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Summary This National Guard position is for a POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC (SMALL SHOP CHIEF), Position Description Number D1278000 and is part of the OH AASF 1, Ohio Army National Guard. The purpose of this position is to serve as a Small Shop Chief (SSC) with the responsibility for the overall operations of a small shop Responsibilities As a POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC (SMALL SHOP CHIEF), WG-5378-11, you will perform the following duties: 1. Serves as a Small Shop Chief performing all of the following tasks: a. Plans and lays out work to be accomplished in the shop which is then completed by the individual and lower graded worker(s). b. Possesses the knowledge and skills found at the journeyman level as well as those required for planning, accomplishing and maintaining a functional shop maintenance program. c. Independently determines appropriate maintenance procedures such as how and when the work should be accomplished. Estimates manpower, equipment and material requirements. d. Devises and maintains all program plans and records, is skilled in surveillance and troubleshooting techniques, and is able to determine maintenance/repair procedures needed without benefit of technical supervisory guidance. e. Plans, organizes and directs shop maintenance programs/procedures under general supervision. f. Determines approaches, methods and courses of action required to accomplish the mission of the shop in an effective and efficient manner. g. May provide recommendations and input to the supervisor concerning personnel actions such as performance appraisals, awards, position description changes, disciplinary actions, leave, etc. 2. Performs the same type and level of work as performed within the unit. 3. Implements safety regulatory requirements. Ensures that other workers in the shop wear appropriate safety equipment and follow pertinent safety precautions. 4. Participates in various types of readiness preparations, inspections, evaluations, and mobilization and command support exercises. Performs additional duties such as structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operation, maintenance of facilities and equipment. May serve as a member of a team to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies. 5. Performs other duties as assigned. The above duty description does not contain all details of the official position description. A copy of the entire position description can be found on FASCLASS by searching the position description (PD#:D1278000). Requirements Conditions of Employment Ohio Army National Guard Membership is required, Position is open to current on-board federal technicians within the Ohio Army National Guard AASF #1. 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. MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Ohio Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact an Ohio Army National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. Military Grades: E-5 to E-8 Compatible Military Assignments: 15, 91, 92A, 92F, 92Y, 94E, 94R Other Requirements - For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed. Qualifications GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training which demonstrates the knowledge of mechanical maintenance work; ability to read and use technical manuals, illustrations, diagrams and schematics, and skill in the use of equipment and hand tools used in troubleshooting, testing and repairing equipment. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: 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. Education Additional Information If serving under an incentive contract, termination of that incentive(s) will occur effective one day prior to your AGR, Permanent Military Technician, or Indefinite Military Technician start date. Temporary Military Technicians will have their incentive terminated if their tour exceeds 179 days in a continuous 12-month period.* If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.