Army National Guard Units | Johnstown, PA

Posted Date 3/25/2020


This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT MECHANIC, Position Description Number D1063000 and is part of the PA Army Aviation Support Facility 2, National Guard.

1 or more Position(s) may be hired against this Announcement.

As an Aircraft Mechanic, WG-8852-12, you will manage, monitor or perform overall maintenance, servicing, inspections and documentation for one or more highly technical, high performance military aircraft. Ensure Unit Level Logistics-Aviation (ULLS-A) and other aircraft documentation accurately reflects status and airworthiness of assigned aircraft. Clear Red X status symbols on aircraft forms for work performed by others. Plan, develop and conduct proficiency training during the technician work week to a multi-faceted workforce comprised of Full Time Support (FTS) and supported unit personnel. Prepare for and participate in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and support exercises. Comply with safety, fire, security, environmental, and housekeeping regulations. Ensure material and equipment are properly and safely maintained and protected. Perform other duties as assigned.

This is a Dual Status Excepted Service Technician position in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.

Bargaining Position
Category 1: Qualified, currently employed Title 32 Federal Technicians working at the location specified in the job announcement.
Category 2: Qualified, currently employed Title 32 Federal Technicians of the Pennsylvania National Guard. (Army and/or Air)
Category 3: Qualified, currently employed Federal Employees (T5) or Federal Technicians (T32) within the Pennsylvania National Guard (Army and/or Air).

Military Grades:
Enlisted: E1 - E9

-Individual(s) nominated must successfully complete a baseline initial employment physical examination in accordance with 5 CFR, Part 339 and Technician Personnel Regulation TPR 335.

Supervisor for this position is CW3 Ezykowsky.

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. Must be skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipment

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Application must indicate at least 18 months of 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES: Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the nominating supervisor based on the following competencies considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

- Knowledge of aircraft systems and components in electrical, fuel, hydraulic, environmental and mechanical principles.

- Knowledge and understanding of technical orders, maintenance regulations and management operating procedures.

- Skill to do diversified work with tools and equipment, requiring extreme caution in maintaining close dimensions.

- Ability to diagnose trouble and determine remedy where overall knowledge of all systems of aircraft is required.

- Ability to inspect aircraft, determines mechanical deficiencies, and analyzes results.

- Ability to interpret instructional material, schematics, and specifications for complex mechanical problems on assigned aircraft.

QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicant's record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.

SPECIAL NOTE: Per the Labor Relations Management Agreement if there are more than 15 qualified applicants for each position, by category, a KSA board will be convened in accordance with Section 17.8 of the LMRA.


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