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Electronics Mechanic

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Department of Defense
AREAS I & II Permanent Full Time
CONNECTICUT ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
DUTY LOCATION: Combined Support Maintenance Shop (CSMS), Windsor Locks, CT
JOB SUMMARY: 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.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Connecticut Army National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Connecticut Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Connecticut Army National Guard. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Connecticut Army National Guard recruiter at before applying for this position.
AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:
Area 1: All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the Connecticut Army National Guard.
Area 2: All current members of the Connecticut Army National Guard and individuals eligible for membership in the Connecticut Army National Guard.
Must meet Compatible Military Assignment within one year from placement. Wear of the military uniform is mandatory. Direct Deposit is mandatory.
The major duties include, but are not limited to:
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.
Troubleshoots carrier electrical and power distributions systems as an integrated subsystem of the weapon system or equipment being repaired.
Performs field and limited sustainment maintenance to include installation, routine maintenance, repair, and overhaul of fixed and mobile operational communication and electronics systems.
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.
Performs administrative functions in establishing and maintaining maintenance records on equipment maintained or repaired.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience 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.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Your resume and any other supporting documentation you wish to provide must clearly substantiate you currently possess 18 months of specialized experience in the following:
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.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Education that was successfully completed in a college, university, technical or vocational school which can be used at the rate of one year of study (30 semester hours or 20 classroom hours of instruction per week) for 6 months of experience. (Courses must be directly related to the work of the position.)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Comprehensive knowledge of operating electronic principles such as circuit elements, digital logic, microprocessors, core memory, interface circuits, digital data transmission, microwave, antennas, signal behavior, amplification, and display.
Ability to troubleshoot, install, repair, and maintain complex electronic systems where circuit theory must be used to understand the operation of individual circuits.
Skill in developing new test and repair procedures for which none exist, and when possible improving existing procedures.
Ability to understand the interaction of a number of complex, interrelated circuits to determine the cause of a malfunction and the interaction of various factors.
Extensive knowledge of electromechanical servo systems, pneumatics, hydraulics, and mechanical and electric motor systems and their effect on each other.
Skill in interpreting complex drawings, specifications, and schematics of complete systems to recognize the function and interconnections of the various assemblies and troubleshoot the systems from schematic, following signal paths trough a complex path of interconnections of components, assemblies, subassemblies, and connecting cable harnesses.
Knowledge and skill to modify systems by adding, altering, or removing components in order to standardize or alter the purpose of the equipment or to incorporate new features developed since the equipment was manufactured.
Skill in using a wide variety of electronic test equipment such as systems test sets, frequency meters, standing wave indicators, oscillators, ohmmeters, voltmeters, resistance bridges, and signal generators, and the use of special and common hand tools, power tools, and gauges.
Skill in applying this knowledge to adapt test procedures to available test equipment, to develop time efficient means to return equipment to operation.
Skill in using gunner's quadrants, transits, levels, and theodolites to survey LP/C, M/LPA mounts, and SRP/PDS mounting bolts for exactness.
Skill to use recovery-rigging techniques to attach/secure hoists, slings, and lifting devices using authorized equipment to accomplish repairs.
Ability to switch from one theory of operations to another or to combine theories depending on the type of system being repaired.
Skill and knowledge to provide technical assistance and instruction.
COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: All applications will be considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/MOS. Incumbent will be required to be assigned to compatible military position within 1 year of selection. The selected individual may be required to attend formal technician school training.
MILITARY GRADE (Prior to appointment ) : Enlisted: E-7 and below
COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: CMF: 25, 94; MOS: 13D/M/P/R, 14E/T/Z, 15E, 29E, 35T, 91A/F/G/H/M/P/S/X/Z
UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: Any unit within the State
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: This position is covered by the medical monitoring program. Individual selected must undergo a preemployment physical examination prior to appointment.
Please ensure you follow all instructions carefully. Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. Applicant must ensure resume and any other required supporting documentation clearly portrays that s/he meets the required experience level for the position. Please ensure your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. In describing you experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total hours worked per week). If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position.
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete application (See "Required Documents" section below) by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, January 12, 2015.
To begin, click "Apply Online" to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire. Click the "Submit My Answers" button to submit your application package. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, , select the Application Status link and then select the "More information" link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click "Update Application" in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete. To update, correct or check on your application status, simply visit your USA Jobs account and use the Vacancy Identification Number 1278400.
You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):
To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1278400. Fax your supporting documents to .
If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, January 12, 2015 to receive consideration. To complete the entire application package and submit via fax:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items .
2. Fax all six pages of the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to . Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
Resume showing relevant experience
Responses to the Assessment Questionnaire
Unofficial Transcripts, if used to qualify (An official transcript may be required before being hired.)
OF 306 - Declaration of Federal Employment (THIS FORM NEEDS YOUR SIGNATURE ON PAGE 2)
If you do not submit the required OF 306, you will be disqualified.
Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made, you may be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interviews. You will be notified by email as to the status of your application after each step is completed.
Thank you for your interest in the Connecticut National Guard. Good luck!
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:
Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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 (see /).
Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.
MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM: If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (incentives). In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your serving incentive manager (CTARNG - G1 or CTANG -
Retention Office) prior to accepting an offer for the position. For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to
include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program, the following termination rule applies:
Incentive Termination without Recoupment: If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent position where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment as long as you have served at least 6 months of the bonus contract following receipt of the initial bonus payment.

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