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  1. Overview
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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC-CSMS

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:KY13-120

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$21.68 to $25.33 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 to Wednesday, August 14, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5801-10

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Frankfort, KY United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

OPEN TO AREA ONE MEMBERS OF THE KYARNG ONLY!!

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, your States and your community!

KENTUCKY ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

 

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: PERMANENT - EXCEPTED – ENLISTED

 

SELECTING SUPERVISOR AND DUTY LOCATION: CW2 Mark Strunk, Surface Maintenance Mechanic Supervisor, (502) 607-1527

 

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: AREA ONE - All qualified permanently employed excepted technicians of the Kentucky Army National Guard.

 

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: 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.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment
  • You must be assigned to a compatible military position.
  • Wear of the military uniform is a condition of employment.
  • This position requires a pre-employment physical prior to placement.

DUTIES:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The purpose of this position is to perform maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, inspection, and/or overhaul of a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment. Troubleshoots, performs maintenance and major repairs on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical and automotive vehicles. Troubleshoots equipment and diagnoses the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory checks and/or uses test equipment such as engine analyzers, compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, pressure gauges, and computer diagnostic tools. Removes and disassembles engines and major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, and fuel, hydraulic, and oil pressure systems. Independently performs repairs and maintenance functions in remote locations that can be accomplished by removing, cleaning, reinstalling, or replacing defective parts of components and systems such as injectors, leaking wheel cylinders, corroded mufflers, fuel tanks, brake cylinders and worn brake shoes, voltage regulators, generators, injector pumps, and fuel pumps. Conducts readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity. May maintain and repair electronics communication equipment by removing and replacing components and elements. Assists in the maintenance of production reports and records, and makes recommendations to the supervisor. Performs other duties as assigned. 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. (A more comprehensive detailed description of the position may be found in Position Description D1194000 in the employing unit or in the Human Resources Office.)


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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MINIMUM GRADE:  E4/SPC                 MAXIMUM GRADE: E7/SFC

THIS MUST BE INCLUDED SOMEWHERE ON YOUR RESUME'

 

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidate is required to be assigned to a compatible military unit and MOS/AFSC in accordance with TPR 303. ENLISTED CMF: 12,13,14,19,25,88,91,92,94

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: COMPLETE DATES MUST BE USED FOR YOUR EXPERIENCE.  EXAMPLE 2 JAN 1980 TO 3 MARCH 1981 OR JAN 1980 TO MARCH 1981.  USE OF YEAR ONLY WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION.  EACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE -IN THEIR OWN WORDS -THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION.  DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. ALSO, MAKE SURE YOUR NAME IS ON EVERY DOCUMENT SUBMITTED; OTHERWISE IT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

 

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: Experience, education, or training which demonstrates sufficient knowledge of equipment to be able to do routine jobs, simple preventive maintenance tasks, and is able to use common tools and equipment in the line of work.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Do you possess18 months specialized experience 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. Experienced in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on vehicles, equipment and systems?

 

COMPETENCIES - Competencies are self assessment tools to help you determine how qualified you feel you are for the job.  These are factors that are essential to successful performance in this position and should be reflected in your resume.

Competencies:

 

a. Thorough knowledge of the mechanical makeup, operations, and working relationships of complex systems, assemblies, and parts for a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, special purpose vehicles and equipment

 

b. Ability to diagnose, repair, overhaul, and modify a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, special purpose vehicles, and equipment

 

c. Knowledge of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and other non-mechanical systems that have a functional relationship and effect on the operation of mechanical systems

 

d. Knowledge of hydraulic lifting, loading, turning, and positioning systems and their mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and electronic controls

 

e. Basic knowledge of electronics, sufficient to identify and replace defective components, such as sensors, diodes, and circuit boards

 

f. Ability to repair or overhaul major components such as diesel, multi-fuel or gasoline engines, turbine engines, automatic and manual transmissions, drive line assemblies, electrical and electronic systems and accessories, fuel injection systems, and emission control systems


OTHER CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS POSITION: SELECTEE WILL BE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DIRECT DEPOSIT/ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER PROGRAM. THIS POSITION REQUIRES A PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL. 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet all necessary 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 rating 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 comprehensive benefits package.  Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at  http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.

Retirement Information and Services for New Employees.
This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.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  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 Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.



HOW TO APPLY:

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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 Wednesday, August 14, 2013   to receive consideration.

  • 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.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

  1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 931499.
  2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
  2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf.
  3. Fax all six pages of the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Christina P. Riddle
Phone: (502)607-1278
Email: CHRISTINA.RIDDLE@US.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
Kentucky National Guard
Human Resources Staffing
100 Minuteman Pkwy Bldg 210
Frankfort, KY
40601-6168
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.


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Job Announcement Number:

KY13-120

Control Number:

348156100