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Powered Support Systems Mechanic

Air Force Civilian Service Sioux Falls, SD

Job Description



This position is located in the Aerospace Ground Equipment Section at ANG Flying Activities and mission support units. The primary purpose of this position is to accomplish maintenance on electronically controlled powered support equipment containing highly complex digital devices and integrated circuits.



General: Experience or training which demonstrates the knowledge of mechanical maintenance work; ability to read and use technical manuals, illustrations, diagrams and schematics, and skill in the use of equipment and hand tools used in troubleshooting, testing and repairing equipment.

Specialized: 18 months of experience in the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) as listed below.  Experience or training removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing parts, components, and accessories. Experience which provided working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to powered support equipment and systems; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments. Experience which provided working knowledge of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships. Experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics.

Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities (KSAs):  In your application and/or resume please address the following factors in detail, giving dates of the experience and training.  Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a separate sheet(s) addressing the KSAs and how they relate to work experience, education or training.


1) Ability to interpret technical and manufacturer manuals, illustrations, specifications, diagrams and schematics necessary to make repairs and modifications.

2) Knowledge and skill in repairing, overhauling and rebuilding major assemblies and systems of powered and non-powered support systems.

3) Skill in using diagnostic test equipment.

4) Skill in using hand tools, power tools and precision measuring equipment.
5) Ability to troubleshoot complex malfunctions requiring knowledge of the interaction of several subsystems.
6) Ability to train maintenance and other personnel in operations and safety procedures for assigned support equipment.





The federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees which may include Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Insurance, Annual Leave, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Retirement Program. For additional information about current federal benefits visit web site

Other Information


The South Dakota National Guard is an equal opportunity employer and cannot discriminate against an employee or applicant with respect to the terms, conditions or privileges of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (includes gender or sexual harassment), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability (including pregnancy), marital status or political affiliation. Applicants or employees may contact the South Dakota National Guard Equal Employment Office at 605-737-6635 if they believe they have been the victim of unlawful discrimination. 

Job Details

Date Posted May 10, 2018
Date Closes June 9, 2018
Requisition 466056600
Located In Sioux falls, SD
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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