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    Summary

    This National Guard position is for a , Position Description Number D2427000 and is part of the , National Guard.

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    Responsibilities

    1. Organizes, administers and evaluates a segment of the fuels quality assurance program for the organization. Ensures responsibilities for product compliance inspections of all petroleum activities. Draws fuel samples for frequencies and exact testing following procedures listed in appropriate technical orders. Determines status and adequacy of actions taken on prior inspection items and prepares accurate reports for management use. Conducts statistical surveys of petroleum products in areas where trouble had been encountered. Analyzes defect data, isolates trends and recommends corrective action. Investigates problem areas, identifies causes, recommends and takes corrective follow-up action. Verifies quality through the application of audit and investigative methods to ensure compliance with established guidelines. Advises responsible supervisors on quality problems and required corrective action. Provides technical assistance to personnel in assigned organization in order to improve quality and enhance safety of equipment and workers using products. Prepares local operating procedures based on supplements, regulations, and manuals of higher echelons in the area of quality assurance. Assists in managing fiscal resources for support of the quality assurance program. Conducts laboratory analysis to determine that physical and chemical properties of products are within specification use limits. Operates precision measuring instruments and analytical equipment designed to measure the effectiveness of mechanical systems and petroleum handling hardware. Tests various petroleum, cryogenic samples for total solids and microscopic analysis. Extracts samples from selected source throughout the base and submits to area laboratory for pollution control and correlation testing. Samples are recorded in the Air Force Test and Analysis Tool (AFTAT). Uses technical publications, bulleting, specifications and standards. Must conduct surveillance inspections during operations of components in pump house and tank farms during receipt, transfer, sampling and issue of petroleum products. Recommends objectives and acts as an advisor on well defined, non-controversial fuels projects to ensure continuous refinement of the quality program in response to test results, processing problems or objective quality evidence. Responsible for maintaining the Quality Control module in the Fuels Automated System Fuels Manager Defense (FMD) database.

    2. Directs, inspects, operates and maintains a complete fuels distribution system(s) to receive, store, transfer and issue both aviation and ground fuels. Operates petroleum products distribution equipment by initiating and controlling the movement and storage of supplies throughout complete pipeline or tank farm systems, using telephone communications, signal systems, a central control board, or similar facilities. Inspects systems for leakage, corrosion, faulty fittings, and inoperative components such as distribution lines, storage tanks, hydrant pits/outlets, oil/water separator, pumps, automatic/manual valves, meters, and system control rooms. Performs operator maintenance to include checking components for operation, adjustment, pressures, and external leakage under pressure, removing/cleaning/inspecting receipt and dispensing strainers, calibrating additive injectors, draining water from lines, tanks, filter separator vessels and dike/containment areas. Reports more extensive repairs/needs. Receives and transfers fuel by coupling and uncoupling hoses, closing and opening valves, starting and stopping pumps, monitoring gauges, meters and filter separators. Maintains hazardous waste management program, to include initial accumulation points maintenance & inspections. Conducts all additional required environmental inspections. Directs and coordinates disposal with Base Environmental Manger. Initiates emergency procedures as necessary.

    3. Operates one or more types of special purpose design aviation and ground fuel tank truck vehicles having a capacity of up to 6,000 gallons and gross vehicle weight of 70,000 pounds used for fueling/defueling various types of aircraft and ground fuels applications such as AGE, power production, heating and engine test cells. Transports fuel from the bulk storage area to the flightline issue point, positions the vehicle for the refueling/defueling task as required. Monitors vehicle mounted main control panel, gauges, meters and instruments. Operates deadman control safety system and coordinates with personnel at the aircraft or receiving point. Exercises safety precautions during fueling/defueling operations. Inspects and performs operator maintenance and safety checks to ensure that refueling equipment is safe and operational. Modifies all sales transactions to reflect fuel at 60 degrees using volume correction factor per DLA policy regarding capitalized fuel.

    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-1/AB
    • Maximum Military Grade: NTE E-7/MSgt
    Compatible Military Assignments: Selectee must be a member of the Arkansas Air National Guard and be assigned to the 189th AW in a compatible military position in Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) 2F0X1. 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. Individual must meet all military requirements of the position without creating a grade inversion, as determined by the Human Resources Office (HRO). 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 demonstrates the ability to follow instructions and to safely operate the type of equipment required to accomplish the duties of the position.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
    Experience or training operating, maintaining, repairing, troubleshooting and overhauling fuel systems and components. Experience or training initiating and controlling the movement and storage of fuel supplies by operating high pressure systems with a series of terminals connected by cross-country pipelines or multi-fuel storage and distribution facilities connected by a network of internal pipelines.

    Education

    DUTIES CONTINUED:

    4. Operates, inspects and performs all required maintenance and repair on 400-5,000 gallon cryogenic storage tanks. Troubleshoots, tests, and repairs all aspects of mechanical & electrical systems and their subcomponents to include AC generators, complex wiring harnesses, regulators, automatic relays, AC and DC power generation circuitry, electrically controlled solenoids. As a results of such tests and diagnosis, and make necessary repairs and adjustments to obtain maximum operating efficiency. Utilizes electrical test equipment such as multi-meters to monitor system functionality and make repairs. Inspects, maintains, performs operator maintenance, and minor repairs to support equipment and cryogenic samplers to include the following: air purging units, vacuum gauges, vacuum pumps, portable efficiency meters, portable samplers and other support equipment that is required to maintain the cryogenic storage tank in a ready condition to receive, store and transfer LOX or LIN. Applies safety or precautionary procedures required in handling cryogenic fluids. Analyzes, isolates, and corrects system malfunctions. Performs preventive maintenance on components and tanks, to include inspections. This includes routine maintenance/servicing of components such as compressors, safety valves, hand operated valves, pressure disks, filter/strainer assemblies, gauges, and various moving mechanical parts by disassembling, cleaning, accomplishing minor repairing or adjusting, and reassembling components. Ensures that parts are cleaned and certified as suitable for oxygen/nitrogen servicing. Purges and maintains insulating vacuum on tanks as required by technical orders or product testing results. Maintains inspection and maintenance records and performs quality control of cryogenic products. Performs periodic sample of cryogenic purity using FCS2001 with pressurized cylinders (1300-1800 psi) for shipment to area lab. Establishes and maintains a level of spare parts or system subparts that are required to keep the tank(s) operational.

    5. Performs other duties as assigned. Assess, monitor and reviews assigned Self-Assessment Communicators utilizing the Management Internal Control Toolset (MICT) program. Uses and assures proper fit of required safety equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE).Plans, monitors and conducts On-The-Job Training (OJT), for assigned Fuels Management Flight personnel. Maintains a consolidated tool kit program.

    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

    Not Required

    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.

    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 189 LGR SQ
    Bldg 7300-Camp Robinson
    North Little Rock, AR 72199-9600
    US
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    The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

    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.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/604096000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.