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    Summary

    This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT WORKER, Position Description Number D0487000and is part of AASF 1 Nebraska Army National Guard.


    THIS IS AN OVERDRIVE INDEFINITE POSITION WITH YEAR TO YEAR FUNDING. SELECTEE MAY BE DISPLACED IF FUNDING IS NOT RENEWED. INDEFINITE EMPLOYMENT IS TEMPORARY IN NATURE AND WILL LAST MORE THAN ONE YEAR BUT NO MORE THAN SIX YEARS. BENEFITS ARE THE SAME AS A PERMANENT APPOINTMENT.

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    Responsibilities

    As a AIRCRAFT WORKER, WG-8852-5/8, duties include:

    Accomplishes a variety of repairs on military aircraft. Repair work includes removing, cleaning, reinstalling or replacing defective parts, accessories and components such as worn gaskets, couplings, fittings, bad actuators, accumulators,and gauges, sections of corroded fuel and oil lines, worn cable pulleys, frayed spark plug cables, and burned-out landing lights. Makes adjustments and settings such as cable tension, seat travel and other connections. Locates worn, dirty or poorly adjusted parts or components through visual check. Uses common hand tools such as pliers, wrenches, screwdrivers to complete repair work.

    Assists a higher grade mechanic in completing more complicated and detailed repair work. This would include removing and installing engines, rotor heads, transmissions, etc. Assists in making adjustments to controls, cable riggings,rudder pedals, etc.

    Assists in performing functional checks and preventive maintenance on aircraft to include daily inspections, pre and post flight checks, fuel contamination checks, oil sampling, etc. Inspects for oil, fuel or hydraulic leaks, cut or broke lines, loose panels, etc. Services aircraft with oil, de-icing fluid, fuel, etc.Launches and recovers aircraft.

    May be required to perform such additional duties as fire fighting,aircraft crash/rescue, snow removal, etc.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    8

  • Job family (Series)

    8852 Aircraft Mechanic

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