About the Agency
This National Guard position is for a ALLIED TRADES WORKER, Position Description Number D1220000and is part of the MI CSMS, National Guard.
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 states and your community!
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
ALLIED TRADES WORKER, WG-5801-8
This position is located in a Joint Forces Headquarters-State, Logistics Directorate (J-4), Surface Maintenance Facility. The primary purpose of this position is to assist higher graded workers in performing work in the skilled trades' occupations in support of maintenance functions. Engages in joint operations with higher graded workers. Rotates through trades areas to gain experience.
Performs complicated skilled trades tasks in any Allied Trades Shops.
Repairs mobile equipment metal body components such as fenders, panels, hooks, truck beds.
Paints a wide variety of vehicles using standard methods such as brushing, rolling, and spraying by the use of coating materials that are prepared according to directions, and by the application of coating techniques that assure surface is fully coated, protected, and free from drips and runs.
Modifies, repairs and makes canvas parts such as truck tarpaulin, machinery and equipment covers. Repairs or makes new covers for upholstery on trucks, and other equipment.
Constructs and repairs boxes, pallets, wood bracing to be used in shipping and storage.
Operates various machine tools performing work involved in various simple fabrications as instructed by a higher-grade machinist who will lay out the work required and give specific instructions in the performance of the work required.
Performs other duties as assigned.