Bowling Equipment Repairer

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Location: Naval Base Kitsap - Bremerton - Recreation Center

Pay Grade: NA-4819-05

Employee privileges include access to base facilities such as gyms, recreation centers, restaurants, and discount tickets to sporting and entertainment events.

Summary of Duties: This position assists in maintaining all equipment and facilities in optimum operating condition, and to repair or replace any inoperative equipment. Assists Senior Mechanic with installing, adjusting, overhauling and regularly inspecting bowling facility electrical, electronic, and mechanical equipment to include automatic pinsetter, automatic ball returns, speed cradle stops, automatic score and foul units, automatic ball cleaner, hole borers, and lane maintenance machines. Diagnoses malfunctioning equipment referring to manuals for diagrams and instructions. Follows manufacturers maintenance schedules. Conditions, maintains and repair bowling pins and lanes. For example, repair cracks, chips, and splinters using wood and plastic lane stock, sanding and recoating surfaces. Maintains required records and reports; initiates request for spare parts, supplies, and hand equipment. Performs general housekeeping tasks to ensure proper standards of appearance, cleanliness, and safety of assigned spaces. Performs other mechanical and electrical work to bowling facility as time and capabilities permit. Duties are performed to provide customer satisfaction and contribute positively to the success and profitability of the organization.

Qualifications: Must have formal training in bowling equipment repair and maintenance or a minimum of two year practical experience in this field. AMF/Qubica or Brunswick certification and training desirable as experience, but not necessary. Skill in the use of hand tools and ability to perform limited preventive maintenance such as cleaning and oiling equipment and conditioning lane surfaces. Ability to use common cleaning materials and equipment and to safely operate and adjust bowling equipment. Must be able to communicate verbally and be able to take written instructions from the supervisor and manual. Must have a valid driver’s license and must have or obtain First Aid/CPR certifications within first 90 days of employment.

Conditions of Employment: Successful completion of National Agency (NACI) background check required. Must be able to lift and carry parts and assemblies weighing up to 40 pounds, occasionally may push or pull assemblies weighing up to 100 pounds. This position requires frequent stooping, bending, climbing, stooping, and working in awkward places. Work is performed primarily indoors in adequately heated and lighted area. Exposure to loud noises, dust, grease, chemical cleaning solvents, and the possibility of cuts, bruises, abrasions, and electrical shock. Routine schedule is Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings and during special events which could fall on weekends or holidays.

How to Apply: Submit a completed NAF Application and Declaration for Federal Employment Form 306 downloadable at Send signed application and Form 306 via mail to: CNRNW FFR, Attn Human Resources, Bldg. 94, 1103 Hunley Rd Silverdale, WA 98315 or e-mail at: or may apply at,