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    This National Guard position is for a SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC INSPECTOR, Position Description Number D1285000 and is part of the AR ARNG CSMS, National Guard.

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    (1) Inspects a large variety of heavy-duty mobile equipment (i.e., combat, tactical, etc.) and automotive vehicles (i.e.,
    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. May assist higher-graded inspectors to perform inspections on equipment repairs.

    (2) 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, which 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.

    (3) 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, manhours,
    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 costs exceed 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

    (4) Serves as inspector on Command Maintenance Evaluation Teams (COMET) and/or as a member of Maintenance
    Assistance and Instruction Teams (MAIT).

    (5) Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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