U.S. Army Medical Command Electronics Technician (Biomedical) in Camp Carroll, South Korea

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:The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) is the parent command of the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency (USAMMA). Our vision is to develop integrated enterprise support, providing America's premier medical team with innovative medical logistics solutions. To achieve this vision, USAMMA employs military, civilian, and contractor personnel that are assigned to the headquarters and subordinate units. The officer, enlisted, and civilian workforce provides a wide variety of medical, scientific, and technical expertise. Many of these personnel are among the most respected and knowledgeable specialists in their fields. USAMMA's world-class reputation is the direct result of the outstanding leadership, work ethic, and selfless service of its highly talented workforce. Please visit our website http://www.usamma.amedd.army.mil/

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 Civilian Employee with the Department of the Army
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) - Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employee (non-DOD)
  • Former Federal Employee, eligible for reinstatement
  • Eligible due to Interagency Career Transition Program (ICTAP)
  • Eligible under Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA)
  • Eligible for military spouse preference under Executive Order 13473
  • Priority Placement Program, Program S (Military Spouse) registrants referred through the Automated Stopper and Referral System (ASARS) for this position
  • Eligible for NAF/AAFES Interchange Agreement

As an Electronics Technician you will perform the following duties: Performs sustainment and depot level medical maintenance services of highly complex medical imaging equipment/systems Evaluates, troubleshoots, maintains, diagnoses, repairs, calibrates, and tests electronic medical equipment/systems for proper functionality Identifies, documents, and orders necessary repair parts Provides technical expert training, assistance, and guidance to lower skilled technicians Operates and interprets a wide variety of Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE)

Travel Required
  • 25% or Greater
  • Business travel may be required up to 40% of the time
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses may be authorized

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • This position is designated as Emergency Essential

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.

Experience required:

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.

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: (1) Experience working as a technician, instructor, inspector, or mechanic on a variety of complex medical equipment such as CT Scanners, Digital Radiography Systems, C-Arm, Diagnostic Ultrasound, Lasers, etc. (2) Experience using diagrams and schematics to test and maintain a variety of medical equipment, and (3) Experience applying appropriate electronic formulas in duties such as troubleshooting, modifying, designing, calibrating, installing, repairing, constructing, developing, and instructing on electronic medical equipment. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-10).

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

  1. Knowledge of electronics techniques, theories, principles, and concepts
  2. Knowledge of various electronic medical equipment capabilities, limitations, operations, and functional use
  3. Skill in repair, calibration, refurbishment, and preventive maintenance of complex imaging systems
  4. Knowledge of regulations, policies and procedures governing medical maintenance operations
  5. Ability to design, develop, evaluate, test, install, and maintain electronic medical equipment and systems

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 GS-10 level (or equivalent).

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 a Background Security Investigation.
  • A physical examination is required for this position.
  • This position is designated as Emergency Essential.
  • You must sign a mobility agreement if selected.
Security Clearance


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.
  • This is a Career Program position (CP) 17-Materiel Maintenance Management.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/471598700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Salary Range: $43,251.00 to $68,025.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0856-11/11

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

Control Number: 471598700

Job Announcement Number: NEBB171312071970860