U.S. Army Reserve Command Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer in Fort Hood, Texas

U.S. Army Reserve Command
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Fort Hood, TX
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Thursday 10/13/2016 (14 day(s) ago)

** Closes Thursday 10/27/2016 (0 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

This is a military technician position with the US Army Reserves. Becoming a Military Technician allows you to experience the best of two worlds by taking advantage of the opportunity to become a Citizen Soldier in the US Army Reserve Military Technician Program. This enables you to receive full Civil Service benefits and full Military Reserve benefits. Military Technicians are a vital link between the US Army Reserve and civil service and are one of the most important keys to combat readiness.

About the Position:

this position is with the 63rd Regional Support Command, Equipment Concentration Site 64, located at Fort Hood, Texas.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


The duties of this position include:

  • Perform repairs on various types of equipment.
  • Replace components when needed.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on vehicles.
  • Complete body work.
  • Inspect and troubleshoot equipment.
Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • The business travel requirement is 10%
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Relocation costs may be paid if the selecting official determines the relocation is in the best interests of the government
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • This position is subject to Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements.
  • This position requires a Personnel Security Investigation.
  • This position requires a Class A CDL within 180 days of employment.
  • This position requires a medical examination prior to employment.

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.

In order to qualify, you must meet the screen-out element described below.

Screen Out Element: You must be able to do the work of a Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer, WG-5803-08, without more than normal supervision. In order to meet the screen out element, you should document your ability to do the following: Perform major and minor repairs to heavy mobile equipment, replace components, inspect and troubleshoot equipment and perform preventive maintenance.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas:

  • Knowledge of replacing a variety of worn parts.
  • Skill in completing work orders.
  • Ability to analyze test results.
  • Knowledge of performing tune-ups.

*Physical Effort: *Work requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, stretching, climbing, and crouching. Works on top of, under, or in tight compartments of equipment in cramped and awkward positions. Frequently lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds and often exerts similar effort in pushing, pulling, and positioning part assemblies and equipment. Occasionally lifts heavier items with positioning part assemblies and equipment. Occasionally lifts heavier items with positioning part assemblies and equipoment. Occasionally lifts heavier items with positioning part assemblies and equipment. Occasionally lifts heavier items with positioning part assemblies and equipment. Occasionally lifts heavier items with the assistance of other workers or with lifting devices such as jacks, hoists, and cranes. Work is sometimes performed from ladders or work platforms at varying heights.

*Working Conditions: *Work is performed inside and occasionally outside. The incumbent must frequently stand on hard surfaces for long periods of time. The incumbent is exposed to drafts, dirt, grease, oils and vehicle exhaust fumes. Incumbent is exposed to some inclement weather such as wind and rain. Subject to burns, cuts, scrapes, bruises, and strains.

Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

  • 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.
  • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.

If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.

Other Information
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Procedures information sheet.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable prevailing rate.
  • This is a Career Program Position (CP17).

It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience will be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

Salary Range: $18.16 to $21.18 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: WG-5803-08/08

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: See the Who May Apply Section

Control Number: 453166300

Job Announcement Number: NCDE164152231823563DR