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Job Title:Aircraft Mechanic (Crew Chief) WG-8852-12

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:AZ13-T088-694325-AW

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$27.07 to $31.56 / Per Hour


Thursday, February 28, 2013 to Friday, March 29, 2013




Full Time - Permanent


3 vacancies in the following location:
Phoenix, AZ United StatesView Map


United States Citizens


If you are interested in applying for this position, click on the link for announcement, Please see instructions for applying on how you must apply for this position. Any questions please call 602-629-4821.




LOCATION OF POSTION:  Army Aviation Support Facility #1 (AASF#1), Arizona ARMY National Guard, Phoenix, Arizona. 


NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED – This position is located at the ARMY Aviation Support Facility #1(AASF#1), Arizona ARMY National Guard, Phoenix, Arizona.  The purpose of this position is to act as the Aircraft Mechanic (Crew Chief) with responsibility for managing the operational readiness of one or more aircraft, and proficiency training of supported aviation unit personnel


Open to current members of the AASF#1 of the Arizona Army National Guard and those eligible for membership of the Arizona ARMY National Guard.


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


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Military Grade of E4 - E6
  • Military Membership Required


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This position is located at the Army Aviation Support Facility #1(AASF#1), Phoenix, Arizona.  The purpose of this position is to act as the Aircraft Mechanic (Crew Chief) with responsibility for managing the operational readiness of one or more aircraft, and proficiency training of supported aviation unit personnel.  Responsibilities include detailed technical oversight of individual aircraft level of mission capabilities, projection of maintenance requirements to maintain individual aircraft operational readiness, and Quality Compliance.  Manages, monitors or performs overall maintenance, servicing, inspections and documentation for one or more highly technical, high performance military aircraft.  Performs work in complex conditions under time and/or mission constraints to include all weather and night operations.  Works with coordinates and oversees the work of lower graded aircraft mechanics and certifies the work of journey level workers in other trades working on the assigned aircraft.  Performs damage assessments and repairs.  Participates in mission preparation and recovery operations.  Serves as the technical authority to identify and advise on requirements for airframe, mechanical, electrical/environmental, avionics, engine, and pneudraulic repairs on assigned aircraft.  Works closely with maintenance supervisor(s) and production control personnel to report and maintain current aircraft status.  Performs preflight, thru flight and post-flight inspection and scheduled or unscheduled maintenance.  Controls and performs work assignments based upon priorities, workload, availability of parts, facilities, material and personnel.  Performs duties/flight duties as assigned.


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APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This position is an Excepted Permanent position. Individual selected will receive a Permanent Appointment subject to the completion of a one year trial period.


MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Individuals must meet the qualifications for the technician position.


Max Military Grade: E4-E6

Must possess the AFSC:  15T 



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) funding is not available for this position.


NOTE:  This position is subject to rotating and night shift work.
NOTE:  Open to the military rank of E4-E6.

NOTE:  Must be medically qualified as a non-rated crew member.

NOTE:  Must have a minimum of 100 hours as a UH-60 CE.

NOTE:  Must submit DA Form 186.

NOTE:  This was previously announced as 13-010T, all qualified applications received for Announcement #13-010T will be forwraded to this new announcement, there is no need to re-apply.




Specialized Experience: 

Must have 36 months experience and/or training in such functions as troubleshooting, repairing, maintaining, servicing, inspecting, and modifying aircraft, aircraft installed equipment and related ground support equipment.  Experience and/or training that would demonstrate a thorough knowledge of aircraft systems and components in electrical, fuel, hydraulic, environmental and mechanical principles.  Must be currently qualified as a Day/Night/NVG Non-rated crew member in accordance with the appropriate command directives/ NGB directives.






1. Ability to inspect (TI) aircraft, aircraft sub-systems, clear status symbols on forms and records.
2. Knowledge of aircraft systems and components in electrical, fuel, hydraulic, environmental and mechanical principles in sufficient detail to perform the duties and responsibilities as applied to aircraft and supporting systems.
3. Knowledge of aircraft forms and records, maintenance system, Work Order and SOP procedures.
4. Ability to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories and components and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications.
5. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
6. Ability to impart aircraft knowledge, skills and abilities to Junior mechanics in both formal and informal settings.
7. Ability to use ULLS-A and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
8. Knowledge of the army supply system and the ability to use tools available for tracking requisitions.
9. Ability to oversee mission capabilities and project overall maintenance requirements, servicing, inspections and documentation for one or more aircraft.



Candidate must be a citizen of the United States

Direct Deposit of pay is mandatory.


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, martial status, membership or nonmembership in an employee organization or any other non-merit factor.


EVALUATION PROCESS:  Each applicant must FULLY SUBSTANTIATE on their application how they meet the requirements listed in the specialized experience area; otherwise applicant will be considered unqualified for this position.  Applications will be evaluated solely on information supplied in the application (OF 612) or resume.  Experience will be evaluated based on relevance to the position for which application is being made.  Include job titles, starting and ending dates (month and year), hours per week, salary, duties/accomplishments, employer(s) name and address, and supervisor(s) name/phone number and permission to contact.  


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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit:

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit:

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For addtional information visit:

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.


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 career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process.


2. All qualification requirements must be met by 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 .


3. Please do not fax or email any applications or resumes to the Arizona National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply by mail or drop off your application in person at the following address: 5636 E McDowell Rd, Bldg M5710, Phoenix, AZ 85008.


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If you are interested in applying for this position please go to the Arizona National Guard website at  Please DO NOT submit your application through the USA Jobs Website.  If you would like to view the announcement for this position please click on this link,


If you would like to apply for this position, you must provide the following parts:

      1.      Your resume or a completed Optional Form 612 and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

  2.   A completed Optional Form 306 (Declaration for Federal Employment).

  3.   A completed AZNG Form 335-2-R (Knowledge, Skill and Ability Supplement).


INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING:  Individuals applying for Excepted Technician positions may submit Optional Form 612 (Optional Application for Federal Employment), or a Resume.  Whatever form of application that is chosen it must contain the Announcement Number, Title and Grade(s) of the job being applied for.  Personal information must include full name and address (including ZIP Code), Day and evening phone numbers (with area code), Social Security Number, Country of citizenship and Highest Federal civilian grade held (also include job series and dates held).  Education information must include:  High School Name, city and State and dates of diploma or GED, Colleges or Universities Name, city and State, Majors type and years of any degrees received, and total semester or quarter hours earned (if no degree show total credits earned and indicate whether semester or quarter hours).  Work experience information should be limited to either paid or nonpaid experience directly related to the position that the individual is applying for and must include:  Job Title, Duties and accomplishments, Employers name and address, Supervisors name and phone number, starting and ending dates, hours per week and salary.  In addition to the above described information, all applications should include AZNG Forms 335-1-R (Military Brief), and SF 181 (Ethnicity and Race Identification).  Applications will be accepted without these forms.  However, applications may not receive an adequate evaluation if these forms are not submitted.  Applications must contain a completed Optional Form 306 (Declaration for Federal Employment) and AZNG Form 335-2-R (Knowledge, Skill and Ability Supplement).



For this job announcement the following documents are required:  

  • Resume or Optional Form 612
  • Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment
  • AZNG Form 335-2-R, Knowledge, Skill and Ability Supplement)

You may download the OF-306, OF 612 and AZNG Form 335-2-R from the Arizona National Guard Human Resources website  You can mail your application or drop this off in person at 5636 E. McDowell Road, Bldg M5710, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3495.  Please DO NOT submit your application through the USA Jobs Website.


Angelena R. Williams
Phone: (602)629-4821
Agency Information:
Arizona National Guard
Human Resources Office
5636 E McDowell Road
Bldg M5710
Phoenix, AZ


Please DO NOT submit your application through the USA Jobs Website, please click on the following link and read the instructions regarding how to apply,  If you have any questions, you can contact the Arizona Human Resource Office at 602-629-4821. 

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