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Posted on: June 2, 2023

[ARCHIVED] DoD Skillbridge Intern Mechanical Technician, Peraton, Topeka, KS

As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customer.  At Peraton, we're partnering with our Armed Forces to provide information, mentoring and employment opportunities for Veterans that are transitioning into the Private Sector after selflessly serving our Nation. The Department of Defense has implemented the SkillBridge Intern program to provide Veterans with opportunities to gain "civilian experience" before they actually end their military career. Veterans bring a wealth of experience, discipline and energy, and Peraton understands the significant value of hiring Veterans. Want to support the United States Postal Service (USPS) mission while working with Peraton as part of the SkillBridge program?

The USPS Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS is a depot repair facility for USPS mail processing, delivery, and bulk mail systems repairable parts. Examples: repairing printed circuit boards, electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies to component level. The CRF provides depot level maintenance for essential automation, mechanization, retail and bulk mail processing systems used in all mail processing and retail installations. We have opportunities available such as a Mechanical Technician I. The Technician I – Mechanical works at the United States Postal Service (USPS) Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS. Roles and Responsibilities: - Our Mechanical Technician applies working technical knowledge to perform simple or routine tasks in the repair of various types of mechanical, electromechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment - Tests, analyzes, and overhauls electromechanical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment using manufacturer’s manuals or similar documentation, detailed drawings, cut away and exploded view drawings, electrical diagrams, and testing equipment - Verifies dimensions using precision measuring tools such as micrometers and calipers. - Remove, replace, and reinstall electrical and mechanical assemblies and hardware in the repair and overhaul of equipment using hand tools, power tools, hoists, precision-measuring and test equipment - Tests items per requirements for circuit continuity and operational reliability using MultiMate's, voltmeters, function generators, megohmmeters and oscilloscopes. Analyzes test results, makes repairs or adjustments accordingly - Receives technical guidance as required from supervisor or higher level technicians. - Performs other related duties as assigned Qualifications Basic Qualifications: - High school graduate or equivalent - Must be a US Citizen - United States Postal Service Sensitive security clearance required to start - Formal mechanical training from an accredited program or equivalent military training, or a minimum of two years verifiable work history experience in mechanical and/or electromechanical repairs may be used in lieu of education - Must have a strong mechanical aptitude with the knowledge and ability to perform repairs on simple to medium complexity electromechanical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic items - Ability to perform basic troubleshooting techniques - Must be able to read both electrical and mechanical wiring diagrams, schematics and blueprints - Understand the fundamentals of AC and DC motor theory, single and three phase motors Physical Requirements: - Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects - Physical activity may include climbing, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motion - Required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines, where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature - Subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current

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