Job Overview


Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: 

Letterkenny Army Depot (LEAD) is subordinate to the U.S.Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command.  There are 7 TERM vacancies for this announcement.  All positions are located in the Directorate of Industrial Operations, Letterkenny Army Depot (LEAD), Chambersburg, PA.

Who May Apply:

U.S. Citizens

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligibles


Set up and operate various types of welding equipment and use manual welding techniques to cut out and remove damaged parts and body areas, straighten and strengthen structural parts, weld cuts and breaks and perform a variety of tasks incidental to welding duties. Perform inert gas shielded welding, i.e. MIG/TIG, in the repair, rebuild, or modification of bodies, chassis and parts of vehicle assemblies. Determine proper method of repair, develops less complex templates, jigs and dies, selects and sets up jigs, fixtures and equipment, set up and assemble parts to be welded, selects type and size of rod, size of tip and proper heat range necessary to weld, cut, bend and shape a variety of metals such as ballistic steel and aluminum, cast iron, cast steel, magnesium mild steel and stainless steel. Make welds in flat, horizontal, vertical and over-head positions. Perform vehicle body repair work such as straightening metal structural and body parts; removing creases and dents; and removing, repairing and replacing parts of various shapes and gauges of metal. Repair work requires cutting, brazing tacking, shrinking, stretching and filling in dented areas. Install new parts and applies required modifications and fabricates less complex sheet metal items using equipment such as shears, band saws, box and pan brakes and drill presses.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Business Travel is 10%

Relocation Authorized

  • No