Army Tank-Automotive and Armament Command (TACOM) EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST- in Warren, Michigan
Summary This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain Competitive Service positions to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. About the Position: This position is under the supervision of the ILSC, Soldier and Chem/Bio R&S Directorate. The referral list generated by this announcement may be used to fill future vacancies in other organizations throughout the Integrated Logistics Support Center (ILSC). Responsibilities Provide technical information and reviews of maintenance plans, manuals and publications for assigned small/large caliber systems/subsystems. Prepares, reviews and responds on technical manuals, Repair Parts and Special Tools List, Technical Bulletin, Special Bulletin, Modification Work Orders, Depot Maintenance Work Request, Lubrication Order and Sets Kits and Outfits. Participates in the upgrading and testing of assigned equipment. Receives assignments to specify systems/subsystems and/or portions thereof, during early stages of the life cycle. Maintains continuous liaison with Army units and mission lead through testing to insure optimum maintainability. Provides functional training, demonstration and technical assistance in the proper operation and maintenance procedures of assigned equipment systems. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the experience and or education requirements described below. 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. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. IOR This position has an Individual Occupational Requirement that must be met in conjunction with the Group Coverage Qualification Standard. Individuals must have experience that provided knowledge of the characteristics, uses, and properties of equipment in addition to the specialized experience listed below. This experience may have been gained in trades or crafts, engineering technician, production control, inspection, or other work related to the specialization of the position to be filled. Examples of qualifying experience include: Experience working as a skilled mechanic or maintenance worker, sales or service engineer, or planner or estimator in a technical group dealing with manufacture, utilization, repair, or operation of equipment; reviewing and applying technical specifications and requirements; analyzing equipment and forecasting spare parts requirements; reading and interpreting engineering change orders, equipment requisitions, shop orders, and work orders; analyzing contract specifications and examining pertinent equipment to determine if specifications are met; OR analyzing or supervising maintenance, repair, or production operations to determine methods of improvement. To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-09 level which includes: Determining and allocating operations for assigned material to the proper echelons of maintenance; provisioning of Major/Secondary Items; maintaining provisioning master records or bills of materiel; reviewing and applying technical specifications and requirements; forecasting spare parts requirements, reading and interpreting engineering and technical changes to parts and equipment, parts requisitions; and analyzing contract specifications and examining pertinent equipment to determine if specifications are met. OR Education: Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M. [remove LL.M., if unrelated] with a major study in engineering, industrial arts, property management, or business administration. OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages. Education FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html 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. 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. This is a Career Program (CP) 17 - Material Maintenance Management position. 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. This is an Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Workforce position. Selectees must meet the position requirements for certification at Level 2 in Life Cycle Logistics within 24 months of entrance on duty. (Certification requirements may be found in the Defense Acquisition University Catalog at http://www.dau.mil/.) Due to the impact of the Coronavirus, individuals with entrance of duty dates prior to April 1, 2021 will have an additional 12 months to meet the certification requirements, up to a total of 36 months. Information on the Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Workforce may be found at https://asc.army.mil/. This position is a term position and may be extended up to a maximum of eight years. This is an Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Workforce position. Selectees must meet the position requirements for certification at Level 2 in Life Cycle Logistics within 24 months of entrance on duty. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. Position is designated non-critical sensitive as defined in DoD 5200.2-R. This requires that a personnel security investigation be adjudicated on a pre-appointment basis which may take up to 90 days or longer to process. The selectee may be allowed to start work prior to adjudication if management approved. Obtaining and maintaining a secret security clearance is a condition of employment. If the security clearance is denied or revoked, the individual may be denied or removed from the position, accordingly. Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Career Field Position.