Once the application process is completed in its entirety, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. A review will be made of your responses to the occupational questionnaire and the documentation you submitted in your resume and on the AGMO Form 335-1-R to support your responses. The selecting official will contact you for an interview if your name is referred for this position.
Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:
If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.
Social Security Number
Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Your Social Security number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who have may have the same name. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we cannot process your application without it.Vacancy Identification NumberThe Vacancy Identification Number is
9718001. Title of Job
SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC2. Biographic Data3. E-Mail Address4. Work Information5. Employment Availability
QUESTION 1: Are you a permanent technician who is currently employed by the Missouri Army National Guard?
If you answered Yes to this question, please respond No to Question 2.
QUESTION 2: Are you an indefinite or temporary technician who is currently employed by the Missouri Air National Guard OR a Missouri traditional guard member OR interested in guard membership in the Missouri Air National Guard?
If you answered Yes to this question, please respond No to Question 1.6. Citizenship
Are you a citizen of the United States?7. Background Information
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.8. Other Information
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.9. Languages
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.10. Lowest GradeEnter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. Valid grade for this position is:
1011. Miscellaneous Information
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.12. Special Knowledge
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.13. Test Location
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.14. Veteran Preference Claim
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.16. Availability Date
You may leave this section blank if you can begin work in the near future. If you will not be able to begin work in the near future, please provide the date you will be available for employment. Please use the MM/DD/YYYY format.17. Service Computation Date
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.18. Other Date Information
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.19. Job Preference
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.20. Occupational SpecialtiesEnter the appropriate occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for this position is:
001 Surface Maintenance Mechanic21. Geographic Availability
Select the location(s) in which you will accept employment. Valid location for this position is:
294040051 Jefferson City, MO22. Transition Assistance Plan
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.23. Job Related Experience
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.24. Personal Background Information
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:
Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.
1. Do you possess general experience, education or training which demonstrates knowledge of equipment to be able to do routine jobs, simple preventative maintenance tasks, and able to use common tools and equipment in the line of work?
2. Do you possess 18 months of specialized experience which demonstrates your experience in diagnosing, repairing, overhauling and modifying a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, special purpose vehicles and equipment? The specialized experience must also demonstrate your 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. Experience that demonstrates your ability to utilize, interpret and apply parts list, manufacturers repair manuals, technical manuals, diagrams, engineering drawings, diagnostic computer information and schematics.
3. IF YOU ANSWERED NO TO QUESTION 2, do you possess a combination of college, university, technical or vocational school education at the rate of one year of study (30 semester hours or 20 classroom hours of instruction per week) in courses directly related to this position AND 12 months of experience such as that described above in Question 2?
4. Are you currently a member OR eligible to immediately become an active military member of the Missouri National Guard?
MILITARY MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION.
5. Do you currently possess a valid state driver's license for the state in which you live or are principally employed?
For each of the following tasks, chose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement. Please select only one letter for each item.
A- I know little or nothing about this.
B- I have had study or training in this.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability, but I have been closely supervised.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
E- I am consulted by other journeypersons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.
6. Performed maintenance, troubleshooting, and major repair on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical, and automotive vehicles which included self-propelled artillery, tracked cargo and personnel carriers, road graders, mobile cranes, front loaders, conveyors, bulldozers, power shovels, compressors, generators, tanks, tracked combat vehicles, sedans, buses, all terrain vehicles, trucks, semi trailers, forklifts, tractors, and accessory equipment.
7. Troubleshot, repaired and overhauled 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.
8. Made repairs to assemblies and components such as voltage regulators, generators/alternators, brake cylinders, etc.
9. Performed work in accordance with modification work orders, technical manuals, lubrication orders, maintenance bulletins, regulations or management policies.
10. Repaired a variety of complex major systems to include engines, cross drive or similar multi-system transmissions and a variety of intricate fuel injection systems.
11. Troubleshot equipment and diagnosed the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory check.
12. Used test equipment such as engine analyzers, compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, pressure gauges and computer diagnostic tools.
13. Utilized embedded diagnostics in equipment and a wide variety of original equipment manufacturer system analyzers in order to determine the exact nature or extent of repair.
14. Determined what adjustments were necessary to complete work orders, and whether any additional repairs other than those specified or indicated on the work order were necessary.
15. Removed and disassembled engines and complex major assemblies, sub- assemblies, components, and fuel, hydraulic, and oil pressure systems.
16. Made the appropriate repairs, overhaul, or modifications in accordance with the proper repair specifications and procedures.
17. Reassembled engines and other systems, and adjusted, tested, and reinstalled in vehicles and equipment.
18. Made adjustments and repairs to electrical and suspension systems.
19. Installed pistons, sleeves, rings, bearings, rods, crankshafts, timing gears, and rocker arms.
20. Performed fuel injection repair, overhaul, rebuild, and calibration duties utilizing a variety of complex test and calibration equipment.
21. Independently performed 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.
22. Provided technical guidance and specialized team leadership to lower grade employees within the team.
23. Assisted lower grade mechanics in performing major repair work.
24. Provided field and limited sustainment maintenance at unit locations as part of a contact team.
25. Recovered and evacuated inoperable vehicles from the unit location of breakdown.
26. Conducted readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity.
27. Performed operational inspections and ensured vehicles and equipment were properly serviced, including brake adjustments, replacing hydraulic fluids, greasing, cleaning, etc., and performed other preventive maintenance operations as required.
28. Inspected supported equipment prior to use during Inactive Duty Training (IDT) and Annual Training (AT), to ensure that it is functioning properly.
29. Inspected in- process repair work of lower graded repairer to ensure equipment is being repaired in accordance with pertinent requirements.
30. Served as a commodity inspector during Command Maintenance Management evaluations (COMET) or as a member of a Maintenance Assistance Instruction Team (MAIT).
31. Instructed operator/crew in the maintenance of equipment and provided technical advice and assistance to supported units when requested.
32. Maintained and repaired electronics communication equipment by removing and replacing components and elements.
33. Assisted in the maintenance of production reports and records, and made recommendations to the supervisor.
34. Planned, organized, and performed technical analyses as required or assigned.
35. Made recommendations to the supervisor as to adjustments necessary to effectively, efficiently and economically accomplish the work and maximize production.