Skip to Main Content
← Back to Jobs

Equipment Specialist (APS)

U.S. Army Medical Command Frederick, MD
  • Posted: April 18, 2019
  • Full-Time

  • Duties
Help
Duties
Summary
About The Position
This position is part of the United States Army Medical Materiel Agency (USAMMA) and is located on Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland. Frederick is west of Baltimore, north and west of Washington, DC, and south of Pennsylvania; it is also near Virginia and West Virginia. The surrounding area offers a variety of historical sites, semi-professional and professional sports teams, restaurants and shops, museums, and outdoor recreational activities.
Learn more about this agency
Responsibilities
  • Plans and coordinates work to be accomplished by medical maintenance support teams
  • Identifies personnel maintenance skills and degrees of training against requirements for mission requirements
  • Identifies medical supply problems that reduce maintenance effectiveness and evaluates maintenance resources
  • Orders repair parts, spare parts, and accessories in order to maintain stock needed to perform repair functions
  • Compiles information related to ability to accomplishment of work assignments, budget estimates, changes in production techniques and standards or facility changes
  • Coordinates resources to accomplish key objects and assigns accountability for achieving the objectives
  • Identifies maintenance shortfalls, evaluates the need for and develops sustainment training or on- the-job training
  • Reviews APS Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TDME) calibration schedules and coordinates maintenance with site managers and maintenance personnel
  • Reviews work schedules, determines manpower, and equipment and materiel requirements
  • Advises and assists maintenance personnel in the use of tools and test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment needed for repairs
  • Coordinates the availability of Soldier Biomedical Equipment Specialists to augment medical maintenance team activities
  • Participates in quality assurance activities to maintain the efficiency and effectiveness of the medical maintenance operations and mission.
Travel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Supervisory status
No
Promotion Potential
11
  • #### Job family (Series)
1670 Equipment Services
  • Requirements
Help
Requirements
Conditions of Employment
  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • This position is designated as Emergency Essential
  • This position requires TDY Travel at 30%
  • This position requires a Tier One - No Access Security Clearance
Qualifications
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
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
  • Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
  • Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
  • Reinstatement
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the education or 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: One year of specialized experience which includes
(1) Experience maintaining medical equipment to applicable standards with all appropriate components and accessories;
(2) Experience using automated computer programs for medical equipment maintenance information;
(3) Experience managing and coordinating maintenance support Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE), and
(4) Experience identifying repair parts to service and repair medical equipment.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).
OR
Education: Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M. in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.
OR
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Technical Competence
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent GS-09.
Education
FOREIGN EDUCATION:If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
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.
  • 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) - 17 - Materiel Maintenance Management position
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • 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.
Read more
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
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

U.S. Army Medical Command

Address

Frederick, MD
21702 USA

What email should the hiring manager reach you at?

By clicking the button above, I agree to the ZipRecruiter Terms of Use and acknowledge I have read the Privacy Policy, and agree to receive email job alerts.

What email should we contact you at once we get salary info from the hiring manager?

By clicking the button above, I agree to the ZipRecruiter Terms of Use and acknowledge I have read the Privacy Policy, and agree to receive email job alerts.

Our qualification feature is only available to registered members - what email address would you like for us to keep on file?

By clicking the button above, I agree to the ZipRecruiter Terms of Use and acknowledge I have read the Privacy Policy, and agree to receive email job alerts.