Troubleshoots, installs, removes, modifies, adjusts, inspects, and tests such components as regulators, flow indicators, actuator motors, thruster and positioning mechanisms, seat actuators, catapult guide rails, ejection seats, rocket packs, and canopies, etc. Inspection for safety, serviceability and maintainability of systems prior to installation, removal, repair or adjustments of components and ensures proper installation and positioning of safety pins, initiators, simulators, and de-arming mechanisms. Stores egress explosives in accordance with AFOSH standards. Inspects pressurization systems air pressure gauges for sufficient pressure and bottles and regulators for general condition and serviceability. Positions, repairs, and adjusts required aerospace ground equipment. Performs installation, modification, and repair of aircraft egress systems. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as ORI, IG and UE inspections, mobility, and command support exercises. Performs other duties as assigned.
WG-10 Specialized Experience: Must possess 18 months of specialized experience in a position engaged in functions such as installation, maintenance, or repair of aircrew egress systems that demonstrate the experience and/or appropriate training, a thorough knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical principles as applied to aircrew egress systems; and of the use and interpretation of blueprints, wiring diagrams, and technical publications.
General Experience: Must possess experience, education or training which demonstrates the applicants ability to repair malfunctions of ordnance equipment and components to use sketches, electrical diagrams, technical specifications and engineering drawings in accomplishing their work. Must be skilled in the use of test equipment to make electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic checks.
If you are a male applicant who was born after December 31, 1959, you are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act. You must certify at the time of appointment that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.
Be advised that if selected for a military technician position where membership in a reserve component is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated and may or may not be subject to recoupment. Questions pertaining to recoupment may be directed to the State Incentives Manager at Whiteman AFB at (660) 687-7394 and State Incentives Manager in St. Joseph at (816) 236-3339.
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 in this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USAJOBS.
The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.
Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp
Flexible Spending Accounts - This 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 Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp
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