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Job Title:Ordnance Equipment Mechanic

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:FL13-113

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$38,985.16 to $51,799.34 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, March 28, 2013 to Monday, April 22, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-6641-08/10

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Term NTE 30 Sept 2013

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

10

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Jacksonville, FL United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Current military members of the Florida National Guard

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 State and your community!

FLORIDA NATIONAL GUARD

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the 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 National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.  

This position is located at 125th FW, Jacksonville, FL 

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: This position is in the Excepted Federal Civil Service "under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709", and is open to Category 1 & 2 Only. Category 1: All permanent/indefinite military technicians in the Florida National Guard; and Category 2: All current military members of the Florida National Guard. First consideration will be given to Category 1.

INDEFINITE APPOINTMENT: This is an obligated position.  This position will be filled as an excepted indefinite appointment for an unspecified period of time not to exceed 30 September 2013.  The incumbent may be terminated at any time within this period upon a 30-day notice.  If an individual employed in the excepted civil service accepts this position, he/she will receive an indefinite appointment.  If a Reduction-In-Force occurs and/or a military tour member reclaims this position, the indefinite appointee will have no reemployment rights to his/her former position or any other position. 

INTRODUCTION: This position is located in the Munitions Element of Equipment Maintenance Branch. The purpose of the position is to perform maintenance on assigned missiles, to operate, repair, maintain and calibrate missile test equipment, operate the Combat Ammunition System (CAS), perform maintenance on assigned equipment, and store, handle and perform intermediate level maintenance on assigned conventional munitions.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment

DUTIES:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position maintains and repairs assigned missiles.  Conducts operational tests utilizing special purpose test equipment and precision measurement devices.  Interprets wiring diagrams, equipment specifications and other technical documents.  Disassembles missiles and determines the nature and extent of components and parts repair required.  Removes and replaces defective components, to insure continued operating capability of the missile and guidance and control system.  Receives, assembles, issues, identifies, inspects, and stores conventional aerospace munitions.  Operates the Combat Ammunition System (CAS).  Inspects, maintains, repairs, and reconditions conventional munitions, containers, and munitions maintenance handling equipment (MMHE).


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must have experience, education or training which has provided the knowledge and application of mechanical and electrical principles and the skill to perform intricate repair and adjustment of hydraulic and pneumatic components and devices.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: WG-10 must have 18 months experience repairing, rebuilding, modifying and testing a variety of major subassemblies; air supply systems, gyroscopes, bearing assemblies, pumping units, turbine units, and servo mechanisms. Must have experience diagnosing malfunctions and determining repair in major components consisting of numerous assemblies, interrelated electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic assemblies and components. Must be skilled in the use of precision measurement instruments such as oscilloscopes, potentiometers, frequency signal generators, etc., as well as in troubleshooting, repairing, calibrating and maintaining missiles and missile test equipment. Experience interpreting and applying a variety of technical manuals and similar published materials.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: WG-08 must have 12 months experience or training in dismantling, cleaning and reassembling various ordnance equipment such as; target detecting, arming, control, steering, power and propulsion units and devices. Experience which required the ability to diagnose malfunctions. Experience in hand tools and a limited number of measuring instruments. Experience in the use of a variety of test equipment, such as ohmmeters, voltmeters and meggers. Experience interpreting and applying a variety of technical manuals and similar published materials.

 

MULTIPLE LEVEL RECRUITMENT:  This position is being advertised using multiple level recruitment to allow for consideration of applicants with the basic skills necessary to develop to the full journeyman level of the position.  If a less than fully qualified applicant is selected, incumbent may be trained and developed until proficiency is gained to full journeyman level.  If less than fully qualified individual is selected for this position, the position has potential to Grade WG-10.

 

COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: All applications will be considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/MOS. Incumbent will be required to be assigned to and qualify in a compatible military position in one of the following: AFSC: 2WXXX.

 

MILITARY GRADE: Enlisted

Please include your military grade in your resume.

 

PHYSICAL EFFORTS: Physical efforts involve climbing, stooping, standing, bending, stretching, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Requires moderate to strenuous physical exertion. Lifts heavy equipment and components, weighing from 50 to 100 pounds.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: Works inside and outside, in inclement weather, on icy, wet, and slippery ramps, aircraft surfaces and work stands, and in temperature and humidity extremes. Subject to dangers from exposure to toxic fumes, high pressure air and fluids, fast actuating metal aircraft surfaces such as landing gears, speed brakes, engine noise, heat blast, intake suction; explosive munitions; chemical munitions, electrical voltage, cartridge actuating devices; liquid oxygen, fire or explosion of aircraft fuels, lubricants, paints and solvents.


 

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

 

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs WILL NOT be authorized.

 

APPLICANTS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR STATE INCENTIVES MANAGER TO DETERMINE IF ACCEPTING THIS POSITION WILL AFFECT ANY BONUS RECEIVED FROM THE MILITARY.

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 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 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.

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 addtional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

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

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For addtional 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 addtional 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 addtional 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, Thrift Savings Plan. For addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.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 Resources 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 Resources 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.

 

Option A:  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 -- Monday, April 22, 2013

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

1.      Go to http://www.usajobs.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: 867659. Click Select a Vacancy.

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

·         You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout.  (When you want to return, go to http://www.usajobs.gov/ and log in.)

·         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, choose one of these options:

·         If your résumé is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking 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.  

Option B:  Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.

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

1.      You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.

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.

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.

·        POC:  

Florida National Guard
Attention: SSG Sarah B. Wester (904) 823-0656
867659



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents are required:

·         Current Resume (For full consideration, please include job titles, starting and ending dates of related experience to include at least month and year. (e.g. January 2008-Present))

·         Transcripts (if applicable)

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), 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 our resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/of0510.pdf

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Sarah B. Wester
Phone: (904)823-0656
Email: EDITHSARAH.B.WESTER.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Florida National Guard
Dept of the Army and Air Force
82 Marine St
St Augustine, FL
32084
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a reveiw of your complete application is done, if you are found qualified your name will be forwarded on a referral certificate 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.

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

867659
1. Title of Job

Ordnance Equipment Mechanic
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

7. Background Information

While serving as a federal employee, have you ever been terminated for cause or resigned after being notified that you would be terminated/separated?
8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

08
10

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

16. Availability Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

001 Ordnance Equipment Mechanic

21. Geographic Availability

121510031 Jacksonville, FL

22. Transition Assistance Plan

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

23. Job Related Experience

Enter number of years in this position.
Enter number of months in this position that do not equal a complete year.  Example:  5 yrs 2 mos
24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Are you currently a Category 1 applicant? A Category 1 applicant is a permanent or excepted indefinite technician employed with the Florida National Guard.

A. Yes
B. No

2. Are you a Category 2 applicant? Category 2 applicants include current members of the Florida Army or Florida Air National Guard.

A. Yes
B. No

3. Are you a Category 3 applicant? Category 3 applicants are individuals who qualify for membership in the Florida Army or Florida Air National Guard but are not current members.

A. Yes
B. No

4. In the event that you are not found to be qualified, do you consent to the release of your name to the labor organization?

A. Yes
B. No

5. Are you an active member of the Florida Army or Air National Guard?

A. I am currently a Permanent or Indefinite Federal Technician with the Florida Army or Air National Guard.
B. I am currently a Temporary Federal Technician with the Florida Army or Air National Guard.
C. I am currently a Traditional (Drill, ADSW, etc.), member of the Florida Army or Air National Guard.
D. No, I am not an active member of the Florida National Guard but I AM WILLING AND ELIGIBLE to immediately become an active Military Member of the Florida Army or Air National Guard? (If you are not sure you are eligible, please contact a Florida Army National Guard recruiter at (800) 464-8273 or the Florida Air National Guard recruiter at (800) 824-8495 before applying for this position.).
E. No, I am not an active member of the Florida National Guard and I AM NOT WILLING to become an active member of the Florida National Guard.

6. Have you completed basic training in at least one branch of the military that would enable you to enlist in the Florida Army or Air National Guard by the close date of this announcement?

A. Yes
B. No

7. Are you currently receiving Federal Military retirement pay? If you are retired military or planning on retirement within the next year, you will not be eligible to join the Florida Army or Air National Guard.

A. Yes
B. No

8. Do you possess experience or training which has provided you with the knowledge and application of mechanical and electrical principles and the skill to perform intricate repair and adjustment of hydraulic and pneumatic components and devices?

A. Yes
B. No

9. Do you possess 18 months experience repairing, rebuilding, modifying and testing a variety of major subassemblies; air supply systems, gyroscopes, bearing assemblies, pumping units, turbine units, and servo mechanisms; experience diagnosing malfunctions and determining repair in major components consisting of numerous assemblies, interrelated electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic assemblies and components; skilled in the use of precision measurement instruments such as oscilloscopes, potentiometers, frequency signal generators, etc., as well as in troubleshooting, repairing, calibrating and maintaining missiles and missile test equipment; experience interpreting and applying a variety of technical manuals and similar published materials?

A. Yes
B. No

10. Do you possess 12 months experience or training in dismantling, cleaning and reassembling various ordnance equipment such as; target detecting, arming, control, steering, power and propulsion units and devices; experience which required the ability to diagnose malfunctions; experience in hand tools and a limited number of measuring instruments; experience in the use of a variety of test equipment, such as ohmmeters, voltmeters and meggers; experience interpreting and applying a variety of technical manuals and similar published materials?

A. Yes
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I know little or nothing about this.

B- I have had study or training in this.

C- I have used my knowledge or ability, but I have been closely supervised.

D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.

E- I am consulted by other journeypersons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.

11. Assembly, installation and operation of aerospace munitions such as missiles and bombs, etc.

12. Troubleshoot munition malfunctions and determine reason for system failure.

13. Use of special handtools and precision test equipment used in the calibration of aerospace munitions.

14. Receive, identify, inspect and store conventional aerospace munitions such as bombs, ammunition, starter cartridges, flares, egress munitions, etc.

15. Interpret technical manuals, illustrations, specifications, diagrams and schematics necessary to identify repair and make modifications to munitions.

16. Operating the Combat Ammunition System (CAS).

17. Performing maintenance on munitions maintenance handling equipment (MMHE).

18. Operating, repairing, maintaining, and calibrating missile test equipment.

19. Determining the root system malfunction by combining data from all sources of test equipment.

20. Train lower level airmen in proper munitions handling methods and procedures.


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Job Announcement Number:

FL13-113

Control Number:

340740300