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Air Force Civilian Service Newington, NH

Job Description


The primary purpose of the position is to inspect, repair, modify, and service aircraft systems, components, and assemblies, both on and off aircraft.

Position Description Number:  D1366000


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  Experience or training that has provided you with the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories, and components, and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications. Must be skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipment.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  (WG-10) - Must have at least 18 months of experience in installing, adjusting, aligning, troubleshooting and functionally testing the various major and minor mechanical and pneudraulic systems on an aircraft during overhaul or modification; Experience coordinating the work of other mechanics, and scheduling maintenance to ensure completion of critical actions and optimum workflow; The ability to instruct lower graded mechanics, military and other personnel in the disassembly and re-assembly of crash damaged engines, transmissions, gearboxes, hydraulic components, and fuel controls sufficient for the exhibit to be returned to its shipping container.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  (WG-08) - Must have at least 12 months of  experience in the use of common hand tools to make mechanical repairs; Experience removing and installing aircraft parts, components and accessories with detailed guidance; Experience in following detailed instructions in making routine, reoccurring repairs and modifications to aircraft parts, subassemblies and components, e.g. such as jacking and leveling aircraft, installing and adjusting engines, landing gear assemblies, instrument panels, and flight control systems.


- Knowledge of the makeup, operation, and installation of a variety of systems, assemblies, and surfaces.

- Knowledge to determine when new surfaces, assemblies, and systems should be installed, or repaired through replacement of new parts and components.

- Knowledge of types and extent of adjustments and alignments required.

- Skill in the removal, replacement and adjustment of various systems assemblies, and surfaces or any of their components and parts.

- Skill in connecting, meshing and adjusting surfaces, assemblies, and systems with one another.

- Knowledge and skill to use precision test equipment, technical data, schematics, wiring diagrams, mathematical formulas, common hand tools, jigs, templates, and various gauges.

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

Military Grades:  E3 to E7

Selectee(s) must be within the military grade(s) listed in this job announcement prior to the effective date of placement into the technician position.

Applicant(s) who are over grade must clearly state, in their resumes, their intentions to willingly take a reduction in grade.

Compatible Military Assignments: 2A3X3, 2A3X8, 2A5X1, 2A5X2, 2A5X4, 2A8X1, 2A8X2C, 2A8X1C, 2A8X1E, 2A8X2E

It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply.  It is, however, the applicants responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment.  Coordinate with your units training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.


This vacancy will be processed in accordance with NHNG TPR 335 & Article 16 of the Labor Management Agreement.   Military compatibility and grade inversion rules will be strictly adhered to. In order to comply with the NGB compatibility criteria, selected individual will be immediately assigned to compatible military assignment.




Reimbursement for PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS) expenses is not authorized.


Selected individual must enroll in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer Program.   The Federal Financial Management Act of 1994, SEC 402, Electronics Payments, requires direct deposit to a financial institution for all Federal wage or salary payments.


If you are a male born after 31 December 1959, and you desire employment with the Federal Government, you must be registered with Selective Service.


The Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus, Student Loan Repayment Program incentive, and Selected Reserve Recruitment Health Care Professionals incentive will be terminated upon start date for a military technician position or AGR Title 10 or Title 32 tour.   Recoupment may be required depending on the specific incentive contract recoupment procedures.


If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to terminate your AGR tour prior to placement into this position. 

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.


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.


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Federal Employment Information Fact Sheet: Benefits of Working for the Federal Government:  This fact sheet is provided for a review of most of the benefits offered here. Please click on the link below for more information:

Retirement Information and Services for New Employees.
This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

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 New Hampshire National Guard Human Resources 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 June 10, 2018
Date Closes July 10, 2018
Requisition 464679800
Located In Newington, NH
SOC Category 00-0000.00