Job Overview

Summary

Washington Army National Guard

Bargaining Unit Technician Vacancy Announcement

13-134-ARNG, Surface Maintenance Repairer (NATIONAL GUARD REQUIREMENT)

Location:  MATES, Yakima, WA

Appointment Type:  Permanent

PD Number:  D1193000

Series/Grade:  WG-5801-08

Salary Range:  $21.71-$25.31

Secret Clearance:  None

PCS Expenses:  *Not Authorized*

Advertise As:  Enlisted

Membership in the National Guard is Required:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Washington National Guard as a condition of employment. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. 

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizen soldiers have joined for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join the National Guard and serve your nation, your state and your community!

Application will be accepted until 11:59 EST pm on: Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Please refer to How to Apply section for required documents.

Bargaining Areas of Consideration: 

This position is in the Federal Service under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709

Area 1In-Service Excepted - All permanent Washington Army National Guard Excepted bargaining unit civil service employees, and members with excepted technician re-employment rights to the Washington Army National Guard.

Area 3In-State Excepted - All participating members of the Washington Army National Guard, including in-service technicians that are not covered by the bargaining unit, and indefinite employees.

Duties

Major Duties: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. Performs limited diagnosis, routine repairs and maintenance on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical and automotive vehicles.  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.  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 operation.  Performs other duties as assigned.