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AIRCRAFT MECHANIC with Security Clearance

Company: Department of the Air Force
Location: Reno
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Duties (1) Performs inspections, functional checks, and preventive maintenance on aircraft to include periodic, phase, hourly, preflight, postflight, calendar, thru-flight, and special inspections such as fuel contamination, emergency equipment, and oil samplingInspects and performs functional checks such as landing gear retraction and operation checks on hydraulic, electrical, pressurization, lubrication, de-icing, vacuum, induction, and exhaust systemsInstalls equipment such as external tanks, tow reels, hoists, and pylons(2) Troubleshoots and performs unscheduled maintenance on assigned and transient aircraft, utilizing various gauges, meters, measuring devices and other related test equipmentPerforms major adjustments and alignments of aircraft systems or components and assists specialists as requiredRemoves and replaces aircraft components such as control surfaces, engines, constant speed drive, engine mounted gear boxes, wing fuel tanks or cells, landing gear mechanisms, wheels, brakes and tiresServices oil, fluid, fuel, hydraulic, and oxygen systemsAdjusts and maintains installed equipment such as tow targets, hydraulic reels, and drive assembliesRemoves and replaces working or inoperative parts and elementsPerforms operator maintenance on aircraft installed auxiliary power unitsTows, taxies, parks, and moors assigned and transient aircraftMeets and debriefs the aircrew on the status of the aircraftLaunches and recovers assigned and transient aircraft to include those on alert statusPerforms end-of-runway inspections prior to take offInspects for conditions such as oil, fuel and hydraulic leaks; damaged tires; and loose panels which would make the aircraft unsafe for flight(3) May be required to perform user and organizational level maintenance on assigned support equipment, including inspection, repair, modification, and corrosion preventionInventories, controls, stores and repairs 780 equipmentAccomplishes and reviews nonpowered AGE and 780 equipment records relating to assigned equipment(4) Provides data for aircraft maintenance historical records, complete maintenance data collection, man-hour accounting, and other forms as requiredAssists the aircraft maintenance supply function in identifying parts and stock numbers and obtaining necessary parts and tools to perform assigned duties(5) Instructs, directs, and assigns maintenance repair tasks to drill status guard membersObserves work and ensures compliance with standard procedures and applicable technical publications(6) Complies with safety, fire, security, and housekeeping regulationsEnsures that material and equipment are properly stored, protected, maintained and secured(7) Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as MEI, ORI, IG and UE inspections, mobility and command support exercisesMay be required to 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(8) Performs other duties as assignedRequirements Conditions of Employment MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placementIn compliance with Title 32 United States Code, the compatible military skill set is determined by the applicable service manpower requirementsUpon selection, individuals are assigned to the authorized position and its compatible military skill in accordance with Air force skill classification directives, statutes, and National Guard Bureau regulationsThe Dual Status technician must obtain and maintain all military skill requirements in regard to training, education, certifications, experienceIf you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this positionCompatible Military Assignment: ENLISTED: E3 to E6 COMPATIBLE DAFSC: 2A5X1 *Other Requirements & Conditions of Employment: - 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- Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period- Must maintain local network access- Wear the uniform appropriate for the members' grade and component of the armed forces, maintaining standards of conduct and appearance- This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position- Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission- May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required-The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environmentYou are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission- For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's licenseQualifications In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being consideredEducation requirement is based upon the qualification standards for the specific position and is stated under the heading "EDUCATION"Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this positionTherefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific in describing your experienceEACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE (IN THEIR OWN WORDS) THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITIONDO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION OR YOU MAY BE DISQUALIFIEDGENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must have experience or training that has provided the candidate with the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories, and components, and to make adjustments and settings according to established specificationsMust be skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipmentSPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have experience or training installing, adjusting, aligning, troubleshooting and functionally testing the various major and minor mechanical and pneudraulic systems on an aircraft during overhaul or modificationExperience coordinating the work of other mechanics, and scheduling maintenance to ensure completion of critical actions and optimum workflowMust 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 containerEducation There is no specific education requirement for this positionThe applicant's record of experience and/or training must show possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the positionYou must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Training/Educational claimsTo receive credit for Training/Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Training/Education requirements for this positionAdditional information - 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 ( This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position- Applicants who feel they have restoration rights to this position should contact the HRO- 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/or Student Loan Repayment Program incentivesIn order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your incentives manager prior to accepting an offer for the position- Participation in Direct Deposit is mandatoryAREA OF CONSIDERATION: In accordance with the State Merit Placement Plan, candidates will be considered in order of their area of consideration category as appropriateTERM POSITIONS: "Temporary-Not to Exceed" (TEMP) and "Temporary-Indefinite" (INDEFINITE) are considered to be TERM positions and are limited in duration to 4 years maximumEmployees reaching maximum TERM appointment limit of 4 years may be terminatedCONVERSION OF TERM (TEMPORARY/INDEFINITE) POSITIONS: Positions advertised as TEMP or INDEFINITE may be non-competitively converted to INDEFINITE or PERMANENT without further competition at a future date contingent upon available fundingFor TEMP PROMOTIONS, position may be non-competitively converted upon expiration of the incumbent's USERRA rightsRECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE: Recruitment and/or Relocation incentives may be available, if eligibleIncentives are subject to funding availability and TAG-NV approval and are not guaranteedPERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS): PCS funding is NOT authorized If you do not reside in the location of the position, you will be required to relocate at your

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