Powered Support Systems Mechanic

Department Of The Army Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 5 months ago

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This position is part of the TX SAO, Army Aviation Support Facility, and is in Dallas, Texas. The primary purpose for the position is to perform duties involving the maintenance and repair of power ground and other support equipment used in aircraft servicing and repairs.

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As a POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC with the Texas Army National Guard, your duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Responsible for the Ground Support Equipment maintenance program, inventory control, and the identification and scheduling of preventive maintenance requirements for ground support equipment.

  • Trouble-shoots, repairs; services; performs modifications on, and operates powered ground support equipment such as AC and DC power generators, air compressors, blowers, heaters, portable lighting units, deicers and non-powered equipment to include work stands, jacks, ramps, tow-bars, etc.

  • Performs required preventive maintenance and servicing of equipment including repairing and replacing tires, lubrication, oil changes, replacing air, fuel and oil filters, checking fluid levels; and adjusting or replacing ignition parts, hoses, v-belts, and other items.

  • Performs major system component overhaul/rebuild, repair/replacement and troubleshooting as needed, to include but not limited to, power-plant systems, brake systems, steering systems, hydraulic systems, diesel and gas systems, air systems, starting systems, ignition systems and electrical systems in addition to the following components, power-plant, brake, fuel, steering, hydraulic, air, starting, ignition and electrical system.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

The full Position Description (PD) can be found at the following link:

WG-5378-10, NGD1067000

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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    5378 Powered Support Systems Mechanic

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

Appointment Factor(s): This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible military assignment in the Texas Army National Guard and wear of the military uniform.

Areas of Consideration: In-State/TX Excepted. This includes:

  • All currently employed full-time permanent, indefinite, and temporary personnel of the Texas Army National Guard.

  • All current members of the Texas Army National Guard.


  • This is a Bargaining Unit position.

  • Texas Army National Guard Membership is required.

  • Direct deposit is mandatory.

  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.


Military Grades:

Enlisted: E-1/PVT through E-7/SFC

Compatible Military Assignments:

Enlisted CMF: 15, 91

Enlisted MOS: 92A, 92Y, 94E, 94R

Compatible Military Assignment (per UMD): Applicants need not be assigned to the position or possess the MOS to apply or be considered; however, applicant must be Duty MOS assigned to a compatible position in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations upon selection.


To be considered for qualification, your resume must include relevant experience with beginning and ending dates of employment/experience reflecting the following:


To qualify at the WG-10 grade level, your resume must include relevant experience with beginning and ending dates of employment experience reflecting at least 24 months experience or training removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing parts, components, and accessories. Experience which provided working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to powered support equipment and systems; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments. Experience which provided working knowledge of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships. Experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures' repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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