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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:NG971800

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$25.18 to $29.39 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 to Friday, October 25, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5801-10

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Jefferson City, MO United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All qualified permanent TECHNICIANS who are currently employed at the State Maintenance Office or Combined Support Maintenance Shop (CSMS) in Jefferson City, Missouri, and Field Maintenance Shops within the state of Missouri.

JOB SUMMARY:

AMENDMENT

MISSOURI NATIONAL GUARD

ARMY TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

These positions are located at the Combined Support Maintenance Shop in Jefferson City, MO United States 2 vacancies

Incumbents will be assigned to Position Description Number D1194000 in SPMD 6021


APPOINTMENT FACTORS:  These are Permanent Excepted Service positions.  These are bargaining unit positions.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED:  These are Excepted positions that require active membership in a compatible skill in the Missouri Army National Guard and wear of the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently enlisted in the Missouri Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment. For enlistment/appointment information, contact 1-800-GO-GUARD (1-800-464-8273).

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to effective date of placement. Selected candidates must be MOS qualified within 12 months from date of appointment.

Warrant Officer – Branch 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 91, 92, 94; or MOS 882A

 

Enlisted – CMF 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92 or 94


Supervisor must verify that selected individual occupies a compatible military position. Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor or wage leader (grade inversion).

IMPORTANT NOTES: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances are not authorized for these positions. Required Security Clearance is Noncritical Sensitive.

Failure to complete management prescribed courses for full-time support personnel within the first year of employment or assignment, may be cause for reassignment or termination.

 

THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS AMENDED TO READ 2 VACANCIES.


KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • AGMO Form 335-1-R is required - see instructions under How to Apply
  • Membership in Missouri Army National Guard is required for this position
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory
  • Individuals on incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment,
  • contact the State Incentives Manager for more information

DUTIES:

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Performs 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. Troubleshoots, repairs and overhauls 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. Repairs a variety of complex major systems to include engines, cross drive or similar multi-system transmissions and a variety of intricate fuel injection systems. Troubleshoots equipment and diagnoses the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory check. Removes and disassembles engines and complex major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, and fuel, hydraulic, and oil pressure systems. Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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WG-10 Specialized Experience:  Must have 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, manufacturer's repair manuals, technical manuals, diagrams, engineering drawings, diagnostic computer information and schematics.

General Experience:  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.


OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
To be eligible for Federal employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify at the time of appointment that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.

Be advised that if selected for a military technician position where membership in a reserve component is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated and may or may not be subject to recoupment. Questions pertaining to recoupment may be directed to the State Incentives Manager at (573) 638-9500 ext. 7647.

Pre-placement or baseline physical is required to newly hired personnel who may be potentially exposed to health hazards in the work environment or who are assigned to positions requiring specific standards of physical fitness prior to an effective start date of employment being established.

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 job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the qualifications questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position and is based on your responses to the qualifications questionnaire. Your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities based on information listed in your resume and/or supporting documents. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Please ensure the accuracy of your information. Making a false statement in any part of your application may result in disciplinary action.


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. 

http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.asp or http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc



OTHER INFORMATION:

ALL APPLICANTS ARE CONSIDERED WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, AGE (WITH AUTHORIZED EXCEPTIONS) OR ANY OTHER NON-MERIT FACTOR.
 



HOW TO APPLY:

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

1. Your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, and
2. Your résumé, and/or OF-612
3. Completed AGMO Form 335-1-R, Supplemental to Application for Employment Military Brief, and
4. Any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

NOTE: If you are using education to qualify for this position OR education is a mandatory requirement to meet qualifications, YOU MUST submit copies of college transcripts that identify, for each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received. Submitting a certificate or a degree will not suffice. You must submit transcripts when required.

APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59 PM EASTERN TIME ON Friday, October 25, 2013. FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY HINDER YOUR CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION.

Please follow the instructions listed below for submitting the Occupational Questionnaire, Resume, AGMO Form 335-1-R, and Required Documents. Please read all instructions before you begin. You are solely responsible for the delivery of your materials. We cannot be responsible for incompatible software, illegible fax transmissions, delays in mail service, etc. Your materials will not be returned; therefore, do not submit original documents that you may need in the future (upload these documents from your files or submit copies instead).

To expedite the application process, it is recommended to have your resume and your AGMO FORM 335-1-R completed prior to beginning the Application Manager process. This will aid in the upload process and make it more convenient for you. You can access the AGMO Form 335-1-R by clicking on the following link:
http://www.moguard.com/cmss_files/attachmentlibrary/AGMO%20Form%20335-1-R%20Supplement%20to%20Application%20for%20Employment%20-%20Military%20Brief.doc.

The most direct access to the application process of applying for a Missouri National Guard vacancy announcement would be through the Human Resources Home Page which provides a direct link to the vacancy announcement in USA JOBS. The address is: http://www.moguard.com/technician-jobs.html.

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.

There are two options used to apply for our positions:

OPTION A: APPLY ON-LINE

·  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.

·  You must submit a separate application package for each position.

(Note: To ensure successful uploads to USASTAFFING, please ensure your documents are saved in an accepted file format and are not password protected. Accepted file formats include: JPG, PDF, TXT, RTF, DOC, WPD, XFD, FDF, XFDF or HTM/HTML.)

OPTION B: FAXING INSTRUCTIONS

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 971800.

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 Friday, October 25, 2013to 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. To fax documents, you MUST use the special cover page.

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.

- Include the 8-character Vacancy Identification Number NG971800
- Provide your Social Security Number and full name in the spaces provided or we will not be able to associate your document(s) with the rest of your application.
- You may submit multiple documents for the same vacancy announcement using one cover page.
- Fax your cover page and documents to 1-478-757-3144.

Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed. The following will prevent your documents from being processed:
- Not using the special cover page mentioned above.
- Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number
- Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or name

The following documents are required in addition to completion of the Occupational Questionnaire:

- AGMO Form 335-1-R, Supplement to Application for Employment Military Brief

The AGMO Form 335-1-R is a supporting document that highlights your military service. You can access this form by clicking on the following link:
http://www.moguard.com/cmss_files/attachmentlibrary/AGMO%20Form%20335-1-R%20Supplement%20to%20Application%20for%20Employment%20-%20Military%20Brief.doc.

- Resume, Optional Form 612, or any other written format

Your resume, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload or fax process. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number. The Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612) can be local at http://www.moguard.com/moguard-forms.html.

NOTE: Be specific and always include dates and complete details of all job related experience.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required and must be received before your name will be referred for employment consideration:

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
   ·Resume

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·DD-214
   ·Other (AGMO Form 335-1-R, Supplemental to Application for Employment Military Brief THIS A REQUIRED DOCUMENT)
   ·SF-50
   ·Transcript

- If you are using education to qualify for this position OR education is a mandatory requirement to meet qualifications, YOU MUST submit copies of college transcripts that identify, for each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received. Submitting a certificate or a degree will not suffice. You must submit transcripts when required. Photocopies are acceptable, but you will be required to provide originals if you are selected for this position.

- If you are or have been a Federal employee, please submit a copy of your last Notification of Personnel Action, Form SF-50. (This is not a requirement for current Technicians employed by the Missouri National Guard.)

Your completed application--occupational questionnaire, AGMO Form 335-1-R, resume, and required documents must be completed and submitted before you will receive employment consideration. If you have submitted all your materials using the recommended method listed above, you have completed the application process.

CONTACTING US: After you have read all the instructions in this vacancy announcement, if you still have questions about this position or the application process, you may contact us at (573) 638-9811.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Samuel M. Jarvis
Phone: (573)638-9811
Email: SAMUEL.M.JARVIS.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Missouri National Guard
Human Resources Office
NGMO-HRD-S
2302 Militia Drive
Jefferson City, MO
65101-1203
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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 Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is 971800

1. Title of Job

SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC

2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. 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 Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position.  Valid grade for this position is:
10

11. 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 Specialties

Enter the appropriate occupational specialty code for this position.  The specialty code for this position is: 
001 Surface Maintenance Mechanic

21. Geographic Availability

Select the location(s) in which you will accept employment.  Valid location for this position is:
294040051 Jefferson City, MO

22. 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?

A. Yes.
B. No.

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.

A. Yes.
B. No.

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?

A. Yes.
B. No.

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.

A. Yes.
B. No.

5. Do you currently possess a valid state driver's license for the state in which you live or are principally employed?

A. Yes.
B. No.

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.


 


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Job Announcement Number:

NG971800

Control Number:

352800200