Aircraft Mechanic

Employer
Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
Location
Andrews AFB, MD
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Air National Guard Units (Title 32) 1 vacancy in the following location: * Andrews AFB, MD Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent Opened Thursday 3/2/2017 (16 day(s) ago) ** Closes Friday 3/31/2017 (13 day(s) away) ## Job Overview Summary The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community! **District of Columbia Air National Guard** **213th Maintenance Squadron** **Joint Base Andrews, Maryland** **Aircraft Mechanic** **WG-8852-10** **Area of Consideration** **Group III** Individuals who possess the necessary qualifications for military membership in the District of Columbia Air National Guard. **Permanent Change of Station (PCS):** PCS not authorized **Relocation Incentive:** Incentive not authorized **Selected Reserve Incentive Program:** Acceptance of this position will cause termination of Federal bonuses pursuant to respective Selected Reserve Incentive Programs (SRIP). This termination may be with or without recoupment of payments already made. **NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:** This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military rank and assignment in the **District of Columbia Air National Guard**. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. Duties **Brief Description of Duties:** Performs inspections, functional checks, and preventive maintenance on aircraft to include periodic, phase, hourly, preflight, postflight, calendar, thru-flight, and special inspections such as fuel contamination, emergency equipment, and oil sampling. Inspects and performs functional checks such as landing gear retraction and operation checks on hydraulic, electrical, pressurization, lubrication, de-icing, vacuum, induction, and exhaust systems. Installs equipment such as external tanks, tow reels, hoists, and pylons. Troubleshoots and performs unscheduled maintenance on assigned and transient aircraft, utilizing various gauges, meters, measuring devices and other related test equipment. Performs major adjustments and alignments of aircraft systems or components and assists specialists as required. Removes and replaces aircraft components such as control surfaces, engines, constant speed drive, engine mounted gear boxes, wing fuel tanks or cells, landing gear mechanisms, wheels, brakes and tires. Services oil, fluid, fuel, hydraulic, and oxygen systems. Adjusts and maintains installed equipment such as tow targets, hydraulic reels, and drive assemblies. Removes and replaces working or inoperative parts and elements. Tows, taxies, parks, and moors assigned and transient aircraft. Meets and debriefs the aircrew on the status of the aircraft. Launches and recovers assigned and transient aircraft to include those on alert status. Performs end-of-runway inspections prior to take-off. Inspects for conditions such as oil, fuel and hydraulic leaks; damaged tires; and loose panels which would make the aircraft unsafe for flight. Performs operator maintenance on aircraft installed auxiliary power units. Instructs, directs, and assigns maintenance repair tasks to drill status guard members. Travel Required * Not Required Relocation Authorized * No ## Job Requirements Key Requirements * Must be a US Citizen * Must participate in direct deposit/electronic funds transfer Qualifications **MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:** Experience or training that has provided you with the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories, and components, and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications. Must be skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipment. **SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:** Must possess at least **Eighteen (18) months**' of specialized experience installing, adjusting, aligning, troubleshooting and functionally testing the various major and minor mechanical and pneudraulic systems on an aircraft during overhaul or modification. Experience coordinating the work of other mechanics, and scheduling maintenance to ensure completion of critical actions and optimum workflow. **MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:** Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military assignment within **One (1) year** of the effective date of placement. MAXIMUM MILITARY RANK**:**E-4/SrA MAXIMUM Military Rank**:** E-6/TSgt **Compatible Military Assignments : **2A571 **Other requirements:**For positions requiring a security clearance the applicant must be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment. For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed. Security Clearance Secret ## Additional Information What To Expect Next Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and/or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted. You will receive notifications by email or mail if no email is provided. Please allow **2 to 4 weeks** after the closing of the announcement for notifications. Thank you for your interest in the District of Columbia National Guard. BENEFITS The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees. **Main site for new federal employees** - **Flexible Spending Accounts** - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp **Health Insurance** - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: **Leave** - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: **Life Insurance** - The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: **Long Term Care Insurance** - The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: **Retirement Program** - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: Other Information *Salary Range:* $32.79 to $38.96 / Per Hour *Series & Grade:* WG-8852-10/10 *Supervisory Status:* No *Who May Apply:* Individuals who can join the DC Air National Guard *Control Number:* 465048300 *Job Announcement Number:* DC17-013