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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for an AIRCRAFT ORDNANCE SYSTEMS MECHANIC, Position Description Number D0115000and is part of the ID 124 Maintenance Squadron, Idaho Air National Guard.

    THIS IS A PERMANENT POSITION

    THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD


    THIS POSITION IS CONCURRENT WITH AGR ANNOUNCEMENT #18-21

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    As an AIRCRAFT ORDNANCE SYSTEMS MECHANIC, WG-6652-10, you will:

    Be located in the Egress Systems Shop of the Aerospace Systems Section, Field Maintenance Branch, Aircraft Maintenance Division. The primary purpose of this position is to perform on and off equipment maintenance on aircraft egress systems, such as aircraft ejection seats, extraction and escape systems, egress components of jettison canopies, explosive components of escape hatches and doors, and egress trainers.

    Troubleshoots, installs, removes, repairs, modifies, adjusts, inspects, and tests such components as regulators, flow indicators, actuator motors, thruster and positioning mechanisms, seat actuators, catapult guide rails, ejection seats, rocket
    packs, and canopies, etc. Inspects for safety, serviceability, and maintainability of systems prior to installation, removal, repair, or adjustments of components and insures proper installation and positioning of safety pins, initiators, simulators, and
    clearing mechanisms. Visually inspects ballistic lines, tubes, hoses, and linkage for damage, deterioration, restrictions, and security of connections and mountings, and performs corrective maintenance as required. Stores egress explosives IAW AFOSH standards.

    Inspects pressurization system air pressure gauges for sufficient pressure and bottles and regulators for general condition and serviceability. Checks canopy and capsule structure and associated seals, latches, and locks for damage and security.
    Installs and maintains Jet Assistance Take Off (JATO) systems when applicable. Isolates the malfunction and takes necessary corrective action. Positions, repairs, and adjusts required aerospace ground equipment, such as rail extensions, hoists, slings,
    dollies, and trailers used in performing maintenance tasks.

    Performs installation, modification, and repair of aircraft egress systems. Solves unusual installation and maintenance problems by studying layout drawings, schematic and wiring diagrams, applicable technical publications, and analyzing construction and operating characteristics of egress systems. Selects proper maintenance and repair procedures and corrects the malfunction and/or defective equipment. Diagnoses recurring malfunctions and recommends corrective action by initiation of Quality Deficiency Reports, proposed modifications, or other appropriate action. Performs Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO'S) related to egress systems.

    Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as ORI, IC and UE inspections, mobility, and command support exercises. Mav be required to perform such additional duties as structural firefighting, aircraft fire/ crash/rescue duty, security, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operator, maintenance of facilities and equipment, or serve as a member of a team to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    10

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/488014800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.