Electronics Technician (RADAR)
Department of the Air Force - Orange, CT

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CONNECTICUT AIR NATIONAL GUARD

TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

DUTY LOCATION:
103d Air Control Squadron (ACS), Orange, CT

JOB SUMMARY:
The purpose of the position is to deploy, install, integrate, operate, optimize, recover, maintain and repair various types of Theater Air Control radar systems and subsystems and provide continuous radar systems operations in support of ACS daily operations, training, and readiness missions. Incumbent is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing mission accomplishments and training requirements of the Radar Systems section.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.

This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Connecticut Air National Guard.

AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:
Area 1:
All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the Connecticut Air National Guard, assigned to the 103d Air Operations Group (AOG).

KEY REQUIREMENTS

Must meet Compatible Military Assignment within one year from placement.

Wear of the military uniform is mandatory.

Direct Deposit is mandatory.

Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

DUTIES:
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The major duties include, but are not limited to:
Deploys, installs, integrates, operates, optimizes, recovers, maintains, and repairs radar systems, sub-systems and components.

Integrates and maintains various subsystems such as transmitters, receivers, Digital Target Extractors (DTE), Theatre Missile Defense processors (TMD), Identification Friend or Foe (IFF), Situation Display Console (SDC), Electronic Counter Measures (ECM) and Electronic Counter Counter Measures (ECCM).

Utilizes an extensive variety of Test, Measuring, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) to analyze, evaluate, test, calibrate, modify, diagnose, and perform corrective repair to assure the integrity of assigned equipment.

Performs site surveys and uses sophisticated engineering analysis tools (e.g. Falcon Look, and Radar Coverage Predictor) to generate placement and configuration documentation depicting radar coverage and radiation patterns.

Coordinates frequency requests with installation spectrum manager or other agencies to de-conflict frequency assignments when required.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
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GENERAL EXPERIENCE:
Experience performing simple mechanical installations and adjustments. Experience which demonstrates the applicant's ability to recognize obvious malfunctions. Experience using common hand tools. Experience that demonstrates the ability to follow written instructions.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
Your resume and any other supporting documentation you wish to provide must clearly substantiate you currently possess 36 months of specialized experience in the following:

Experience in utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic systems or equipment.

Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic equipment or systems.

Experience in making mechanical repairs that required the use of precision measuring and calibrating equipment.

Experience in using complex test equipment such as deviation meters, complex special test panels, etc.

Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience. The education must have been in fields directly related to the type of the work of the position (i.e., management, business administration, oral communications, accounting, economics, etc.)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Comprehensive knowledge to deploy, install, integrate, operate, optimize, recover, maintain, and repair radar systems, sub-systems and components.

A comprehensive, intensive and practical knowledge of, and extensive experience and skill in applying a wide range of technical electronics concepts, practices, regulations, policies, and precedents; analytical and diagnostic techniques; and techniques for developing new or modified work methods, approaches, or procedures.

Knowledge to independently validate operational readiness of complex radar systems for accurate height, range, and azimuth.

Knowledge to ensure complex air control radar systems are operating at specified technical order (TO) standards and mission requirements.

Knowledge of the validation process to determine if corrective actions are needed to return the equipment to established tolerances.

Knowledge and ability to Integrate and maintain various subsystems such as transmitters, receivers, Digital Target Extractors (DTE), Theatre Missile Defense processors (TMD), Identification Friend or Foe (IFF), Situation Display Console (SDC), Electronic Counter Measures (ECM) and Electronic Counter Counter Measures (ECCM). Radar systems, sub-systems, and components range from older analog microwave technology up to computerized digital technology.

Knowledge to utilize an extensive variety of Test, Measuring, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) to analyze, evaluate, test, calibrate, modify, diagnose, and perform corrective repair to assure the integrity of assigned equipment.

Knowledge to interpret highly complex electronic diagrams and schematics to determine the cause and to recommend the repair of equipment malfunctions.

Knowledge and ability to performs site surveys and use sophisticated engineering analysis tools (e.g. Falcon Look, and Radar Coverage Predictor) to generate placement and configuration documentation depicting radar coverage and radiation patterns.

Skill and Knowledge to develop, format, and review both internal and external after-action report documentation and provide direct customer support which includes field testing and recommending new equipment, site surveys, training, resolving problems related to configuration management, systems functionality, hardware and software configuration, and system conflict resolution.

Knowledge to conduct frequency requests with other agencies to de-conflict frequency assignments.

Knowledge of equipment status reports and ability to coordinate equipment status changes through Maintenance Operation Control.

Ability to perform system trend analysis, Maintenance Data Collection (MDC) and participate in Maintenance Standardization Evaluation Program (FSEP) processes.

Knowledge and ability to develop, establish, and maintain work center training programs. Plans and schedules tasks and training activities for drill status guard members. Oversees and conducts on-the-job training (OJT) for personnel. Creates and develops lesson plans. Ensures availability of facilities and training aids. Monitors the training status of personnel and ensures that supplemental and/or remedial training is accomplished.

Knowledge of the mobilization readiness of section personnel and equipment. Fabricates cables and connectors to interface with various commercial and military electronic systems and sub-systems. Completes proper documentation and follows procedures for incident reporting. Completes maintenance data collection and performs administrative duties for TO and work center files. Manages bench stock, logistics products, historical records, training records, Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) records, hazardous waste, and safety procedures.

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT:
All applications will be considered regardless of AFSC. Incumbent will be required to be assigned to compatible military position within 1 year of selection. The selected individual may be required to attend formal technician school training.

MILITARY GRADE

(Prior to application):
Enlisted: E-4 through E-7

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT:
AFSC: 3D190, 3D1X5

UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT:
103d ACS

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Please ensure you follow all instructions carefully. Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. Applicant must ensure resume and any other required supporting documentation clearly portrays that s/he meets the required experience level for the position.

BENEFITS:
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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:

https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.

OTHER INFORMATION:
If you are a

male applicant

who was born after 12/31/59 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 (see

http://www.sss.gov/

).

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.

MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM:

If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (incentives). In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your serving incentive manager (CTARNG - J1 or CTANG - Retention Office) prior to accepting an offer for the position. For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program, the following termination rule applies:

Incentive Termination without Recoupment: If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent position after 25 February 2010 where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment.

HOW TO APPLY:
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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete application (See "Required Documents" section below) by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, March 05, 2013.

To begin the process, click the "Apply Online" button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account and either create or upload a resume. You will then be redirected to the

Application Manager

to finish to application process. Be sure to upload the required documents and ensure you click the "Submit My Answers" button at the end of the process. Mailed/emailed applications will not be accepted.

Note: To update, correct or check on your application status, simply visit the

Application Manager

and use the Vacancy Identification Number 844553.

If you cannot apply online, you may FAX your resume, assessment questionnaire and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144. You must print a copy of

OPM Form 1203-FX

, document your responses to the assessment questionnaire (click here to

View Occupational Questionnaire

) and use the official

FAX Cover Page

; Attention: 844553. Please retain your fax confirmation in the event you may need to validate your submission.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:
1. Complete this

FAX Cover Page

using the following vacancy ID number: 844553.

2. Fax your documents to 478-757-3144.

3. Please retain your fax confirmation in the event you may need to validate your submission.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
Resume showing relevant experience

Responses to the Assessment Questionnaire

Unofficial Transcripts, if used to qualify (An official transcript may be required before being hired.)

OF 306

  • Declaration of Federal Employment
(THIS FORM NEEDS YOUR SIGNATURE ON PAGE 2)

If you do not submit the required OF 306, you will be disqualified.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Staffing Office

Phone: (860)613-7618

Email: NGCT.HRO.STAFFING@NG.ARMY.MIL

Agency Information:
103rd Air Control Squadron

206 Boston Post Road

Orange,
CT

06477

USA

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