Full Job Description
This National Guard position is for a SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC TITLE 32 INDEFINITE, Position Description Number D1194000and is part of the NH ARNG CSMS, National Guard.
As a SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC TITLE 32 INDEFINITE, WG-5801-8/10, you will perform maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, inspection, and/or overhaul of a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
5801 Miscellaneous Transportation/Mobile Equipment Maintenance
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.
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.
This is an excepted INDEFINITE 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/rank listed in this announcement.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
Military Grades: E2 to E6
Selectee(s) must be within the military grade(s) listed in this job announcement prior to the effective date of placement into the technician position.
Applicant(s) who are over grade must clearly state, in their resumes, their intentions to willingly take a reduction in grade.
Compatible Military Assignments: 14J, 14T, 91B, 91D, 94P, CMF 63, 91, 88L & 88P
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-10 - Must have at least 18 months 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.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: WG-08 - Must have at least 12 months 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.
SPECIAL CONSIDERATION: MILITARY DRIVERS LICENSE, FORK LIFT OPERATOR, ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE.
NOTE: This is an upward mobility position. The full performance level (FPL) is a WG- 10. If not already qualified at the FPL, the selected candidate may be eligible for upward mobility to WG-10 after successful completion of a required training plan and meeting all other requirements set forth by the supervisor for an upgrade.
It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply, however applicant must meet the qualifications for the position. It is applicant's responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your unit's training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training within the 1 year timeframe before accepting the position.
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):
Ability To Do The Work Of The position Without More Than Normal Supervision, Ability To Provide Production Support Services, and Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. A COMPLETE RESUME IS REQUIRED. Your full name, address, civilian email address and current telephone number must be on your resume. YOU ARE REQUIRED TO DOCUMENT IN YOUR RESUME EVIDENCE THAT SUPPORTS YOUR ELIGIBILITY AND QUALIFICATION CLAIMS. Your resume must show relevant experience where you worked, job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, supervisor's name and phone number, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week & salary. Incomplete resumes will result in the applicant not being considered for the position.
2. Prior/current Federal employees are required to submit their most recent SF 50 with their packet. The SF-50(s) must reflect the highest grade and step held in Federal Service that demonstrates one year time in grade.
3. A complete application package, including all supporting documents (i.e., resumes, OFFICIAL transcripts (copies) if required, licenses, and any other supporting documents etc.), must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered and/or uploaded, (i.e., resumes, supporting documents, official transcripts (copies) if needed, licenses, SF 50 etc.) is received, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully prior to the announcement closing. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. Human Resources WILL NOT modify, change or add anything to your application packet after the closing date. Human Resources WILL NOT divulge if you are qualified or not for the position. Incomplete packets will not be considered for the position.
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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This job is open to
National Guard & Reserves
Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.