Surface Maintenance Repairer

Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
Carlisle, PA
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Army National Guard Units (Title 32) 1 vacancy in the following location: * Carlisle, PA Work Schedule is Full Time - Indefinite Opened Friday 3/31/2017 (7 day(s) ago) ** Closes Friday 4/14/2017 (7 day(s) away) ## Job Overview Summary **THE PENNSYLVANIA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD** **FEDERAL TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT** **THIS IS A MILITARY POSITION** Vacancy ID: 1933880 Field Maintenance Shop 24 PD Number: D1193000 INDEFINITE 1 or more Position(s) may be hired against this Announcement Position may lead to permanent assignment without further advertisement. **NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:** This is an excepted position that requires membership with a compatible assignment in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. **AREA OF CONSIDERATION:**Bargaining Position Category 1: Qualified, currently employed technicians working at the location specified in the job announcement. Category 2: Qualified, currently employed technicians of the Pennsylvania National Guard. (Army and/or Air) Category 3: Qualified members of the Pennsylvania National Guard. (Army and/or Air) **APPOINTMENT STATUS:**EXCEPTED This is a Dual Status Excepted Service Technician position in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. **ENLISTED**E1-E7 **NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP STATUS:** Employment in this position requires concurrent military assignment to a compatible military position in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard in the following: **ENLISTED CMF** 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92, 94 **Assignment to a compatible military position is not required for application but will be required if selected for appointment.** Supervisor for this position is SFC Goss Duties The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required for this position: A copy of the complete position description is available in the Human Resources Office. Performs limited diagnosis, routine repairs and maintenance on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical and automotive vehicles. Performs limited diagnoses to determine the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory checks and/or uses basic test equipment such as compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters and pressure gauges. Removes, replaces, adjusts, cleans and installs parts and components such as wheel seals, switches, sensors, fuel pumps, water pumps, power steering pumps, brakes, filters, radiators, bearings, springs, shock absorbers, wheel cylinders, starter motors, mufflers, battery cables, and other items of similar complexity. Removes, replaces, adjusts, cleans and installs parts and components such as wheel seals, switches, sensors, fuel pumps, water pumps, power steering pumps, brakes, filters, radiators, bearings, springs, shock absorbers, wheel cylinders, starter motors, mufflers, battery cables, and other items of similar complexity. Conducts limited readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity. May perform routine maintenance and limited repairs on basic communication equipment such as radios, field telephones, amplifiers, switchboards, recorders, intercoms by removing and replacing components and elements. In conjunction with or in the absence of the Tools and Parts Attendant, may maintain supply documentation, and the receipt, store, issue, and inventory of tools and parts used in the trades operation. Travel Required * Occasional Travel * Occasional travel may be required for this position Relocation Authorized * No ## Job Requirements Key Requirements * You must maintain membership in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. * Must be a current US Citizen. * Wear of the military uniform is a condition of employment. * Direct Deposit/Electronic funds transfer is mandatory. Qualifications **GENERALIZED EXPERIENCE:** Experience or training which demonstrates knowledge of equipment to be able to do routine jobs, simple preventative maintenance tasks, and is able to use common tools and equipment in the line of work **SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:** Application must indicate 12 months experience, or training using common hand and power tools and a small variety of test and measurement devices to make mechanical repairs. Experience removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing a variety of parts, components, and accessories. Experience which demonstrates a basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to vehicles; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments. Experience demonstrating an understanding of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships. Experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures' repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics. **KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES:** Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the nominating supervisor based on the following competencies considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. * Knowledge and understanding of the mechanical makeup, operation, and working relationships of individual systems, and their interrelationships for a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, automotive, special purpose vehicles and equipment. * Knowledge of various techniques for removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing parts and components of combat, tactical, commercial, automotive, special purpose vehicles and equipment. * Knowledge and understanding of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and other non-mechanical system theories; and skill to replace, fit, install, and adjust systems. * Skill to use basic test equipment and ability to analyze test results to determine fault for repair or replacement of improperly functioning parts or components. Ability to use basic tools common to the occupation. * Ability to determine when parts should be cleaned, reinstalled, or replaced with standard parts. * Ability to read and interpret parts list, manufacturer's repair manuals, technical manuals, diagrams, engineering drawings, and schematics. **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, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled. INDEFINITE: **Currently employed permanent technicians retain their permanent status and will occupy this position as a Permanent Promotion or Reassignment. Indefinite employment status pertains to applicant nominated, who are not a currently employed permanent technician. Indefinite appointments may acquire permanent status depending upon future force structure requirements; indefinite appointments do not serve a trial period. Indefinite appointments may be separated when their services are no longer needed or when funding is no longer available via a 30-day termination notice. **SPECIAL NOTE: **Per the Labor Relations Management Agreement if there are more than 15 qualified applicants for each position, by category, a KSA board will be convened in accordance with Section 17.8 of the LMRA. **PCS STATEMENT:** PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION COSTS **WILL NOT** BE PAID FOR THIS POSITION. Security Clearance Not Applicable ## Additional Information What To Expect Next Once the online questionnaire is submitted, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After HRO reviews your application, if you are found qualified, your application will be forwarded to the selecting supervisor who will, in turn, contact you to schedule an interview. If you are found not qualified, you will receive an email indicating your non-qualification. BENEFITS The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees. **Main Site** for new federal employees - **Flexible Spending Accounts -** This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. Visit: **Health Insurance -** The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. Visit: **Leave -** Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. Visit: **Life Insurance -** The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance. Visit: **Long Term Care Insurance -** The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, step parents, spouses, and adult children. Visit: **Retirement Program -** Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. Visit: Other Information **REPROMOTION CONSIDERATION** (Applies to technician applicants only.) Technicians who have been demoted from this or a higher grade previously held in the same occupational series without personal cause and who are not in a grade retention status will be given consideration for re-promotion. Technicians who believe they are entitled to such consideration should forward a description of the circumstances with their application. Technicians eligible for re-promotion will be considered prior to using competitive promotion procedures, except when another technician has a statutory or regulatory right to be placed in or considered for the position. **EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT** For all employees and applicants for employment. Consideration for placement and evaluation of qualifications will be made on a fair and equitable basis without regard to political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, or age, and with proper regard for their privacy and constitutional rights. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. *Salary Range:* $20.57 to $23.99 / Per Hour *Series & Grade:* WG-5801-08/08 *Supervisory Status:* No *Who May Apply:* Qualified current members of the Pennsylvania Nationa lGuard (Army and/or Air) *Control Number:* 466581500 *Job Announcement Number:* 17-164