Job Overview

Summary

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
USA

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 http://ong.ohio.gov/human_resources/ong_job_postings.html

***Member must provide letter from FSS certifying that they are eligible for promotion to CMSgt. Failure to submit letter showing promotion eligibility will automatically disqualify you for position.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

POSITION DESCRIPTION # D1444000

This position is located in one of two major divisions within the Logistics Directorate (Logistics Group) of an Air National Guard Flying Wing. Its purpose is to provide overall direction and coordination of subordinate work activities within one of three major work functions (Aircraft Generation Division, and the Equipment Maintenance and the Component Repair Branches of the Aircraft Maintenance Division. All three work functions are organized with a number of subordinate supervisors due to the scope, volume, and complexity of operations. The work involves the total maintenance of complex, high performance military aircraft, ranging from multi-purpose heavy, multi engine transports to the most modern sophisticated fighters and bombers. All aircraft are fully integrated in and are part of the Total Force Mission of the United States Air Force. Occupations supervised are somewhat similar, in that they all involve

maintenance of assigned aircraft to ensure combat readiness; they are dissimilar in their organizational location, as well as the functional areas, occupational series, and the diversity and complexity of systems for which each function is responsible. The occupation and nonsupervisory grade which best reflects the overall work operations supervised is Aircraft Mechanic, WG-8852-10.

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Duties

(1) Planning: Plans the overall allocation of personnel, funding and equipment resources to the organizational segments supervised to accomplish work operations which, because of their scope, volume, complexity, operational tempo, and total force integration must be planned on a annual or longer basis. Because of the Total Force Mission integration with the USAF, keeps unit assigned Air National Guard mission aircraft in combat ready status and able to be fully  integrated with USAF aircraft and missions upon activation and regular contingency operations, in addition to daily training and support missions. Plans work on an annual or multi year basis, to include: aircraft and aircraft system modifications (Time Change Technical Orders),  maintenance equipment and facilities update and modernization, deployment and mobility planning, human resources and financial forecasting, recurring Air Force mandated inspection

requirements, mission and weapons systems changes, contingency planning relating to carrying out the military mission of the wing, and the development of policies and procedures in the accomplishment of the work. Significant but shorter requirements involve daily, weekly, and quarterly planning. Analyzes work plans developed by subordinate supervisors for accomplishment of assigned directives. Determines status of work accomplished in relation to future demands, including unanticipated or emergency requirements mandating reallocation of resources as required. Provides higher level management and/or leadership information on status of work projects, budget estimates, changes in equipment, facilities, techniques etc. for mission planning purposes . Evaluates potential impact of improved technologies on existing programs and practices and recommends proposed changes to cognizant authority. Participates fully with

higher level management and staff organizations in interpreting changing environmental requirements to include work techniques, specification changes, standard improvements, modifications to organizational structures, mission alignments and changes, equipment modernization, facility requirements and improved work flow processes. Functions as an integral member of unit’s planning process, serving as the responsible technical resource for a maintenance division. Has national level impact, attending future systems road map planning conferences such as Product Improvement Working Group (PIWG), System Supportability Review (SSR) and Systems Safety Group (SSG) meetings as an Air National Guard subject matter expert.

(2) Work Direction: Coordinates and directs the work of units supervised. Assigns and explains work requirements to subordinate supervisors and sets deadlines. Balances workload for subordinate work groups. Promotes economical and efficient work operations. Analyzes production, cost and personnel utilization records and makes adjustment in operations to correct problems. Prepares and/or provides inputs to operating instructions and initiates work plans to be

followed by subordinate workers in accomplishing critical or emergency work projects. Spot checks work operations to assure production and quality standards are achieved. Coordinates work operations with other organizations and functions. Encourages employees to achieve management goals.

(3) Administration: Recommends promotion or reassignment of subordinate supervisors and reviews personnel actions prepared by them. Makes formal appraisal of supervisors’ work performance and reviews employee appraisals submitted by them. Determines long range and supervisory training needs for all levels of subordinates developing resource options, justifications and methods to accomplish training. Uses various management tools and computer

technologies to ensure effective control of work activities. Chairs production meetings to set priorities in accomplishing the scheduled maintenance plan. Promotes and administers such programs as cost reduction, incentive awards, suggestions and quality assurance. Ensures that regulations governing safety and housekeeping are observed. Assures that subordinate supervisors carry out such programs as labor management and equal opportunity. Schedules and

approves leave. Ensures that position descriptions are accurate and that position management principles are followed. Assures that appropriate production reports and administrative records are maintained. Acts on personnel problems referred by subordinate supervisors. Hears and resolves grievances and ensures proper corrective action is taken.

(4) Implements safety regulatory requirements. Ensures that subordinates wear appropriate safety equipment and follow pertinent safety precautions.

(5) Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and command support exercises, and Operations Other Than War (OOTW). 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 operation, maintenance of facilities and equipment or to serve as a team member on boards to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies.

(6) Performs other duties as assigned.