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U.S. Army Reserve Command Electronics Mechanic in Helena, Montana

Summary About the Position: This is a Military Technician position with the 88th Readiness Division, Area Maintenance Support Activity (AMSA) 75 located in Helena, Montana. This position requires an active membership as a Soldier in the Army Reserve before a start date can be set. To learn more about minimum qualifications to join the Army Reserve, visit Responsibilities Install, overhaul, maintain and repair a variety of electronic components, related devices, and equipment. Replace defective transformers, switches, relays, tubes, circuits, choke coils, capacitors, resistors, cannon plugs, junction blocks, wires, potentiometers, etc. Disassemble, inspect, repair, adjust, overhaul, modify, calibrate, align and tune electronic sets, components, and equipment. Use all types of test equipment to localize trouble by component unit, by circuit within a component, and by element of a circuit. Conduct inspections, diagnose malfunctions and troubleshoot to determine causes of defects. Prepare unsatisfactory equipment reports on items failing tests repeatedly, specifying the nature of the fault and the materials necessary for repairs. Provide technical assistance to unit personnel on equipment operation and organizational maintenance procedures. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473 People with Disabilities, Schedule A Reinstatement Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Electronics Mechanic without more than normal supervision. To meet the screen-out element, you should document experience or show the ability to do the following: Conduct inspections of electronic equipment; use test equipment to diagnose malfunctions; troubleshoot to determine cause of malfunction; and complete repairs of electronic equipment using hand and power tools. Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element) Ability To Use Hand and Power Tools - Electronics Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc. Trouble shooting (Electronic Equipment) Physical Effort Required: Work requires frequent lifting or carrying items weighing up to 40 pounds, and occasionally items weighing over 50 pounds. Work requires frequent standing, walking, bending, crouching, reaching and stooping. Working Conditions: Work is usually done inside in well-lighted, heated and ventilated areas. Work outside is normally done in good weather; however, emergency situations sometimes require working under poor weather conditions. Exposed to the possibility of cuts, bruises, scrapes, and serious burns caused by electrical shock, RF energy and hot components. Education Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Direct deposit of pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Logistics Career Field (CF) position. Salary is based on local prevailing rate. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Current permanent Federal employees (to include permanent Army employees) applying for a temporary appointment will be appointed/converted into a Temporary appointment with no statutory return rights back to a permanent position. Position may be filled as a temporary appointment NTE 1 Year. Temporary appointments may be extended up to a maximum of three (3) years. The closing date of this announcement has been extended to 06/24/2024.