Army National Guard Units (Title 32) Electronic Measurement Equipment Mechanic in Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington
Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
1 vacancy in the following location:
- Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent
Opened Wednesday 10/12/2016 (12 day(s) ago)
** Closes Tuesday 1/10/2017 (78 day(s) away)
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Membership in the National Guard is Required: This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Washington National Guard as a condition of employment. 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 at the required military grade listed if the position is open to "Nationwide" under the Areas of Consideration section below.
Washington Army National Guard Bargaining Unit Technician Vacancy Announcement This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies
Electronic Measurement Equipment Mechanic
Location: CSMS, JBLM, WA Appointment Type: Permanent PD Number: D1202000 Series/Grade: WG-2602-12 Salary Range: $28.85-$33.70 Security Clearance: Secret PCS Expenses: Not Authorized Advertise As: ENLISTED/WARRANT OFFICER
Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm EST on: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Failure to submit all required documents by the closing date will result in disqualification. A list of documents required for this announcement can be found under the Required Documents section.
Bargaining Areas of Consideration: This position is in the Federal Service under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709 Area 1: In-Service Excepted - All permanent Washington Army National Guard Excepted bargaining unit civil service employees and members with excepted technician re-employment rights to the Washington Army National Guard. Area 3: In-State Excepted - All participating members of the Washington Army National Guard, including in-service technicians that are not covered by the bargaining unit, and indefinite employees. Area 4: * Nationwide Excepted* - Anyone eligible for immediate enlistment and/or commissioning in the Washington Army National Guard.
Calibrates and repairs TMDE within support capability and authority including various levels of calibration as designated in technical bulletins, manuals, etc. Performs functional electronic, physical, and radioactive testing involving interpretation and analysis of measurement data, in accordance with cyclic inspection requirements. Sets up system test sets and various types of test equipment such as frequency meters, standing wave ratio meters, radio frequency (RF) power meters, function/ arbitrary waveform generator, distortion analyzers, time frequency work stations, oscillators, voltmeters, electronic counters, oscilloscopes, attenuators, decade resistors and capacitors, signal generators, stroboscope, tachometers, pneumatic and hydraulic pressure standards and other physical and electronic tests. Diagnoses equipment, makes repairs, and replaces defective parts/components such as integrated circuits, printed circuit boards, electronic condition coils, radiation detector boards/circuits, crystals, transistors, tubes, transformers, condensers, diodes, relays potentiometers, and related components. Following repair, tests by applying signals in known amplitude and wave shape into oscilloscopes to observe wave pattern. Isolates faults by taking measurements and comparisons in voltage, amperage, ohms, henries, power factor, watts, temperature, humidity, microns, foot-pounds, decibels, sensitivity, noise, stability, Voltage Standard Wave Ratio (VSWR), impedance, phase, absolute pressure, time intervals, displacement, flow rate, etc., to determine performance of equipment. Determines purpose in operation characteristics of each major section. Refers to technical manuals and manufactures specifications to obtain information on operation characteristics of circuit components such as integrated circuits, microprocessors, decoders, latching networks, notch filters, logics, controllers, programmable gain amplifiers, digital displays, transistors, tubes, transformers, coils, relays, motors, and similar devices. Completes necessary Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS), calibration, radiation reports and other records and forms on work completed. Ensures maximum number of weapons systems are operationally ready. Follows appropriate safety procedures, with special care being exercised while calibrating high voltage, radio frequency, radioactive sources and high-pressure instruments and gages. Performs and interprets wipe tests on radiation sources for possibility of radiation hazards. Familiar with and abides by all Federal and State regulations concerning handling, transportation and disposal of radioactive waste or devices. Performs other duties as assigned.
- The above duty description doesn't contain all details of the official position description. A copy of the entire position description can be found on FASCLASS by searching the position description (#PD). https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/searchfs/searchfasclass.asp
- Occasional Travel
- As required for job training or job requirements.
- Military Rank Requirement: SGT/ E-5 to CSM/ E-9; WO1 to CW2
- WOBR: 14, 25, 91, 94
- EMCF: 14, 25, 29, 94; EMOS: 35T, 91F, 91G, 91X, 91Z
- *Individuals without the required MOS will still be considered
General Experience: Experience or training which demonstrates a working knowledge of electronic principles involved in the generation and measurement of such elements as voltage, current, impedance, capacitance, frequency, and inductance. Experience in the use of various precision measurement instruments and standards.
Specialized Experience: WG-12 level must have 18 months of experience or training with basic application of operating principles such as the production and utilization of oscillations over a broad range of frequencies; signal and waveform behavior, distortion, and amplification; pulse, trigger, and synchronization techniques; digital/analog processing and data conversion techniques; and a variety of display and indication methods. Experience in tracing signals and voltage paths, and skilled in the analysis of waveform characteristics such as timing, duration, frequency, and phasing. Originates test set-ups to isolate malfunctions and check performance characteristics of special or unique test panels or mockups. Experience in interpreting and applying a variety of technical electronic information such as schematic symbols, mathematical expressions and formulas, calibration procedures, and other reference materials. Experience in applying established techniques and methods of repair, testing, alignment, and calibration of equipment, which serves as test equipment or precision measurement standards. Experience in utilizing electronic circuits to measure electronic or electrical quantities to determine the performance characteristics and accuracy of other instruments and equipment.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics). NOTE: You do not have to respond to the KSA's separately but your resume should contain sufficient information to demonstrate possession of the KSA's.
** -- Knowledge of the methods of signal modulation and electromagnetic radiation.
Knowledge of the methods and techniques of precise measurements of electrical and electronic quantities and relationships such as standing wave ratio, power, impedance, reactance, and attenuation.
Ability to trace signals and voltage paths, and skilled in the analysis of waveform characteristics such as timing, duration, frequency, and phasing. Originates test set-ups to isolate malfunctions and check performance characteristics of special or unique test panels or mockups.
Knowledge of the functional relationships of circuits, assemblies, and equipment serviced. Familiarity with the operation, capabilities, and limitations of such precision measurement instruments as spectrum and distortion analyzers, digital and differential meters, multi-channel oscilloscopes, waveguide equipment, oscillators, and a variety of precision frequency and time measurement standards.
Ability to judge the impact of repairs on related integral devices, and perform further adjustments and alignments.
Ability to interpret and apply a variety of technical electronic information such as schematic symbols, mathematical expressions and formulas, calibration procedures, and other reference materials. Ability to apply established techniques and methods of repair, testing, alignment, and calibration of equipment, which serves as test equipment or precision measurement standards. Ability to utilize electronic circuits to measure electronic or electrical quantities to determine the performance characteristics and accuracy of other instruments and equipment.
Ability to install major modifications to instruments and equipment in accordance with instruction and procedures.**
Education Requirements: High School Diploma or GED.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:
Applicants need not be assigned to the position or possess the MOS to apply or be considered for selection. Selected applicant must be assigned to a compatible Military position and attain MOS within 1 year of appointment action.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
All soldiers, civilian employees, and contractor employees who drive Army-owned or leased vehicles must complete the Army Avoidance Course (AAC) training when they start working for the Army. Must have a valid Washington state and military driver's license. Must be able to obtain a Government Travel Card (GTC) and be able to attend all schools deemed necessary by the supervisor.
What To Expect Next
Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. Based on your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview.
You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).
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- Males born after December 31, 1959, must be registered with the Selective Service Systems to be employed by the Federal Government.
- Military Technicians are ineligible for enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these incentives.
- Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.
- Veterans preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709 (f).
- All new technicians are subject to a one year trial/probationary period IAW 32 USC 709.
**EQUALOPPORTUNITY: The WA National Guard is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be filled without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, or political affiliation.
Financial Suitability - It is the policy of the government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience will be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.**
An employment physical may be required within 90 days of employment per OSHA regulation and NGB. This physical will be used to determine fitness and eligibility for continued employment.**
Salary Range: $28.85 to $33.70 / Per Hour
Series & Grade: WG-2602-12/12
Promotion Potential: 12
Supervisory Status: No
Who May Apply: Qualified applicants within the Areas of Consideration.
Control Number: 453130100
Job Announcement Number: WAAR 16-278 729769