Job opening: TELECOMMUNICATIONS MECHANIC (TITLE 32)
Salary: $28 - 32 per hour
Published at: Sep 22 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a TELECOMMUNICATIONS MECHANIC (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D1588000 and is part of the IL DCSIM, National Guard.
As a TELECOMMUNICATIONS MECHANIC (TITLE 32), WG-2502-10, you will repair, maintain and install telecommunications equipment and lines.
Major Duties - This is NOT an all-inclusive list:
Install complicated equipment such as key and single line telephone systems (to include features such as visual and audio signaling, intercommunications, hold, exclusion), private branch automatic exchanges (PBAX), special tape recorder equipment, executive loudspeaker and amplifier conference telephones, fire and special alarm circuits, secretarial answering turrets, and cordless switchboards.
Install and test office automation systems and remote terminal equipment to include telephone lines, interior network cables, communications boards, controllers, printers, disk drives, modems and other peripheral devices.
Install analog and digital telephone instruments and equipment such as ringers, cords, plugs, jacks, transmitters, condenser induction coils, fuses and multiple switch keys.
Prepare and submit requests for installation and/or relocation of electrical service as required.
Survey proposed installation site to determine proper system layout and check for location and type of electrical service.
Interpret work orders to determine tools, equipment, and materials required and coordinate actions with users, test board and/or repairman, and other installers.
Replace equipment using electrician's tools, installer's test sets for line test, speed test, electronic tube tester and ohmmeter.
Conduct transmission, foreign noise, cross talk and dial speed tests.
Climb poles and install drop lines.
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: The areas of consideration for this position, Title 32 Excepted Service (32 U.S. Code § 709), will be in the following manner and sequence:
The FIRST area of consideration for this position will be all excepted permanent and indefinite temporary technicians within the ILNG.
The SECOND area of consideration will be all current Federal Employees.
The THIRD area of consideration will be all Federal re-employment eligible.
The FOURTH area of consideration will be applicants willing to become T32 Dual Status Technicians and gain ILNG membership.
The FIFTH area of consideration will U.S. Citizens.
Military Grades: Officer/Warrant Officer/Enlisted - May not exceed the rank of O5 Army/Air.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess experience or training which demonstrates a basic knowledge of telephone equipment, knowledge of the principles of electricity and electronics, and ability use test equipment, wiring diagrams, schematics and other specifications.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: WG-10 Level- Must possess specialized experience which includes at least 18 months experience running wire, installing molding, insulators, connectors and terminal boxes, and other protective and support items; experience in the use of complex test equipment such as hand test sets, volt-ohmmeters, tone testers, etc.; experience in reading and understanding layout sheets, wiring diagrams, schematics, building plans, etc.
In order to be considered qualified, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in Federal service.
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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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.
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone. No substitution of education for experience is permitted for this occupational series and grade.
- Address IL DCSIM
1301 N MacArthur Blvd
Springfield, IL 62702
- Name: Jeanann Canham
- Phone: 217-761-1709
- Email: [email protected]