Performs maintenance and operational and functional checks on assigned pneudraulic systems. Troubleshoots, removes, inspects, installs, repairs, modifies, rebuilds, and/or tests pneudraulic systems and components for aircraft pneudraulic systems, associated ground support equipment, and/or related test equipment. Accomplishes periodic and special inspections on hydraulic components. Inspects all components and subsystems for operation, internal, and external leakage and servicing. Operates portable test stands for checkout of pneudraulic system. Removes, installs, and/or repairs Pneudraulic components from aircraft and associated aerospace ground equipment. Removes, disassembles, cleans, repairs, assembles components, and tests completed unit. Operates test equipment for all hydraulic components. Inspects for cracks, scratches, nicks, and holes on seals, gaskets, packings, and hoses. Modifies systems and their components. Rigs, adjusts, and aligns hydraulic components to ensure maximum operating efficiency. Polishes cylinders and pistons to ensure proper fit. Investigates pneudraulic failures to determine causes and accomplishes corrective maintenance.Performs installation, modification, and/or repair of aircraft pneudraulic systems. Determines proper maintenance and repair procedures and minimum requirements pertaining to parts, clearance and tolerances, and performance characteristics of pneudraulic systems and related aerospace ground equipment. Solves unusual maintenance problems by studying layout drawings, schematic diagrams, applicable technical publications, and analyzing construction and operating characteristics of pneudraulic systems. Performs organizational and field level maintenance to include periodic, phase time, calendar, unscheduled, and special inspection. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as ORI, IG and UE inspections, mobility, and command support exercises. May be required to perform such additional duties as structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, serve as security guard, remove snow, load and handle munitions, launch/recover and service of aircraft, operate heavy equipment, maintain facilities and equipment, or serves as a member of a team to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies. Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM MILITARY GRADE: E-2 MAXIMUM MILITARY GRADE: E-6
(YOUR RANK MUST BE INCLUDED SOMEWHERE WITHIN YOUR RESUME)
All personnel applying for this position who do not meet the minimum military grade requirement MUST provide the proper signed memorandum from your respective Military Personnel Office (MILPO for ARNG, FSS for ANG) to prove eligibility to obtain the required grade upon accepting the position. The memorandum MUST be submitted WITH your application to be considered.
MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: ENLISTED: 2A6X5
(ASSIGNMENT TO A COMPATIBLE MILITARY POSITION IS NOT REQUIRED FOR APPLICATION BUT WILL BE REQUIRED WITHIN ONE YEAR FROM DATE OF HIRE IF SELECTED.)
YOU MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE IN YOUR OWN WORDS THAT YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED BELOW. WHEN EXPLAINING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE YOU MUST GIVE EXAMPLES. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. EXPLAIN IT IN YOUR OWN WORDS AND GIVE EXAMPLES TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Experience or training which demonstrates your 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: Must have at least 18 months Experience or training which provided a knowledge of basic electrical and mechanical principles. Experience in fabricating fuel, oil and vacuum hose lines. Experience in servicing, maintaining, disassembling, assembling, repairing and testing hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Experience in diagnosing malfunctions and overhauling pneudraulic accessories by disassembling, cleaning parts and examining parts. Experience in diagnosing trouble and determining remedies. Experience in repairing, rebuilding and overhauling major systems of ground equipment and pneumatic and hydraulic systems. Experience in mechanical repairs using hand tools and test equipment. Experience that demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications and publications.
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ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
-Current drivers license required: Must have a valid state drivers license.
-Physical: Baseline physical is required within 30 days of employment per OSHA and NGB.
-Security Clearance: Must possess or be eligible to obtain the appropriate security clearance.
-Employment in an excepted service position requires concurrent military assignment to a compatible military position in the West Virginia National Guard in one of the listed occupational specialty (MOS) codes or Air Force specialty codes (AFSC). Assignment to a compatible military position is not required for application but will be required if selected for appointment. If a mandatory course is required for this position, the incumbent will attend the course(s) within one year from the date of hire.
-Individual selected for this position will be required to sign up for direct deposit/electronic fund transfer upon appointment.
-Males born after December 31 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service Systems to be employed by the Federal Government.
-Military membership in the appropriate service, wearing of the uniform appropriate to the service, and federally recognized grade are requirements for appointment in the excepted service. As a condition of employment, all National Guard Military Technicians are appointed in the excepted service under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709, and are required to serve a one (1) year trial period.
-Veterans preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 U.S.C. 709 (f).
-Military technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses, accepting a technician position may terminate these military incentives. Contact Incentive Specialist for current policy.
-The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA, 38 U.S.C. §§ 4301 4335) prohibits discrimination because of past, current, or future military obligations in hiring, promotion, reemployment, termination and benefits.
-Applicant must possess the appropriate ASVAB scores and must meet all medical requirements to be eligible for this position.
-Must be able to report to work within 60 days, unless deployed or unless prior arrangements have been coordinated and approved by management.