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- Tupelo, Mississippi
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Aircraft Mechanic job at Department of Defense in Tupelo MS
Description, duties, responsibilities
This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT MECHANIC Position Description Number D1063000and is part of the MS AASF 2 National Guard. This position is located in the Logistics function of an ARNG Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF).
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As a AIRCRAFT MECHANIC WG-8852-12 you will 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 aircrafts level of mission capabilities and projection of maintenance requirements to maintain individual aircraft operational readiness.
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. Expedites aircraft operations to include concurrent servicing refueling and/or reconfiguration of equipment for changes in operational missions. Performs preflight thru flight and post-flight inspections and scheduled or unscheduled maintenance. Serves as the technical authority to identify and advise on requirements for airframe mechanical electrical/environmental avionics engine and pneudraulic repairs on assigned aircraft. 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. Coordinates with maintenance supervisor(s) and production control on maintenance requirements to aircraft that require adjustment to changes in operational requirements. Observes and inspects performance of other workers work to insure compliance with applicable technical publications directives and local policy. Accomplishes operational tests of aircraft systems and components.
Oversees ground movement of aircraft. Incumbent launches recovers parks and services aircraft. Makes diagnoses and solves malfunctions of aircraft systems and components by utilizing a wide variety of complex state of the art computerized and/or non-computerized Test Measurement Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE); by studying layout drawings blueprints and wiring diagrams; and analyzing specifications and operating characteristics of aircraft and their components. Assists AVCRAD/DEPOT level maintenance activities on individual assigned aircraft discrepancies as required.
Ensures Unit Level Logistics-Aviation (ULLS-A) and other aircraft documentation accurately reflects status and airworthiness of assigned aircraft. Provides technical guidance and assistance to flight crews regarding observed discrepancies experienced in-flight characteristics and system malfunctions. Performs or assists in aircrew debriefing.
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. Participates in Maintenance Test Flights as a crewmember or Technical Observer (TO) as required. May participate in operational flights as a crewmember or Flight Engineer. Makes decisions on a wide range of matters to ensure assigned aircraft is in the highest state of readiness and that maintenance performed is in accordance with the highest standards of safety quality and technical compliance.
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. Sessions are designed to provide training in techniques of repair and maintenance of aircraft and related equipment. Conducts and certifies proficiency of trainees for additional or increased responsibilities. Evaluates training by observation of performed tasks. Continuously assesses skill level and proficiency of assigned personnel.
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.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
- Job family (Series)
8852 Aircraft Mechanic
- Aircraft Mechanics
- Aircraft Mechanics And Service Technicians
- Aircraft Service Technicians
- Airframe Mechanics
- Flight Test Mechanics
Conditions of Employment
Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
Military Grades: E1-E6
15T MOS and UH72A Lakota experience preferred by supervisor.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles candidates must have a valid state drivers license.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT and NOTES:
Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An 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 environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements your organization and its changing mission.
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
If your resume does not include a narrative description of how you meet the GENERAL SPECIALIZED experiences and OTHER requirements you may lose consideration for this position. Ensure that the Questionnaire is completed online in Application Manager.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: 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 specifications. Must be skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipment.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess and document in detail at least 18 months 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 modification. Experience coordinating the work of other mechanics and scheduling maintenance to ensure completion of critical actions and optimum workflow. 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.
NOTES TO CANDIDATES:
a. Situations of inversion of military rank are not permitted i.e. a military technician may not be militarily senior to his or her full-time supervisor.
b. Candidates may be screened and evaluated on military attributes directly related to the compatible military position required to be assigned into such as but not limited to military bearing leadership or ability to work with others (teamwork) in a military environment.
c. Include any volunteer work experience in your resume. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. Peace Corps AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g. professional philanthropic religious spiritual community student social).
d. Final selection will be based upon qualifications suitability and available manpower resources.
e. This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employees Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
f. Financial Suitability - It is the policy of the government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individuals employment experience will be used only to determine the persons qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge skills and abilities. Although an individuals personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.
g. Multiple vacancies may be filled from this announcement.
h. 15T MOS and UH72A Lakota experience preferred by supervisor
No substitution of education for specialized experience.
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