Army National Guard Units
Saint Cloud, MN
United States
Job Description
Summary THIS IS AN ARMY NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION UNIT: AASF #2 LOCATION: St Cloud SELECTING OFFICIAL: SFC Cody Gallmeier (651) 282-4536 ARMY NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED Responsibilities Major Duties: This is not an all-inclusive list A AIRCRAFT MECHANIC, WG-8852-10/11, (1) Accomplishes complete checkout of the total aircraft and troubleshoots all systems. This includes monitoring and performing periodic and special inspections and defueling and servicing operations. Conducts ground functional tests of all aircraft systems, including turbine and piston engines, and rigs and adjusts flight controls, fuel controls and related engine components prior to and during flight tests. Is authorized to and performs start and run-up of rotary wing and/or fixed wind aircraft to perform operational tests using aircraft engine power as authorized and required. Accompanies pilot during flight to locate discrepancies that are not evident during ground operation. Certifies that inspection, maintenance and repairs have been accomplished within prescribed parameters. Diagnoses written and verbal pilot comments regarding deficiencies in aircraft performance. Operationally checks, troubleshoots and repairs aircraft systems associated mechanisms by connecting, adjusting and operating test equipment. Documents deficiencies, malfunctions and repair required to return the aircraft to serviceable condition. Accomplishes repairs and modifications or coordinates maintenance action of appropriate specialists (e.g., avionics, sheet metal, etc.) together with documentation. Performs authorized major modifications within assigned functional area as required. Assigns and directs the work of one or more subordinate Aircraft Mechanics and coordinates such work as sheet metal, avionics, engine, prop and rotor, etc., which is performed by allied shops specialists. (2) May spend up to 20 percent of the time performing on-the-job training. Required to serve, as requested, on Maintenance Assistance and Instruction Teams (MAIT) and CONTACT teams throughout the supported area. Participates in conducting the necessary safety program for the maintenance function. Performs such travel as may be required in the accomplishment of assigned duties and the organizational mission. (3) May assist authorized firefighters in the performance of fire/crash rescue duties on an as needed basis. Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Minnesota 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. Applicants who are not currently a member of the MN National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. May be required to successfully complete a probationary period. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position. Most MNNG position are covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position. May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours. Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission. MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: Upon selection, individuals will undergo a background check to validate suitability for employment with the federal government as permitted by law, regulation, Presidential order or other authority. Suitability is dependent upon the particular requirements for security clearance, sensitivity level, and DOD IT network access. Items checked include, but are not limited to all criminal history record information, employment history, education and fiscal accountability/responsibility. The individual selected must be assigned to a compatible military position and must also maintain satisfactory membership in the Minnesota Army National Guard. Qualifications MILITARY GRADES: ENLISTED (E1-E7) Failure to obtain a compatible MOS may result in termination of employment. GENERAL AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS:WG-09 and Above - 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. Education EDUCATION: N/A You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position. Additional Information REMARKS: No PCS available. Position will not be filled until current incumbent vacates. Sensitivity Level 2. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory. - Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service. Acceptance of a Technician position may result in the termination of your Selected Reserve bonus. To view ALL MN National Guard Vacancies, go to: IMPORTANT NOTES: Should a position be announced at less than the authorized grade, the selected applicant may be non-competitively promoted when he/she meets all qualifications and is submitted for promotion by the supervisor. IAW NGR 600-25 AND AFI 36-101, grade inversion within the full-time workforce is not permitted. Males applicants born after 31 December 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service System in compliance with the Defense Authorization Act of 1986, Section 1622 ( This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible MOS in the Minnesota Army National Guard and wear of the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently enlisted in the Minnesota Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment. For enlistment/appointment criteria, consult The Minnesota Department of Military Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for the position without discrimination for any non-merit reason(s) such as age, race, religion, gender, ethnic origin or non-disqualifying disability. Pre-selection is not only counter-productive to effective recruitment and placement, but also violates The Merit Placement Principles and will not be tolerated. f you have information or questions regarding this issue, please contact the Equal Employment Manager at 651-282-4472 or 651-282-4078.