BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: The basic qualification requirements are indicated below. These qualification requirements must be met, in addition to any military requirements, in order to be found qualified for and selected to this position.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education or training which demonstrates the knowledge of basic electrical and mechanical principles; knowledge of troubleshooting procedures used to isolate malfunctions in aircraft pneudraulic systems; and ability to use technical manuals, equipment specifications and test calibration procedures in performing the work.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: (Please prepare written justification to the following KSAs as an attachment to your resume/application):
1. Ability to utilize electrical wiring diagrams, blueprints, schematics and technical publications, determines extent and type of preventive and/or repair maintenance required.
2. Ability to perform organizational and intermediate maintenance on aircraft fuel systems, components and equipment to include fuel cells, drop tanks, regulators, pumps, relief valves and fuel accessories; perform required maintenance activities associated with time compliance technical orders (TCTO) involving aircraft fuel systems, inflight refueling systems and related components.
3. Knowledge of connecting power sources, using cockpit controls, gauges and additional precision instruments, performs operational and functional checks of inflight refueling, single point refueling and fuel transfer systems and related valves, pumps, switches, selectors and control devices.
4. Knowledge to perform leak check of aircraft fuel systems by visual inspection or by removal of panels and dye tracing fuel leaks, determine serviceability of fuel cell sealant and replace it when required, examine faulty components and determine feasibility of repair, replacement and/or need for submitting unsatisfactory reports; repair, reassemble and install fuel system components and performs operational tests using bench and other related test equipment.
5. Ability to diagnose and overhaul fuel accessories by disassembling, cleaning and examining parts for corrosion, scratches, cracks or other damage, replaces gaskets, worn parts, reassembles accessories, adjusts and tests to insure proper operation in accordance with standards in technical data.
QUALITY AND TYPE OF EXPERIENCE: The required amount of experience/education will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification. The quality, type and scope of the experience/education must be of such nature as to demonstrate that applicants are fully qualified to perform the duties at the level for which they apply.
DOCUMENTATION: Applicants must explain in detail, in the application, how the specialized experience was acquired, including applicable dates. Applicants should include, with application, any training completion certificates/transcripts in the areas covered in the KSAs.
MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: Individual selected must be assigned, prior to appointment, to a compatible Duty Air Force Specialty Code of: 2A6X4.
EDUCATION SUBSTITUTE: Military education, related to the position, may be substituted for specialized experience on a day-for-day basis for qualification at the WG-05 or WG-08 level(s). Certificates/diplomas must be submitted with application for award of credit. Civilian education, above the high school level, may be substituted for specialized experience on a case-by-case basis. Transcripts or equivalent must be submitted for award of credit.
APPOINTMENT REQUIREMENTS: Excepted Civil Service. Individual selected must be assigned to an enlisted position in the New Mexico Air National Guard. Individual must wear the uniform as prescribed by National Guard Bureau policies and the Adjutant General of New Mexico.