Ensures all life support equipment meets strict airworthiness criteria and that it will sustain combat operations/readiness by inspecting, testing, calibrating, certifying, diagnostic evaluating, troubleshooting, repairing/replacing, assembling and disassembling all aircrew life support equipment, aircrew chemical/biological defense equipment, and aircraft ejection/non-ejection systems. Certifies Aircrew Life Support equipment requirements for all missions; and ensures aircraft are properly configured with proper types and numbers of aircrew life support equipment dependent on destination and mission being flown. Utilizes a variety of complex state of the art diagnostic testers/systems/specialty tools to ensure systems are calibrated to Technical Orders (T.O.s) and factory specifications. The incumbent plans, organizes, develops, directs, implements, evaluates, and conducts Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) training activities. Certifies initial and continuation training of aircrew and other personnel. Performs other duties as assigned.
WG-10 Specialized Experience: Must possess 18 months of specialized experience in inspecting, testing, calibrating, certifying, evaluating, troubleshooting, repairing/replacing, assembling and disassembling, aircrew life support equipment, aircrew chemical/biological defense equipment, and aircraft ejection/non-ejection systems. The specialized experience must also demonstrate your ability to plan, organize, develop, direct, implement, conduct and evaluate formal academic classroom and technical instruction on a wide variety of life support topics to provide initial and recurring training for all aircrews and passengers. Must currently possess or have held AFSC 1P0X1.
General Experience: Must possess experience or training which demonstrates knowledge of materials and equipment used in the line of work such as helmets, torso harness assemblies, parachutes, survival equipment, etc., ability to understand written instructions; and to use reference materials and manuals.
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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