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Army National Guard Units AIRCRAFT MECHANIC (Title 32) in Peoria, Illinois

Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT MECHANIC (Title 32), Position Description Number D1063000 and is part of the IL AASF 3, National Guard. Responsibilities As a AIRCRAFT MECHANIC (Title 32), 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 in training of supported aviation unit personnel. Major Duties - This is NOT an all-inclusive list: Manage, monitor, and/or perform overall maintenance, servicing, inspections, and documentation for one or more highly technical, high performance military aircraft. Perform operational tests of aircraft systems and components. Provide technical guidance and assistance to flight crews regarding observed discrepancies, experience in-flight characteristics, and system malfunctions. Perform preflight, thru flight, and post-flight inspections and scheduled or unscheduled maintenance. Perform work in complex conditions under time and/or mission constraints to include all weather and night operations. Diagnose and solve malfunctions of aircraft systems and components by utilizing a wide variety of complex, computerized and/or non-computerized diagnostic test equipment. Serve as a technical authority to identify and advise on requirements for airframe, mechanical, electrical/environmental, avionics, engine, and pneudraulic repairs on assigned aircraft. Launch, recover, park, and service aircraft. Oversee and perform installation of equipment for special missions. Observe and inspect performance of other workers to insure compliance with applicable technical publications, directives, and local policy. Perform in-process and final inspection of other's work on assigned aircraft and components. Prepare for and participate in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization, and support exercises. Control and perform work assignments based upon priorities, workload, availability of parts, facilities, material, and personnel. Provide training in techniques of repair and maintenance of aircraft and related equipment. Work with, coordinate, and oversee the work of lower graded aircraft mechanics and certify their work. Participate in mission preparation and recovery operations. Requirements Conditions of Employment As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the agency, if after November 22. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement. 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. Recruitment and relocation incentives may be available for this position. PCS expenses may be authorized. Qualifications Military Grades: Enlisted Only - Not to exceed the rank of E-8 GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess experience or training which includes the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories, and components, and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications; and experience in the use of hand tools and test equipment. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: WG-12 Level- Must possess specialized experience which includesat 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. 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Verbiage displayed on your resume or application must contain your own words. You may refer to position descriptions, i.e. the general and specialized experience located within the vacancy announcement, to assist with describing work experiences; however, resumes or applications received in verbatim will not be considered. In your resume you will need to address the general and specialized experience listed below. Please use as much detail as needed, giving dates (months and years) of the experience, position title and how the experience was gained. This information is needed to determine if you are qualified for the position. Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone. No substitution of education for experience is permitted for this occupational series and grade. Additional Information 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 (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx). 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. If you need extra information regarding Federal Resumes, you should consider the additional resources provided on IL HRO Staffing's Page: https://states.gkoportal.ng.mil/states/IL/fed_staff/hro/TechStaffing/Federal%20Resume%20Workshop/Home.aspx

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