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Job Title:Fuel Distribution System Worker

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-147 884810

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

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SALARY RANGE:

$20.23 to $23.59 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 to Tuesday, May 14, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5413-08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Boise, ID United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD THOSE ELIGIBLE TO BECOME A MEMBER. THOSE WHO APPLIED UNDER ANNOUNCEMENT #13-124 NEED NOT REAPPLY; YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION

JOB SUMMARY:

IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD

NATIONWIDE TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: 124 LOGISTICS READINESS SQUADRON

Fuel Distribution System Worker

Boise, Idaho

Appointment Type: Indefinite

MAY CONVERT TO PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE

PD #:D1952000

 

Series/Grade: WG-5413-08/08

Salary Range: $20.23-$23.59

 

*Candidates must possess and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*

*PCS is not authorized*

 

MEMBERSHIP IN THE AIR NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho Air National Guard as a condition of employment.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.  Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.

 

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:

Current members of the Idaho Air National Guard or those eligible to become a member.

 

Application materials must be received by Tuesday, May 14, 2013Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the requirements. 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Military requirement: Enlisted
  • AFSC: 2F0X1

DUTIES:

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MAJOR DUTIES:

The primary purpose of this position is to operate and maintain a fuel distribution system that includes a fuels laboratory, cryogenic storage, bulk storage, base service station, fuels information service center, mobile fueling operations , and to manage all accounts for missile propellants, aviation fuels, ground fuels and cryogenics utilized in support of aircraft, motor vehicles, engine test cells, powered Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE), generators and heating systems required to support the Wing mission and transient aircraft. 

 

b.  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

(1)  Inspects, operates and maintains a complete fuels distribution system(s) to receive, store, transfer and issue both aviation and ground fuels.  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.  Initiates emergency procedures as necessary. 

 

(2)  Operates, inspects and performs all required maintenance and repair on 400-5,000 gallon cryogenic storage tanks.  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.  Establishes and maintains a level of spare parts or system subparts that are required to keep the tank(s) operational.  

 

(3)  Performs required quality control testing in the fuels laboratory as set forth in TO 42B-1-1, AFI 23-201 and other governing directives.  Draws product samples from receiving transports, pipeline, mobile equipment and bulk storage tanks.  Performs base level laboratory analysis of these samples in accordance with applicable specifications, technical orders and other quality assurance manuals.  Maintains constant surveillance over all fuels equipment and systems to ensure no deviation from accepted quality assurance standards.  Uses independent judgment and a comprehensive understanding of product specifications to make field-type visual and/or instrument checks that are necessary to identify product or product contamination.  Directs, implements and monitors the Lock Out/Tag Out program IAW applicable AFOSH Standards.  Responsible for placing and removing AF Form 979 (Danger Tag) and AF Form 980 (Caution Tag) on any suspected contaminated or off specification products or equipment.  Responsible for maintaining the Quality Control module in the Fuels Automated System (FAS)/Fuels Manager Defense (FMD) database.  Documents all sampling, sample due dates and the status of all equipment in the FAS/FMD.  Builds and maintains test sets in the Quality Control Module of FAS/FMD.  Follows Federal, state and local requirements when storing, using, handling, labeling and disposing of contaminated materials and waste.  Maintains a crashed aircraft sampling kit and responds to aircraft mishaps.  Lab personnel obtain all fuel samples associated with aircraft incidents and submit samples IAW TO 42B-1-1.  Ensures aviation and cryogenic samples are recorded in the Air Force Test and Analysis Tool (AFTAT) and forwarded to the Fuels Area Lab lAW applicable directives.  Manages the laboratory correlation program.  

 

(4)  Administers Fuels Information Service Center.  Monitors ongoing operations to ensure hardware and software are functioning properly and operational standards are met.  Uses established computer techniques to identify and promptly resolve network-related problems within the organization.  Trouble shoots hardware, software, and Local Area Network (LAN) problems.  Identifies and determines corrective action to be taken in case of individual job failures not covered by standard procedures.  Resolves partial system failures (software or hardware-related) by providing for revised applications of system operating capabilities, which involves working through or around the problems with reduced capacity, and readjusting the system when full operating configuration is resolved.  Participates with application programmers and operations personnel to identify problems with applications, operating systems, or hardware that are difficult to pinpoint.  Adapts or develops new work procedures and lesson plans for application by self and others.  Installs, upgrades and maintains all hardware and software for the fuels unique systems, which include the FAS/FMD, Fuels Manager, DoD Fuel Master and Automated Data Collection System (ADC).  Works with Air Force Petroleum Office and contract support personnel to ensure systems’ integrity.  Serves as the Flight Telephone Control Monitor.  Performs all accounting functions pertaining to forecasting, requisitioning, procuring, scheduling, ordering, reporting and document preparation for aviation fuels, ground fuels, cryogenics, and missile propellant transactions in the FAS/FMD.  Ensures all billing information is accurate and reconciles daily/monthly ledgers with the Defense Energy Support Center (DESC).  Maintains daily, weekly, monthly and annual FAS/FMD, Fuels Manager, Leak Manager, DoD Fuel Master and ADC database backups.  Creates and maintains DoD and DESC file plans.  Implements computer security program. 

 

(5)  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.  

 

(6)  Maintains a consolidated tool kit program. 

 

(7)  Plans, monitors and conducts On-The-Job Training (OJT), for assigned Fuels Management Flight personnel. 

 

(8)  Uses and assures proper fit of required safety equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE).  

 

(9) Performs other duties as assigned. 

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

Work involves working in one or more work stations of a fuel distribution system, or operating a complete system, to receive, store, transfer and issue petroleum and other products such as liquid oxygen, liquid nitrogen, and anhydrous ammonia.

 

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.

 

 


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

 

There are no education requirements for this position.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

 

Within your application package, you must explain how you gained the specialized experience required for this position.  Applicants applying at the WG 08 level must have 12 months experience or training working in activities such as large fuel depots or fuel farms with complex, interconnecting line and pipe arrangements, and frequent requirements for large scale movement and transfer of a variety of liquid fuels.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

SUBSTITUTION EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

There is no substitution for experience with this position.

 

SPECIAL INFORMATION:

 

Idaho National Guard Mission Statement:

The incredible versatility of the National Guard enables its troops to respond to domestic emergencies, combat missions, counter drug efforts, reconstruction missions and more—all with equal speed, strength and efficiency.

Whether the call is coming from the Governor of the State of Idaho or directly from the President of the United States, Guard Soldiers and Airman are always ready and always there.

 

Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Funds Transfer Program. 

 

This is a dual-status position and membership in the Idaho Air National Guard is required.  By submitting this application you are affirming to the validity of the information you have provided.

 

All male applicants born after 31 December 1959 will be required to furnish a statement of Selective Service registration status prior to appointment. (5 U.S.C. 3328)

 

Acceptance of any military technician position over 179 days will cause termination of entitlement and eligibility for all bonuses and student loan repayments effective the date of employment.  This does not affect the Montgomery GI Bill eligibility.  Payments of Selected Reserve reenlistment bonuses authorized in section 308b of title 37, United States Code, to Military Technicians (Dual Status) who become eligible for reenlistment while serving on active duty in Iraq, Afghanistan or Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation New Dawn (in theater) are excluded from repayment.  Acceptance of any military technician position may affect your incentive bonus.  Check with your incentives manager to see if this applies to the incentive you received.

 

Applicants who feel they have reinstatement/restoration/re-promotion rights to this grade and position should contact the Human Resources Office.

 

The Idaho National Guard is an Equal Opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical handicap or age which does not interfere with job accomplishment or National Guard membership. Veteran's Preference does not apply to any National Guard position.

 



BENEFITS:

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BENEFITS:

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

Health Insurance:

The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) offers over one hundred 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, step parents, 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 and the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP).  For additional information visit:  http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

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

 

 



OTHER INFORMATION:



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes all of the documents listed in the required document section.

 

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (MST) on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.

 

We are currently not accepting on-line applications.  Please use the following information to submit your application:

 

- By Mail or Hand Deliver to:

  Idaho National Guard

  Human Resource Office/Staffing

  4794 Gen Manning Ave,  Bldg 442

  Boise, Idaho   83705-8112

 

- Email or Fax requires prior approval from the HR Staffing Specialist for each application submitted.

 

Important information regarding completion and submission of your Application Package:

- Applicants must type or print in legible dark ink, sign and date each application package.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position.

 

- Current Resume or OF 612

- Personnel records Review (RIP) (available at the MPF)

- DD Form 214s (if applicable) (Current technicians disregard)

- Current medical forms

   1. Physical Profile Serial Report (AF Form 422)

   2. Duty Limiting Conditions Report (if applicable) (AF Form 469)

- Transcript (If using education to substitute for experience, you must submit a transcript)

- Job related certificates and licenses (Optional) - current only.

- SF 181E, Ethnicity and Race Indentification  (Optional) (For historical purposes only)

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

YVONNE M. HOWARD
Phone: (208)422-3343
Email: YVONNE.HOWARD@ANG.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
Idaho National Guard
JFHQ-ID/J1HR
ATTN Staffing Specialist
4794 Farman St Bldg 442
Boise, ID
83705-8112
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After the position closing date, your application will be reviewed in full.  If qualified your application will be forwarded to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interview are required you will be contacted.

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Job Announcement Number:

13-147 884810

Control Number:

342701600