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    Summary

    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This position is for an AIRCRAFT WORKER, Position Description # D0491000 and is part of the AASF, ID National Guard.

    ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT ONBOARD INDEFINITE AND PERMANENT AASF TECHNICIANS IN THE IDARNG.

    THIS POSITION IS PERMANENT/INDEFINITE- IF SELECTED, CURRENT TECHNICIAN'S TENURE WILL TRANSFER WITH MEMBER TO THIS POSITION. MAY CONVERT TO A PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

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    Responsibilities

    The purposes of this position are to exercise overall maintenance, servicing, cleanliness and record-keeping responsibility for one or more assigned aircraft; to perform required pre-flight, in-flight and post-flight operational duties and to provide inspection and certification of maintenance performed by other aircraft mechanics.

    Maintains and makes complete check-out of the total aircraft and troubleshoots all systems. This includes monitoring and performing periodic, hourly and special inspections and defueling and servicing operations. Conducts ground functional tests of all aircraft systems, including turbine and piston engines and rigs and adjusts flight controls, fuel controls and related engine components prior to and during flight tests. Is authorized to start and run-up rotary wing and/or fixed wing aircraft to perform operational tests using live aircraft engine power as authorized and required. Accompanies pilot during flight to locate discrepancies that are not evident during ground operation.

    Certifies that inspection, maintenance and repairs have been accomplished within prescribed parameters. Diagnoses written and verbal pilot comments regarding deficiencies in aircraft performance. Operationally checks, troubleshoots and repairs aircraft system(s) and associated mechanisms by connecting, adjusting and operating test equipment. Documents deficiencies, malfunctions and repairs required to return the aircraft to serviceable condition. Accomplishes repairs and modifications or refers for maintenance action to appropriate specialists (e.g. avionics, sheet metal, etc.) together with documentation.

    Performs authorized major modifications within assigned functional area as directed by higher technician authority.

    Performs such duties as aircraft loading, passenger briefings, sling load and hoisting operations, observer duties, litter installation, clearance of aircraft into and out of confined areas and pinnacle operations, operation of applicable flight control panels and emergency procedures as necessary. Performs required pre-flight, in-flight and past-flight inspections and related maintenance actions required to preserve the operational status of the aircraft.

    Inspects aircraft and components. Inspections include, but are not limited to: Initial, In-process, Visual, Condition and Final Inspections; Maintenance Operational Checks; and Accident Damage Inspections.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

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