Havre de Grace, Maryland
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a ELECTRONIC DIGITAL COMPUTER MECHANIC, Position Description Number D0677000 and is part of the MD CSMS, National Guard.

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(1) Installs, inspects, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs the computer systems supported by the office. Such equipment includes micro-computers (laptops and desk-top processors), plotters, and related peripherals. Peripherals include printers, monitors, terminals, tape drives, scanners, auxiliary power packs, cables, keyboards, etc. Schedules and conducts preventative and periodic maintenance. Evaluates and makes recommendations concerning the maintainability of proposed system hardware for possible procurement. Surveys sites for new systems and coordinates installation of necessary telephone and cable lines to permit proper installation. Modifies existing systems to permit the installation of memory and program upgrades. Determines whether equipment may be economically repaired or declared unserviceable. Makes final operational test alignment, system synchronization and adjustment prior to release of equipment. Coordinates with manufacturers on repairs when economically or technically warranted. Provides new equipment users with general operational instruction.
(2) Maintains bench stock to include repair parts such as replacement boards, chips, cables, etc. Utilizes various types of test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, voltmeters, and logic probes. Also uses special and common hand tools, power tools, and gauges to make repairs. Orders test equipment and repair parts. Maintains library of repair manuals, schematics, and related reference materials as well as the maintenance and repair logs for equipment.
(3) Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

This position is open to Maryland National Guard Soldiers only.

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. Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. May be required to successfully complete a probationary period. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Must possess a Secret security clearance to permit access to secure areas. Some work situations may require Top Secret.
1. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
2. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
3. Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
4. May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
5. The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.


Military Grades: Enlisted E9 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 digital computers. Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic equipment or systems. Experience in making mechanical repairs that required the use of precision measuring and calibrating equipment. Experience in using complex test equipment such as deviation meters, complex special test panels, etc. Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications.


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):
(1) Knowledge of digital computer theory and data flow techniques. Knowledge of the principles of electrical and electronic functions as apply to computers and related peripherals. Must be sufficiently knowledgeable of computer systems to permit assessment of the success of integration between components.
(2) Ability to utilize a variety of diagnostic test programs and electronic test equipment such as digital voltmeters and dual-sweep oscilloscopes.
(3) Skill is needed in repairing malfunctions, in diagnosing problems and determining corrective action, applying knowledge of the circuits to locate points to take readings, analyzing schematic layouts to determine which components are faulty, and using the necessary test equipment and tools.

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:

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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