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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:AIRCRAFT MECHANIC (Military Membership Required)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:JA: 12-457-C

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$25.51 to $29.79 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, February 08, 2013 to Friday, March 08, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-8852-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Mansfield, OH United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to current on-board permanent technician of the Ohio Air National Guard (Tenure 1 or 2).

JOB SUMMARY:


The Ohio National Guard seeks to employ high quality applicants for Federal Technician positions. This position requires military membership in the Ohio National Guard.

Military Unit and Address:

179th Airlift Wing
1947 Harrington Memorial Rd
Mansfield, OH 44903
USA

 

 

This position is being announced concurrently as an AGR position.  To view the AGR job announcement, please visit the Ohio National Guard jobs page at http://ong.ohio.gov/human_resources/ong_job_postings.html

Position Description # D1525000

This position is located in the Sortie Generation Section of the Aircraft Generation Division within the Logistics Directorate of an Air National Guard Flying Wing. Its purpose is to act as the crew chief with responsibility for
directing the total maintenance effort on individually assigned aircraft. The work involves the total maintenance of complex, high performance military aircraft, ranging from multi-purpose heavy, multi-engine transports to the most modern sophisticated fighters and bombers. Fully responsible for providing detailed technical insight on individual aircraft’s level of Mission Capability (MC), then develops and recommends a comprehensive course of action to maintain the aircraft at Full Mission Capability (FMC). All aircraft are fully integrated in and are part of the Total Force Mission of the United States Air Force. This position is responsible to fully prepare assigned aircraft for Aerospace Expeditionary Force/Wing (AEF/AEW) Operations around the world

DO NOT SEND APPLICATIONS TO THE ADDRESS LISTED BELOW

Apply using the instructions in the "How to Apply" section

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • current on-board permanent technician of the Ohio ANG (Tenure 1 or 2)
  • Min Rank: AB (E-1)
  • Max Rank: MSgt (E-7)
  • Compatible AFSC: 2A571

DUTIES:

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(1) Directs, monitors or performs overall maintenance, servicing, inspections and documentation for one or more aircraft. Work is performed in complex working conditions under time and/or mission constraints to include all weather and night operations. Works with, coordinates and oversees the work of subordinate aircraft mechanics. Coordinates and oversees the work of journey level workers in other trades working simultaneously on the assigned aircraft. Reviews, trains and prepares to perform battle damage assessment/repair.
Participates in mission generation/regeneration operations. Directs multiple specialists in preparing aircraft for combat operations. Expedites aircraft operations to include concurrent servicing, hot pit refueling and/or combat turns or integrated combat turns. Performs preflight, postflight, thru flight, periodic, isochronal, phase, hourly and special inspections, as well as servicing, defueling, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. Serves as the technical authority to advise on, inspect and approve all airframe, mechanical, electrical/environmental, avionics, engine and pneudraulic repairs on assigned aircraft. Works closely with the production control function to report current aircraft status; requests and coordinates specialist support for accomplishing maintenance exceeding sortie generation capabilities or time constraints. Controls and performs work assignments based upon priorities, workload, availability of parts, facilities, material and personnel. Assigns maintenance and repair functions to subordinate mechanics. Coordinates with production control to direct short notice availability of the aircraft to accomplish work on delayed discrepancies and other scheduled maintenance to meet mission requirements. Observes and inspects performance and work procedures to insure compliance with applicable technical publications, directives and local policy. Accomplishes operational tests of aircraft systems and components. Directs and performs the ground movement of aircraft. Launches, recovers, parks and services aircraft. Performs end of runway inspection. Installs, removes, inspects and adjusts aerial delivery systems to mission requirements. Makes diagnoses and solves malfunctions of aircraft systems and components by utilizing a wide variety of complex state of the art computerized and/or non computerized diagnostic and precision equipment, by studying layout drawings, blueprints and wiring diagrams and by analyzing construction and operating characteristics of aircraft and their components. Performs or oversees maintenance such as troubleshooting, removing, repairing, replacing, rigging, aligning, cleaning, painting and corrosion control. May be required to assist DEPOT level maintenance activities on individual assigned aircraft discrepancies. Ensures all mission associated support (–21) equipment is available and serviceable for deployment and employment.

(2) Ensures aircraft documentation and Maintenance Information Systems
(MIS) accurately reflect the airworthiness of the Aircraft. Provides technical guidance and assistance to flight crews regarding observed discrepancies and experienced in-flight characteristics and system malfunctions. Performs or assists in aircrew debriefing when required.

(3) Performs in-process and final inspection of aircraft and components
undergoing repair, overhaul and/or modification to verify and certify by signature adherence to work techniques, procedures and quality standards established by applicable publications. Completed work is reviewed for adherence to maintenance policy independently to determine that the aircraft is prepared and safe for flight. Due to the nature of operations tempo, must make decisions on a wide range of matters that may involve changes to past precedents to ensure completion of the mission. Clears Red X symbols on aircraft forms, accomplishes or directs engine power runs, may taxi aircraft in accordance with applicable directives.

(4) Plans, develops and conducts training during the technician work week to a multi facet workforce comprised of from 3 to 8 assigned military positions.  Training sessions are designed to provide instructions in techniques of repair and maintenance of aircraft and related equipment. Conducts and certifies Cross Utilization Training (CUT) of non WG-88XX series Aircraft Mechanics to meet mission requirements. Selects the appropriate instructional method, utilizing either formalized classroom or practical on-the-job method of instruction. Evaluates and certifies effectiveness of training by observation as the trainee
performs the task(s). Determines experience and skill level of assigned
personnel. Maintains Career Field Education and Training Plan (CFETP) for
assigned members.

(5) Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and command support exercises and Operations Other Than War (OOTW). May be required to perform such additional duties as structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operation, maintenance of facilities and equipment or to serve as a team member on boards to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies. May be required to travel in military aircraft and drive military vehicles. May be required to participate in various periods of temporary duty away from place of assignment.

(6) Complies with safety, fire, security, environmental and housekeeping
regulations. Ensures that material and equipment are properly and safely
protected and maintained.

(7) Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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This is a Permanent Excepted Service position

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

 

  • Must be a current on-board permanent technician of the Ohio Air National Guard (Tenure 1 or 2)?
  • Minimum Military Grade: AB (E-1)
  • Maximum Military Grade: MSgt (E-7)
  • Compatible Military Assignment: 2A571

 

If you are willing to take a demotion to be considered for this position you must clearly indicate your intentions in your resume.

 

It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply.

 

It is, however, the applicant's responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your unit's training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.

 

APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A RESUME THAT ADDRESSES THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCES AND KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES LISTED BELOW.

THE RESUME MUST INCLUDE DATES INDICATING WHEN THE WORK WAS PERFORMED

 

General Experience:

Experience, education, or training which has provided the applicant with the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories, and components and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications. Must be skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipment.

 

Specialized Experience: (WG-8852-12)

1. Experience in repairing, rebuilding, or overhauling aircraft systems and major components using the tools of the trade.


2.  Experience which demonstrates the skill to align, adjust and rig systems and controls after the replacement of parts, components and major repairs.


3.  Experience in operating a variety of measurement, test and diagnostic equipment utilized in troubleshooting and repair of aircraft.


4.  Experience in inspecting the full range of mechanical systems with the ability to analyze existing or foreseeing problems and recommend corrective action.


5.  Experience using a wide variety of technical publications to include complex schematics and specifications.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1.  Ability to do diversified work with tools and equipment, requiring extreme caution in maintaining close dimensions.
2.   Knowledge of aircraft components and maintenance procedures.
3.   Ability to diagnose trouble and determine remedy where overall knowledge of all systems of aircraft is required.
4.   Ability to inspect aircraft, determine mechanical deficiencies and analyze results.
5.   Ability to interpret instructional material, schematics and specifications for complex mechanical problems on assigned aircraft.



 

Requirements

This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available. 

 

If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status. 

 

Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard.

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. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your qualifications rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and may result in you not being considered for appointment to this position.


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.

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 addtional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

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

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

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



OTHER INFORMATION:


1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional 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. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. 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.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Applying for this position requires you to take two steps:

1) Complete the occupational questionnaire and 2) submit a resume and, if applicable, any supporting documentation. See the Required Documents

You are encouraged you to complete the Occupational Questionnaire and submit your documentation using the Online method since it is the most efficient way to process your application. If you are unable to submit your responses Online, several applications "Options" are explained below. Follow these instructions carefully.

Note: You can Save an incomplete online questionnaire and return to it at a later time to complete the process. Instructions are under, How to Properly Save and Return later to complete an Application/Occupational Questionnaire at the bottom of this page.

Option 1
To start a New occupational questionnaire click this link: Online Questionnaire

When you have completed the occupational questionnaire select the “Finish” button. At the next screen select the “Submit” button.
After the occupational questionnaire is submitted you can upload your resume and any supporting documents. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen after you receive an acknowledgement that the occupational questionnaire is successfully submitted. Step-by-step document upload instructions are provided below. If you do not have all the requested documents in electronic format you can upload part and fax the remaining documents that you do not have in electronic format, such as transcript documentation. See Option 2 for Fax instructions.

1 . Complete the Online Questionnaire and Press "Submit" to complete the Online Questionnaire or return to a "Saved" application outlined above under the How to Apply section.

2. After the Questionnaire is submitted you will receive a Notice that indicates the submission was successful. Press the "To upload a resume for this position click here" button to upload documents to this job announcement.

3. At the Document Upload screen, select the type of document you are attaching for upload from the drop down menu on the left side of the screen.

4. Select the "Browse" button and attach the file you want to submit.

5. Press the "Upload" button to submit the document file. You will receive an "Upload Successful" acknowledgement when the file has been received.

You may also start an occupational questionnaire by entering the following URL into your browser:

1. Enter> https://www.hr-services.org/usasonlineapp/usasonlineapp.aspx to start a " New " Online Occupational Questionnaire

2. To start a " New " Occupational Questionnaire scroll down the Online application screen until the "Vacancy Identification Number" box appears under the "Create a New Application for This Job" section on the left hand side. Insert the "Vacancy Identification Number - 801564 or "Control Number" and click the "Submit" button.

Note: When you have completed the Online Occupational Questionnaire, click the "Finish" button. The Online Occupational Questionnaire must be completed and submitted by 12:00 midnight EDT on Friday, March 08, 2013.

Option 2
Complete the occupational questionnaire Online, as outlined above, and fax all or part of your documentation.
If you choose to fax your documentation you must use a cover page. The information contained on the cover page should match the information you provided to the occupational questionnaire. The Vacancy ID number 801564, your Name, and SSN should be written accurately and neatly. This cover page is used to match your documents with the record you established when you submitted the occupational questionnaire. If the information is inaccurate or incomplete you may not receive consideration for this position. To print a copy of the “Cover Page” click this link or click or insert this URL into your browser http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf. The Fax number to submit your documents is:
1-478-757-3144

Option 3
Submitting you occupational questionnaire, resume and supporting documents in hard copy via fax.
To complete the occupational questionnaire in hard copy form, click this link to print a copy of the OPM Form1203-FX or insert or type this URL into your browser http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf

You can also obtain a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703)724-1850. After the introduction Press 1 and follow the instructions.

Print a copy of this job announcement and use the Form 1203-FX as a response sheet when answering the occupational questionnaire portion of this announcement. You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.

If you fax your documentation you must use a cover page. The information contained on the cover page should match the information you provided to the occupational questionnaire. The Vacancy ID number 801564, your Name, and SSN should be written accurately and neatly. If the information is inaccurate or incomplete it will delay the processing of your application or you may not receive consideration for this position. To print a copy of the “Cover Page” click this link. The Fax number to submit your documents is: 1-478-757-3144

How to Properly Save and Return later to complete an Application/Occupational Questionnaire:

3. If you want to " Save " an incomplete Occupational Questionnaire and return later, select the "Save" button at the top or bottom of each of the application pages and click the "Logout" button.

4. If you have "Saved" an incomplete Occupational Questionnaire you may finish it by clicking on or inserting this link into your internet browser https://www.hr-services.org/usasonlineapp/usasonlineapp.aspx . Insert your SSN and Last Name into the right hand side section " Work On An Application I Have Already Started ." and click the " Login " button.

Once you are logged in, the top of the screen will display the vacancy ID for all incomplete questionnaires and, if applicable, the bottom portion of the screen will display any Vacancy IDs that require a resume or supporting documentation to complete the application process. To finish an incomplete application processes select the adjacent button and click OK.

Option 4
The USAJOBS Web site provides a "Create a Resume" feature that you may use to develop and submit a resume for this position. The completed resume can be attached to this vacancy announcement and submitted electronically. To do so, scroll down to the end of the vacancy announcement. Click on the "Apply Online" icon. Then follow the USAJOBS web site instructions.

After you complete and submit the online resume, you will receive a "Confirmation of Submission" message stating that your online resume has been successfully submitted. If you do not receive this message, please submit again as this indicates that your resume has not been received.

NOTE: Submission of a resume alone IS NOT a complete application. This position may require the completion of additional forms and/or supplemental materials as described previously. Please carefully review the complete job announcement and the "How to Apply" instructions. Failure to provide the required information and/or materials will result in your not being considered for employment. 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:


All applications must include the following information:

  • Resume (Must describe all relevant work experience)
  • Current Unit of Assignment
  • Current Military Rank/Grade
  • Current MOS/AFSC

Your application may need to include:

  • Transcripts (if substituting college education for work experience)

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume,  the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications  can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone number and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/of0510.pdf

Please do not send applications to the addresses listed below

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

JOHNNY C. WILLIS
Phone: (419)520-6122
Email: JOHN.WILLIS@ANG.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
179th Airlift Wing
1947 Harrington Memorial Rd
Mansfield, OH
44903
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a reveiw of your complete application is made you will be notified of your qualification status and/or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, 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.

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Job Announcement Number:

JA: 12-457-C

Control Number:

336959000