This National Guard position is for an ELECTRONIC INTEGRATED SYSTEMS MECHANIC, Position Description Number NGD2240P01and is part of 114 AMX SQ. This is a Title 32, Dual-Status position.Learn more about this agency
AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:
- Current Members of the South Dakota Air National Guard
- Any applicant eligible for membership in the South Dakota Air National Guard
As an ELECTRONIC INTEGRATED SYSTEMS MECHANIC, WG-2610-12/13, you will:
This position works within an Air National Guard Aviation Wing, Maintenance Group, Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Avionics Element, Avionics Shop, Communications/Navigation/ECM, or Guidance and Control shop. It is an Air National dual status technician position that requires military membership, compatible military skill assignment and classification. The primary purpose of this position is to install, modify, overhaul, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, align, calibrate, and rebuild multi-system avionics complexes consisting of multiple completely integrated electronic avionics systems where the complex accomplishes a number of major functions. The worker in this career field must demonstrate the ability to perform on- or off-equipment maintenance on one or more complete electronic integrated systems associated with the assigned aircraft and/or maintenance on automatic flight control systems, instrument systems, inertial and radar navigation systems.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
- National Guard Membership is required.
- Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
QualificationsNATIONAL 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.
Military Rank: E-1 to E-6/TSgt
2A071 and 2A031 - Avionics Test Station and Components;
2A251 and 2A231 - Special Operations Forces/personnel Recovery (SOF/PF) Integrated Communications/Navigation/Mission Systems;
2A252 and 2A232 - Special Operations Forces/personnel Recovery (SOF/PF) Integrated Instrument and Flight Control Systems;
2A253 and 2A233 - Special Operations Forces/personnel Recovery (SOF/PF) Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems;
2A354 and 2A334 - Fighter Aircraft Integrated Avionics;
2A355 and 2A335 - Advanced Fighter Aircraft Integrated Avionics;
2A851 and 2A831 - Mobility Air Forces Integrated Communication, Navigation/ Mission Systems;
2A852 and 2A832 - Mobility Air Forces Integrated Instrument and Flight Control Systems;
2A951 and 2A931 - Bomber/Special (B/S) Integrated Communication, Navigation/ Mission Systems;
2A952 and 2A932 - Bomber/Special (B/S) Integrated Instrument and Flight Control Systems;
2A953 and 2A933 - Bomber/Special (B/S) Integrated Electronic Warfare & Radar Surveillance Systems.
2A071 - Avionics Test Station and Components;
2A271 - Special Operations Forces/personnel Recovery (SOF/PF) Integrated Communications/Navigation/Mission Systems;
2A272 - Special Operations Forces/personnel Recovery (SOF/PF) Integrated Instrument and Flight Control Systems;
2A273 - Special Operations Forces/personnel Recovery (SOF/PF) Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems;
2A374 - Fighter Aircraft Integrated Avionics;
2A375 - Advanced Fighter Aircraft Integrated Avionics;
2A871 - Mobility Air Forces Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems;
2A872 - Mobility Air Forces Integrated Instrument and Flight Control Systems;
2A971 - Bomber/Special (B/S) Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems;
2A972 - Bomber/Special (B/S) Integrated Instrument and Flight Control Systems; and,
2A973 - Bomber/Special (B/S) Integrated Electronic Warfare & Radar Surveillance Systems.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: An applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade.
For the WG-2610-12: This position is an apprentice or journeyman skill level designed as a developmental opportunity to qualify for merit promotion to the dual status technician PD# D2240P01, Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic, WG-2610-13, craftsman expertise. Must have at least a three-skill level in one of the compatible AFSCs, with 12 months of work experiences. NOTE: To credit work experiences gained from completing the compatible AFSC technical training school program, the applicant must submit technical school certificate(s) and student evaluation(s) to support/verify AFSC work experiences and skills performed while attending the applicable Air Force technical school(s).
For the WG-2610-13: The applicant must have at least 12 months of specialized experiences working as an Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic, WG-2610-12, and must possess the craftsman level of knowledge and skills to install, modify, overhaul, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, align, calibrate, and rebuild multi-system avionics complexes consisting of multiple completely integrated electronic avionics systems where the complex accomplishes a number of major functions. Experiences included the ability and skills to perform on-or off-equipment maintenance on one or more complete electronic integrated systems associated with the assigned aircraft and/or maintenance on systems such as, automatic flight control systems, instrument systems, inertial and radar navigation systems. Experienced in performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on one or more multi-complex electronic integrated systems. Experiences included completing operational checks, inspections, tests, trouble shooting, removal and replacement of line-replaceable-units which are linked with integrated systems and line-replaceable-units which are independent or associated with non-integrated systems. Must have skilled capabilities of isolating unusual malfunctions using technical orders, schematics, wiring diagrams, tools, and test equipment including automatic test equipment and flight line test systems. Skilled in solving complex problems by analyzing installation, circuitry, and operating characteristics of the systems. Experiences involved adjusting and aligning system sensors, transmitters, amplifiers, power supplies, display devices, controls, transponders, actuators, servos, computers and other related components. Skilled in the installation of serviceable components into aircraft and performed total systems alignment and harmonization in accordance with existing technical orders and directives. Experienced and skilled in completing technical order compliances, completing component and system modifications, and performing thorough system checks for correct operations. Skilled in maintaining, modifying, calibrating, and inspecting a wide variety of user test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment. Experienced in performing installations, modifications, overhauling, maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing, rebuilding, aligning, and calibrating complete electronic avionics multi-system controls.
Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities (KSAs): Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a separate sheet(s) addressing the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) and how they relate to work experience, education or training.
- Knowledge of complex aircraft avionics or electronic circuit maintenance systems.
- Skill to perform on-or off-equipment maintenance on one or more complete electronic integrated systems associated with the assigned aircraft.
- Skill in performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on one or more multi-complex electronic integrated systems.
- Skill in completing technical order compliances, completing component and system modifications, and performing thorough system checks for correct operations.
* NOTE * There are 3 vacancies for this announcement. An AGR announcement will run concurrently with this announcement.
* NOTE * One of the following may be applicable (see Additional Information section):
- Recruitment Incentive (new federal hires) OR
- Relocation Incentive (current federal employees)
- 7 February 2020
- 2 March 2020
- 1 April 2020
- 1 May 2020
- 1 June 2020
- 1 July 2020
For the WL-13, WL-12, WG-14, and WG-13 ANG Dual Status Technician positions, the mandatory military education requirements are the completion of an Air Force Seven Skill Level Technical Training School and awarded a compatible Seven Skill Level AFSC, along with the successful completion of at least one military professional education course program.
For the WG-2610-12 ANG Dual Status Technician positions, the mandatory military training requirements are the completion of an Air Force Three Skill Level Technical Training School and successful On-the-Job training that will result or resulted in the award of a compatible Five Skill Level AFSC.
STATEMENT OF DIFFERENCE:
An applicant who meets the experience and educational requirements for entry at WG-12 level for an electronic integrated systems mechanic, WG-2610-12, position description (PD) D2325000, will have an individual development plan (IDP) established for them. This plan will be designed to provide the individual selected with the opportunity to broaden their knowledge and hone their skills relating to the electronic integrated system trades which they will be performing for promotion to the full operating level of the electronic integrated systems mechanic, WG-2610-13, PD D2240P01. The incumbent was competitively selected to fill the position at this lower grade level. Promotion to the target grade position may be considered as a career promotion in accordance with applicable regulations, after qualifications, eligibility requirements, and completion of a locally developed IDP. The Supervisor and the next higher level supervisor will be responsible for ensuring the incumbent is performing the full scope of duties and has the skill requirements associated with the electronics integrated systems mechanic, WG-2610-13, PD D2240P01, prior to allowing the individual to be promoted.
RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE Information:
A recruitment incentive may be paid to a newly-appointed permanent employee. The recruitment incentive is 15 percent of the employee's annual rate of basic pay per pay period in effect at the beginning of the service period and expiring 2 years from the date of hire. Before receiving a recruitment incentive, an employee must sign a written agreement to complete a specified period of employment with the agency. The recruitment incentive may not be combined with the relocation incentive.
RELOCATION INCENTIVE Information:
If you are currently on board as a federal technician, you may be authorized payment of a Relocation Incentive. The relocation incentive is a one-time payment of 15 percent of the employee's annual rate of basic pay. Before receiving a relocation incentive, an employee must sign a written agreement to complete a specified period of employment with the agency. The relocation incentive may not be combined with the recruitment incentive.
The federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees which may include Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Insurance, Annual Leave, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Retirement Program. For additional information about current federal benefits visit web site http://www.opm.gov
The South Dakota National Guard is an equal opportunity employer and cannot discriminate against an employee or applicant with respect to the terms, conditions or privileges of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (includes gender or sexual harassment), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability (including pregnancy), marital status or political affiliation. Applicants or employees may contact the South Dakota National Guard Equal Employment Office at 605-737-6635 if they believe they have been the victim of unlawful discrimination.
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Each applicant considered to possess the minimum qualification requirements will be further evaluated in accordance with the procedures outlined in SDNG Technician Pamphlet 335-T and subsequent MOAs.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
1. To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
a. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed. YOUR RESUME MUST HAVE COMPLETE INFORMATION. Timeframes of experience in Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) will be addressed within the resume (including frequency, e.g., generated metric statistics daily, weekly, monthly, etc.). Please ensure your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. Please include applicable military assignments in the same format stated above. In describing your experience, as it applies to the position you are applying for, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry. If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position.
b. AF Form 2096 indicating your skill level.
2. Other supporting documents:
a. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) - Applicants are STRONGLY encouraged to submit a separate sheet(s) addressing the KSAs and how they relate to work experience, education or training.
b. Transcripts, to receive credit for education you must submit transcripts to verify the courses completed.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
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Agency contact information
AddressSD 114 FW AMX SQ
1201 WEST ALGONQUIN STREET
SIOUX FALLS, SD 57104-0264
Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt. Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses. A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official. All applicant reviewed and/or referred will receive a notification letter. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of decision.
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