MOBILE EQUIPMENT METAL WORKER

US Department of the Army - Fort Richardson, AK

Full-time | Part-time
Duties
Summary

DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:
Area 1 - AKNG permanent or indefinite technicians, excepted or competitive civil service currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard.
Area 2 - All Traditional Guard or Active Guard Reserves (AGR) members currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard.
Area 3 - All other current military members who are eligible to join the Alaska Army National Guard.
PDCN: D1216000
Selecting Supervisor: Thomas O'Neil

Responsibilities
Disassembles damaged mobile equipment bodies and components to determine nature and extent of damage and required repairs. Performs repair work on damaged equipment components such as fenders, panels, hoods, cowls, truck beds and associated parts such as brackets, covers, clamps, and braces. Repairs bodies by mending, replacing, or fabricating with sheet metals. On occasion, repairs damaged main frames and structural components such as doorposts, doorframes, skeletal framework, and main support members. Fabricates, assembles, and installs a variety of components made of sheet metal for buses, trailers, shelters, and other equipment. Lays out and cuts materials allowing for seams, joints, laps, and shrinkage. Bends and forms metal parts into desired shapes with hand and power tools and equipment. Uses equipment such as shears, brakes, folders, formers, crimping, burring, and bending machines. Assembles and fastens fabricated parts by installing bolts, rivets, screws, soldering, and welding. Repairs folds, wrinkles, creases, and large tears in fenders, doors, and roofs using hammers, dolly blocks, spoons, bending irons, mallets, sanders, grinders, files and hydraulic jacks. Prepares surfaces for painting by filling and sanding. Removes and replaces damaged fenders, quarter panels, and top panels by cutting and welding with oxyacetylene and electric arc welding equipment. Shrinks and stretches sheet metal to obtain desired shape and fit. Removes and replaces body trim, hardware, windshields, door glass, headliners, and other body components. Repairs radiators, fuel tanks, and similar items by straightening, soldering, patching, tube rodding and splicing, plugging core sections, replacing cores and pressure testing for leaks. Removes, disassembles, reassembles, and installs radiators, fuel tanks and similar items. Occasionally performs electrical repair work such as removing, splicing, insulating, soldering, and replacing cut or defective wiring on mobile equipment. Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required
Occasional travel - Training, TDYs etc...

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
9

Job family (Series)
3809 Mobile Equipment Metal Mechanic

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Requirements

Requirements
Conditions of Employment
Alaska Army National Guard membership is required.
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.
U.S. Citizenship and Secret Clearance is required.
Bargaining Unit: Bargaining
Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
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.
Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
APPOINTMENT FACTORS: Excepted/Enlisted in the Alaska Army National Guard.
MILITARY GRADE REQUIREMENT: Due to the nature of this position, the minimum military grade of this position is Private (PV1/E1) and the maximum military grade is Master Sergeant (MSG/E8).
INDEFINITE: Indefinite employees may be separated with a 30 days' notice. Indefinite employees may be converted to permanent without further competition.
Qualifications
GENERAL EXPERIENCE is experience or training which has provided a knowledge of mobile body construction; and the skill to remove, fabricate, reshape and replace or repair such damage as, dents, tears, wrinkles, cuts and creases by cutting, knocking out, welding, filling and sanding.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is experience which is directly related to the position to be filled and which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position.

WG-07- is at least 12 Months of experience or training which has provided knowledge of mobile equipment construction and how various components and parts are installed. Experience which has provided knowledge in installation of pre-cut or factory replacement window glass in vehicle bodies or doors and adjust raising or opening mechanisms. Experience in the use of welding equipment to cut out damaged or deteriorated areas, remove rusted nuts and bolts, strengthen brackets and braces, weld simple cuts and breaks, and apply heat to bend, reshape damaged areas. Experience in the use of trade equipment. Experience applying body filler to build up depressed areas, and the skill to smooth by grinding and sanding, until the contour is uniform with the adjoining areas. Experience applying primer paint with brush or spray gun equipment. Experience in mathematical calculations and scribe patterns in the fabrication of wood or metal parts having predominantly straight lines or regular curves.

WG-09- is at least 18 Months of experience or training which has provided knowledge of mobile equipment construction and how all components and parts are installed and determine the total extent of damage and repair alternatives. Experience in the use of gas, arc, and welding equipment to cut out damaged or deteriorated areas, remove rusted nuts and bolts, strengthen brackets and braces, weld simple cuts and breaks, and apply heat to bend, reshape damaged areas. Experience in the use of trade equipment. Experience applying body filler to build up depressed areas, and the skill to smooth by grinding and sanding, until the contour is uniform with the adjoining areas. Experience applying primers paint with brush or spray gun, gravity feed and HVLP (high volume low pressure) equipment. Experience in mathematical calculations and scribe patterns in the fabrication of wood or metal parts having straight lines or irregular curves.

Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Your experience will be evaluated on the basis of duties performed. Your record of experience and/or training must show possession of the following knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position:

  • Ability to determine the methods, equipment, materials, and techniques required to repair damaged mobile equipment bodies and metal body components parts or provide replacements. Knowledge of metal body construction to determine the extent of damage and how various components and parts are installed, i.e., bolted, soldered, riveted or welded.
  • Ability to apply body filler to build up depressed areas, and the skill to smooth by grinding and sanding, until the contour is uniform with adjoining areas. Ability to apply primer paint with brush or spray gun equipment.
  • Skill in using hammers, dolly blocks, spoons, bending irons, mallets, sanders, grinders, files and hydraulic jacks to remove dents and creases in mobile equipment body components. Skill in the using sheet metal working equipment to cut, bend, form, and shape materials. Skill in using oxyacetylene and electric arc welding equipment to cut, weld, remove or replace damaged fenders, quarter panels, and top panels.
  • Knowledge of basic electricity to remove, splice, insulate, solder, replace, or cut defective wiring on mobile equipment.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic to calculate and scribe patterns in the fabrication of wood or metal parts.
Education
Additional information
  • MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: If you are selected for this position, you will be required to become a member of the Alaska Army National Guard and be assigned to a compatible military assignment in the following MOSs: ECMF: 12, 91, EMOS: 92S.
  • INDEFINITE: AKNG permanent technician will retain their permanent status if selected for this position, and may be promoted, reassigned or changed to lower grade if selected for this position, and will be required to return to their permanent position unless action is made on a permanent basis. Permanent authorization may not cross service boundaries, or funding categories, (i.e., ARNG to ANG, or 176th WG to 168th WG). Indefinite employees may be separated with a 30 days' notice. Indefinite employees may be converted to permanent without further competition.
  • 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.
  • If you are a current Federal employee or former Federal employee, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50. You may submit your most recent performance appraisal.
  • The National Guard is exempt from the Veterans Preference Act. Submission of a copy of your DD-214 is not required unless you are hired for technician position.
  • If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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.
  • Direct Deposit Program: If selected for technician position with the Alaska National Guard, you will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program. (Salary will be automatically deposited to bank/credit union account).
  • Military Bonuses And Student Loan Repayment Program: If you are selected for this position, you should always check with your servicing incentive manager (AKARNG - J1 or AKANG - Retention Office) to verify how accepting this position will affect your entitlement prior to considering an offer of employment.
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 application process is complete, a review of your application/resume will be made to determine your Area of Consideration (AOC) and to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and minimum job requirements. Your initial rating will be based on your responses to the questionnaire in this document. This process measures the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position. Your final rating will be based on our evaluation of your responses, as verified through a review of your resume and other supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility and rating.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

Ability to Use Hand Tools, Power Tools, etc., for Metal Work, Dexterity (Assembly Disassembly Reassembly etc), and Knowledge of Equipment, Structure, Materials, etc. (includes constructing repair, and forging)

Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

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 of employment and duties performed.

2. Questionnaire

3. Any additional documentation you wish to submit for consideration

Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload process, fax, mail or by hand-deliver. Please be sure to include all of the following information in your resume:

Job Information:
  • Vacancy Identification Number, title, grade and location for which you are applying.
Personal Information:
  • Full name, mailing address (with zip code) and day/evening telephone numbers (with area code).
  • Country of Citizenship.
  • If ever employed by the Federal Government, please show the highest Federal civilian grade held, job series, and dates of employment in grade.
Education:
  • High School name, city, state and zip code, date of diploma or GED.
  • Colleges and/or Universities attended, city, state and zip code.
  • Major field(s) of study.
  • Type and year of degree(s) received. If no degree received, show total credit hours received in semester or quarter hours.
Work Experience for each paid or non-paid position held related to the job for which you are applying (do not provide copies of job descriptions):
  • Job title.
  • Duties and accomplishments.
  • Number of hours per week.
  • Employer's name and address.
  • Supervisor's name and phone number.
  • Indicate if your current supervisor may be contacted.
  • Starting and ending dates of employment (month and year).
  • Salary.
Other Qualifications:
  • Job-related training courses (title and year).
  • Job-related skills (e.g., other languages, computer software/hardware, tools, machinery, typing speed, etc.)
  • Job related certificates and licenses.
  • Job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments. (e.g., publications, memberships in professional or honor societies, leadership activities, public speaking, performance awards, etc.)
Do not send copies of documents unless specifically requested.

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.

Benefits

Benefits
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