Fabric Worker Title Job in DRAPER, UT

Vacancy No. UT-21-281-AR-11266654 Department Army National Guard Units
Salary $18.35 to $28.73 Grade 5 to 9
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/18/2021 Close Date 10/17/2022
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Accepting applications
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 10/18/2021 to 10/17/2022

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    WG 5 - 9

  • Salary

    $18.35 to $28.73 per hour

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Draper, UT 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible


This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

This is a Title 32 excepted position. This vacancy is OPEN to the public, to those in the UTNG or willing to join. *This job announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies for additional positions vacated during the job bid process. * IAW UTNGR 690-12 dated 19 APR 2018 and LIUNA-UTARNG CBA dated 11 NOV 2018, Priority will be given to all current, onboard employees of the UTNG.

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  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    This National Guard position is for a FABRIC WORKER (title 32), Position Description Number D1210000and is part of the Combined Support Maintenance Shop located in Draper, with the Utah Army National Guard.

    This vacancy is OPEN to the public, to those in the UTNG or willing to join.

    The selecting supervisor for this vacancy is CW2 Richard Arnold.

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    Major Duties: This is not an all-inclusive list

    As a FABRIC WORKER (title 32), WG-3105-5/7/9, you will:

    *Fabricates canvas covers, tarpaulins, and other canvas and leather items that are difficult to plan, lay out, construct, and fit because of figure irregularities, uncommon shapes and sizes, unusual designs, or intricately constructed parts.
    *Measures area, objects, or machinery that canvas is to be installed on.
    *Sketches pattern of item to be fabricated on heavy paper or cloth, laying out work, as necessary, circles, angles, curves and irregular shapes.
    *Sews/bonds parts of canvas, leather, and synthetic materials together.
    *Replaces hardware on canvas and webbing.
    *Repairs worn or damaged leather equipment and attachments.
    *Attaches tack buttons by clinching tack and buttons to material with hammer and wood block or by fastening with tack-button machine.
    *Prepares and circular-stitches iron rings.
    *Inserts brass grommets using die set, lead block, hollow steel cutter and punch, fastener anvil, riveting hammer, and wood mallet.
    *Inserts eyelets, attaches tabular or belt rivets to canvas and webbing items, installs tent slips, and attaches other types of hardware to canvas equipage and tentage slips by clasps.
    *Cuts out and attaches various types of billets to canvas equipment.
    *Fabricates stitched grip and rope reinforced strap handles.
    *Hand sews leather-using saddler's stitch or running stitch; using tools such as stitch maker, awl, fid, and needles.
    *Repairs or replaces upholstery on tactical, commercial, and combat vehicles and equipment.
    *Repairs or replaces defective seat parts such as frames, springs, and padding.
    *Measures, cuts, sews, and/or bonds new covering using tools of the trade.
    *Installs and secures interior trim such as doors and cowl panels, armrests, metal trim, and door and window handles.
    *Cuts out and installs new floor mats, carpeting, and weather stripping.
    *Cleans, maintains, and makes necessary adjustments to tools and power sewing machines used.
    *Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    3105 Fabric Working

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment


    Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

    Military Rank: Enlisted

    Compatible Military Assignments: ENL: CMF 12, 91, 92. MOS: 92S

    For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license.

    Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

    Medical screening will be completed upon selection for hire.

    Soldiers who accept a technician position may be terminated from the Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP).

    Indefinite positions may be converted to permanent status without further competition.

    National Guard Membership is required.

    Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

    May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

    Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.

    This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.

    Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.

    May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.

    The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.

    Must possess a valid Driver's License

    *Your resume must reflect in detail how the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer meets the below listed general and specialized experience required for the position.

    **Must include beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total hours worked per week in order to determine part time vs. full time credit.

    GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training which demonstrates the ability to take measurements, make patterns and layouts, mark, cut, fit and sew or cement parts together, using hand or power tools and equipment and knowledge of fabrics and constructions methods.


    WG-05 - 6 months of experience or training which demonstrates an applicant's ability to learn procedures used to repair, modify, alter or make fabric equipment, clothing or other articles. Experience which required the use of common hand tools such as screw drivers, pliers, awls, scissors and shears, to perform simple tasks. Experience in selecting materials and using simple arithmetic to figure yardage of fabric needed. Experience in following written instructions.

    WG-07 - 12 months of specialized experience or training which demonstrates the ability to read and interpret designs and blueprints and the skills to sketch patterns. Experience which demonstrates the skills in making and cutting out simple patterns; sewing patterns together, punching holes and attaching hardware to various types of fabric. Experience applying mathematical principles such as those used in the calculation and measurement of fabric. Experience inspecting items and determining the amount and type of fabric needed for the repair. Experience operating, repairing, and maintaining sewing machines, punch presses and other related equipment. Experience using a variety of hand and power tools and measuring devices such as flexible measuring tapes, straight and curved rules, protractors, compasses, dividers, squares, patterns and templates.

    WG-09 - 18 months of specialized experience or training reading and interpreting designs and blueprints, technical manuals, and prints, and drawing individual patterns, making alterations or adjustments to difficult patterns. Experience computing dimensions, lay out circles, angles, curves and irregular shapes. Experience planning, laying out, altering and constructing different, new or one-of-a-kind items. Experience applying mathematical principles such those used in the calculation and measurement of fabric. Experience operating, repairing, and maintaining sewing machines, punch presses and other related equipment. Experience using a variety of hand and power tools and measuring devices such as flexible measuring tapes, straight and curved rules, protractors, compasses, dividers, squares, patterns and templates.

    Not applicable for this position.

    Additional information

    If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).

    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.

    MILITARY MEMBERS WITH BONUSES: Upon acceptance of a military technician position military members who are currently receiving a military Reenlistment/Extension Bonus (REB) or GI Bill-SR Kicker may lose incentive eligibility and may be subject to termination or suspension of incentive (includes indefinite and temporary technicians on assignment for more than 180 days in any continuous 12-month period). Are advised to meet with education specialist to review contract.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Category Rating: Your application will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Once the application process is complete, a review of your qualifications will be conducted to determine if you are qualified for this job. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The quality categories are:

    1. Highly Qualified: Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for this position.
    2. Well Qualified: Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for this position.
    3. Qualified: Candidates in this category meet the minimum education and/or experience requirements for this position.

    If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required


  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Resume: resume must show relevant experience, where you worked, job title, detailed duties and accomplishments written in your own words, employer's name and address, supervisor's name and phone number, starting and ending dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.), hours per week. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your position title, pay plan, series and grade. Your detailed experience should be listed under each job title with starting and ending dates. Resume must show applicants name and contact information.

    2. Other supporting documents:

    • Applicable documents required for qualification, education, or certification as stated above.
    • Must provide transcripts for education requirements if applicable.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.


    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

    A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

    To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

    Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

    After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

    You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

    Agency contact information Ashleigh Dalton Ashleigh Dalton

    12953 S Minuteman Dr
    Draper, UT 84020
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    Next steps

    Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

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You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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