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  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications & Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Electronics Mechanic

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-049

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$22.38 to $26.10 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Saturday, February 02, 2013 to Tuesday, February 12, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-2604-10

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Guernsey, WY United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Must be a current member of the US Army, US Army Reserves, or Army National Guard to be considered for this vacancy.

JOB SUMMARY:

WYOMING MILITARY DEPARTMENT DUAL STATUS TECHNICIAN
NATIONWIDE JOB OPPORTUNITY
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Applicants must be current members of the United States Army, US Army Reserves or Army National Guard to be considered for this vacancy and/or able to transfer to the Wyoming Army National Guard

 

WYOMING ARMY NATIONAL GUARD MEMEBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Wyoming Army National Guard.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.  Applicants who are not currently a member of the Wyoming Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Wyoming Army National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

 

Open Area of Consideration: 

Area 3:  Nationwide Technician (Technician) - Open to US Army, US Army Reserves and Army National Guard who are current members and/or eligible to transfer to the Wyoming National Guard.

 

Technician Info:

Paragraph #: 6021

Line #: 131

Position Title: Electronics Mechanic

Position Series/Grade: WG-2604-10

 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must become a member of the Wyoming National Guard before appt.
  • Must submit ERB/ORB with application.
  • Refer to “Required Documents” section for additional details.
  • Must obtain a favorable (ANACI) National Agency Check within 1 yr of appt.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain SECRET security clearance.
  • Relocation costs are not authorized with this vacancy.

DUTIES:

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a.  INTRODUCTION:

 

This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters—State, Logistics Directorate (J-4), Surface Maintenance Facility.  The primary purpose of this position is to perform field and sustainment maintenance and repair on moderately complex electronics equipment and systems.

      

b.  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

(1) Performs troubleshooting and routine repairs on individual components and moderately complex systems of launch pod/containers (LP/C), trainer rocket simulator modules, Missiles/Launchers Pod Assemblies (M/LPA), trainer missile simulator modules, and various like items.  Troubleshoots carrier electrical and power distributions systems components of the weapon system or equipment being repaired.  Isolates faulty assemblies, cables, wiring harnesses and modules to component level for repair or replacement.  Performs initial and final checks and may perform inspections when required on equipment being repaired.

 

(2) Performs functional tests, analyzes performance and malfunctions, removes, installs, tests, maintains, modifies, performs alignments and troubleshoots the electronic, electrical, modules, and interconnecting cables of a variety of combat and tactical, and communication equipment.  This equipment has moderate or limited complexity to include multi-channel very high frequency (VHF) or ultra high frequency (UHF) transmitters or receivers, power supplies, and multilayered printed circuit boards.  Repairs or replaces chassis mounted components on Unit Under Test (UUT).  Performs Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) operations for fault isolation on electronic modules, circuit cards and assemblies, and similar items to component level.  Replaces faulty components on UUT printed circuit boards and power distribution systems.  Utilizes oscilloscopes, signal generators, digital multi-meters, and other test equipment to locate, diagnose, and repair malfunctions. 

 

(3) Performs field and limited sustainment maintenance to include installation, routine maintenance, repair, and overhaul of fixed and mobile operational communication and electronics systems, e.g., shelter mounted AM radio and teletype systems, shelter mounted single side band radio and teletype systems, shelter mounted radio relay and terminal systems, other moderately complex systems, peripheral equipment, and related test equipment, and Modification Table Of Equipment (MTOE) authorized automation equipment. Repairs, aligns, and adjusts infrared night vision sights, optical sights, and traversing units.  Removes and replaces defective electrical, electronic, and mechanical components.  Conducts inspections, diagnoses nature and extent of equipment malfunction.  Determines whether equipment may be economically repaired or declared unserviceable.  Performs required maintenance to restore to a serviceable condition various types of tactical computers, radio sets, and similar items.  Repairs or recommends for salvage defective components or assemblies.  Isolates and diagnoses cause of circuit/component malfunction using signal string lists, schematics, standard, special and electronic Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) or repair equipment.  Uses associated field maintenance equipment in analytical maintenance procedures.  Installs and applies equipment modifications when directed.

 

(4) Uses various types of test equipment to include systems test sets and stands such as AN/GRM-122s, frequency meters, standing wave indicators, oscillators, ohmmeters, voltmeters, resistance bridges, and signal generators to localize trouble by component unit, by circuit within a component, and by element of a circuit.  Uses special and common hand tools, power tools, and gauges to make intricate repairs.

 

(5) Performs administrative functions in establishing and maintaining maintenance records on equipment maintained or repaired.  Assists in the preparation of requests for required repair parts.

 

(6) May conduct or be involved in a Maintenance Assistance and Instruction Team (MAIT) or act as an inspector on a Command Maintenance Evaluation Team (COMET) on electronic, automation, communication, and equipment.  Provides technical assistance and instruction to units throughout the state so that they will be able to operate at the desired level of proficiency.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

Work involved in fabricating, overhauling, modifying, installing, troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining ground, airborne, and marine electronic equipment, such as: radio; radar; sonar; cryptographic; satellite; microwave; micro computers and peripherals; laser; infrared; industrial x-ray; marine, aeronautical, and space navigation aid; TV receiver; surveillance; and similar devices. The work requires knowledge of electronic principles; the ability to recognize improper operation, locate the cause, and determine the best method to correct the defect; and the skill to disassemble, assemble, and adjust electronic equipment. The work includes using both manual and automated test equipment. The work may require the use of a personal computer and numerous software packages to program or realign various components or systems, download information, and detect equipment deficiencies.

 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

Must possess experience or training which demonstrates the applicants knowledge of electrical or electronic theory, knowledge of common testing procedures, skill in the use of hand tools of the electronics trade, and skill in reading schematics.  

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Must possess 18 months experience or training in utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic systems or equipment; experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic equipment or systems; experience in making mechanical repairs that required the use of precision measuring and calibrating equipment; experience in using complex test equipment such as deviation meters, complex special test panels, etc; and experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications.

 

NOTE: Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position.  Applicants must provide from (MM/YYYY) and to (MM/YYYY) dates with description of your specialized experience. 

 

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

 

Enlisted applicant’s military grade cannot exceed the maximum military grade authorized. Over-grade applicant must provide a written statement of understanding, willingness to be administratively reduced in grade (state specific grade) if selected for this position.

 

FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY TO JOIN THE WYOMING ARMY NATIONAL GUARDCALL (307) 251-1234 OR E-MAIL WyomingGuard@gmail.com

 

MILITARY GRADES:

Enlisted             Min: E1            Max: E7        (Dependent upon unit availability)

Warrant            Min: W01         Max: CW2

 

Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military grade promotion.

 

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENTS:

Enlisted:  25, 94, 13D, 13M, 13P, 13R, 14E, 14T, 14Z, 15E, 29E, 35T

                91A, 91F, 91G, 91H, 91K, 91M, 91P, 91S, 91X, 91Z

Warrant: 25, 29, 91, 94

 

Must possess or be eligible to retrain into MOS.


EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS:

 

-    Technicians are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).

-    The Selected applicant must complete a “Declaration of Federal Employment: prior to the appointment date.

-    Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these military incentives.

-    Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP).

-    Relocation expenses will not be paid by the Government unless noted in the Announcement.

-    Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.

-    Veteran’s preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.

 

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.  Making a false statement in any part of your application may result in disciplinary action.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

 

This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to new/prospective employees.  http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

 

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

 

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

 

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

 

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

 

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, and Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. 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.

 

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the Wyoming National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:

1.  Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and

2.  Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Use the Online way for convenience and quickest processing.

 

   Option A.  To Apply Online

 

To apply online, applicant must complete and submit an application by accessing the USAJOBS website at www.usajobs.com.  Follow these steps to complete the online application:

 

·         Log into USAJOBS website       www.usajobs.com and enter the job announcement number in the left hand box titled What:” ; enter Wyoming in the right hand box titled “Where:”,  then click on the SEARCH JOBS button.

·         Click on blue job title link.

·         Select the blue “APPLY ONLINE” tab in the right-hand column.

·         Follow/complete the prompts to sign into an existing USAJOBS account or to create a new account.

·         Use a resume previously loaded into USA Jobs or upload a new one.  Check the appropriate boxes and select “Apply for this position now!”; then “Take me there now”.

·         The system will take you to Application Manager, which is where you will complete the online occupational questionnaire and upload additional documents.

·         Complete the necessary blocks in “Biographic Information” section; then Next.

·         Complete the “Eligibility Information” section; then Next.

·         Complete the “Other Information” section; Under Job Related Experience, input a number greater than 0 for both Years and Months; then Next. 

·         The system will take you to the online occupational questionnaire, which is a required component of the application process.

·         Follow the instruction in the documents section of the application process for submitting all required documents.

·         You must submit your answers to be considered for this vacancy.  A “Confirmation of your Submission to USA Staffing® Application Manager” will appear.  Print for your records.

To return to a saved application, log into your USAJOBS account at http://www.usajobs.com and click on "Application Status."  Click on the position title, and then select “UPDATE APPLICATION” to continue.

 

If an applicant has questions regarding the online application, including problems submitting supporting documents, contact the point of contact located in the right column at the top of the vacancy announcement for assistance.  

 

All online applications and supplemental materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Tuesday, February 12, 2013.  Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications online using the application process outlined at www.usajobs.com.

 

   Option B:  Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.

If it is not practical for you to apply Online, you can write your answers on paper.  Follow these steps:

1.  Print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.  Click here for the online questionnaire: View Occupational Questionnaire

2.  Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703) 724-1850 – after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.

3. You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.  

By Fax: If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here -- http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly.  The fax number is 1-478-757-3144.  Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents are required: 
  

*** Records Review

US Army, US Army Reserves, and Army National Guard members must submit Enlisted/Officer Records Brief (ERB/ORB) with application.

 

*** Personal Resume

Include the following information:

* Announcement # and title of the position for which you are applying

* Your full name, mailing address, and phone numbers where you can be reached (must be on the resume)

* Your Social Security Number and birth date (must be on the resume)

* A narrative of your work (paid or unpaid), training, education, and/or other experiences that may be related to this vacancy

* Show actual begin and end dates (MM/YY - MM/YY) format for all work experience submitted

* List all pertinent military experiences

* Describe your duties (work experience) in your own words. Do not submit copies or official position descriptions.

 

*** College transcripts MUST be submitted when substituting education for experience.  Unofficial copies will be accepted.

 

NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be considered. Complete and accurate data is essential to ensure fair evaluation of candidates. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure the data provided is accurate and complete. Only the experience, qualifications, and education shown on resume can be used to evaluate a candidate's qualifications for this position.

 

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications. Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

William E. Pacheco
Phone: (307)772-5289
Email: WILLIAM.E.PACHECO@US.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
Wyoming National Guard
Human Resources Office
ATTN 1LT Melissa Smith
5410 Bishop Blvd
Cheyenne, WY
82009
USA

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 will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

 

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:  

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

View Occupational Questionnaire


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Job Announcement Number:

13-049

Control Number:

336957900