BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(5823-10XX) LEAD AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC
November 30, 1987
Lead Automotive Mechanic:
Serves as a working group leader of a very
small group of employees engaged in vehicle maintenance activities.
Performs duties contained in KP 14.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given
This section is composed of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
which are required to satisfactorily perform the tasks of the position.
Applicants must demonstrate that they possess a sufficient level of each
KSA, to include at least minimum competency for senior-qualified
positions to enable them to perform these tasks satisfactorily.
Applicants demonstrate these levels by describing examples of
experience, education, or training, any of which may be non-postal.
Ratings are based on the demonstration of the level of possession of
each of the KSAs. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying.
B-1. Ability to use hand tools.
B-2. Knowledge of automotive equipment.
B-4. Ability to work without immediate supervision.
B-5. Ability to perform preventive maintenance.
B-6. Ability to use reference materials and manuals
B-7. Ability to diagnose mechanical trouble.
B-10. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
B-19. Ability to instruct.
B-20. Ability to use measuring instruments (mechanical, electronic, as
appropriate to line of work).
B-27. Ability to diagnose electrical and electronic trouble.
B-53. Ability to work with others.
B-54. Ability to schedule work, either materials or people.
Applicants must have successfully completed Postal Service Tests 940 and
Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of
the position. Vision of 20/40 (Snellen) in one eye and ability to read
without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters are
required. Corrective lenses are permitted. Ability to distinguish basis
colors and shades is desirable. Ability to hear the conversational voice
is required; hearing aids are permitted.
Applicants must have a valid state driver's license, and demonstrate and
maintain a safe driving record. Applicants must pass the Postal Service
road test to show the ability to safely drive a vehicle of the type used
on the job.