Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) Electronics Mechanic in Helena, Montana
**THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
Selecting Official: CW3 James Dauenhauer
This National Guard position is for a Electronics Mechanic, Position Description Number D1204000, and is part of the Montana Army National Guard.
(A copy of the Position Description can be obtained from HRO upon request.)
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This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters-State, Logistics Directorate (J-4), Surface Maintenance Facility. The primary purpose of this position is to perform field and sustainment maintenance and repair on moderately complex electronics equipment and systems.
Performs troubleshooting and routine repairs on individual components and moderately complex systems of launch pod/containers (LP/C), trainer rocket simulator modules, Missiles/Launchers Pod Assemblies (M/LPA), trainer missile simulator modules, and various like items. Troubleshoots carrier electrical and power distributions systems components of the weapon system or equipment being repaired. Isolates faulty assemblies, cables, wiring harnesses and modules to component level for repair or replacement. Performs initial and final checks and may perform inspections when required on equipment being repaired.
Performs functional tests, analyzes performance and malfunctions, removes, installs, tests, maintains, modifies, performs alignments and troubleshoots the electronic, electrical, modules, and interconnecting cables of a variety of combat and tactical, and communication equipment. This equipment has moderate or limited complexity to include multi-channel very high frequency (VHF) or ultra high frequency (UHF) transmitters or receivers, power supplies, and multi layered printed circuit boards.
Performs field and limited sustainment maintenance to include installation, routine maintenance, repair, and overhaul of fixed and mobile operational communication and electronics systems, e.g., shelter mounted AM radio and teletype systems, shelter mounted single side band radio and teletype systems, shelter mounted radio relay and terminal systems, other moderately complex systems, peripheral equipment, and related test equipment, and Modification Table Of Equipment (MTOE) authorized automation equipment. Repairs, aligns, and adjusts infrared night vision sights, optical sights, and traversing units. Removes and replaces defective electrical, electronic, and mechanical components.
Uses various types of test equipment to include systems test sets and stands such as AN/GRM-122s, frequency meters, standing wave indicators, oscillators, ohmmeters, voltmeters, resistance bridges, and signal generators to localize trouble by component unit, by circuit within a component, and by element of a circuit.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
- #### Job family (Series)
2604 Electronics Mechanic
- Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Relay
- Electrical Repairers, Relay
- Electronics Repairers, Relay
- Radio Equipment Repairers
- Relay Electrical And Electronics Repairers
Repairers, Electrical, Relay
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.
- 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.
- 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 listed in this announcement.
- 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.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Military Grades: E1 - E9; WO1 - CW2
Compatible Military Assignments: Enlisted CMF 25, or 94; MOS 13D/M/P/R, 14E/T/Z, 15/29E, 35T, 91A/F/G/H/M/P/S/X/Z; Warrant OBR 25, 29, 91, 94, or 14
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess experience or training which demonstrates the applicants knowledge of electrical or electronic theory, knowledge of common testing procedures, skill in the use of hand tools of the electronics trade, and skill in reading schematics.
**SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess at least 18 months of specialized experience or training in utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic systems or equipment. Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic equipment or systems. Experience in making mechanical repairs that required the use of precision measuring and calibrating equipment. Experience in using complex test equipment such as deviation meters, complex special test panels, etc. Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications.
*You must list specific dates (DAY/MONTH/YEAR) of experience on resume to be considered.
NOTE: Your application must contain a DETAILED description of both civilian and military experience as it relates to the general and specialized experience requirements.**
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
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):
Skill in reading and interpreting complex electronic technical publications and schematics.
Skill in the use of precision gauges, hand/power tools and electrical test equipment.
Skill in isolating electrical, mechanical, and optical malfunctions.
Skill in the repair, rebuild, and modification of electronic systems.
Skill in planning, scheduling, and organizing.
Skill in maintaining and preparing accurate records.
Knowledge of optical theory and principles of optics.
Ability to repair, rebuild and modify a wide variety of optical equipment.
Background checks and security clearance
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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
- Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.
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A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/502273900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 06/14/2018 to 06/28/2018
Salary: $25.88 to $30.21 per hour
Pay scale & grade: WG 10
Work schedule: Full-Time
Appointment type: Permanent