Maintenance Mechanic

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  • Schofield Barracks, HI
  • 25 May, 2019

Job Description

Maintenance Mechanic ==================== ##### Department of the Army U.S. Army, Pacific ##### 25th Infantry Division and US Army Hawaii, TSS Division, Range Branch Overview -------- - ##### Open & closing dates 05/22/2019 to 05/31/2019 - ##### Service Competitive - ##### Pay scale & grade WG 10 - ##### Salary $30.91 to $36.08 per hour - ##### Appointment type Permanent - ##### Work schedule Full-Time Location -------- 1 vacancy in the following location: - Schofield Barracks, HI ##### Relocation expenses reimbursed No ##### Telework eligible No - Duties ------ ### Summary **About the Position:** Oahu is the 3rd largest island in the Hawaiian chain. The island is very geographically diverse with mountains, rainforests, volcanic craters, tropics, beaches and much more. It is highly recommended that research be done about the cost of living in Hawaii prior to applying. For information about Hawaii, the island of Oahu, visit: Learn more about this agency ### Responsibilities - Responsible for performing welding, electronics, carpentry, painting and equipment operation duties. - Maintain, repair, modify and overhaul a variety of Army issue and commercial targetry training devices. - Troubleshoot and repair electronic targets, tower control operating computers and electronic equipment related to range maintenance. - Utilize electric and wire feed, acetylene and/or inert gas shielded welding processes to weld various types of medal. - Fabricate a variety of range related equipment. - Paint and/or stencil various structures and items used on ranges. - Operate motor vehicle, engineering equipment and grounds maintenance equipment. ### Travel Required Not required ##### Supervisory status No ##### Promotion Potential None - #### Job family (Series) 4749 Maintenance Mechanic - Requirements ------------ ### Conditions of Employment - Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation. - This position requires the completion of a pre-employment Physical Examination and an annual examination thereafter to ensure the continued, required level of physical health and ability or fitness to perform the duties of the position. - The duties of this position require the incumbent to possess or obtain and maintain a valid state Driver's License in one of the 50 U.S. states or possessions to operate vehicles. - This position requires shift work to include nights, weekends and holidays. ### Qualifications **Who May Apply:** Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. - Current Department of Army Civilian Employees - Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan - Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible - Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Maintenance Mechanic without more than normal supervision. Maintaining and repairing a variety of commercial targetry training devices such as very high frequency transmitters and receivers, remote cameras, target interface unit, battery and solar charging systems, public address sound equipment, intercom equipment, and other related electronic equipment of similar complexity; performing maintenance inspections and necessary repairs, improvements and modifications to range electronic targets and equipment; utilizing used jigs and fixtures to clamp pieces together to assemble and setup the parts to be welded; and operating motor vehicles and heavy engineering equipment such as crawler and wheel type equipment with bull and/or angle. - Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. - Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision - Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading) - Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment - Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc. - Knowledge of Materials - Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic) - Use of Measuring Instruments PHYSICAL EFFORT: The employee is regularly required to lift and carry target mechanisms weighing up to 95 pounds. The work also requires frequent bending, stooping, and working in cramped or awkward positions. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in and out of doors in all types of weather conditions. There is frequent requirements for standing on concrete floors and working on remote ranges and rough terrain. There is frequent exposure to the possibility of cuts, abrasions, burns, and electrical shocks. While operating a motor vehicle, there is danger of accidents and severe injury. Work will be in the shop, small arms impact areas or potential UXO areas. Duties involve working with or in close proximity to explosive or incendiary material in an environment where there is close proximity to unexploded ordnance. The work involves frequent exposure to foul weather conditions. ### Education ### Additional information - Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. - You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. - Two year trial/probationary period may be required. - Direct deposit of pay is required. - This is a Career Program (CP) 17 - Material Maintenance Management position. - Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. - If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. - Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. - If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. - Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. - Defense National Relocation Program (DNRP) is not authorized. - The duties of this position meet the criteria for compliance with Federal and Department of the Army Drug Free Workplace Programs. Detection of the presence of drugs is warranted. This position is subject to a pre-employment screening, and random testing thereafter, to include testing based on reasonable suspicion and testing due to direct involvement with an on-duty accident. ### How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. ### Background checks and security clearance ##### Security clearance Not Required ##### Drug test required Yes - Required Documents ------------------ The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Applicant Merit Checklist and Proof of Eligibility. As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. **If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further. 1. Your resume:** - Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement. - If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy. - For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position. - For additional information see: What to include in your resume. 2. Other **supporting documents:** - Cover Letter, optional - Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable - **Proof of Eligibility to Apply:** Your application must include the documents which **prove you are eligible to apply** for the vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the **Who May Apply** section above to receive further consideration. NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility. #### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating. - Benefits -------- A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. - How to Apply ------------ To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the **Required Documents** section above. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 05/31/2019 to receive consideration. - To begin, click **Apply** to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application ( - Follow the prompts to **select your résumé and/or other supporting documents** to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. - After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and **click to continue with the application process**. - You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application. **You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.** - It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. - Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center. To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (, all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: ### Agency contact information ### Army Applicant Help Desk ##### Phone (000)000-0000 ##### Email USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL ##### Address EW-APF-W6C6AA US ARMY SPT ELE HAWAII DO NOT MAIL Fort Shafter, HI 96858 US Learn more about this agency ### Next steps If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration. - Fair & Transparent ------------------ The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance. ### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. - Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants ### Reasonable Accommodation Policy Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: - An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job. - An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace. - An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events. You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency. #### Legal and regulatory guidance - Financial suitability - Social security number request - Privacy Act - Signature and false statements - Selective Service - New employee probationary period This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.