Army National Guard Units (Title 32) Surface Maintenance Mechanic in Aurora, Colorado

Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Aurora, CO
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Thursday 9/22/2016 (29 day(s) ago)

** Closes Saturday 10/22/2016 (1 day(s) away)

Job Overview
Colorado National Guard Dual Status
Technician Announcement

Colorado National Guard Dual Status Technician Announcement Technicians are employed under the authority of Title 32 USC, Section 709, which states, in part, that technicians are to be employed in "the administration and training of the National Guard," and "the maintenance and repair of supplies issued to the National Guard."

The following documents are mandatory and need to be part of your application to be considered for this position


  1. HRO Application Checklist: Click Here
  2. A current Resume with Specialized Experience documented which includes mm/yy - mm/yy format
  3. Your DD FORM 214 (if available) or Service School Certificate awarding your MOS (see MOS listed)
  4. Transcripts (IF education is a requirement in the Specialized Experience OR if education can be substituted in lieu of Specialized experience, see below)




Current Enlisted members of the Colorado Army National Guard (COARNG) or those eligible transfer into the COARNG via the Reserves, Active Duty or Military transfer.


This position has a NGB compatible MOS assigned to it; all Dual-Status technicians are required to maintain MOS compatibility.

The compatible MOS for this position is a 91 series. If you do not currently possess the MOS, you'll be provided 12 months to obtain it. Failure to obtain/maintain MOS compatibility can result in termination.





This position is located at FMS #9. The purpose of this position is to perform maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, inspection, and/or overhaul of a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment.


Major Duties:

Troubleshoots, performs maintenance and major repairs on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical and automotive vehicles. Troubleshoots equipment and diagnoses the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory checks and/or uses test equipment such as engine analyzers, compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, pressure gauges, and computer diagnostic tools. Removes and disassembles engines and major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, and fuel, hydraulic, and oil pressure systems. Independently performs repairs and maintenance functions in remote locations that can be accomplished by removing, cleaning, reinstalling, or replacing defective parts of components and systems such as injectors, leaking wheel cylinders, corroded mufflers, fuel tanks, brake cylinders and worn brake shoes, voltage regulators, generators, injector pumps, and fuel pumps. Conducts readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity. May maintain and repair electronics communication equipment by removing and replacing components and elements. Assists in the maintenance of production reports and records, and makes recommendations to the supervisor. Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • TDY
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Membership in the Colorado Army National Guard
  • Must hold the grade of E-4 thru E-7
  • Compatible Military Assignment MOS
  • Participation in Direct Deposit is mandatory
  • Submit All Required Documentation

Please advise:

  1. Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position.

  2. An applicants RESUME must provide, in detail, how they meet each specialized experience listed below.

  3. It must be documented with "from (mm/yy)" and "to (mm/yy)" dates and description of the specialized experience.

  4. If education or a degree is required as part of the "Specialized Experience", you must include transcripts.

DO NOT copy each bullet listed below word for word and place into your resume; you must describe your personal experience as it pertains to each bullet.

You will be immediately disqualified if you fail to include specialized experience in your resume.

Must have at least 18months of Specialized Experience in each of the following:

  1. Experience diagnosing, repairing, overhauling, and modifying more complex vehicles, equipment, and more complicated systems.

  2. Experience which has provided a thorough knowledge of diagnostic equipment.

  3. Experience applying independent judgment in determining methods and techniques required to solve unusually complex maintenance and repair problems.

  4. Experienced in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on vehicles, equipment and systems.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: (*If applicable, must include transcripts)

Education cannot be substituted for Specialized Experience for this position

Military Requirements:

Military skill set is determined by the designated MOS requirements. Upon selection, individuals must be assigned to a compatible military MOS in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the MOS.

Specific requirements are found in: references listed below, NGB Compatibility tables and your local Personnel section.

Other Requirements:

For positions requiring the operation for motor vehicle, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.

For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.

Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

When this announcement closes, each application will be qualified and rated.

"Qualified" means that we will compare your experience with a standardized set of qualification criteria (Specialized Experience) for the particular position being announced.

"Rated" means, if there is more than one grade listed on this announcement, you will be found qualified at one of those grades according to the number of months experience you have listed.

If your application is found qualified, it will be rated accordingly and forwarded to the selecting supervisor.

If found not qualified, you will receive an email indicating that you were "not qualified".


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Other Information

Failure to submit the required documents will be grounds for disqualification without further review

  1. *REQUIRED: *HRO Application Checklist:
  2. REQUIRED: A current Resume, providing military rank, email and TVA #
  3. REQUIRED:Specialized experience documented in your resume with mm/yy to mm/yy format
  4. REQUIRED:Your DD214 (if available) or Service School Certificate awarding your MOS

If substituting education for Specialized Experience, include transcripts

  1. You will be taken to the Application Manager to submit all required documents after you apply for this position.
  2. If you would like to inquire about joining the Colorado Army National Guard please contact (720) 250-1347.
  3. If you would like to inquire about joining the Colorado Air National Guard please contact Recruiting Office Supervisor at 720-847-9457.
  4. PCS funds are not available (unless otherwise stated).
  5. Be advised that if selected for a military technician position where membership in a reserve component is a condition of employment, your bonus may be terminated and may or may not be subject to recoupment. Questions pertaining to recoupment may be directed to the State Incentives manager at (720) 250-1337.
  6. AGR positions are not announced/applied for on USAjobs. Contact your respective AGR offices for instructions on how to apply for AGR positions.
  7. A security clearance may be required for this position. Please contact the selecting supervisor or state security manager with questions regarding clearances. (Failure to obtain/maintain a security clearance may be grounds for termination from the Technician program.)
  8. Unless stated otherwise: Must be fully qualified or able to obtain MOS within one year hire if this position is listed as immaterial against NGB compatibility requirements. If there is a compatible, required, or restricted MOS listed in this announcement - you will need that MOS to qualify for the position. If this position requires specific ASVAB scores, please contact the selecting supervisor with any questions.
  9. This position may be contingent on the vacancy of the incumbent even if not otherwise stated in this announcement. Please contact the HRO with any questions regarding hiring dates.
  10. Unless stated otherwise: If this position is posted as an Indefinite Technician it may be converted to Permanent without further competition. Please contact the HRO with any questions regarding employment status.
  11. Per ARNG-HRH Policy Memorandum #10-39, mandatory Full Time Staff (FTS) training is required within a year of hire as a condition of employment in vacancy announcements for both Technician and Active Guard Reserve positions. Failure of new FTS personnel to complete NGB prescribed courses at PEC within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment to other full time positions or termination of their employment.
  12. Current COANG Technicians and AGRs hired for a position in which an MCR is required will remain in their current status unless/until the MCR is approved. In the event the MCR is not approved, they are accepting the position in their current status.
  13. We use E-Verify to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired.

Salary Range: $24.72 to $28.84 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: WG-5801-10/10

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: CO National Guard Membership is required

Control Number: 450833300

Job Announcement Number: TVA 16-218