AIRCRAFT MECHANIC=================##### Department of the Air ForceAir National Guard UnitsOverview--------- ##### Open & closing dates09/03/2019 to 09/17/2019- ##### ServiceExcepted- ##### Pay scale & gradeWG 10- ##### Salary$21.49 to $25.08 per hour- ##### Appointment typePermanent- ##### Work scheduleFull-TimeLocation--------2 vacancies in the following location:-Bangor, ME##### Relocation expenses reimbursedNo##### Telework eligibleNo- Duties------### Summary**THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.**This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT MECHANIC, PositionDescription Number **D1366000** and is part of the ME 101st AircraftMaintenance Squadron, National Guard.Learn more about this agency### ResponsibilitiesINTRODUCTION: These positions are located within a National Guardaircraft maintenance organization. Its primary purpose is toinspect, repair, modify, and service aircraft systems, components,and assemblies, both on- and off-aircraft.DUTIES:(1) Performs inspections, functional checks, and preventivemaintenance on aircraft to include periodic, phase, hourly,preflight, postflight, calendar, thru-flight, and specialinspections such as fuel contamination, emergency equipment, and oilsampling. Inspects and performs functional checks such as landinggear retraction and operation checks on hydraulic, electrical,pressurization, lubrication, de-icing, vacuum, induction, andexhaust systems. Installs equipment such as external tanks, towreels, hoists, and pylons.(2) Troubleshoots and performs unscheduled maintenance on assignedand transient aircraft, utilizing various gauges, meters, measuringdevices and other related test equipment. Performs major adjustmentsand alignments of aircraft systems or components and assistsspecialists as required. Removes and replaces aircraft componentssuch as control surfaces, engines, constant speed drive, enginemounted gear boxes, wing fuel tanks or cells, landing gearmechanisms, wheels, brakes and tires. Services oil, fluid, fuel,hydraulic, and oxygen systems. Adjusts and maintains installedequipment such as tow targets, hydraulic reels, and driveassemblies. Removes and replaces working or inoperative parts andelements. Performs operator maintenance on aircraft installedauxiliary power units. Tows, taxies, parks, and moors assigned andtransient aircraft. Meets and debriefs the aircrew on the status ofthe aircraft. Launches and recovers assigned and transient aircraftto include those on alert status. Performs end-of-runway inspectionsprior to take-off. Inspects for conditions such as oil, fuel andhydraulic leaks; damaged tires; and loose panels which would makethe aircraft unsafe for flight.(3) May be required to perform user and organizational levelmaintenance on assigned support equipment, including inspection,repair, modification, and corrosion prevention. Inventories,controls, stores and repairs 780 equipment. Accomplishes and reviewsnonpowered AGE and 780 equipment records relating to assignedequipment.(4) Provides data for aircraft maintenance historical records,complete maintenance data collection, man-hour accounting, and otherforms as required. Assists the aircraft maintenance supply functionin identifying parts and stock numbers and obtaining necessary partsand tools to perform assigned duties.(5) Instructs, directs, and assigns maintenance repair tasks todrill status guard members. Observes work and ensures compliancewith standard procedures and applicable technical publications.(6) Complies with safety, fire, security, and housekeepingregulations. Ensures that material and equipment are properlystored, protected, maintained and secured.(7) Prepares for and participates in various types of readinessevaluations such as MEI, ORI, IG and UE inspections, mobility andcommand support exercises. May be required to perform suchadditional duties as structural fire fighting, aircraftfire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitionsloading and handling, heavy equipment operator, maintenance offacilities and equipment, or serve as a member of a team to copewith natural disasters or civil emergencies.(8) Performs other duties as assigned.### Travel RequiredNot required##### Supervisory statusNo##### Promotion Potential10- #### Job family (Series)8852 Aircraft Mechanic#### Similar jobs- Aircraft Mechanics- Flight Test Mechanics- Mechanics, Aircraft- Mechanics, Flight Test- Requirements------------### Conditions of Employment- NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure youare eligible for military membership, please contact a NationalGuard recruiter prior to applying for this position.- This is an excepted service position that requires membership ina compatible military assignment in the employing state'sNational Guard, required prior to the effective date ofplacement.- Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.- Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutesconcurrence with these requirements as a condition ofemployment.- Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guardmust be eligible for immediate membership and employment in theNational Guard in the military grade listed in thisannouncement.- Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered forSelective Service.- Federal employment suitability as determined by a backgroundinvestigation.- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.### Qualifications**** Two Positions, A Flight**AREA OF CONSIDERATION:****AREA I**: All permanent and indefinite Excepted Technicians in theMaine Air National Guard and personnel with reemployment rights toMeANG positions.**AREA II**: All Enlisted of the Maine Air National Guard.**Military Grades**: **E6 & Below****Compatible Military Assignments**: **2A5X1, 2A5X2, 2A5X4,2A3X7****GENERAL EXPERIENCE**: Experience, education, or training which hasprovided the candidate with the skill to remove and replace aircraftparts, accessories, and components and to make adjustments andsettings according to established specifications. Must be skilled inthe use of hand tools and test equipment.**SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:** Must have eighteen (18) monthsexperience or training installing, adjusting, aligning,troubleshooting and functionally testing the various major and minormechanical and pneudraulic systems on an aircraft during overhaul ormodification. Experience coordinating the work of other mechanics,and scheduling maintenance to ensure completion of critical actionsand optimum workflow. Must have the ability to instruct lower gradedmechanics, military and other personnel in the disassembly andre-assembly of crash damaged engines, transmissions, gearboxes,hydraulic components, and fuel controls sufficient for the exhibitto be returned to its shipping container.### EducationIf you are using Education to qualify for this position,**You must provide transcripts or other documentation to supportyour Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you mustprovide documentation of proof that you meet the Educationrequirements for this position.**### Additional informationIf you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and arerequired to register under the Military Selective Service Act, theDefense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered oryou are not eligible for appointment in this agency( you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you donot have in electronic form, view the following link for informationregarding an Alternate Application.### How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet thequalifications above.Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supportingdocumentation will be used to determine if you meet thequalifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimallyqualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be comparedto your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine yourlevel of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supportedby your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/oryou may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you arefound to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referredto the selecting official for employment consideration.Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies(knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):1. Ability to do diversified work with tools and equipment,requiring extreme caution in maintaining close dimensions.2. Knowledge of aircraft components and maintenance procedures.3. Ability to diagnose trouble and determine remedy where overallknowledge of all systems of aircraft is required.4. Ability to inspect aircraft, determine mechanical deficienciesand analyze results.5. Ability to interpret instructional material, schematics andspecifications for complex mechanical problems on assignedaircraft.Your resume/ application package is subject to evaluation andverification. Later steps in the selection process are specificallydesigned to verify your information. Deliberate attempts to falsifyinformation will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissingyou from employment following acceptance. Please take thisopportunity to review application and ensure its accuracy.Intentional false statements, deception or fraud in this applicationand its supporting materials, or in any document or interviewassociated with the examination process, could result in anindividual being fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); eligibilitiesmay be cancelled; an individual may be denied an appointment, or maybe removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731).Any information submitted may be investigated.### Background checks and security clearance##### Security clearanceNot Required##### Drug test requiredNo- Required Documents------------------To apply for this position, you must submit a complete ApplicationPackage which includes:1. Your **resume** showing work schedule, hours worked per week,dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) ofemployment and duties performed.It is highly suggested that applicants address the General andSpecialized Experience required of the position within their resumeor on a separate document. All information provided during theapplication process will be verified. **Failure to address allGeneral and Specialized Experience requirements may result innon-selection for an interview.**#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:Education must be accredited by an accrediting institutionrecognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to becredited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only theattendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accreditinginstitutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in thisvacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or mayaffect the overall rating.- Benefits--------A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with acomprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and yourfamily will have access to a range of benefits that are designed tomake your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federalbenefits.Review our benefitsEligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you holdand whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specificbenefits offered.- How to Apply------------To apply for this position, you must complete the onlineapplication/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentationspecified in the Required Documents section below. To view theOccupational Questionnaire, click the following link: complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST)on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.To begin, click **Apply** to access the online application. You willneed to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do nothave a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginningthe application.Follow the prompts to **select your resume and/or other supportingdocuments** to be included with your application package. You willhave the opportunity to upload additional documents to include inyour application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents maytake several hours to clear the virus scan process.After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package,complete the Include Personal Information section as you deemappropriate and **click to continue with the applicationprocess**.You will be taken to the online application which you must completein order to apply for the position. Complete the online application,verify the required documentation is included with your applicationpackage, and submit the application.To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBSaccount ( all of yourapplications will appear on the Welcome screen. The ApplicationStatus will appear along with the date your application was lastupdated. For information on what each Application Status means,visit: Agency contact information### Cara MacVane##### Phone(207) ###-######### Fax(207) ###-######### AddressME 101st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron105 Maineiac AveBangor, ME 04401USLearn more about this agency### Next stepsOnce your online application is submitted you will receive aconfirmation notification by email. Your application will beevaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine youreligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, youwill receive another notification regarding the status of yourapplication.- Fair & Transparent------------------The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.Please read the following guidance.### Equal Employment Opportunity PolicyThe United States Government does not discriminate in employment onthe basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy andgender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexualorientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parentalstatus, military service, or other non-merit factor.- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & jobapplicants### Reasonable Accommodation PolicyFederal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicantswith disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonableaccommodation for any part of the application process should followthe instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any partof the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact thehiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonableaccommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the workenvironment, or the way things are usually done that enables anindividual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job dutiesor receive equal access to job benefits.Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must providereasonable accommodations when:- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have anequal opportunity to apply for a job.- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to performthe essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receiveequal access to benefits, such as details, training, andoffice-sponsored events.You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during theapplication or hiring process or while on the job. Requests areconsidered on a case-by-case basis.Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodationsor how to contact an agency.#### Legal and regulatory guidance- Financial suitability- Social security number request- Privacy Act- Signature and false statements- Selective Service- New employee probationary periodThis job originated on For the full announcement and toapply, visit Only resumessubmitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listedat will be considered.

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