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

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Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (TITLE 5), Position Description Number T5799510 and is part of the IL 182 AW, National Guard. Responsibilities As a HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (TITLE 5), WG-5803-10, you will maintain, troubleshoot, overhaul, repair, modify, and inspect heavy mobile equipment, various support equipment, and special purpose vehicles. Repair, adjust, overhaul, perform major repairs, and maintenance on military and commercially designed heavy mobile equipment and special purpose vehicles. Inspect, repair, overhaul, and test major systems including gasoline, diesel, electric powered hybrid, multi-fuel, turbine, and other types of internal combustion engines. Systematically analyze malfunctions and the cause of mechanical failure by means of visual and auditory checks, use of computer-controlled test equipment, engine analyzers, compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, and pressure gauges in order to determine the exact nature of repairs. Repair and/or replace body parts, locks, and glass and determine if additional repairs are required. 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 establishing and maintaining adequate shop stock, special level parts, and appropriate shop support equipment and tools. Inspect, maintain, and operate all appropriate shop equipment. Research and assist in requisitioning materials, parts and equipment as necessary to perform the vehicle maintenance/management mission. Conduct instructional classes on methods and procedures of operation and maintenance concerning all aspects of vehicle repairs and assigned shop maintenance support equipment. Fully comprehend and comply with federal, state, and local environmental laws and the requirements in Air Force Occupational, Safety, and Health Standard (AFOSHSTD). Use specialized diagnostic equipment to troubleshoot problems in complex state-of-the-art electric and electronic systems to identify and replace defective components. Develop or improvise methods, alter parts, and make repairs in the absence of technical guidelines. Modify parts to fit, or improvise modifications to equipment to correct recurring malfunctions. Make design modifications to meet special requirements, make adjustments, or performs test. Remove, disassembles, overhauls, modifies, adjusts, and repairs engines, transmission, or sub-assemblies. Make adjustments, test, and reinstall engines, transmissions, and sub-assemblies in vehicles and equipment. Determine serviceability by performing operational driving tests. This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties. Requirements Conditions of Employment 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. 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. Position designated Essential Personnel and may be subject to duty in preparation for, or in response to, a state emergency or disaster declaration. Designation will not exceed 14 calendar days per year unless otherwise approved in advance by TAG. This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program. Qualifications GENERAL EXPERIENCE: To qualify for this position, your resume must reflect sufficient experience and/or education to perform the duties of the position for which you are applying. Your resume is key in evaluating your experience, as it relates to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your work experience. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To qualify for this position, you must possess 18 months of sufficient knowledge and experience in the following job-related factors: performing tasks involving diagnosing malfunctions, troubleshooting, assembly, repair, and testing of major components of heavy mobile vehicles and associated equipment; experience performing the work of a Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic, WG-5803-10, without more than normal supervision; experience performing equipment assembly, installation, repair, etc.; performing trouble shooting on assigned equipment; using measuring instruments; interpreting instructions and specifications, to include schematics reading; using and maintaining tools and equipment; using technical practices to include theoretical, precise, and artistic. 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 needing some extra information regarding Federal Resumes, you should consider these tips from USA Jobs: USAJOBS Help Center | What should I include in my federal resume.

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Job Posting: JC228049779

Posted On: Nov 08, 2022

Updated On: Sep 30, 2023

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