Job Overview





Production Controller (Aircraft)

Boise, Idaho

Appointment Type: Permanent

PD #: D0749000

Series/Grade: GS-1152-09/09

Salary Range: $49,765.00-$64,697.00


*Candidates must possess and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*

*PCS is not authorized*


MEMBERSHIP IN THE AIR NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho Air National Guard as a condition of employment.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.  Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.


In accordance with the Labor Management Agreement, Article 18, Promotions:

Area of Consideration

The area of consideration for all Idaho National Guard bargaining unit positions will be as follows:

 (1)   Bargaining unit members

 (2)   All other individuals 

This does not preclude management from selecting either Section (1) or Section (2) applications after Section (1) applicants have been considered.  




Current members of the Idaho Air National Guard.


Application materials must be received by Tuesday, May 09, 2017.  Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the requirements. 



MAJOR DUTIES: (Detailed duties are on the Position Description available at the Human Resources Office)

The purpose of the position is to provide planning, scheduling and control of aircraft maintenance through a variety of support maintenance shops.


Implements preliminary (advance) maintenance plans for assigned weapon systems and schedules immediate maintenance for transient aircraft. Designates, maintains and monitors current maintenance repair priorities of aircraft to ensure actuality and compliance with flying schedules. Authorizes and assigns aircraft maintenance jobs, job control numbers either manually or through a computerized maintenance system, work priorities, and start and completion times for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of aircraft. Conducts the control and dispatch of shop assignments. Monitors progress of job completion by dispatched personnel. Controls maintenance on assigned aircraft and related support and training equipment. Takes prompt and decisive action to make on the spot adjustments to maintenance repair priorities necessitated by unscheduled maintenance requirements, and incorporates all unscheduled maintenance into a daily plan.

Maintains visual aids depicting status of maintenance actions in progress, specialist availability and status of aerospace vehicles, aerospace ground equipment (AGE), training equipment, transportation and tow vehicles, munitions loads, arming of guns and munitions, and location of aircraft and dispatched AGE. Maintain a visual schedule of daily flying, noting deviations and cancellations.

Coordinates with Materiel Control on mission capable (MISCAP) and non-mission capable status (NMCS) of parts, adjustments to in shop work priorities, and verification of urgency of need designators. Determines the source of supply for cannibalization actions.

Coordinates with Quality Assurance on functional check flight (FCF) requirements, Air Operations on flying schedule, other maintenance shops for coordination of repair work and with other functional areas are required.

Requests necessary support services such as firefighting activity standby, fuel and defuel and civil engineer support. Directs physical movement of aircraft and aerospace ground equipment.

Controls the maintenance communications and transportation systems to provide for the effective transmission of information and movement of material and maintenance personnel.

Develops and maintains current procedural check sheets for use during actions such as mass loads, combat turnaround, broken arrow (nuclear emergency), emergency war orders (EWO) notification, aircraft crash, flightline fire, sever weather warning or evacuation. Monitors and revises the sequence of preselected aircraft required for contingency commitments.

Makes required inputs to the automated data system and retrieves data and/or computer generated products as required.

Conducts training of assigned military personnel.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No