Job Overview


Wyoming Military Department


Applicants must be current members of the US Air Force, US Air Force Reserves or Air National Guard on the closing date to be considered for this vacancy and able to transfer to the Wyoming Air National Guard if selected

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WYOMING AIR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Wyoming Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Wyoming Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Wyoming Air National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

Open Area of Consideration:

Area 6: Nationwide Job Opportunity (Dual Status Technician) - Merit Promotion:  Open to current members of the US Air Force, US Air Force Reserves or Air National Guard and eligible to transfer to the Wyoming Air National Guard.

Technician Info:
Position Title: Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic
Position Series/Grade: WG-5803-10
Position Description #: D0349000
FAC #:  F2HB
PAS #:  142B100
Technician Position #:  0079283134

Position Location: 153rd Logistics Readiness Squadron


Min: E2/Amn              Max:  E6/TSgt

Enlisted applicant's military grade cannot exceed the maximum military grade authorized. Over-grade applicants must provide a written demotion statement of understanding with application, willingness to be administratively reduced in grade (state specific grade) if selected for this position. 

A Demotion Statement of Understanding is located at:

Applicants' under-grade or over-grade (without a written demotion statement of understanding) will not be considered for this vacancy.  Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military promotion.



This position is located in the Vehicle Maintenance Section of the Transportation Branch. The purpose of this position is to maintain, repair and modify heavy duty vehicles and mobile equipment, including, but not limited to, materiel handling, firefighting and base maintenance and refueling systems.


(1) 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 hovels, front end loaders and pans and trenchers. Inspects, repairs, overhauls and tests major systems including diesel, turbine gasoline, multi-fuel and other types of internal combustion engines, which may be turbo-charged or blower assisted, automatic or manual transmissions, including those with power take offs, cross-drive transmissions; heavy duty drive line systems and hydraulic, electric or pneumatic special systems and controls, pumping systems, turrets, winches and four wheel steering systems.

(2) 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. Removes and disassembles engines and major systems/subsystems on fuel, hydraulic, air and oil systems. Makes repairs, overhauls or modifications in accordance with the proper procedures and specifications. Reassembles engines and makes adjustments, tests and reinstalls systems/subsystems in vehicles and equipment. Makes adjustments and repairs to front ends, suspensions and electrical systems. Determines serviceability by operational driving test.

(3) Performs body repair and corrosion control, refinishes and repaints surfaces as required. Repairs and/or replaces body parts, locks, glass, etc., and determines if additional repairs are required. Repairs may be accomplished by using welding equipment, power tools, hand tools and other specialized equipment. Cleans, tests and repairs radiators/oil coolers and associated parts. Replaces or repairs tires, tubes and balances wheels.

(4) 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.

(5) Assists in review and updating maintenance technical orders, shop operating instructions, commercial publications, MAJCOM and local publications, as well as other pertinent directives.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • As needed.

Relocation Authorized

  • No