Army National Guard Units (Title 32) Allied Trades Worker in Fort Knox, Kentucky

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your States and your community!

KENTUCKY ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: PERMANENT- EXCEPTED - ENLISTED

SELECTING SUPERVISOR AND DUTY LOCATION:CW2 David Chandler, (502) 607-2928, MATES, Fort Knox

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:* AREA ONE - All qualified permanently employed excepted technicians of the Kentucky Army National Guard. AREA TWO- All qualified members of the Kentucky Army National Guard. Includes temporary and indefinite employees.*

THE KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. SELECTION OF THIS POSITION WILL BE MADE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, NON-DISQUALIFYING DISABILITY, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, MARITAL STATUS, MEMBERSHIP OR NON-MEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION OR ANY OTHER NON MERIT FACTOR.

INTRODUCTION: * This position is located in the Mobile And Training Equipment Site (MATES). The primary purpose of this position is to assist higher graded workers in performing work in the skilled trades' occupations in support of maintenance functions. Engages in joint operations with higher graded workers. Rotates through trades areas to gain experience.*

Duties

Performs complicated skilled trades tasks in any Allied Trades Shops. Operates various welding equipment to include wire welders, torches, stick welders, plasma cutters to perform minor welding tasks following accepted shop practices. Uses jigs and fixtures in clamping pieces together to assemble and set up the part to be welded. Straightens, knocks out dents and creases, sands and finishes damaged parts. Replaces broken or damaged windshields and windows. Paints a wide variety of vehicles. Prepares surfaces by sanding and wire brushing. Thins, stirs and mixes coating material. Applies coating materials with brushes, rollers, or spray guns. Operates various machine tools performing work involved in various simple fabrications as instructed by a higher-grade machinist who will lay out the work required and give specific instructions in the performance of the work required. (A more comprehensive detailed description of the position may be found in Position Description D1220000 on file in the employing unit or in the HR Office.)**

Supervisory Status

No

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel for training purposes
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Open to Area 1 and 2 members of the KYARNG only

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • You must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment
  • You must be assigned to a compatible military position
  • Wear of the military uniform is a requirement of this position.
  • Acceptance may terminate military bonus/incentives.
  • Must have a favorable adjudication of a T3 secret level investigation.
Qualifications

MINIMUM GRADE

:E3/PFC MAXIMUM GRADE:E7/SFC

THIS MUST BE INCLUDED SOMEWHERE ON YOUR RESUME'

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

:

Individual is not required to have this MOS/AFSC in order to apply for the position, however the selected candidate will be assigned and must become compatible in the military unit and MOS/AFSC in accordance with TPR 303

. ECMF: 12, 88, 91, 92, 94

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: COMPLETE DATES MUST BE USED FOR YOUR EXPERIENCE. EXAMPLE 2 JAN 1980 TO 3 MARCH 1981 OR JAN 1980 TO MARCH 1981. USE OF YEAR ONLY WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION. EACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE -IN THEIR OWN WORDS -THAT THEY MEET 100% OF THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW IN DETAIL; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. ALSO, MAKE SURE YOUR NAME IS ON EVERY DOCUMENT SUBMITTED, OTHERWISE IT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Experience of equipment to be able to do routine jobs, simple preventative maintenance tasks, and is able to use common tools and equipment

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE

:

Must

have at least 12 months:

Experience using various welding equipment to include wire welders, torches, stick welders, and plasma cutters. Experience repairing metal body components such as fenders, panels, hooks, truck beds. Experience painting vehicles using standard methods such as brushing, rolling, and spraying. Experience operating machine tools in order to perform fabrications.

OTHER CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS POSITION: SELECTEE WILL BE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DIRECT DEPOSIT/ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER PROGRAM.

Security Clearance

Secret

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

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 will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

BENEFITS

The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.

Retirement Information and Services for New Employees.

This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.opm.gov/retire/retirejobseekers.asp

Other Information
  1. 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.

  2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474418300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-12 to 2017-08-14

Salary: $22.92 to $26.75 / per hour

Pay scale & grade: WG 08

Series: 5801 Miscellaneous Transportation/Mobile Equipment Maintenance

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full Time

Job announcement number: KY17-138

Control number: 474418300