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    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIREDThis is an excepted 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 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. 

    Open to current members and those eligible for membership in the Arizona Air National Guard, in the rank of E-1/AB – E-5/SSgt.  Applicants will maintain their current military assignment.

    This job announcement is for employment as an Arizona Air National Guard Technician; a Federal/ Excepted Civil Service position. This is a dual-status technician job whereby you are required to maintain active membership in a National Guard unit/wing and are required to wear the military uniform at the workplace.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located in an 162nd Wing 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. 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. 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.  Performs test cell operation of engine and aircraft run up, analyzes operating parameters, makes final adjustments and verifies that engine is operating within acceptable parameters for safe operation in the aircraft. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Serves as the hazardous materials manager as required.  Interprets and follows state and federal regulations regarding the reclamation, storage and transportation of hazardous materials. 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. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen

    Candidate must be a citizen of the United States

    Direct Deposit of pay is mandatory.

    Known Promotion Potential: None

     

     

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    For this job announcement the following documents are REQUIRED and must be COMPLETED WITH SIGNATURES:

    NOTE:

                 *FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS IS AN AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIER*

    · Resume or Optional Form 612

    · Optional Form 306, declaration for Federal Employment (WITH SIGNATURE)

    · AZNG Form 335-2-R (Knowledge, Skill and Ability Supplement) or substantiating document that contains the listed KSA's in this announcement with your relevant experiences.

    Additional Supporting Documentation: Report of Individual Personnel (RIP), other documentation that shows AFSC/ASVAB/Rank qualifications etc. (Optional but recommended)

    Please click on the link below to review the TOP REASONS FOR DISQUALIFICATION

    https://dema.az.gov/sites/default/files/Attachments/HRO_Top_DQ_Reasons.pdf

    You may download the required forms from the Arizona National Guard Human Resources website at https://dema.az.gov/careers/azng-human-resources/jobs-technician. After you have completed the form, please submit using the upload instructions above listed above Option A.

     

    To submit the documents requested follow the options listed above. Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

     

    Qualifications

    APPOINTMENT FACTORS:This position is the Federal/Excepted Civil Service and is open to current members and those eligible for membership of the Arizona Air National Guard. Individual selected will receive an Indefinite Appointment

    and may be converted to permanent based on availability of funds or position no longer being encumbered

    MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: 

    Prior to appointment into this position, selectee must be a current member of the Arizona Air National Guard and must possess the following AFSC:  2A6X1 

    Max Military Grade: E-5/SSgt

    IMPORTANT NOTES: 

    NOTE:  This position is subject to rotating or night shift work.

    NOTE:  Current 162 WG Maintenance Group members who hold the 2A6X1 career field will be placed in a military position commensurate with current rank.  All other applicants outside of career field who apply at a higher grade then advertised will be demoted.

    NOTE:  Must possess or be able to obtain a secret security clearance.

    NOTE:  Provide all substantiating documentation to verify rank/AFSC/other requirements.

    Acceptance of a Federal Excepted technician position of over 179 days in length will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (BONUS). Individual selected will be required to take a pre-employment medical screening which will be paid for by the Agency.

    Permanent Change of Station (PCS) funds are not available for this position. 

    QUALIFICATION:  Aircraft Engine Mechanic, WG-8602-5/8/10, E-1/AB – E-5/SSgt

    Specialized Experience:

    WG-5 must possess 6 months experience using common hand tools in making repetitive mechanical repairs under close supervision; experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the simpler and routine duties of the trade.

    WG-8 must possess 12 months 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 must possess 18 months experience or 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.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE IN THIS POSITION:

    1.  Knowledge in installing, removing, operating, and repairing a variety of conventional and modified aircraft engines and engine accessories systems on and off the aircraft.

    2.  Knowledge and understanding of jet engine theory and the integration of the jet engine with all aircraft systems to troubleshoot malfunctions and accomplish repairs.

    3.  Knowledge and skill in operating a variety of test equipment, such as vibration analyzers, air data simulators, engine monitoring computer, data transfer equipment, ignition testers, high pressure hydraulic test equipment, voltmeters and other precision measurement equipment to troubleshoot, maintain, and repair aircraft engines on and off the aircraft.

    4.  Skill and ability to interpret technical orders, manufacturer's catalogs, blueprints and schematic drawings, to obtain the technical information required to troubleshoot, overhaul, repair, modify, assemble and operate engines. 

    5.  Knowledge and understanding of mathematics used to determine tolerances and performance specifications involved in engine build-up and engine operation.

    6.  Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

    Education

    Additional information

    1. If you are a current excepted service 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 excepted service tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

    2. All qualification requirements must be met prior to the closing date of this announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPM's web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications .

    3. Please do not fax/email any applications or resumes to the Arizona National Guard Human Resource Office. You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The Arizona National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Selection for this position will be made without regard to race, religion, age, national origin, sex, political affiliation, marital status, membership or non-membership in an employee organization or any other non-merit factor.

    Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Secret

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    Required Documents

    Candidate must be a citizen of the United States

    Direct Deposit of pay is mandatory.

    Known Promotion Potential: None

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    For this job announcement the following documents are REQUIRED and must be COMPLETED WITH SIGNATURES:

    NOTE:

                 *FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS IS AN AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIER*

    · Resume or Optional Form 612

    · Optional Form 306, declaration for Federal Employment (WITH SIGNATURE)

    · AZNG Form 335-2-R (Knowledge, Skill and Ability Supplement) or substantiating document that contains the listed KSA's in this announcement with your relevant experiences.

    Additional Supporting Documentation: Report of Individual Personnel (RIP), other documentation that shows AFSC/ASVAB/Rank qualifications etc. (Optional but recommended)

    Please click on the link below to review the TOP REASONS FOR DISQUALIFICATION

    https://dema.az.gov/sites/default/files/Attachments/HRO_Top_DQ_Reasons.pdf

    You may download the required forms from the Arizona National Guard Human Resources website at https://dema.az.gov/careers/azng-human-resources/jobs-technician. After you have completed the form, please submit using the upload instructions above listed above Option A.

     

    To submit the documents requested follow the options listed above. Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

     

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    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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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal Employees: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/pay_and_Benefits

    This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal Employees: http://www.usajobs.gov/El/benefits.asp

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    NOTE:

          *You MUST apply online.

            Announcement will close 11:59PM Eastern Standard Time.

    To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:

    1. Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and

    2. Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

    NOTE: Use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.

    Option A: Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

    Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questionnaire:

    1. You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed – and your résumé is not attached – until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your résumé.

    2. You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

    3. You must complete the entire process by the closing date.

    4. To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:

    A. Go to and log in.

    B. Click the Vacancy Identification Number: Click Select a Vacancy.

    C. Verify that all of your documents appear on the table with a status of Processed.

    5.  You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout. (When you want to return, go to https://www.hr-services.org/usasonlineapp/usasonlineapp.aspx and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)

    6. If you Submit more than one Qualifications Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one Submitted is the one that is used. Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.

    To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire, choose one of these options:

    1. If your résumé is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the Apply Online button on this page. Your résumé will be attached only to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.

    2. If your résumé is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Résumé Builder, click this link to begin the process: Online Questionnaire

    Option B: Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.

    If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, you can write your answers on paper. Follow these steps:

    1. You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.

    2. Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703) 724-1850 – after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.

    3. You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by FAX.

    By Fax: If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, do not use a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here -- http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly. The fax number is 1-478-757-3144. Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.

    Agency contact information

    Yanie E. Hernandez

    Address

    Arizona National Guard
    Human Resources Office
    5636 E McDowell Road
    Phoenix, AZ
    USA
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    ARIZONA NATIONAL GUARD

    NATIONWIDE

    TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

    The mission of the Arizona National Guard Full-Time Force is to maintain properly trained and equipped units available for prompt mobilization for war, national or state emergency. For information about membership call: (602) 267-2311 (AIR).

    Next steps

    Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

    Instructions for answering the questions in the Occupational Questionnaire: If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a Case-by-Case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/470215900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.