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Production Controller Scheduler - Military Requirement

Air Force Civilian Service Minneapolis, MN

Job Description


The primary purpose of this Air Reserve Technician Enlisted position is to serve as a Production Controller (Aircraft) developing and implementing aircraft maintenance work plans and schedules to ensure the effective and efficient accomplishment of required maintenance and coordination in support of unit operational flight scheduling. As such, incumbent of this position will:

  • Develop maintenance plans for assigned aircraft and associated equipment.
  • Interpret design and/or production engineering data, standards of work processes, and master repair plans.
  • Implement maintenance plans through the development and publication of maintenance schedules to include scheduled and unscheduled repair actions, time-sensitive inspections or modifications, component time change replacement and aircraft or system inspections.
  • Develop preliminary operational schedules (utilization plans) and provide estimates of maintenance support capability to meet operational requirements.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the Time Compliance Technical Order (TCTO) Program.


You must have one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or qualifying pay band under other pay systems in the Federal Service which has given you the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities as shown below to successfully perform the duties of the position which involved assisting with developing and implementing aircraft maintenance work plans, schedules and workloads. (To be creditable, specialized experience must meet the above quality level requirements).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): (1) Knowledge of and ability to interpret aircraft and manufacturing terminology, technical orders, data, standards and instructions. (2) Knowledge of aerospace systems, subsystems, components, and associated inspection, repair, modification, and supply processes. (3) Knowledge of and skill in the use of automated maintenance information systems and aircraft maintenance documentation processes. (4) Ability to correlate and analyze a variety of routine production data, technical manuals, and directives to determine applicability.

Substitution of Education for Experience: NONE


Position may or will require incumbent to: (1) Obtain and maintain appropriate security clearance. (2) Incumbents regular assignments are primarily ART duties: however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities. (3) Work is primarily sedentary which may involve some walking, standing, bending, or carrying of light items. (4) Normally works in an office environment.(5) Drug testing requirement.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

Other Information

  • Candidates are encouraged to provide a copy of their military experience and training (VMET) documents with their resume in order to expedite recruitment efforts. Visit the Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success) website
  • For more information visit the Air Force Reserve Special Examining Unit website at  Individuals on active duty may apply 120 days before separation date and should indicate in their application their military separation date.  Individuals with more than 120 days before separation date must submit with their application a letter, signed by their commanding officer, stating the individual will be released from active duty (Palace Chase) if they obtain an ART position. Reservists who are mobilized may submit a copy of their mobilization orders or a statement in their application stating they are available within 120 days.
  • Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Inter agency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must rank in the Best or Highly qualified categories to be considered well qualified for the position. Federal civilian employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of the most recent Performance Rating, and a copy of the most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible.
  • Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection.  For information on military spouse preference, please refer to website  Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference.
  • All Federal Employees are required by PL 104-134 to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.

Job Details

Date Posted June 10, 2018
Date Closes July 10, 2018
Requisition 465960800
Located In Minneapolis, MN
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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