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Job Title:Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:Army 13-059

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$47,980.00 to $62,296.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, April 08, 2013 to Tuesday, April 30, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-2610-10/12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
West Jordan, UT United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

UTAH NATIONAL GUARD

ARMY TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

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

Upon completion of your application there is a page which reflects the following "Confirmation of your Submission to USA Staffing Application Manager".  Please print this page and keep it in your records as completion of intent to apply for a vacancy.  This page provides information about the job applied for and the date and time of submission. 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.
  • Shift work may be required.
  • ***APPLICANT MUST ADDRESS THE JOBS KSA'S ON RESUME.***
  • APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON LINE THROUGH USAJOBS.

DUTIES:

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This position is located in the Electronics Branch of an Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF), Army Aviation Flight Activity (AAFA), or Aviation Classification and Repair Activity Depot (AVCRAD). Its purpose is to perform work involved in installing, troubleshooting, repairing, modifying, calibrating, aligning, and maintaining the complete electronic integrated system on the AH-64 (Apache) helicopter.  Performs operational checks, inspections, tests and troubleshooting on electronic integrated systems composed of a number of sensor subsystems: Integrated Helmet and Display Sight System (IHADDS), the Target Acquisition Designation System (TADS), the Pilot Night Vision System (PNVS), the Air Data Subsystem, the Heading Attitude Reference System (HARS) and Doppler Navigation System (DNS); a logic subsystem-- the Multiplex Data Bus System (MUX) and components including the Fire Control Computer (FCC), the Backup Control System (BUCS) and primary and secondary data buses, Multiplex Remote Terminal Units (MRTU), Data Link Terminal Units (DLTU), and Digital Automatic Stabilization Equipment Computer (DASEC); and actuating subsystems--the Point Target Weapon System (PTWS), Area Weapon System (AWS), Aerial Rocket Control System (ARCS), and the Digital Automatic Stabilization Equipment (DASE), which includes the Stability Augmentation System (SAS), Command Augmentation System (CAS) and Hover Augmentation System (HAS). Completes operational checks, inspections, tests and troubleshooting of Line Replaceable Units (LRU). Isolates unusual malfunctions using technical manuals, schematics, and wiring diagrams, tools and test equipment including automatic test equipment. Adjusts and aligns sensors, transmitters, amplifiers, power supplies, display devices, controls, actuators, servos, computers and other related components.  Maintains, modifies, calibrates and inspects a wide variety of user test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE).  Completes bench check, testing, repair, inspection, modification, programming, reprogramming, mating, adjusting, alignment, and analyzing of LRUs and shop replaceable units. Uses a variety of test equipment such as automatic test equipment (ATE), oscilloscopes, DTA computer, multimeters, power meters, combined Boresight Harmonization Kits, and special purpose bench test sets. Tests and troubleshoots solid state electronic assemblies and subassemblies such as circuit cards, modules, rate gyros, electronic control amplifiers, electro-mechanical assemblies, random access memories, programmable read-only memories and various integrated circuits.  Identifies faulty part and repairs to level authorized. Ensures and certifies operational integrity of various night vision systems, electro-optical components, and integrated helmet and display system devices. Reassembles unit after repair, performs alignment and makes shop checks.  Recommends methods to improve equipment performance, technical data, and maintenance procedures by reporting hardware and software malfunctions, initiates material deficiency reports both on equipment and in technical data, and assists in design changes as necessary.   When designated on NGB Flying Status Orders, serves as member of flight crew for the purpose of diagnosing and recording malfunctions, or otherwise determining maintenance and repair requirements. Guides lower level mechanics in the performance of duties.  Processes and accounts for due-in supply assets. Ensures that material and equipment are properly stored, protected and maintained and that funds are not obligated for material or parts without proper justification.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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LOCATION OF POSITION:  Army Aviation Support Facility, West Jordan, Utah

POSITION DESCRIPTION NUMBER:  D0872000

AREA OF CONSIDERATION:  Statewide

APPOINTMENT TYPE:  Permanent

APPOINTMENT REQUIREMENTS:   Enlisted

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

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY:    CMF 94, 15 (Except 15P/Q/V).

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:  This position has known promotion potential.

VICE:  Patrick Brady, Jade Cowley

SELECTING SUPERVISOR:  SSG Jade Cowley

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:  Do you have experience, training or education working with electronics, radar, data processing and as well as working knowledge of the mechanical and hydraulic knowledge in operations of equipment in this arena?

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: For successful performance in this position, each applicant must fully justify on their application how they meet each KSA listed.  Please make sure to include beginning and ending dates (month and year) for all jobs listed on your resume.

1.        Ability to apply electronic theories and practices to identify, isolate and repair malfunctions in one or more complex integrated systems where knowledge of the entire system is necessary to interpret error data and trace back through a number of units of the system to locate deficiencies.

 

2.        Thorough knowledge of the principles of digital and analog circuits, electro-mechanical devices, solid-state devices theory, digital techniques, synchro/servo operation and integrated circuit theory.

 

3.        Ability to interpret and trace schematic, logic and wiring diagrams and use a wide variety of test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE). Ability to perform algebraic and trigonometric formulas to solve work-related problems.

 

4.        Knowledge of the Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS) and other automated programs, publications or directives as may be applicable to the function.

WG-12 requires 36 months of specialized experience.

WG-10 requires 18 months of specialized experience. 


Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Medical screening will be completed upon selection for hire. 

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.

Soldiers who accept a technician position will be terminated from the Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP).

Indefinite positions may be converted to permanent status without further competition.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

 


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 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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Each applicant must FULLY SUBSTANTIATE on their application how they meet the requirements listed in the specialized experience area; otherwise applicant will be considered unqualified for this position. Applications will be evaluated solely on information supplied in the resume. Experience will be evaluated based on relevance to the position for which application is being made. Include job titles, starting and ending dates (month and year), hours per week, salary, duties/accomplishments, employer(s) name and address, and supervisor(s) name/phone number and permission to contact

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 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 30, 2013

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

1. Go to USAJOBS.GOV and put in your username and password.

2. Click on My Account - Main Page to verify that your application documents appear under the Application Status tab.

· You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout. (When you want to return, go to USAJOBS.GOV, log in and then select My Account - Main Page and go into Saved Jobs.

·         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 near the bottom of this page. 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.

·         If your résumé is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Résumé Builder, click this link to begin the process:  Online Questionnaire.

 

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 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 document is required:

  • Transcripts (if required)
    Current Resume 

To submit the document requested follow the instructions below: Your resume or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications Your document(s) must 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.

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:

Martina L. Conner
Phone: (801)432-4239
Fax: (801)523-4700
Email: MARTINA.L.CONNER.CIV@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Utah National Guard
Human Resources Office
12953 S Minuteman Drive
Attn HRO Jodie
Draper, UT
84020
USA
Fax: (801)523-4700

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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.

 


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Job Announcement Number:

Army 13-059

Control Number:

341328300