*CREDITING EXPERIENCE: NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE MAY BE CREDITED AS FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE WHEN EVALUATED AGAINST THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A MILITARY TECHNICIAN POSITION. EXPERIENCE MUST BE DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITOIN AND MUST BE DESCRIBED IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF THE APPLICATION AND/OR RESUME. THE LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE IS DETERMINED BY THE ACTUAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PERFORMED. BE DESCRIPTIVE, A SIMPLE LIST OF JOB TITLES AND DATES WILL NOT SUFFICE.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training which demonstrates knowledge of equipment to be able to do routine jobs, simple preventive maintenance tasks, and is able to use common hand tools and equipment in the line of work.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess at least 18 months of specialized experience or training 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. Experience repairing, rebuilding and overhauling systems and major components of heavy mobile equipment (2 1/2 ton tracks and larger, engineer equipment and power generation equipment). Experience diagnosing malfunctions and determining remedies where complex relationships exists among different mechanical systems, requiring knowledge of units and systems with possible damage to equipment if incorrectly handled. Experience making mechanic repairs that required the use of precision measuring equipment and command hand tools (examples of tools used are micrometers, vernier calipers, dial indicators, wrenches and screwdrivers). Experience using diagnostic and testing equipment such as a digital multimeters and engine analyzers.
1. Knowledge of equipment assembly, installation, repair, etc.
2. Skill in the use of test measurement and diagnostic equipment such as oscilloscopes, ohmmeters, dosimeters, etc.
3. Skill in the interpretation of technical manuals, maintenance directives and publications as they related to repair and inspection of equipment.
4. Skill in reading and interpreting blueprints, schematics, diagrams, etc.
5. Ability to teach procedures, principles, and knowledge related to trade and craft practices.
6. Ability to facilitate production using judgment and analysis in areas such as determining work time, preparing and implementing procedures, interpreting technical data, etc.
NOTE: REGARDING QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignment must be followed. The applicant's record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION: There is no substitution of education for this position.
College transcripts MUST be submitted for professional positions or when substituting education for experience. NOTE: If you are using education as a substitution of experience OR education is a mandatory requirement to meet qualification, YOU MUST SUBMIT copies of college transcripts when required. Failure to provide college transcripts when required will result in an ineligible rating. NOTE: The Nebraska National Guard HRO has a document entitled "Secrets to Getting a Technician Job"; you are encouraged to follow the link provided if you are interested. http://ne.ng.mil/ArmyGuard/Tech%20Branch%20Documents/SecretstoGettingaTechnicianJob1.pdf
REMEMBER: Military training directly related to the type of work of the position may be substituted on a day for day basis.
To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications. Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.
Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of612.pdf
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.
MILITARY GRADES: Maximum Military Grade W2, E8; Minimum Military Grade W1, E1; Military grade inversion within the full time work force is not permitted. The military grade of the full time supervisor must equal or exceed the military grade of the personnel supervised.
Compatible Military Assignments: Warrant Officer - BR 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 91, 92, 94, MOS 882A; Enlisted - CMF 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92, 94
Individual does not have to be currently assigned to one of these career fields to be considered for this position; however compatibility requirements must be met prior to appointment to the position.
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 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 documentation, 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.
FOR ARMY ONLY:
In order to comply with United States Department of Defense (DoD) requirements and ensure the safety and security of the missions, programs, property and personnel of the Nebraska Military Department and Nebraska National Guard, employees must obtain the appropriate background investigation and maintain the level of security clearance to their assigned work.
Failure to obtain and maintain the designated type of security clearance/background investigation check required for the respective work, may result in a job offer being rescinded, separation of employment, and/or other actions that may be deemed in the best interest of the agency.
Prior to the appointment individuals must meet the security clearance requirements for the position or submit the required documents to the Nebraska National Guard, Personnel Security Manager for processing the appropriate investigation. Required forms - SF86, PSIP Initiation Form, Birth Certificate (of other proof of citizenship), Fingerprints, OF 306 and Application/Resume.
Nebraska National Guard Personnel Security Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org 402-309-8145.