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Air National Guard Units HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (127 WG) in Selfridge ANG Base, Michigan


THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (127 WG), Position Description Number T5799510 and is part of the MI 127 Wing, National Guard.


This position is located in the Vehicle Maintenance Section of the Transportation Branch. The purpose of this position is to maintain, repair and modify heavy duty vehicles and mobile equipment, including, but not limited to, materiel handling, fire fighting and base maintenance and refueling systems. 1. Performs major repairs and maintenance on heavy mobile equipment and special purpose vehicles such as: fuel dispensing trucks, crash/structural fire equipment and pump trucks, large runway snow removal vehicles, sweepers, bulldozers, mobile cranes, road graders, heavy construction and earth moving vehicles, backhoes, power shovels, front end loaders and pans and trenchers. 2. Diagnoses the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory checks, test equipment such as engine analyzers,compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters and pressure gauges in order to determine the exact nature or extent of repairs or adjustments necessary to complete work. 3. Performs body repair and corrosion control, refinishes and repaints surfaces as required. 4. Assists in review and updating maintenance technical orders, shop operating instructons, commercial publications, MAJCOM and local publications, as well as other pertinent directives. 5. Participates as OJT Instructor in the vehicle maintenance area. 6. Performs other duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment


Verbiage displayed on your resume or application must contain your own words. You may refer to position descriptions, i.e. the general and specialized experience located within the vacancy announcement, to assist with describing work experiences; however, resumes or applications received in verbatim will not be considered. In your resume you will need to address the general and specialized experience listed below. Please use as much detail as needed, giving dates (months and years) of the experience, position title and how the experience was gained. This information is needed to determine if you are qualified for the position. Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision

Ability To Inspect

Ability To Instruct

Ability To Provide Production Support Service

Ability To Lead Or Supervise

Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.

Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)

Use of Measuring Instruments

Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (Includes blueprint reading)

Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment

Trouble shooting


No substitution of education allowed for this position.

Additional Information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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 (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx). 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. Veteran's Preference: Veteran's preference must be validated by formal submissions of necessary supporting documentation. You must provide acceptable documentation of your preference or appointment eligibility. Failure to submit all supporting documentation WILL result in the loss of veteran's preference, and could possibly impact your placement on the certificate sent to the selecting official. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" AND required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference of any kind. An SF-50 is NOT sufficient to adjudicate preference. For more information on Veteran's Preference, please visit: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx