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Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:JA 13-530-T

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$30.17 to $35.21 / Per Hour


Wednesday, March 05, 2014 to Monday, April 07, 2014




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Toledo, OH View Map


This vacancy is open to current Military Members of the Ohio Air National Guard. First consideration will be given to current on-board permanent technicians in 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:

180th Fighter Wing

2660 South Eber Road
Swanton, OH 43558

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 vacancy is open to current Military Members of the Ohio Air National Guard. First consideration will be given to current on-board permanent technicians in the Ohio Air National Guard.




This position is located within ANG Aviation Wing (F-16), Aircraft Maintenance Group, Aircraft Maintenance Sq/Flt, Avionics Flight Line Element or a similar F-16 aircraft maintenance activity where the incumbent of this position works in an Avionics Flight Line organization. The primary purpose of this position is to install, modify, overhaul, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, align, calibrate, and rebuild multi-system complexes which consist of several complete integrated electronic avionics systems, where the multi-system complex accomplishes a number of major functions.



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

The Ohio National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer


  • Not Required


  • No


  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Open to permanent technicians of the Ohio ANG.
  • Military Members of the Ohio Air National Guard
  • Minimum Military Rank/Grade: A1C (E-3)
  • Maximum Military Rank/Grade: SSgt (E-5)
  • Compatible AFSC: 2A374, 2A354C


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(1)  Installs, modifies, overhauls, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs, rebuilds, aligns, and calibrates complete electronic avionics multi-systems such as the electronics package in a highly automated F-16 aircraft where the Enhanced Expanded Fire Control Computer (EEFCC) or General Avionics Computer, electronic multiplex communications bus, Inertial Navigation System, multi-function displays, Fire Control Radar System, head-up display, data transfer equipment, Global Positioning System, Litening II precision attack targeting pod, LANTIRN targeting pod, Situation Awareness Data-Link, Internal Data Modem, Integrated Countermeasures Management System, Digital Terrain System, Flight Control System, pitot-static system and related instrumentation, flight director instrumentation, Central Air Data Computer, engine, hydraulic and fuel quantity indicating systems, voice message warning, VHF, UHF radio, intercom, secure voice communications, Identification Friend or Foe (IFF), Tactical Air Navigation System (TACAN), Radar Altitude and Instrument Landing System, Crash Survivable Flight Data Recording System, Radar Threat Warning System, Chaff/Flare Dispensing System and electronic countermeasures pod and other complex functions which are performed by numerous systems and are extensively interconnected with data feedback loops and accomplish a number of major functions.  The individual systems depend on data generated by other systems and in turn, produce feedback which is used by the originating system creating a complex information loop, encompassing electronics and optical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic applications.  Evaluates operational characteristics of the integrated systems by observing and analyzing waveforms, voltage, current, power indications, computer registers or printouts.  Analyzes the malfunctions encountered, devises repair procedures and performs the repairs, or if extensive repairs are needed, provides instructions to lower grade employees.  Reviews and analyzes data; determines if the criteria are sufficient to provide adequate test, troubleshooting and repair procedures; devises and recommends tests, procedural changes, or data corrections.  Aligns, adjusts, and performs final calibrations on integrated systems.  Analyzes equipment failure and malfunctions and suggests changes to improve operation.  Monitors the operation of complex, interrelated systems, analyzes operating trends, proposes preventative maintenance down time to assure continued operating capability, and recommends units for overhaul or engineering evaluation for disposal.  Applies technical data and equipment specifications to determine the impact that equipment modifications or substitutions will have upon multi-system operation and on the various maintenance and alignment procedures.  Uses algebraic and trigonometric functions to adapt standard formulas to the specific requirements of the integrated system.  Constructs, operates, and repairs prototype or experimental electronic systems such as inertial navigation, automatic flight control, or fire control as assigned.  Advises engineering personnel on the operation and maintenance effects of proposed Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO) modifications or new equipment.  Performs multi-system alignment and bore sighting.  Debriefs aircrews.



****  A more comprehensive detailed description of the position may be found in Position Description "D1764000" in the employing unit or in the Human Resources Office  ****


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This is a Permanent Excepted Service position 

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

  • Minimum Military Grade: A1C (E-3)
  • Maximum Military Grade: SSgt (E-5)
  • Compatible AFSC: 2A374, 2A354C

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 ExperienceExperience or training which demonstrates the applicants 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:(WG-2610-13)

1. Experience or training in utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic integrated systems equipment.


2. Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic integrated systems equipment. 


3. Experience in making mechanical repairs that required the use of precision measuring and calibrating equipment. 


4. Experience in using a wide variety of test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment (TMDE). 


5. Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications.



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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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 Monday, April 07, 2014.

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 1061256.  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


Phone: (419)868-4044
Agency Information:
180th Fighter Wing
2660 South Eber Road
Swanton, 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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