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Aircraft Survival Flight Equipment Repairer

Air Force Civilian Service Lincoln, NE
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Job Description

Duties

(1) Ensures all life support equipment meets strict airworthiness criteria and that it will sustain combat operations/readiness by inspecting, testing, calibrating, certifying, diagnostic evaluation, troubleshooting, repairing/replacing, assembling and disassembling all aircraft life support equipment, aircrew chemical/biological defense equipment, and aircraft ejection/non-ejection systems. Clears Red X symbols on aircraft forms, aircraft/aircrew electronic communications equipment, and aircraft-oxygen related systems. Certifies Aircrew Life Support equipment requirements for all missions; and ensures aircraft are properly configured with proper types and numbers of aircrew life support equipment dependent on destination and mission being flown. Certifies by signature forms and equipment records the proper configuration and serviceability of aircraft installed equipment. Conducts, FOT&E (Follow on Test and Evaluation) of aircrew life support and aircrew chemical defense equipment to ensure flight safety and optimum performance standards. Makes suggestions and recommendations to change processes and procedures related to technical material governing equipment and practices. Forecasts, requisitions and stores life support equipment and supplies. Follows Aircrew Life Support Personnel Weapons (9MM & M-16) and Ammunition inspections and issue/turn-in procedures during operational contingency/exercises.

(2) Conducts formal academic classroom and technical instruction for all pilots, aircrew, passengers (aircraft maintenance personnel, dignitaries, civilian search and rescue agencies, etc.) on: Global Survival, Combat Search and Rescue Training; Water Survival Training; Ejection/Non-ejection Seat Egress Training; Emergency Parachute Procedural Descent Training, utilizing a state of the art virtual reality training, Aircrew Chemical Defense Equipment, utilizing the Aircrew Eye Respiratory Protection System (AERPS), which is an aircraft-integrated, self-contained oxygen and filtration system with aircraft-integrated electronics, communications and oxygen capabilities; Aircraft Chemical/Biological Control Area Decontamination procedures; and Aircrew Chemical Defense task qualification training. This training is provided in preparation for initial and recurring sorties for all aircrew. Certifies initial and continuation training of aircrew and other personnel. 


(3) Utilizes, maintains, and updates multiple computer main frame programs/data bases to analyze, troubleshoot, schedule, and maintain inspection and accountability reports/documentation on all aircrew/aircrew life support and aircrew chemical-biological defense weapons.


(4) Utilizes Equipment and Financial Processing Systems. Reviews Allowance Source Codes and Fedlog and initiates and sends supply documents. Coordinates with SBSS, Equipment Managers, Contracting offices, Resource Advisors, Financial Working Groups, Financial Management Board, and Depot Level Repairable (DLR) analyst. Establishes and reviews equipment documents (R-14, D04, M30 etc). Maintains equipment and management, control, accountability, supply accounts (chemical warfare, DLR, non-fly), supply tracking logs, and separate funding accounts.  Prepares annual Financial Plan (FIN), manages funding for Budget Execution Review (BER) II and III. Establishes and maintains bench-stock accounts, listings, track logs. Inventories and puts away bench-stock items received, and prepares supply difficulty letters.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

*CREDITING EXPERIENCE: NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE MAY BE CREDITED AS FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE WHEN EVALUATED AGAINST THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A MILITARY TECHNICIAN POSITION. EXPERIENCE MUST BE DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION AND MUST BE DESCRIBED IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF THE APPLICATION AND/OR RESUME. THE LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE IS DETERMINED BY THE ACTUAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PERFORMED. BE DESCRIPTIVE, A SIMPLE LIST OF JOB TITLES AND DATES WILL NOT SUFFICE.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training which demonstrates the applicants knowledge of materials and equipment used in the life of work (helmets, torso harness assemblies, parachutes, survival equipment). Ability to understand written instructions and to use reference materials and manuals.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: WG-10 must possess at least 18 months of specialized experience or training which has demonstrated knowledge of aviation life support equipment. Experience reading and interpreting military manuals. Experience in supply procedures and property accountability. Experience providing technical instruction and presenting it to various sized groups. Experience in planning a functional shop maintenance program is essential. Experience in skill to inspect Aviation Life Support Equipment (ALSE) and determine serviceability. Skill to interpret work orders, technical drawings, schematics. Experience in using tools of the trade. Knowledge of procedures used to requisition, store, issue and turn-in ALSE. WG-8 must possess at least 18 months of specialized experience or training which has demonstrated knowledge of aviation support equipment. Experience reading and interpreting military manuals. Experience in supply procedures and property accountability.WG-5 must possess at least 12 months of specialized experience or training which has demonstrated a basic knowledge of ALSE. Experience using common hand tools. Experience that demonstrates the ability to follow written instructions. Experience which provided the ability to inspect equipment for obvious damage. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

NOTE:  REGARDING QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignment must be followed. The applicants record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:  There is no substitution of education for this position.

NOTE: The Nebraska National Guard HRO has a document entitled "Secrets to Getting a Technician Job"; you are encouraged to follow the link provided if you are interested. http://ne.ng.mil/Resource/Documents/Secrets-Technician-Job.pdf

 

REMEMBER: Military training directly related to the type of work of the position may be substituted on a day for day basis. 

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications. Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, and phone number.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:  Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

MILITARY GRADES:  Maximum Military Grade E6; Minimum Military Grade E3; Military grade inversion within the full time work force is not permitted.  The military grade of the full time supervisor must equal or exceed the military grade of the personnel supervised.

Compatible Military Assignments: Enlisted - 1P0X1, 2A7X0, Applicant must not be claustrophobic, maintain eligibility to deploy and mobilize worldwide and be a US Citizen; PULHES 222221, lift requirements 70 lbs, minimum ASVAB Mechanical 40, applicant must have a valid/current drivers license. Must be able to obtain secret clearance. Visual acuity correctable to 20/20, Normal color vision as defined in AFI 48-123, Medical Examinations and Standards.
 

Individual does not have to be currently assigned to one of these career fields to be considered for this position; however compatibility requirements must be met prior to appointment to the position. 

BENEFITS

The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main New Employee Website - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

Flexible Spending Accounts - The FSAFeds Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit:http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
Life Insurance - The FEGLI Program offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the FERS. FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, and Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp


Other Information

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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.

2.  Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs. 

Job Details

Date Posted August 4, 2017
Date Closes September 3, 2017
Requisition 463642600
Located In Lincoln, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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