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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT:
The Delaware National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to political, religious, or labor organization affiliation or non-affiliation, marital status, race, color, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying physical challenges (applicable only to competitive appointments) or any other factor not job related.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:
This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. The 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. For enlistment/appointment information, call 1-800-GO GUARD (Army) or 1-800-TO-GO-ANG (Air).
This is a Dual-Status Excepted Service Technician Bargaining Unit position in the Delaware Air National Guard. Open to all current Delaware Air and Army National Guard personnel or those eligible to become a member of the Delaware Air National Guard.
This position is located in the 166th Maintenance Squadron (MXS). The primary purpose of the position is to inspect, repair, modify, and service aircraft systems, components, and assemblies, both on- and off-aircraft.
Position Description Number: D1366000
**This is an INDEFINITE position that may be converted to permanent without further competition at management's discretion (unfunded).**
Open Areas of Consideration: I, II, & III
DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:
AREA I = All presently employed Delaware Air or Army National Guard permanent federal technicians.
AREA II = All currently active members of the Delaware Air or Army National Guard.
AREA III = All other applicants eligible for membership in the Delaware National Guard.
(A complete position description is on file in the HRO.)
Performs inspections, functional checks, and preventive maintenance on aircraft to include periodic, phase, hourly, preflight, post-flight, calendar, thru-flight, and special inspections such as fuel contamination, emergency equipment, and oil sampling. Inspects and performs functional checks.
Troubleshoots and performs unscheduled maintenance on assigned and transient aircraft, utilizing various gauges, meters, measuring devices and other related test equipment. Performs major adjustments and alignments of aircraft systems or components and assists specialists as required. Removes and replaces aircraft components. Adjusts and maintains installed equipment. Tows, taxies, parks, and moors assigned and transient aircraft. Meets and debriefs the aircrew on the status of the aircraft. Launches and recovers assigned and transient aircraft to include those on alert status. Performs end-of-runway inspections prior to take-off. Inspects for conditions such as oil, fuel and hydraulic leaks; damaged tires; and loose panels which would make the aircraft unsafe for flight.
May be required to perform user and organizational level maintenance on assigned support equipment, including inspection, repair, modification, and corrosion prevention. Inventories, controls, stores and repairs 780 equipment. Accomplishes and reviews non-powered AGE and 780 equipment records relating to assigned equipment.
Provides data for aircraft maintenance historical records, complete maintenance data collection, man-hour accounting, and other forms as required. Assists the aircraft maintenance supply function in identifying parts and stock numbers and obtaining necessary parts and tools to perform assigned duties.
Instructs, directs, and assigns maintenance repair tasks to drill status guard members. Observes work and ensures compliance with standard procedures and applicable technical publications.
Complies with safety, fire, security, and housekeeping regulations. Ensures that material and equipment are properly stored, protected, maintained and secured.
Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as MEI, ORI, IG and UE inspections, mobility and command support exercises. 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 operator, maintenance of facilities and equipment, or serve as a member of a team to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies.
Performs other duties as assigned.