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    Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group (TASMG), Groton, CT

    JOB SUMMARY: The primary purpose of this position is to establish functional requirements derived from the NGB On Condition Maintenance (OCM) and sustainment maintenance, to include limited Depot Repair Programs. OCM and sustainment level repairs are cost effective programs to enhance the readiness, availability, and ability to extend Army aircraft life well into the 21st century.

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Connecticut Army National Guard.


    Area 1:
    All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the Connecticut Army National Guard.
    Area 2: All currently employed full-time temporary technician personnel and all current traditional members of the Connecticut Army National Guard.

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    The major duties include, but are not limited to:

    • On a regular and recurring basis, leads 5-7 aircraft mechanics, crew chiefs, and specialist personnel performing work on the aircraft production maintenance floor.
    • Monitors the work of assigned personnel, sets the pace, passes along assignments, and assures that materials, tools, equipment, and stock are available.
    • Insures that assigned personnel are 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).
    • Works along with aircraft mechanics and specialist personnel performing journeyman work as required.
    WORKING CONDITIONS: Works indoors and outdoors in inclement weather; on icy, wet and slippery ramps, aircraft surfaces or work stands; and in extreme temperature and humidity. Subject to dangers from toxic fumes, dust, dirt, grease, lubricants, paints and solvents. Dangers also involves high pressure air and fluids; fast actuating metal aircraft surfaces such as landing gears, speed brakes, and flaps; engine noise, heat blast, intake suction; rotating propellers, explosive munitions; electrical voltage, cartridge actuating devices, liquid oxygen; or fire or explosive aircraft fuels, etc. There is frequent exposure to the possibility of cuts, burns, shock, strains and bone fractures.

    PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work requires moderate physical exertion to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Lifts equipment and components weighing from 20 to 50 pounds and may occasionally lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Subject to supervisor discretion and funding availability

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    8852 Aircraft Mechanic

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