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Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC (SMALL SHOP CHIEF)(TITLE 32), Position Description Number D1351000 and is part of the IL 126, National Guard. Responsibilities As a POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC (SMALL SHOP CHIEF)(TITLE 32), WG-5378-11, you will serve as shop chief over a small organizational segment in a maintenance function with responsibility for the overall shop operation. One or more employees who perform work in the Powered Support Systems Mechanic, WG-5378-10, occupation are assigned to the shop. This is NOT an all-inclusive list: Prepare for and participate in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and command support exercises. Estimate time, equipment and material requirements. Perform a full range of shop work. Ensure that shop workers wear appropriate safety equipment and follow pertinent safety precautions. Determine approaches, methods and courses of action required to accomplish the mission of the shop in an effective and efficient manner. Determines appropriate maintenance procedures. Skill in surveillance and troubleshooting techniques. Provide general instructions, time frames, policies, and priorities. Provide technical guidance and assistance on unusual or controversial problems. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Limited to on-board ILNG technicians only. Military Grades: Enlisted Only - Not to exceed the rank of MSgt GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess experience or training which demonstrates the knowledge of mechanical maintenance work; ability to read and use technical manuals, illustrations, diagrams and schematics, and skill in the use of equipment and hand tools used in troubleshooting, testing and repairing equipment. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: WG-11 Level: Must possess at least 18 months of specialized experience or training removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing parts, components, and accessories; experience which provided working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to powered support equipment and systems; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments: experience which provided working knowledge 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. 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. Education 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. 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. If you are needing some extra information regarding Federal Resumes, you should consider the additional resources provided on IL HRO Staffing's Page: