Army National Guard Units (Title 32) SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC in Seattle, Washington

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

About the Agency

This is a Washington Army National Guard Bargaining Unit Technician position:

*SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC *Location: FMS 1, Seattle, WA

Appointment Type: Permanent

Advertised as: Enlisted**

This announcement is filling 2 vacancies

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

For information about joining the Army National Guard please call 1-800-TO-GO-GUARD

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Washington Army National Guard. 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 at the required military grade listed if the position is open Nationwide.

Duties

A SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC, WG-5801-8/10:

  • Troubleshoots, performs maintenance and major repairs on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical and automotive vehicles.
  • Troubleshoots equipment and diagnoses the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory checks and/or uses test equipment such as engine analyzers, compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, pressure gauges, and computer diagnostic tools.
  • Removes and disassembles engines and major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, and fuel, hydraulic, and oil pressure systems.
  • Independently performs repairs and maintenance functions in remote locations that can be accomplished by removing, cleaning, reinstalling, or replacing defective parts of components and systems such as injectors, leaking wheel cylinders, corroded mufflers, fuel tanks, brake cylinders and worn brake shoes, voltage regulators, generators, injector pumps, and fuel pumps.
  • Conducts readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity.
  • May maintain and repair electronics communication equipment by removing and replacing components and elements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • The above duty description doesn't contain all details of the official position description. A copy of the entire position description can be found on FASCLASS by searching the position description (PD# D1194000 WG-10; D1193000 WG-08). https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/searchfs/searchfasclass.asp

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

10

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • As required for job training or mission requirements
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Area 1: In-Service Permanent Washington Army National Guard Technicians, Area 3: In-State Washington Army National Guard Drilling Members

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must maintain membership in the WA National Guard for continued employment
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
Qualifications

GENERAL 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*:* WG-08 level must have 12 months of 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.

WG-10 level must have 18 months of experience or training diagnosing, repairing, overhauling, and modifying more complex vehicles, equipment, and more complicated systems. Experience which has provided a thorough knowledge of diagnostic equipment. Experience applying independent judgment in determining methods and techniques required to solve unusually complex maintenance and repair problems. Experienced in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on vehicles, equipment and systems.

Education Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED**.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:**

Not Applicable.

To receive credit for Education, you must provide transcripts or other documentation of proof to support your Educational claims.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:

Military Grades: * PFC/E-3 to SFC/E-7*

Compatible Military Assignments: ECMF: 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92, 94

  • Applicants need not be assigned to the position or possess the MOS to apply or be considered for selection. Selected applicant must be assigned to a compatible Military position and attain MOS within 1 year of appointment action.

  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

  • All soldiers, civilian employees, and contractor employees who drive Army-owned or leased vehicles must complete the Army Avoidance Course (AAC) training when they start working for the Army. Must have a valid Washington state and military driver's license. Must be able to obtain a Government Travel Card (GTC) and be able to attend all schools deemed necessary by the supervisor.

Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

BENEFITS

Review our benefits

Other 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).

  • Military Technicians are ineligible for enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these incentives.

  • Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.

  • Veteran's preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709 (f).

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The WA National Guard is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be filled without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, or political affiliation.

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.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476896300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-08-11 to 2017-09-12

Salary: $28.80 to $32.47 / per hour

Pay scale & grade: WG 8 - 10

Series: 5801 Miscellaneous Transportation/Mobile Equipment Maintenance

Appointment type: Permanent - Excepted Service

Work schedule: Full-Time

Job announcement number: WA-10034318-AR-17-123

Control number: 476896300