Aircraft Engine Mechanic
Company: Air National Guard Units
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: December 26, 2018
* DutiesHelp## Duties### Summary**THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.Bargaining unit positionSelecting Official: SMSgt Duff Mahoney**This National Guard position is for an Aircraft Engine Mechanic, Position Description Number **D1635000**, and is part of the Montana Air National Guard.(A copy of the Position Description can be obtained from HRO upon request.)Learn more about this agency### ResponsibilitiesThis position is located in an Air National Guard Aviation Wing, Maintenance Group, Maintenance Squadron, Propulsion Element, and Jet Engine Intermediate Maintenance (JEIM). The primary purpose of this position is to certify acceptable performance, test, repair, trouble-shoot, operationally check and modify aircraft turbine and auxiliary power units, and associated propulsion system components.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. Analyzes malfunctions using schematic and wiring diagrams, blueprints, manufacturer's specifications, computer diagnostics data, inspection findings, trending data and aircrew debriefs.Performs evaluations that must be accomplished at critical points in the repair/build-up process using a variety of quality characteristics, consisting of complete systems or components and assemblies that undergo many steps in a repair process and have highly critical tolerances.Interprets Engine Management trend data and investigates trend anomalies to eliminate catastrophic engine failure or damage by the prediction and detection of adverse trends towards known failure modes before they occur.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.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.### Travel RequiredOccasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.##### Supervisory statusNo##### Promotion PotentialNone* #### Job family (Series)8602 Aircraft Engine Mechanic* RequirementsHelp## Requirements### Conditions of Employment* NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.* This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.* 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.* Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.* Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.* Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.* May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.* Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.### Qualifications**Military Grades**: **AB - SMSgt****Compatible Military Assignments**: **2A6X1****GENERAL EXPERIENCE**: **Must possess experience or training that has provided the ability to perform assembly and disassembly operations and make prescribed modifications to aircraft engines, engine assemblies, and accessories in accordance with technical specifications, procedures and requirements. Experience using hand and power tools common to the trade.****SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess at least 18 months of experience or training performing standard, routine assembly and disassembly operations and making prescribed modifications to aircraft engines, engine assemblies, and accessories. Experience or training performing maintenance overhaul, troubleshooting, testing, and repair of aircraft engines, engine components, and power trains for fixed and/or rotary wing aircraft. Experience determining maintenance needed from work orders, inspection reports, historical record, and by own diagnosis.*You must list specific dates (DAY/MONTH/YEAR) of experience on resume to be considered.NOTE: Your application must contain a DETAILED description of both civilian and military experience as it relates to the general and specialized experience requirements.**### EducationThis job does not have an education qualification requirement.### Additional informationIf you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.Read more### How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):1. Skill in the use of hand and power tools.2. Ability to maintain records and reports.3. Skill in aircraft engine repair.4. Knowledge of jet engine and aircraft hush house functions, operations, and procedures.5. Ability to read and interpret technical manuals.Read more### Background checks and security clearance##### Security clearanceSecret##### Drug test requiredNo* Required DocumentsHelp## Required DocumentsTo apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:1. Your **resume** showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.* BenefitsHelp## BenefitsA career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.Review our benefitsEligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.* How to ApplyHelp## How to ApplyTo apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10383884A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.To begin, click **Apply** to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.Follow the prompts to **select your resume and/or other supporting documents**to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and **click to continue with the application process**.You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.Read more### Agency contact information### Vanessa Toquero##### Phone(406) 324-3123##### Emailvanessa.email@example.com##### AddressMT 120AW2800 Airport Ave BGreat Falls, MT 59404USLearn more about this agency### Next stepsOnce your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.Read more* Fair & Transparent## Fair & TransparentThe Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.### Equal Employment Opportunity PolicyThe United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicantsRead more### Reasonable Accommodation PolicyFederal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.Read more#### Legal and regulatory guidance* Financial suitability* Social security number request* Privacy Act* Signature and false statements* Selective Service* New employee probationary periodThis job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/519914500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.*Open & closing dates:* 12/21/2018 to 01/06/2019*Service:* Excepted*Pay scale & grade:* WG 10*Salary:* $26.43 to $30.85 per hour*Appointment type:* Permanent*Work schedule:* Full-Time
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