ELECTRONIC INTEGRATED SYSTEMS MECHANIC

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Posted
Nov 26, 2020
Closes
Dec 03, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

This National Guard position is for a ELECTRONIC INTEGRATED SYSTEMS MECHANIC, Position Description Number D2326000 and is part of the MD 175th ANG, National Guard.

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Responsibilities

1. On a day-to-day basis, analyzes performance, tests, inspects, troubleshoots, identifies and isolates malfunctions, disassembles, modifies or repairs and reassembles the test stations or ECM Pods and their associated peripherals. Considers the complex interrelated variables arising from amix of computer hardware and software, stimulus and measurement systems, and special purpose test subsystems. Analyzes malfunctions using schematics, logic and wiring diagrams, programming tables, computer program flow charts, software user guides, computer program listings and factory drawings. Diagnoses circuit operating characteristics using computer query, system peculiar test equipment, and computer diagnostics. Isolates problems to the failing part using equipment such as self-test diagnostics, oscilloscopes, frequency meters, signal generators, digital, and differential voltmeters, computer registers and printouts and other special and standard tools and test equipment. Removes and replaces components, assemblies, subassemblies, or parts using special and common hand tools, soldering devices and special electronic instruments.
2. Modifies and updates avionics Pods and or support equipment and support software according to applicable technical publications. Analyzes program data and determines if the criteria is sufficient to provide adequate testing and troubleshooting. Examines recurring malfunctions and software deficiencies to determine testing voids and initiates corrective action by submission of quality deficiency reports, software deficiency reports or proposed modifications. Devises repair procedures based on findings and recommends program changes, procedural changes, or data corrections to correct software deficiencies. Recommends revisions to intermediate maintenance directives.
2. Modifies and updates avionics Pods and or support equipment and support software according to applicable technical publications. Analyzes program data and determines if the criteria is sufficient to provide adequate testing and troubleshooting. Examines recurring malfunctions and software deficiencies to determine testing voids and initiates corrective action by submission of quality deficiency reports, software deficiency reports or proposed modifications. Devises repair procedures based on findings and recommends program changes, procedural changes, or data corrections to correct software deficiencies. Recommends revisions to intermediate maintenance directives.
4. Works with engineers and technicians in the development and/or modification of software, interfaces, extender equipment or additional items of test equipment and in validation of technical data concerning the repair, maintenance, and test of the test station and units under test. Initiates technical data changes. Suggests means by which a component or system can be tested more economically or thoroughly and provides practical technical assistance by explaining peculiarities of the program or assemblies of the test station, UUT, interfaces, extenders, test procedures, etc.
5. Complies with safety, fire, security, and housekeeping regulations. Ensures that material and equipment are properly stored, protected and maintained.
Processes and accounts for Due in From Maintenance (DIFM) supply assets. Documents maintenance repair actions and man-hour accounting on maintenance forms and computer systems. Maintains historical data of repaired components/LRUs and of the test stations.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
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.
Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
This position is open to On-Board Federal Technicians of the Maryland Air National Guard only. Applicants must submit current copies of their SF-50 to verify eligibility.

Qualifications

Military Grades: Enlisted

Compatible Military Assignments: 2A051, 2A031, 2A251,2A231, 2A252, 2A232, 2A253, 2A233, 2A354 2A334, 2A355, 2A335, 2A851 2A831, 2A852, 2A832, 2A951, 2A931, 2A952, 2A932, 2A953, 2A933

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade, such as:
Skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
Skilled in duties such as, install, modify, overhaul, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, align, calibrate, and rebuild multi-system avionics complexes
Ability to format and write English in reports and presentation formats
Skilled in presenting formal training presentations and briefings
Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting material
Skilled in training, mentoring, leading, and problem-solving

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Must have at least a three-skill level in one of the compatible AFSCswith 12 months 12 months work experience inspecting, testing, troubleshooting, repairing and modifying software controlled automated and manually controlled test stations, electronic circuit maintenance pods, peripherals, support equipment and associated subsystems. Knowledgeable of stations that are used to repair and maintain all avionics line-replaceable units and pods. Skilled in analyzing performance, running tests, conducting inspections, troubleshooting, identifying and isolating malfunctions, disassembling, modifying or repairing and reassembling the test stations or electronic circuit maintenance pods and their associated peripherals. Skilled in reading the complex inter-related variables thatresulted from a mix of computer hardware and software, stimulus and measurement systems, and special purpose test subsystems. Experiences involved analyzing malfunctions using schematics, logic and wiring diagrams, programming tables, computer program flow charts, software user guides, computer program listings and factory drawings. Skilled in diagnosing circuit operating characteristics using computer query, system peculiar test equipment, and computer diagnostics. Experienced in isolating problems to the failing part using equipment such as, self-test diagnostics, oscilloscopes, frequency meters, signal generators, digital, and differential voltmeters, computer registers and printouts and other special and standard tools and test equipment. Competent in removing and replacing components, assemblies, sub-assemblies, or parts using special and common hand tools, soldering devices and special electronic instruments. Experiences involved modifying and updating avionics pods; or, support equipment and support software according to applicable technical publications. Competent to analyze program data and determined if the criteria are sufficient to provide adequate testing and trouble shooting. Skilled in examining recurring malfunctions and software deficiencies and determined testing voids and initiated corrective action by submitting quality deficiency reports, software deficiency reports, or proposed modifications. Experiences included connecting associated testing equipment to interface the test station system to the aircraft system and pod; facilitated maintenance and repair of pod or line replaceable units from the avionics systems such as radar, fire control, instrument, flight control, inertial FWS navigation, malfunction analysis and recording equipment systems. Competent in determining if failures are caused by the unit under test. Skilled to identify a malfunction and isolated it to the specific component(s). Skilled in the task of disassembling and repairing or replacing solid state devices, micro miniature modules, gyros, sensors, transducers, and any other required parts; followed by the reassembly and performed operational tests. Experiences may have included the identification of test program malfunctions and informing engineers and/or Air Force Logistics Command of the problems. Experienced in the development and/or modification of software, interfaces, extender equipment, or additional items of test equipment or completed work in validating technical data concerning the repair, maintenance, and test of the test station and units under test. Competent in processing and accounting for due-in-from-maintenance supply assets. Skilled in documenting maintenance repair actions and man-hour accounting on maintenance forms and computer systems. Skilled in maintaining historical data of repaired components and of the test stations. Skilled in complying with safety, fire, security, and housekeeping regulations. Experienced in the procedures involved with the proper storage, protection, and maintenance of all work-related material and equipment.

Education

If you are using Education to qualify for this position,

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): - A working knowledge of programming principles sufficient to analyze aircraft avionics equipment, Pods and computerized test stations software and software problems and to work with engineering personnel to correct them. - A comprehensive knowledge of electronics, software controlled test stations and their peripherals, test results, a variety of test equipment, self-test programs and technical data containing schematic diagrams, signal and data diagrams, test procedures, program information, and mathematical formulas to identify and isolate malfunctions and determine if a malfunction is in the program, the UUT/Pod or the test station. - A thorough knowledge of the interaction of the electronic systems that are interfaced with the test stations (e.g., POD, radar, fire control, instrument, flight control, inertial navigation, malfunction analysis and recording equipment systems). - A working knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic principles as well as system pressurization, dehydration, liquid and gaseous cooling systems and other systems assigned to the test station.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

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: This position is open to On-Board Federal Technicians of the Maryland Air National Guard only. Applicants must submit current copies of their SF-50 to verify eligibility.

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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