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Air Force Civilian Service Eastover, SC

Job Description



This position is located at an Air National Guard (ANG) Aviation Wing, Air Traffic Control (ATC) Squadron, Airfield Systems Flight. The purpose of the position is to provide technical expertise to maintain and certify Air traffic Control and Landing Systems (ATCALS). This includes performing investigation, analysis, diagnosis, testing, tuning, correction, optimization, alignment, and verification/certification to ensure continuous and reliable operation of air traffic control and landing and communication systems. 



Minimum Requirement:

Experience, education or training performing simple mechanical installations and adjustments. Experience which demonstrates the applicants ability to recognize obvious malfunctions. Experience using common hand tools. Experience that demonstrates the ability to follow written instructions.

Meeting the months of experience requirement will not by itself be accepted as proof of qualification. Quality, type, and scope of experience, training or education must be demonstrated to show that the applicant is fully qualified to perform duties at the grade level announced. 

Specialized Experience: You MUST have 36 months experience in EACH of the following KSAs: 

1. Knowledge of a wide range of electronic concepts, principles, and equipment analysis practices sufficient to resolve difficult and complex communication system problems.

2. Knowledge of systems testing and evaluation principles methods, and tools to test the functionality and operability of communication and automated switching systems.

3. Knowledge of methods and practices for troubleshooting, adjusting, modifying, and optimizing communication systems sufficient to minimize Air Traffic Control service interruptions.

4. Skilled in maintenance administrative duties to include but not limited to: IMDS documentation, TODA, Supply procedures, and AF training documentation. 



Employees selected for full-time positions that require mandatory training at the National Guard Professional Education Center (NGPEC) will have 12 months from the date of hire to complete the required course(s). Failure to complete NGB prescribed courses at NGPEC for new personnel within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment or termination. 

Enlisted Cash Bonuses: Acceptance of a technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be applicable. Your bonus may be terminated and repayment may be required. 

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) cost is not authorized,  based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the interst of the Government. 

For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state drivers license for the state in which they live or are principally employed. 

Employees selected for positions that require Information Assurance (IA) Training and Certification will have 6 months from the date of hire to satisfactorily complete the appropriate training and obtain the required certification/recertification for the position as outlined in DoD Publication 8570.01-M Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, dated 19 December 2005 (incorporating Change 1, 15 May 2008). Failure to complete the training and certification may be cause for reassignment or termination. 


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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. The South Carolina National Guard is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Soldiers and Airmen will not be assessed, classified, trained, promoted, or otherwise managed on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, reprisal, or non-qualifying handicap. Discrimination due to age or disability are prohibited where not a factor of employment due to military nature of the position. 29 CFR Part 1614. Discrimination due to gender is prohibited except as the direct combat probability coding policy applies to women. 

3. Veteran Preference: Under PL 90-486, Veteran Preference is not applicable to the National Guard.

Job Details

Date Posted October 5, 2017
Date Closes November 4, 2017
Requisition 466587100
Located In Eastover, SC
SOC Category 00-0000.00