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Air Force Civilian Service Cincinnati, OH

Job Description


--Installs, inspects, troubleshoots, maintains, repairs, operates, overhauls, tests and modifies powered ground support equipment, such as engine driven generator sets, heaters, ventilation, air compressing, refrigeration and air conditioning equipment for all special purpose tactical environmental control units, most of which have highly sophisticated and complex electronic, electrical and/or pneumatic control circuits. Provides similar support for fixed facilities.
-- Performs intermediate-level maintenance on powered support equipment. This includes working on engines and generators such as removing, repairing, and overhauling of accessories, and rebuilding of units. Engine rebuilding work requires removal and replacement of crankshafts, pistons, and other integral parts. Replaces, checks and adjusts valves, bearings, cams, clutches, bushings, springs, armatures, pushrods, exhaust manifolds, tubing, hose and defective wiring. Diagnoses malfunctions, using visual and auditory senses, test equipment and applicable technical publications; makes repairs, removes, disassembles and assembles components and sub-systems.
-- Uses special purpose power generating equipment and systems to provide electrical power for deployable communications and data processing facilities.
-- Uses special purpose air conditioning units and systems to provide specific and critical temperature control in deployable communications and data processing facilities.
-- Installs, inspects, troubleshoots, repairs, and modifies multi-fuel tactical heating units.
-- Utilizes a variety of specialized tools and sophisticated test equipment.
-- Utilizes layout drawings electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and refrigeration schematics and pictorial diagrams to solve maintenance problems.
-- Performs periodic scheduled maintenance inspections.
-- Paints equipment to possibly include Chemical Agent Resistant Coating (CARC) finishes.
-- Maintains and provides for benchstock, automated maintenance and mobility products, Test, Measurement, & Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE), hazardous waste, contaminated waste control, and safety procedures. Maintains historical and training records and performs administrative duties for technical orders (TO) and files.
- Plans and fabricates electrical power distribution equipment, power and lightning grounding schemes, cables and connectors to interface with military and commercial power systems and sub-systems.
-- Generates configuration documentation (e.g. diagrams and electrical load requirements) for deployed powered ground support and HVAC configurations.
-- Tracks, accounts for and coordinates equipment status and location through production control utilizing automated systems. Performs systems trend analysis. Performs Maintenance Data Collection (MDC) and Maintenance Standardization Evaluation Program (MSEP) processes.
--Implements work center training programs, to include task scheduling and training activities for drill status guard members. Conducts on-the-job training (OJT) for personnel. Creates and develops lesson plans. Ensures availability of facilities and training aids. Monitors the training status of personnel and ensures that supplemental and/or remedial training is accomplished. Incumbent is responsible for mobilization readiness of section personnel and equipment. Conducts unit wide operator training programs for limited equipment (e.g. generator operator training). Conducts unit wide training in environmental issues including Hazardous Communication (HAZCOM), Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) and other environmental related areas. Acts as the unit environmental manager.

****  A more comprehensive detailed description of the position may be found in Position Description "D1561000" in the employing unit or in the Human Resources Office  ****


This is a Permanent Excepted Service position 

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

  • Minimum Military Grade: A1C (E-3)
  • Maximum Military Grade: TSgt (E-6)
  • Compatible AFSC: 3E0X2

If you are willing to take a demotion to be considered for this position you must clearly indicate your intentions in your resume.

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.


General Experience

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 Experience:(WG-5378-10)

1. Experience or training removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing parts, components, and accessories.  

2. 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. 

3. Experience which provided working knowledge of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships. 

4. Experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures' repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics.



This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available. 

Must be able to obtain 3EX02 AFSC

If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status. 

Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard.


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Other Information

1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. 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.

Job Details

Date Posted June 11, 2018
Date Closes July 11, 2018
Requisition 466795500
Located In Cincinnati, OH
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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