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Aircraft Mechanic

Air Force Civilian Service Salt Lake City, UT
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Job Description

Duties

Directs, monitors or performs overall maintenance, servicing, inspections and documentation for one or more aircraft. Reviews, trains and prepares to perform battle damage assessment/repair. Participates in mission generation/regeneration operations. Directs multiple specialists in preparing aircraft for combat operations. Expedites aircraft operations to include concurrent servicing, hot pit refueling and/or combat turns or integrated combat turns. Performs preflight, postflight, thru flight, periodic, isochronal, phase, hourly and special inspections, as well as servicing, defueling, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. Serves as the technical authority to advise on, inspect and approve all airframe, mechanical, electrical/environmental, avionics, engine and pneudraulic repairs on assigned aircraft. Works closely with the production control function to report current aircraft status; requests and coordinates specialist support for accomplishing maintenance exceeding sortie generation capabilities or time constraints. Controls and performs work assignments based upon priorities, workload, availability of parts, facilities, material and personnel. Assigns maintenance and repair functions to subordinate mechanics. Coordinates with production control to direct short notice availability of the aircraft to accomplish work on delayed discrepancies and other scheduled maintenance to meet mission requirements. Observes and inspects performance and work procedures to insure compliance with applicable technical publications, directives and local policy. Accomplishes operational tests of aircraft systems and components. Directs and performs the ground movement of aircraft. Performs end of runway inspection. Installs, removes, inspects and adjusts aerial delivery systems to mission requirements.  Makes diagnoses and

solves malfunctions of aircraft systems and components by utilizing a wide variety of complex state of the art computerized and/or non computerized diagnostic and precision equipment, by studying layout drawings, blueprints and wiring diagrams and by analyzing construction and operating characteristics of aircraft and their components. Performs or oversees maintenance such as troubleshooting, removing, repairing, replacing, rigging, aligning, cleaning, painting and corrosion control. May be required to assist DEPOT level maintenance activities on individual assigned aircraft discrepancies.  Ensures

all mission associated support (21) equipment is available and serviceable for deployment and employment. Ensures aircraft documentation and Maintenance Information Systems (MIS) accurately reflect the airworthiness of the Aircraft. Provides technical guidance and assistance to flight crews regarding observed discrepances and experienced in-flight characteristics

and system malfunctions. Performs or assists in aircrew debriefing when required. Performs in-process and final inspection of aircraft and components undergoing repair, overhaul and/or modification to verify and certify by signature adherence to work techniques, procedures and quality standards established by applicable publications. Completed work is reviewed for adherence to maintenance policy independently to determine that the aircraft is prepared and safe for flight. Due to the nature of operations tempo, must make decisions on a wide range of matters that may involve changes to past precedents to ensure completion of the mission. Clears Red X symbols on aircraft forms, accomplishes or directs engine power runs, may taxi aircraft in accordance with applicable directives. Plans, develops and conducts training during the technician work week to a

multi facet workforce comprised of from 3 to 8 assigned military positions. Training sessions are designed to provide instructions in techniques of repair and maintenance of aircraft and related equipment. Selects the appropriate instructional method, utilizing either formalized classroom or practical on-the-job method of instruction. Evaluates and certifies effectiveness of training by observation as the trainee performs the task(s). Determines experience and skill level of assigned personnel. Maintains Career Field Education and Training Plan (CFETP) for assigned members. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and command support exercises and Operations Other Than War (OOTW). 

Qualifications

LOCATION OF POSITION: 151 Maintenance Group, Salt Lake City, Utah

POSITION DESCRIPTION NUMBER: D1525000

AREA OF CONSIDERATION:  Nationwide

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent

APPOINTMENT REQUIREMENTS: Enlisted

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and position upon the effective date of placement in the technician position.

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY:  2A3XX, 2A5X1, 2A5X2, 2A5X4, 2A6XX, 2A8X1, 2A8X2C, 2A8X1C, 1A8X1E, 2A8X2E.

VICE: Walter Durtschi

SELECTING SUPERVISOR: SMSgt Clinton Hutchings 

PROMOTION POTENTIAL: This position has no known promotion potential.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Each applicant must fully substantiate (in her/his own words) that she/he meets the requirements of the specialized experience listed below: otherwise, the applicant will be considered unqualified for this vacancy. DO NOT COPY THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. IF YOU DO THIS YOU WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFED FOR THE VACANCY. Please ensure that you have included beginning and ending dates (month and year) for all jobs listed on your resume.

1.Knowledge of technical theory and operational characteristics, not only of airframe, but also of mission systems peculiar to the unit aircraft.

2.Knowledge of theory and operation of aircraft systems to troubleshoot malfunctions and problems and ability to determine the extent of repairs.

3.Knowledge of aircraft systems and components in electrical, fuel, hydraulic, environmental and mechanical principles.

4.Ability to insure proper work sequence planning and review, and a thorough understanding of technical orders, maintenance regulations and management operating procedures.

 

WG-12 requires 36 months of specialized experience.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Medical screening will be completed upon selection for hire. 

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.

Airman who accept a technician position will be terminated from the Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP).

Indefinite positions may be converted to permanent status without further competition.

 

BENEFITS

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. 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 - https://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

 


Other Information

1. 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.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.


Job Details

Date Posted April 9, 2018
Date Closes May 9, 2018
Requisition 465959700
Located In Salt lake city, UT
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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