(1) Serves as a recognized authority on the repair and operation of various types of ARNG equipment. Provides instruction and assistance regarding equipment maintenance procedures, techniques, and methods as a part of the Maintenance Assistance and Instruction Team (MAIT).(2) Provides advice, assistance, and guidance regarding maintenance management systems, material readiness programs, cost reduction programs, and maintenance shop practices in maintenance facilities. Receives reviews, and processes unit Army Material Status System (AMSS) reports and Missile Material Readiness reports and submits a consolidated report to the Logistics Support Activity (LOGSA).(3) Prepares and conducts both classroom and on-the-job training designed to upgrade, improve, and/or update the knowledge and working skills of unit maintenance personnel. Develops, writes, updates, and teaches units of instruction for new equipment training. Evaluates training progress in areas such as basic mechanic principles; theories of equipment repair and modification; compliance with established procedures and directives; requirements for equipment maintenance records and reports; and proper utilization of equipment, personnel, funds, and facilities.(4) Evaluates directives to ensure adherence to standard methods, conformity in maintenance procedures, and the proper use of maintenance equipment, facilities, and personnel. Recommends policy, procedure, or operation changes, as required, to facilitate and ensure efficiency in maintenance operations and manpower utilization.(5) Reviews the effectiveness and efficiency of equipment and maintenance management and needs for improvement of existing practices and the impact on the overall maintenance program. Reviews and evaluates information in technical reports, logistical studies, supply data systems, and observations/inspections of maintenance organizations. Researches material pertaining to maintenance and maintenance management. Utilizes computer software programs to identify errors, equipment, non-mission capable time, and to determine a course of action to improve readiness. Recommends the revision of higher headquarters' policies, procedures, practices, and regulations. Provides methods for improving, consolidating, simplifying, and standardizing operations and management of maintenance activities. Performs assistance visits to logistic and maintenance functional areas to provide guidance and assistance to ensure effective and smooth maintenance operations.6) Performs hands on maintenance procedures to personnel on proper trade techniques, practices, and explains safety precautions involved in maintenance.7) Performs other duties as assigned. RequirementsConditions of Employment This position may be eligible for up to a 25% Recruitment incentive for new employees or up to 25% Relocation incentive for members of the agency that live 50 mile or more for the duty location. A newly appointed employee is defined as an individual receiving their first appointment (regardless of tenure) as an employee of the Federal government; an appointment following a break in service of at least 90 days from a previous appointment; or, under certain circumstances, an appointment when the employee's Federal service during the 90 day period immediately preceding the appointment was limited to one or more of the following: time-limited or nonpermanent appointment in the competitive or excepted service; employment with the Washington, D.C. government on or after October 1, 1987; appointment as an expert or consultant under 5 USC 3109 and 5 CFR Part 304; certain non-appropriated fund employees; or a provisional appointment. To qualify for a relocation incentive the worksite is in a different geographic location (normally defined as 50 miles or more from the worksite of the position held immediately before the move). Must show evidence that a residence in the new geographic location has been established.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement. 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. Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service. Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. May be required to successfully complete a probationary period. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.QualificationsMilitary Grades
: ENLISTED E8 AND BELOW GENERAL EXPERIENCE
: Must have a basic knowledge of mechanical
principles relating to equipment. Experience must demonstrate the ability to read and
interpret blue prints and technical publications. Knowledge is of the type gained from
technical training, education, and experience in functions such as repairing,
overhauling, maintaining, constructing, or inspecting equipment. Experience using
computer and automation systems. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE :
Must have at least 24 months experience, education or training which provided knowledge and skill in applying principles, concepts, and methods of equipment design.
Experience in the use of tools and test equipment. Experience developing, installing,
inspecting or revising equipment maintenance programs and techniques.Quality of Experience
- Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicant's record of experience and/or training must show possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position. Education
If you are using Education to qualify for this position,You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.Additional information
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 ( Register | Selective Service System : Selective Service System (sss.gov) ).
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 .