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Job Title:13-179-ARNG, Surface Maintenance Mechanic (NATIONAL GUARD REQUIREMENT)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-179-ARNG

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 $28.92 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 to Thursday, October 10, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5801-08/10

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Yakima, WA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All current members of the WA National Guard or anyone eligible for immediate enlistment in the Washington Army National Guard.

JOB SUMMARY:

Washington Army National Guard

Bargaining Unit Technician Vacancy Announcement

13-179-ARNG, Surface Maintenance Mechanic (NATIONAL GUARD REQUIREMENT)

Location:  MATES, Yakima, WA

Appointment Type:  Permanent

PD Number:  D1194000

Series/Grade:  WG-5801-08/10

Salary Range:  $21.71-$28.92

Security 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: Thursday, October 10, 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.

Area 4Nationwide Excepted - Anyone eligible for immediate enlistment and/or commissioning in the Washington Army and/or Air National Guard.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Military Rank Requirement: E-1 TO E-9
  • CMF: 12,13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92, 94
  • Must maintain membership in the WA National Guard for continued employment.

DUTIES:

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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 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.

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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General Experience:

Experience, education, or training which demonstrates the candidate has enough 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.


Education Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED

 

Applicants need not be assigned to the position or possess the MOS to apply or be considered for selection.  Selected applicant must be assigned to a compatible Military position and attain MOS within 1 year of appointment action (TPR 303 2-1).

Specialized Experience: 

WG-08 level must have at least 12 months, WG-10 must have 18 months of experience or training using common hand and power tools and a small variety of test and measurement devices to make mechanical repairs. Experience removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing a variety of parts, components, and accessories. Experience which demonstrates a basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to vehicles; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments. Experience demonstrating an understanding of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships. Experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures’ repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics.

 

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics). NOTE: You do not have to respond to the KSA's separately but your resume should contain sufficient information to demonstrate possession of the KSA's.

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

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

·         Knowledge of electronics, sufficient to indentify and replace defective components, such as sensors, diodes and circuit boards.

·         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.

·         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 operate and understand original equipment manufacturer computerized diagnostic equipment and embedded diagnostics.

·         Ability to utilize, interpret and apply parts list, manufacturer’s repair manuals, technical manuals, diagrams, engineering drawings, diagnostic computer information, and schematics

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 position, a review of your resume and supporting documents 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 documents, 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.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:

(Proof of education must be submitted with application packet) 

 


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.

Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

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 offers over 100 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, stepparents, 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, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

 

 

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

1.    Technicians are paid through direct deposit/electronic funds transfer.

2.    Males born after December 31, 1959, must be registered with the Selective Service Systems to be employed by the Federal Government.

3.    Military Technicians are ineligible for enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses.  Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these incentives.

4.    Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.

5.    Veteran’s preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709 (f).

6.    All new technicians are subject to a one year trial/probationary period IAW 32 USC 709.

 

All soldiers, civilian employees and contractor employees who drive Army-owned or leased vehicles must complete the Army Avoidance Course (AAC) training when they start working for the Army. Must have a valid Washington state and military driver's license. Must be able to obtain a Government Travel Card (GTC) and be able to attend all schools deemed necessary by the supervisor.

 

*Baseline physical*

 

An employment physical may be required within 90 days of employment per OSHA regulation and NGB* *this physical will be used to determine fitness and eligibility for continued employment.

 

For access to Required Documents please refer to: http://mil.wa.gov/jobs/federal_military_technician.shtml



HOW TO APPLY:

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Please upload all required documents into your USA Jobs online application.

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 Thursday, October 10, 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.

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



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
   ·OF-306
   ·Other (Mil Form 174)
   ·Resume

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·Transcript

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING OF 612's IN PLACE OF A RESUME. YOU MUST SUBMIT A RESUME WITH YOUR APPLICATION

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 963608

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 Thursday, October 10, 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.

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:

Steven Whitehill
Phone: (253)512-8728
Email: STEVEN.M.WHITEHILL.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Washington National Guard
Human Resources Office
Bldg 33 ATTN PSS
CAMP MURRAY
Tacoma, WA
98430
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. Based on 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).


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Job Announcement Number:

13-179-ARNG

Control Number:

351966300