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Surface Maintenance Mechanic (D1194000)

Company Name:
Department of Defense
United States Citizens Excepted Service Temporary NTE 1YR Full Time
LOUISIANA NATIONAL GUARD
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
_NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED_ : This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
_LOCATION_ : NGLA-ENC-M (FMS#3), MONROE, LA (2POSITIONS)
This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters--State, Logistics Directorate (J-4), Surface Maintenance Facility. The purpose of this position is to perform maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, inspection, and/or overhaul of a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment.
THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSITION EXPECTED NOT TO EXCEED _ONE YEAR_ AND MAY BE TERMINATED AT ANY TIME AT THE DISCRETION OF THE APPROVING OFFICIAL.
Open Areas of Consideration: _1_
_DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION_ :
_Area 1_ = Warrant Officer (CW3 and below) and Enlisted members of the Louisiana National Guard.
_NOTICE_: THIS EMPLOYER PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY: FEDERAL LAW REQUIRES ALL EMPLOYERS TO VERIFY THE IDENTITY AND EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY OF ALL PERSONS HIRED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES. Must be a current active drilling member of the Louisiana National Guard.
_DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES_ :
(1) Troubleshoots, performs maintenance and major repairs on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical and automotive vehicles. This may include self-propelled artillery, tracked cargo and personnel carriers, road graders, mobile cranes, front loaders, conveyors, bulldozers, power shovels, compressors, generators, tanks, tracked combat vehicles, sedans, buses, all terrain vehicles, trucks, semi trailers, forklifts, tractors, and accessory equipment. Troubleshoots, repairs and overhauls major systems to include internal combustion engines, turbine engines, automatic and non-automatic transmissions, heavy duty drive line systems, and hydraulic utility systems and controls. Makes repairs to assemblies and components such as voltage regulators, generators/alternators, brake cylinders, etc. Performs work in accordance with modification work orders, technical manuals, lubrication orders, maintenance bulletins, regulations or management policies. May repair a variety of more complex major systems to include engines, cross drive or similar multi-system transmissions and a variety of intricate fuel injection systems.
(2) 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. Utilizes embedded diagnostics in equipment and a wide variety of original equipment manufacturer system analyzers in order to determine the exact nature or extent of repair. Determines what adjustments may be necessary to complete work orders, and whether any additional repairs other than those specified or indicated on the work order are necessary.
(3) Removes and disassembles engines and major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, and fuel, hydraulic, and oil pressure systems. Makes the appropriate repairs, overhaul, or modifications in accordance with the proper repair specifications and procedures. Reassembles engines and other systems, and adjusts, tests, and reinstalls in vehicles and equipment as necessary. Makes adjustments and repairs to electrical and suspension systems. May install pistons, sleeves, rings, bearings, rods, crankshafts, timing gears, and rocker arms. May be required to perform fuel injection equipment repair, overhaul, rebuild, and calibration duties utilizing a variety of complex test and calibration equipment.
(4) 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. Provides technical guidance and specialized team leadership to lower grade employees within the team. Assists lower grade mechanics in performing major repair work. May provide Field and limited Sustainment maintenance at unit locations as part of a "contact team." Recovers and evacuates inoperable vehicles from the unit location of breakdown. May assist higher graded mechanics in repairing a variety of interconnected systems such as electrical, air and hydraulic systems, complex state of the art electrical and electronic systems that use specialized diagnostic equipment to identify problems, complex fuel injection systems and other similar complex systems.
(5) Conducts readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity. Performs operational inspections and ensures vehicles and equipment are properly serviced, including brake adjustments, replacing hydraulic fluids, greasing, cleaning, etc., and performs other preventive maintenance operations as required. Inspects supported equipment prior to use during Inactive Duty Training (IDT) and Annual Training (AT), to ensure that it is functioning properly. May inspect in-process repair work of lower graded repairer to ensure equipment is being repaired in accordance with pertinent requirements. May serve as a commodity inspector during Command Maintenance Management evaluations (COMET) or as a member of a Maintenance Assistance Instruction Team (MAIT).
(6) May maintain and repair electronics communication equipment by removing and replacing components and elements. Equipment includes such items as radios, field telephones, amplifiers, switchboards, recorders, intercoms.
(7) Assists in the maintenance of production reports and records, and makes recommendations to the supervisor. Plans, organizes, and performs technical analyses as required or assigned. Makes recommendations to the supervisor as to adjustments necessary to effectively, efficiently and economically accomplish the work and maximize production.
(8) Performs other duties as assigned.
_GENERAL EXPERIENCE_ : Experience, education, 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_ : Must have at least Eighteen (18) months of experience, education, or training diagnosing, repairing, overhauling, and modifying more complex vehicles, equipment, and more complicated systems; which has provided a thorough knowledge of diagnostic equipment; applying independent judgment in determining methods and techniques required to solve unusually complex maintenance and repair problems; and in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on vehicles, equipment and systems which provided the candidate with the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities listed below.
_KSAs_:
I: Knowledge of the mechanical makeup, operation, and working relationships of complex systems, assemblies, and parts for a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, special purpose vehicles and equipment.
II: Knowledge of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and other non-mechanical systems that have a functional relationship and effect on the operation of mechanical systems.
III: Knowledge of hydraulic lifting, loading, turning, and positioning systems and their mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and electronic controls.
IV: Knowledge of electronics, sufficient to identify and replace defective components, such as sensors, diodes, and circuit boards.
V: Skill to use a wide variety of test and diagnostics equipment to perform fault isolation and conduct repair of combat, tactical, commercial, special purpose vehicles and equipment. Ability to operate and understand original equipment manufacturer computerized diagnostic equipment and embedded diagnostics.
VI: Ability to repair or overhaul major components such as diesel, multi-fuel or gasoline engines, turbine engines, automatic and manual transmissions, drive line assemblies, electrical and electronic systems and accessories, fuel injection systems, and emission control systems.
VII: Ability to diagnose, repair, overhaul, and modify a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, special purpose vehicles and equipment.
VIII: Ability to utilize, interpret and apply parts list, manufacturer's repair manuals, technical manuals, diagrams, engineering drawings, diagnostic computer information, and schematics.
_MILITARY REQUIREMENTS_ : Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade prior to the effective date of placement.
_Military Grades_ :
WARRANT OFFICER (CW3 & BELOW)
ENLISTED
_LOUISIANA NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS_ - Acceptance of this position may result in the loss of contracted incentive(s). For further details, contact the LANG State Incentive Manager, at
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and 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 rating.
To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:
1. Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and
2. Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.
Use the _Online Qualifications Questionnaire_ for convenience and quickest processing.
(Here is a link for aiding you in building your Resume and some application tips): #icc
## Option A: Online Qualifications Questionnaire.
Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questionnaire :
You must click both _Finish_ and _Submit_when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed - and your r sum is not attached - until you click the _Submit_ button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your r sum .
You can upload or fax supporting documents after you _Submit_ the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.
You must complete the entire process by the closing date --Wednesday, May 14, 2014
To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:
1. Go and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.
2. Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number:1105668.Click _Select a Vacancy_.
3. Verify that all of your documents appear on the table with a status of _Processed_.
You can save your work and come back later. Just click both _Save_ and _Logout_. (When you want to return, go and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)
If you _Submit_ more than one Qualifications Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one _Submitted_ is the one that is used. Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.
To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire , choose one of these options:
If your r sum is going to come _from_ _ the USAJOBS Resume Builder_, you begin the process by clicking the _Apply Online_ button near the bottom of this page. Your r sum will be attached _only_ to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and _Submit_ from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.
If your r sum is going to be one _you prepared outside of USAJOBS R sum Builder_, click this link to begin the process: Online Questionnaire.
## Option B: Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.
If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, you can write your answers on paper. Follow these steps:
1. You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.
2. Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this or by calling _USAJOBS by Phone_at - after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.
3. You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.
By Fax: If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here -- -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly. The fax number is . Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.
_For this job announcement the following documents are required:_
OF 612 (Optional Form for Federal Employment) or Resume'
OF 306 (Declaration for Federal Employment)
LA FORM 171-1 (Military Training & Experience Supplement)
LA FORM 171-2 (KSA Form or Separate MSWord Document)
LA FORM 335-8 (Race and Ethnicity Identification)
LA MERIT PLACEMENT FORM
PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE DURING BUSINESS HOURS OF 0700-1730, TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AT /8594/8767 TO VERIFY RECEIPT OF YOUR APPLICATION _BEFORE_ THE CLOSING DATE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT.
To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Yourresume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.
_Note_ : Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link:
Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a reveiw of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.
Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:
If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.
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