THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a Aircraft Engine Mechanic, Position Description Number D1068000 and is part of the VA AASF, National Guard.
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As an Aircraft Engine Mechanic, WG-8602-10, you will perform the below duties:
Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctioning engines utilizing all available test equipment to determine degree of disassembly, repair, modification and adjustment needed. Removes and disassembles aircraft engines in order to perform necessary maintenance
Performs periodic and special inspections on engines. Inspects installed, repaired and modified engines and components to insure compliance with technical publications.
Performs engine trim in accordance with applicable directives. Adjusts, aligns and calibrates engine and components to insure maximum operating efficiency and consistency with design characteristics. Employs a variety of test equipment and instruments such as engine pressure-ratio-indicator, exhaust-gas temperature test equipment, fuel flow meter, air pressure indicator, Aircraft Vibration Analyzer (AVA), and flight line digital test equipment.
Must have knowledge of applicable technical manuals and other publications pertaining to aircraft engines such as Electronic Technical Manuals (ETM) and ULLS-A computer files. Maintains a library of pertinent regulations as required. Evaluates justification documentation for unsatisfactory item reports and practicality of proposed modification requests.
When on National Guard Bureau (NGB) Flying Status orders, may participate in aerial flights, which are defined by applicable Army publications for Maintenance Test Flights.
Acquires and maintains currency and proficiency on test equipment and procedures in support of modernized aircraft.
Performs proficiency training, as required, and evaluates training effectiveness.
Performs required travel to accomplish assigned duties and the organizational mission.
Assists authorized firefighters in the performance of fire/crash rescue duties as needed
Assists with maintenance work within the Logistics function to accomplish mission requirements.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Job family (Series)
8602 Aircraft Engine Mechanic
HelpRequirements Conditions 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 state's 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.
WHO CAN APPLY:
GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-1/PVT - E-6/SSG) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Army National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-1/PVT - E-6/SSG), regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.
GROUP III - Individuals eligible for membership in the Virginia Army National Guard.
Military Grades: Enlisted Personnel (E-1/PVT - E-6/SSG)
Compatible Military Assignments:
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training that has provided the ability to perform assembly and disassembly operations and make prescribed modifications to aircraft engines, engine assemblies, and accessories in accordance with technical specifications, procedures and requirements. Experience using hand and power tools common to the trade.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicant must have 18 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the WG-09 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the WG grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:
Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctioning engines utilizing all available test equipment to determine degree of disassembly, repair, modification and adjustment needed.
Performs periodic and special inspections on engines.
Performs engine trim in accordance with applicable directives.
Evaluates engine performance and accepts or rejects engine repair.
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
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