This National Guard position is for an ELECTRONIC INTEGRATED SYSTEMS MECHANIC, Position Description Number D2325000and is part of the AZ 162nd Wing, Air National Guard.
NOTE: All Selected applicants will be placed on an Order of Merit List in the order of their referral and selection ranking.
NOTE: Acceptance of an offer of employment made from this vacancy announcement will require the selected applicants at the time of appointment to sign a statement of understanding that clearly outlines the selected applicants Individual Development Plan (IDP) KSA training requirements and minimum Specialized Experience time frames that are required for promotion of applicable known promotion pay grades associated with their qualifications.
NOTE: Unless otherwise amended this position will close on 15 December 2017.
NOTE: The position's special experience requirement is at least 12 months with a 3-level in any of the following AFSC: 2A0X1, 2A2X1, 2A2X2, 2A2X3, 2A3X4, 2A3X5, 2A8X1, 2A8X2, 2A9X1, 2A9X2, 2A9X3. If you have at least 12 month's experience in any of the above AFSC, please answer "yes" to the specialized experience question in the assessment even though the assessment asked for 18 months.
Individual selected will receive an Indefinite Appointment and may be converted to permanent based on availability of funds or position no longer being encumbered.
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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.
ELECTRONIC INTEGRATED SYSTEMS MECHANIC, WG-2610-12. This position is located at the 162d Wing, Tucson, Arizona, Maintenance Group, Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Avionics workcenter that supports aircraft. It is an Air National Guard dual status technician position that requires military membership, compatible military skill assignment and classification. The primary purpose of this position is to install, modify, overhaul, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, align, calibrate and rebuild multi-system complexes, which consist of several complete integrated electronic avionics systems, where the multi-system complex accomplishes a number of major functions. Install, modifies, overhauls, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs, rebuilds, aligns and calibrates complete electronic avionics multi-systems. Troubleshoots malfunctions and analyzes system performance utilizing aircrew debrief data, Technical Orders, schematic and wiring diagrams, engineering drawing, data downloads from various systems, waveform analysis from Time Domain Reflectometer and Joint Services Electronic Combat Test Set (JSECTS), Mulitplex Bus Fault Isolation Test Set, common and system specific test equipment and built in system tests. Removes faulty system components and line replaceable units, (LRUs). Installs serviceable components and LRUs or repairs faulty wiring as required. Recommends hardware and software changes. Submits change recommendations to Technical Orders. Requisitions supply assets and processes repairable assets in accordance with Standard Base Supply System requirements. Documents maintenance action in aircraft forms and documents man-hour expenditures and maintenance actions in the computer system. Provides training to lower graded and newly assigned personnel concerned with the repair of integrated avionics systems. Prepares for and participates in AEF taskings, deployments and various inspections and exercises. Complies with safety, fire, security and housekeeping regulations. Ensures that material and equipment are properly stored, protected and maintained. May be required to perform additional duties such as launch and recovery, aircraft servicing, firefighting, aircraft crash and rescue duty or serve as a member of a natural disasters or civil emergencies team.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…Open to current members and those eligible for membership with the Arizona Air National Guard
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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.
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: E-1/AB - E-6/TSgt
Compatible Military Assignments: Must possess at least a 3 skill level in a compatible enlisted AFSC for PD# D2325000, WG-2610-12 (2A0X1, 2A2X1, 2A2X2, 2A2X3, 2A3X4, 2A3X5, 2A8X1, 2A8X2, 2A9X1, 2A9X2, 2A9X3).
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
QualificationsSPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least a 3 level in an compatible enlisted AFSC for PD# D2240P01, WG-2610-13 (2A0X1, 2A2X1, 2A2X2, 2A2X3, 2A3X4, 2A3X5, 2A8X1, 2A8X2, 2A9X1, 2A9X2, 2A9X3) with 12 months experience work experience utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic integrated systems equipment. Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic integrated systems equipment. Experience in making mechanical repairs that required the use of precision measuring and calibrating equipment. Experience in using a wide variety of test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE). Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications.
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).
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
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.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Aircraft Maintenance and Technical Problem Solving
The following competencies need to be addressed on the AZ NG 335-2-R Form (for additional space please use MS Word document)
1. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
2. Experience or training utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic integrated systems equipment.
3. Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions of electronic integrated systems equipment.
4. Experience in using a wide variety of test, measurement and diagnostic equipment (TMDE).
5. Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications and publications.
Background checks and security clearance
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed.
2. Other supporting documents: AZNG Form 335-2-R, OF-306 (must have wet signature), Proof of AFSC (RIP or 2096)
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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How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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