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Job Title:PRODUCTION CONTROLLER (AUTOMOTIVE) (Military Membership Required)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:JA 13-229-C

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$48,695.00 to $63,299.00 / Per Year


Monday, July 15, 2013 to Thursday, August 15, 2013




Full Time - Permanent


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


Open to Current On-Board Permanent Technicians of the Ohio Air National Guard


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:

121st Air Refueling Wing

7370 Minuteman Way
Rickenbacker IAP
Columbus, OH 43217


This vacancy is open to current on-board permanent technicians Ohio Air National Guard.

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



This position is located in the Air National Guard, Logistics Readiness Squadron, Vehicle Management Flight.  The primary purpose of this position is to perform preliminary planning, long term scheduling, and analysis, for the utilization and maintenance of a variety of general and special purpose vehicles and equipment (i.e., special purpose vehicles include fire trucks, K loaders, de-icing trucks, large snow blowers).  In addition serves as the Base Fleet Manager.



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

The Ohio National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer


  • Minimum Military Rank/Grade: AB (E-1)
  • Maximum Military Rank/Grade: MSgt (E-7)
  • Compatible AFSC: 2T377


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(1)  Develops, manages and implements daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly operational and maintenance plans for assigned general and special purpose vehicles and a variety of equipment. Projects parts, contract services, funds, and personnel required.  Coordinates master maintenance schedules with base functions and management personnel.  Assigns work priorities for all scheduled/unscheduled maintenance.  Schedules vehicles and equipment for repair, inspections, and preventative maintenance based on consideration of shop capability and requirements of the unit.  Manages workload status and Mission Essential List (MEL) requirements to ensure that minimum fleet levels are maintained and makes necessary adjustments in production schedule.  Schedules and conducts daily maintenance planning meeting to refine and incorporate unscheduled maintenance requirements. Ensures the workload is balanced between work centers.  Jointly establishes overall objectives with supervisor.  The incumbent utilizes extensive knowledge of vehicle maintenance standards and repair terminology to coordinate maintenance and repair requirements of vehicles and equipment, to include special purpose vehicles, to determine if production schedules are being followed.  Coordination and scheduling of special purpose vehicles requires consideration not only of the required vehicle servicing/maintenance but also of the special systems maintenance requirements of such equipment.  Conducts vehicle operator debriefs and assigns repair requirements to proper work center.  Ensures equipment repairs are authorized and that proper material is available for vehicle maintenance.  The incumbent acts as the primary source of expertise for matters regarding maintenance schedules, On-line Vehicle Integrated Management System (OLVIMS), and automated processing systems.  Analyzes, plans, and carries out recurring production control tasks. Independently resolves most production, labor, machine and material conflicts that arise.  Recommends corrective actions to correct or avoid situations that may affect long-range production requirements or impact mission accomplishment.  Notifies supervisor of situations where repair work required would exceed one-time repair limit.  Manages the vehicle and equipment warranty program, to include scheduling repairs with local warranty providers.  The incumbent manages the contract vehicle maintenance program.  Schedules maintenance with local vendors as required.  Programs and schedules vehicles for depot maintenance and initiates and tracks requests for locally manufactured items.  Manages maintenance production schedules in order to minimize and avoid impact on Wing training schedules.


(2)  Performs analysis on a wide range of production indicators to assist in improving productivity or in determining causes of production delays.  Develops, manages, and analyzes performance indicators or metrics for specific trends and recommends corrective actions and makes necessary adjustments in production schedules.  Incumbent ensures the most effective utilization of manpower, materials, space, tools, and equipment.   Manages and audits cost data to ensure all material is validated and properly charged.  The incumbent establishes procedures to identify repetitive and recurring maintenance and performance deficiencies.  Provides management detailed analysis on current or potentials problems. Provides maintenance information and repair cost to other agencies as required by loan agreements and base support plans.  Personally performs systems administration on computer software/hardware support.   Produces and analyzes products extracted from OLVIMS and prepares local and higher headquarters reports.  Incumbent manages the Quality Assurance (QA) Program so as to ensure compliance with vehicle maintenance standards.


(3)  Manages the registered vehicle fleet for the Stock Record Account Number (SRAN) to include Geographically Separated Units (GSU’s).  This position is the single POC for all vehicle authorizations and assets between the SRAN and major command (MAJCOM).  Manages the Registered Equipment Management System (REMS).  Collects, consolidates, performs analysis and reconciles variances to ensure data integrity within associated programs, to include the following systems: Air Force Equipment Management System (AFEMS); Standard Base Supply System (SBSS); Automated Fleet Information System (AFIS); and OLVIMS.  Incumbent coordinates between the Air National Guard Readiness Center, other ANG units, Department of Defense (DOD) agencies and the Government Supply Agency (GSA) to ensure accurate accountability for vehicle receipt or transfers.  Controls, reviews, and aligns vehicle authorizations, allocations and assets respective to appropriate Custodian Authorization or Custodian Receipt Listing (CA/CRL).


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This is a Permanent Excepted Service Temporary position 


Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

  • Minimum Military Grade: AB (E-1)
  • Maximum Military Grade: MSgt (E-7)
  • Compatible AFSC: 2T377


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.




General Experience

Experience, education or training which indicates the candidate can reason in quantitative terms, communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner, understanding the terminology and data pertaining to repair operations and process characteristics of the production activity.


Specialized Experience:(GS-1152-09)- Must have at least 24 months experience

1. Experience, education or training preparing job or work orders; scheduling various phases of projects into the production facility; following up to see if work is progressing as planned and arranging for adjustments in materials, machine processes, and work sequencing allowing for changes. 


2. Experience with current automation support programs to input data, provide status of equipment, and monitor job order status, monitor work priorities, requisition repair parts, track repair parts status, etc.


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 in fields directly related to Production Control. 


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.


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.


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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 additional information visit:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit:

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:

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:

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.


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.


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

1. Your Resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.  (See Required Documents section below)

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire


The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 (EST) on Thursday, August 15, 2013.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the Occupational Questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers link to submit your application package.

It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

NOTE:  To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,  , select the Application Status link and then click on the More Information link for this position.  The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.  Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

To return to an incomplete application, long into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.  You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

You are encouraged to apply online.  Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.


To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 903459.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

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

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire

3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


All applications must include the following information:

  • Resume (Must describe all relevant work experience and include dates the work was performed)
  • 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)

NOTE:  Applicants are HIGHLY ENCOURGED to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to apply for this position.  Do not submit an OF-612; it is obsolete and no longer accepted.  If you choose to use your personal resume; please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone number and at least your last four digits of your social security number.


Please do not send applications to the addresses listed below


Nelson Spitler
Phone: (614)492-4626
Agency Information:
121st Air Refueling Wing
7370 Minuteman Way
Rickenbacker IAP
Columbus, OH


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review 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.

Online Questionnaire

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