Army National Guard Units (Title 32) Electronics Mechanic in Lewiston, Idaho

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

Opened Thursday 10/13/2016 (11 day(s) ago)

** Closes Thursday 10/27/2016 (3 day(s) away)

Job Overview




Electronics Mechanic

Lewiston, Idaho

Appointment Type: Permanent

PD #:D1205000

Series/Grade: WG-2604-11/11

Salary Range: $24.31-$28.36

Candidates may have to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance

PCS is not authorized

MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED: This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho Army 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. Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.

In accordance with the Labor Management Agreement, Article 18, Promotions:

Area of Consideration

The area of consideration for all Idaho National Guard bargaining unit positions will be as follows:

(1) Bargaining unit members**

** (2) All other individuals

*This does not preclude management from selecting either Section (1) or Section (2) applications after Section (1) applicants have been considered. *


Current Onboard Technicians in the Idaho Army National Guard.

Application materials must be received by Thursday, October 27, 2016. Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the requirements.


MAJOR DUTIES: (Detailed duties are on the Position Description available at the Human Resources Office)

This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters—State, Logistics Directorate (J-4), Surface Maintenance Facility. The primary purpose of this position is to perform field and limited sustainment maintenance and repair on a variety of complex electronics equipment and complete operational systems.


(1) Performs functional tests, analyzes performance and malfunctions, removes, installs, tests, maintains, modifies, performs alignments and troubleshoots the electronic, electrical, mechanical and hydraulic assemblies, modules, and interconnecting cables of a variety of combat and tactical equipment to include the M1 series main battle tank, M2/3 series Bradley fighting vehicle, Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS), TOW Missile System and the ATACMS Launch Loader Module (LLM). Utilizes Integrated Family Test Equipment (IFTE), Built In Test Equipment (BITE) and break out boxes (BOB) for fault isolation, verification, or adjustment of assemblies and modules. Repairs or replaces chassis mounted components on Unit Under Test (UUT). Performs Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) operations for fault isolation on LLM electronic modules, circuit cards, and assemblies to component level. Replaces faulty components on UUT printed circuit boards and power distribution systems. Utilizes oscilloscopes, signal generators, digital multi-meters, and other test equipment to locate, diagnose, and repair malfunctions.

(2) Troubleshoots and repairs launch pod/container (LP/C), trainer rocket simulator modules, Missiles/Launchers Pod Assembly (M/LPA), trainer missile simulator modules, and various like items. Troubleshoots carrier electrical and power distributions systems as an integrated subsystem of the weapon system or equipment being repaired. Isolates faulty assemblies, cables, wiring harnesses and modules to component level for repair or replacement. Insures proper integration of information between carrier, Fire Control System (FCS), vehicle and equipment hydraulic and mechanical systems, secure digital communications system, and intercommunications system. Installs equipment modifications to system per technical work orders. Performs initial and final checks and may perform inspections when required of designated systems. May act as quality assurance/control inspector for other mechanics' work. Determines deficiencies in troubleshooting procedures for the equipment being repaired and makes recommendations for corrective action to technical manuals.

(3) Performs field and limited sustainment maintenance to include installation, routine maintenance, repair, and overhaul of fixed and mobile operational communication and electronics systems, e.g., shelter mounted AM radio and teletype systems, shelter mounted single side band radio and teletype systems, shelter mounted radio relay and terminal systems, complex radar systems, interrogators, gun, rocket, and missile fire control, directional and digital computer systems, peripheral equipment, and related test equipment, and Modification Table Of Equipment (MTOE) authorized automation equipment. Repairs, aligns, and adjusts missile guidance control systems, infrared night vision sights, optical sights, and traversing units. Removes and replaces defective electrical, electronic, and mechanical components. Conducts inspections, diagnoses nature and extent of equipment malfunction.

(4) Uses various types of test equipment to include systems test sets and stands such as AN/GRM-122s, frequency meters, standing wave indicators, oscillators, ohmmeters, voltmeters, resistance bridges, and signal generators to localize trouble by component unit, by circuit within a component, and by element of a circuit. Uses special and common hand tools, power tools, and gauges to make intricate repairs. Fabricates items and parts for repair of mechanical and electronic equipment.

(5) Performs administrative functions in establishing and maintaining maintenance records on equipment maintained or repaired. Assists in the preparation of requests for required repair parts.

(6) May conduct or be involved in a Maintenance Assistance and Instruction Team (MAIT) or act as an inspector on a Command Maintenance Evaluation Team (COMET) on electronic, automation, communication, and equipment. Provides technical assistance and instruction to units throughout the state so that they will be able to operate at the desired level of proficiency.

(7) Performs other duties as assigned:

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Military requirement: Enlisted and Warrant Officer E1 thru CW2
  • Enlisted MOS: 25, 94, 13, 14, 15, 29, 35, 91
  • W/O MOS: 25, 29, 91, 94, 14


Work involved in fabricating, overhauling, modifying, installing, troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining ground, airborne, and marine electronic equipment, such as: radio; radar; sonar; cryptographic; satellite; microwave; micro computers and peripherals; laser; infrared; industrial x-ray; marine, aeronautical, and space navigation aid; TV receiver; surveillance; and similar devices. The work requires knowledge of electronic principles; the ability to recognize improper operation, locate the cause, and determine the best method to correct the defect; and the skill to disassemble, assemble, and adjust electronic equipment. The work includes using both manual and automated test equipment. The work may require the use of a personal computer and numerous software packages to program or realign various components or systems, download information, and detect equipment deficiencies.

Experience or training which demonstrates the applicants knowledge of electrical or electronic theory, knowledge of common testing procedures, skill in the use of hand tools of the electronics trade, and skill in reading schematics.


No special education requirements are needed for this position.


Within your application package, you must explain how you gained the specialized experience required for this position. Applicants applying at the WG 11 level must have 18 months experience

or training in utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic systems or equipment. Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic equipment or systems. Experience in making mechanical repairs that required the use of precision measuring and calibrating equipment. Experience in using complex test equipment such as deviation meters, complex special test panels, etc. Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications.

Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

After the position closing date, your application will be reviewed in full. If qualified your application will be forwarded to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interview are required you will be contacted.



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Other Information

Salary Range: $24.31 to $28.36 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: WG-2604-11/11

Supervisory Status: No


Control Number: 453318300

Job Announcement Number: 17-007