Job Overview

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 States and your community!

KENTUCKY ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: PERMANENT - EXCEPTED - ENLISTED

 

SELECTING SUPERVISOR AND DUTY LOCATION: WOC Brenton Crabtree, FMS 4, Richmond, KY (502) 607-3951

 

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: AREA ONE - All qualified permanently employed excepted technicians of the Kentucky Army National Guard. AREA TWO - All qualified members of the Kentucky Army National Guard. Includes temporary and indefinite employees.

 

THE KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. SELECTION OF THIS POSITION WILL BE MADE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, NON-DISQUALIFYING DISABILITY, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, MARITAL STATUS, MEMBERSHIP OR NON-MEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION OR ANY OTHER NON MERIT FACTOR.

 

INTRODUCTION: This position is located at FMS 4, Paducah, KY. 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.

Duties

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Performs limited diagnosis, routine repairs and maintenance on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical and automotive vehicles.  Performs limited diagnosis 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.  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. 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.  Conducts limited readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity.  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.  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 operations.  Incumbent may be required to prepare for and support the mission through the accomplishment of duties pertaining to military training, military readiness, force protection and other mission related assignments including, but not limited to, training of traditional Guard members, CWDE/NBC training, exercise participation (ORE/ORI/UCI/MEI/OCI/IG, etc.), mobility exercise participation, FSTA/ATSO exercise participation, SABC training, LOAC training, weapons qualification training, participation in military formations, and medical mobility processing within the guidelines of NGB/ARNG/ANG/State/TAG rules, regulations and laws.  Performs other duties as assigned. (A more comprehensive detailed description of the position may be found in Position Description D1193000 in the employing unit or in the Human Resources Office.)