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 MOBILE EQUIPMENT DRIVER EXAMINER (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D2433000 and is part of the IL 182 AW, National Guard. Responsibilities As a MOBILE EQUIPMENT DRIVER EXAMINER (TITLE 32), WG-5701-10, you will perform a variety of duties relating to motor vehicle operation and safety. Major Duties – This is NOT an all-inclusive list: Conduct practical road and/or performance tests of personnel taking initial examinations or reexaminations for such equipment as light and heavy automotive vehicles, heavy tractors, buses, tank retrievers, materials handling equipment such as forklift truck both gas and electric, warehouse cranes. Provide tests to applicants for operating mobile equipment to include, automotive, heavy mobile, tractor, material handling, and special or general-purpose equipment such as cars, trucks, truck tractor and trailer, farm tractors, bulldozers, graders, cranes, frontend loaders, road and warehouse sweepers, generators, compressors, elevators, forklifts, general purpose and power tools, and various special purpose equipment. Give vehicle driver problems and checks operator faults when starting, pulling out, driving in traffic, making left and right turns, using controls, slowing and stopping, overtaking and passing, backing and parking. Check driver/operator faults on such problems as simulated driving over ramps and in and out of railroad cars and warehouses, picking up and placing loads, backing and turning equipment. Use a large volume of regulations, manuals, guides and special test equipment to determine applicant ability in emergency and visual judgment, eye-hand coordination, depth perception, hearing, field of perception, hearing, field of vision, and reaction time. Conduct a variety of written and psychophysical tests, examinations to determine qualifications of applicants for operator, driver status. Conduct a variety of special or one-time tests in accordance with new or modified requirements, which involve special training, interpretation of new or modified instructions, and decisions, which affect driver/operator or equipment safety and operation. Schedule tests or examinations in accordance with priority requests, number and type of applicants, or other reasons and posts results to applicable records and/or forms. Serve as the chief test control and examining officer and conduct individual testing and/or direct instructor personnel to provide tests to applicants for operating a variety of fixed or mobile equipment. Perform operational maintenance and repair on heavy duty mobile equipment and vehicles such as road graders, bulldozers, power shovels, heavy duty compressors, large generators, tractors, large trucks, and cranes, and a variety of combustion powered automotive vehicles. Perform operational maintenance and repair on material handling equipment (MHE) such as passenger cars and trucks, forklift trucks and warehouse tractors, special purpose vehicles etc. Inspect and troubleshoot equipment; services and makes general repairs, creates work orders for those vehicles which need to be repaired by the Vehicle Maintenance flight. Perform operational inspection and ensure vehicles and equipment are properly serviced e.g., brake adjustments, replacing hydraulic fluids, greasing, cleaning, etc. Complete road and/or performance test papers by indicating driver’s faults and scoring for grade. Set up and maintain files, records, test equipment, test forms end general area in accordance with current regulations, procedures, and techniques. Refer to higher medical authority applicants who are borderline or who have failed tests such as hearing, reaction, perception, vision, etc. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications AREA OF CONSIDERATION: The areas of consideration for this position, Title 32 Excepted Service (32 U.S. Code § 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 within the ILNG. The SECOND area of consideration will be all current Federal Employees. The THIRD area of consideration will be all Federal re-employment eligible. The FOURTH area of consideration will be applicants willing to become T32 Dual Status Technicians and gain ILNG membership. The FIFTH area of consideration will U.S. Citizens. Military Grades: Enlisted Only – May not exceed MSgt. EXPERIENCE: Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. The Screen-out Element for this position is: ABILITY TO DO THE WORK OF THE POSITION WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION. Example experience: providing tests to applicants of fixed and mobile equipment, conducting a variety of written and psychophysical tests, and examinations to determine qualifications of applicants for operator, driver status. Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification Handbook for Trades and Labor Occupations. Additional qualification information can be found at: In order to be considered qualified, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in Federal service. 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 (Register | Selective Service System : Selective Service System ( 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 m

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Job Posting: JC250459383

Posted On: Nov 01, 2023

Updated On: Jan 08, 2024

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