U.S. Army Reserve Command Electronics Mechanic in Brockton, Massachusetts

Job Overview

Job Overview

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

This is a military technician position with the US Army Reserves. Becoming a Military Technician allows you to experience the best of two worlds by taking advantage of the opportunity to become a Citizen Soldier in the US Army Reserve Military Technician program. This enables you to receive full civil service benefits and military reserve benefits. Military Technicians are a vital link between the US Army Reserves and civil service and are one of the most important keys to combat readiness.

About the Position:

This position is with the 99th Regional Support Command, Area maintenance Support Activity 163, Brockton, Massachusetts.

Who May Apply:

Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

  • Current Civilian Employee with the Department of the Army

  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) - Civilian Employee (non-Army)

  • Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employee (non-DOD)

  • Former Federal Employee, eligible for reinstatement

  • Eligible due to Interagency Career Transition Program (ICTAP)

  • Eligible under Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA)

  • Eligible for military spouse preference under Executive Order 13473

  • Priority Placement Program, Program S (Military Spouse) registrants referred through the Automated Stopper and Referral System (ASARS) for this position

  • Eligible for family member appointment under Executive Order 12721

  • Eligible for NAF/AAFES Interchange Agreement

  • Eligible due to an Interchange Agreement

  • Eligible due to prior employment with specific agencies

  • Eligible for Persons with Disabilities


Duties of this position include:

  • Determining work sequences
  • Conducting inspections of electrical equipment
  • Using test equipment to diagnose malfunctions
  • Troubleshooting to determine cause of malfunction
  • Completing repairs of electrical equipment using hand and power tools
  • Completing equipment reports
Supervisory Status


Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • The business travel requirement is 5%.
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Relocation costs may be paid if the selecting official determines the relocation is in the best interests of the government.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Status Candidates, VEOA, Individuals with Disabilities, Military Spouses, and Former Overseas Employees.

Questions? This job is open to 5 groups.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • This position requires membership in the US Army Reserve (USAR).
  • This position requires an annual medical examination

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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

In order to qualify, you must meet the screen-out element described below.

Screen-Out Element:

Ability to do the work of an Electronics Mechanic without more than normal supervision. Applicants must meet the screen out element to be considered further. To meet the screen out element, applicants should document experience or show the ability to do the following: conducting inspections of electrical equipment, using test equipment to diagnose malfunctions, or completing repairs of electrical equipment using hand and power tools.

Physical Effort Required:

Work requires light to moderate physical effort. You will frequently lift or handle items weighing up to 40 pounds, and occasionally items weighing over 40 pounds. Work requires frequent standing, walking, bending, crouching, reaching and stooping.

Working Conditions:

Work is usually done inside, well-lighted, heated and ventilated areas. Work outside is normally done in good weather; however, emergency situations sometimes require working under poor weather conditions. Exposed to the possibility of cuts, bruises, scrapes, broken bones, and serious burns caused by electrical shock, RF energy and hot components.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas:

  • Skill in using hand and power tools
  • Ability to troubleshoot
  • Ability to suggest and apply new methods

Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
Security Clearance


Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.

Other Information
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitantinformation sheet.
  • This is a Career Program position (CP-17).
  • Salary is based on the local prevailing rate.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474498700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-15 to 2017-07-28

Salary: $24.31 to $28.38 / per hour

Pay scale & grade: WG 10

Series: 2604 Electronics Mechanic

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full Time

Job announcement number: NCDE171578951987575

Control number: 474498700