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Aircraft Mechanic Coordinator

Air Force Civilian Service Charlotte, NC

Job Description


Responsible for the total squadron maintenance program, manages the overall direction of the maintenance effort, and enforces safe maintenance practices.  In addition, responsible for identifying, assembling, and managing critical equipment items.  Priority is placed on aircraft supporting operational requirements, scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance, and aircraft used for maintenance and/or operations training.  The focus is on aircraft generation in order to meet mission requirements.  Incumbent has maintenance authority on airworthiness of aircraft based on knowledge of aircraft systems and safety of flight concerns.  Ensures that a pilot pickup is accomplished for critical parts in order to expedite repairs of Not-Mission-Capable aircraft that receive the highest priority and depends on the critical need for the aircraft and its return to service.  May verify Mission Capable (MICAP) requisitions.  Participates in establishing the monthly and weekly maintenance plans.  Attends the daily maintenance planning meetings for the purpose of incorporating unscheduled maintenance into the weekly and daily maintenance plans.  Evaluates workload requirements and makes changes to aircraft utilization schedules as required.  Takes prompt and decisive action to make on-the-spot adjustments to maintenance repair priorities necessitated by unscheduled maintenance requirements.  Controls and coordinates maintenance activity on the flightline.  Monitors aircraft maintenance in progress and evaluates estimated completion time against scheduling and planning requirements. Anticipates problems and directs changes of flightline activities in order to meet mission schedules.  May be required to coordinate with supervisors to select workers and assign tasks to be performed.  When necessary, initiates action to resolve personnel shortages and coordinates eequirements with the Maintenance Operations Center (MOC).  Reviews work in progress or upon completion for compliance with policies and procedures.  Ensures utilization of proper tools and equipment and adherence to technical data in performance of maintenance. Determines methods necessary to meet mission requirements including authorizing and directing cannibalization on assigned aircraft. Cannibalization actions will be coordinated with the MOC and Supply.  Ensures aircraft status is accurately reported in accordance with Air Force instructions, reports, and applicable supplements.  Works closely with the expediter and MOC to ensure that actual aircraft status matches the aircraft status reported in the automated reporting system.  Understands, executes, and coordinates specific disaster control duties including the provisions contained Air Force instructions, with regard to movement of aircraft, support equipment, and evacuation of flightline personnel.  Decisions will be made based on safeguarding personnel first, followed by protecting aircraft, equipment, and other
resources.  Maintains a current on-base disaster map with cordon overlay and appropriate checklists for use during disasters or exercises.  Performs other duties as assigned.

PD:  D1528000


Minimum Requirements:  Administrative or clerical experience, education, or training which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform the duties of the position. Experience using computer and automation systems.

Specialized Experience:  Must have at least 36 months experience, education or training program or managerial experience in a type of work or a combination of functions directly related to the business or industry position to be filled or in comparable work or functions. Experience developing and recommending policy; organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of operations. Experience in supervisory, staff or technical work which included study, analysis or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of managerial or administrative policies, practices and procedures. Experience preparing written communications and oral presentations.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below will be used in the selection process.   KSAs are important to the entire selection process and should be addressed specifically and completely within the resume.

1.  Knowledge of the maintenance, modification, and repair of various types of complex aviation components and equipment on a combat or strategic fixed wing aircraft.
2.  Knowledge of the activity, staff, support operations, manpower, equipment, supplies and materials, etc., to develop short- and long-range plans and schedules of maintenance workloads. 
3.  Extensive knowledge, understanding, and use of aircraft equipment and components terminology, data, and standards, and how to relate them to needs of missions.
4.  Knowledge and experience to observe and analyze production operations to determine if schedules are being followed, improved and to determine the causes of production delays.
5.  Knowledge of quality assurance sufficient to comply with Air Force directives and guidelines.
6.  Knowledge of Emergency War Order (EWO) and contingency plans to successfully accomplish aircraft generation.
7.  Must possess an understanding of the pertinent directives to the function and established priorities based on scheduled inspections, equipment outages, mission requirements and training schedules.
8.  Knowledge and in-depth understanding of the capabilities of equipment possessed and of the specialty shops and all possible work sequences available in the production facility to ensure that all maintenance and production goals are attained expeditiously and economically with no degradation to the training or mission objectives.

Quality of Experience: Length of time is not of itself qualifying.  Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed.  The applicant's record of experience and/or training must show possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position. 

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:  Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelors degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements.

Military Assignment:  Occupants of this position must maintain continuous military membership in the North Carolina Air National Guard (NCANG).  Assignment to a compatible Enlisted (E8 & below) position in the NCANG is mandatory.  (AFSC: 2AXXX, 2WXXX)

Security Clearance:  Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a security clearance as required by the position (Secret).

Direct Deposit: The applicant selected for this position will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer Program.

Other Requirements: For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license.


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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 resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office. You must apply on-line or fax your resumes to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.






Job Details

Date Posted July 11, 2018
Date Closes August 10, 2018
Requisition 464281000
Located In Charlotte, NC
SOC Category 00-0000.00