12-148-ANG, Production Controller-Aircraft (NATIONAL GUARD REQUIREMENT)
Department of the Air Force - Fairchild AFB, WA

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Washington Air National Guard

Bargaining Unit Technician Vacancy Announcement

12-148-ANG, Production Controller-Aircraft (NATIONAL GUARD REQUIREMENT)

Location: 141 MXS, Fairchild AFB, WA

Appointment Type: Temporary

PD Number: D0749000

Series/Grade: GS-1152-09

Salary Range: $47,448.00-$61,678.00

Secret Clearance: Secret

PCS Expenses: *Not Authorized*

Advertise As: ENLISTED

Membership in the National Guard is Required: This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Washington National Guard as a condition of employment. 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.

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizen soldiers have joined for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join the National Guard and serve your nation, your state and your community!

Application will be accepted until 11:59 pm EST on: Monday, November 19, 2012

Bargaining Areas of Consideration:
This position is in the Federal Service under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709

Area 1 : In-Service Excepted - All permanent Washington Air National Guard Excepted and Competitive bargaining unit civil service employees, and members with excepted technician re-employment rights to the Washington Air National Guard.

Area 3 : In-State Excepted - All participating members of the Washington Air National Guard, including in-service technicians that are not covered by the bargaining unit, and indefinite employees.

  • This appointment is temporary, not to exceed 1 year or less, and is subject to termination at any time without use of adverse action or reduction-in-force procedures. A temporary appointment does not confer eligibility to be promoted or reassigned to other positions, or the ability to be noncompetitively converted to career-conditional appointment.

Military Rank Requirement: E-5 and below

AFSC: 2R000, 2R171, 2A3000

Must maintain membership in the WA National Guard for continued employment

Major Duties:
This position is located in the Job Control Section of the Maintenance Control Branch. The purpose of this position is to provide planning, scheduling and control of aircraft maintenance through a variety of support maintenance shops. Implements preliminary (advance) maintenance plans for assigned weapon systems and schedules immediate maintenance for transient aircraft. Maintains visual aids depicting status of maintenance actions in progress, specialist availability and status of aerospace vehicles, aerospace ground equipment (AGE), training equipment, transportation and tow vehicles, and munitions loads, arming of guns and munitions, and location of aircraft and dispatched AGE. Coordinates with Material Control on mission capable (MICAP) and non-mission capable status (NMCS) of parts, adjustments to in-shop work priorities, and verification of urgency of need designators. Coordinates with Quality Assurance on functional check flight (FCF) requirements, Air Operations on flying schedule, other maintenance shops for coordination of repair work and with other functional areas as required. Requests necessary support services such as fire fighting activity standby, fuel and defuel and civil engineer support. Controls the maintenance communications and transportation systems to provide for the effective transmission of information and movement of material and maintenance personnel. Develops and maintains current procedural check sheets for use during actions such as mass loads, combat turnaround, broken arrow (nuclear emergency0, emergency war orders (EWO) notification, aircraft crash, flightline fire, severe weather warning or evacuation. Make required inputs to the automated data system and retrieves data and/or computer generated products as required. Conducts training of assigned military personnel. Performs duties to facilitate the control and coordination of the maintenance flight line activity. Performs other duties as assigned.

General Experience:
Work involves planning, estimating, scheduling, and expediting the use of manpower, machines, and materials in the fabrication or repair of equipment and supply items by mechanical production methods.

Experience, education or training which indicates the candidate can reason in quantitative terms, communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner, understanding the terminology and data pertaining to repair operations and process characteristics of the production activity.

Education Requirements:
High School diploma or GED

Specialized Experience:
GS-09 level must have at least 24 months experience, education or training preparing job or work orders; scheduling various phases of projects into the production facility; following up to see if work is progressing as planned and arranging for adjustments in materials, machine processes, and work sequencing allowing for changes. Experience with current automation support programs to input data, provide status of equipment, and monitor job order status, monitor work priorities, requisition repair parts, track repair parts status, etc.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics). NOTE: You do not have to respond to the KSA's separately but your resume should contain sufficient information to demonstrate possession of the KSA's.

Ability to exercise initiative in taking timely action to schedule and obtain required materials.

Knowledge of the organization and work procedures of the production activity.

Ability to exercise considerable initiative in taking prompt and decisive action to prevent or alleviate delays due to conflicts in scheduling, lack of materials or faulty work processes.

Ability to correlate and analyze production data.

Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this position, a review of your resume and supporting documents will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documents, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:
(Proof of education must be submitted with application packet)

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.

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, step parents, 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

This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp

1. Technicians are paid through direct deposit/electronic funds transfer.

2. Males born after December 31, 1959, must be registered with the Selective Service Systems to be employed by the Federal Government.

3. Military Technicians are ineligible for enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these incentives.

4. Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.

5. Veteran’s preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709 (f).

6. All new technicians are subject to a one year trial/probationary period IAW 32 USC 709.

For access to Required Documents please refer to http%3a%2f%2fmil.wa.gov%2fjobs%2ffederal_military_technician.shtml

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