JOIN THE VIRGINIA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD AND SERVE YOUR NATION, YOUR STATE, AND YOUR COMMUNITY!
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: 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. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
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
This position is located in an Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF) or Army Aviation Flight Activity (AAFA).
DUTY LOCATION: AASF, Sandston, VA 23150
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Excepted Service Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (Not to Exceed E7/SFC)
WHO CAN APPLY:
GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (Not to Exceed E7/SFC) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Army National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (Not to Exceed E7/SFC), regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia Army National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.
MILITARY CRITERIA: Applicant must be qualified and eligible for qualification in the Enlisted Career Management Field: 15, 91, 92, 94.
MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: Applicant selected for this military technician position must occupy a military assignment in the Virginia Army National Guard that ensures proper grade, unit, and MOS prior to placement. Must be able to hold and obtain an SECRET Security Clearance
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Accomplishes a variety of repairs on military aircraft.
Repair work includes removing, cleaning, reinstalling or replacing defective
parts, accessories and components such as worn gaskets, couplings, fittings,
bad actuators, accumulators, and gauges, sections of corroded fuel and oil
lines, worn cable pulleys, frayed spark plug cables, and burned-out landing
lights. Assists a higher grade mechanic in completing more complicated and
detailed repair work. This would include removing and installing engines, rotor
heads, transmissions, etc. Assists in making adjustments to controls, cable
riggings, rudder pedals, etc. Assists in performing functional checks and
preventive maintenance on aircraft to include daily inspections, pre and post
flight checks, fuel contamination checks, oil sampling, etc. Perform
inspections, functional checks, and preventive maintenance on assigned aircraft
to include pre-inspection, daily inspection, pre- and post-flight inspections
and such special inspections as required, including fuel contamination checks,
oil sampling, an inspection of onboard emergency equipment. Troubleshoots,
diagnoses, and performs unscheduled maintenance on assigned and transient
aircraft. Performs the full range of repair and testing of aircraft system, assemblies,
and surfaces. May be required to perform such additional duties as
firefighting, aircraft crash/rescue, snow removal, etc.