AIRCRAFT ELECTRICIAN

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Middle River, Maryland
Posted
Aug 17, 2019
Closes
Aug 22, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

This National Guard position is for a Aircraft Electrician, WG-2892-11, Position Description Number D1549P01 and is part of the Maryland Air National Guard.

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Responsibilities

Performs functional tests, analyzes performance and troubleshoots the electronic, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical functions of the subsystems integrated into the digital brake/antiskid system, maintenance annunciation panel (MAP) system of the integrated main generator, standby generator, emergency generator, flight control power, AC/DC power distribution and sub-systems integrated into the electronic/electrical and environmental systems. Interprets analog and digital operational and output characteristics and results from the Maintenance Annunciation Panel (M.A.P.), onboard computers, aircrew debriefings and specialized test equipment. The electrical system includes the electrical power generation and distribution system, the fire detection and extinguishing system, the ice and rain protection system, the landing gear system, the interior and exterior lighting system, the oxygen generation and distribution system, and the auxiliary power system. The environmental system includes compression, distribution, pressurization, heating, cooling, temperature control, moisture/air contamination control, and liquid cooling requirements. Removes, repairs, calibrates, installs, aligns, inspects, and conducts operational performance checkouts on the components of the electronic/electrical and environmental systems. Analyzes malfunctions using schematics, logic and wiring diagrams, computer data, and factory drawings. Diagnoses circuit operating characteristics using on-board computer, special test equipment and laptop computers to isolates problems to the failing component. Removes and replaces components or assemblies down to the lowest level authorized by depot. Performs organizational and intermediate level maintenance modifications as required. Performs recurring inspections and system tests of the life support and the electronic/electrical and environmental system to certify aircraft are ready for flight. Modifies and updates electrical and environmental support equipment according to applicable technical publications. Maintains and operates various types of test equipment such as diagnostic computers, digital and analog multi-meters, voltmeters, ammeters, etc. Performs precise and advanced wiring maintenance procedures on aircraft. Utilizes computer data and specialized test equipment to interpret equipment analog/digital operational characteristics to isolate malfunctions in the appropriate sub-systems. Interprets electronic terms and symbols, and applies a variety of electronic formulas, tables and charts in order to perform fault isolation and repairs to systems and sub-systems. Provides technical guidance, advice and/or assistance to other work centers on the interrelationship of electronic/electrical and environmental systems and their respective system, to include flight controls, offensive fire control radar, weapon release, communications, hydraulic, fuel, engine and egress. Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


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.
Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Qualifications

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS :

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 Grades: MSgt/E7 and below

Compatible Military Assignments: 2A6X6

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience or training which has provided a knowledge and skill in locating and tying in the electrical systems with the aircraft armament, electronics, and instrument systems; adjusting and calibrating the components of the various electrical systems; reading and interpreting blueprints, wiring diagrams and schematics.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Experience or training installing, maintaining, repairing and modifying electrical systems and major substation components of electrical system. Experience diagnosing malfunctions and determining remedy when complex relationships exists among different electrical system circuits requiring knowledge of all electrical units and systems. Experience making electrical repairs that require the use of precision measuring equipment and common hand tools. Experience in the setup and operation of computerized multiple circuit analyzing equipment in manual, semiautomatic, or automatic mode to run existing and new (not fully debugged) diagnostic programs to test and analyze aircraft electrical circuitry and interconnecting cabling of systems such as navigational computers, radar, and related equipment and to repair discrepancies.

Education

You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements 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 .

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

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.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

-- Must have a comprehensive knowledge of the integration of electronically controlled electrical and environmental systems with the avionics systems of the applicable aircraft, and a general system knowledge of the hydraulic, fuel, Jet Fuel Starter (JFS), egress and engine control systems and requires the ability to use precision test equipment to accomplish this.
-- Must have an extensive knowledge of electrical and electronic theory, principles, formulas, advanced mathematics, fluid mechanics and dynamics. Requires the ability to apply this knowledge to the specific requirements of the integrated system on their weapon system.
-- Requires the skill to interpret complex drawings, specifications, and schematics of complete systems to recognize the function and interconnections of the various assemblies and troubleshoot the system from the schematic, following signal paths through a complex path of interconnections of components, assemblies, subassemblies, and cable harnesses.
-- Requires knowledge of electronics, a variety of precision test equipment, self-test procedures and technical data containing schematic diagrams, test procedures, and program information, to identify and isolate malfunctions.
-- Maintains the ability to diagnose and determine needed repairs for malfunctions in electrically and electronically controlled systems such as the electrical/environmental systems, and digital anti-skid system, where knowledge of the entire system is necessary to interpret error data and trace back through a number of units of the system to locate the discrepancy.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

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

1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

2. Other supporting documents:

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.

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