Responsible for the total squadron maintenance program, manages the overall direction of the maintenance effort, and enforces safe maintenance practices. In addition, responsible for identifying, assembling, and managing critical equipment items. Priority is placed on aircraft supporting operational requirements, scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance, and aircraft used for maintenance and/or operations training. The focus is on aircraft generation in order to meet mission requirements. Incumbent has maintenance authority on airworthiness of aircraft based on knowledge of aircraft systems and safety of flight concerns. Ensures that a pilot pickup is accomplished for critical parts in order to expedite repairs of Not-Mission-Capable aircraft that receive the highest priority and depends on the critical need for the aircraft and its return to service. May verify Mission Capable (MICAP) requisitions. Participates in establishing the monthly and weekly maintenance plans. Attends the daily maintenance planning meetings for the purpose of incorporating unscheduled maintenance into the weekly and daily maintenance plans. Evaluates workload requirements and makes changes to aircraft utilization schedules as required. Takes prompt and decisive action to make on-the-spot adjustments to maintenance repair priorities necessitated by unscheduled maintenance requirements. Controls and coordinates maintenance activity on the flightline. Monitors aircraft maintenance in progress and evaluates estimated completion time against scheduling and planning requirements. Anticipates problems and directs changes of flightline activities in order to meet mission schedules Ensures aircraft status is accurately reported in accordance with Air Force instructions, reports, and applicable supplements. Works closely with the expediter and MOC to ensure that actual aircraft status matches the aircraft status reported in the automated reporting system. Understands, executes, and coordinates specific disaster control duties including the provisions contained Air Force instructions, with regard to movement of aircraft, support equipment, and evacuation of flightline personnel. Decisions will be made based on safeguarding personnel first, followed by protecting aircraft, equipment, and other resources. Maintains a current on-base disaster map with cordon overlay and appropriate checklists for use during disasters or exercises. Performs other duties as assigned.
GS-11 Specialized Experience: Must possess 36 months of specialized experience in the maintenance, modification and repair of various types of complex aircraft equipment and components. Experience that demonstrates ability to review, evaluate and analyze data regarding facility capabilities and utilization, work backlog and personnel distribution. Ability to observe and analyze production operations to determine if schedules are being followed, improved and to determine the causes of production delays. Ability to develop short and long range plans and schedules of maintenance workloads utilizing your knowledge of the activity, staff, support operations, manpower, equipment, supplies, and materials. Must possess or have held AFSC 2A5XX.
General Experience: Must possess experience in administrative or clerical experience, education, or training which demonstrates your ability to perform the duties of the position; and experience using computer and automation systems.
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.
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