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Job Title:SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC INSPECTOR- MATES

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:KY13-074

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$22.62 to $26.45 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 to Tuesday, April 16, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5801-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Temporary Promotion

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Knox, KY United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

OPEN TO AREA ONE MEMBERS OF THE KYARNG ONLY!!

JOB SUMMARY:

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your States and your community!

KENTUCKY ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: INDEFINITE - EXCEPTED - ENLISTED

*TEMPORARY PROMOTION

*INCUMBENT HAS RETURN RIGHTS TO POSITION

 

SELECTING SUPERVISOR AND DUTY LOCATION: CW2 Chris Kehl, MATES, (502) 607-2931

 

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: AREA ONE - All qualified permanently employed excepted technicians of the Kentucky Army National Guard. 

 

THE KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. SELECTION OF THIS POSITION WILL BE MADE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, NON-DISQUALIFYING DISABILITY, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, MARITAL STATUS, MEMBERSHIP OR NON-MEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION OR ANY OTHER NON MERIT FACTOR.

 

INTRODUCTION:   The purpose of this position is to serve as a inspector of surface maintenance equipment to ensure that physical and operating characteristics are within acceptable standards and specifications.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment
  • Wear of the military uniform is a requirement of this position
  • You must obtain/maintain a compatible military position

DUTIES:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The purpose of this position is to serve as a inspector of surface maintenance equipment to ensure that physical and operating characteristics are within acceptable standards and specifications. 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. Inspects equipment to determine repairs needed. Serves as inspector on Command Maintenance Evaluation Teams (COMET) and/or as a member of Maintenance Assistance and Instruction Teams (MAIT). Incumbent may be required to prepare for and support the mission through the accomplishment of duties pertaining to military training, military readiness, force protection and other mission related assignments including, but not limited to, training of traditional Guard members, CWDE/NBC training, exercise participation (ORE/ORI/UCI/MEI/OCI/IG, etc.), mobility exercise participation, FSTA/ATSO exercise participation, SABC training, LOAC training, weapons qualification training, participation in military formations, and medical mobility processing within the guidelines of NGB/ARNG/ANG/State/TAG rules, regulations and laws. Performs other duties as assigned. (A more comprehensive detailed description of the position may be found in Position Description D1285000 in the employing unit or in the Human Resources Office.)

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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MINIMUM GRADE:  E5/SGT                MAXIMUM GRADE:  CW2

THIS MUST BE INCLUDED SOMEWHERE ON YOUR RESUME'

 

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidate is required to be assigned to a compatible military unit and MOS/AFSC in accordance with TPR 303.  ECMF:  12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92, 94   WOBR: 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92, 94   WMOS:882A

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: COMPLETE DATES MUST BE USED FOR YOUR EXPERIENCE.  EXAMPLE 2 JAN 1980 TO 3 MARCH 1981 OR JAN 1980 TO MARCH 1981.  USE OF YEAR ONLY WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION.  EACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE -IN THEIR OWN WORDS -THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION.  DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. ALSO, MAKE SURE YOUR NAME IS ON EVERY DOCUMENT SUBMITTED; OTHERWISE IT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Experience or training 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 EXPERIENCEMust have 18 months specialized experience or training 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.

  

COMPETENCIES - Competencies are self assessment tools to help you determine how qualified you feel you are for the job.  These are factors that are essential to successful performance in this position and should be reflected in your resume.

Competencies:

a. Ability to inspect the full range of equipment at remote worksites in support of field organizations.

b. Ability to apply a wide variety of complex inspection techniques to examine a variety of equipment.

c. Ability to inspect complex, interrelated mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic and electrical systems.

d. Ability to operate a large variety of test equipment.

e. Ability to use specially designed testing methods and test equipment.

f. Ability to interpret technical manuals, illustrations, specifications, diagrams, and schematics to make repairs and modifications.


 

OTHER CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS POSITION: SELECTEE WILL BE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DIRECT DEPOSIT/ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER PROGRAM. THIS POSITION REQUIRES A PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet all necessary job requirements.  To determine if your 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 rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package.  Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at  http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.

Retirement Information and Services for New Employees.
This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.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  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 Office 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 Qualifications Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.      

(Here is a link for aiding you in building your Resume):

http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/ResumeAndApplicationTips#icc

(Ten Tips for Letting Federal Employers Know Your Work):

http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/TenTips#icc

 Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questionnaire:

·         You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed – and your résumé is not attached – until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your résumé.

·         You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

·         You must complete the entire process by the closing date --  Tuesday, April 16, 2013

·         You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout.  (When you want to return, go to      https://applicationmanager.gov   and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)

·         To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:

           1.      Go to       https://applicationmanager.gov    and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

          2.      Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number: 866106

          3.      Verify that all of your documents appear on the table with a status of Processed

                 ·       If you Submit more than one Qualifications Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one Submitted is the one that is used.  Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.

To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire, click the Apply Online button. Your résumé will be attached only to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire.

1.     You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.  Click on this link to obtain the 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:   http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdff



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents are required:

Resume'

Transcripts (if applicable)  

Miscellaneous (if applicable) 

 

NOTE:   Applicants are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to use the USA JOBS Resume Builder to apply for this position.   Do not submit an OF-612; it is obsolete and no longer accepted.   If you choose to use your personal resume. 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:

Christina P. Riddle
Phone: (502)607-1278
Email: CHRISTINA.RIDDLE@US.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
Kentucky National Guard
Human Resources Staffing
100 Minuteman Pkwy Bldg 210
Frankfort, KY
40601-6168
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.


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Job Announcement Number:

KY13-074

Control Number:

340561700