This National Guard position is for a MAINTENANCE TEST PILOT, Position Description Number D0615000and is part of AASF 1, Nebraska Army 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.
FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY TO JOIN THE NEBRASKA NATIONAL GUARD PLEASE CONTACT THE LOCAL RECRUITING OFFICE AT 402-309-7458.
OPEN AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: AREA 1 and 2
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.
As a MAINTENANCE TEST PILOT, GS-2181-12, duties include:
Performs maintenance operational checks (MOC) and limited and general test flights of aircraft to ensure airworthiness upon completion of extensive disassembly for maintenance, repair, replacement OF modification of components OF aircraft systems. Performs general or limited test flights including test flights of aircraft when ground diagnostic tests cannot determine the safe and/op proper functioning of aircraft components or systems. Performs acceptance test flights of new aircraft when required. Assignment may include instruction to and evaluation of maintenance test pilots.
Plans and directs the quality control management program of the AASF. Does immediate and long-range planning for all matters pertaining to quality control at the facility. Plans and establishes quality control operations and procedures for the application of Modification Work Orders (MWO) and Technical Bulletins (TB) and assures that instructions are followed on all the aircraft supported by the installation. Answers correspondence, prepares reports and furnishes advice and assistance pertaining to quality control matters to supervisors, shop foremen and other members of the organization. Ensures that Quality Deficiency Reports (QDR) are initiated and forwarded when equipment fails, deficiencies are discovered in newly received equipment or equipment improvements are proposed. Serves as point of contact for the AASF in communications between the facility and the labs in the Army Oil Analysis Program (AOAP) and oversees the local aspects of the program. Inspects shop facilities, management practices, fire prevention plans. ventilation systems, lighting systems and aircraft and equipment records to assure proper shop and flightline safety for personnel and equipment in the maintenance area of operations. Advises and makes recommendations to the Facility Commander on quality control matters.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…Nebraska National Guard Area 1 and 2 applicants
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484427900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.