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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Aircraft Ordnance Systems Mechanic

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:VA12-185SDS

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$30.08 to $35.09 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, December 05, 2012 to Friday, January 04, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-6652-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

11

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Langley AFB, VA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

JOIN THE VIRGINIA NATIONAL GUARD AND SERVE YOUR NATION, YOUR STATE, AND YOUR COMMUNITY! 

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIREDThis is an excepted 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 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.

 

This position is located in an Air National Guard Aviation Wing, Aircraft Maintenance Group, Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Weapons Element (Flight Line).  

 

DUTY LOCATION :   192nd AMXS, JB Langley – Eustis, VA

 

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:  Excepted Service Male/Female Enlisted (NTE E-5/SSgt)

 

WHO CAN APPLY:
GROUP I -
All qualified Male/Female Enlisted (NTE E-5/SSgt) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Air National Guard Military Technician Program.

 

GROUP II – All qualified Virginia Army and Air National Guard Male/Female Enlisted (NTE E-5/SSgt), regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.  

 

GROUP III – Individuals eligible for membership in the Virginia National Guard.

 

MILITARY ASSIGNMENT:  This position is supervised by a E-8/SMSgt.  Grade inversion will not be authorized.   Compatible AFSC:  2W1X1

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • You must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment
  • Must meet the education/specialized experience--See Qualifications Section

DUTIES:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Operates, analyzes performance, troubleshoots, inspects, installs, maintains, overhauls, repairs and modifies operational ordnance system(s) and subsystems consisting of numerous complex electronic components in fighter aircraft. Analyzes performance and isolate malfunctions to individual subsystems and or components of bombing/navigation, fire-control/weapons delivery, weapons multi-sensor displays and external electro-mechanical weapons systems, electro-optical targeting pod/weapon interfaces,   R/F electronic countermeasures systems, target radar tracking and missile tracking radar. Removes, repairs, installs, inspects and conducts operational performance checkout of aircraft ordnance and isolates malfunctions and identifies if failures are in specific LRU's, aircraft weapons, avionics multiplex data bus matrix assemblies, or aircraft digital data wiring.   Loads/unloads, positions and safeties air munitions using applicable technical data and handling equipment. Conducts off-equipment troubleshooting and functional checks of electronic weapons control systems to ensure proper manual/electrical release and fire sequence.   Ensures all munitions are inventoried at the start and completion of the work shift.   Coordinates with loading standardization and the weapons element supervisor for all load crew-training requirements and ensures only loading certified/qualified personnel are directed to perform weapons loading tasks and may be required to perform weapons expediting on the flight line. Maintains and reviews publication files of applicable technical orders, regulations, manuals and local directives. Provides hands-on training instruction to lower graded personnel concerned with the repair of the electronic ordnance systems within the aircraft. Processes and accounts for due in from maintenance (DIFM) supply assets and ensure materials and equipment are properly stored, protected and maintained and funds are not obligated for material or parts without proper justification.  Adjusts, installs and removes cartridges and squibs for tanks and pylons and chaff/flare systems. Operates fault detection and digital test equipment.   May be required to perform additional duties such as launch/recovery aircraft servicing, fire fighting, crash rescue duty or serve as a member of a team to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies.  May be required to inspect, troubleshoot, test and maintain the Aerial Gunnery Target System. May be delegated authority to clear Red X on aircraft forms.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   Experience or training which demonstrates the applicant's ability to repair malfunctions of ordnance equipment and components.   Ability to use sketches, electrical diagrams, technical specifications and engineering drawings.   Experience which demonstrates skill in the use of test equipment to make electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic checks.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:    Experience or training  in planning and layout of repair sequence and ability to complete modification, repair and installation of ordnance systems.   Experience in diagnosing and troubleshooting malfunctions and determining remedy where complex relationships exist.   Experience in hand tools and a limited number of measuring equipment.   Experience in the use of a variety of test equipment.   Experience in interpreting technical directions, blueprints, sketches, wiring diagrams and manufacturer's specifications.


- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

- Selectee may be subject to a one-year probationary/trial period.

- Possess or be able to acquire and maintain a Secret security clearance.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


BENEFITS:

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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.


Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - Pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the Federal Government. We offer a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibilities to meet the needs of you and your family. For additional information and some highlights visit: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.

 

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: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp.


Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp


Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp.

 

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp.


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: http://www.ltcfeds.com/.


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 additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp and http://www.opm.gov/retire_jobseekers.asp.

 

This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp


 



OTHER INFORMATION:

 

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply. 

 

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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.


2. Please DO NOT send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, YOU MUST apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs


CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE WITHOUT REGARD TO SEX, AGE, OR HANDICAP (EXCEPT WHERE REQUIRED BY MILITARY REGULATIONS), RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, LAWFUL POLITICAL AFFILIATION, OR MEMBERSHIP/NONMEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION...RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID.

 

For a complete list of Job Vacancy Announcements available at the virgina National Guard, please visit our website at Virginia National Guard Homepage.



HOW TO APPLY:

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The complete Application Package must be completed and submitted by Friday, January 04, 2013, 11:59 (EST).

 

Option A:
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. 

Follow the prompts to complete the Online Occupational QuestionnaireView Occupational Questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.


Note:  To check the status of your application or return to a previous saved or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the More Information link under the application status for this position. 

 
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 801240.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

 

Option B:
If you cannot apply online:
Please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.


1.  Click the following link to view and print the Occupational questionnaire Online Questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire


2.  Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the Occupational Questionnaire http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf .


3.  Fax the completed 1203FX form along with your Resume and any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.  Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process.   Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed.

 

The following will prevent your documents from being processed:

• Not using the special cover page mentioned above.
• Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number
• Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or name 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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


1. Résumé (Your resume MUST detail your length of basic and specialized experience that pertains to the job you are applying for)
2. Complete Assessment Questionnaire (Your assessment questionnaire MUST contain an email address)
3. Other supporting documents:

          Transcripts (Only required if you are substituting education, if listed, for experience)

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Michael J. Bouley
Phone: (757)764-1677
Email: MICHAEL.BOULEY@LANGLEY.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
192nd AMXS PAS
Langley AFB
Hampton, VA
23665

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successfully received. After the closing date Friday, January 04, 2013, your resume will be reviewed in full and compared to the required specialized experience as listed on this announcement. Based on your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview. You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).

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Job Announcement Number:

VA12-185SDS

Control Number:

332875600