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 QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D1818000 and is part of the IL 182 AW, National Guard. Responsibilities As a QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST (TITLE 32), GS-1910-11, you will establish and execute a planned systematic approach of quality assurance for all areas of aircraft maintenance, designed to provide the maintenance managers confidence that aircraft, aircraft systems, munitions, equipment, products or supporting processes conform to technical, safety, work load and customer requirements. Major Duties – This is NOT an all-inclusive list: Utilize a comprehensive knowledge and ability to interpret Air Force Instructions, Technical Orders, engineering drawings, product specifications, Air Force Occupational and Health (AFOSH) and environmental standards, public law, and locally developed policy. Evaluate and assess complex systems, subsystems, integrated systems/subsystems, or components for conformance to applicable technical data, engineering drawings, standards and specifications. Establish and develop performance checklists and metrics in coordination with the Quality Assurance Supervisor. Review all Operating Instructions (OIs) to ensure locally published instructions are technically accurate, complete and consistent with Air Force (AF) and Major Command (MAJCOM) policy. Administer, evaluate, and coordinate a comprehensive quality assurance, maintenance standardization, and inspection program for all areas of the maintenance organization, all maintenance disciplines, job series and Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSCs). Execute the evaluation program and accumulate data using Inspection and Evaluation techniques such as Task Evaluations, Quality Verification Inspections, Special Inspections, Personnel Evaluations and Management Inspections. Ensure metrics are established and monitored to assess key result areas for successful mission accomplishment including, but not limited to, items where non-compliance would affect system reliability or result in serious injury, loss of life, excessive cost, or litigation. Monitor and assess the organization’s quality program and elements of the program to gauge compliance with directives and established processes. Identify deficiencies, implement corrective measures, and improve processes to enhance mission effectiveness and efficiency. Utilize data collection techniques and procedures for evaluation, inspection, and audit programs, evaluate the results and determine the appropriate and effective method and format for presentation to higher-level management. Perform statistical analysis (e.g. normal distribution, averages, means, standard deviations, trending, root cause analysis, etc.) using standard statistical quality control methods. Manage an array of related databases and spreadsheets to capture and catalog data elements for trending, cross-tell, and benchmarking. Investigate major problem areas, identify causes of problems, coordinate corrective action and when required, follow up on action taken to determine effectiveness. Collaborate with the Maintenance Group Commander, Maintenance Squadron Commanders, and Quality Assurance Supervisor to plan, develop, implement, inspect, and report numerous critical compliance issues and review the Configuration Management (CM) programs. Serve as the Aircraft Weight and Balance program manager utilizing complex computer based programs, data bases, electronic weighing apparatus, and integrated weight and balance computers for the Wing to maintain strict accounting of aircraft weight and balance for safe flight operations. Manage the unit aircraft and equipment impoundment program by thorough investigation of aircraft or equipment anomalies that generated the impoundment. Serve as a technical consultant to production area managers on issues related to quality, military specification and international quality standards such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO9000) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) etc. Develop procedures for acceptance inspections to determine equipment condition and adequacy of depot or contract maintenance. Serve as the authority for determining applicability of Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO) and One Time Inspections (OTI). Review and determine the applicability, completeness and accuracy of TCTOs and OTIs to unit maintained equipment, notify the Maintenance Operations Center (MOC), and monitor expended man-hours and the quality of unit compliance actions. Coordinate requests for approval and use of locally designed tools or equipment that carry loads, change torque, or present potential damage to government resources. Execute a Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP) to monitor Contractor Logistic Support (CLS) aircraft or Contract Field Team (CFT). Manage and conduct quality verification inspections and surveillance inspections of conventional weapons systems and components. Requirements Conditions of Employment AFSC: Open to 2AXXX, 2RXXX, or 2WXXX To ensure compliance with an applicable nationwide preliminary injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, our agency will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement for Federal Employees. Our agency may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. 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. This position is 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; overtime may be required. May be required to work shift work. 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. Military Grades: Enlisted Only – Minimum Rank TSgt – Maximum Rank MSgt. * AFSC: Open to 2AXXX, 2RXXX, or 2WXXX * GENERAL EXPERIENCE: MUST possess experience, education, or training involving planning, developing, or administering quality assurance programs (i.e., supporting the development, acquisition, production, use, maintenance, storage, and supply of products concerned with the systematic prevention of defects and non-conformances, the identification of unsatisfactory trends and conditions, and the correction of factors which may contribute t

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Job Posting: JC239455531

Posted On: May 04, 2023

Updated On: Jun 12, 2023

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