Aircraft Ordnance Systems Mechanic Featured
- Boise, Idaho
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Aircraft Ordnance Systems Mechanic job at Department of Defense in Boise ID
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DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryTHIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.This National Guard position is for an AIRCRAFT ORDNANCE SYSTEMS MECHANIC Position Description Number D1736P01 and is part of the ID 124 AMXS National Guard.THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD.THIS POSITION IS PERMANENT.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilitiesThis position is located in an Air National Guard Aviation Wing Aircraft Maintenance Group Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Weapons Element (Flight Line). This PD is applicable for the F-15 F-16 F-22 F-35 and A-10 aircraft only. The primary purpose of the position is to troubleshoot repair install modify test and adjust aircraft ordnance systems equipment and components. On and/or off-equipment inspection modification overhaul troubleshooting and repair capability of weapons release and gun systems; verifies and analyzes malfunctions troubleshoots tests inspects and loads/unloads conventional munitions; installs/removes weapons delivery equipment launchers and gun systemsOperates analyzes performance troubleshoots inspects installs maintains overhauls repairs and modifies operational ordnance system(s) and subsystems consisting of numerous complex electronic components in fighter aircraft. Examples of individual subsystems or components are: computerized stores management systems or programmable armament control systems fire/control avionics fire control sensing targeting systems digital multiplex data bus systems electronic countermeasures equipment weapons/avionics video display systems and discrete weapons/avionics systems and ensures compatibility of systems and their interfaces through operational test system alignment and harmonization.Analyzes performance and isolate malfunctions to individual subsystems and or components of bombing/navigation fire-control/weapons delivery weapons multi-sensor displays and external electro-mechanical weapons systems electro-optical targeting pod/weapon interfaces R/F electronic countermeasures systems target radar tracking and missile tracking radar. Reviews and analyzes aircrew debriefs and data transfer equipment information to aid in resolving in-flight discrepancies encountered and isolates unusual system anomalies within the complete system using technical manuals schematics logic and wiring diagrams tools and test equipment including automatic test equipment. Solves aircraft ordnance malfunctions by analyzing the installation circuitry and operating characteristics of the electronic ordnance system. Adjusts and aligns sensors transmitters power supplies display devices controls actuators servos computers and other interrelated components. Performs bore sighting of the complete system to ensure alignment of all components of the electronic weapons delivery system such as radar aerial gun system pilots HUD Angle Of Attack (AOA) and aircraft Inertial Navigation System (INS). Removes faulty LRUs for shop repair and identifies faulty subassemblies such as bad circuit cards random access memory operational flight program (OFP) and various electronic circuits and installs serviceable components into aircraft. Inspects completed maintenance to ensure compliance of technical directives and initiates the necessary forms to ensure documentation is correct and entered in the aircraft historical records.Removes repairs installs inspects and conducts operational performance checkout of aircraft ordnance and isolates malfunctions and identifies if failures are in specific LRUs aircraft weapons avionics multiplex data bus matrix assemblies or aircraft digital data wiring. Removes faulty units (matrix assemblies) and isolates problems to failing component parts using self-test diagnostics oscilloscopes frequency meters signal generators digital and differential voltmeters milliohm meters computer registers impedance analyzers/multiplex data bus test equipment and other special and standard tools and test equipment. Removes and replaces components or assemblies down to the smallest bit piece or module authorized using special and common hand tools special electronic instruments and soldering devices along with high-reliability soldering techniques.Loads/unloads positions and safeties air munitions using applicable technical data and handling equipment. Tests suspension launch and release systems to ensure proper manual/electrical release on equipment. Analyzes on equipment malfunctions and repairs systems and performs aircraft weapons systems functional checks utilizing system peculiar electronic testing equipment and special tools and tests the aircraft electronic circuitry for normal operation of the ordnance system and absence of stray electrical power.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.Supervisory statusNoPromotion Potential11 Job family (Series)6652 Aircraft Ordnance Systems Mechanic RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of Employment NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing states National Guard required prior to the effective date of placement. 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 National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. 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. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory. Must be able to obtain/maintain Secret Security Clearance within one year of employment.QualificationsMilitary Grades: E-5 THROUGH E-7Compatible Military Assignments: 2W1X1 AFSC ONLYGENERAL EXPERIENCE:Work involved in troubleshooting installing modifying repairing and adjusting a variety of ordnance systems such as missile and special weapons launching equipment.Experience or training which demonstrates the applicants ability to repair malfunctions of ordnance equipment and components. Ability to use sketches electrical diagrams technical specifications and engineering drawings. Experience which demonstrates skill in the use of test equipment to make electrical hydraulic and pneumatic checks.SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:Must have 18 months of experience or training in planning and layout of repair sequence and ability to complete modification repair and installation of ordnance systems. Experience in diagnosing and troubleshooting malfunctions and determining remedy where complex relationships exist. Experience in hand tools and a limited number of measuring equipment. Experience in the use of a variety of test equipment. Experience in interpreting technical directions blueprints sketches wiring diagrams and manufacturers specifications.EducationThere are no additional education requirements required for this position.
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