Surface Maintenance Mechanic Inspector

Department of Defense Middletown, IA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

IOWA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD - TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION

This position is open to current on board technicians (Tenure 1 and 2) employed with the Iowa Army National Guard at FMS #15.

LOCATION: FMS #15, Middletown, Iowa

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Responsibilities

As a SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC INSPECTOR, WG-5801-11 your duties are below;

* Inspects a large variety of heavy-duty mobile equipment (i.e., combat, tactical, etc.) and automotive vehicles (i.e., attack tanks, large cranes, tank retrievers, fire trucks, bridge transporters, armored vehicle launched bridges, bulldozers, road graders, crawler tractors, power shovels, self propelled earth compacting equipment, self propelled artillery, etc.). May also inspect heavy artillery, small arms, powered support and other equipment or components of equal or lesser complexity. May assist higher-graded inspectors to perform inspections on equipment repairs.

* Inspects complex, interrelated mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic and electrical systems, equipment and their components while in operation or in a standby condition. Inspects and performs tests to braking, steering, and differential systems, which are mechanically integrated with the transmission; to large engines, which directly power multiple hydraulic and pneumatic systems; to intricate fuel injection systems; to turret stabilization systems; and to other systems combined in a single, complex mechanical assembly. Uses specially designed testing methods and test equipment such as computerized test sets, precision gages, electronic sensors, injector test stands, engine scopes, etc., to assure that tolerance and safety factors have been met.

* Inspects equipment to determine repairs needed. Utilizes established Maintenance Expenditure Limits (MEL) to evaluate economic feasibility of repair(s). Considers a variety of factors such as cost and availability of parts, man-hours, and impact of time constraints on the mission to assess whether repair is economical. Recommends to a higher echelon to condemn equipment when the repair costs exceed the established MEL. Prepares lists of needed repairs, parts, and man-hours authorized. Performs in-process inspections to assure that equipment is being repaired in accordance with pertinent requirements. Performs final inspection, certifying that equipment is in satisfactory operating condition, or rejects the work and returns the equipment to the repair shop with specific reports prescribing additional repairs.

* Serves as inspector on Command Maintenance Evaluation Teams (COMET) and/or as a member of Maintenance Assistance and Instruction Teams (MAIT).

* Performs other duties as assigned. D1285

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

11

* Job family (Series)

5801 Miscellaneous Transportation/Mobile Equipment Maintenance

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires military membership in a compatible military assignment in the Iowa Army National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of this excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.

APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 06/26/2018 . FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR NOT RECEIVING CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations Section of this Announcement to understand the qualification requirements, and the How to Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying.

Military Rank Requirements: Enlisted members and Warrant Officers (CW2 and below)

MOS Compatibility (but not limited to): 12 13 14 19 25 88 91 92 94

Security Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security clearance

Qualifications

In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Applicants who do not fully address the minimum/specialized experience needed for the position in their resume will not be referred for consideration.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Experience or training which demonstrates knowledge of equipment to be able to do routine jobs, simple preventative maintenance tasks, and is able to use common tools and equipment in the line of work.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: WG-5801-11: Must have at least 18 months experience in the following:

* Experience or training diagnosing, repairing, overhauling, and modifying more complex vehicles, equipment, and more complicated systems.

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

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

problems.

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

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.