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Air National Guard Units HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (Title 32) in Scott AFB, Illinois

Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (Title 32), Position Description Number D2431000 and is part of the IL 126, National Guard. Responsibilities As a HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (Title 32), WG-5803-5/8/10, you will maintain, troubleshoot, overhaul, repair, modify, and inspect heavy mobile equipment. Major Duties - This is NOT an all-inclusive list: Inspect repairs, overhaul and test major systems including gasoline, diesel, electric powered hybrid, multi-fuel, turbine, and other types of internal combustion engines, which may be turbo-charged or blower assisted, automatic or manual transmissions, including those with power take offs, cross-drive transmissions, hydraulic, electric, pneumatic systems and controls, fluid pumping systems, turrets, winches and four wheel steering systems. Modify parts to fit, or improvise modifications to equipment to correct recurring malfunctions. Remove, disassembly, overhaul, modify, adjust, and repair engines, transmissions, or sub-assemblies in accordance with the proper procedures and specifications. Systematically analyze malfunctions and the cause of mechanical failure by means of visual and auditory checks, use computer-controlled test equipment, engine analyzers, compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters and pressure gauges in order to determine the exact nature of extent of repairs or adjustments necessary to complete work. Determine serviceability by operational driving test. Research and assist in requisitioning materials, parts and equipment necessary to perform the vehicle maintenance/management mission. Test, service, and repair vehicle air conditioning systems following manufacturers and environmental guidelines. Use specialized diagnostic equipment to troubleshoot problems in complex state-of-the-art electric and electronic systems to identify and replace defective components such as computer control modules, sensors, solenoids, digitized components, and circuits. Conducts instructional classes on methods and procedures of operation and maintenance concerning all aspects of vehicle repairs and assigned shop maintenance support equipment. Accomplish repairs by using welding equipment, power tools, hand tools and other specialized equipment. Inspect, maintain, and operate all appropriate shop equipment. Prepare, maintain and submit applicable maintenance work orders for man-hour and data collection accounting, to include completing forms to reflect work performed or delayed and parts and maintenance required. Assist in review and updating maintenance technical orders, shop operating instructions, commercial publications, MAJCOM and local publications, as well as other pertinent directives. Participate as OJT Instructor in the vehicle maintenance area. Fully comprehend and comply with federal, state and local environmental laws and the requirements in Air Force Occupational, Safety and Health Standard (AFOSHSTD). Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: The areas of considerations for this position, Title 32 Excepted Service (32 U.S. Code ยง 709), will be in the following manner and sequence, The FIRST area of consideration for this position will be all excepted permanent and indefinite temporary technicians in the 126th ARW. The SECOND area of consideration will be all other members of the Illinois National Guard or those eligible for membership. Military Grades: Enlisted Only - May not exceed the rank of E6 GENERAL EXPERIENCE: You must possess experience or training that has provided the candidate with the skill to make repairs or the ability to assist with repairs that can be accomplished by removing, adjusting, or replacing defective or worn parts. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: WG-10 Level - You must possess at least 18 months experience or training diagnosing, repairing, overhauling, and modifying more complex vehicles, equipment, and more complicated systems. Experience which has provided a thorough knowledge of diagnostic equipment. Experience applying independent judgment in determining methods and techniques required to solve unusually complex maintenance and repair problems. Experience in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on heavy mobile vehicles, equipment and systems. WG-08 Level - You must possess at least 12 months experience or training using common hand 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 such as filters, radiators, bearings, springs, shock absorbers, wheel cylinders, starter motors, mufflers, and other items of similar complexity. Experience which demonstrates a basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to heavy duty vehicles; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments, such as performing engine tune-ups, timing distributors, and adjusting brakes. Experience which demonstrates an understanding of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships. Experience which demonstrates the ability to read and interpret parts lists, manufactures' repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics. WG-05 Level - You must possess at least 6 months experience or training which demonstrated the use of common hand tools in making repetitive mechanical repairs under close supervision. Experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the simpler and routine duties of the trade. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Verbiage displayed on your resume or application must contain your own words. You may refer to position descriptions, i.e. the general and specialized experience located within the vacancy announcement, to assist with describing work experiences; however, resumes or applications received in verbatim will not be considered. In your resume you will need to address the general and specialized experience listed below. Please use as much detail as needed, giving dates (months and years) of the experience, position title and how the experience was gained. This information is needed to determine if you are qualified for the position. Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone. No substitution of education for experience is permitted for this occupational series and grade. Additional Information 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 ( 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. If you need extra information regarding Federal Resumes, you should consider the additional resources provided on IL HRO Staffing's Page: