The Maryland National Guard has a proud 370 year-old tradition of serving the nation and the state during times of war and natural disasters. Since 9/11 we have deployed more than 4,600 soldiers and airmen to more than 30 countries in support of the Global War on Terror. Our organization consists of more than 7,000 dedicated citizen-soldiers and airmen committed to a common goal of serving the community.
Troubleshoots malfunctioning engines and interrelated propulsion system components, determines degree of disassembly or certification required, repairs or replaces defective components, diagnostic computers and associated hardware. Troubleshoots, modifies, repairs, and performs sequential disassembly and assembly of gearboxes and auxiliary power units. Performs scheduled and special evaluations on installed engines, auxiliary power units, and associated airframe-mounted systems. Performs command directed and locally established in-progress inspections (IPI) (certifying acceptable performance of all conventional or modified aircraft engines prior to their being installed in the aircraft or placed in inventory) of propulsion system components and associated equipment to determine adequacy of workmanship, materials and maintenance. Requisitions, processes, and accounts for supply assets as required by the repairable processing system. Provides technical advice and troubleshooting expertise to other work centers when propulsion systems affect or are affected by interrelated aircraft systems, such as: electro-environmental, pneudraulic, fuel and avionics systems. Provides on-the-job training to lower graded personnel or newly assigned personnel regardless of grade. Examines recurring malfunctions and initiates corrective actions by submission of quality deficiency or software deficiency reports. Serves as the hazardous materials manager as required. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as Operational Readiness Inspections (ORI), Inspector General (IG) Inspections, Unit Effectiveness Inspections and mobility and command support exercises. Performs other duties as assigned.