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Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Nov 13, 2020

Location: CAMP BLANDING, FL, US, 32091

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Requisition No: 265063 

Agency: Military Affairs

Working Title: Maintenance Mechanic

Position Number: 62000129 

Salary:  $22,121.66 - $27,037.58 

Posting Closing Date: 11/27/2020 

Department of Military Affairs


APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. on closing date

VACANCY # 62000129




The mission of the Florida Department of Military Affairs is to provide management oversight of the Florida National Guard and provide units and personnel ready to support national security objectives; to protect the public safety of citizens and to contribute to the national, state and community programs that add value to the United States of America and to the State of Florida.




  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurance     
  • Retirement benefits   
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Tuition waiver for public college courses
  • Training opportunities
  • For benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to




  1. New employees of the Department of Military Affairs will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening.
  2. New employees of the Department of Military Affairs are required to participate in a direct deposit/electronic transfer program. 
  3. The Department of Military Affairs is paid on a monthly basis.
  4. This position is a Cooperative Agreement position.
  5. As a CANDIDATE, you are required to provide documentation (i.e. High School Diploma or Equivalency, College Transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.
  6. Must have a Valid Driver’s License.




  • A high school diploma or equivalent; AND
  • Two years of basic experience involving electrical, plumbing, heating, air-conditioning systems, or structural and architectural systems.




  • Performs inspections, installations, repairs, minor fabrication, replaces, services, rebuilds, modifies, upgrades, alters and identifies safety issues with standard, non-standard, automated and non-automated ranges to include Sound Effects Simulators (SES) and Battlefield Effects Simulator (BES) components: all finish work must meet standards from TC 25-8, DA Pam 385-63 and unit/customer requirements.
  • Performs minor carpentry, masonry and steel work (for repair of structures). This will include knowledge of materials as well as carpentry, masonry and steel work techniques to ensure proper finish and ensure industrial standards are met.
  • Operates a variety of testing equipment and the utilization of various tools, machines such as, forklifts 8K lbs and below, Telehander 10K lbs and below, Multi attachment wheel loader / tractor 2 ½ yds and below, soldering, brazing and welding equipment, masonry tools and equipment, hand and all power tools; that may be required for tasks assigned; to include utilization of all proper safety equipment with each task.
  • Remove and transport, in stall replace parts or service automated or non-automated ranges, temporary range set-ups, targetry, SES or BES components and equipment (to include steel targets and simulated walls & windows).
  • Performs Automated Tower Support operations. This includes the range startup & shutdown procedures, operation and clearing of malfunctions and range safety standards.
  • Performs general 10 level maintenance on Targetry and SES/BES range equipment and all range maintenance assigned tools and heavy equipment.
  • Performs non-automated direct range support (to include responding to range support calls to diagnose and correct PA or targetry faults by repair or replacement.
  • Ensures materials used are documented and assigned work orders are completed in a timely manner.
  • Travels to various locations as required to support range for the FL RTLP Program.




  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of the skilled building trades or mechanical repair work.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures required in maintenance and repair work.
  • Skill in using tools and equipment in maintenance and repair work.
  • Ability to perform a variety of skilled trades functions.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Ability to install, maintain and repair electric or gas motors, generators and other mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to take accurate measurements.
  • Ability to follow instructions.




The State of Florida and The Department of Military Affairs participate in the E-Verify program. Federal law requires that all employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of any person hired to work in the United States.


Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:


All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis.


If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.


The Department of Military Affairs values and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Gainsville