Job Overview





Aircraft Mechanic

Boise, Idaho

Appointment Type: Permanent

PD #: D0100000

Series/Grade: WG-8852-10/10

Salary Range: $23.70-$27.66

*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.


Current members of the Idaho Air National Guard.

Application materials must be received by Monday, May 15, 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)


Major duties include but are not restricted to:

This position is located in the repair and reclamation shop.  This position accomplishes on and off equipment maintenance on aircraft systems and components such as wheel and tire, flight control, canopies, landing gear, and performs general heavy airframe maintenance, beyond the capability of other maintenance activities.  Provides capability for the recovery and reclamation of equipment of damaged or crashed aircraft.


--Performs all phases of the repair and reclamation process for crashed or damaged aircraft utilizing lifting bags, cranes, hoists, slings, forklifts, and other heavy equipment. Maintains and stores the special equipment identified and assigned to the crash recovery mission. 

--Serves on the flight control team and may coordinate team functions.  Participates in flight crew debriefing, troubleshooting, repairing and replacing components as required.

--Advises on and participates in the removal, rigging, and replacement of flight control, portable huffet and lavatory units.  Utilizes a wide variety of technical gauges, instruments and tools such as bead breakers, micrometers, dial indicators, pressure gauges, torque wrenches, tension meters, weight and balance testers, and inside and outside calipers to test, overhaul, rig and install major airframe components. 

--Performs intermediate level maintenance on aircraft wheel and tires and may also accomplish organizational maintenance such as wheel and tire and brake changes.  When a supply point for build-up assets is established in the ship, will insure DIFM assets processing and procedures are accomplished according to applicable directives.

--Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No