U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command Electronics Mechanic in Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania
Summary About the Position: Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army. Responsibilities Perform fabrication, modification, repair and rebuilding of electronic cables, cable harnesses, connectors, and chassis wiring assemblies, mechanical assemblies, electronic and electrical cables. Repair and maintain specialized test sets and fixtures. Interpret incomplete and complex schematics and works with engineering personnel to resolve if needed. Utilize specialized automated production equipment to include cutting/stripping machines, hot stamp, and laser marking equipment and braiding machines. Troubleshoot, isolate, and repair operational malfunctions in complex electronic equipment and systems. Work with support shops in developing and fabricating mechanical/ electrical parts required in repairing, modifying, or rebuilding components and assemblies. Requirements Conditions of Employment 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 EmployeesDomestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleVeterans 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 Electronics Mechanic without more than normal supervision performing duties to include: Resolving simple problems in areas with proven work times and procedures; Identifying tooling needed for production, collecting information and recommendations concerning faulty specifications and repeated malfunctions; and be able to assist employees at the next lower level. - Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. To meet the basic eligibility, you must receive at least two points on the screen-out element indicated above and must have an average of two points on all the job elements listed below. Your application will be further evaluated to determine if you meet the best qualified cut-off for referral to the selecting official. Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)Ability To Use Hand and Power Tools - ElectronicsIngenuity (Ability To Suggest and Apply New Methods)Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.Theory of ElectronicsTrouble shooting (Electronic Equipment)Use of Test Equipment: Electronics Physical Effort: Frequently lifts and handles equipment up to about 40 pounds. Work is performed sitting at bench or standing at test sites and requires frequent standing, walking, bending, crouching, reaching, and stooping. The incumbent may be required to lift and move heavy items with the assistance of other workers or lifting equipment. Working Conditions: Normally works inside well lighted, heated, and ventilated shop. Works at on-site locations as required on temporary duty (TDY) assignments. Work outside is usually performed in good weather conditions but may be required to work in adverse conditions on priority items. Exposed to possibility of serious burns caused by electrical shock, RF energy and hot components, and to microwave radiation. Subject to cuts, bruises, and scrapes from handling tools and equipment. Required to wear safety clothing and equipment appropriate for the position. 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. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. 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. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. 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. The Department of the Army is committed to the highest ethical standards and, as an employee, you will be covered by the criminal conflict of interest statutes and the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch.