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    This National Guard position is for a MOBILE EQUIPMENT METAL WORKER (Title 32), Position Description Number D1216000 and is part of the IL CSMS 1, National Guard.

    About the Position: Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Applications will be pulled at the request of the hiring official and in the order received.

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    As a MOBILE EQUIPMENT METAL WORKER (Title 32), WG-3809-5/7/9, you will repair mobile equipment bodies and metal body components in support of maintenance activities.

    Major Duties - This is NOT an all-inclusive list:

    • Disassembles damaged mobile equipment bodies and components to determine nature and extent of damage and required repairs.
    • Performs repair work on damaged equipment components such as fenders, panels, hoods, cowls, truck beds and associated parts such as brackets, covers, clamps, and braces.
    • Repairs bodies by mending, replacing, or fabricating with sheet metals.
    • Fabricates, assembles, and installs a variety of components made of sheet metal for buses, trailers, shelters, and other equipment.
    • Lays out and cuts materials allowing for seams, joints, laps, and shrinkage.
    • Bends and forms metal parts into desired shapes with hand and power tools and equipment.
    • Uses equipment such as shears, brakes, folders, formers, crimping, burring, and bending machines.
    • Assembles and fastens fabricated parts by installing bolts, rivets, screws, soldering, and welding.
    • Repairs folds, wrinkles, creases, and large tears in fenders, doors, and roofs using hammers, dolly blocks, spoons, bending irons, mallets, sanders, grinders, files and hydraulic jacks.
    • Prepares surfaces for painting by filling and sanding.
    • Removes and replaces damaged fenders, quarter panels, and top panels by cutting and welding with oxyacetylene and electric arc welding equipment.
    • Repairs radiators, fuel tanks, and similar items by straightening, soldering, patching, tube rodding and splicing, plugging core sections, replacing cores and pressure testing for leaks.
    • Occasionally performs electrical repair work such as removing, splicing, insulating, soldering, and replacing cut or defective wiring on mobile equipment.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/552862300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.