Job Overview

Summary

IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD

TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: 124 LRS

Air Cargo Specialist

Location 124TH LRS

Appointment Type: Indefinite

PD #: D1965000

 

Series/Grade: WG-5201-10/10

Salary Range: $23.70-$27.66

 

** POSITION MAY CONVERT TO PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF A POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE **

 

*Candidates must possess and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*

*PCS is not authorized*

 

MEMBERSHIP IN THE AIR NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho Air National Guard as a condition of employment.  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.  Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.

 

In accordance with the Labor Management Agreement, Article 18, Promotions:

Area of Consideration

The area of consideration for all Idaho National Guard bargaining unit positions will be as follows:

 (1)   Bargaining unit members

 (2)   All other individuals 

This does not preclude management from selecting either Section (1) or Section (2) applications after Section (1) applicants have been considered.  

 

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD WITH 2T2X1 AFSC

 

Application materials must be received by Monday, June 26, 2017.  Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the requirements. 

 

Duties

This position is located in the Small Air Terminal Section of the Deployment and Distribution Flight, Logistics Readiness Squadron, Mission Support Group, at an ANG Aviation Wing.  The primary purpose of this position is to perform a full variety of Air Transportation functions necessary to manage the day-to-day Air Transportation and small air terminal operations including but not limited to, airdrop and airdrop inspections, rigging responsibilities, wing deployment training, passenger and cargo manifesting, Joint Inspection, load planning, determining cargo/passenger eligibility, establishing and maintaining air terminal security, directly responsible for safe and efficient loading/offloading of all DOD-owned and controlled aircraft and ensuring In-transit Visibility (ITV). 

MAJOR DUTIES:

Inspects a variety of airdrop equipment such as parachutes, multi loop lines, extraction transfer force couplings, latch assembly couplings, cable assembly couplings, actuator assembly, release cargo parachute M-1, lanyard arming wire, connector parachute, timer delay assembly, link lower suspension, link assembly single suspension type IV, link assembly heavy duty, link 4 point, parachute release single knife, bracket suspension, and tie down cargo quick release.  Performs visual, dimensional, and operational inspection of the above mentioned equipment at the prescribed times, in accordance with warnings, cautions, and notes and ground precautionary messages (GPM), for safety of flight.  Makes judgmental decisions on proximity to tolerances and interrelated dimensions on timer delay systems of M-1 release, latch assembly couplings, cable assembly couplings, and actuator assembly.  Inspects for burrs, rough spots, corrosion, pits, cracks, welds, cuts, foreign material, bends, damaged threads, adjusting collars, set screws, shank pins, and that timers activate within specifications.  Uses a wide variety of inspection processes and techniques, and many unique and specially designed instruments and gauges (i.e., tension meters, scales, micrometers, gauges, torque wrenches, and protractors).

Performs airdrop inspections after priorities are set, work sequences are determined, and pertinent policy matters have been reviewed.  Independently performs assignments at the aircraft where the supervisor is not readily available.  Performs three separate inspections of airdrop loads or containers rigged for airdrop prior to the actual airdrop.  Makes decisions on a wide range of matters that may involve deviations and departures from past precedents and accepted practice or highly subjective judgments that could affect safety of flight and crew.  The first inspection is a rigger inspection required by the field manual or technical order for that particular type of load.  The second inspection is the "before loading inspection".  Conducts inspections jointly with the Air Force Joint Airdrop Inspector (AFJAI).  Completes the proper airdrop inspection form in the DD Form 1748 (Joint Airdrop Inspection Record) series and all sign the appropriate blocks to certify correct rigging of the load.

Rigs and prepares unilateral airdrop training loads to include type V or other airdrop platforms for airdrops.  Fabricates container delivery systems loads, skid boards, and other associated airdrop items, as required.  Receives, unpacks, and inspects unit possessed parachutes.  Cleans, dries, inspects, and packs cargo parachutes after use.  Maintains and repairs a variety of fabric, rubber, and leather articles.  Operates and performs minor maintenance on sewing machines, punch presses, stenciling machines, and other similar equipment.  Performs inspections and repair of cargo, deceleration, and extraction parachutes, and is responsible for certification. 

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No