U.S. Army Medical Command Telecommunications Mechanic Leader in Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii

Job Overview

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.

*About the Position: *This position is located in the Information Management Division, Telecommunications Section, Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii.

Tripler Army Medical Command is a tobacco-free workplace. Tobacco products include, but are not limited to, smoking, smokeless tobacco, and electronic nicotine delivery devices.

Federal employees in Hawaii are currently entitled to receive a 12.05% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) in addition to the base salary. This is subject to change.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


You will serve as a work leader responsible for passing instructions received, provide objectives and assigning tasks to 4-7 individual members of the team. Demonstrate proper work methods and ensure that safety and housekeeping procedures are followed. Ensure that plans, blueprints, materials, and tools are available and that needed stock is procured. Perform installation, adds, moves, changes and modifications to the cable infrastructure and testing of communications circuits in support of local/long haul communications (voice, data, and video).

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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.

Screen out Element: Applicants must show in their resume that they have the ability to do the work of a Telecommunication Mechanic Leader by completing common tasks without more than normal supervision. Resumes will be reviewed for experience installing and terminating copper core and/or fiber optic house cables. Running cables, key cables, or house wire to all telephone sets, terminal connectors, lugs, pins, or screws, associated with key telephone equipment and/or terminating equipment for nonvoice circuits. Installing and repairing communication equipment such as call stackers, multiple-button sets, extension ringers, coaxial cables, various type connectors; using standard hand tools and a variety of test equipment such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, current flow and continuity testers, and handsets to locate and diagnose analog and digital telephone set failures. Failure to meet the screen out element will result in an ineligible rating.

In addition to the experience identified, you will be evaluated against the following:

  • Knowledge of electrical equipment
  • Theory and instruments (Electrical Electronic) used in shop and trade practices
  • Technical practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
  • Ability to use electrical drawings
  • Ability to use and maintain hand tools (Electrical Work)
  • Troubleshooting

PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work requires frequent bending, stooping, crawling, pulling cables and wires using various hand tools, climbing ladders, working in high places and working overhead or in stretched, cramped, or awkward positions. Must use manual or portable power tools weighing up to 20 pounds unassisted for extended periods in uncomfortable positions. Occasionally lifts tools/equipment weighing up to 50 pounds with assistance.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is generally performed indoors, often in dusty, dirty, or cluttered office areas. Incumbent is subject to electrical shock and minor cuts, bruises, and contusions from handling cable and equipment and using power and hand tools.

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.

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.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • This position requires the incumbent to be able to obtain and maintain a background investigation.
  • This position requires a pre-employment physical exam.
  • This position requires the incumbent to work overtime and shift work on short notice to include nights, holidays, and weekends in support of related mission requirements.
Security Clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Additional Information

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.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitantinformation sheet.
  • You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Procedures information sheet.
  • This is a Career Program Position (CP) 34.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472374300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Salary Range: $32.53 to $37.95 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: WL-2502-10/10

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 472374300

Job Announcement Number: WTEW170224641975304D