Air National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5)
$30.06 to $35.05
Open & closing dates
$30.06 to $35.05 per hour
Pay scale & grade
Temporary - Indefinite - NTE 4 Years
2 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.
***Appointment is INDEFINITE (for a period NTE 4 years) OR may become Permanent. It can also be terminated at any time, with a 30 day notice.***
This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT ELECTRICIAN, Position Description Number D1549P01 and is part of the 180 MAINTENANCE SQ, Ohio Air National Guard.
This position is located in the Electro Environmental Shop in the Component Repair Branch of the Aircraft Maintenance Squadron in an Air National Guard Flying Wing, employing F-15, F-16 and C-130J, F-22, F-35, A-10, C-17, C-27J aircraft. The position functions to analyze malfunctions, troubleshoot, remove, install, repair, modify, maintain, test, align, calibrate and certify the components of the aircraft electrical system the electronically and pneumatically controlled environmental system, and associated test equipment, and to certify these systems are air worthy, by intensive inspections of the Electrical/Electronic and Environmental System and peripherals.
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OHIO AIR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Ohio Air 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 Ohio Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Ohio Air National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
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As a AIRCRAFT ELECTRICIAN, WG-2892-11, you will perform the following duties:
(1) Performs functional tests, analyzes performance and troubleshoots the electronic, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical functions of the subsystems integrated into the digital brake/antiskid system, maintenance annunciation panel (MAP) system of the integrated main generator, standby generator, emergency generator, flight control power, AC/DC power distribution and sub-systems integrated into the electronic/electrical and environmental systems. Interprets analog and digital operational and output characteristics and results from the Maintenance Annunciation Panel (M.A.P.), onboard computers, aircrew debriefings and specialized test equipment. The electrical system includes the electrical power generation and distribution system, the fire detection and extinguishing system, the ice and rain protection system, the landing gear system, the interior and exterior lighting system, the oxygen generation and distribution system, and the auxiliary power system. The environmental system includes compression, distribution, pressurization, heating, cooling, temperature control, moisture/air contamination control, and liquid cooling requirements.
(2) Removes, repairs, calibrates, installs, aligns, inspects, and conducts operational performance checkouts on the components of the electronic/electrical and environmental systems. Analyzes malfunctions using schematics, logic and wiring diagrams, computer data, and factory drawings. Diagnoses circuit operating characteristics using on-board computer, special test equipment and laptop computers to isolates problems to the failing component. Removes and replaces components or assemblies down to the lowest level authorized by depot. Performs organizational and intermediate level maintenance modifications as required. Performs recurring inspections and system tests of the life support and the electronic/electrical and environmental system to certify aircraft are ready for flight. Modifies and updates electrical and environmental support equipment according to applicable technical publications. Maintains and operates various types of test equipment such as oscilloscopes, diagnostic computers, digital and analog multi-meters, constant speed drive test stands, voltmeters, ammeters, etc. Performs precise and advanced wiring maintenance procedures on aircraft. Utilizes computer data and specialized test equipment to interpret equipment analog/digital operational characteristics to isolate malfunctions in the appropriate sub-systems. Interprets electronic terms and symbols, and applies a variety of electronic formulas, tables and charts in order to perform fault isolation and repairs to systems and sub-systems, such as the 1553 data bus's, BUS Interface Unit (BIU), BUS Adapter Unit (BAU), F-16 Electrical Multiplexing System (EMUX), the C130J Enhanced Cargo Handling/Arial Delivery System (ECHS/ADS) and the F-15 Engine Modification from the PW100-200 to the PW100-220 which incorporates a Digital Electronic Engine Control (DEEC).
(3) Provides technical guidance, advice and/or assistance to other work centers on the interrelationship of electronic/electrical and environmental systems and their respective system, to include flight controls, offensive fire control radar, weapon release, communications, hydraulic, fuel, engine and egress.
(4) Processes and accounts for supply assets in the repairable processing system to maintain aircraft records, inspection records, and equipment maintenance in computer systems (CAMS). Documents maintenance actions and man-hour expenditures on maintenance forms and computer systems. Clears Red X symbols on maintenance forms as authorized, and performs electronic/electrical and environmental system debriefing of aircrews. Recommends methods (AFTO Form 22) to improve equipment performance and maintenance procedures, i.e., data corrections to correct software or technical order deficiencies. Processes and accounts for due-in-from maintenance (DIFM) supply assets. Documents maintenance repair actions, man-hour accounting, maintenance forms, and computer systems. Maintains historical data of repaired components, Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) and test equipment.
(5) Inspects, tests and performs operative maintenance on cryogenic and gaseous oxygen and nitrogen servicing equipment. Is able to provide a thorough inspection of the complete electronic/electrical and environmental, and other systems, of the aircraft during special and phase inspections.
(6) Provides on-the-job training to lower grade personnel concerning repair of the electronic/electrical and environmental equipment, aircraft system line replaceable units (LRUs), and aircraft electrical/environmental systems. Also provides on-the-job training (OJT) for newly assigned personnel.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Open to current members of the Ohio Air National Guard.
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Job family (Series)
2892 Aircraft Electrician
Conditions of Employment
Ohio Air National Guard Membership is required.
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.
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 Ohio Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact an Ohio Air National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
Military Grades: E3 - E5
Compatible Military Assignments: 2A656
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training which has provided a knowledge and skill in locating and tying in the electrical systems with the aircraft armament, electronics, and instrument systems; adjusting and calibrating the components of the various electrical systems; reading and interpreting blueprints, wiring diagrams and schematics.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience or training installing, maintaining, repairing and modifying electrical systems and major substation components of electrical system. Experience diagnosing malfunctions and determining remedy when complex relationships exists among different electrical system circuits requiring knowledge of all electrical units and systems. Experience making electrical repairs that require the use of precision measuring equipment and common hand tools. Experience in the setup and operation of computerized multiple circuit analyzing equipment in manual, semiautomatic, or automatic mode to run existing and new (not fully debugged) diagnostic programs to test and analyze aircraft electrical circuitry and interconnecting cabling of systems such as navigational computers, radar, and related equipment and to repair discrepancies.
If you are using Education to qualify for this position, you must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
***If serving under an incentive contract, termination of that incentive(s) will occur effective one day prior to your AGR, Permanent Military Technician, or Indefinite Military Technician start date. Temporary Military Technicians will have their incentive terminated if their tour exceeds 179 days in a continuous 12-month period.***
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
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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.
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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Resume showing current Military grade, current AFSC, current unit of assignment, work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment, and all duties performed.
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A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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OH 180 Fighter Wing
2660 South Eber Road
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Air National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5)