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Job Title:Surface Maintenance Repairer, WG-5801-08, D1193000

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:MT-14-096-1198711

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$20.89 to $24.38 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, August 28, 2014 to Monday, September 29, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5801-08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

08

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Kingwood, WV View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Areas 1, 2, & 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!

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF THE WV NATIONAL GUARD TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS VACANCY. RECRUITER INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND HERE:  ARMY NATIONAL GUARD INQUIRIES – http://www.wv.ngb.army.mil/join/recruiter/recruiters.aspx

WEST VIRGINIA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

FMS#4, Kingwood, WV

 TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: EXCEPTED (DUAL STATUS) - PERMANENT - ENLISTED

 

MINIMUM MILITARY GRADE: E-1       MAXIMUM MILITARY GRADE: E-7

(YOUR RANK MUST BE INCLUDED SOMEWHERE WITHIN YOUR RESUME) 

All personnel applying for this position who do not meet the minimum military grade requirement MUST provide the proper signed memorandum from your respective Military Personnel Office (MILPO for ARNG, FSS for ANG) to prove eligibility to obtain the required grade upon accepting the position.   The memorandum MUST be submitted WITH your application to be considered.

SELECTING SUPERVISOR & DUTY LOCATION: MSG Scott D. Dixon, FMS#4, Kingwood, WV

 AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: 1, 2, & 3

Area 1 - Current on-board full-time support personnel in the WVNG

Area 2 - All members of the WVNG

Area 3 – All members of the National Guard nationwide and others when eligible for membership in the WVNG

 This position is a bargaining position. 

**Pending availability of resources**

 The WVNG is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Selection of this position will be made without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, non-disqualifying disability, political affiliation, marital status, membership or non-membership in an employee organization or any other non-merit factor.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must maintain membership in the WVNG for continued employment
  • You must be assigned to a compatible military position if selected
  • Wear of the military uniform is a condition of employment
  • You must sign up for direct deposit/electronic fund transfer if selected
  • Males born after 31 Dec 59 must be registered with the Selective Service
  • Must possess or be eligible to obtain the appropriate security clearance

DUTIES:

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This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters—State, Logistics Directorate (J-4), Surface Maintenance Facility.  The purpose of this position is to perform limited diagnosis, routine repairs, and maintenance on combat, tactical, commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment.  May assist higher graded mechanics in the performance of maintenance duties. Performs limited diagnosis, routine repairs and maintenance on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical and automotive vehicles.  Assists higher graded mechanics in the repair and/or overhaul of major systems to include internal combustion engines, turbine engines, automatic and non-automatic transmissions, heavy duty drive line systems, and hydraulic utility systems and controls.  Makes routine repairs that can be accomplished by removing, adjusting, or replacing defective or worn parts and components.  Performs work in accordance with technical manuals, lubrication orders, maintenance bulletins, regulations or management policies. Performs limited diagnoses to determine the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory checks and/or uses basic test equipment such as compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters and pressure gauges.  Determines when parts should be cleaned, adjusted or replaced with standard parts to complete work orders. Removes, replaces, adjusts, cleans and installs parts and components such as wheel seals, switches, sensors, fuel pumps, water pumps, power steering pumps, brakes, filters, radiators, bearings, springs, shock absorbers, wheel cylinders, starter motors, mufflers, battery cables, and other items of similar complexity. Independently performs routine repairs and maintenance functions in remote locations that can be accomplished by removing, cleaning, reinstalling, or replacing defective parts of components and systems using standard parts.  Receives guidance and instruction from a higher graded mechanic or supervisor to perform non-routine and more complex repairs on portions of major assemblies and/or systems.  May provide field maintenance at unit locations as part of a “contact team”.  Recovers and evacuates inoperable vehicles from the unit location of breakdown.  Conducts limited readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity.  Performs Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) and ensures vehicles and equipment are properly serviced, including brake adjustments, replacing hydraulic fluids, greasing, cleaning, etc.  Performs other preventive maintenance operations as required to ensure that equipment is functioning properly. May perform routine maintenance and limited repairs on basic communication equipment such as radios, field telephones, amplifiers, switchboards, recorders, intercoms by removing and replacing components and elements.  Performs minor body and fender, or other metal repairs, using peening hammers, dollies and limited welding.  Performs limited repairs and routine maintenance on small arms and accessory equipment by replacing worn or damaged parts.  Makes minor repairs to canvas and leather items using bonding/sealing compounds and hand tools such as awls, canvas needles etc. In conjunction with or in the absence of the Tools and Parts Attendant, may maintain supply documentation, and the receipt, store, issue, and inventory of tools and parts used in the trades operation. Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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MINIMUM MILITARY GRADE: E-1      MAXIMUM MILITARY GRADE: E-7

(YOUR RANK MUST BE INCLUDED SOMEWHERE WITHIN YOUR RESUME)

 All personnel applying for this position who do not meet the minimum military grade requirement MUST provide the proper signed memorandum from your respective Military Personnel Office (MILPO for ARNG, FSS for ANG) to prove eligibility to obtain the required grade upon accepting the position.   The memorandum MUST be submitted WITH your application to be considered.

 

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY:   ENLISTED: 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92, 94

(ASSIGNMENT TO A COMPATIBLE MILITARY POSITION IS NOT REQUIRED FOR APPLICATION BUT WILL BE REQUIRED WITHIN ONE YEAR FROM DATE OF HIRE IF SELECTED.)


YOU MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE IN YOUR OWN WORDS THAT YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED BELOW.  WHEN EXPLAINING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE YOU MUST GIVE EXAMPLES.  DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION.  EXPLAIN IT IN YOUR OWN WORDS AND GIVE EXAMPLES TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY.

 

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 at least 12 months experience or training using common hand and power tools and a small variety of test and measurement devices to make mechanical repairs.   Experience removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing a variety of parts, components, and accessories.   Experience which demonstrates a basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to vehicles; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments.   Experience demonstrating an understanding of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships.   Experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures' repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet all of the minimum job requirements.  To determine if you are qualified for the 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 documentation.  If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documents, 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:

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

-Current driver's license required: Must have a valid state driver's license.

-Physical: Baseline physical is required within 30 days of employment per OSHA and NGB.

-Security Clearance: Must possess or be eligible to obtain the appropriate security clearance./May be required to possess or be eligible to obtain the appropriate security clearance.

-Employment in an excepted service position requires concurrent military assignment to a compatible military position in the West Virginia National Guard in one of the listed occupational specialty (MOS) codes or Air Force specialty codes (AFSC). Assignment to a compatible military position is not required for application but will be required if selected for appointment. If a mandatory course is required for this position, the incumbent will attend the course(s) within one year from the date of hire.

-Individual selected for this position will be required to sign up for direct deposit/electronic fund transfer upon appointment.

-Males born after December 31 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service Systems to be employed by the Federal Government.

-Military membership in the appropriate service, wearing of the uniform appropriate to the service, and federally recognized grade are requirements for appointment in the excepted service. As a condition of employment, all National Guard Military Technicians are appointed in the excepted service under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709, and are required to serve a one (1) year trial period.

-Veteran's preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 U.S.C. 709 (f).

-Military technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses, accepting a technician position may terminate these military incentives. Contact Incentive Specialist for current policy.

-The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA, 38 U.S.C. §§ 4301 – 4335) prohibits discrimination because of past, current, or future military obligations in hiring, promotion, reemployment, termination and benefits.

-Applicant must possess the appropriate ASVAB scores and must meet all medical requirements to be eligible for this position.

-Must be able to report to work within 60 days, unless deployed or unless prior arrangements have been coordinated and approved by management.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Select the Apply Online (blue link on the top right of the announcement within USA Jobs) and follow the instructions to apply for this vacancy.

THE FORMS BELOW ARE REQUIRED.  IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT THESE FORMS YOU WILL BE DEEMED INELIGIBLE AND YOUR NAME WILL NOT BE REFERRED TO THE SELECTING OFFICIAL:

1. A Technician Application, WV HRO Form 300, is REQUIRED for consideration for this vacancy and other supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this announcement (submitted via www.usajobs.gov).

     (Resumes are OPTIONAL not required.)  

     Obtain a copy of the Technician Application, WV HRO Form 300 at the WVHRO website,  http://www.wv.ngb.army.mil/jobs/staffing/Tech%20Applicaton/default.html.

2. Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire (submitted via www.usajobs.gov).

3. A completed and signed Standard Form 144, Statement of Prior Federal Service, which may be obtained at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf144.pdf (submitted via www.usajobs.com).

ALL applications and supporting documents MUST be submitted through www.usajobs.gov electronically and must be submitted prior to midnight of the closing date.  Mailed, e-mailed, hand-delivered, and faxed applications will NOT be accepted or considered.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

THE FORMS BELOW ARE REQUIRED.  IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT THESE FORMS YOU WILL BE DEEMED INELIGIBLE AND YOUR NAME WILL NOT BE REFERRED TO THE SELECTING OFFICIAL:

 - Current Technician Application, WV HRO Form 300 (submitted via http://www.usajobs.gov/) (Obtain this form here: http://www.wv.ngb.army.mil/jobs/staffing/Tech%20Applicaton/default.html)

 - Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire (submitted via www.usajobs.gov)

 - A completed and signed Standard Form 144, Statement of Prior Federal Service which may be obtained at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf144.pdf  (submitted via www.usajobs.com)

A resume is OPTIONAL, not required.

ALL applications MUST be submitted through http://www.usajobs.gov/ electronically and must be submitted prior to midnight of the closing date.  Mailed, e-mailed, hand-delivered, and faxed applications will not be accepted.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

SCOTT D. DIXON
Phone: (304)791-4117
Email: SCOTT.D.DIXON3.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
FMS 4
1001 Army Road
Kingwood, WV
26537

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement e-mail stating your submission was successful.  After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and/or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or an interview is required, you will be contacted by the Selecting Official.

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Job Announcement Number:

MT-14-096-1198711

Control Number:

379478800