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<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br /><strong>THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.</strong><br /><br />This National Guard position is for a Surface Maintenance Mechanic (Title 32), Position Description Number <strong>D1194000 </strong> and is part of the VA G4, National Guard.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><b>As a Surface Maintenance Mechanic, WG-5801-10, you will perform the below duties:</b> <ul> <li>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, semitrailers, forklifts, tractors, and accessory equipment.</li> <li>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.</li> <li>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.</li> <li>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.</li> <li>Conducts readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity.</li> <li>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.</li> <li>Assists in the maintenance of production reports and records, and makes recommendations to the supervisor.</li> <li>Performs other duties as assigned.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Not required<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> None <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>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.</li> <li>This is an excepted 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.</li> <li>Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.</li> <li>Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.</li> <li>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 listed in this announcement.</li> <li>Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.</li> <li>Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.</li> <li>May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.</li> <li>Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>WHO CAN APPLY:</strong><br /> <strong>GROUP I -</strong><b></b>All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-1/PVT – E-8/MSG) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.<br /><br /><strong>Military Grades</strong>: Enlisted Personnel (E-1/PVT – E-8/MSG)<br /><br /><strong>Compatible Military Assignments</strong>: E: CMF: 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92, 94<br /><br /><strong> GENERAL EXPERIENCE </strong>: 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.<br /><br /><strong> SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE </strong><strong>:</strong> Applicant must have at least 18 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the WG-09 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the WG grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as: <li>Experience or training diagnosing, repairing, overhauling, and modifying more complex vehicles, equipment, and more complicated systems.</li> <li>Experience which has provided a thorough knowledge of diagnostic equipment.</li> <li>Experience applying independent judgment in determining methods and techniques required to solve unusually complex maintenance and repair problems.</li> <li>Experienced in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on vehicles, equipment and systems.</li> <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />This job does not have an education qualification requirement. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />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 ).<br /><br />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 . <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />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.<br /><br />Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics): <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Secret <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:<br /><br />1. Your <strong>resume</strong> showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.<br /><br />2. <strong>Other supporting documents</strong>: SF50


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