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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Surface Maintenance Mechanic Inspector

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:CT-13-005 (826987)

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$24.39 to $28.45 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 to Thursday, February 14, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5801-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Temporary Promotion

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Windsor Locks, CT United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

AREA I ONLY

JOB SUMMARY:

CONNECTICUT ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Temporary Promotion not to exceed two (2) years. The purpose of the appointment is to backfill a deployed Soldier. This appointment will be terminated within 30 days of return of the incumbent to the position. Due to the immediate needs of the agency, the selected applicant must be available to start within 30 days from HRO approval.

DUTY LOCATION:  Combined Support Maintenance Shop, Camp Hartell, Windsor Locks, CT

JOB SUMMARY:  The purpose of the position is to serve as an inspector of surface maintenance equipment to ensure that physical and operating characteristics are within acceptable standards and specifications.  Duties involve complex inspection work that requires a wide variety of inspection processes and techniques.  May assist higher graded inspectors, as required.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Connecticut Army National Guard.   

AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:

  • Area 1:  All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the Connecticut Army National Guard.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Wear of the military uniform is mandatory.
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory.

DUTIES:

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The major duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Inspects a large variety of heavy-duty mobile equipment (i.e., combat, tactical, etc.) and automotive vehicles (i.e., attack tanks, large cranes, tank retrievers, fire trucks, bridge transporters, armored vehicle launched bridges, bulldozers, road graders, crawler tractors, power shovels, self propelled earth compacting equipment, self propelled artillery, etc.). 
  • Inspects complex, interrelated mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic and electrical systems, equipment and their components while in operation or in a standby condition. 
  • Uses specially designed testing methods and test equipment such as computerized test sets, precision gauges, electronic sensors, injector test stands, engine scopes, etc., to assure that tolerance and safety factors have been met. 
  • Performs final inspection, certifying that equipment is in satisfactory operating condition, or rejects the work and returns the equipment to the repair shop with specific reports prescribing additional repairs.
  • Serves as inspector on Command Maintenance Evaluation Teams (COMET) and/or as a member of Maintenance Assistance and Instruction Teams (MAIT).


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GENERAL EXPERIENCE:  Experience which demonstrates knowledge of equipment to be able to do routine jobs, simple preventative maintenance tasks, and is able to use common tools and equipment in the line of work.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Your resume and any other supporting documentation you wish to provide must clearly substantiate you currently possess 18 months of specialized experience in the following:

  • Experience diagnosing, repairing, overhauling, and modifying more complex vehicles, equipment, and more complicated systems.
  • Experience which has provided a thorough knowledge of diagnostic equipment.
  • Experience applying independent judgment in determining methods and techniques required to solve unusually complex maintenance and repair problems.
  • Experienced in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on vehicles, equipment and systems.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Study successfully completed in a college, university, technical school or vocational school may be substituted for experience at the rate of one year of study  (30 semester hours or 20 classroom hours of instruction per week) for 6 months of experience.  Courses must be directly related to the work of the position.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  

  • Ability to inspect the full range of equipment at remote worksites in support of field organizations, field units during field exercise training periods, or before major pieces of equipment are sent for repair to a supporting maintenance facility. 
  • Ability to apply a wide variety of complex inspection techniques to examine a variety of heavy-duty mobile equipment (i.e., combat, tactical, etc.) and automotive vehicles (i.e., attack tanks, large cranes, tank retrievers, fire trucks, bridge transporters, armored vehicle launched bridges, bulldozers, road graders, crawler tractors, power shovels, self propelled earth compacting equipment, self propelled artillery, etc.); that may include inspection of heavy artillery, small arms, powered support and other equipment or components of equal or lesser complexity.
  • Ability to inspect complex, interrelated mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic and electrical systems, equipment and their components while in operation or in a standby condition. 
  • Ability to operate a large variety of test equipment, some of which is specially designed to test complex interrelated mechanical/electrical/ hydraulic/pneumatic systems.
  • Ability to use specially designed testing methods and test equipment such as computerized test sets, precision gauges, electronic sensors, injector test stands, engine scopes, etc., to assure that tolerance and safety factors have been met.


COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: This is a Temporary Promotion and does not require Military Cmpatibility, however a rank requirement must be met to avoid grade inversion. 

  • MILITARY GRADE (Prior to application):  Enlisted:  E-7 through E-9
  • COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT:   ENL CMF: 12,13,14,19,25,88,91,92,94
  • UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT:  Any unit within the State.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: This position is covered by the medical monitoring program. Individual selected must undergo a preemployment physical examination prior to appointment.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Please ensure you follow all instructions carefully.  Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.  Applicant must ensure resume and any other required supporting documentation clearly portrays that s/he meets the required experience level for the position.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:  https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.



OTHER INFORMATION:

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (see http://www.sss.gov/).

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.

MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM:   If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (incentives).  In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your serving incentive manager (CTARNG – J1 or CTANG – Retention Office) prior to accepting an offer for the position.  For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program, the following termination rule applies:

  • Incentive Termination without Recoupment:  If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent position after 25 February 2010 where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment.


HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete application (See "Required Documents" section below) by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, February 14, 2013.

To begin the process, click the "Apply Online" button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account and either create or upload a resume.  You will then be redirected to the Application Manager to finish to application process.  Be sure to upload the required documents and ensure you click the "Submit My Answers" button at the end of the process.  Mailed/emailed applications will not be accepted.

Note: To update, correct or check on your application status, simply visit the Application Manager and use the Vacancy Identification Number 826987.

If you cannot apply online, you may FAX your resume, assessment questionnaire and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144.  You must print a copy of OPM Form 1203-FX, document your responses to the assessment questionnaire (click here to View Occupational Questionnaire) and use the official FAX Cover Page; Attention: 826987.  Please retain your fax confirmation in the event you may need to validate your submission.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:
 
1.  Complete this FAX Cover Page using the following vacancy ID number: 826987.
2.  Fax your documents to 478-757-3144.
3.  Please retain your fax confirmation in the event you may need to validate your submission.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Resume showing relevant experience
  • Responses to the Assessment Questionnaire
  • Unofficial Transcripts, if used to qualify (An official transcript may be required before being hired.)
  • OF 306 - Declaration of Federal Employment (THIS FORM NEEDS YOUR SIGNATURE ON PAGE 2)

If you do not submit the required OF 306, you will be disqualified.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Staffing Office
Phone: (860)613-7618
Email: NGCT.HRO.STAFFING@NG.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
CSMS
Camp Hartell
RTE 75
Windsor Locks, CT
06096

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  After a review of your complete application is made, you may be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interviews.  You will be notified by email as to the status of your application after each step is completed.

Thank you for your interest in the Connecticut National Guard.  Good luck!


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Job Announcement Number:

CT-13-005 (826987)

Control Number:

335900000