This National Guard position is for a FUEL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM WORKER, Position Description Number D1952000 in FAC 41D100 and is part of the MO 139th Airlift Wing.
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WHO MAY APPLY: All qualified Missouri traditional guard members and those eligible for enlistment, appointment or transfer into the Missouri Air National Guard.
APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This position is a Temporary vacancy NTE One Year in the Excepted Service. Employment can be terminated at any time. This position can be filled up to four years as long as funds are available to support it. In the event a permanent (Tenure 1 or 2) employee is selected, and is willing to accept the temporary appointment, that employee will relinquish permanent status. Under a temporary appointment, the employment is subject to termination at any time. This is a bargaining unit position.
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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.
Operates and maintains a complete fuels distribution system(s) to receive, store, transfer and issue both aviation and ground fuels. Performs operator maintenance such as cleaning and changing strainers, draining water from lines or tanks and lubricating valves and pumps. Reports more extensive repairs/needs to the responsible activity. Receives and transfers fuel by coupling and uncoupling hoses, closing and opening valves, starting and stopping pumps, monitoring gauges, meters and filter separators. Initiates emergency procedures as necessary. Operates, inspects and performs all required maintenance and repair on 400 - 5,000 gallon cryogenic storage tanks. Establishes and maintains a level of spare parts or system subparts that are required to keep the tankage operational. Operates one or more types of special purpose design aviation and ground fuel tank truck vehicles having a capacity of up to 6,000 gallons and gross vehicle weight of 70,000 pounds, that are used for fueling/de-fueling various types of aircraft and ground fuels applications. Performs required fuel quality control testing in fuels laboratory. Determines Fuel System Icing Inhibitor (FSII), conductivity additive, American Petroleum Institute (API) gravity, color, particulate, filtration time, fiber, sulfide, total solids, odor and microscopic analysis. Samples fuels systems and dispensing equipment at required intervals for existence of water by Aeronautical Engine Laboratory (AEL) method and sediment by Particle Assessment Guide (PAG) method. Prepares samples for shipment to area laboratories. Operates precision measurement equipment to measure effectiveness of mechanical, hydrant and mobile refueling facilities and vehicles. Performs all accounting transactions pertaining to requisitioning, procuring, scheduling, ordering, reporting and document preparation for aviation fuels, ground fuels and missile propellant transactions in the automated fuels data system. Plans, monitors and conducts On-The-Job Training (OJT), for assigned drill status guardsmen and maintains required records. Performs other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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