**This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties.**
Leads a team (minimum of three mechanics) and works beside others performing Electronic Integrated Systems maintenance duties. Performs in-process inspections within the shop and on-site of repair, diagnostics, modification, overhaul and/or rebuild of integrated electronic systems and related support equipment. Performs personnel training evaluations and spot checks work. Determines whether quality standards are met by detailed inspection of electronic, electrical, mechanical and operational inspections methods. Investigates causes of critical or major defects and assures corrective actions are taken. Assures that all test and measuring equipment used in the integrated maintenance process is properly calibrated and meets required configuration. Inspects systems to determine if necessary modifications have been accomplished. Advises Aerospace Engineering personnel on the operation and maintenance effects of proposed Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO) modifications on new or existing equipment. Makes recommendations to depot engineering on TCTO changes. Performs final inspection of work upon completion. The Working Leader is "Red X" qualified. Interacts directly with aircrews for mission/sortie debrief and enhanced system troubleshooting. Responsible for final classification and acceptance of all equipment/material inspected. Inspections include visual, dimensional, electrical or electronic characteristics for conformance to appearance or tolerance requirements and a function/operation test. Assures that all required modification work orders have been applied and necessary records updated.
Directs on-equipment or off-equipment maintenance on one or more complete electronic integrated systems associated with the assigned aircraft, and/or maintenance on automatic flight control systems, instrument systems, inertial and radar navigation systems. Provides task oversight for employees in the accomplishment of work by the Electronics Integrated Systems Mechanic, WG-2610-13 trades and labor craftsmen. Receives general instructions and guidance from senior supervisor, and ensures that the instructions are carried out precisely by the work team in order to accomplish goals and objectives. Ensures that needed tech data, schematics, plans, blueprints, material, and test equipment is available prior to work initiation. Identifies and balances the workload. Monitors and reports on the status and progress of work. Assures that the supervisors instructions on work priorities, deadlines, and quality requirements are met. Coaches the team in the selection and application of appropriate problems solving methods and techniques. Trains and arranges for training of team members in methods and techniques of team building and working in teams to accomplish work. Monitors and reports on the status of work in progress and upon completion, as required, to assure the supervisors instructions on priorities, methods and quality have been met. Maintains the inspection program for area of responsibility and administrative reference materials, including relevant documents, policies, procedures, and written instructions from supervision is available to the team. Prepares reports and maintains records of work accomplishments. Represents the team in dealings with the supervisor for the purpose of obtaining resources and securing needed information or decisions from the supervisor on major work problems and issues. Approves emergency leave up to one day. Investigates causes of critical or major defects and assures corrective action is taken. May stop production to correct discrepancies or unsafe practices.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: EACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS- THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION.
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-13 Level - Must possess 24 months: Experience or training in utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic integrated systems equipment. Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic integrated systems equipment. Experience in making mechanical repairs that required the use of precision measuring and calibrating equipment. Experience in using a wide variety of test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE). Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications. In addition to the journeyman level knowledge, experience which demonstrates the ability to plan, organize, and lead the work of others in fields directly related the repair function of this occupational series. Must have the ability to perform administrative functions; to read and interpret a variety of technical publications used in the repair of supported equipment. The ability to provide guidance to others in work related directly to this occupational series.
Quality of Experience Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicants record of experience and/or training must show possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position.
Military Requirements- Military skill set is determined by AFSC requirements. Upon selection, individuals must be assigned to a compatible military AFSC in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the AFSC.
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