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KENTUCKY ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: PERMANENT - EXCEPTED - ENLISTED
SELECTING SUPERVISOR AND DUTY LOCATION: CW2 Mark Strunk, CSMS, Frankfort, KY (502) 607-1527
AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: AREA ONE - All qualified permanently employed excepted technicians of the Kentucky Army National Guard. AREA TWO - All qualified members of the Kentucky Army National Guard. Includes temporary and indefinite employees.
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 CSMS, Frankfort, KY. The purpose of this position is to perform limited diagnosis, routine repairs, and maintenance on combat, tactical, commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment. May assist higher graded mechanics in the performance of maintenance duties.
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 D1193000 in the employing unit or in the Human Resources Office.)
MINIMUM GRADE: E3/PFC MAXIMUM GRADE: E7/SFC
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: 14G/H/T/Z, 25, 88, 91, 92, 94.
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 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.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Must have 12 months specialized experience or training using common hand and power tools and a small variety of test and measurement devices to make mechanical repairs. Experience removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing a variety of parts, components, and accessories. Experience which demonstrates a basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to vehicles; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments. Experience demonstrating an understanding of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships. Experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics.
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. Basic knowledge and understanding of the mechanical makeup, operations, and working relationships of individual systems, and their interrelationships for a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, automotive, special purpose vehicles and equipment.
b. Working knowledge of various techniques for removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing parts and components of combat, tactical, commercial, automotive, special purpose vehicles and equipment.
c. Basic understanding of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and other non-mechanical system theories; and skill to replace, fit, install, and adjust systems.
d. Skill to use basic test equipment and ability to analyze test results to determine fault for repair or replacement of improperly functioning parts or components. Ability to use basic tools common to the occupation.
e. Ability to determine when parts should be cleaned, reinstalled, or replaced with standard parts.
f. Ability to read and interpret parts list, manufacturers repair manuals, technical manuals, diagrams, engineering drawings, and schematics.
OTHER CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS POSITION : SELECTEE WILL BE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DIRECT DEPOSIT/ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER PROGRAM.
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 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.
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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.
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