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Job Title:ELECTRONICS MECHANIC

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:TN 13-117 VIN 887130

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$23.23 to $27.12 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, May 06, 2013 to Monday, June 03, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-2604-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

11

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Smyrna, TN United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Current members of or any individuals eligible to obtain membership in the Tennessee Army National Guard

JOB SUMMARY:

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States and one of the nation's longest enduring institutions. 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 Tennessee National Guard team and serve your nation, Tennessee and your community!

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.

 

TENNESSEE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

 

POSITION LOCATION: CSMS-Middle, Smyrna, Tennessee

 

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: 

FIRST: Permanently employed Army Technicians Statewide.
SECOND:Qualified members of the Tennessee Army National Guard. 
THIRD: Applicants eligible for membership in the TN Army National Guard.

 

**LATERAL REQUESTS ARE ADDRESSED IN ITEM 2 OF THE QUESTIONNAIRE**

 

 

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Warrant Officer / Enlisted (Max Grade W3)

 

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY:  WO BR: 25, 29, 91, 94

                                                 ENL CMF: 25, 94

                                                 ENL MOS: 13D/M/P/R; 14E/T/Z; 15E; 29E; 356;

                                                                 91A/F/G/H/K/M/P/S/X/Z

 

CLEARANCE: NACLC

 

PD NUMBER (S): D1205000

 

PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION:        NOT AUTHORIZED
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest. 

 

INTRODUCTION:  

This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters-Tennessee, Logistics Directorate (J4), Combined Support Maintenance Shop (CSMS) - Middle.  The primary purpose of this position is to perform field and limited sustainment maintenance and repair on a variety of complex electronics equipment and complete operational systems.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must maintain National Guard membership for continued employment
  • Must obtain/maintain compatible military position
  • Wear of the Military Uniform is a requirement of this position
  • Acceptance of position may terminate bonus

DUTIES:

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

(1) Performs functional test, analyzes performance and malfunctions, removes, installs, tests, maintains, modifies, performs alignments and troubleshoots the electronic, electrical, mechanical and hydraulic assemblies, modules, and interconnecting cables of a variety of combat and tactical equipment. (2) Troubleshoots and repairs launch pod/container (LP/C), trainer rocket simulator modules, Missiles/Launchers Pod Assembly (M/LPA), trainer missile simulator modules, and various like items.  (3) Performs field and limited sustainment maintenance to include installation, routine maintenance, repair, and overhaul of fixed and mobile operational communication and electronic systems.  (4) Uses various types of test equipment to include systems test sets and stands such as AN/GRM-122s, frequency meters, standing wave indicators, oscillators, ohmmeters, voltmeters, resistance bridges, and signal generators to localize trouble by component unit, by circuit within a component, and by element of a circuit.  (5) Performs administrative functions in establishing and maintaining maintenance records on equipment maintained or repaired.  (6)  May conduct or be involved in a Maintenance Assistance and Instruction Team (MAIT) or act as an inspector on a Command Maintenance Evaluation Team (COMET) on electronic, automation, communication, and equipment. (7) Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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REQUIRED SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: 

Must have 18 months experience or training in utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic systems or equipment. Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic equipment or systems. Experience in making mechanical repairs that required the use of precisions measuring and calibrating equipment.  Experience in using complex text equipment such as deviation meters, complex special test panels, etc.  Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Experience or training which demonstrates the applicants knowledge of electrical or electronic theory, knowledge of common testing procedures, skill in the use of hand tools of the electronic trade, and skill in reading schematics.

 

Meeting the months of experience requirement will not by itself be accepted as proof of qualification.  Quality, type, and scope of experience or education must be demonstrated to show that applicant is fully qualified to perform duties at the grade level announced.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Address the following factors in detail, giving dates of experience and in what position the experience was gained.  This information is used only for ranking and rating and is additional information and not used for qualifying applicants.  Resume must reflect applicable experience.

 

1.    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.

 

2.  Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctioning electronic equipment and systems and determine the level and method of repair.

 

 

3.    Skill in using diagnostic and testing equipment including, but not limited to, Direct Support Electrical System Test Set (DSESTS), multimeters, oscilloscopes, and signal generators.

 

 

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

 

5.    Ability to work with missiles and rockets.


SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: NONE 

You MUST submit required documents for your application to be considered.

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 will be made to determine if it shows the minimum Required Specialized Experience.  If a rating and ranking is required, your resume will be used to compare your responses against the Supplemental Information which is the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's).  The categories used to assess all applicants that are rated is Highly-Qualified, Well-Qualified, and Qualified.

 

Length of time is not of itself qualifying.  Candidates’ experience will be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed.  The applicant’s record of experience and/or training must show possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position.

 

 

 


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.

 

Main New Employee Website - 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, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. SELECTIVE SERVICE STATEMENT: 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. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: The Tennessee National Guard is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Soldiers and Airmen will not be assessed, classified, trained, promoted, or otherwise managed on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, reprisal, or non-disqualifying handicap.  Discrimination due to age or disability are prohibited where not a factor of employment due to the military nature of the position. 29 CFR PART 1614.  Discrimination due to gender is prohibited except as the direct combat probability coding policy applies to women.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you MUST provide the following:

1.  Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire
2.  Your resume
3.  If job allows substitution of education for experience you must submit REQUIRED CERTIFICATION and/or TRANSCRIPT 

Use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.

(Here is a link for aiding you in building your Resume and some application tips): http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/resumeandapplicationtips.asp#icc

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, June 03, 2013

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

1.      Go to https://www.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: 887130. 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 https://www.applicationmanager.gov and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)

·      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:

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 LEGAL name, address, phone and at least the 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.

 

 

 

 

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

LILLIE R. MOORE
Phone: (615)313-3097
Email: LILLIE.R.MOORE6.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Tennessee National Guard
3041 Sidco Drive
ATTN NGTN HRO RP
Nashville, TN
37204
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 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.

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

887130


1. Title of Job

ELECTRONICS MECHANIC
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

8. Other Information

9. Languages

10. Lowest Grade

11

11. Miscellaneous Information

12. Special Knowledge

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

17. Service Computation Date

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

18. Other Date Information

19. Job Preference

20. Occupational Specialties

001 Electronics Mechanic

21. Geographic Availability

472250149 Smyrna, TN

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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

23. Job Related Experience

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 an Area 1 consideration? Area 1 consideration is a permanent employed Army technician/member of the Tennessee Army National Guard.

A. Yes
B. No

2. If you answered yes to number 1 and therefore are considered an Area 1 applicant, do you wish to be also be considered for a lateral transfer? In order to qualify for a lateral transfer you must you must meet the qualification requirements for the position and be assigned to a current federal position with the same salary range in the Tennessee Army National Guard.

A. Yes
B. No

3. Are you currently an Area 2 consideration? Area 2 consideration is a member of the Tennessee Army National Guard.

A. Yes
B. No

4. Are you currently an Area 3 consideration? Area 3 consideration is an applicant eligible for immediate membership in the Tennessee Army National Guard.

A. Yes
B. No

Read the options below carefully and choose the one that best applies.

5. This position requires military membership, Which answer applies to you?

A. I am a current member of the Tennessee Army National Guard and a Permanent Excepted Federal Technician working for the Tennessee Army National Guard.
B. I am currently an active Traditional (Drill, ADSW, etc.) member of the Tennessee Army National Guard.
C. No, I am not an active member of the Tennessee Army National Guard but I AM WILLING AND ELIGIBLE to immediately become an active Military Member.
D. No, I am not an active member of the Tennessee Army National Guard and I AM NOT WILLING to become an active member.

6. This position is open to Warrant Officer and Enlisted members of the Tennessee Army National Guard. Are you currently (or immediately eligible to become) in the rank of CW3 or below?

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 Tennessee Army National Guard.

A. Yes
B. No

Read the options below carefully and choose the one that best applies.

8. Have you completed basic training in at least one branch of the military that would enable you to become a member of the Tennessee Army National Guard by the closing date of this announcement?

A. Yes
B. No

Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.

9. Do you have eperience or training which demonstrates your knowledge of electrical or electronic theory, knowledge of common testing procedures, skill in the use of hand tools of the electronic trade, and skill in reading schematics?

A. Yes
B. No

Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.

10. Do you have 18 months experience or training in utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic systems or equipment; experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic equipment or systems; experience in making mechanical repairs that required the use of precisions measuring and calibrating equipment; experience in using complex text equipment such as deviation meters, complex special test panels, etc; experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications?

A. Yes
B. No

Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.

B- I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.

C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.

D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.

E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

11. 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.

12. Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctioning electronic equipment and systems and determine the level and method of repair.

13. Skill in using diagnostic and testing equipment including, but not limited to, Direct Support Electrical System Test Set (DSESTS), multimeters, oscilloscopes, and signal generators.

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

15. Ability to work with missiles and rockets.


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Job Announcement Number:

TN 13-117 VIN 887130

Control Number:

342998000