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    CONNECTICUT ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

    TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

    This position is located within the National Maintenance Project (NMP) and may be extended or terminated at the discretion of the TASMG Commander.

    DUTY LOCATION:
    1109th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group (TASMG), Groton, CT

    JOB SUMMARY: The primary purpose of this position is to accomplish a variety of machinist and welding tasks in support of the TASMG. The majority of the machinist duties relate to the fabrication of tools and special equipment otherwise not available. The welding is primarily for maintenance of ground support equipment, fabrication of tools and special equipment, and repair of equipment such as gear box support castings. combust or housings, rocket launcher racks, missile racks, engine mount assembly repair, etc

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Connecticut Army National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Connecticut Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Connecticut Army National Guard. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Connecticut Army National Guard recruiter at (800) 716-3550 before applying for this position.

    AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:

    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.
    Area 3: Individuals eligible for membership in the Connecticut Army National Guard. Membership must be satisfied within four (4) months of selection.

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    Responsibilities

    The major duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Operates a variety of shop machines, including the engine lathe, milling machine, radial or sensitive drill press, grinding machine, bench lathe, bench
      grinder, shaper, planner. saws, horizontal and vertical boring mill. and jig boring machine.
    • Interprets blueprints, drawings, sketches, and specifications.
    • Manufactures, repairs, tests, inspects, and reworks metal devices and parts used with and on aircraft and related aircraft maintenance equipment.
    • Maintains equipment in both machine shop and welding shop.
    • Spends up to 20 percent of the time conducting on-the-job training.
    WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed inside in areas that are usually noisy and dirty, and where there is a constant danger to the skin and eyes from flying metal chips and abrasive particles: skin irritation from contact with coolants, lubricants, and abrasive compounds; danger to fingers. hands, and other parts of the body from cutting tools, grinding wheels. rotating pieces, and moving parts of machines.

    PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work requires standing. bending, stooping, and reaching; frequently handles, lifts, and carries objects weighing up to 40 pounds. Sometimes required to lift objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds with the help of weight handling equipment or with assistance from other workers.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Subject to supervisor discretion and funding availability.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    10

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Military Membership Required - See Area of Consideration

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  • Job family (Series)

    3414 Machining

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