Aircraft Mechanic
Department of the Army - Aurora, CO

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Colorado National Guard Dual Status
Technician Announcement

Colorado National Guard Dual Status Technician Announcement Technicians are employed under the authority of Title 32 USC, Section 709, which states, in part, that technicians are to be employed in "the administration and training of the National Guard," and "the maintenance and repair of supplies issued to the National Guard."

The following documents are required to be part of your application to be considered for this position (YOU WILL BE IMMEDIATELY DISQUALIFIED IF YOU FAIL TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING):

Colorado Application Checklist: http://co.ng.mil/jobs/Shared%20Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx

A current Resume and/or OF 612

Specialized Experience documented in resume with mm/yy - mm/yy format (see instructions below)

Your DD214 (if available) or Service School Certificate awarding your MOS/AFSC

If substituting education for Specialized Experience, include transcripts

AREA OF CONSIDERATION

Current Enlisted members of the Colorado Army National Guard.

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT

Restricted to 15T

MAXIMUM MILITARY GRADE

E-6 (SSG)

MINIMUM MILITARY GRADE

E-4 (SPC)

** MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN AN AIRFRAME AND POWERPLANT LISCENSE, OR POSSES ONE**

This position is located in the Logistics function of an ARNG Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF). The AASF provides Aviation Unit Maintenance (AVUM), Aviation Intermediate Maintenance (AVIM), and aviation maintenance training for supported units. The purpose of this position is to act as the Aircraft Mechanic (Crew Chief) with responsibility for managing the operational readiness of one or more aircraft, and proficiency training of supported aviation unit personnel. Responsibilities include detailed technical oversight of individual aircraft's level of mission capabilities and projection of maintenance requirements to maintain individual aircraft operational readiness. KEY REQUIREMENTS

Membership in the Colorado Army National Guard
Must hold the grade of E-4 to E-6
Restricted to MOS 15T
Participation in Direct Deposit is mandatory
Submit All Required Documentation

Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance DUTIES:
Major Duties:
Manages, monitors or performs overall maintenance, servicing, inspections and documentation for one or more highly technical, high performance military aircraft. Performs work in complex conditions under time and/or mission constraints to include all weather and night operations. Works with, coordinates and oversees the work of lower graded aircraft mechanics and certifies the work of journey level workers in other trades working on the assigned aircraft. Performs damage assessments and repairs. Participates in mission preparation and recovery operations. Oversees installation of equipment for special missions. Works closely with maintenance supervisor(s) and production control personnel to report and maintain current aircraft status. Requests maintenance services exceeding AASF capabilities or time constraints. Controls and performs work assignments based upon priorities, workload, availability of parts, facilities, material and personnel. Ensures Unit Level Logistics-Aviation (ULLS-A) and other aircraft documentation accurately reflects status and airworthiness of assigned aircraft. Clears Red X status symbols on aircraft forms for work performed by others. Performs in-process and final inspection of others' work on assigned aircraft and components and certifies by signature adherence to work procedures and quality standards established by applicable publications. Plans, develops and conducts proficiency training during the technician work week to a multi-faceted workforce comprised of Full Time Support (FTS) and supported unit personnel. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and support exercises. Complies with safety, fire, security, environmental, and housekeeping regulations. Ensures material and equipment are properly and safely maintained and protected. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE NOTE Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. An applicants RESUME must provide in detail how they meet each specialized experience bullet llisted below. It must be documented with "from (mm/yy)" and "to (mm/yy)" dates and description of the specialized experience. DO NOT copy each bullet listed below word for word and place into your resume; you must describe your personal experience as it pertains to each bullet. You will be immediately disqualified if you fail to include this information in your resume (we will not make any assumptions regarding your experience).

Must have at least 18 months of Specialized Experience in each of the following:

1. Experience installing, adjusting, aligning, troubleshooting and functionally testing the various major and minor mechanical and pneudraulic systems on an aircraft during overhaul or modification.

2. Experience coordinating the work of other mechanics, and scheduling maintenance to ensure completion of critical actions and optimum workflow.

3. 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.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE :
N/A

  • Military skill set is determined by MOS requirements. Upon selection, individuals must be assigned to a compatible military MOS in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the MOS. Specific requirements are found in: references listed below, NGB Compatibility tables and your local Personnel section.
  • For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
NGB Qualification Standard WG-8852-10-12 / Position Description D1063000 BENEFITS:

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main New Employee Website - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

OTHER INFORMATION:
Failure to submit the required documents will be grounds for disqualification without further review

REQUIRED: Colorado Application Checklist: http://co.ng.mil/jobs/Shared%20Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx

REQUIRED: A current Resume and/or OF 612, providing military rank, DOB, SSN and TVA #

REQUIRED: Specialized experience documented in your resume with mm/yy to mm/yy format (see instructions)

REQUIRED: Your DD214 (if available) or Service School Certificate awarding your MOS/AFSC

If substituting education for Specialized Experience, include transcripts

You will be taken to the Application Manager to submit all required documents after you apply for this position.

If you would like to inquire about joining the Colorado Army National Guard please contact SGM Aragon @ (720) 250-2712

If you would like to inquire about joining the Colorado Air National Guard please contact TSgt Mays @ (720) 847-9449

PCS funds are not available.

Be advised that if selected for a military technician position where membership in a reserve component is a condition of employment, your bonus may be terminated and may or may not be subject to recoupment. Questions pertaining to recoupment may be directed to the State Incentives manager at (720) 250-1337.

If this position is open to Air Force AGR applicants, please submit a DMA 121, Report on Individual Personnel (RIP), Military Resume, and a current (not expired nor about to expire), passing (75 or better) Fitness Assessment. AGR applicants may be required to transfer their employment authorization (EA) upon selection for certain technician positions. Contact the HRO or your AGR manager with questions regarding AGR applications.

A security clearance may be required for this position. Please contact the selecting supervisor or state security manager with questions regarding clearances.

Must be fully qualified or able to obtain AFSC/MOS within one year unless otherwise specified in this announcement. If this position requires specific ASVAB scores, please contact the selecting supervisor with any questions.

This position may be contingent on the vacancy of the incumbent even if not otherwise stated in this announcement. Please contact the HRO with any questions regarding hiring dates.

If this position is posted as an Indefinite Technician it may be converted to Permanent without further competition. Please contact the HRO with any questions regarding employment status.

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