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Job Title:ELECTRONICS MECHANIC

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:T14-174A

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$24.81 to $28.92 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 to Tuesday, March 04, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-2604-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Syracuse, NY View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

New York Air National Guard membership required (See Announcement)

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD

DIVISION OF MILITARY & NAVAL AFFAIRS (MNHF)

LATHAM, NY 12110-2224

SELECTION PROCESS WILL BE IAW DMNA 690-4, CHAPTER 6

POSITION TITLE AND NUMBER:

 T14-174A,  ELECTRONICS MECHANIC, D1839000, WG-2604-11

 

LOCATION:

174TH ATKW, SYRACUSE, NY 13211

 

DAFSC:

3D1X2, 3D1X3

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OPENS:     4 FEB 2014   CLOSES:  4 MAR 2014

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the New York Air National Guard.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. 

 

 

This position is located in an ANG Aviation Wing, Air Support Operation Group (ASOG) Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) and Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Missions Systems Branch.   

 

 

OPEN AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:  STATEWIDE

STATEWIDE:  ALL MILITARY TECHNICIANS IN THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD, ALL MEMBERS OF THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD (INCLUDES AGR). 

ENLISTED ONLY

 

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must already be a member of the NY Air National Guard.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

DUTIES:

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The purpose of this position is to configure, deploy, install, operate, optimize, maintain, modify, and recover various types of tactical and non-tactical communications transmission systems and their components.  Performs duties necessary to accomplish communications functions and provide for customer support of programs essential to Squadron daily operations, training, and readiness missions.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to meet the minimum qualifications for this  ELECTRONICS MECHANIC position, you must meet the following criteria.

 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: 

Experience or training which demonstrates the applicants knowledge of electrical or electronic theory, knowledge of common testing procedures, skill in the use of hand tools of the electronics trade, and skill in reading schematics. 

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Experience or training in utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic systems or equipment.   Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic equipment or systems.   Experience in making mechanical repairs that required the use of precision measuring and calibrating equipment.  Experience in using complex test equipment such as deviation meters, complex special test panels, etc.  Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications.

 

 

 

KSA's:

Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the KSA's listed below.   Applicants are encouraged to address the KSA's in their application or resume or by submitting a supplemental statement with their application.   Written response to each KSA will ensure that specialized experience criteria is recognized and credited.

 

1.  Knowledge of a wide range of technical methods in the detailed performance characteristics of specific communications equipment, systems, services and transmission media.  In-depth understanding of basic electronics theory and operating principles, the applications of existing and planned technology for communications requirements, equipment interoperability and compatibility, and the methods and techniques for acquiring equipment, systems, and services to accomplish information transfer.

2.  Knowledge of maintenance, installation, and operation of analog/digital signal conditioning equipment and wireless transmission systems.

3.  In depth understanding of the technical theory of electronic communications concepts, principles, practices, procedures, policies, standards, and operational requirements.  

4.  Technical knowledge of the operational and performance characteristics of communications equipment.  Detailed technical knowledge of transmission media, and the relationship among component parts of communications systems.  Ability to apply specialized communications methods and analytical techniques.

5.  The ability to understand, evaluate, and translate the needs of communications users into requirements and to relate user requirements to existing technology, policies and priorities, available technologies and services, operating practices and procedures, equipment and staffing requirements, and other supporting services required; to include the knowledge of technical methods to perform assignments such as carrying out limited projects which involve use of specialized, complicated techniques.

6.  Knowledge of methods and practices for troubleshooting, recovering, adjusting, modifying, and improving communications systems to provide support that minimizes interruptions in the customers' ability to carry out critical business activities.

7.  Knowledge of performance management/measurement methods, tools, and techniques to optimize the functionality of systems, networks, and data.  Knowledge of systems testing and evaluation principles, methods, and tools to test the functionality and operability of communications systems, network applications and communications components.

8.  Knowledge of a wide range of   communications concepts, principles, and practices and in-depth knowledge in a particular functional area of communications (transmission media, data transfer, ground to ground radio, switching systems, or other very specific aspects of communications) to review, analyze, and resolve difficult and complex communications problems.

 

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: 

ENLISTED ONLY

 

Compatible Military Assignments:  

3D1X2, 3D1X3



YOU MUST ALREADY BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION. 

 

PLEASE NOTE:  In order for your application to be considered, you need to submit the following document:

·         RESUME (Resume must have a from and to date for each position worked in.  The date must be month and year. Ex: 02/2012 to 03/2013)

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 numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire.  The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position.  If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.  Please follow instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating and eligibility. 

 

All qualified applicants will be forwarded to the selecting official, unless there are more than seven qualified applicants.  In this case, the evaluation procedures in DMNA PAM 690-4, Chapter 5 will be used to further screen candidates prior to referral.  A panel of three members will be appointed to rate the candidates using the KSA factors.  Experience will be evaluated in terms of type and quality in relation to the requirements of the position.  Length of service or experience will only be used when there is a clear relationship with quality of performance or when necessary to break ties when all other ratings are equal. 

 

Following the determination of basic eligibility of the candidates as outlined in DMNA PAM 690-4, Chapter 5, qualified applicants will be referred to the selection official in the following sequence: 

 

1.  Category I:  All excepted service technicians in the New York Army National Guard  for Army technician vacancies and all excepted service technicians in the New York Air National Guard for Air technician vacancies, working at the location specified in the job announcement where the vacancy exists.

 

2.  Category II:  All currently employed excepted service technicians in either the New York Army or New York Air National Guard. 

 

3.  Category III:  Qualified members of the New York National Guard (Army or Air), to include AGR personnel and temporary and Indefinite technicians, or other individuals who are willing to become members of the New York Army or Air National Guard. 

 

* If there are fewer than three qualified applicants in Category I, then qualified applicants from Category II, III will be forwarded to the selection official, in sequential order, to provide at least three qualified applicants.  


BENEFITS:

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Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/interactive/Benefits#icc.

OTHER INFORMATION:

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.

For a complete list of Job Vacancy Announcements available at the New York National Guard, please visit our website at http://dmna.ny.gov/jobs/jobs.php?id=tech



HOW TO APPLY:

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The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, March 04, 2014. 

To begin the process. click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USA JOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.  Note:  To return to a previously Saved or incomplete application you may use the following link:  https://applicationmanager.gov/



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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

 

1.  Your Resume (Your resume MUST detail your length of general and specialized experience that pertains to the job you are applying for)

2.  A complete Assessment Questionnaire (Your assessment questionnaire MUST contain an email address)

3.  Transcripts are required if you are using education to qualify.  An unofficial transcript is acceptable. 

4.  Other supporting documents may include: (not required)

  • Flight Records
  • Qualification Certificates
  • DD 214
  • Seperate document supporting KSA's. 
  • Military Biography
  • SF 50
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Awards (military and/or technician)

5.  Submission of Photography and Medical Documentation (ex: VA Disability paperwork) are prohibited and will not be sent forward to the Selection Official.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Avis Sanchez
Phone: (518)786-4659
Email: AVIS.A.SANCHEZ.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
New York National Guard
330 OLD NISKAYUNA ROAD
ATTN SANNING PINGITORE
LATHAM, NY
12110
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  Based upon your category and score, you may be referred to the selecting official.  If your name is referred to the selecting official, you will be contacted directly by that office for an 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.

 

You will be notified via email during the following phases of this announcement: 

 

1.  Immediately after your application has been submitted.

2.  After the announcement has closed and qualifications are reviewed.  (This will inform you whether or not you were referred to the selecting official.)

3.  Once selection has been made. 

 

If at anytime you have questions concerning this Vacancy Announcement, please contact the Human Resources Specialist by email.  Your email should contain the following information:  T14-174A, ELECTRONICS MECHANIC, 1043770. 

The email can be sent directly to avis.a.sanchez.mil@mail.mil


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Job Announcement Number:

T14-174A

Control Number:

360781300