MILITARY GRADE REQUIREMENT: Enlisted, Not to Exceed MSgt/E-7
NOMINATING OFFICIAL: SMSgt Eric Ware, Aircraft Mechanic Supervisor
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: This is an Excepted (Dual Status Military Technician) position that requires active membership in a compatible skill in the Arkansas Air National Guard. Selectee must be a member of the Arkansas Air National Guard and be assigned to the 189th AW in a compatible military position in Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) 2A5X1B. Must become compatible in the AFSC within 12 months of appointment. Must possess or be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance. Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor or wage leader (Grade Inversion). Selectee may be subject to uncommon duties, rotational shift assignments and overtime duties. Enlisted members currently at a higher grade than allowed by the position (see Military Grade Requirement above) may apply; however, they must administratively reduce prior to appointment and provide confirmation of the reduction to HRO.
SPECIALIZED QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Must have 18 months of the following:
Experience or training installing, adjusting, aligning, troubleshooting and functionally testing the various major and minor mechanical and pneudraulic systems on an aircraft during overhaul or modification.
Experience coordinating the work of other mechanics, and scheduling maintenance to ensure completion of critical actions and optimum workflow.
Must have the ability to instruct lower graded mechanics, military and other personnel in the disassembly and re-assembly of crash damaged engines, transmissions, gearboxes, hydraulic components, and fuel controls sufficient for the exhibit to be returned to its shipping container.
PLACEMENT FACTORS: Applicants should demonstrate through prior experience, education and training the following: (1) Knowledge of the C-130 aircraft, to include related systems and equipment. (2) Ability to perform or monitor isochronal, hourly, preflight and thru flight inspections. (3) Ability to troubleshoot, repair, maintain, service and complete inspection requirements of the C-130 aircraft and related support equipment. (4) Ability to interpret publications, technical orders and associated diagrams in the completion of maintenance tasks. (5) Knowledge of proper aircraft documentation and data reporting. (6) Ability to train and monitor personnel assigned in On the Job Training (OJT) status. (7) Completion of appropriate technical school/Career Development Courses (CDCs).
DUTIES: The selectee performs inspections, functional checks, and preventive maintenance on aircraft to include periodic, phase, hourly, pre-flight, post-flight, calendar, thru-flight, and special inspections such as fuel contamination, emergency equipment, and oil sampling. Troubleshoots and performs unscheduled maintenance on assigned and transient aircraft, utilizing various gauges, meters, measuring devices and other related test equipment. May be required to perform user and organizational level maintenance on assigned support equipment, including inspection, repair, modification, and corrosion prevention. Provides data for aircraft maintenance historical records, complete maintenance data collection, man-hour accounting, and other forms as required. Instructs, directs, and assigns maintenance repair tasks. Complies with safety, fire, security, and housekeeping regulations. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, mobility and command support exercises. Performs other duties as assigned.