Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic

U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command | Tobyhanna, PA

Posted Date 2/14/2020
Description About the Position: Position may be filled as a temporary promotion or temporary reassignment NTE 1 year by a current permanent Army employee. Temporary promotions or reassignments may be extended up to a maximum of five years, and may be made permanent without further competition.Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible


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.

There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.

To meet the basic eligibility, you must receive at least two points on the screen-out element indicated below and must have an average of two points on all the job elements listed below. Your application will be further evaluated to determine if you meet the best qualified cut-off for referral to the selecting official.

Screen-Out Element (Minimum Qualifications): Ability to do the work of an Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic without more than normal supervision. I have the ability to perform the most common tasks including the overhaul, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and rebuild of one or more complex multiple integrated systems consisting of several complete electronic integrated systems. I am skilled in developing modifications and testing and repairing procedures and utilizing various types of test equipment such as dual trace oscilloscopes, error digital counters, and spectrum analyzers. I perform total system alignments and conduct final calibrations to determine successful repairs. I work under normal supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed. - Failure to demonstrate your ability to meet this Screen-Out Element in your resume will result in an ineligible rating.

  • Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)
  • Ability To Use Hand and Power Tools - Electronics
  • Ingenuity (Ability To Suggest and Apply New Methods)
  • Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.
  • Theory of Electronics
  • Trouble shooting (Electronic Equipment)
  • Use of Test Equipment: Electronics


PHYSICAL EFFORT: Light to moderate physical exertion is required in lifting and carrying items weighing from 10 to 40 pounds. Occasionally heavier items are lifted with the assistance of coworkers or lifting equipment. The incumbent is required to stoop, bend, and stand for extended periods of time on concrete or composition floors. On some assignments, subject position is required to climb 20 to 50 foot towers.

WORKING CONDITIONS: The work is often performed inside in well lighted, heated and ventilated areas. Work is also performed outside in inclement weather. The incumbent is subject to injuries such as cuts and bruises, as well as burns caused by electrical shock, RF energy and soldering irons.

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