Production Controller
Department of the Army - Boise, ID

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204th RTI

Production Controller

Boise, Idaho

Appointment Type: Permanent

PD: D1259000

Series/Grade: GS - 1152 - 07 / 07

Salary Range: $38,790.00 - $50,431.00

*Candidates must possess and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*

*PCS is not authorized*

MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED: This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho Army National Guard as a condition of employment. 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. Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.


Current members of the Idaho Army National Guard.

Application materials must be received by Friday, April 05, 2013 . Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the requirements.
  • Military requirement: Enlisted
  • MOS: 92 series


The purpose of this position is to plan, schedule, control, and monitor the status of equipment maintenance; and to assist a higher-graded Production Controller.


(1) Establishes plans, schedules, and controls the maintenance and repair of a variety of vehicles and equipment such as combat vehicles, heavy-duty engineering and mobile equipment, tracked vehicles, towed and self-propelled artillery, communications and electronic equipment, guided missile systems, and small arms. Implements maintenance plans and monitors progress of accomplishments. Provides status of equipment, maintenance actions in progress, and location of equipment. Inputs data regarding work order information, status changes, supply updates, and other pertinent information. Makes on-the-spot adjustments to repair priorities on routine or reoccurring processes necessitated by unscheduled maintenance requirements.

(2) Studies directives, modification work orders, and regulations as to their application in the unit. Assists supervisory personnel in determining impact of these requirements on shop capability. Modifies production planning to accommodate these requirements. Conducts initial and long range planning pertaining to routine production processes, mechanical skills, availability of test and diagnostic equipment, repair parts, and other factors influencing the repair, modification, and maintenance of equipment and readiness reporting.

(3) Designates and maintains current maintenance repair priorities by Force Activity Designator, pacing items, Equipment Readiness Codes (ERC) A, B, and C equipment type, available funds, commander’s priority, state/national priorities, (in the case of floods, fires, and mobilizations) and unit supported. Authorizes the acceptance of equipment for repair; monitors work priorities, status, and completion of work orders and requisitions; and provides status of repair parts. Assists supervisory personnel regarding readiness, Class 9 (CL IX) funding, production problems and work planning. Assists in the resolution of problems encountered between scheduled or unscheduled production or priority requirements .

(4) Provides assistance to ensure that Modified Table of Organization and Equipment (MTO&E) or Table of Distribution and Allowances (TDA) reportable Line Item Numbers (LIN) are properly managed, reported and accounted for with respect to readiness reports, property accountability reports and system management. Based on guidance received from the supervisor or higher graded production controller, prioritizes resources to ensure the highest level of readiness in support of training and mobilization requirements of supported units. Works with other sections within the organization to ensure equipment readiness reports are correct and submitted in time to meet Department of the Army (DA) reporting suspense.

(5) Analyzes repair methods and recommends control procedures to ensure that accomplishment of programs meet priorities and deadlines established by higher authority or support activities. Coordinates with units and other support activities concerning the delivery, status of repair operations, and/or pick up of completed work orders.

(6) In the absence of the higher graded production controller, ensures that unit CL IX accounts are funded , budgeted, and executed to maximize readiness; and performs demand analysis on CL IX expenses to determine proper PLL stockage to sustain facility mission requirements.

(7) May provide day-to-day technical guidance to lower-graded personnel assisting in the maintenance production or maintenance management processes. Ensures necessary maintenance records are maintained and required reports are submitted to units and higher headquarters’ in a timely manner.

(8) Performs other duties as assigned.


Work involves planning, estimating, scheduling, and expediting the use of manpower, machines, and materials in the fabrication or repair of equipment and supply items by mechanical production methods.

Experience, education or training which indicates the candidate can reason in quantitative terms, communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner, understanding the terminology and data pertaining to repair operations and process characteristics of the production activity.


No special education requirements for this appointment.


Within your application package, you must explain how you gained the specialized experience required for this position. Applicants applying at the TAG: Pay Plan TAG: Beginning Grade level must have 12 months experience, education working with people from various levels and backgrounds. Experience with a general knowledge of the functions and procedures of production control, records, references, and techniques for developing production control data. Experience assisting or maintaining workflow.


A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience. The education must have been in fields directly related to Production Control.


Idaho National Guard Mission Statement:

The incredible versatility of the National Guard enables its troops to respond to domestic emergencies, combat missions, counterdrug efforts, reconstruction missions and more—all with equal speed, strength and efficiency.

Whether the call is coming from the Governor of the State of Idaho or directly from the President of the United States, Guard Soldiers and Airman are always ready and always there.

Unit of military assignment is 204th RTI .

Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Funds Transfer Program.

This is a dual-status position and membership in the Idaho Army National Guard is required. By submitting this application you are affirming to the validity of the information you have provided.

All male applicants born after 31 December 1959 will be required to furnish a statement of Selective Service registration status prior to appointment. (5 U.S.C. 3328)

Acceptance of any military technician position over 179 days will cause termination of entitlement and eligibility for all bonuses and student loan repayments effective the date of employment. This does not affect Montgomery GI Bill eligibility. Payments of Selected Reserve reenlistment bonuses authorized in section 308b of title 37, United States Code, to Military Technicians (Dual Status) who become eligible for reenlistment while serving on active duty in Iraq, Afghanistan or Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom (in theater) are excluded from repayment. Acceptance of any military technician position may affect your incentive bonus. Check with your incentives manager to see if this applies to the incentive you received.

Applicants who feel they have reinstatement/restoration/re-promotion rights to this grade and position should contact the Human Resources Office.

The Idaho National Guard is an Equal Opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical handicap or age which does not interfere with job accomplishment or National Guard membership. Veteran's Preference does not apply to any National Guard position.


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