Job Overview


About the Agency

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 states and your community!

ILLINOIS NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is anexcepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignmentin the Illinois National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the militaryuniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with theserequirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently amember of the Illinois National Guard must be eligible for immediate membershipand employment in the Illinois National Guard in the military grade listed inthis announcement.

Duty Location: 126 ARW, SCOTT AFB, IL

Selecting Official: CMSgt Steven Young, DSN: 760-4205 

Open Areas of Consideration: 1, 2 The first area of considerationwill be permanent technicians on board with the 126th ARW. Thesecond area of consideration will be individuals holding or eligible to acquiremembership with the 126th ARW. Applicants who meet the first area ofconsideration will be considered before those who meet the second area ofconsideration.

MilitaryRequirements: Selected Candidates willbe required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to the effectivedate of placement.

CompatibleMilitary Assignments: Enlisted: 3E1XX, 3E0XX, 2A6XX, 3E0X2



Responsible for the accurate interpretation of numerous manufacturer drawings, specifications, operating instructions, and test procedures, to troubleshoot, calibrate, align and repair a variety of highly complex pieces of powered support equipment.  Performs inspections, preventive maintenance, servicing, repair, and adjustments on complex rotary diesel engines.  Must independently determine work sequences, specifications, and special procedures to be used to fault-isolate and repair unusual problems in various pieces of powered support equipment. Troubleshoots, repairs, overhauls, modifies and operates aerospace ground equipment such as AC and DC power generators, various types of internal combustion engines, etc. Participates and assists in conducting the necessary safety program for the Aerospace Ground Equipment activity.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel throughout the U.S will be required

Relocation Authorized

  • No