U.S. Army Reserve Command Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer in Fort Devens, Massachusetts

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

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 (RSC), Equipment Concentration Site (ESC) 65 located at Fort Devens, Ayer, Massachusetts.

Description of the Working Environment: Work is mostly performed in a maintenance shop setting.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Duties
  • Repairing, removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning and installing a variety of parts, components, and accessories on heavy mobile equipment.
  • Using hand tools of the trade to repair starting switches, injector pumps, sensors, brakes, and hydraulic systems.
  • Complete oil change on vehicles.
  • Reading manuals and diagrams.
  • Administer vehicle diagnostic tests according to regulation.
  • Disposing of hazardous materials in accordance with guidelines
Supervisory Status

No

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • The business travel requirement is 10%.
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…

United States Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • THIS POSITION REQUIRES MEMBERSHIP IN THE U.S. ARMY RESERVE (USAR).
  • This position requires a medical examination prior to employment.
  • This position requires a Class A CDL within 90 days of employment
  • This position requires a Personnel Security Investigation
  • This position is subject to Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements
Qualifications

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 a Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer 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: Perform the majority of the following duties under close supervision, assist in repairing various types of heavy mobile equipment in order to complete work orders.

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

  • KNOWLEDGE OF EQUIPMENT REPAIR
  • ABILITY TO USE AND MAINTAIN TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
  • ABILITY TO INTERPRET INSTRUCTIONS AND SPECIFICATIONS
  • KNOWLEDGE OF TECHNICAL PRACTICES

Physical effort: Work requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, stretching, climbing, and crouching. Works on top of, under, or in tight compartments of equipment in cramped and awkward positions. Frequently lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 pounds and often exerts similar effort in pushing, pulling, and positioning part assemblies and equipment. Occasionally lifts heavier items with the assistance of other workers or with lifting devices such as jacks, hoists, and cranes. Work is sometimes performed from ladders or work platforms at varying heights.

Working Conditions: Work is performed inside and occasionally outside. The employee must frequently stand on hard surfaces for long periods of time. Employee may be exposed to drafts, dirt, grease, oils, and vehicle exhaust fumes. Subject to burns, cuts, scrapes, bruises, and strains.

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

Not Applicable

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.

BENEFITS

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.
  • You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Procedures information sheet.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable prevailing rate.
  • This is a Career Program Position (CP-17).

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474506800. 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: $22.28 to $25.98 / per hour

Pay scale & grade: WG 08

Series: 5803 Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full Time

Job announcement number: NCDE171440371987623D

Control number: 474506800