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Job Title:  Surface Maintenance Mechanic Leader
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:  13-188 932640

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

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SALARY RANGE:
$26.61 to $31.10 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:
Thursday, July 25, 2013 to Thursday, August 08, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
WL-5801-11
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full Time - Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Boise, ID United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
CURRENT FULL TIME TECHNICIANS IN THE IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD ASSIGNED TO THE G4

JOB SUMMARY:

IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

UNITWIDE TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: G4 MATES

Surface Maintenance Mechanic Leader

Boise, Idaho

Appointment Type: Permanent

PD #: D1288000

 

Series/Grade: WL-5801-11/11

Salary Range: $26.61-$31.10

 

*Candidates may have to be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance*

*PCS is not authorized*

 

MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho Army 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.  Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.

 

In accordance with the Labor Management Agreement, Article 18, Promotions:

Area of Consideration

The area of consideration for all Idaho National Guard bargaining unit positions will be as follows:

 (1)   Bargaining unit members

 (2)   All other individuals 

This does not preclude management from selecting either Section (1) or Section (2) applications after Section (1) applicants have been considered.  

 

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:

Current full time technicians in the Idaho Army National Guard assigned to the G4.

 

Application materials must be received by Thursday, August 08, 2013Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the requirements. 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Military requirement: ENLISTED
  • MOS: 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92, 94

DUTIES:

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MAJOR DUTIES:

 

The purpose of this position is to serve as a working leader of three or more Surface Maintenance Mechanics, WG-5801-11.  Performs mechanic duties such as maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, inspection, and/or overhaul of a variety of complex combat, tactical, commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment having complicated mechanical and non-mechanical systems with a variety of interconnected systems.  Provides technical guidance and specialized team leadership to lower grade employees.

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b. DUTIES:

 

(1)  Leader Duties:

 

     a. Assigns work orders to specific crewmembers and selects workers for various jobs on the basis of knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Passes on to workers instructions received from the supervisor, demonstrates proper work methods, and starts work.  Insures that needed plans, blueprints, material, and tools are available, and that needed stock is obtained from supply locations.  Works along with other workers and sets pace performing non-supervisory repair work of the same kind and level as that done by the group led.  Work performed by the incumbent involves troubleshooting, maintenance and major repairs on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical, and automotive vehicles.

 

      b.  Assures that there is enough work to keep everyone in the work crew busy.  Checks work in progress and when finished for compliance with supervisor’s instructions, work orders, and established shop procedures on work sequence, procedures, methods and deadlines; and directs or advises other workers to follow supervisor’s instructions and to meet deadlines.  Answers workers’ questions regarding procedures, policies, written instructions, and other directives.  Interprets work instructions and assists lower graded repairers or trainees in the more difficult and complex tasks.  Provides information to the supervisor on status and progress of work, causes of delays, and overall work operations and problems.  Assures that safety and housekeeping rules are followed.

 

(2)  Non-Supervisory Duties:

 

      a. Performs maintenance, troubleshooting, and major repair on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical, and automotive vehicles.  This may include self-propelled artillery, tracked cargo and personnel carriers, road graders, mobile cranes, front loaders, bulldozers, power shovels, tanks, tracked combat vehicles, all terrain vehicles, semi trailers, forklifts, tractors, and accessory equipment.  Troubleshoots, repairs and/or overhauls, as a regular and recurring duty, a variety of the mechanically complex major systems to include internal combustion engines, turbine engines, automatic and non-automatic transmissions, heavy duty drive line systems, and hydraulic utility systems and controls, cross drive or similar multi-system transmissions and a variety of intricate fuel injection systems.  Makes repairs and modifications to assemblies and components such as voltage regulators, generators/alternators, brake cylinders, etc., for use or placement in systems for which they were not specifically designed.  Improvises work when standard procedures do not apply. 

 

      b. Troubleshoots equipment with a variety of the mechanically complex major systems and diagnoses difficult performance problems and the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory checks, uses test equipment such as engine analyzers, compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, pressure gauges and computer diagnostic tools.  Utilizes embedded diagnostics in equipment and a wide variety of specialized original equipment manufacturer system analyzers in order to determine the exact nature or extent of repair.  Determines what adjustments may be necessary to complete work orders, and whether any additional repairs other than those specified or indicated on the work order are necessary.

 

      c. Removes and disassembles engines and complex major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, and fuel, hydraulic, and oil pressure systems.  Makes the appropriate repairs, overhaul, or modifications in accordance with the proper repair specifications and procedures, and improvises repair techniques when standard procedures are not available.  Reassembles engines and other systems, and adjusts, tests, and reinstalls in vehicles and equipment as necessary.  Makes adjustments and repairs to electrical and suspension systems.  Repairs equipment with a variety of interconnected systems to include state of the art electrical and electronic, fuel injection, interconnected gear reduction, multiple engines, and similarly complex systems. Improvises, substitutes, or alters components or parts to fit into systems for which the items were not specially designed or finds other ways to correct defects when existing methods and procedures do not give desired results.

 

      d. Independently performs repairs and maintenance functions with little or no supervision in remote locations.  Provides technical guidance and specialized team leadership to lower grade employees within the team.  Assists lower grade mechanics in performing major repair work on interconnected complex systems such as electrical, air and hydraulic systems, complex state of the art electrical and electronic systems that use specialized diagnostic equipment to identify problems, complex fuel injection systems and other similar complex systems.  May provide Field and limited Sustainment maintenance at unit locations as part of a “contact team.”

     

      e. Conducts readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity.  Performs operational inspections and ensures vehicles and equipment are properly serviced, including brake adjustments, replacing hydraulic fluids, greasing, cleaning, etc., and performs other preventive maintenance operations as required.  Inspects supported equipment prior to use during Inactive Duty Training (IDT) and Annual Training (AT), to ensure that it is functioning properly.  May inspect in-process repair work of lower graded repairer to ensure equipment is being repaired in accordance with pertinent requirements.  May serve as a commodity inspector during Command Maintenance Management evaluations (COMET) or as a member of a Maintenance Assistance Instruction Team (MAIT).  Instructs operator/crew in the maintenance of equipment and provides technical advice and assistance to supported units when requested. 

 

      f. Performs electrical repairs on complex state of the art electrical and electronic systems requiring extensive training on specialized diagnostic equipment to identify problems. 

 

      g. Assists in the maintenance of production reports and records, and makes recommendations to the supervisor.  Plans, organizes, and performs technical analyses as required or assigned.  Makes recommendations to the supervisor as to adjustments necessary to effectively, efficiently and economically accomplish the work and maximize production.

 

(3) Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

 

Work involves the repair, adjustment and maintenance of self propelled transportation and other mobile equipment (except aircraft).

 

Experience or training that has provided the candidate with sufficient knowledge to complete the work of this occupational series.  Experience or training which demonstrates the candidates ability to lead other technicians engaged in the duties performed by this occupational series.


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

 

No special education requirements are needed for this position.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

 

In addition to the journeyman level knowledge, experience which demonstrates the ability to plan, organize, and lead the work of others in fields directly related the repair function of this occupational series.  Must have the ability to perform administrative functions; to read and interpret a variety of technical publications used in the repair of supported equipment.  The ability to provide guidance to others in work related directly to this occupational series. 

 

 

Within your application package, you must explain how you gained the specialized experience required for this position.  Applicants applying at the WL 11 level must have 24 months experience.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

SUBSTITUTION EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Study successfully completed in a college, university, technical or vocational school may be substituted for experience at the rate of one year of study (30 semester hours or 20 classroom hours of instruction per week) for 6 months of experience.  Courses must be directly related to the work of the position.

 

 

SPECIAL INFORMATION:

 

Idaho National Guard Mission Statement:

The incredible versatility of the National Guard enables its troops to respond to domestic emergencies, combat missions, counterdrug efforts, reconstruction missions and more—all with equal speed, strength and efficiency.

Whether the call is coming from the Governor of the State of Idaho or directly from the President of the United States, Guard Soldiers and Airman are always ready and always there.

 

Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Funds Transfer Program. 

 

This is a dual-status position and membership in the Idaho Army National Guard is required.  By submitting this application you are affirming to the validity of the information you have provided.

 

All male applicants born after 31 December 1959 will be required to furnish a statement of Selective Service registration status prior to appointment. (5 U.S.C. 3328)

Acceptance of any military technician position over 179 days will cause termination of entitlement and eligibility for all bonuses and student loan repayments effective the date of employment.  This does not affect Montgomery GI Bill eligibility.  Payments of Selected Reserve reenlistment bonuses authorized in section 308b of title 37, United States Code, to Military Technicians (Dual Status) who become eligible for reenlistment while serving on active duty in Iraq, Afghanistan or Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom (in theater) are excluded from repayment.  Acceptance of any military technician position may affect your incentive bonus.  Check with your incentives manager to see if this applies to the incentive you received.

 

Applicants who feel they have reinstatement/restoration/re-promotion rights to this grade and position should contact the Human Resources Office.

 

The Idaho National Guard is an Equal Opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical handicap or age which does not interfere with job accomplishment or National Guard membership. Veteran's Preference does not apply to any National Guard position.



BENEFITS:

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BENEFITS:

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. 

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 (FEHB) offers over one hundred 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, step parents, 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 and the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP).  For additional information visit:  http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered  to federal employees:  http://www.usajobs.gov/El/benefits.asp

 

 


OTHER INFORMATION:


HOW TO APPLY:

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THE APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes all of the following parts:

1.  Your Resume or OF 612

2.  ALL DD214s

3.  Explanation of Specialized experience

4.  Other documents specified in the Required Documents section, if any are listed

5.  SF Form 181 (optional)  (This form is needed for historical purposes only.)

 

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (MST) on Thursday, August 08, 2013.

 

We are currently not accepting on-line applications.  Please use the following information to submit your application:

 

- By Mail or Hand Deliver to:

  Idaho National Guard

  Human Resource Office/Staffing

  4794 Gen Manning Ave,  Bldg 442

  Boise, Idaho   83705-8112

 

- Email or Fax requires prior approval from the HR Staffing Specialist for each application submitted.

 

Important information regarding completion and submission of your Application Package:

- Applicants must type or print in legible dark ink, sign and date each application package.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position.

 

- Current Resume or OF 612

 

- DD Form 214s

 

- Transcript (If using education to substitute for experience, you must submit a transcript)

 

- Job related certificates and licenses (Optional) - current only.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

YVONNE M. HOWARD
Phone: (208)422-3343
Email: YVONNE.HOWARD@ANG.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
Idaho National Guard
JFHQ-ID/J1HR
ATTN Staffing Specialist
4794 Farman St Bldg 442
Boise, ID
83705-8112
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After the position closing date, your application will be reviewed in full.  If qualified your application will be forwarded to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interview are required you will be contacted.

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