Job Overview


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)


MD #: 5223-050


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

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No