Havre de Grace, Maryland
Oct 15, 2020
Oct 23, 2020
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a ELECTRONICS MECHANIC, Position Description Number D0877000 and is part of the MD CSMS, National Guard.

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Works either as a team member or individually under the direction of a higher-grade employee. Performs routine and repetitive electronics work involved in the installation, modification, overhaul, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of electronic equipment ranging from equipment of limited complexity such as subassemblies, printed circuit cards, and chassis to complete electronics systems. Independently operates automatic test equipment, which has been programmed to a type of chassis or printed circuit board to locate and repair defective parts.Follows detailed schematics, layout diagrams, and work instructions to locate and repair malfunctions in defective circuit cards or chassis, such as audio frequency (AF) or radio frequency (RF) amplifiers, power supplies, oscillators or other assemblies which are of limited design and functional complexity. Uses standard handtools and a variety of test equipment such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, signal/pulse generators, oscilloscopes, frequency counters, power supplies and a variety of test sets to locate and diagnose defective parts. Assists higher-grade workers in the more complex repair, modification, installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of complete systems, subsystems, and components as well as performing simple tasks such as removing and replacing defective parts and assemblies identified by higher-grade workers. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as Operational Readiness Evaluations (ORE), Command Logistics Readiness Inspections (CLRT-X), and Aviation Resource Management Surveys. May be required to perform additional duties such as structural fire fighting, aircraft handling, heavy equipment operation, and maintenance of facilities and equipment or serve as a member of a team to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies. Complies with safety, fire, security and housekeeping regulations.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

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.
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.
Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.


Military Grades: Enlisted E-8 and below

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience or training which demonstrates the applicants knowledge of electrical or electronic theory, knowledge of common testing procedures, skill in the use of hand tools of the electronics trade, and skill in reading schematics.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Experience or training in utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic systems or equipment. Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic equipment or systems. Experience in using hand tools, power tools and gauges to make intricate repairs. Experience in using diagnostic and testing equipment. Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications.

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.


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 ( 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.

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): Knowledge of electronic equipment and components in order to identify and locate them and to perform cleaning, disassembly and assembly tasks and simple repair and testing. Basic knowledge of standard troubleshooting techniques in order to assist higher level employees in troubleshooting and to troubleshoot for common recurring kinds of defects. Skill in reading and applying basic schematics and wiring diagrams to assigned tasks. Familiarity with basic test equipment such as multimeters, voltmeters, ohmmeters, AF and RF signal generators, and oscilloscopes or preprogrammed automatic test units. Knowledge of electrical and electronic theory, principles, and circuitry. Knowledge of standard shop practices, including soldering techniques for basic repair tasks. Familiarity with supply procedures and applicable technical directives or publications.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

2. Other supporting documents: This position is open to On-Board Federal Technicians of the Maryland National Guard only. Applicants must submit current copies of their SF-50 to verify eligibility

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.

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