Army National Guard Units

Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D1194000 and is part of the NC G4, National Guard (G4-FMS #15 / MD 5225-023). Responsibilities As a SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC, WG-5801-10, you will troubleshoot, perform maintenance and major repairs on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical, automotive vehicles; troubleshoot, repairs/ overhauls major systems to include internal combustion engines, turbine engines, automatic, heavy duty drive line systems, hydraulic utility systems, controls; perform work in accordance with modification work orders, technical manuals, lubrication orders, maintenance bulletins, regulations or management policies; troubleshoot equipment; diagnose cause of mechanical failures by means of visual/auditory checks and/or use test equipment such as engine analyzers, compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, pressure gauges, computer diagnostic tools; remove/disassemble engines/major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, fuel, hydraulic, oil pressure systems; make adjustments/ repairs to electrical/suspension systems; perform repairs, maintenance functions in remote locations by removing, cleaning, reinstalling, replacing defective parts of components and systems such as injectors, leaking wheel cylinders, corroded mufflers, fuel tanks, brake cylinders, worn brake shoes; provide technical guidance, specialized team leadership to lower grade employees within the team; assist lower grade mechanics in performing major repair work; assist higher graded mechanics in repairing interconnected systems such as electrical, air/hydraulic systems, complex state of the art electrical and electronic systems that use specialized diagnostic equipment to identify problems, complex fuel injection systems; similar complex systems; perform operational inspections ensures vehicles/equipment are properly serviced, including brake adjustments, replacing hydraulic fluids, greasing, cleaning, and performs other preventive maintenance operations as required; inspect in-process repair work of lower graded repairer to ensure equipment is being repaired in accordance with requirements; maintain/repair electronics communication equipment by removing/ replacing components/elements; assist in the maintenance of production reports and records, make recommendations to supervisor as to adjustments necessary to effectively, efficiently and economically accomplish the work and maximize production. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Military Grades: Enlisted (E1 to E7) Minimum Requirements: Experience or training which demonstrates knowledge of equipment to be able to do routine jobs, simple preventative maintenance tasks, and is able to use common tools and equipment in the line of work. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: (18 months) Experience or training diagnosing, repairing, overhauling, and modifying more complex vehicles, equipment, and more complicated systems. Experience which has provided a thorough knowledge of diagnostic equipment. Experience applying independent judgment in determining methods and techniques required to solve unusually complex maintenance and repair problems. Experienced in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on vehicles, equipment and systems. Education 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 ( 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.