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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Surface Maintenance Repairer

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-348 (910084)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$21.71 to $25.31 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, June 14, 2013 to Friday, July 05, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5801-08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

08

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Modesto, CA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

ALL SOURCES - Current military members of the Army National Guard, Army Reserve, or Regular Army

JOB 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, California and your community!

The California National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the California 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.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Upon acceptance of a military technician position military members who are currently receiving a military Reenlistment/Extension Bonus (REB) or GI Bill-SR Kicker may lose incentive eligibility and may be subject to termination or suspension of incentive (includes indefinite and temporary technicians on assignment for more than 180 days in any continuous 12-month period).

 

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: ALL SOURCES - Current military members of the Army National Guard, Army Reserve, or Regular Army (Applicants who are NOT currently a member of the California National Guard (CNG) must become a member of a compatible unit of assignment within the CNG commensurate with the military grade listed in this announcement prior to federal assignment)

 

Military grade of E-1 through E-7

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive May Be authorized upon approval of National Guard Bureau, if it is in the best interest of the Government

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is NOT authorized, based on determination that PCS move is not in the Government best interest.

 

Position Requires Travel: Some, 1 to 5 days per week

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Security Clearance Required: National Agency Check
  • Compatible Military Assignments: CMF 12,13,14,19,25,88,91,92,94

DUTIES:

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THIS IS A PERMANENT POSITION

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.

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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General: 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.

Surface Maintenance Repairer, WG-5801-08: Must have 12 months of specialized experience which demonstrates the ability to perform limited diagnosis, routine repair, and maintenance on heavy duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical, and automotive vehicles; experience which demonstrates the ability to independently perform routine repairs and maintenance functions in remote locations; experience in functioning as part of a field maintenance “Contact Team”; experience in recovering and evacuating inoperable equipment from unit locations or point of breakdown; experience in conducting limited readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the facility; experience in performing Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS), ensuring vehicles and equipment are properly serviced and functioning properly; experience in removing, replacing, adjusting, cleaning and installing parts and components such as wheel seals, switches, sensors, fuel pumps, water pumps, and other bolt-on components and accessories of similar complexity; experience performing routine maintenance and limited repair on non-vehicular equipment, such as radios, field telephones, switchboards, etc. by replacing components or elements; experience performing limited or non-precision body and fender repairs using hand tools and minor welding; experience in maintaining supply documentation, request, receive, store, issue and inventory tools and spare parts used in operation of the shop.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: The following knowledge’s, skills, and abilities will be used by the selecting officials to determine the best qualified applicants from which selection will be made:

1. Knowledge and understanding of the mechanical makeup, operation, and working principle of various systems and subsystems, and how they work together in various combat, tactical, commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment.

2. Knowledge of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and non-mechanical system theories and principles. Skill to replace, fit, install, and adjust systems.

3. Knowledge to use basic test equipment and ability to analyze test results to determine faults for repair or replacement of improperly functioning parts, components, or assemblies.

4. Ability and knowledge to use basic tools common to the occupation.

5. Ability to determine when parts need to be removed, cleaned, and reinstalled or replaced with new or standard parts.

6. Knowledge of various techniques for removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing parts and components of equipment supported by the facility.

7. Ability to read and interpret parts lists, repair manuals, technical manuals, schematics, and assembly instructions.

8. Knowledge of regulations, bulletins and procedures used in shop. Familiar with operations of ULLS-G, basic welding, metal working operations and non-automotive equipment used by the organization.


*CREDITING EXPERIENCE:  NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE MAY BE CREDITED AS FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE WHEN EVALUATED AGAINST THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A MILITARY TECHNICIAN POSITION.  EXPERIENCE MUST BE DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION AND MUST BE DESCRIBED IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF THE APPLICATION AND/OR résumé. THE LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE IS DETERMINED BY THE ACTUAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PERFORMED.  BE DESCRIPTIVE, A SIMPLE LIST OF JOB TITLES AND DATES WILL NOT SUFFICE. 

 

Conditions of Employment:

Must maintain appropriate level of security clearance.

Must wear appropriate military uniform including required grooming standards.

Must maintain a compatible military unit, grade and job assignment as required by current directives.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

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.


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.

 

BENEFITS: 

Flexible Spending Accounts -  https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. : http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance -: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - 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  California National Guard Human Resources Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number 1-478-757-3144 listed on this announcement with the prescribed cover letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

3.   NOTE TO ALL APPLICANTS: A STANDING REGISTER WILL BE CREATED FROM THE LISTING OF QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR THIS/THESE POSITION(S).  APPLICANTS MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR POSITIONS IN THE SPECIALTY AREA AT THE SPECIFIED LOCATIONS FOR UP TO 60 DAYS FROM THE CLOSE OF THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.

4. Social Security Number: Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name.  As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and others who may know you.  Failure to provide your Social Security number on your application materials will result in your application not being processed.

5.  PRIVACY ACT- Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualification for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.

6. False Statements - If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Please DO NOT send fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the California National Guard Human Resources Office, you must apply on-line OR fax your application to the fax number 1-478-757-3144 listed on the announcement with the prescribed cover letter.   

 

To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, July 05, 2013

NG.CA.CAARNG.LIST.HR-JOBSTECH@MAIL.MIL

Vacancy ID 910084

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

910084
Title of Job

Surface Maintenance Repairer
Biographic Data

E-Mail Address

Lowest Grade

08

Occupational Specialties

001 Surface Maintenance Repairer

Geographic Availability

062200099 Modesto, CA

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

For each task in the following group, choose response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- Yes.
B- No.

1. Are you a current military member of the Army National Guard, Army Reserve or Regular Army?

2. Do you currently possess the military grade E-1 through E-7?

3. Do you possess experience, education or training which demonstrates knowledge of equipment to be able to do routine jobs, simple preventive maintenance tasks, and able to use common tools and equipment in the line of work?

4.

Do you have 12 months of specialized experience which demonstrates the ability to perform limited diagnosis, routine repair, and maintenance on heavy duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical, and automotive vehicles; experience which demonstrates the ability to independently perform routine repairs and maintenance functions in remote locations; experience in functioning as part of a field maintenance “Contact Team”; experience in recovering and evacuating inoperable equipment from unit locations or point of breakdown; experience in conducting limited readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the facility; experience in performing Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS), ensuring vehicles and equipment are properly serviced and functioning properly; experience in removing, replacing, adjusting, cleaning and installing parts and components such as wheel seals, switches, sensors, fuel pumps, water pumps, and other bolt-on components and accessories of similar complexity; experience performing routine maintenance and limited repair on non-vehicular equipment, such as radios, field telephones, switchboards, etc. by replacing components or elements; experience performing limited or non-precision body and fender repairs using hand tools and minor welding; experience in maintaining supply documentation, request, receive, store, issue and inventory tools and spare parts used in operation of the shop?

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I know little or nothing about this.
B- I have had study or training in this.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability, but I have been closely supervised.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
E- I am consulted by other journeypersons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.

5. Performs limited diagnosis, routine repairs and maintenance on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical and automotive vehicles.

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. Performs Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) and ensures vehicles and equipment are properly serviced, including brake adjustments, replacing hydraulic fluids, greasing, cleaning, etc.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

  • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
  • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
  • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
  • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s) or may also submit the following supporting documents, which may not be required for all applicants: 

   Resume



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents are required:

• Current Resume
• Transcripts (if applicable)

Any other documents that are required (if applicable)

 

AIR FORCE: Copy of Records Review Report on Individual Person (RIP) within last 30 days;

For applicants submitting a RIP – Please only include the pages that specify your current Rank/AFSC

ARMY: Copy of Personnel Qualification Record within last 30 days

The following documents are NOT acceptable as attachments to applications:  Photographs, copies of position descriptions, training certificates, performance ratings (civilian or military), award certificates or letters of appreciation.

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

For More Information
Phone: (000)000-0000
Email: NG.CA.CAARNG.LIST.HR-JOBSTECH@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
FMS 27 Modesto
630 Rouse Ave
Modesto, CA
95351
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgment 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.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application is process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.  If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.  Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The categories are defined as follows:

·         Best Qualified – Demonstrates better overall or key knowledge, skills or abilities for a specific position.

·         Well Qualified – Possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities which clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position, but do not necessarily meet the definition of best qualified.

·         Qualified – Meets the minimum qualifications standards, including any selective placement factors, for a specific position.

In describing your experience, please be clear and specific.  We may not make assumptions regarding your experience.  If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). 


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Job Announcement Number:

13-348 (910084)

Control Number:

345715100