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Job Title:Surface Maintenance Repairer

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-122

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$19.67 to $22.97 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, April 29, 2013 to Wednesday, May 29, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5801-08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

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

WHO MAY APPLY:

Only current members of the Wyoming Army National Guard will be considered for this vacancy.

JOB SUMMARY:

WYOMING MILITARY DEPARTMENT DUAL STATUS TECHNICIAN
JOB OPPORTUNITY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Only current members of the Wyoming Army National Guard
will be considered for this vacancy

 

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 must currently be members in the Wyoming Army National Guard in order to be considered for employment.

 

Open Area of Consideration:

Area 2: Job Opportunity (Technician) - Merit Promotion: All current military members of the Wyoming Army National Guard may apply.

 

Technician Info:

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Position Title: Surface Maintenance Repairer

Position Series/Grade: WG-5801-08

Position Location: Field Maintenance Shop (FMS) #1, Lovell, Wyoming

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a current member of the Wyoming Army National Guard.
  • Must submit ERB 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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This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters—State, Logistics Directorate (J-4), Surface Maintenance Facility.  The purpose of this position is to perform limited diagnosis, routine repairs, and maintenance on combat, tactical, commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment.  May assist higher graded mechanics in the performance of maintenance duties.

 

b.  DUTIES:

 

(1) Performs limited diagnosis, routine repairs and maintenance on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical and automotive vehicles.  Assists higher graded mechanics in the repair and/or overhaul of major systems to include internal combustion engines, turbine engines, automatic and non-automatic transmissions, heavy duty drive line systems, and hydraulic utility systems and controls.  Makes routine repairs that can be accomplished by removing, adjusting, or replacing defective or worn parts and components.  Performs work in accordance with technical manuals, lubrication orders, maintenance bulletins, regulations or management policies.

 

(2) Performs limited diagnoses to determine the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory checks and/or uses basic test equipment such as compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters and pressure gauges.  Determines when parts should be cleaned, adjusted or replaced with standard parts to complete work orders.

 

(3) Removes, replaces, adjusts, cleans and installs parts and components such as wheel seals, switches, sensors, fuel pumps, water pumps, power steering pumps, brakes, filters, radiators, bearings, springs, shock absorbers, wheel cylinders, starter motors, mufflers, battery cables, and other items of similar complexity.

 

(4) Independently performs routine repairs and maintenance functions in remote locations that can be accomplished by removing, cleaning, reinstalling, or replacing defective parts of components and systems using standard parts.  Receives guidance and instruction from a higher graded mechanic or supervisor to perform non-routine and more complex repairs on portions of major assemblies and/or systems.  May provide field maintenance at unit locations as part of a “contact team”.  Recovers and evacuates inoperable vehicles from the unit location of breakdown.

           

(5) Conducts limited readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity.  Performs Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) and ensures vehicles and equipment are properly serviced, including brake adjustments, replacing hydraulic fluids, greasing, cleaning, etc.  Performs other preventive maintenance operations as required to ensure that equipment is functioning properly.

 

(6) May perform routine maintenance and limited repairs on basic communication equipment such as radios, field telephones, amplifiers, switchboards, recorders, intercoms by removing and replacing components and elements.  Performs minor body and fender, or other metal repairs, using peening hammers, dollies and limited welding.  Performs limited repairs and routine maintenance on small arms and accessory equipment by replacing worn or damaged parts.  Makes minor repairs to canvas and leather items using bonding/sealing compounds and hand tools such as awls, canvas needles etc.

 

(7) In conjunction with or in the absence of the Tools and Parts Attendant, may maintain supply documentation, and the receipt, store, issue, and inventory of tools and parts used in the trades operation. 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

Work involves the repair, adjustment and maintenance of self propelled transportation and other mobile equipment (except aircraft).

 

*This position is covered by the 5800 job family which includes occupations involved in repairing, adjusting, and maintaining self-propelled transportation and other mobile equipment (except aircraft), including any special purpose features with which they may be equipped.

 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

Must possess 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 EXPERIENCE:

Must possess 12 months experience or training using common hand and power tools and a small variety of test and measurement devices to make mechanical repairs; experience removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing a variety of parts, components, and accessories; experience which demonstrates a basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to vehicles; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments; experience demonstrating an understanding of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships; and experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures’ repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics.

 

NOTE: Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position.  Applicants must provide begin and end dates (MM/YY - MM/YY) 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 with application, willingness to be administratively reduced in grade (state specific grade) if selected for this position.

 

MILITARY GRADES:

Enlisted           Min: E1            Max: E9 (Dependent upon unit availability)

 

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

 

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENTS:

Enlisted:  12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92, 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.gov. Follow these steps to complete the online application:

· Log into USAJOBS website      www.usajobs.gov 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 1 or greater 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.

· Upload Documents - Select Document Type

                Other:  ERB/ORB   (Required for ARNG members)
                      All other Document Types are self-explanatory

· Submit My 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.gov 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 Wednesday, May 29, 2013. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications online using the application process outlined at    http://www.usajobs.gov.

 

   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

Wyoming Army National Guard members must submit Enlisted Records Brief (ERB) 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.

 

NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is the responsibility of the applicant to contact William E. Pacheco prior to Wednesday, May 29, 2013 to verify all documents have been received. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. 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.CIV@MAIL.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:

13-122

Control Number:

342619000