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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-123B

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 $27.74 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, May 01, 2013 to Friday, May 31, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5801-10/11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

11

DUTY LOCATIONS:

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

WHO MAY APPLY:

Only applicants that are currently a Wyoming Army National Guard permanent military technician or an indefinite military technician 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:

Paragraph #: 6021

Line #: 070

Position Title: Surface Maintenance Mechanic

Position Series/Grade: GS-5801-10/11

Position Location: Combined Support Maintenance Shop (CSMS), Guernsey, WY

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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a.  INTRODUCTION:

 

This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters—State, Logistics Directorate (J-4), Surface Maintenance Facility. The purpose of this position is to troubleshoot, repair, maintain, inspect, and/or overhaul a variety of complex combat, tactical, commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment having complicated mechanical and non-mechanical systems with a variety of interconnected systems.  Provides technical guidance and specialized team leadership to lower grade employees.

 

b.  DUTIES:

 

(1) Performs maintenance, troubleshooting, and major repair on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical, and automotive vehicles.  This may include self-propelled artillery, tracked cargo and personnel carriers, road graders, mobile cranes, front loaders, bulldozers, power shovels, tanks, tracked combat vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, semi-trailers, forklifts, tractors, and accessory equipment.  Troubleshoots, repairs and/or overhauls, as a regular and recurring duty, a variety of the mechanically complex 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, cross drive or similar multi-system transmissions and a variety of intricate fuel injection systems.  Makes repairs and modifications to assemblies and components such as voltage regulators, generators/alternators, brake cylinders, etc., for use or placement in systems for which they were not specifically designed.  Improvises work when standard procedures do not apply. 

 

(2) Troubleshoots equipment with a variety of the mechanically complex major systems and diagnoses difficult performance problems and the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory checks, uses test equipment such as engine analyzers, compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, pressure gauges and computer diagnostic tools.  Utilizes embedded diagnostics in equipment and a wide variety of specialized original equipment manufacturer system analyzers in order to determine the exact nature or extent of repair.  Determines what adjustments may be necessary to complete work orders, and whether any additional repairs other than those specified or indicated on the work order are necessary.

 

(3) Removes and disassembles engines and complex major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, and fuel, hydraulic, and oil pressure systems.  Makes the appropriate repairs, overhaul, or modifications in accordance with the proper repair specifications and procedures, and improvises repair techniques when standard procedures are not available.  Reassembles engines and other systems, and adjusts, tests, and reinstalls in vehicles and equipment as necessary.  Makes adjustments and repairs to electrical and suspension systems.  Repairs equipment with a variety of interconnected systems to include state of the art electrical and electronic, fuel injection, interconnected gear reduction, multiple engine, and similarly complex systems. Improvises, substitutes, or alters components or parts to fit into systems for which the items were not specially designed or finds other ways to correct defects when existing methods and procedures do not give desired results.

 

(4) Independently performs repairs and maintenance functions with little or no supervision in remote locations.  Provides technical guidance and specialized team leadership to lower grade employees within the team.  Assists lower grade mechanics in performing major repair work on interconnected complex systems such as electrical, air and hydraulic systems, complex state of the art electrical and electronic systems that use specialized diagnostic equipment to identify problems, complex fuel injection systems and other similar complex systems.  May provide Field and limited Sustainment maintenance at unit locations as part of a “contact team.”

                             

(5) Conducts readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity.  Performs operational inspections and ensures vehicles and equipment are properly serviced, including brake adjustments, replacing hydraulic fluids, greasing, cleaning, etc., and performs other preventive maintenance operations as required.  Inspects supported equipment prior to use during Inactive Duty Training (IDT) and Annual Training (AT), to ensure that it is functioning properly.  May inspect in-process repair work of lower graded repairer to ensure equipment is being repaired in accordance with pertinent requirements.  May serve as a commodity inspector during Command Maintenance Management evaluations (COMET) or as a member of a Maintenance Assistance Instruction Team (MAIT).  Instructs operator/crew in the maintenance of equipment and provides technical advice and assistance to supported units when requested. 

 

(6) Performs electrical repairs on complex state of the art electrical and electronic systems requiring extensive training on specialized diagnostic equipment to identify problems. 

 

(7) Assists in the maintenance of production reports and records, and makes recommendations to the supervisor.  Plans, organizes, and performs technical analyses as required or assigned.  Makes recommendations to the supervisor as to adjustments necessary to effectively, efficiently and economically accomplish the work and maximize production.


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 at least 18 months 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; and experienced in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on vehicles, equipment and systems.

 

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:  E8  (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.

 

3. The Wyoming Military Department's (WYMD) 335, Personnel - General Merit Placement & Promotion Plan, 1 June 2013 is available for viewing here.



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 Friday, May 31, 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 Friday, May 31, 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:

13-123B

Control Number:

342735700