Air National Guard Units AIRCRAFT MECHANIC in Fort Wayne, Indiana
THIS IS AN INDIANA NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION This position is part of the IN 122nd Fighter Wing, Indiana National Guard under Position Description Number D1366000. If you would like the complete list of duties, please contact the POC of this announcement.
Performs inspections, functional checks, and preventive maintenance on aircraft to include periodic, phase, hourly, preflight, postflight, calendar, thru-flight, and special inspections
Troubleshoots and performs unscheduled maintenance on assigned and transient aircraft, utilizing various gauges, meters, measuring devices and other related test equipment.
May be required to perform user and organizational level maintenance on assigned support equipment, including inspection, repair, modification, and corrosion prevention.
Provides data for aircraft maintenance historical records, complete maintenance data collection, man-hour accounting, and other forms as required.
Instructs, directs, and assigns maintenance repair tasks to drill status guard members.
Complies with safety, fire, security, and housekeeping regulations.
Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as MEI, ORI, IG and UE inspections, mobility and command support exercises.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Conditions of Employment
Military Grades: E3 thru E5 Compatible Military Assignments: 2A3X3, 2A5XX GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training that has provided the candidate with the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories, and components, and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications. Must be skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipment. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience or training installing, adjusting, aligning, troubleshooting and functionally testing the various major and minor mechanical and pneudraulic systems on an aircraft during overhaul or modification. Experience coordinating the work of other mechanics, and scheduling maintenance to ensure completion of critical actions and optimum workflow. Must have the ability to instruct lower graded mechanics, military and other personnel in the disassembly and re-assembly of crash damaged engines, transmissions, gearboxes, hydraulic components, and fuel controls sufficient for the exhibit to be returned to its shipping container. Specialized Experience Requirements for NGB Federal Wage System Positions for claiming civilian job experience: Creditable experience must have been performed at least 30 consecutive days and be properly documented.
Experience in the same line of work can only be credited on the basis of a regular 40-hour workweek. Hours per week MUST be documented on resume to receive any credit. PLEASE READ THIS CAREFULLY
Indiana National Guard Federal Technicians will wait 18 MONTHS after being selected for a tenure 1, 2, or 3 position before applying for another Indiana National Guard Federal Technician position on USAJOBS. This includes new appointments, reassignments, promotions, and changes to lower grade.
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