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    This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT PNEUDRAULIC SYSTEMS MECHANIC, Position Description Number D1367000and is part of the AZ 162nd Wing, Air National Guard.

    NOTE: This position is subject to rotating or night shift work.
    NOTE: Open until filled - Applications will be reviewed every 30 days for consideration for hire until 11 Dec 18.
    NOTE: No known military promotion is associated with this Technician Vacancy. All selected applicants will be placed in a position commensurate with their current rank and boarded for promotion at the discretion of military supervision.
    NOTE: This position is subject to rotating or night shift work in support of a 24/7 Operation.
    NOTE: Limited Permanent Change of Station (PCS) funds may be authorized if funds are available.
    NOTE: Unless otherwise amended this position will close on 11 Dec 18.
    Individual selected will receive an Indefinite Appointment and may be converted to permanent based on availability of funds or position no longer being encumbered.

    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

    AIRCRAFT PNEUDRAULIC SYSTEMS MECHANIC, WG-8268-5/8/10, this position is located at the 162nd Wing (Tucson, AZ) in a National Guard aircraft maintenance organization. Its primary purpose is to perform on- and/or off-equipment maintenance on assigned aircraft pneudraulic systems, components and related aerospace ground equipment. Work involved in the maintenance, modification, and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic systems associated with aircraft. The work requires: knowledge of the physical principles governing the behavior of fluids (liquids and gases) as they pertain to hydraulic and pneumatic systems and their components; knowledge of aircraft structures and the relationship of hydraulic pneumatic systems to the structure and other aircraft systems; knowledge of basic electrical and mechanical principles; the ability to use technical manuals and schematics and to test for and isolate malfunctions in hydraulic and pneumatic systems; and the skill to effect modifications, repairs, or maintenance required.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    10

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496627100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.