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Air Force Civilian Service Mansfield, OH

Job Description


(1) Provides direction to resolve problems on aircraft engines and propellers in a field level environment.  Leads three or more engine mechanic subordinates in diagnosing malfunctions, troubleshooting, and evaluating propulsion performance tests to determine the disassembly necessary for repair or replacement of parts.    

(2) Monitors work of assigned personnel, set the work pace, convey work assignments, and ensure that materials, tools, equipment, and stock are available.  Coordinates and works with aircraft mechanics and specialist personnel performing journey level work.

(3) Ensures that assigned personnel are fully utilized and work is accomplished in accordance with established time frames and priorities.  Checks work in progress and/or upon completion for compliance with the supervisor's instructions, appropriate technical orders, etc.  Serves as a technical advisor by answering questions regarding appropriate procedures, policies, written instructions, and other directives.  Ensures that all safety, housekeeping, security, and other environmental rules and procedures are followed in shop and the flight line.

(4) Advises the supervisor of overall work operations, status and progress of work, causes for delays, problems encountered, and individual performance (e.g., additional on-the-job training requirements for individual employees).  As requested by the supervisor, provides functional planning for the inspection docks.  On a daily basis, recommends adjustments in work schedules to provide optimum utilization of personnel in support of functional requirements.

(5) Routinely works with and alongside journey-level counterparts.

(6) Performs other duties as assigned.

****  A more comprehensive detailed description of the position may be found in Position Description "D1637000" in the employing unit or in the Human Resources Office  ****


This is a Permanent Excepted Service position 

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

  • Minimum Military Grade: SrA (E-4)
  • Maximum Military Grade: MSgt (E-7)
  • Compatible AFSC: 2A671H

It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply. It is, however, the applicants responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your units training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training


General Experience

Experience or training that has provided the candidate with sufficient knowledge to complete the work of this occupational series.  Experience or training which demonstrates the candidates ability to lead other technicians engaged in the duties performed by this occupational series.

Specialized Experience: (WL-8602-10) 

1. Experience or training performing standard, routine assembly and disassembly operations and making prescribed modifications to aircraft engines, engine assemblies, and accessories.

2. Experience or training performing maintenance overhaul, troubleshooting, testing, and repair of aircraft engines, engine components, and power trains for fixed and/or rotary wing aircraft. 

3. Experience determining maintenance needed from work orders, inspection reports, historical record, and by own diagnosis.



This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available. 


If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status. 


Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard.


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Other Information

1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. 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.

Job Details

Date Posted January 6, 2018
Date Closes February 5, 2018
Requisition 466212400
Located In Mansfield, OH
SOC Category 00-0000.00