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    This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT ORDNANCE SYSTEMS MECHANIC, Position Description Number D1736P01and is part of the MI 127 Wing, National Guard.


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    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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    Responsibilities

    AIRCRAFT ORDNANCE SYSTEMS MECHANIC, WG-6652-11

    This position is located in an Air National Guard Aviation Wing, Aircraft Maintenance Group, Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Weapons Element (Flight Line). This PD is applicable for the F-15, F-16, F-22, F-35 and A-10 aircraft only. 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.

    Operates, analyzes performance, troubleshoots, inspects, installs, maintains, overhauls, repairs and modifies operational ordnance system(s) and subsystems consisting of numerous complex electronic components in 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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

    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 members of the Michigan National Guard. Area 3 - Open to applicants willing and eligible to join the Michigan National Guard (contact a recruiter).

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479208000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.