Job Overview


Are you ready to broaden your horizon by challenging yourself in the last frontier? Do you love the great outdoors? Do you want to serve your community, State, and Nation? If so, the Alaska National Guard wants you! So come camp out with us and learn how to survive in the tundra! Take up airlift and rescue missions! Work with communities during natural disasters! Even take part in reconstruction efforts! Make an impact today by joining us in the Alaska National Guard!

Take the challenge. Find your strength.

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Incentives may be available. Payment of such incentives will be made IAW current Alaska HRO Policy. Incentives are subject to funding availability, superior qualifications as determined by selecting supervisors, quality/recency of experience, and pool of qualified candidates.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT: This is an excepted service position and as such requires active membership in the Alaska Air National Guard, be assigned to a compatible military assignment and wear of the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not a current member of the Alaska Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment if selected for this position. For enlistment/appointment information, contact (907)644-8033.

Opened Area(s) of Consideration: 1, 2, 3


Area 1 - AKNG permanent or indefinite technicians, excepted or competitive civil service currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard.

Area 2 - All Traditional Guard or Active Guard Reserves (AGR) members currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard.

Area 3 - All other current military members who are eligible to join the Alaska Air National Guard.

PDCN: D1528000

Selecting Supervisor: Christopher Cosher


This position title is commonly known as the Production Superintendant.  Responsible for the total squadron maintenance program, manages the overall direction of the maintenance effort, and enforces safe maintenance practices. In addition, responsible for identifying, assembling, and managing critical equipment items. Priority is placed on aircraft supporting operational requirements, scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance, and aircraft used for maintenance and/or operations training. The focus is on aircraft generation in order to meet mission requirements. Incumbent has maintenance authority on airworthiness of aircraft based on knowledge of aircraft systems and safety of flight concerns. Ensures that a pilot pickup is accomplished for critical parts in order to expedite repairs of Not-Mission-Capable aircraft that receive the highest priority and depends on the critical need for the aircraft and its return to service.  May verify Mission Capable (MICAP) requisitions.  Participates in establishing the monthly and weekly maintenance plans. Attends the daily maintenance planning meetings for the purpose of incorporating unscheduled maintenance into the weekly and daily maintenance plans. Evaluates workload requirements and makes changes to aircraft utilization schedules as required. Takes prompt and decisive action to make on-the-spot adjustments to maintenance repair priorities necessitated by unscheduled maintenance requirements.  Controls and coordinates maintenance activity on the flightline. Monitors aircraft maintenance in progress and evaluates estimated completion time against scheduling and planning requirements. Anticipates problems and directs changes of flightline activities in order to meet mission schedules.  May be required to coordinate with supervisors to select workers and assign tasks to be performed. When necessary, initiates action to resolve personnel shortages and coordinates requirements with the Maintenance Operations Center (MOC). Reviews work in progress or upon completion for compliance with policies and procedures.  Ensures utilization of proper tools and equipment and adherence to technical data in performance of maintenance. Determines methods necessary to meet mission requirements including authorizing and directing cannibalization on assigned aircraft.  Cannibalization actions will be coordinated with the MOC and Supply. Ensures aircraft status is accurately reported in accordance with Air Force instructions, reports, and applicable supplements. Works closely with the expediter and MOC to ensure that actual aircraft status matches the aircraft status reported in the automated reporting system.  Understands, executes, and coordinates specific disaster control duties including the provisions contained Air Force instructions, with regard to movement of aircraft, support equipment, and evacuation of flightline personnel. Decisions will be made based on safeguarding personnel first, followed by protecting aircraft, equipment, and other resources. Maintains a current on-base disaster map with cordon overlay and appropriate checklists for use during disasters or exercises.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Training, TDY's, etc...

Relocation Authorized

  • No