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  1. Overview
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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Surface Maintenance Mechanic

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:T-13-194 (933020)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$28.36 to $33.12 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, July 26, 2013 to Thursday, August 15, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5801-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

11

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Atlanta, GA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open only to current, on-board, full-time (Permanent/Indefinite) Georgia Army National Guard Enlisted Technicians currently assigned to CSMS-North with the rank/grade of MSG/E-8 or below.

JOB SUMMARY:

WELCOME TO THE PEACH STATE!

Area of Consideration: Open only to current, on-board, full-time (Permanent/Indefinite) Georgia Army National Guard Enlisted Technicians currently assigned to CSMS-North with the military rank/grade of MSG/E-8 or below.

Position Location: CSMS-North, Atlanta, Georgia.

PCS: PCS is not authorized.

Relocation Incentive: Relocation Incentive is not authorized.

Type of Appointment: This is a full-time, Excepted Indefinite, dual-status position which requires Georgia Army National Guard Membership. Position is indefinite; however, may convert to permanent without further competition. If a tenured applicant is selected, tenure will not change.

Job Summary: This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters—State, Logistics Directorate (J-4), Surface Maintenance Facility. 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 having complicated mechanical and non-mechanical systems with a variety of interconnected systems.  Incumbent provides technical guidance and specialized team leadership to lower grade employees.

Background Check:  Selectee may, at the option of the agency, be required to submit to criminal, credit history, and general background checks which will be evaluated by the agency prior to a final offer of employment and access into the Georgia National Guard Federal Technician or Active Guard/Reserve program.

National Guard Membership: This position requires military membership. It is designated for Georgia Army National Guard Enlisted incumbent(s) only. In accordance with ARNG regulations, incumbent performs duties necessary to accomplish military Surface Maintenance Mechanic functions in support of programs essential to state Army National Guard daily operations, training and readiness missions.

As a member of a Georgia Army National Guard unit, you will be required to train with your unit, normally one weekend a month and 15 days of annual training each year. Georgia Army National Guard units and members are subject to immediate call to federal or state active duty to meet national or state emergencies.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a current U.S. Citizen.
  • Under 5 USC 2108 & 5 CFR 211, Veteran's Preference criteria does not apply.
  • Direct Deposit Banking is Mandatory.
  • Military Requirement: ECMF: 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92 or 94.

DUTIES:

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The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required of this position:

  • Performs maintenance, troubleshooting, and major repair on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical, and automotive vehicles.
  • 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.
  • Removes and disassembles engines and complex major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, and fuel, hydraulic, and oil pressure systems.
  • Independently performs repairs and maintenance functions with little or no supervision in remote locations.
  • Conducts readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity.
  • Performs electrical repairs on complex state of the art electrical and electronic systems requiring extensive training on specialized diagnostic equipment to identify problems.
  • Assists in the maintenance of production reports and records, and makes recommendations to the supervisor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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General Experience:  Applicant must have experience 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.
Specialized Experience: Applicant must have at least 18 months specialized experience 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; experience testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on vehicles, equipment and systems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):   Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the Selecting Official based on the following KSAs considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.

  • Knowledge of the mechanical makeup, operation, and working relationships of complex interconnecting systems, assemblies, and parts for a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, special purpose vehicles and equipment.
  • Knowledge of state of the art electrical, electronic, complex hydraulic, pneumatic, and other major non-mechanical systems that have a functional relationship and effect on the operation of major mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic lifting, loading, turning, and positioning systems and their mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and electronic controls.
  • Knowledge of electronics, sufficient to utilize state of the art diagnostic equipment to identify and replace defective components, such as electronic control modules, line replacement units, chips, sensors, printed circuit boards, and other standard components.
  • Skill to use a wide variety of test and diagnostics equipment to perform fault isolation and conduct repair of combat, tactical, commercial, special purpose vehicles and equipment.
  • 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 Requirements: For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license.

National Guard Compatibility:  Once an applicant is selected and prior to being placed in the technician position, the selectee must be assigned to any unit in the Georgia Army National Guard as an Enlisted member in ECMF: 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92 or 94. Rank inversion is strictly prohibited.

Wear of the Army uniform as prescribed by AR/NGB/GA NGR is required for incumbent of this position.  Acceptance of this position constitutes concurrence with this requirement as a condition of employment.

Preplacement Medical Requirements: Selectee will be required to undergo medical testing, at the government's expense, prior to beginning employment.  Medical tests are used to determine fitness and eligibility for employment.

Optional Form 178 (Certificate of Medical Examination) will be used to determine the fitness and eligibility for employment.  Upon review of results, the Human Resources Officer will approve selection, require additional medical information or find selectee medically disqualified for employment and withdraw said offer.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application 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.  The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire.

The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position.  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 rating.  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics).


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/InteractiveBenefits#icc.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov).



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  1. Your résumé;
  2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire;

Note: Applicants are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to use the USA JOBS Resume Builder to apply for this position. Do not submit an OF-612; it is obsolete and no longer accepted. If you chose to use your personal resume, ensure that your resume includes the mandatory information as outlined in the Resume' example on http://www.gahro.com/Staffing/Resume'%20Format%2022Jun12.docx, "The Application-to-Hire Process-"Have I Completed All the Steps to Best Sell Myself"? If the required information is not reflected, consideration will not be given in the qualification process.

 

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, August 15, 2013.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

 

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID: 933020. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

 

If you cannot apply online:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and
  2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire, http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf, and
  3. Fax 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.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required and must be received by Thursday, August 15, 2013:

  1. Your résumé;
  2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire;

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

SAMUEL H. CHERRY
Phone: (678)569-5715
Email: SAMUEL.H.CHERRY@US.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
Georgia National Guard
HRO-STAFFING
Do Not Mail or Fax Applications Here
Follow How to Apply Instructions
Marietta, GA
30060-5099
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official.  If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview.

You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).

Thank you for your interest in the Georgia National Guard.  Good Luck!


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Job Announcement Number:

T-13-194 (933020)

Control Number:

348343400