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.
*Note* - Temporary Appointment NTE 1 year. May be extended up to 2 years.
About the Position:
This position is located at the Red River Army Depot
(RRAD). RRAD is located in Northeast Texas, 19 miles west of Texarkana
and approximately 170 miles northeast of Dallas. RRAD is near the corners of 4
states - Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. The depot's enormous
maintenance mission includes the repair, rebuild, overhaul and conversion of
tactical wheeled vehicles. For more information on Red River Army Depot,
go the following web site: www.redriver.army.mil
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
Operates a variety
of machine tools such as: conventional drilling machines, auto-feed peck
drills, drill presses, and lathes to accomplish the modification, conversion,
and upgrade of heavy mobile equipment.
Sets up machines,
obtains materials and tooling, and notes machine tolerances by using
blueprints, work orders, and other instructions. The supervisor or a
higher-graded employee is available for assistance when unusual problems are
tools to fabricate parts from raw stock that may be aluminum, steel, armor
steel, brass or other similar material.
Performs repairs of
a variety of parts made from the same material. Identifies dislocated, missing,
or damaged holes in the hulls of vehicles. Identifies wear and damage to
vehicle components i.e., bogie and idler pads, brackets, clamps, and braces.
Performs repairs on
these items by drilling and tapping holes, replacing inserts, and straightening
or replacing brackets.