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KENTUCKY ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: PERMANENT - EXCEPTED - ENLISTED / WARRANT OFFICER
SELECTING SUPERVISOR AND DUTY LOCATION: CW2 Benjamin Kramer, UTES, Greenville, KY (502) 607-7469
AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: AREA ONE - All qualified permanently employed excepted technicians of the Kentucky Army National Guard.
THE KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. SELECTION OF THIS POSITION WILL BE MADE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, NON-DISQUALIFYING DISABILITY, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, MARITAL STATUS, MEMBERSHIP OR NON-MEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION OR ANY OTHER NON MERIT FACTOR.
INTRODUCTION: This position is located at UTES. The purpose of this position is to serve as a working leader of three or more Surface Maintenance Mechanics.
You must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment
You must be assigned to a compatible military position
Wear of the military uniform is a condition of employment
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : Performs limited diagnosis, routine repairs and maintenance on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical and automotive vehicles. Performs limited diagnosis to determine the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory checks and/or uses basic test equipment such as compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, and pressure gauges. Removes, replaces, adjusts, cleans and installs parts and components such as wheel seals, switches, sensors, fuel pumps, water pumps, power steering pumps, brakes, filters, radiators, bearings, springs, shock absorbers, wheel cylinders, starter motors, mufflers, battery cables, and other items of similar complexity. Independently performs routine repairs and maintenance functions in remote locations that can be accomplished by removing, cleaning, reinstalling, or replacing defective parts of components and systems using standard parts. Conducts limited readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity. May perform routine maintenance and limited repairs on basic communication equipment such as radios, field telephones, amplifiers, switchboards, recorders, intercoms by removing and replacing components and elements. In conjunction with or in the absence of the Tools and Parts Attendant, may maintain supply documentation, and the receipt, store, issue, and inventory of tools and parts used in the trades operations. Incumbent may be required to prepare for and support the mission through the accomplishment of duties pertaining to military training, military readiness, force protection and other mission related assignments including, but not limited to, training of traditional Guard members, CWDE/NBC training, exercise participation (ORE/ORI/UCI/MEI/OCI/IG, etc.), mobility exercise participation, FSTA/ATSO exercise participation, SABC training, LOAC training, weapons qualification training, participation in military formations, and medical mobility processing within the guidelines of NGB/ARNG/ANG/State/TAG rules, regulations and laws . Performs other duties as assigned. (A more comprehensive detailed description of the position may be found in Position Description D1287000 in the employing unit or in the Human Resources Office.)
MINIMUM GRADE: E6/SSG MAXIMUM GRADE: WO2/CW2
THIS MUST BE INCLUDED SOMEWHERE ON YOUR RESUME'
MILITARY COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS : Selected candidate is required to be assigned to a compatible military unit and MOS/AFSC in accordance with TPR 303. ENLISTED CMF: 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 88, 91, 92, 94 WOBR: 12, 13, 14, 19, 25, 91, 92, 94, WMOS: 882A.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS : COMPLETE DATES MUST BE USED FOR YOUR EXPERIENCE. EXAMPLE 2 JAN 1980 TO 3 MARCH 1981 OR JAN 1980 TO MARCH 1981. USE OF YEAR ONLY WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION. EACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE -IN THEIR OWN WORDS -THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. ALSO, MAKE SURE YOUR NAME IS ON EVERY DOCUMENT SUBMITTED; OTHERWISE IT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Experience which has provided sufficient knowledge mechanic work. Experience or training which demonstrates ability to lead other Surface Maintenance Mechanics.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Must have 24 months experience, in addition to the journeyman level knowledge, which demonstrates the ability to plan, organize, and lead the work of others in fields directly related the repair function of this occupational series. Must have the ability to perform administrative functions; to read and interpret a variety of technical publications used in the repair of supported equipment. The ability to provide guidance to others in work related directly to this position.
COMPETENCIES - Competencies are self assessment tools to help you determine how qualified you feel you are for the job. These are factors that are essential to successful performance in this position and should be reflected in your resume.
a. Thorough knowledge of the mechanical makeup, operations, and working relationships of complex systems, assemblies, and parts for a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, special purpose vehicles and equipment
b. Ability to diagnose, repair, overhaul, and modify a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, special purpose vehicles, and equipment
c. Knowledge of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and other non-mechanical systems that have a functional relationship and effect on the operation of mechanical systems
d. Knowledge of hydraulic lifting, loading, turning, and positioning systems and their mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and electronic controls
e. Basic knowledge of electronics, sufficient to identify and replace defective components, such as sensors, diodes, and circuit boards
f. 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
g. Skill to use a wide variety of test and diagnostic 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.
h. Ability to utilize, interpret and apply parts lists, manufacturer's repair manuals, technical manuals, diagrams, engineering drawings, diagnostic computer information, and schematics
OTHER CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS POSITION : SELECTEE WILL BE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DIRECT DEPOSIT/ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER PROGRAM. THIS POSITION REQUIRES A PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet all necessary job requirements. To determine if your 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 suporting 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 Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.
Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: https://vpn4.ngb.army.mil/insure/health/,DanaInfo=www.opm.gov+index.asp
Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: https://vpn4.ngb.army.mil/oca/leave/,DanaInfo=www.opm.gov+index.asp
Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: https://vpn4.ngb.army.mil/insure/life/,DanaInfo=www.opm.gov+index.asp
Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: https://vpn4.ngb.army.mil/,DanaInfo=www.ltcfeds.com+
Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For addtiional information visit: https://vpn4.ngb.army.mil/retire/,DanaInfo=www.opm.gov+index.asp
This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. https://vpn4.ngb.army.mil/,DanaInfo=www.usajobs.opm.gov+ei61.asp
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.
Kentucky National Guard
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Human Resources Staffing
100 Minuteman Pkwy Bldg 210
Frankfort, KY 40601-6168
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