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    Summary

    This National Guard position is for an ORDNANCE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC , Position Description Number D0325000 and is part of the 188TH WING, National Guard.

    **Position is Indefinite may convert to Permanent- based upon availability of funds and an annual verification of need by the 188th Wing Commander with approval from the Human Resources Office.**

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    Responsibilities

    (1) Missile Maintenance: Maintains and repairs assigned missiles. Conducts operational tests using special purpose test equipment and precision measurement devices. Analyzes varying forms of data from different sources of test equipment and isolates system component malfunctions by visual observation or use of electronic, pneumatic, and pneudraulic test equipment. Interprets wiring diagrams, evaluates and analyzes equipment specifications and other technical documents. Disassembles missiles and determines the nature and extent of component and parts repair required. Removes and replaces defective major components, connecting appropriate cables to insure continued operating capability of missiles and guidance and control systems. Ships defective components to depot for repair. If unserviceable, prepares discrepancy reports as required or locally dispose of inert or explosive items when authorized. Assembles and disassembles missiles into major components and performs scheduled/unscheduled, in use and in storage inspections. Inspects parts and subassemblies for damage, rust, corrosion, cracks, acceptable tolerances, and Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTOs) of components. Conducts periodic corrosion control inspections.

    (2) Missile Test Equipment: Operates, repairs, maintains and calibrates missile test equipment. Performs system analysis of mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic and pneudraulic test equipment under actual or simulated conditions to determine operational status. Conducts a variety of tests to troubleshoot and isolate malfunctions. Accomplishes alignment, repair, overhaul modification and calibration of assemblies and subassemblies of equipment such as oscilloscopes, frequency signal generators, frequency counters, milliwatt potentiometers and other assigned measuring equipment used in troubleshooting, repairing and calibrating of test and checkout equipment. Combines data from all sources of test equipment to determine the root system malfunction.

    (3) Munitions Storage: Receives, assembles, issues, identifies, inspects and stores conventional aerospace munitions such as bombs, ammunition, starter cartridges, flares, egress munitions, etc. Unpacks, identifies, sorts, and judges the physical condition of received munitions. Compares the material identification markings and obvious physical characteristics against shipping documents. Checks munition shipping documents for completion and accuracy and corrects documentation as needed. Determines proper storage and safety requirements as to quantity distance, compatibility, pilferability, and applicable stacking of piling regulations. Uses forklifts and special handling and lifting equipment peculiar to munitions operations. Conducts periodic inventories, and rotates munitions in storage based on shelf life, priority issue, etc.

    (4) Munitions Supply (FK): Operates Combat Ammunition System (CAS B) in accordance with applicable regulations and manuals. Maintains document files and accountable records. Manages the excess serviceable/unserviceable munitions program. Coordinates scheduling of complete, sample and special munitions inventories. Monitors and maintains munitions related report cycle, repairable processing, and bench stock activities. Provides detailed account management training to custodians and alternates. Monitors stock levels to insure adequate munitions are on hand to support mission requirements, War Reserve Material (WRM), and wartime consumable distribution objects (WCDO). Performs material control functions for FK items. Accomplishes requisition actions and maintains due-in, due-out and status files. Responsible for maintaining and physical security of manual and automated document control records (DD Form 1348-1 and CAS products). Acts as Awaiting Parts (AWP) Monitor for munitions items. Submits technical order changes to correct defective equipment or to improve existing procedures. Prepares ammunition disposition reports and other correspondence on excess usable and unserviceable munitions items to the appropriate disposition.

    (5) authority accountable. Determines the status of munitions which have been restricted or suspended from use. Provides immediate oral and written notice to all users of the affected items.

    DUTIES CONTINUED UNDER EDUCATION:

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:
    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

    • Minimum Military Grade: NLT E-3/A1C
    • Maximum Military Grade: NTE E-6/TSgt

    Compatible Military Assignments: Selectee must be a member of the Arkansas Air National Guard and be assigned to the 188th WG in a compatible military position in Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) 2W0X1. Must become compatible in the AFSC within 12 months of appointment.

    IMPORTANT NOTES (AS APPLICABLE): Upon selection for this position, individual must possess or initiate a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) background investigation. A favorable determination based upon investigative results is mandatory for this position. Failure to meet these requirements will result in termination of employment. A pre-placement physical is required if not already current. Upon selection, must complete mandatory Full-Time Support (FTS) Training at the Professional Education Center (PEC) within six months of assignment (if applicable, training will be coordinated by the supervisor). Individual must meet all military requirements of the position without creating a grade inversion, as determined by the Human Resources Office (HRO). Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor or wage leader (Grade Inversion). Enlisted members currently at a higher grade than allowed by the position (see Military Grade Requirement above) may apply; however, they must administratively reduce prior to appointment and provide confirmation of the reduction to HRO.

    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.

    Qualifications

    GENERAL EXPERIENCE:
    Experience or training which has provided the candidate with the knowledge and application of mechanical and electrical principles and the skill to perform intricate repair and adjustment of hydraulic and pneumatic components and devices. Experience interpreting and applying a variety of technical manuals and similar published materials.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
    Experience or training in repairing, rebuilding, modifying and testing a variety of major subassemblies. Experience in diagnosing malfunctions and determining repair in major components consisting of numerous assemblies, interrelated electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic assemblies, and components. Experience in the use of precision measurement equipment.

    SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
    Must be skilled in the use of precision measurement instruments such as oscilloscopes, potentiometers, frequency signal generators, etc. as well as in troubleshooting, repairing, calibrating and maintaining missiles and missile test equipment.

    Education

    DUTIES CONTINUED:

    (6) Inspects, maintains, repairs, and reconditions conventional munitions, containers, and munitions maintenance handling equipment (MMHE). Performs periodic, special, pre-use and returned munitions inspections. Inspect munitions and subassemblies for evidence or exudation, corrosion, rust, dents, burrs, scratches, cracks, broken or bent parts and check components for TCTOs. Removes dirt, rust and corrosion from metal parts with components and solvents, to include use of special tools, portable powered sanders and sand blasters. Uses lubricants and preservatives, applies metal finishes or paints munition items using conventional brushes and paint spray equipment. Paints and stencils munitions as required.

    ???????(7) Links and repositions ammunition by operating electrical or manual machines and inspecting for defects such as short or long rounds, corrosion and dented cases, and removes unserviceable rounds. Prepares bombs for loading by adjusting or installing fuzes, boosters, delay elements and signal devices. Adjusts, inserts and removes cartridges and squibs from explosive components. Works with and installs laser, infrared, and electro-optical guidance and control systems with explosive items. Installs fin and fuze control wiring as required for operation. Performs safety and electrical continuity inspections on electrically actuated explosives and propellants. Tags munitions for quantity, serviceability, and identification. Loads munitions onto trailers and delivers to aircraft loading areas or other maintenance shops. May be required to preload missiles on launchers.

    (8) Performs duties in compliance with established safety, security, and housekeeping regulations. Coordinates with various base activities concerning missile security, handling, and utilization.

    (9) As required, serves as OJT trainer giving instructions and explaining proper munitions handling methods and procedures. Trains assigned drill status guard members in FK procedures.

    (10) Prepares for and participates in ORI, IG and UE inspections, as well as command support exercises. May be required to perform additional duties such as structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operator, maintenance of facility and equipment, or serve on a natural disasters or civil emergencies team.

    ???????(11) Performs other duties as assigned.

    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 application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the Specialized Experience/basic job requirements. In order for your qualifications to be reviewed, you MUST include all required documents as listed in this announcement. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    No

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    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Resume: Describing prior/current work experience (MONTH and YEAR of experience is required) which reflects the Specialized experience requirements of the advertised position.

    2. Current AF Form 422 (Physical Profile Serial Report) dated within 18 months or Current Individual Medical Readiness (IMR) dated within 6 months: (Go to https://imr.afms.mil/imr/MyIMR.aspx. Click on the printer icon, select the Adobe PDF printer and click print. Save the document and submit it with your application. The date will populate on the bottom of the page when you print to PDF.)

    DO NOT COPY THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS WORD FOR WORD AND PLACE INTO YOUR RESUME; YOU MUST DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONAL EXPERIENCE AS IT PERTAINS TO EACH STATEMENT.

    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.

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    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

    AR HRO Customer Services

    Address

    AR ANG 188 LGR SQ
    Bldg 7300-Camp Robinson
    North Little Rock, AR 72199-9600
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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.

    Checking the status of your application:

    To better serve our members, the Technician Recruitment and Placement (R&P) section at AR HRO has implemented a new process for checking the status of an application. Applicants must send an email to ng.ar.ararng.mbx.hro-customer-services@mail.mil. In your email request, please provide us with the Announcement Number of the position you applied for.

    This change requires some forethought on the part of the applicant. With this new process in place, applicants can expect to have a response from the AR HRO R&P section within 2 duty days. That being said, applicants checking their application status the day before a job closes stand the chance of not receiving a review.

    Our goal is not to refrain from hearing from our customers, but rather to make the process more efficient for us all. Our members are our number one priority and we want to deliver high quality customer service.

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 process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants 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 to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • 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.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/602559000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.