Aircraft Mechanic

Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
Andrews AFB, MD
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
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 Friday 3/31/2017 (7 day(s) ago) ** Closes Monday 5/1/2017 (24 day(s) away) ## Job Overview Summary About the Agency **District of Columbia National Guard** **Vision** The elite military command committed to excellence, and ready to support the District of Columbia and the nation. **Mission** The District of Columbia National Guard is the first military responder in the nation's capital to support and defend the District of Columbia, its citizens and the nation by maintaining ready, trained and equipped military forces. **District of Columbia Air National Guard** **113th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron** **Joint Base Andrews, Maryland** **Aircraft Mechanic** **WG-8852-10/12** **Area of Consideration** **Group III** Individuals who possess the necessary qualifications for military membership in the District of Columbia Air National Guard. INDEFINITE-MAY LEAD TO PERMANENT **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:**Directs, monitors or performs overall maintenance, servicing, inspections and documentation for one or more aircraft. Expedites aircraft operations to include concurrent servicing, hot pit refueling and/or combat turns or integrated combat turns. Reviews, trains and prepares to perform battle damage assessment/repair. Performs preflight, postflight, thru flight, periodic, isochronal, phase, hourly and special inspections, as well as servicing, defueling, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. Serves as the technical authority to advise on, inspect and approve all airframe, mechanical, electrical/environmental, avionics, engine and pneudraulic repairs on assigned aircraft. Works closely with the production control function to report current aircraft status; requests and coordinates specialist support for accomplishing maintenance exceeding sortie generation capabilities or time constraints. Controls and performs work assignments based upon priorities, workload, availability of parts, facilities, material and personnel. Launches, recovers, parks and services aircraft. Performs end of runway inspection. Installs, removes, inspects and adjusts aerial delivery systems to mission requirements. Performs or oversees maintenance such as troubleshooting, removing, repairing, replacing, rigging, aligning, cleaning, painting and corrosion control. Provides technical guidance and assistance to flight crews regarding observed discrepancies and experienced in-flight characteristics and system malfunctions. Performs in-process and final inspection of aircraft and components undergoing repair, overhaul and/or modification to verify and certify by signature adherence to work techniques, procedures and quality standards established by applicable publications. Ensures aircraft documentation and Maintenance Information Systems (MIS) accurately reflect the airworthiness of the Aircraft. Complies with safety, fire, security, environmental and housekeeping regulations. 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 **THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE REPRESENTED BY THE CONTENTS OF YOUR RESUME.** **To ensure full credit is given for the qualification requirements listed below please use the USAJobs resume builder.** **If you use your own resume please ensure that you include the beginning and ending dates (month and year) for all jobs listed in your resume.** **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:** Applicants applying to this position who exceed the maximum military grade listed on this job announcement MUST submit a statement in writing that they are willing to take an administrative reduction in grade to the advertised military grade on the job announcement for which applying. Applicants who exceed the military grade will NOT be placed into the technician position until they have been administratively reduced to the military grade on the job announcement. Please note that exceeding the maximum rank does not automatically qualify you for consideration. **MINIMUM MILITARY RANK:** E-4/SrA **MAXIMUM Military Rank:** E-7/MSgt **Compatible Military Assignments**: 2A353/2A373 The National Guard's full-time support program requires that all military technicians are members of the National Guard and are appointed to full-time positions which correspond to their military assignments. **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 reveiw 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 recieve 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: **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 $42.84 / Per Hour *Series & Grade:* WG-8852-10/12 *Supervisory Status:* No *Who May Apply:* Individuals who can join the DC Air National Guard *Control Number:* 466948800 *Job Announcement Number:* DC17-023

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