Aircraft Ordnance Systems Mechanic (Title 32)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Langley AFB, Virginia
Posted
Oct 23, 2020
Closes
Oct 31, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING

THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.


This National Guard position is for a Aircraft Ordnance Systems Mechanic (Title 32), Position Description Number D0115000 and is part of the VA 192 MAI SQ, National Guard.

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Responsibilities

As an Aircraft Ordnance Systems Mechanic (Title 32), WG-6641-10, you will perform the following duties:

1. Troubleshoots, installs, removes, repairs, modifies, adjusts, inspects, and tests each components as regulators, flow indicators, actuator motors, thruster and positioning mechanisms, seat actuators, catapult guide rails, ejection seats, rocket packs, and canopies, etc. Inspects for safety, serviceability, and maintainability of systems prior to installation, removal, repair, or adjustments of components and insures proper installation and positioning of safety pins, initiators, simulators, and clearing mechanisms. Visually inspects ballistic lines, tubes, hoses, and linkage for damage, deterioration, restrictions, and security of connections and mountings, and performs corrective maintenance as required. Stores egress explosives IAW AFOSH standards.

2. Inspects pressurization system air pressure gauges for sufficient pressure and bottles and regulators for general condition and service ability. Checks canopy and capsule structure and associated seals, latches, and locks for damage and security. Installs and maintains Jet Assistance Take Off (JATO) systems when applicable. Isolates the malfunction and takes necessary corrective action. Positions, repairs, and adjusts required aerospace ground equipment, such as rail extensions, hoists, slings, dollies, and trailers used in performing maintenance tasks.

3. Performs installation, modification, and repair of aircraft egress systems. Solves unusual installation and maintenance problems by studying layout drawings, schematic and wiring diagrams, applicable technical publications, and analyzing construction and operating characteristics of egress systems. Selects proper maintenance and repair procedures and corrects the malfunction and/or defective equipment. Diagnoses recurring malfunctions and recommends corrective action by initiation of Quality Deficiency Reports, proposed modifications, or other appropriate action. Performs Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO'S) related to egress systems.

4. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as ORI, IC and UE inspections, mobility, and command support exercises. Mav be required to perform such additional duties as structural firefighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling. Heavy equipment operator, maintenance of facilities and equipment or serve as a member of a team to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies.

5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

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.


Qualifications

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.

WHO CAN APPLY:
GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-1/AB - E-7/MSgt) 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-7/MSgt), 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.
GROUP III - Individuals eligible for membership in the Virginia Air National Guard.

Military Grades: Enlisted Personnel (E-1/AB - E-7/MSgt)

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience or training which has provided the candidate with the knowledge and application of mechanical and electrical principles and the skill to perform intricate repair and adjustment of hydraulic and pneumatic components and devices.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have at least 18 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the WG-09 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 WG grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:
  • Experience or training in repairing, rebuilding, modifying and testing a variety of major subassemblies.
  • Experience in diagnosing malfunctions and determining repair in major components consisting of numerous assemblies, interrelated electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic assemblies, and components.
  • Experience in the use of precision measurement equipment.
  • Experience interpreting and applying a variety of technical manuals and similar published materials.


  • Education

    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 ( 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):

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Secret

    Drug test required
    No

    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: Most recent SF50 for current Federal Technicians, Proof of Recent enlistment if enlistment in the Virginia National Guard occurred within the last 60 days

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