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Production Controller (Acft)

Air Force Civilian Service Andrews Afb, MD

Job Description


Brief Description of Duties: Coordinates and develops operational and maintenance requirements for all assigned aerospace vehicles and related support and training into long range, quarterly, monthly and weekly plans to produce a schedule which makes efficient use of resources. Ensures that the Maintenance Control Supervisor and the Chief of Maintenance are advised of maintenance capability, problem areas, and adherence to schedules. Schedules aerospace vehicles and related equipment through all phases of maintenance. Assigned work priorities to all scheduled maintenance to assure a balanced workload for all maintenance sections. Schedules and conducts daily maintenance planning meeting to refine and incorporate unscheduled maintenance requirements nton the Weekly and Daily Maintenance Plans and workload requirement. Reviews specialist dispatch and in-shop production workload to ascertain production delay. Coordinates with Quality Assurance in scheduling activity, technicial inspections and publication changes. Develops inspection work package for aircraft; schedules and conducts preinspection meeting for scheduled inspections such as periodic, isochronal, and phase.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Experience, education or training which indicates the candidate can reason in quantitative terms, communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner, understanding the terminology and data pertaining to repair operations and process characteristics of the production activity.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess at least Twenty-four (

24)months experience, education or training preparing job or work orders; scheduling various phases of projects into the production facility; following up to see if work is progressing as planned and arranging for adjustments in materials, machine processes, and work sequencing allowing for changes.   Experience with current automation support programs to input data, provide status of equipment, and monitor job order status, monitor work priorities, requisition repair parts, track repair parts status, etc.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: You must meet the minimum military rank as specified in this announcement. Applicants applying to this position who exceed the maximum military grade listed on this job announcement MUST submit a statement in writing that they are willing to take an administrative reduction in grade to the advertised military grade on the job announcement for which applying. Applicants who exceed the military grade will NOT be placed into the technician position until they have been administratively reduced to the military grade on the job announcement. Please note that exceeding the maximum rank does not automatically qualify you for consideration. 

The National Guards full-time support program requires that all military technicians are members of the National Guard and are appointed to full-time positions which correspond to their military assignments. 


Maximum Military Rank: E-6/TSgt

Compatible Military Assignments: 2RXXX

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience

Completion of 2 academic years of education in an accredited college or university will satisfy the requirements for GS-4 positions.  Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience for GS-5 positions.

Other requirements: For positions requiring a security clearance the applicant must be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment. For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state drivers license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.


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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:

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Job Details

Date Posted April 15, 2018
Date Closes May 15, 2018
Requisition 467406600
Located In Andrews afb, MD
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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