U.S. Army Medical Command Electronics Technician (Biomedical) in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
Summary About the Position: This is a PERMANENT position with Logistics Division, Equipment Maintenance in the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital (GLWACH) at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Developmental: This position is developmental and may be filled at the GS-10 or GS-11 level. The incumbent may be non-competitively promoted pending time-in-grade requirements and demonstrated ability to perform the next level/grade duties. The full performance level for this position is GS-11. Responsibilities Serve as a functional subject matter expert for one or more of the following systems: Radiology, Laboratory, Patient Monitoring, Pulmonary, and High-End Electronics. Evaluate, install, maintain, diagnose, repair, calibrate, and test medical electronic equipment/systems used at Army Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs). Serve as an adviser for special projects involving the installation, service and repair of highly complex medical equipment and systems. Provide advice and assistance in equipment selection, application, care, and operation; and advises prospective users on maintainability, suitability, and adaptability of equipment to the users' site. Inspect services performed on-site by commercial vendors for acceptable work performed in light of contract and original manufacturer's specifications. Perform maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs, overhaul, and surveillance testing of electronic components, medical equipment and systems, and modifications based on official guidance. Conduct preventive maintenance checks and services inspections to include visual inspections, operational checks, electrical safety inspections, calibration, and verification performance. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience GS-10: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service which includes: 1) Providing installation, service and repair of highly complex medical equipment and systems; 2) Advising and assisting in equipment application, care, and operation of medical equipment; 3) Diagnosing and troubleshooting medical equipment to determine nature and extent of repair(s) required; AND 4) Assuring operational integrity and safety of medical equipment and operating a wide variety of Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) used to support medical equipment and facilities maintenance. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09). Specialized Experience GS-11: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-10 grade level in the Federal service which includes: 1) Providing installation, service and repair of highly complex medical equipment and systems; 2) Advising and assisting in equipment application, care, and operation of medical equipment; 3) Diagnosing and troubleshooting medical equipment to determine nature and extent of repair(s) required; 4) Assuring operational integrity and safety of medical equipment and operating a wide variety of Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) used to support medical equipment and facilities maintenance; AND 5) Identifying and recommending practical solutions to include substitutes or support equipment.This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-10). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Computers and ElectronicsElectronics EngineeringOral CommunicationTechnical Competence 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. Additional Information 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. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 53 - Medical position. You may claim military spouse preference. If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. 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. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Recruitment/Relocation Incentive MAY be authorized. Fort Leonard Wood employees may have the following available to them: work out facilities, golf course, swimming pools, tennis courts, rental program (e.g. pop up campers, trailers), ample free parking, a youth center and childcare services. Fort Leonard Wood employees may also have access to the Fort Leonard Wood Lake of the Ozark Recreational Area (LORA). LORA is a great place to get away from all the worries of everyday life. Positions filled from this vacancy may have been scheduled to transfer to the Defense Health Agency (DHA) no later than 30 Sept 2021 in accordance with the provisions of Section 702 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, Public Law 114-328. The Act directed the DHA to take responsibility for the administration (i.e., authority, direction, and control) of military treatment facilities beginning 1 Oct 18. Employees will become DoD employees upon to transfer to the DHA.