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 an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Illinois National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Illinois National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Illinois National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

Duty Location: 126 MAI SQ, SCOTT AFB, IL

Selecting Official: SMSgt Frank Harpster II

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

Military Requirements: Selected Candidates will be required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to the effective date of placement.  Selectee is required to cross train if not currently compatible.

Compatible Military Assignments: 2A0X1, 2A2X1, 2A2X2, 2A2X3, 2A3X4, 2A3X5, 2A8X1, 2A8X2, 2A9X1, 2A9X2, 2A9X3

                             - May not exceed the rank of MSgt.


**This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties.**

Leads a team (minimum of three mechanics) and works beside others performing Electronic Integrated Systems maintenance duties. Performs in-process inspections within the shop and on-site of repair, diagnostics, modification, overhaul and/or rebuild of integrated electronic systems and related support equipment. Performs personnel training evaluations and spot checks work. Determines whether quality standards are met by detailed inspection of electronic, electrical, mechanical and operational inspections methods. Investigates causes of critical or major defects and assures corrective actions are taken. Assures that all test and measuring equipment used in the integrated maintenance process is properly calibrated and meets required configuration. Inspects systems to determine if necessary modifications have been accomplished. Advises Aerospace Engineering personnel on the operation and maintenance effects of proposed Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO) modifications on new or existing equipment. Makes recommendations to depot engineering on TCTO changes. Performs final inspection of work upon completion. The Working Leader is "Red X" qualified. Interacts directly with aircrews for mission/sortie debrief and enhanced system troubleshooting. Responsible for final classification and acceptance of all equipment/material inspected. Inspections include visual, dimensional, electrical or electronic characteristics for conformance to appearance or tolerance requirements and a function/operation test. Assures that all required modification work orders have been applied and necessary records updated.

Directs on-equipment or off-equipment maintenance on one or more complete electronic integrated systems associated with the assigned aircraft, and/or maintenance on automatic flight control systems, instrument systems, inertial and radar navigation systems. Provides task oversight for employees in the accomplishment of work by the Electronics Integrated Systems Mechanic, WG-2610-13 trades and labor craftsmen. Receives general instructions and guidance from senior supervisor, and ensures that the instructions are carried out precisely by the work team in order to accomplish goals and objectives. Ensures that needed tech data, schematics, plans, blueprints, material, and test equipment is available prior to work initiation. Identifies and balances the workload. Monitors and reports on the status and progress of work. Assures that the supervisor's instructions on work priorities, deadlines, and quality requirements are met. Coaches the team in the selection and application of appropriate problems solving methods and techniques. Trains and arranges for training of team members in methods and techniques of team building and working in teams to accomplish work. Monitors and reports on the status of work in progress and upon completion, as required, to assure the supervisor's instructions on priorities, methods and quality have been met. Maintains the inspection program for area of responsibility and administrative reference materials, including relevant documents, policies, procedures, and written instructions from supervision is available to the team. Prepares reports and maintains records of work accomplishments. Represents the team in dealings with the supervisor for the purpose of obtaining resources and securing needed information or decisions from the supervisor on major work problems and issues. Approves emergency leave up to one day. Investigates causes of critical or major defects and assures corrective action is taken. May stop production to correct discrepancies or unsafe practices.

Travel Required

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

Relocation Authorized

  • No