Job Overview





This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the 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. 

REMARKS: This position is being advertised as an indefinite appointment and applicant selected may be released at any time, and advised of his/her rights and benefits to which entitled. In the event a permanent employee is accepted for this indefinite position, there will be a change in their tenure from permanent to indefinite. Indefinite appointments may be made permanent at a later date without competition.

This position is located in an Air National Guard Aviation Wing, Aircraft Maintenance Group, Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Weapons Element (Flight Line). The primary purpose of the position is to troubleshoot, repair, install, modify, test and adjust aircraft ordnance systems, equipment and components. On and/or off-equipment inspection, modification, overhaul, troubleshooting and repair capability of weapons release and gun systems; verifies and analyzes malfunctions, troubleshoots, tests, inspects and loads/unloads conventional munitions; installs/removes weapons delivery equipment, launchers and gun systems. 

DUTY LOCATION :   192nd MXS PAS, Joint Base Langley – Eustis, VA

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:  Excepted Service Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (Not To Exceed E-6/TSgt)


All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (Not To Exceed E-6/TSgt) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Air National Guard Military Technician Program.

GROUP II – All qualified Virginia Air National Guard Male/Female Enlisted (Not to Exceed E6/TSgt), regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia Air National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.  

GROUP III – Individuals eligible for membership in the Virginia Air National Guard.

MILITARY ASSIGNMENT:  This position is supervised by a E-8/SMSgt.  Grade inversion will not be authorized.   Compatible AFSC:  2W1X1. Must be able to obtain and hold an SECRET Security Clearance


 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Operates, analyzes performance, troubleshoots, inspects, installs, maintains, overhauls, repairs and modifies operational ordnance system(s) and subsystems consisting of numerous complex electronic components of fighter aircraft. Analyzes performance and isolate malfunctions to individual subsystems and or components of bombing/navigation, fire-control/weapons delivery, weapons multi-sensor displays and external electro-mechanical weapons systems, electro-optical targeting pod/weapon interfaces, R/F electronic countermeasures systems, target radar tracking and missile tracking radar. Removes, repairs, installs, inspects and conducts operational performance checkout of aircraft ordnance and isolates malfunctions and identifies if failures are in specific LRU's, aircraft weapons, avionics multiplex data bus matrix assemblies, or aircraft digital data wiring. Loads/unloads, positions and safeties air munitions using applicable technical data and handling equipment. Tests suspension, launch and release systems to ensure proper manual/electrical release on equipment. Conducts off-equipment troubleshooting and functional checks of electronic weapons control systems to ensure proper manual/electrical release and fire sequence. Ensures all munitions are inventoried at the start and completion of the work shift. Ensures that all munitions expenditures are accurately tracked and recorded on applicable forms.Coordinates with loading standardization and the weapons element supervisor for all load crew-training requirements and ensures only loading certified/qualified personnel are directed to perform weapons loading tasks and may be required to perform weapons expediting on the flight line.Maintains and reviews publication files of applicable technical orders, regulations, manuals and local directives. Provides hands-on training instruction to lower graded personnel concerned with the repair of the electronic ordnance systems within the aircraft. Processes and accounts for due in from maintenance (DIFM) supply assets and ensure materials and equipment are properly stored, protected and maintained and funds are not obligated for material or parts without proper justification. Adjusts, installs and removes cartridges and squibs for tanks and pylons and chaff/flare systems. Adjusts and installs fusing devices in explosive air munitions. Operates fault detection and digital test equipment. May be required to perform additional duties such as launch/recovery aircraft servicing, fire fighting, crash rescue duty or serve as a member of a team to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies. May be required to inspect, troubleshoot, test and maintain the Aerial Gunnery Target System. May be delegated authority to clear Red X on aircraft forms.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No