This SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC position, is located in the
Joint Forces Headquarters-State, Logistics Directorate (J-4),
Surface Maintenance Facility and is part of the CA MATES Fort
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THIS IS A T32 EXCEPTED SERVICE, PERMANENT POSITION.
The primary purpose of the SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC,
WG-5801-8/10, is to perform maintenance, repair, troubleshooting,
inspection, and/or overhaul of a variety of combat, tactical,
commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment.
May make additional selections within 90 days of eligible(s)
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this
5801 Miscellaneous Transportation/Mobile Equipment
Conditions of Employment
CALIFORNIA NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an
excepted service position that requires membership in the
California National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the
military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position
constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of
employment. If you are interested in joining the California
National Guard, please contact a California National Guard
recruiter prior to applying for this position. https://state.nationalguard.com/california
Compatible Military Assignment and Grade are required. Military
technicians must be assigned to a military position in the same
unit which they are employed or, in a unit that is supported by the
employing activity. Military technicians must hold the military
grade specified for the position.
Priority Areas(s) of Consideration:
Priority consideration is first given to the areas below.
AREA I= Current California National Guard employees who are
serving on a Permanent/Indefinite/Temporary appointment.
AREA II= Current California National Guard members.
Military Grades: E-1 through E-8
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive IS NOT authorized.
Relocation Costs IS NOT authorized based on determination that
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move is not in the Government
Must maintain appropriate level of security clearance.
Must wear appropriate military uniform including required
Must maintain a compatible military unit, grade and job
assignment as required by current directives.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Security Clearance: at a minimum a National Agency Check is
General Experience: 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.
SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC, WG-5801-08 (Trainee): Must have at
least 12 months experience using common hand and power tools and a
small variety of test and measurement devices to make mechanical
repairs; Experience removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and
installing a variety of parts, components, and accessories;
Experience which demonstrates a basic understanding of mechanical,
electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to vehicles; and skill to
replace, fit, install, and make adjustments; Experience
demonstrating an understanding of the makeup and operation of the
various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships;
Experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures'
repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics
SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC, WG-5801-10: Must have at least 18
months experience 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; Experience in testing, inspecting,
and evaluating the work performed on vehicles, equipment and
TRAINEE POSITION: Applicants not meeting full qualifications for
the WG-10 position indicated above may be considered for WG-08
trainee, if qualified. Statement-of-Difference of qualification
requirements for each are indicated. If appointed as trainee, the
selectee may be non-competitively promoted to WG-10 upon meeting
full qualifications and recommendations of supervisor.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following
- Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
- Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair,
- Trouble Shooting