Carpenters Needed atMany Different AgenciesWork may entail constructing,
Electronics Mechanics Needed by Military
Defense installations are hiring.
Salaries can go as high as $45.83 for supervisor positions.
Electronics Mechanics (WG-2604) continue to be needed at Federal Agencies.
Currently there are some 51 vacancies open nationwide. Some of these are for
multiple openings. The Army, Air Force and Navy are currently
Electronics Mechanics are paid on an hourly basis. The salary for
Electronics Mechanics is between $19.93 and $43.51 per hour depending on
location and nature of work. Electronics Mechanics employed by the Federal
Government work mostly at military bases throughout the United States and
Electronics Mechanics require knowledge of the practical applications of
electronics principles, the ability to recognize improper operation, locate the
cause, and determine the best method to correct defects and the skills needed to
disassemble, re-assemble, and adjust electronic equipment.
Following is an excerpt from one typical vacancy announcement from the U.S.
“The purpose of the position is to plan, implement, deliver, and maintain
information technology systems to satisfy all customers operational needs
utilizing a vast array of computer, network, and communications solutions. The
position also works with the acquisition, operations, technical acceptance,
installation, testing, modification, and replacement of information technology
equipment, services, and systems to support base organizations' missions.”
Veterans Get Preference
Many jobs in the Federal Government, including Electronics Mechanics, are
reserved for Veterans Preference applicants. Veterans can be hired directly by
applying to the facility’s personnel office under the Veterans Readjustment
Appointment Act (VRA) or by using their eligibility as Veterans Preference
applicants. If no vets are eligible then non-vets may be hired for the position.
Jobs Available Throughout the U.S.
Electronics Mechanic jobs are open throughout the U.S. at major military
bases in many different states. Once established Electronics Mechanics have
opportunities to transfer throughout the world.
How to Apply
Many Electronics Mechanic jobs are filled by part-time and intermittent
workers. Taking these positions is often an important strategic step toward
obtaining a permanent, full-time position in the future.
Applicants for Electronics Mechanic positions stand the best chance of getting
hired, if they pursue either part-time or temporary positions. Agencies are more
likely to offer first-time applicants part-time or temporary jobs than full-time
positions. Part-time and temporary vacancies are also more frequently announced
than full-time openings. Once hired new employees should maintain good
relationships with their supervisors in an effort to secure full-time jobs in
Candidates should scan this site for current
Electronics Mechanics (WG-2604)
vacancies. In addition, candidates who live
near military bases should keep informed of job openings by checking with Agency
personnel offices or local newspapers. Vacancies sometimes remain open for only
Candidates may also visit the Agencies websites at:
Army Civilian Service
Dept of the Navy
Air Force Civilian Service