at Air National Guard Units in Peoria, Illinois, United States

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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 182 AW, 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, various support equipment, and special purpose vehicles such as; fuel dispensing trucks, refueling equipment, crash/structural firefighting equipment and pump trucks, forklifts, materiel handling, aircraft cargo loaders, aircraft and equipment tow tractors, large runway snow removal vehicles, aircraft de-icing equipment, sweepers, mobile cranes, backhoes, and tactical/armored protected vehicles. This is NOT an all-inclusive list: Modify parts to fit, or improvise modifications to equipment to correct recurring malfunctions. Make repairs by using welding equipment, power tools, hand tools and other specialized equipment. Make design modifications to meet special requirements, make adjustment or performs tests. 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. Establish and maintain adequate shop stock, special levels parts, and appropriate shop support equipment and tools. Inspect, maintain, and operate all appropriate shop equipment. Conduct instructional classes on methods and procedures of operation and maintenance concerning all aspects of vehicle repairs and assigned shop maintenance support equipment. Repair, adjust, overhaul, perform major repairs, and maintenance on military and commercial designed heavy mobile equipment and special purpose vehicles. Remove, disassemble overhaul, modify, adjust, and repair engines, transmissions, or sub-assemblies in accordance with the proper procedures and specifications. Reassemble engines, transmissions, and sub-assemblies, makes adjustments, test and reinstall in vehicles and equipment. Perform body repair and corrosion control. Repair and/or replace body parts, locks, glass, etc. and determine if additional repairs are required. Inspect, repair, overhaul and test major systems including gasoline, diesel, electric powered hybrid, 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. Systematically analyze malfunctions and the cause of mechanical failure by means of visual and auditory checks, uses 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. 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. Test, service, and repair vehicle air conditioning systems following manufacturers and environmental guidelines. Requirements Conditions of Employment To ensure compliance with an applicable nationwide preliminary injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, our agency will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement for Federal Employees. Our agency may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state’s National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement. 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. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service. Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. May be required to successfully complete a probationary period. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position. May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a state driver’s license. Recruitment and relocation incentives may be available for this position. PCS expenses may be authorized. Qualifications Military Grades: Enlisted Only/Rank must be SSgt. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess experience or training that has provided you 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 – MUST possess at least 18 months of specialized experience which includes 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-8 Level – MUST possess at least 12 months of specialized experience which includes 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-5 Level – MUST possess at least 6 months of specialized experience which includes 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 professional 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,

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Job Posting: JC219467049

Posted On: Sep 26, 2022

Updated On: Jul 24, 2023

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