Job Overview

Summary

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your Nation, your State and your community!

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the North Carolina Army National Guard.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with the requirements as a condition of employment.  Applicants must be current members of the North Carolina Army National Guard.

WHO CAN APPLY: The area of consideration for this position is STATEWIDE.  Applications will only be accepted from current members of the North Carolina Army National Guard.

POSITION INFORMATION:  Full-time Excepted Service  (Permanent).

POSITION LOCATION: CSMS

MD #: 6021-301

Duties

Repairs, modifies, overhauls, inspects, troubleshoots, tests, adjusts, and cleans the optics and supporting mechanical and electrical elements of complex panoramic telescopes.  These contain offset prism assemblies, fire control instruments and a wide variety of less complex instruments and devices such as transits, theodolites, aiming circles, binoculars, searchlights, gunner’s quadrants, compasses, periscopes, telescopes, and mounts, surveying sets, and fire direction sets.  Visually inspects optical instrument equipment and operates mechanisms to determine serviceability, damaged or worn parts, and malfunctions.  Disassembles equipment; examines for serviceability using precision measuring instruments and special tools; checks lenses and prisms for aberrations; replaces worn or defective parts; reassembles, adjusts, and tests for alignment, collimation, and operations.  Interprets and applies special modifications in accordance with prescribed Modification Work Orders (MWO’S).  Inspects, cleans and makes minimal repairs to the more complex optical devices such as ballistic computing range-finders; L.A.S.E.R. range finders and designators hermetically sealed, full field coincidence image fire control range-finders; and articulated telescopes containing offset prism assemblies, eyepiece assemblies, articulated joint assemblies and erector assemblies.  Refers to a variety of technical manuals to obtain proper setup and testing procedures.  Uses special fixtures, testing, and measuring equipment such as telescope and azimuth test fixtures, binocular collimator fixture, surface plate, micrometers, dial indicators, and depth gauges, for adjusting and testing optical instruments and devices.  Abides by safety precautions when working with compressors, hoses, and tank testing equipment.  Analyzes and tests continuity of electrical circuits by utilizing test equipment such as ohmmeter, voltmeter, and multi-voltage test set.  Required to inspect, diagnose, and repair high voltage power sources used with night vision devices, aware of the hazards involved in checking high voltage circuits.  Serves as a commodity inspector during technical inspections, Command Maintenance Evaluation Team (COMET) or Maintenance Assistance and (MAIT) Instruction Team.  Provides technical advice and assistance to units and field maintenance shops throughout the state.  Troubleshoots and makes on-the-spot corrections, repairs, and adjustments when possible.  Instructs unit personnel in the proper operation and maintenance procedures for care, use, adjustment, and storage of equipment being inspected. Performs other duties as assigned.

PD: D1211000

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No