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  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications & Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Aircraft Mechanic

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:T-14-207 (1170948)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$30.19 to $35.25 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, July 18, 2014 to Thursday, August 7, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-8852-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Winder, GA View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open only to current, on-board Permanent/Indefinite full-time Georgia Army National Guard Enlisted members in AASF #1.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

WELCOME TO THE PEACH STATE!

Area of Consideration: Open only to current, on-board Permanent/Indefinite full-time Georgia Army National Guard Enlisted members assigned to Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF) #1.

Position Location:  Army Aviation Support Facility #1, Winder, Georgia. 

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 Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP).

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

Job Summary:  This position is located in the Logistics function of an ARNG Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF).  The AASF provides Aviation Unit Maintenance (AVUM), Aviation Intermediate Maintenance (AVIM), and aviation maintenance training for supported units.  The purpose of this position is to act as the Aircraft Mechanic (Crew Chief) with responsibility for managing the operational readiness of one or more aircraft, and proficiency training of supported aviation unit personnel.  Responsibilities include detailed technical oversight of individual aircraft’s level of mission capabilities and projection of maintenance requirements to maintain individual aircraft operational readiness.

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 Georgia Army National Guard Enlisted incumbent(s) only. In accordance with ARNG regulations, incumbent performs duties necessary to accomplish military Aircraft Mechanic functions in support of programs essential to state Army National Guard daily operations, training and readiness missions.

As a member of a Georgia Army 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 Army National Guard units and members are subject to immediate call to federal or state active duty to meet national or state emergencies.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • 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: ECMF: 15; MOS: 94E/R.

DUTIES:

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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:

  • Manages, monitors or performs overall maintenance, servicing, inspections and documentation for one or more highly technical, high performance military aircraft.
  • Performs preflight, thru flight, and post-flight inspections and scheduled or unscheduled maintenance.
  • Serves as the technical authority to identify and advise on requirements for airframe, mechanical, electrical/environmental, avionics, engine, and pneudraulic repairs on assigned aircraft.
  • Works closely with maintenance supervisor(s) and production control personnel to report and maintain current aircraft status.
  • Ensures Unit Level Logistics-Aviation (ULLS-A) and other aircraft documentation accurately reflects status and air worthiness of assigned aircraft.
  • Clears Red X status symbols on aircraft forms for work performed by others.
  • Plans, develops and conducts proficiency training during the technician work week to a multi-faceted workforce comprised of Full Time Support (FTS) and supported unit personnel.
  • Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and support exercises.
  • Complies with safety, fire, security, environmental, and housekeeping regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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General Experience:  Must have experience or training that has provided the candidate with the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories, and components, and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications.  Must be skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipment.

Specialized Experience WG-12: Must have a minimum of 18 months specialized experience installing, adjusting, aligning, troubleshooting and functionally testing the various major and minor mechanical and pneudraulic systems on an aircraft during overhaul or modification. Experience coordinating the work of other mechanics, and scheduling maintenance to ensure completion of critical actions and optimum work flow. Must have the ability to instruct lower graded mechanics, military and other personnel in the disassembly and re-assembly of crash damaged engines, transmissions, gear boxes, hydraulic components, and fuel controls sufficient for the exhibit to be returned to its shipping container.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):  Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the Selecting Official based on the following KSAs considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.

  • Ability to do diversified work with tools and equipment, requiring extreme caution in maintaining close dimensions.
  • Ability to diagnose trouble and determine remedy where overall knowledge of all systems of aircraft is required.
  • Ability to inspect aircraft, determine mechanical deficiencies and analyze results.
  • Ability to interpret instructional material, schematics and specifications for complex mechanical problems on assigned aircraft.


Other Requirements:  For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment. 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.

National Guard Compatibility:  Once an applicant is selected and prior to being placed in the technician Aircraft Mechanic position, the selectee must be assigned to a compatible unit in the Georgia Army National Guard as an  Enlisted member in either CMF: 15 or MOS: 94E/R. Rank inversion is strictly prohibited.

Wear of the Army uniform as prescribed by AR/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.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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 knowledge, skills, and abilities 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.  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics).


BENEFITS:

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The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.
Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp
Flexible Spending Accounts - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
Health Insurance - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
Long Term Care Insurance - The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/
Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov).



HOW TO APPLY:

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

  1. Your résumé; **BE ADVISED** (IF ANY PART OF YOUR RESUME IS COPIED FROM THE ANNOUNCEMENT, MOS/AFSC DESCRIPTION, OR POSITION DESCRIPTION, YOUR RESUME WILL BE DISQUALIFIED).
  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 chose to use your personal resume, ensure that your resume includes the mandatory information as outlined in the Resume' example on http://www.gahro.com/Staffing/Resume'%20Format%2022Jun12.docx, "The Application-to-Hire Process-"Have I Completed All the Steps to Best Sell Myself"? If the required information is not reflected, consideration will not be given in the qualification process.

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, August 07, 2014.

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.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID: 1170948. 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 View Occupational Questionnaire, and
  2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire, http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf, 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.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required and must be received by Thursday, August 07, 2014:

  1. Your résumé; **BE ADVISED** (IF ANY PART OF YOUR RESUME IS COPIED FROM THE ANNOUNCEMENT, MOS/AFSC DESCRIPTION, OR POSITION DESCRIPTION, YOUR RESUME WILL BE DISQUALIFIED).
  2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire;

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Janice M. Christophe
Phone: (678)569-5712
Fax: (678)569-5763
Email: JANICE.M.CHRISTOPHE.CIV@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Georgia National Guard
HRO-STAFFING
Do Not Mail or Fax Applications Here
Follow How to Apply Instructions
Marietta, GA
30060-5099
USA
Fax: (678)569-5763

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official.  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 or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).

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


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Job Announcement Number:

T-14-207 (1170948)

Control Number:

375969600