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NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. 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.
POSITION TITLE: QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST - 2 POSITIONS - FIRST SHIFT
POSITION LOCATION: 164TH AIRLIFT WING, MEMPHIS, TN
AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: ON BOARD TECHNICIANS ONLY
FIRST: Permanently employed Air Technicians in Memphis, TN.
SECOND: Permanently employed Air Technicians Statewide.
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Enlisted
MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: 2AXXX, 2WXXX
PD NUMBER: D1818000-42938/423939
PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION: NOT AUTHORIZED
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
INTRODUCTION: This position is located in a National Guard Aviation Wing, Maintenance Group. The primary purpose of this position is to establish and execute a planned systematic approach of quality assurance for all areas of aircraft maintenance, designed to provide the maintenance managers confidence that aircraft, aircraft systems, munitions, equipment, products or supporting processes conform to technical, safety, work load and customer requirements. The overall objective is to ensure that quality considerations are addressed and requirements achieved for all aircraft maintenance work and support functions to ensure end items perform as intended with reliability. Serves as the primary technical advisory process in the maintenance organization designed to assist maintenance mangers. Serves as the Quality Assurance Specialist (QAS) for the planning, implementation and execution of a quality assurance program that includes the full range of quality principles, concepts, inspection techniques, surveillance and evaluations related to quality assurance functional programs of all assigned aircraft, aircraft components, aerospace ground equipment, electronic equipment & systems, armament, munitions, engines, associated systems and maintenance personnel from numerous job series, and maintenance disciplines.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: (1) Serves as the Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR) for wing maintenance policy, advising supervisors and employees on both general policy and specific maintenance matters. (2) Maintenance Standardization Evaluation Program (MSEP); Administers, evaluates, and coordinates a comprehensive quality assurance, maintenance standardization, and inspection program for all areas of the maintenance organization all maintenance disciplines, job series and Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSCs). (3) Utilizes data collection techniques and procedures for evaluation, inspection, and audit programs, evaluates the results and determines the appropriate and effective method and format for presentation to higher-level management. (4) Collaborates with the Maintenance Group Commander, Maintenance Squadron Commanders, and Quality Assurance Supervisor to plan, develop, implement, inspect and report numerous critical compliance issues and review the Configuration Management (CM) programs. (5) Serves as the Aircraft Weight and Balance program manger utilizing complex computer based programs, data bases, electronic weighing apparatus, and integrated weight and balance computers for the Wing to maintain strict accounting of aircraft weight and balance for sate flight operations. (6) Reviews wing depot-level assistance requests developed in accordance with tech orders. (7) Prepares and reviews Product Quality Deficiency Reports (QDR) prior to releasing to the Air Logistics Center (ALC) or Aircraft Sustainment Group and performs exhibit-processing oversight by coordinating with ALC and Logistics Readiness Squadron to ensure proper exhibit control and handling. (8) Serves as the authority for determining applicability of Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO) and One Time Inspections (OTI). (9) Manages the Technical Order Improvement Program and Suggestion Program for the wing. (10) Executes a quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP) to monitor Contractor Logistic Support (CLS) aircraft or Contract Field Team (CFT). (11) Maintains direct contact with the NGB staff and with counterparts at other ANG bases in order to resolve problems affecting maintenance capabilities and compliance. (12) Manages and conducts quality verification inspections and surveillance inspections of conventional weapons systems and components. (13) Performs other duties as assigned.