Mobile Equipment Metal Worker
Department of the Army - Saint Croix, VI

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Virgin Islands National Guard

Area of Consideration: Open only to current Virgin Islands Army & Air National Guard members within the grade of E4 - E7. Virgin Islands Air National Guard member must be eligible to acquire membership in the Virgin Islands Army National Guard in an available and compatible military grade for the excepted technician position.

Position Location: CSMS

Selecting Official: MSG Lenroy Harry

PCS : PCS is not authorized.

Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP): Acceptance of a Federal Excepted technician position of over 179 days in length will cause termination from the SRIP.

Type of Appointment : This is a full-time, Excepted Permanent dual-status, position which requires Virgin Islands Army National Guard membership.

Job Summary: The primary purpose of this position is to repair mobile equipment bodies and metal body components in support of maintenance activities.
Background Check: Selectee may, at the option of the agency, be required to submit to criminal, credit history, and general background checks which will be evaluated by the agency prior to a final offer of employment and access into the Virgin Islands National Guard Federal Technician or Active Guard/Reserve program.

National Guard Membership: This position requires military membership. It is designated for Virgin Islands Army National Guard Enlisted incumbent(s) only. In accordance with ARNG regulations, incumbent performs duties necessary to accomplish military Mobile Equipment Metal Worker functions in support of programs essential to state Army National Guard daily operations, training and readiness missions. As a member of a Virgin Islands Army National Guard unit, you will be required to train with your unit, normally one weekend a month and 15 days of annual training each year. Virgin Islands Army National Guard units and members are subject to immediate call to federal or state active duty to meet national or state emergencies.
    KEY REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be a current US Citizen.
  • Under 5 USC 2108 & 5 CFR 211, Veteran's Preferences criteria does not apply
  • Direct Deposit Banking is Mandatory.
  • Military Requirement: ECMF 12, 91; EMOS 92S.

DUTIES: The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required of this position:
  • Disassembles damaged mobile equipment bodies and components to determine nature and extent of damage and required repairs.
  • Fabricates, assembles, and installs a variety of components made of sheet metal for buses, trailers, shelters, and other equipment.
  • Removes and replaces damaged fenders, quarter panels, and top panels by cutting and welding with oxyacetylene and electric arc welding equipment.
  • Repairs radiators, fuel tanks, and similar items by straightening, soldering, patching, tube rodding and splicing, plugging core sections, replacing cores and pressure testing for leaks. Removes, disassembles, reassembles, and installs radiators, fuel tanks and similar items.
  • Occasionally performs electrical repair work such as removing, splicing, insulating, soldering, and replacing cut or defective wiring on mobile equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: General Experience: Must have experience or training which has provided a knowledge of mobile body construction; and the skill to remove, fabricate, reshape and replace or repair such damage as, dents, tears, wrinkles, cuts and creases by cutting, knocking out, welding, filling and sanding.

Specialized Experience: Must have at least 12 months specialized experience which has provided knowledge of mobile equipment construction and how all components and parts are installed and determine the total extent of damage and repair alternatives. Experience in the use of gas, arc, and welding equipment to cut out damaged or deteriorated areas, remove rusted nuts and bolts, strengthen brackets and braces, weld simple cuts and breaks, and apply heat to bend, reshape damaged areas. Experience in the use of trade equipment. Experience applying body filler to build up depressed areas, and the skill to smooth by grinding and sanding, until the contour is uniform with the adjoining areas. Experience applying primers paint with brush or spray gun, gravity feed and HVLP (high volume low pressure) equipment. Experience in mathematical calculations and scribe patterns in the fabrication of wood or metal parts having straight lines or irregular curves.

Other Requirements : For positions requiring a driver's license candidate must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or principally employed. For positions requiring a security clearance candidate must possess a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) or be able to obtain a clearance within One year of appointment.

National Guard Compatibility : Once an applicant is selected and prior to being placed in the technician Mobile Equipment Metal Worker position the selectee must be assigned to any unit in the Virgin Islands Army National Guard as an Enlisted member in ECMF 12, 91; EMOS 92S. Rank inversion is strictly prohibited. Wear of the Army uniform as prescribed by AR/NGB/VI NGR is required for incumbent of this position. Acceptance of this position constitutes concurrence with this requirement as a condition of employment.

Preplacement Medical Requirements: Selectee will be required to undergo medical testing, at the government's expense, prior to beginning employment. Medical tests are used to determine fitness and eligibility for employment.

Optional Form 78 (Certificate of Medical Examination) will be used to determine the fitness and eligibility for employment. Upon review of results, the Human Resources Officer will approve selection, require additional medical information or find selectee medically disqualified for employment and withdraw said offer.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics).

BENEFITS: The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/InteractiveBenefits#icc .

OTHER INFORMATION: Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov ).

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