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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:CT-14-112 (1160105)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$22.89 to $26.65 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, July 7, 2014 to Monday, July 21, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5803-10

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite NTE 9/30/2015

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

10

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
East Granby, CT View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

AREAS I & II

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

CONNECTICUT AIR NATIONAL GUARD

TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

This is an indefinite position, not to exceed 30 September 2015

DUTY LOCATION:  103d Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS), East Granby, CT

JOB SUMMARY:  The purpose of this position is to maintain, repair and modify heavy duty vehicles and mobile equipment, including, but not limited to, materiel handling, fire fighting and base maintenance and refueling systems.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Connecticut Air National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Connecticut Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Connecticut Air National Guard. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Connecticut Air National Guard recruiter at (860) 292-2758 before applying for this position.

AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:

  • Area 1:  All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the Connecticut Air National Guard.
  • Area 2:  All current members of the Connecticut Air National Guard and individuals eligible for membership in the Connecticut Air National Guard.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Subject to supervisor discretion and funding availability

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must meet Compatible Military Assignment within one year from placement.
  • Wear of the military uniform is mandatory.
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory.
  • Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

DUTIES:

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The major duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs major repairs and maintenance on heavy mobile equipment and special purpose vehicles such as: fuel dispensing trucks, crash/structural fire equipment and pump trucks, large runway snow removal vehicles, sweepers, bulldozers, mobile cranes, road graders, heavy construction and earth moving vehicles, backhoes, power shovels, front end loaders and pans and trenchers.
  • Diagnoses the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory checks, test equipment such as engine analyzers, compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, and pressure gauges in order to determine the exact nature or extent of repairs or adjustments necessary to complete work.
  • Performs body repair and corrosion control, refinishes and repaints surfaces as required.
  • Prepares, maintains and submits applicable maintenance work orders for man-hour and data collection accounting, to include completing forms to reflect work performed or delayed and parts and maintenance required.
  • Assists in review and updating maintenance technical orders, shop operating instructions, commercial publications, MAJCOM and local publications, as well as other pertinent directives.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GENERAL EXPERIENCE:  Experience that has provided the candidate with the skill to make repairs or the ability to assist with repairs that can be accomplished by removing, adjusting, or replacing defective or worn parts. 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Your resume and any other supporting documentation you wish to provide must clearly substantiate you currently possess 18 months of specialized experience in the following: 

  • Experience 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 in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on heavy mobile vehicles, equipment and systems.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: 

Education that was successfully completed in a college, university, technical or vocational school which can be used at the rate of one year of study (30 semester hours or 20 classroom hours of instruction per week) for 6 months of experience.  (Courses must be directly related to the work of the position.)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Knowledge of the mechanical makeup, operation and working relationships of a variety of heavy duty systems, assemblies and parts, including major systems.
  • Knowledges of how electrical, transistorized, and other nonmechanical systems tie in with and affect the operation of mechanical systems.
  • Troubleshooting skills to determine mechanical defects which cause major systems and their components to fail to operate/perform up to specifications and requirements.
  • Skill in using and interpreting results of a wide range of diagnostic and test equipment, i.e. engine analyzers, dynamometers, exhaust analyzers, vacuum and fuel pump testers, injector testers, ignition tuners, tachometers, ammeters and ohmmeters.
  • Ability to use technical manuals, illustrations, specifications, diagrams, schematics and similar guides to make repair and modifications.
  • Skill in measuring, fitting, and installing needed components to clearances which are specified in manuals or instructions.
  • Skill in connecting, meshing, aligning and adjusting components to assure effective operations of the complete system or vehicle.


COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: All applications will be considered regardless of AFSC. Incumbent will be required to be assigned to compatible military position within 1 year of selection. The selected individual may be required to attend formal technician school training.

  • MILITARY GRADE (Prior to application):  Enlisted:  E-5 and below
  • COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT:  AFSC: 2TXXX 
  • UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT:  103d Airlift Wing or subordinate unit.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Please ensure you follow all instructions carefully.  Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.  Applicant must ensure resume and any other required supporting documentation clearly portrays that s/he meets the required experience level for the position. Please ensure your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. In describing you experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total hours worked per week). If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits 

Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.



OTHER INFORMATION:

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (see http://www.sss.gov/).

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.

MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM:   If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (incentives). In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your serving incentive manager (CTARNG - G1 or CTANG -
Retention Office) prior to accepting an offer for the position. For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to
include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program, the following termination rule applies:

  • Incentive Termination without Recoupment: If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent position where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment as long as you have served at least 6 months of the bonus contract following receipt of the initial bonus payment.


HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete application (See "Required Documents" section below) by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, July 21, 2014.

To begin, click "Apply Online" to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire. Click the "Submit My Answers" button to submit your application package. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the "More information" link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.


To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click "Update Application" in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete. To update, correct or check on your application status, simply visit your USA Jobs account and use the Vacancy Identification Number 1160105.

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1160105. Fax your supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.


If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, July 21, 2014 to receive consideration. To complete the entire application package and submit via fax:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf.
2. Fax all six pages of the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Resume showing relevant experience
  • Responses to the Assessment Questionnaire
  • Unofficial Transcripts, if used to qualify (An official transcript may be required before being hired.)
  • OF 306 - Declaration of Federal Employment (THIS FORM NEEDS YOUR SIGNATURE ON PAGE 2)

If you do not submit the required OF 306, you will be disqualified.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Staffing Office
Phone: (860)613-7618
Email: NG.CT.CTARNG.LIST.HRO-STAFFING@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
103rd Airlift Wing
100 Nicholson Road
East Granby, CT
06026
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  After a review of your complete application is made, you may be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interviews.  You will be notified by email as to the status of your application after each step is completed.

Thank you for your interest in the Connecticut Air National Guard.  Good luck!


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Job Announcement Number:

CT-14-112 (1160105)

Control Number:

374755300