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    This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT ENGINE MECHANIC LEADER, Position Description Number D1637000and is part of the MI 127 Wing, National Guard.

    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!

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service 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 service 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.

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    As a AIRCRAFT ENGINE MECHANIC LEADER, WL-8602-10, This position is located in an Air National Guard (ANG) Aviation Wing, Maintenance Group, Maintenance Squadron, Propulsion Element, (Jet Engine Intermediate Maintenance (JEIM) Propeller Shop and the Hush House). The primary purpose of this position is to lead three or more subordinates in the performance of aircraft engine mechanic work. In addition, duties include journey level work, which involve the inspection, repair, modification and servicing of jet aircraft engine systems and components, turboprops, small gas turbines, propellers, and propulsion assemblies both on and off aircraft.

    Provides direction to resolve problems on aircraft engines and propellers in a field level environment.

    Monitors work of assigned personnel, set the work pace, convey work assignments, and ensure that materials, tools, equipment, and stock arc available.
    Ensures that assigned personnel arc fully utilized and work is accomplished in accordance with established time frames and priorities.

    Advises the supervisor of overall work operations, status and progress of work, causes for delays, problems encountered, and individual performance (e.g., additional on-the-job training requirements for individual employees).

    Routinely works with and alongside journey- level counterparts.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens. Area 1 - Open to current, permanent technicians of the Michigan National Guard. Area 2 - Open to current military members of the Michigan National Guard.

    Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/469569500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.