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    This Title 32 National Guard position is for a Aircraft Electrician, Position Description Number D1549P01and is part of the NJ 177th MAI SQ, National Guard.

    This position is for an indefinite length of time and is not permanent.

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    As a Aircraft Electrician, WG-2892-11, you may be expected to accomplish the following:

    • Analyze malfunctions using schematics, logic and wiring diagrams, computer data, and factory drawings
    • Remove and replace components or assemblies down to the lowest level authorized by depot
    • Perform organizational and intermediate level maintenance modifications as required
    • Modify and update electrical and environmental support equipment according to applicable technical publications
    • Perform precise and advanced wiring maintenance procedures on aircraft
    • Document maintenance actions and man-hour expenditures on maintenance forms and computer systems

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    2892 Aircraft Electrician

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    Conditions Of Employment

    Areas of Consideration:

    • Areas I: Open to Permanent, (does not include Temporary) on-board, Title 32 Technicians of the NJ National Guard
    • Areas II: Open to Permanent, (does not include Temporary) on-board, Title 32 and Title 5 Employees of the NJ National Guard
    • Areas III: Open to New Jersey National Guard members (This includes Army and Air)
    • Areas IV: Open to anyone eligible for membership in the New Jersey National Guard

    Military Grades: E-3 to E-5

    Compatible Military Assignment: 2A6X6
    Selectee will have two (2) years to obtain the required AFSC.

    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

    Additional Employment Requirements:
    • 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
    • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
    • For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license.


    In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

    Must have the following experiences:
    • Locating and tying in the electrical systems with the aircraft armament, electronics, and instrument systems
    • Adjusting and calibrating the components of the various electrical systems
    • Reading and interpreting blueprints, wiring diagrams and schematics
    Must have 18 months of the following experiences:
    • Installing, maintaining, repairing and modifying electrical systems and major substation components of electrical system
    • Diagnosing malfunctions and determining remedy when complex relationships exists among different electrical system circuits requiring knowledge of all electrical units and systems
    • Making electrical repairs that require the use of precision measuring equipment and common hand tools
    • Setting up and operating computerized multiple circuit
    • Analyzing equipment in manual, semiautomatic, or automatic mode
    • Running existing and new (not fully debugged) diagnostic programs
    • Testing and analyzing aircraft electrical circuitry and interconnecting cabling of systems such as navigational computers, radar, and related equipment and to repair discrepancies.


    There are no education requirements for this vacancy announcement. For those who are substituting education for experience, college transcripts or other documentation must be included in your application packet to support any Educational claims.

    Additional information

    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):

    Ability To Inspect, Electrical, and Information Management

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance


    Drug test required


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    Required Documents

    The following documents are required and must be provided with your application for this position:

    1. Online Application- questionnaire

    2. Resume - must include your contact information, dates of employment (to include months and years) and duties performed

    3. College Transcripts - For Educational claims - or other documentation to support your Educational claims.

    4. DD-214 - For Current and Prior Military Service Members - must provide your DD-214s to claim prior Title 10 time, last MOS/AFSC held, and/or Veteran's Preference claims. (cannot be a military training completion DD214)

    5. SF-50 - For Current and Prior Federal Employees - must provide your most recent Non-Award Standard Form 50 (SF-50) - to claim Federal Employment status

    6. Certifications - must provide proof of certification for all requisite certification requirements as outlined within this job opportunity announcement (if applicable).

    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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    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.


    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

    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.

    To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

    Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

    You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

    Agency contact information

    Mary King


    NJ 177th MAI SQ
    400 Langley Road
    Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08234
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    Next steps

    Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

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