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Job Title:Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic (IFC)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:ACW2013-88 (911810)

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

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$24.02 to $28.05 / Per Hour


Tuesday, June 18, 2013 to Tuesday, July 09, 2013




Full Time - Permanent




2 vacancies in the following location:
Robins AFB, GA United StatesView Map


United States Citizens



Area of Consideration: Open Nationwide to current or prior military service members (Active Duty, National Guard, or Reserve status) eligible for immediate enlistment into the Georgia Air National Guard.

Position Location: 116 AMXS, Robins AFB, Warner Robins, GA

Type of Appointment: This is a full-time, Excepted Permanent, dual-status position which requires Georgia Air National Guard Membership.

Job Summary: This position is located within the Aircraft Generation Division of a JSTARS Flying Wing. The purpose of this position is to analyze malfunctions, troubleshoot, repair, remove, install, maintain, test, inspect, modify and perform alignments of the integrated Autopilot and Instrument Systems (APINS).

Permanent Change of Station (PCS): PCS is not authorized.

Relocation Incentive: Relocation Incentive is not authorized.

Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP): Acceptance of a Federal Excepted technician position of over 179 days in length will cause termination from the SRIP.

Background Check: Selectee may, at the option of the agency, be required to submit to criminal, credit history, and general background checks which will be evaluated by the agency prior to a final offer of employment and access into the Georgia National Guard Federal Technician or Active Guard/Reserve program.

National Guard Membership: This position requires military membership. It is designated for Enlisted incumbent(s) only. In accordance with AFR regulations, incumbent performs duties necessary to accomplish military Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic (IFC) functions in support of programs essential to state Air National Guard daily operations, training and readiness missions.

As a member of a Georgia Air National Guard unit, you will be required to train with your unit, normally one weekend a month and 15 days of annual training each year. Georgia Air National Guard units and members are subject to immediate call to federal or state active duty to meet national or state emergencies.


  • Must be a current U.S. Citizen.
  • Under 5 USC 2108 & 5 CFR 211, Veteran's Preference criteria does not apply.
  • Direct Deposit Banking is Mandatory.
  • Military Requirement: Enlisted AFSC: 2A9X2C


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The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required of this position:

  • Performs functional tests, analyzes performance and troubleshoots the Offensive Avionics Systems.
  • Performs organizational and intermediate level maintenance modifications as required applying appropriate technical data requisitions, processes and accounts for supply assets in the repairable processing system to maintenance records, inspection records, and equipment maintenance data collection forms.
  • Removes, repairs, calibrates, installs, aligns, harmonizes, inspects and conducts operational performance checkout of integrated avionics systems.
  • Provides hands-on instruction to lower grade personnel concerned with repair of integrated avionics systems.
  • Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as Operational Readiness Inspections (ORI), Inspector General (IG) inspections, and Unit Effectiveness Inspections and mobility and command support exercises.
  • Complies with safety, fire, security, and housekeeping regulations.
  • May be required to operate computer test stations and non-automatic test equipment to determine scope of repair or adjustment required to correct faulty operation of avionics components.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


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General Experience: Possess experience which demonstrates the knowledge of electronic theories and practices to identify, isolate and repair malfunctions in one or more complex integrated systems where knowledge of the entire system is necessary to interpret error data and trace back through a number of units of the system to locate deficiencies. Thorough knowledge of principles of digital and analog circuits, electro-mechanical devices, solid state devices, digital techniques, synchro/servo operation and integrated circuit theory. Ability to interpret and trace schematics, logic and wiring diagrams and use a wide variety of test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE).  
Specialized Experience: Must have at least 18 months specialized experience in utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic integrated systems equipment.  Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic integrated systems equipment.  Experience in making mechanical repairs that required the use of precision measuring and calibrating equipment.  Experience in using a wide variety of test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE).   Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements may be further evaluated by the Selecting Official based on the following KSAs considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.

  • Must have knowledge in the principles of digital and analog circuits, electromechanical devices, solid state device theory, digital techniques, synchronal/servo operation and integrated circuit theory.
  • Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic principles.
  • Ability to interpret and trace schematics, logic, and wiring diagrams, and use test procedures and mathematical formulas.
  • Ability to use test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE) to troubleshoot and repair aircraft systems.
  • Knowledge of aircraft autopilot, instrument, navigation, and fuel systems required to isolate and correct malfunctions between associated systems.
  • Knowledge of electronic integrated systems to identify, isolate, and repair malfunctions of the aircraft using technical order data, along with technical publications and directives.

Other Requirements: For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver’s license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.  Applicant must possess a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) or be able to obtain one within one year of employment.
National Guard Compatibility: Once an applicant is selected and prior to being placed in the technician Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic (IFC) position, the selectee must be assigned to any unit in the Georgia Air National Guard as an Enlisted member in AFSC: 2A9X2C.

Rank inversion is strictly prohibited.

Wear of the Air Force uniform as prescribed by AFR/NGB/GA NGR is required for incumbent of this position.  Acceptance of this position constitutes concurrence with this requirement as a condition of employment.

Preplacement Medical Requirements: Selectee will be required to undergo medical testing, at the government's expense, prior to beginning employment.  Medical tests are used to determine fitness and eligibility for employment.

Optional Form 78 (Certificate of Medical Examination) will be used to determine the fitness and eligibility for employment.  Upon review of results, the Human Resources Officer will approve selection, require additional medical information or find selectee medically disqualified for employment and withdraw said offer.


Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire.

The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the duties required for this position. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


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The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package.  Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at


Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see


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

  1. Your résumé;
  2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire;

Note: Applicants are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to use the USA JOBS 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, ensure that your resume includes mandatory information as outlined in the Resume example guidance posted at'%20Format%2022Jun12.docx, "The Application Process."   If the required information is not reflected, consideration will not be given in the qualification process. Resume Note: Your resume may be submitted in any format.  For qualifications determination, your resume must contain hours worked per week and month/year format for all dates of employment.

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on TAG:Closing Date.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

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

If you cannot apply online:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire  TAG:Link to Full Questionnaire, and
  2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire,  and
  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.


The following documents are required and must be received by the closing date of this announcement:

  1. Your résumé;
  2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire;


Selena J. Young
Phone: (478)201-1261
Agency Information:
Georgia National Guard
Do Not Mail or Fax Applications Here
Follow How to Apply Instructions
Marietta, GA


Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.   If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview. You will receive notice via email when the process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).

Thank you for your interest in the Georgia National Guard.  Good Luck!

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