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    Summary

    This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT MECHANIC, Position Description Number D1063000and is part of AASF 2, Nebraska Army 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.

    FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY TO JOIN THE NEBRASKA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD PLEASE CONTACT THE LOCAL RECRUITING OFFICE AT 402-309-7458.

    OPEN AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: AREA 1, 2, and 3

    DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:
    AREA 1 - Current permanent and indefinite bargaining unit Technicians of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard
    AREA 2 - All Drill Status/M-Day members and temporary Technicians of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard
    AREA 3 - Current military service members who are willing to become a member of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard
    AREA 4 - All qualified candidates eligible and willing to become a member of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard. Selected individual must become a member of the respective National Guard prior to the date of hire.

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    Responsibilities

    As a AIRCRAFT MECHANIC, WG-8852-10/12, duties include:

    (1) Manages, monitors or performs overall maintenance, servicing, inspections and documentation for one or more highly technical, high performance military aircraft. Performs work in complex conditions under time and/or mission constraints to include all weather and night operations. Works with, coordinates and oversees the work of lower graded aircraft mechanics and certifies the work of journey level workers in other trades working on the assigned aircraft. Performs damage assessments and repairs. Participates in mission preparation and recovery operations. Oversees installation of equipment for special missions. Expedites aircraft operations to include concurrent servicing, refueling, and/or reconfigurations of equipment for changes in operational missions. Performs preflight, thru post-flight inspections and scheduled or unscheduled maintenance. Serves as the technical authority to identify and advise on requirements for airframe, mechanical, electrical/environmental, avionics, engine, and pneudraulic repairs on assigned aircraft.

    (2) Ensures Unit Level Logistics-Aviation (ULLS-A) and other aircraft documentation accurately reflects status and air worthiness of assigned aircraft. Provides technical guidance and assistance to flight crews regarding observed discrepancies, experienced in-flight characteristics and system malfunctions. Performs or assists in air crew debriefing.

    (3) Clears Red X Status symbols on aircraft forms for work performed by others. Performs in-processing and final inspection of others' work on assigned aircraft and components and certifies by signature adherence to work procedures and quality standards established by applicable publications. Participates in Maintenance Test Flights as a crew member or Technical Observer (TO), as required. May participate in operational flights as crew member or Flight Engineer. Makes decisions on a wide range of matters to ensure assigned aircraft is in the highest state of readiness and that maintenance performed is in accordance with the highest standards of safety, quality and technical compliance.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel for training and work related activities

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Nebraska National Guard Area 1, 2, and 3 applicants

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    8852 Aircraft Mechanic

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481086600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.