Aircraft Ordnance Systems Mechanic Leader (Title 32)

Langley AFB, Virginia
May 14, 2021
May 18, 2021
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a Aircraft Ordnance Systems Mechanic Leader (Title 32), Position Description Number D1739P01 and is part of the VA 192 MAI SQ, National Guard.

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As an Aircraft Ordnance Systems Mechanic Leader, WG-6652-11, you will perform the below duties:

(1) Provides direction and advice to resolve problems on aircraft ordnance and electronic systems on fighter
aircraft. On a regular and recurring basis, leads Aircraft Ordnance Systems Mechanics, WG-6652-11, in
diagnosing malfunctions, troubleshooting, and evaluating electronic system tests to determine the
disassembly necessary for repair or replacement of parts.
(2) Monitors work of assigned personnel, sets the work pace, conveys work assignments, and ensures that
materials, tools, equipment, and stock are available. Coordinates and works with weapon system mechanics
and specialists performing journey level work.
(3) Ensures assigned personnel are fully utilized and work is accomplished in accordance with established
time frames and priorities. Checks work in progress and/or upon completion for compliance with supervisor's
instructions, appropriate technical orders, etc. Serves as a technical advisor by answering questions
regarding appropriate procedures, policies, written instructions, and other directives. Assures that all safety,
housekeeping, security, and other environmental rules and procedures are followed in the shop and the flight
(4) Advises the supervisor of overall work operations, status and progress of work, causes for delays,
problems encountered, and individual performance (e.g., additional on-the-job training requirements for
individual employees). As requested by the supervisor, provides functional planning for the flight line
maintenance activities. On a daily basis, recommends adjustments in work schedules to provide optimum
utilization of personnel in support of functional requirements.
(5) Routinely works with and alongside journey-level counterparts.
(6) 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.


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.

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

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience or training that has provided the candidate with sufficient knowledge to complete the work of this occupational series and the experience or training which demonstrates the candidates ability to lead other technicians engaged in the duties performed by this occupational series.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : 36 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:
1. Do you have the experience in troubleshooting, repairing, modifying, or remove equipment and components such as gun systems, bomb racks, pylons, and the Ammunition Loading Systems (UALS/ALS).
2. Have you every dealt with troubleshooting procedures, diagnosing problems and determining corrective action in the aircraft ordnance systems.
3. Do you have the ability to interpret and trace schematic, logic and wiring diagrams and use a wide variety oftest, measurement and diagnostic equipment (TMDE).
4. Do you have the ability to perform algebraic and trigonometric formulas to solve work related problems.


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, Supporting Veterans' preference documents for candidates claiming Veterans' Preference (ie. DD214).

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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