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This National Guard position is for a HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC, Position Description Number T5913100 and is part of the KS Advanced Turbine Engine And Maintenance, National Guard.
As a HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC WG-5803-10, you will serve as a member of a team responsible for the overhaul and rebuild of the AGT. Perform the disassembly and preliminary inspection of the AGT 1500 Turbine Engine and its major components. Reassemble the entire turbine engine, completed components, and subassemblies contained in the end item. May perform work in one of the component rebuild activities within the facility. In this capacity, performs the repair, modification, calibration, testing and/or reassembly of individual parts and subassemblies. Perform other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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Conditions of Employment
- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
- This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
- Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
- May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
- Duties of your job may significantly impact the environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.
- This position was identified for conversion IAW National Defense Authorization Act FY17.
QualificationsSPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have the following experiences: Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision; Ability To Instruct others; Ability To inspect the work of others; Ability To provide production support services; Ability To lead or provide first level supervision.
Physical Effort: Work is performed in tiring positions, at times, for extended periods of time, requiring frequent bending, reaching and crouching. Frequently lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds and often puts forth similar effort in pushing, pulling and turning while positioning parts, assemblies, equipment and tools. Often lifts heavier items with the assistance of other workers or lifting devices such as jacks, hoists and forklifts.
Working Conditions: Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. Subject to a relatively constant climatic work environment while in the shop. Subject to temperature extremes such as rain, snow, and wet and icy areas, while working outside. There is exposure to irritations and discomfort from dust, grease, heat and fumes from working both inside and outside. Subject to cuts, burns, chemical irritations, bruises and injuries from falls while positioning and moving equipment. Follows prescribed safety practices and use of safety equipment such as protective ear devices, hard toed shoes, gloves and protective clothing. Some of these safety items may be uncomfortable to wear or use and may be worn for long periods of time.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: In order to adjudicate your Veterans' Preference claims, please upload all supporting documentation. Such as: DD214s, VA disability letters, SF-15, etc.
A. ARE YOU A VETERAN CLAIMING SOLE SURVIVORSHIP PREFERENCE OR 5-POINT VETERANS' PREFERENCE?
You MUST provide legible copy/copies of the following: DD-214 (member 4 copy), "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active
Duty," showing all dates of service, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.) or Statement of Service/Proof of Service (in lieu of a DD-214) from your command or local Personnel Support office. The Statement of Service/Proof of Service must provide all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). If you have more than one DD-214, you are strongly encouraged to upload all your DD-214s.
B. ARE YOU A DISABLED VETERAN or CLAIMING 10-POINT VETERANS' PREFERENCE?
Disabled veterans, veterans, widows, spouses or the mother of a veteran, who are eligible for 10-point veterans' preference, MUST provide legible copies of the following: Applicable supporting documents as noted on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). To obtain a copy of SF-15, go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf.
C. ARE YOU UNSURE AS TO WHETHER YOU QUALIFY FOR VETERANS' PREFERENCE?
Please review the OPM Vet Guide to determine if you qualify for Veterans' Preference. Please visit: https://fedshirevets.gov/Index.aspx
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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 (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC WHEN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
If you fail to properly upload ANY required document, your application will not be considered. Please carefully review which documents are required. Preview all uploaded documents to ensure you uploaded the CORRECT documents.
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. A COMPLETED RESUME IS REQUIRED. Your resume must show relevant experience (cover letter optional) where you worked, job title, detailed duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, supervisor's name and phone number, starting and ending dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.), hours per week and salary. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your position title, pay plan, series and grade.
2. Latest SF 50, Personnel Action.
YOU ARE REQUIRED TO DOCUMENT, IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE, EVIDENCE THAT SUPPORTS YOUR ELIGIBILITY AND QUALIFICATION CLAIMS. You must upload the
applicable documents with your application package. These documents will assist the staffing specialist in determining your eligibility and competency qualifications. If you do not upload the required and/or informational documents, then you must document in your application package (resume) the information needed to determine your eligibility. If selected, you must submit all requested documents at the time of tentative job offer to verify eligibility and qualifications. You will have two business days to submit these documents before a job offer is rescinded.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10367346
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
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Agency contact information
AddressKS Advanced Turbine Engine And Maintenance
741 Ray Road
Fort Riley, KS 66442
Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.
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Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
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You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/517936500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.