Training Technician (Indefinite)

Langley AFB, Virginia
Oct 18, 2019
Oct 26, 2019
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a Training Technician (Indefinite), Position Description Number D1378000 and is part of the VA 192 MXO FT, National Guard.

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As a Training Technician (Title 32), GS-1702-09, you will perform the below duties:
  • Responsible for development, management and control of the Maintenance Technical Training and Career Development.
  • Responsible for Automated Training Systems and products and a multimedia library.
  • Develops training policies and procedures. Provides technical training guidance and/or assistance to branch/section chiefs and work center supervisors. Chairs and conducts meetings with management to resolve critical or controversial training issues.
  • Identifies and resolves training deficiencies from document research, subject matter experts, interviews, and work observations. Advises on critical or controversial training and training management issues which may arise, and provides solutions to these issues. Works with personnel at all levels to ensure training programs provide skill, upgrade and technical knowledge necessary to meet continuously changing mission requirements. Interviews and counsels new personnel to identify formal training deficiencies and indoctrinates them in the division training processes and programs. Reports status of maintenance training programs to the Maintenance Division Foreman.
  • Performs curriculum development functions. Researches available resources to ensure cost effective quality training. Recommends revision to training programs. Develops maintenance operating instructions (MOIs) and other training policy documents. Recommends to management procedural changes/policies that will affect numerous facets of aircraft maintenance. Obtains data for Training
  • Personnel Requirements (TPR); forecasts/budgets to identify Air Education and Training Command (AETC) or Mobile Training Team (MTT) requirements. Determines and establishes the type of training requirements for new systems and equipment based upon advance notice.
  • Maintains liaison with activities conducting, scheduling, or supporting training requirements. Coordinates scheduling of training and facilities. Ensures availability of training materials. Develops and publishes training schedules. Communicates directly with other organizations to include NGB, AETC, and gaining Major Air Commands (MAJCOMs) when arranging for training resources.
  • Establishes and maintains a skills and knowledge testing program for the Aircraft Maintenance Division and Aircraft Generation Division (AGD). Reviews test results and other qualification data of newly assigned personnel to determine requirements for additional qualification and/or proficiency training, and certifications.
  • May be required to augment the Quality Assurance team during activity inspections.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
  • This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
  • 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.
  • 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.


NOTE: Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed,applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY)and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume.

Remarks: This position is being advertised as an indefinite appointment and applicant selected may be released at any time, and advised of his/her rights and benefits to which entitled. In the event a permanent employee is accepted for this indefinite position, there will be a change in their tenure from permanent to indefinite. Indefinite appointments may be made permanent at a later date without competition.

GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-1/AB - E-6/TSgt) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Air National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Air National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-1/AB - E-6/TSgt) regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.

Military Grades: (E-1/AB - E-6/TSgt)

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have experience, education, or training that demonstrated the ability to follow directions, read, understand, and retain instructions, regulations, and procedures that otherwise demonstrates the ability to perform or learn to perform the duties of the position. Must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have at least 12 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-07 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:
  • Experience in managing programs to include developmental education, voluntary education, advanced academic education, promotion testing, and libraries
  • Experienced in performing interviews and counseling techniques; training techniques and instruction methods; task analysis procedures, learning processes, curriculum development, training evaluations, and education and training systems and products
  • Experiences in training program management; scheduling training events and facilities; conducting assistance visits and training meetings; work center and individual job qualification standard development; education institution registration requirements; military personnel classification system and policies; communicative interpersonal skill applications; and distance learning concepts.
  • Experiences in organizing and preparing instructional materials.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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 ( ).

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):

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

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: SF50 for current Federal Technicians.

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