Job Overview

Summary

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your Nation, your State and your community!

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the North Carolina Army National Guard.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with the requirements as a condition of employment.  Applicants must be current members of the North Carolina Army National Guard.

WHO CAN APPLY: The area of consideration for this position is STATEWIDE.  Applications will only be accepted from current military members of the North Carolina Army National Guard.

POSITION INFORMATION:  Full-time Excepted Service  (Permanent)

POSITION LOCATION: AASF #1

MD #: 4621-156

Duties

Tests and troubleshoots aircraft rotor and/or propeller systems using special tools and test equipment. Diagnoses any malfunctions of rotor/propeller systems and makes necessary repairs. This includes disassembly, repair, and reassembling rotor/propeller system components, and internal hydraulic and electrical components using common to special tools, and equipment. Repairs and refinishes blades/propellers using a variety of metal working tools and precision measuring instruments. Performs troubleshooting of the powertrain systems using special tools and test equipment, diagnoses any system malfunctions and makes necessary repairs. This includes disassembly, repair, and
reassembling powertrain components, such as drive shafts, gear boxes, mast assemblies. Subjects rotor, propeller, and powertrain parts to a variety of nondestructive testing to identify imperfections not otherwise detected. Operates magnetic, dye, or electronic equipment to identify or detect stress, cracks, or potential failures. Refers
findings to inspector for determination of serviceability. Utilizing power hoists, special slings and balancing equipment, aligns and balances assembled propellers/rotor blades by making appropriate linkage adjustments and by making both chordwise and spanwise weight adjustments to bring blades into true balance. After assembly or installation of the blade systems on the aircraft, makes final adjustments to balance, track, eliminate vibrations and ensure proper revolutions per minute (RPM) by checking blade track utilizing special tracking equipment and making weight,
trim tab, and control linkage adjustments. Performs operational checks of installed aircraft blades and associated sub-systems both inflight and during aircraft maintenance ground runs. When designated on NGB Flying Status orders,
may participate in aerial flights which are defined by applicable Army publications as Maintenance Test Flights. Serves as a member of the flight crew for the purposes of observing, recording, and diagnosing malfunctions, otherwise assists in determining the airworthiness of aircraft or the functioning of specific items or components when
expertise or services are required to accomplish in-flight test of equipment. 40025000 3 Wears and utilizes appropriate safety equipment and follows pertinent safety precautions. May be required to serve, if employed in an AVCRAD, on maintenance assistance and instruction teams (MAIT) and CONTACT Teams throughout supported area. Performs other duties as assigned 

Nondestructive inspection purpose is to inspect aerospace components, parts and materials by applying magnetic particle, liquid penetrant, ultrasonic, eddy current, radiographic and optical nondestructive inspection techniques.

PD: D0710000 (Addend 1)

 

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No