Surface Maintenance Mechanic

Company Name:
Department of Defense
United States Citizens Excepted Service Permanent Full Time
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.
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.
DUTY LOCATION: Surface Maintenance Facility, FMS #1, Sandston, VA
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Excepted Service Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E1/PVT To E-9/CSM)
GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E1/PVT To E-9/CSM) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.
MILITARY CRITERIA: Applicant must be qualified and eligible for award of an MOS as follows: E:CMF: 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92, or 94 series.
MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: Applicant selected for this military technician position must occupy a military assignment in the Virginia Army National Guard that ensures proper grade, unit, and MOS prior to placement.
U.S. Citizenship Required Must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment Must meet the Specialized Experience--See Qualifications Section
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 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. Assists in the maintenance of production reports and records, and makes recommendations to the supervisor.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience or training which demonstrates knowledge of equipment to be able to do routine jobs, simple preventive maintenance tasks, and is able to use common tools and equipment in the line of work.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: 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.
Quality of Experience: _ _ Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicant's record of experience and/or training must show possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory
Selectee may be subject to a one-year probationary/trial period.
Possess or be able to acquire and maintain a Secret security clearance within one year of appointment.
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 rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
The complete Application Package must be completed and submitted by Sunday, January 18, 2015, 11:59 (EST).
Option A: To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.
Follow the prompts to complete the Online Occupational QuestionnaireView Occupational Questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
Note : To check the status of your application or return to a previous saved or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the More Information link under the application status for this position.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 1256786. Fax your documents to .
Option B: _If you cannot apply online:_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.
1. Click the following link to view and print the Occupational questionnaire Online Questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the Occupational Questionnaire .
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with your Resume and any supporting documents to . Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission. Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process. Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed.
The following will prevent your documents from being processed:
Not using the special cover page mentioned above.
Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number
Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or name
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. R sum (Your resume MUST detail your length of basic and specialized experience that pertains to the job you are applying for)
2. Complete Assessment Questionnaire (Your assessment questionnaire MUST contain an email address)
3. Other supporting documents:
Transcripts (Only required if you are substituting education, if listed, for experience)
Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successfully received. After the closing date Sunday, January 18, 2015, your resume will be reviewed in full and compared to the required specialized experience as listed on this announcement. Based on your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview. You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).
These benefits are offered to most Federal employees:
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Life Insurance -
Long Term Care Insurance - For additional information /
Retirement Program - For additional information
Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.
1. 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.
2. Please DO NOT send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, YOU MUST apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs
For a complete list of Job Vacancy Announcements available at the virgina National Guard, please visit our website at Virginia National Guard Homepage Virginia National Guard Homepage.

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