Air National Guard Units (Title 32) AIRCRAFT ENGINE MECHANIC in Kingsley Field, Oregon
This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT ENGINE MECHANIC, Position Description Number D1635000and is part of the Oregon National Guard 173rd Fighter Wing, National Guard.
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NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
First Area of Consideration: Current permanent Technicians full time support personnel of the Oregon Air National Guard. Second Area of Consideration: All members of the Oregon Air National Guard. Third Area of Consideration: Individuals in the Active Duty Air Force, Air Force Reserve or Air Force National Guard who have held/hold the AFSC and are eligible to meet the military requirements for membership in the Oregon AFNG. Individuals eligible to meet the military requirements for membership in the ANG.
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As a AIRCRAFT ENGINE MECHANIC, WG-8602-8/10, this position is located in an Air National Guard Aviation Wing, Maintenance Group, Maintenance Squadron, Propulsion Element, (Jet Engine Intermediate Maintenance, (JEIM) and the Hush House). The primary purpose of this position is to certify acceptable performance, test, repair, trouble-shoot, operationally check and modify aircraft turbine and auxiliary power units, and associated propulsion system components.
(1) Troubleshoots malfunctioning engines and interrelated propulsion system components, determines degree of disassembly or certification required, repairs or replaces defective components, diagnostic computers and associated hardware. Analyzes malfunctions using schematic and wiring diagrams, blueprints, manufacturer's specifications, computer diagnostics data, inspection findings, trending data and aircrew debriefs. Performs engine run operation on installed and uninstalled engines to troubleshoot malfunctions or verify findings. Removes and installs engines and auxiliary power units. Operates, Automated Ground Test Systems (AGETS), trouble-shoots and repairs aircraft jet engines.
(2) Troubleshoots, modifies, repairs, and performs sequential disassembly and assembly of gearboxes and auxiliary power units. Performs evaluations that must be accomplished at critical points in the repair/build-up process using a variety of quality characteristics, consisting of complete systems or components and assemblies that undergo many steps in a repair process and have highly critical tolerances.
(3) Performs scheduled and special evaluations on installed engines, auxiliary power units, and associated airframe-mounted systems. Interprets Engine Management trend data and investigates trend anomalies to eliminate catastrophic engine failure or damage by the prediction and detection of adverse trends towards known failure modes before they occur.
(4) Performs command directed and locally established in-progress inspections (IPI) (certifying acceptable performance of all conventional or modified aircraft engines prior to their being installed in the aircraft or placed in inventory) of propulsion system components and associated equipment to determine adequacy of workmanship, materials and maintenance. Makes final certification of completed work and critical engine build measurements, annotating by signature that work and tolerances are correct. Certifies aircraft is safe for flight by Clearing Red X and other Red symbols.
(5) Requisitions, processes, and accounts for supply assets as required by the repairable processing system. Verifies compatibility of engine components. Performs computer data entry of engine and component information such as component location, status and tracking information into the Core Automated Maintenance System (CAMS) for fighter aircraft, and G081, (CAMS for Mobility) for multi-engine transport aircraft. Uses computer-based systems to account for time expenditures of maintenance performed.
(6) Provides technical advice and troubleshooting expertise to other work centers when propulsion systems affect or are affected by interrelated aircraft systems, such as: electro-environmental, pneudraulic, fuel and avionics systems.
(7) Provides on-the-job training to lower graded personnel or newly assigned personnel regardless of grade. Trains lower graded employees on proper certification techniques of installed engine components. Provides instruction in repair and inspection techniques of aircraft engine components and related equipment.
(8) Examines recurring malfunctions and initiates corrective actions by submission of quality deficiency or software deficiency reports. Devises repair procedures based on findings and recommends program changes or data corrections to correct software or technical data deficiencies. Recommends revisions to intermediate maintenance directives when necessary.
(9) Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as Operational Readiness Inspections (ORI), Inspector General (IG) Inspections, Unit Effectiveness Inspections and mobility and command support exercises. Performs additional duties such as, hydrazine response, aircraft or equipment decontamination, structural fire fighting, fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operator, maintenance of facilities and equipment, and assists local authorities during natural disasters or civil emergencies.
(10) Performs other duties as assigned.
The above description only mentions a limited amount of the position's official duties. For a full comprehensive document that covers all the duties of the position, please contact one of the Recruitment Specialist at the bottom of the announcement.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
All eligible personnel in the First, Second, and Third Area of Consideration
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8602 Aircraft Engine Mechanic
- Aircraft Engine Specialists
Specialists, Aircraft Engine
Conditions of Employment
- National Guard Membership is required.
- Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Must be able to obtain/maintain a Secret Security clearance if necessary
- Must have a valid state driver's license.
Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
Military Grades: * Enlisted Oregon Air National Guard*
Compatible Military Assignments: * 2A6X1.*
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Work involves the maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, overhaul, modification and testing of conventional, modified, and experimental aircraft engines, their components, assemblies, and subassemblies. It also covers work involving engine accessories such as starters, generators, anti-icers, and fuel control devices when such assignments are incidental to work on the completed engine. Works also involves the review of engine/component records to determine cause of failure and the extent of disassembly and repair required in returning engine and/or component to operational condition. Experience or training that has provided the ability to perform assembly and disassembly operations and make prescribed modifications to aircraft engines, engine assemblies, and accessories in accordance with technical specifications, procedures and requirements. Experience using hand and power tools common to the trade.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE*:* WG-08 - 12 months experienceusing common hand tools in making repetitive mechanical repairs under close supervision. Experience or training removing and installing components and accessories with detailed guidance. Experience in following detailed instructions in making minor repairs and modifications to aircraft engines, subassemblies and components.
WG-10 - 18 months experienceor training performing standard, routine assembly and disassembly operations and making prescribed modifications to aircraft engines, engine assemblies, and accessories. Experience or training performing maintenance overhaul, troubleshooting, testing, and repair of aircraft engines, engine components, and power trains for fixed and/or rotary wing aircraft. Experience determining maintenance needed from work orders, inspection reports, historical record, and by own diagnosis. Experience using common hand tools in making repetitive mechanical repairs under close supervision.
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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 (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
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Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed.
Other supporting documents: Cover Letter, DD-214, OF-306, Police Records Check Form DD-369, Resume, SF-50, and Transcript
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Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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- Pay and leave
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Oregon National Guard 173rd Fighter Wing 211 Arnold Ave Kingsley Field, OR US
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481772100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 10/12/2017 to 11/13/2017
Salary: $22.02 to $28.67 per hour
Pay scale & grade: WG 8 - 10
Work schedule: Full-Time
Appointment type: Permanent