In order to meet the minimum qualifications for this QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST position, you must meet the following criteria.
Experience, education, or training involving planning, developing, or administering quality assurance programs (i.e., supporting the development, acquisition, production, use, maintenance, storage, and supply of products concerned with the systematic prevention of defects and non-conformances, the identification of unsatisfactory trends and conditions, and the correction of factors which may contribute to defective items). Experience using computer and automation systems.
Must have at least 24 months experience, education, or training, involving principles, techniques and accepted practices of quality assurance work (i.e., the application of statistical sampling techniques sufficient to perform assignments or preparation of technical reports on quality levels to identify specific problems). Experience in the application and theory of specialization using applicable publications. Experience in the preparation of technical reports on quality levels to identify specific problem areas and to recommend corrective action.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience. The education must have been directly related such as production management, business management statistics, industrial technology, engineering, or a discipline directly related to the specialization involved in the career pattern in the position to be filled.
Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the KSA's listed below. Applicants are encouraged to address the KSA's in their application or resume or by submitting a supplemental statement with their application. Written response to each KSA will ensure that specialized experience criteria is recognized and credited.
1. Comprehensive knowledge of assigned aircraft, component systems, and support equipment to include aircraft specifications and standards. Incumbent utilizes aircraft mechanical skill and knowledge in applying quality assurance to the evaluation and resolution of complex operating and quality issues.
2. Thorough knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methodology of quality assurance functional programs and skills in applying this knowledge to the planning and execution of aircraft maintenance production and processes.
3. Knowledge of aircraft inspection methods, techniques and practices to detect conditions, which may compromise quality and the ability to use precision measuring equipment, gauges and instrumentation for testing and special inspections as required.
4. Skill in applying statistical analysis, sampling methods, and techniques to determine compliance with the established standards and the ability to interpret and apply contract and engineering specifications, regulations, policy statements and other guideline material to the maintenance functions of the AASF.
5. Knowledge of operating practices and procedures related to the maintenance of aircraft, systems and components. Skill to verify, by work document review, material and procedure checks and onsite surveillance, that essential quality requirements have been met.
6. Ability to conduct technical reviews, analyze findings and develop recommendations for corrections or improvements in the quality assurance program. Ability to prepare technical reports on quality levels, to identify specific problem areas and to recommend corrective action.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.
WARRANT OFFICER AND ENLISTED ONLY
Compatible Military Assignments:
WOBR: 15 ECMF: 15 EMOS: 94E, 94R
YOU MUST ALREADY BE A PERMENANT MILITARY TECHNICIAN FROM THE NEW YORK ARMY NATIONAL GUARD TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION.
PLEASE NOTE: In order for your application to be considered, you need to submit the following documents:
· DMNA FORM 108 (http://www.dmna.state.ny.us./forms/dmna108.doc) Click this link for a copy of the form
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 numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and eligibility.
All qualified applicants will be forwarded to the selecting official, unless there are more than seven qualified applicants. In this case, the evaluation procedures in DMNA PAM 690-4, Chapter 5 will be used to further screen candidates prior to referral. A panel of three members will be appointed to rate the candidates using the KSA factors. Experience will be evaluated in terms of type and quality in relation to the requirements of the position. Length of service or experience will only be used when there is a clear relationship with quality of performance or when necessary to break ties when all other ratings are equal.
Following the determination of basic eligibility of the candidates as outlined in DMNA PAM 690-4, Chapter 5, qualified applicants will be referred to the selection official in the following sequence:
1. Category I: All excepted service technicians in the New York Army National Guard for Army technician vacancies and all excepted service technicians in the New York Air National Guard for Air technician vacancies, working at the location specified in the job announcement where the vacancy exists.
2. Category II: All currently employed excepted service technicians in either the New York Army or New York Air National Guard.
3. Category III: Qualified members of the New York National Guard (Army or Air), to include AGR personnel and temporary and Indefinite technicians, or other individuals who are willing to become members of the New York Army or Air National Guard.
* If there are fewer than three qualified applicants in Category I, then qualified applicants from Category II, III will be forwarded to the selection official, in sequential order, to provide at least three qualified applicants.