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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This position is for a FLIGHT ENGINEER (INSTRUCTOR), Position Description # D0606P00 and is part of the ID AASF, Idaho Army National Guard.

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

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

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    Responsibilities

    Position is located at the Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF), Training Operations Branch. The purpose of the position is to instruct and perform flight crew work supporting multi-engine aircraft, and to provide assistance to the pilot in the overall operation of the aircraft. Primary aircraft include UH 60 A/L Black Hawk and UH 72. Mission include combat service support airlift for movement of heavy supplies and equipment. Troop air assaults: extractions and resupply of troops, and aeromedical evacuations: search and rescue: and air support of national disasters and state contingencies.

    Serves as instructor/flight examiner providing instruction, evaluation and examination on ground and operational training flights to develop and upgrade skills of aircrew members. Applying knowledge of the full range of aircrew duties and responsibilities, methods of instruction and requirement of the program, performs standardization, currency, instrument, proficiency, tactical, emergency and special tasks evaluation flights. Ensures prescribed programs of instruction for aircrew training is adequately covered in terms of course content, coverage, and scope of material presented. Adapts instruction to proficiency level of individuals being rated. Performs the following typical tasks: Assesses newly assigned individuals' level of experience and training through review of training records and/or proficiency flight evaluation to determine proficiency and skill status. Plans and conducts aircrew training program. Prepares formal course outlines. Schedules and conducts initial, refresher and continuing training, including ground and flight instruction, procedures training). Provides training on in- flight planning and coordination responsibilities: operating principles and characteristics of major aircraft systems; aircraft parameters: operational/mission requirements: equipment systems operation/and troubleshooting; proper and correct methods of performing aircrew duties, e. g., use of aircraft performance charts, computation and aircraft weight and balance, techniques of aircraft internal loading, forms and records completion, arm and hand signals, ground handling of aircraft, use of ground equipment, techniques of normal and rapid (hot) refueling, armament rearming, passenger briefing, sling (external) loads, hoist operations, observer duties and emergency procedures. Administers evaluation and determines examinees proficiency to perform duties as a crew member. Performs a variety of administrative functions associated with administration of the enlisted aircrew training program. Ensures all necessary course materials and training aids are available, technical and related publications are current, keeping crew members informed of pertinent changes.

    May perform duties of Flight Engineer which includes utilizing a knowledge of major aircraft system associated with multi-engine aircraft, the interrelationships among these systems, and capabilities of the aircraft. Incumbent provides assistance to the pilot in pre-flight planning, monitoring adherence to flight plan, and a wide variety of aircraft control systems, e.g., engine, fuel, electrical, hydraulic, fire suppression, environmental, pressurization, throughout the flight. Incumbent inspects condition and readiness of aircraft, accompanies pilots on pre-flight/in-flight inspections and aircraft test flights and operational checks. Operates and monitors aircraft control devices and indicators. Determines and monitors factors data affecting performance of aircraft, such as temperatures, altitude, humidity, field conditions, configuration and weight of aircraft on aircraft takeoff, flight, and landing, and keeps pilot informed. Computes fuel and cargo load, and weight, and balance factors. Prepares for combination loads determining placement of cargo and passengers within weight and balance limitations. Prior to takeoff, insures cargo is properly secured, proper publications and emergency equipment are aboard as required. Uses, inspects and maintains aircraft installed mission equipment such as recovery hardware, slings, litters, etc. Assists in familiarizing crew members with operating procedures. Indoctrinates crew by briefing on mission equipment and use of life support equipment and safety emergency procedures. Ensures carry- on weapons are cleared and safe and that loose equipment, baggage and passengers are secured.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    10

  • Job family (Series)

    2185 Aircrew Technician

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