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Job Title:Surface Maintenance Mechanic Inspector

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:NCAR-14-097

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$23.01 to $26.91 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, July 17, 2014 to Monday, August 18, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5801-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Butner, NC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to areas 1, 2 and 3

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB 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 military members of the North Carolina Army National Guard.

 

POSITION INFORMATION:  Full-time Excepted Service  (Permanent)

 

POSITION LOCATION: FMS #13

 

MD #: 5223-050

 

 

 

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment.
  • This position requires a pre-placement physical prior to employment.
  • No PCS will be authorized unless agreed upon by HRO prior to the e-date.
  • Rank Requirement: ENL (E8 & below)
  • Compatibility Requirement: ENL: 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92, 94

DUTIES:

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Inspects a large variety of heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical and automotive vehicles such as attack tanks, large cranes, tank retrievers, fire trucks, bridge transporters, armored vehicle launched bridges, bulldozers, road graders, crawler tractors, power shovels, self propelled earth compacting equipment, self propelled artillery, etc.  May also inspect heavy artillery, small arms, powered support and other equipment or components of equal or lesser complexity. Inspects complex, interrelated mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic and electrical systems, equipment and their components while in operation or in a standby condition.  Inspects and performs tests to braking, steering, and differential systems, which are mechanically integrated with the transmission; to large engines that directly power multiple hydraulic and pneumatic systems; to intricate fuel injection systems; to turret stabilization systems; and to other systems combined in a single, complex mechanical assembly.  Uses specially designed testing methods and test equipment such as computerized test sets, precision gauges, electronic sensors, injector test stands, engine scopes, etc., to assure that tolerance and safety factors have been met. Inspects equipment to determine repairs needed.  Utilizes established Maintenance Expenditure Limits (MEL) to evaluate economic feasibility of repair(s).  Considers a variety of factors such as cost and availability of parts, man-hours, and impact of time constraints on the mission to assess whether repair is economical.  Recommends to a higher echelon to condemn equipment when the repair cost exceeds the established MEL.  Prepares lists of needed repairs, parts, and man-hours authorized.  Performs in-process inspections to assure that equipment is being repaired in accordance with pertinent requirements.  Performs final inspection, certifying that equipment is in satisfactory operating condition, or rejects the work and returns the equipment to the repair shop with specific reports prescribing additional repairs. Inspects the full range of equipment as described above at remote worksites in support of field organizations, field units during field exercise training periods, or before major pieces of equipment are sent for repair to a supporting maintenance facility.  Serves as inspector on Command Maintenance Evaluation Teams (COMET) and/or as a member of Maintenance Assistance and Instruction Teams (MAIT). Other duties as assigned.
PD: D1286000


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Minimum Requirements: Experience or training which demonstrates knowledge of equipment to be able to do routine jobs, simple preventative maintenance tasks, and is able to use common tools and equipment in the line of work.

 

Specialized Experience: Must have 36 months experience or training 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. Experienced in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on vehicles, equipment and systems. 

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's) listed below will be used in the selection process. KSAs are important to the entire selection process and should be addressed specifically and completely in the resume'. 

 

1. Ability to inspect the full range of equipment at remote worksites in support of field organizations, field units during field exercise training periods, or before major pieces of equipment are sent for repair to a supporting maintenance facility. 

2. Ability to apply a wide variety of complex inspection techniques to examine a variety of heavy-duty mobile equipment (i.e., combat, tactical, etc.)  and automotive vehicles (i.e., attack tanks, large cranes, tank retrievers, fire trucks, bridge transporters, armored vehicle launched bridges, bulldozers, road graders, crawler tractors, power shovels, self propelled earth compacting equipment, self propelled artillery, etc.); that may include inspection of heavy artillery, small arms, powered support and other equipment or components of equal or lesser complexity. 

3. Ability to inspect complex, interrelated mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic and electrical systems, equipment and their components while in operation or in a standby condition. 

4. Ability to operate a large variety of test equipment, some of which is specially designed to test complex interrelated mechanical/electrical/ hydraulic/pneumatic systems.

5. Ability to use specially designed testing methods and test equipment such as computerized test sets, precision gauges, electronic sensors, injector test stands, engine scopes, etc., to assure that tolerance and safety factors have been met.

Quality of Experience: Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed.   The applicant's record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the Supply Clerk and Technician positions.


 


Military Assignment:  Occupants of this position must maintain continuous military membership in the North Carolina Army National Guard (NCARNG).  Assignment to a compatible Enlisted (E8 & below) position in the NCARNG is mandatory. (ENLISTED: 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92, 94)

 

Security Clearance:  Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a security clearance as required by the position (ANACI minimum).

 

Direct Deposit: The applicant selected for this position will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer Program.

 

Other Requirements:  Must be able to pass an operator's test for forklift equipment up to 10,000 lbs.   For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license.

 

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 rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


BENEFITS:

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The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. Visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance. Visit:
http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, step parents, spouses, and adult children. Visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. 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.

 

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office. You must apply on-line or fax your resumes to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, August 18, 2014 to receive consideration.

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

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow youto review and track the status of your application.

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

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

1. 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 1165687

2. Fax your 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, August 18, 2014 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

  • 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
  • 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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are REQUIRED for this job announcement:

  • Current Resume (list your duties/responsibilities related to the qualifying experience listed above)
  • Qualification Questionnaire (On-line or OPM Form 1203-FX)

 

The following documents are NOT required for this job announcement:

Transcripts (optional - required if using education to substitute for experience)

  • Military Resume (optional -explain actual duties performed with the MOS/AFSC, etc.)
  • Miscellaneous (optional - related certifications, licenses, etc.)

Demographics Data (optional - Applicants are requested to identify, in a separate attachment, their race, gender, and national origin.  Submission of this information is voluntary and will be used in support of the NCNG Equal Employment Opportunity Programs.)

 

Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

 

Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/of0510.pdf

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Roberto Smolka
Phone: (919)664-6000x10360
Email: ROBERTO.Z.SMOLKA.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
NGNC G4
A St 105 Central Ave
Butner, NC
27509
US

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After the closing date, a review of your complete application will be completed to validate your qualification status.  If qualified, your documents will be forwarded to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted. 

 

***Ensure that your email and phone contacts are current.***


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Job Announcement Number:

NCAR-14-097

Control Number:

375341300