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AIRCRAFT WORKER


  • Duties
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    This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT WORKER, Position Description Number D0487000and is part of AASF 1, Nebraska Army National Guard.

    The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is a Title 32 excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. 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.

    FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY TO JOIN THE NEBRASKA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD PLEASE CONTACT THE LOCAL RECRUITING OFFICE AT 402-309-7458.

    OPEN AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: AREA 1 and 2

    DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:
    AREA 1: Current permanent and indefinite technicians of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard; and current Title 5 employees of the Nebraska Military Department who are military members of the Nebraska National Guard.
    AREA 2: All Drill Status/M-Day members and temporary technicians of the Nebraska Air or Army National Guard.
    AREA 3: Current military service members who are willing and eligible to become members of the Nebraska Air or Army National Guard.
    AREA 4: All qualified candidates eligible and willing to become a member of the Nebraska National Air or Army National Guard prior to the effective date of hire.

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    Responsibilities

    As a AIRCRAFT WORKER, WG-8852-5/8, duties include:

    (1) Accomplishes a variety of repairs on military aircraft. Assists with repair work to include removing, cleaning, reinstalling or replacing defective parts, accessories and components such as worn gaskets, couplings, fittings, bad actuators, accumulators, and gauges, sections of corroded fuel and oil lines, worn cable pulleys, frayed spark plug cables, and burned-out landing lights. Makes adjustments and settings such as, seat travel , seat installation, and other accessory installation. Locates worn, dirty or poorly adjusted parts or components through visual check. Uses common hand tools such as pliers, wrenches, screwdrivers to complete repair work.

    (2) Services aircraft with oil, de-icing fluid, fuel, etc. Is the primary technician operating the fuel dispensing equipment. Refuels aircraft, performs quality surveillance tests on aviation fuel, operates equipment transferring and/or circulating jet turbine fuel, performs equipment maintenance, fills fuel trucks, and otherwise prepares to provide refueling service for the day. Maintains daily and monthly fuel accountability records

    (3) Assists a higher grade mechanic in completing more complicated and detailed repair work. This would include removing and installing engines, rotor heads, transmissions, etc. Assists in making adjustments to controls, cable riggings, rudder pedals, etc. Assists Powered Support Systems mechanic with servicing and repairing all ground support equipment.

    (4) Assists in performing functional checks and preventive maintenance on aircraft to include daily inspections, pre and post flight checks, fuel contamination checks, oil sampling, etc. Inspects for oil, fuel or hydraulic leaks, cut or broke lines, loose panels, etc.Launches and recovers aircraft.

    (5) May be required to perform such additional duties as fire inspections, spill response, snow removal, etc.

    (6) Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required
    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status
    No

    Promotion Potential
    8

  • Job family (Series)
    8852 Aircraft Mechanic

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    • Aircraft Service Technicians


  • Requirements
    Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Military membership in the Nebraska National Guard Membership is required.
    • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
    • Obtain/maintain the level of security clearance/background check required
    • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
    • Direct Deposit is mandatory
    • Individuals with military incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment.

    Qualifications
    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 Nebraska Army National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

    Military Grades: Maximum: E6; Minimum: E1; Military Grade inversion within the full time work forces is not permitted. The military grade of the full time supervisor must equal or exceed the military grade of the personnel supervised.

    Compatible Military Assignments: CMF 15, 91, 92, 94

    Individual does not have to be currently assigned to one of these career fields ot be considered for this position; however compatibility requirements must be met prior to appointment to the position. Selectee has 24 months to become qualified in a compatible military assignment.

    Security Clearance/Background Check requirements:
    In order to comply with US DOD requirements and ensure the safety and security of the missions, programs, property and personnel of the Nebraska Military Department, employees must obtain the appropriate background investigation and maintain the level of security clearance assigned to their respective work.

    Failure to obtain, within one year of appointment, and maintain the designated type of security clearance/background check required for the respective work may result in a job offer being rescinded, separations of employment, or other actions as may be deemed in the best interest of the agency.

    Prior to appointment individuals must meet the security clearance requirements for the position or submit the required documents of the Nebraska National Guard, Personnel Security Manager for processing the appropriate investigation. Required forms: SF86, PSIP Initiation Form, Fingerprints, OF306 and Application/Resume.

    Nebraska National Guard Personnel Security Manager - [email protected]; 402-309-8145.

    GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience or training that has provided the candidate with the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories, and components, and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications on the type of aircraft flown by the AASF. Must be skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipment.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : WG-05 - 6 Months experience in the use of common hand tools in making repetitive mechanical repairs under close supervision. Experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the simpler and routine duties of the trade.
    WG-08 - 12 months experience in the use of common hand tools to make mechanical repairs. Experience removing and installing aircraft parts, components and accessories with detailed guidance. Experience in following detailed instructions in making routine, reoccurring repairs and modifications to aircraft parts, subassemblies and components, e.g. such as jacking and leveling aircraft, installing and adjusting engines, landing gear assemblies, instrument panels, and flight control systems.

    Education

    Education:
    There is no substitution of education for this position.

    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 .

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    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. Your answers to the assessment questionnaire will be verified against information provided in your resume and other supporting documentation. Be sure that your resume clearly supports your responses to all the questions addressing experience and education relevant to this position.

    In describing your experience, please be clear and specific, we will not make assumptions regarding your experience. If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications or experiences, your rating will be adjusted or you may be excluded from consideration for this position.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated against general and specialized experience under the "Qualifications" section and against the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    Aircraft Maintenance, Attention to Detail, and Technical Problem Solving

    To preview the assessment questionnaire, please use the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10176327

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Public Trust - Background Investigation

  • Required Documents
    Help Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed.
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    2. Other supporting documents (optional)
    • Cover Letter
    • DD-214
    • Other
    • Other Veterans Document
    • SF-50
    • Transcript


    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits
    Help Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    Help How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

    A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

    To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

    Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

    After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

    You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account ( https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login ), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/ .

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    Agency contact information John Winterfeld

    Phone
    (402) 309-8186
    Email
    [email protected]

    Address

    NE AASF 1
    2601 NW 25th Street
    Lincoln, NE
    US

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    Next steps

    Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

    Qualified candidates will be referred to the selecting official in the following order:
    1. Fully qualified Area 1 applicants
    2. Fully qualified Area 2 applicants
    4. Trainees

    INDIVIDUAL SELECTED AS A WG-05 TRAINEE MAY BE PROMOTED TO WG-08 UPON COMPLETION OF THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS: (1) 6 MONTHS IN POSITION AND COMPLETION OF AN INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN (2) COMPLETION OF A CLASSIFICATION REVIEW. INDIVIDUAL MAY BE PROMOTED WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION WHEN QUALIFIED AND RECOMMENDED BY THE SELECTING OFFICIAL; HOWEVER PROMOTION IS NOT GUARANTEED.

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    Fair & Transparent
    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
    Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

    Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
    • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.


    You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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    • Financial suitability
    • Social security number request
    • Privacy Act
    • Signature and false statements
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period



This job originated on www.usajobs.gov . For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/495620500 . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Company
Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5)
Posted
04/06/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Lincoln, Nebraska, US