at Air National Guard Units in Peoria, Illinois, United States

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Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT ENGINE MECHANIC (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D1636000 and is part of the IL 182 AW, National Guard. Responsibilities As a AIRCRAFT ENGINE MECHANIC (TITLE 32), WG-8602-5/8/10, you will maintain, troubleshoot, remove, repair, install, certify, test, and perform operational checks on turboprop engines, propellers, and associated propulsion system components. Major Duties – This is NOT an all-inclusive list: Remove, install, certify, repair, modify, overhaul, and install turboprop engines, reduction gear boxes, turbine modules, compressor modules, auxiliary power units, propellers and related propeller components as required. Perform maintenance on all propulsion systems including troubleshooting and diagnosing defects, certifying, conducting bench checks, performing in-shop and on-equipment repairs and overhauls. Clean and inspect engine and propeller component parts such as turbines, gearboxes, blades, gears, bearings, etc. Solve all types of maintenance problems and perform bench checks and test engine and propeller assemblies for serviceability. Perform operational checks of installed propellers, engines, auxiliary power units, and subsystems during aircraft maintenance ground runs in accordance with approved checklists. Employ test equipment such as computer borescope, fuel pressure gauges, air pressure gauges, and alignment fixtures. Interpret certification findings and determine adequacy of corrective action. Certify installed and repaired engines for compliance with technical publications. Operate, certify, and maintain computerized engine test/trim automated systems on the engine test cell. Evaluate, identify, and correct problems on propeller and engine components causing vibration and impending failure. Remove engines and propellers from test stands and prepare units for aircraft installation or storage. Accomplish operator maintenance on the aircraft and engine sound suppresser facility, test stands and various pieces of ground equipment. Perform aircraft full power runs and complete engine and propeller efficiency checks. Maintain bench stock, parts, and equipment. Provide on-the-job training for assigned personnel. Advise supervisor of the experience and skill levels of assigned personnel. Prepare for and participate in various types of readiness evaluations. Requirements Conditions of Employment 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. Qualifications AREA OF CONSIDERATION: The areas of considerations for this position, Title 32 Excepted Service (32 U.S. Code ? 709), will be in the following manner and sequence: The FIRST area of consideration for this position will be all excepted permanent and indefinite temporary technicians within the ILNG. The SECOND area of consideration will be all current Federal Employees. The THIRD area of consideration will be all Federal re-employment eligible. The FOURTH area of consideration will be applicants willing to become T32 Dual Status Technicians and gain ILNG membership. The FIFTH area of consideration will U.S. Citizens. Military Grades: Enlisted – May not exceed the rank of E7. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess experience or training that has provided the ability to perform assembly and disassembly operations and make prescribed modifications to aircraft engines, engine assemblies, and accessories in accordance with technical specifications, procedures and requirements; and experience using hand and power tools common to the trade. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: WG-10 Level – Must possess specialized experience, which includes 18 months experience or training performing standard, routine assembly and disassembly operations and making prescribed modifications to aircraft engines, engine assemblies, and accessories; experience or training performing maintenance overhaul, troubleshooting, testing, and repair of aircraft engines, engine components, and power trains for fixed and/or rotary wing aircraft; experience determining maintenance needed from work orders, inspection reports, historical record, and by own diagnosis. WG-08 Level – Must possess specialized experience, which includes 12 months experience or training removing and installing components and accessories with detailed guidance; experience in following detailed instructions in making minor repairs and modifications to aircraft engines, subassemblies and components. WG-05 Level – Must possess specialized experience, which includes 6 months experience using common hand tools in making repetitive mechanical repairs under close supervision; experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the simpler and routine duties of the trade. In order to be considered qualified, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in Federal service. 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 (Register | Selective Service System : Selective Service System ( 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 are needing some extra information regarding Federal Resumes, you should consider the additional

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Job Posting: JC229848521

Posted On: Dec 05, 2022

Updated On: Sep 27, 2023

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