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QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST

Air Force Civilian Service Portland, OR
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Job Description

Duties

INTRODUCTORY:
This position is located in an Air National Guard Aviation Wing, Maintenance Group. The primary purpose of this position is to establish and execute a planned systematic approach of quality assurance for all areas of aircraft maintenance, designed to provide the maintenance managers confidence that aircraft, aircraft systems, munitions, equipment, products or supporting processes conform to technical, safety, work load and customer requirements. The overall objective is to ensure that quality considerations are addressed and requirements achieved for all aircraft maintenance work and support functions to ensure end items perform as intended with reliability. Serves as the primary technical advisory process in the maintenance organization designed to assist maintenance managers. Serves as the Quality Assurance Specialist (QAS) for the planning, implementation and execution of a quality assurance program that includes the full range of quality principles, concepts, inspection techniques, surveillance and evaluations related to quality assurance functional programs of all assigned aircraft, aircraft components, aerospace ground equipment, electronic equipment & systems, armament, munitions, engines, associated systems and maintenance personnel from numerous job series, and maintenance disciplines.

MAJOR DUTIES:
Serves as the Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR) for wing maintenance policy, advising supervisors and employees on both general policy and specific maintenance matters.

Utilizes a comprehensive knowledge and ability to interpret Air Force Instructions, Technical Orders, engineering drawings, product specifications, Air Force Occupational and Health (AFOSH) and environmental standards, public law, and locally developed policy.

Establishes and develops performance checklists and metrics in coordination with the Quality Assurance Supervisor.

Maintenance Standardization Evaluation Program (MSEP): Administers, evaluates, and coordinates a comprehensive quality assurance, maintenance standardization, and inspection program for all areas of the maintenance organization, all maintenance disciplines, job series and Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSCs).

Utilizes data collection techniques and procedures for evaluation, inspection, and audit programs, evaluates the results and determines the appropriate and effective method and format for presentation to higher-level management.

Collaborates with the Maintenance Group Commander, Maintenance Squadron Commanders, and Quality Assurance Supervisor to plan, develop, implement, inspect, and report numerous critical compliance issues and review the Configuration Management (CM) programs.

Serves as the Aircraft Weight and Balance program manager utilizing complex computer based programs, data bases, electronic weighing apparatus, and integrated weight and balance computers for the Wing to maintain strict accounting of aircraft weight and balance for safe flight operations.

Reviews wing depot-level assistance requests developed in accordance with tech orders. Reviews for adequacy and submits engineering disposition requests to the System Program Office (SPO).

Prepares and reviews Product Quality Deficiency Reports (QDR) prior to releasing to the Air Logistics Center (ALC) or Aircraft Sustainment Group and performs exhibit-processing oversight by coordinating with ALC and Logistics Readiness Squadron to ensure proper exhibit control and handling.

*The above description only mentions a limited amount of the positions official duties. For a full comprehensive document that covers all the duties of the position, please contact one of the Recruitment Specialist at the bottom of the announcement.

Qualifications

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:
Work involving supervising, planning, developing, or administering quality assurance programs supporting the development, acquisition, production, use, maintenance, storage, and supply of products required by the National Guard. Such positions are primarily concerned with the systematic prevention of defects and non-conformances, the identification of unsatisfactory trends and conditions, and the correction of factors which may contribute to defective items. Experience, education, or training involving planning, developing, or administering quality assurance programs (i.e., supporting the development, acquisition, production, use, maintenance, storage, and supply of products concerned with the systematic prevention of defects and non-conformances, the identification of unsatisfactory trends and conditions, and the correction of factors which may contribute to defective items). Experience using computer and automation systems.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
Applicants applying at the GS-11 level must have 36 months of general and specialized experience, education, or training involving a thorough knowledge of product or range of products involved, the manufacturing methods and techniques, special processes, test and performance requirements; and skill in developing plans and programs. Experience possessed by an expert in the area of specialization able to give technical direction to otherwise competent workers. Experience determining operations when difficult and questionable phases of malfunctions are found. Experience which required significant and concrete work accomplishments (i.e. special projects, working groups, or detailing assignments) involving interpersonal contacts in a quality assurance or related field. Experience in dealing with management principles and supervisory responsibility for the function required by type of position to be filled and the organization involved.

Education Requirements:
None to list for this position.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:
None to list for this position.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
--If any supplemental documentation for education or certifications are required it will be listed here.
--If the position requires a drivers license, applicant will be expected to obtain and maintain a satisfactory State of Oregon Drivers License. Drivers licenses from other states will be accepted pending they are recognized by the State of Oregon DMV and adhere to National Guard Technician Personnel Regulations.
--If position requires security clearance. Individuals must currently possess or obtain and maintain a satisfactory Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance in accordance with position requirements.
--Applicants are subject to Police Record Check. Applicants can pre-emptively fill out the PDF form below at the link.
http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/forms/forminfo/forminfopage84.html
On the Police Records Check Form DD-369 please fill out sections 2 through 9, sign block 11, and leave line 10 blank. Once complete please upload along with application packet.

BENEFITS

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees! The following Web address provides a reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees. Some of these are but not limited to: Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Insurance, Leave, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Retirement Program.
http://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/healthcare/

Other Information

For Any Questions or Concerns in regards to this announcement, please contact the following personnel at the Oregon Military Department:SSG Velasquez, Pedro
Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment/Placement/Compensation)
Oregon Military Department JFHQ-Human Resources Office
Salem, OR 97301
Business Number: (503)584-3926; DSN: 355-3926
Business E-Mail: pedro.velasquez.mil@mail.mil

SSG Chitwood, Edward D.
Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment/Placement/Compensation)
Oregon Military Department JFHQ-Human Resources Office
Salem, OR 97301
Business Contact: (503)584-3841; DSN: 355-3841
Business E-Mail: edward.d.chitwood.mil@mail.mil

Job Details

Date Posted September 8, 2017
Date Closes October 8, 2017
Requisition 467256200
Located In Portland, OR
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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