Oregon Air National Guard
$22.28 to $26.12
Open & closing dates
$22.28 to $26.12 per hour
Pay scale & grade
4 vacancies in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
National Guard & Reserves
Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.
Clarification from the agency
The area of consideration for this position is NATIONWIDE (Air). Applications will only be accepted from current military members of the North Carolina Air National Guard, OR members of either the Air Force Reserve, active duty Air Force, or another state's Air National Guard, who are willing and eligible to join the North Carolina Air National Guard.
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC, Position Description Number D0324000and is part of the NC ANG, National Guard (145 MXS/ Positions 1071681, 1071700, 1071676, 1071675).
The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. 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.
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As a POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC, WG-5378-10, you will be responsible for the interpretation of manufacturer drawings, specifications, operating instructions, and test procedures to troubleshoot, calibrate, align and repair highly complex pieces of powered support equipment; troubleshoot repair, adjust and align down-sized powered support equipment; use sophisticated testers, such as analyzers, digital meters, oscilloscopes and other measuring devices to determine repair requirements; correct unusual maintenance problems by interpreting technical data such as tables, charts, formulas, color codes, wiring diagrams, and schematic symbols; do circuit analyses, consider integrated circuit relationship, and apply electronic principles in order to fault-isolate and repair the various digital devices contained in powered support equipment; perform inspections, preventative maintenance, servicing, repair and adjustment on complex rotary diesel engines; determine work sequences, specifications, and special procedures to be used to fault-isolate and repair unusual problems in powered support equipment; conduct classes to train maintenance personnel in operations, test procedures, and troubleshooting requirements of powered support equipment; perform intermediate-level maintenance on powered support equipment and non-powered AGE; work on cryogenic equipment, engine and generator changes, remove, repair, and overhaul accessories, and rebuild units; remove and replace of crankshafts, pistons, and other integrated parts; replace, check and adjust valves, bearings, cams, clutches, bushings, springs, armatures, pushrods, exhaust manifolds, tubing, hose and defective wiring; diagnose gas turbine malfunctions; make repairs, remove, disassemble and assemble components and sub-systems; diagnose gas turbine malfunctions; make repairs, remove, disassemble and assemble components and sub-systems; troubleshoot, repair, overhaul, and modify and operate aerospace ground equipment such as AC and DC power generators, internal combustion engines, air compressors, blowers, hydraulic test stands, cabin leakage testers, portable diesel engine driven generators, emergency lighting units, deicers, heaters, load banks, hydrostatic testers, cryogenic carts, decontamination units, thermal bath, vacuum pumps, flow meters, lavatory service trailers, air conditioners and non-power support equipment; perform corrosion control duties such as inspections, cleaning, stripping, sanding, priming and painting of AGE; perform inspections, calibration and repair on test and shop equipment; perform maintenance data collection; maintain Technical Orders, Technical Order files, commercial publications and other directives; submit Technical Order Improvement Reports, Material Deficiency Reports and suggestions; ensure that all waste products are properly disposed of and the effective waste minimization process are used; prepare for and participate in various types of readiness evaluation; perform such additional duties as structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operator, maintenance of facilities and equipment, or serve as a member of a team to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies; participate and assist in conducting the safety program for the Aerospace Ground Equipment activity; perform other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
5378 Powered Support Systems Mechanic
Conditions of Employment
Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
Military Grades: E6 and below
Compatible Military Assignments: 2A6X2
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Minimum Requirements: Experience or training which demonstrates the knowledge of mechanical maintenance work; ability to read and use technical manuals, illustrations, diagrams and schematics, and skill in the use of equipment and hand tools used in troubleshooting, testing and repairing equipment.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience or training removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing parts, components, and accessories. Experience which provided working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to powered support equipment and systems; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments. Experience which provided working knowledge of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships. Experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures' repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
If 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
How You Will Be Evaluated
You 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):
Background checks and security clearance
To 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.
2. Other supporting documents:
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How to Apply
How to Apply
To 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/10138378
A 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.
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Agency contact information
CMSgt Douglas Rook
4930 Minuteman Way
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Once 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.
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Oregon Air National Guard
Website : http://www.orport.ang.af.mil/