Job Overview

Summary

IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

UNITWIDE TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: AASF

Aircraft Mechanic (2 Positions)

Location

BOISE, IDAHO

Appointment Type: Multiple Appointment Types

PD #: D1063000

Series/Grade: WG-8852-12/12

Salary Range: $25.02-$29.23

** EMPLOYEES SELECTED WILL KEEP CURRENT TENURE -- IF INDEFINITE IS SELECTED EMPLOYEE MAY CONVERT TO PERMANENT WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION **

*Candidates may have to possess or be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance*

*PCS is not authorized*

MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho Army 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.  

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:

Current fulltime AASF technicians in the Idaho Army National Guard (not to include temporary technicians).

Application materials must be received by Friday, June 30, 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

MAJOR DUTIES:(Detailed duties are on the Position Description)

Major duties include but are not restricted to:

This position is responsible for the performance of the full range of aircraft maintenance duties including troubleshooting, preventive maintenance, repair, and ground testing of assemblies, systems, and surfaces for one or more types of military aircraft, fixed and rotary wing.  Perform duties and has responsibilities of a Crew Chief which involves full maintenance responsibility for a required minimum number of aircraft. 

Performs Crew Chief duties with gull maintenance responsibility of assigned aircraft.  Diagnoses problems with all aircraft system and components, perform required repairs and accomplishes required preventive maintenance.  Serves as a point of contact for assigned aircraft, receiving written and verbal discrepancies from pilots and diagnosing problems.  Documents deficiencies, malfunctions, and the repairs required to return aircraft to serviceable condition.  Accompanies pilots during flights to locate discrepancies that are not evident during ground operations. 

Plans and conducts a flight training program for drill status crew chiefs to include maintenance instruction for assigned aircraft, the use of hand and arm signals, ground handling of aircraft, use of ground equipment, aircraft loading, hoist operations, emergency procedures, etc. 

Performs the full range of preventive maintenance, repair, and ground testing of aircraft systems, assemblies, and surfaces.  Using a variety of methods including test equipment, visual checks, and instruments diagnoses and identifies problem areas and determines the extent of repairs required.  Removes components and assemblies, repairs or replaces defective parts and components, and reassembles repaired items into the aircraft.  Installs, aligns, and makes needed adjustments to major components and assemblies such as engines, propeller/rotors, transmissions, hydraulic systems, etc.  Accomplishes adjustments to related systems which may be affected by repairs.  Conducts ground functional tests of all aircraft systems.  Accomplishes or monitors the performance of periodic inspection, daily inspections, refueling/defueling or aircraft, and all servicing operations.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No