Sandston, Virginia
Apr 06, 2021
Apr 10, 2021
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a TOOLS AND PARTS ATTENDANT (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D0918000 and is part of the VA AASF, National Guard.

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As a Tools and Parts Attendant (Title 32), WG-6904-6, you will perform the below duties:
(1) Identifies user's tools, parts and equipment requirements and requisitions stock as needed. Watches and reports items that are in short supply because of breakage or are in need of repair. Recommends possible substitute or interchangeable items. Sets up, shifts and maintains storage locations. Determines methods of storage, identification, and stock location considering such factors as temperature, humidity, height and weight limits, turnover, floor loading capacities, space available, and convenience of handling items. Compiles records concerned with quantity, cost, and type of material received, stored, and issued for a particular job.
(2) Prepares periodic inventory and determines the basis for over, short, or misplaced items by checking such references as out-for-repair, issue, and turn-in records. Compiles reports on adjustments of inventory, stock records, spoilage, damage, location changes, and refusal of shipment.
(3) Ensures that tools and equipment are maintained in good condition by performing visual and operating checks. May make minor repairs to tools and equipment ,determine when damaged items are too costly to repair, and reports damaged or worn out equipment to superiors.
(4) Determines stock replenishment levels for centrally controlled supplies within funding limitations. Assures that supplies and monies are not wasted through excess accumulation and that items are on hand in sufficient quantities and at the time required. In addition to established guides and formulas, determines quantities required and timely stock replenishment.
(5) Receives a wide variety of supplies and specialized items requiring special handling. Ensures that received items are properly stored in assigned locations. Reviews requisitions for completeness and compliance with regulations and revises quantities ordered based on number on hand. Recommends substitution when supply items are not available.
(6) Searches for identifying or management data on items of supply. Compares data listed on documents with reference sources such as federal catalogs, stock lists, or other publications. Receives requests needing additional information and compares with reference sources. Searches for stock number, prices, descriptions, and sources of supply. Traces part number or type number to identify equipment/item manufacturer.
(7) Reviews supply transactions or provide customer service for urgent critical shortage items. Codes and classifies requisitions, shipping orders, and other documents. Refers requests to other sources of supply or an inventory control point when stock is unavailable and/or cannot be shipped.
(8) Establishes procedures, management of calibration, and testing of Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE). Establishes procedures, manages ,implements and monitors tool room operations. This includes accounting for, issuing and replacing tools.
(9) May assist with processing of hazardous materials by inspecting, receiving, sorting, accounting and classifying hazardous materials such as explosives, toxic chemicals, flammables, gas cylinders, radioactive material and hazardous waste.
(10) 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.
  • 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.


All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E1/PVT - E6/SSG) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Army National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E1/PVT - E6/SSG) regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.
GROUP III - Individuals eligible for membership in the Virginia Army National Guard.

Military Grades: E1/PVT - E6/SSG

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience or training which demonstrates the knowledge of trade; ability to apply identification skill (matching specific item name, models, and stock or part numbers with similar specific information at stock locations); ability to use simple hand tools (pliers, screwdrivers, etc) and to follow oral and written instructions.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Must have at least 6 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-05 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government? This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS/WG grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:
(1) Experience or training in verifying stock by opening, counting and visually checking the contents of the containers.
(2) Experience in completing stock records by showing the names, quantities and location of stock; experience in identifying correct nomenclature and stock number of items in order to locate stock for issue
(3) Experience in performing maintenance such as replacing wooden handles on handsaws, changing blades on power saws, and greasing or oiling power and hand tools
(4) Experience in establishing stock location by considering such factors as use, size, shape and weight of items


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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 ( ).

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):

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

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: Most recent SF50 for current Federal Technicians

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