NEWS | Oct. 1, 2020

Tactical Aircraft Mechanic

192d AMXS

ANNOUNCEMENT # 20-01-07 AF
POSITION TITLE: Tactical Aircraft Mechanic
GRADE: A1C/E-3 NTE MSGT/E-7
AFSC: Any
LOCATION: Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA
UNIT: 192d AMXS
OPENING DATE: 1 October 2020
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

WHO MAY APPLY:
Open to all members of the Virginia Air National Guard, or who are eligible to become members of the Virginia Air National Guard. Cross-training authorized; members must be able to obtain 2A3X7 AFSC within two years of appointment. See the “Special Information” section for further details on hiring preferences and requirements. A1C/E-3 NTE MSGT/E-7 (NATIONWIDE)

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Must meet all selection criteria IAW ANGI 36-101, Chapter 5, AFI 36-2905, AFI 48-123.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs inspections, functional checks, and preventive maintenance on aircraft to include periodic, phase, hourly, preflight, post flight, calendar, thru-flight, and special inspections such as fuel contamination, emergency equipment, and oil sampling. Inspects and performs functional checks such as landing gear retraction and operation checks on hydraulic, electrical, pressurization, lubrication, de-icing, vacuum, induction, and exhaust systems. Installs equipment such as external tanks, tow reels, hoists, and pylons. Troubleshoots and performs unscheduled maintenance on assigned and transient aircraft, utilizing various gauges, meters, measuring devices and other related test equipment. Performs major adjustments and alignments of aircraft systems or components and assists specialists as required. Removes and replaces aircraft components such as control surfaces, engines, constant speed drive, engine mounted gear boxes, wing fuel tanks or cells, landing gear mechanisms, wheels, brakes and tires. Services oil, fluid, fuel, hydraulic, and oxygen systems. Adjusts and maintains installed equipment such as tow targets, hydraulic reels, and drive assemblies. Removes and replaces working or inoperative parts and elements. Performs operator maintenance on aircraft installed auxiliary power units. Tows, taxies, parks, and moors assigned and transient aircraft. Meets and debriefs the aircrew on the status of the aircraft. Launches and recovers assigned and transient aircraft to include those on alert status. Performs end-of-runway inspections prior to take-off. Inspects for conditions such as oil, fuel and hydraulic leaks; damaged tires; and loose panels which would make the aircraft unsafe for flight. May be required to perform user and organizational level maintenance on assigned support equipment, including inspection, repair, modification, and corrosion prevention. Inventories, controls, stores and repairs 780 equipment. Accomplishes and reviews Non-powered AGE and 780 equipment records relating to assigned equipment. Provides data for aircraft maintenance historical records, complete maintenance data collection, man-hour accounting, and other forms as required. Assists the aircraft maintenance supply function in identifying parts and stock numbers and obtaining necessary parts and tools to perform assigned duties. Instructs, directs, and assigns maintenance repair tasks to drill status guard members. Observes work and ensures compliance with standard procedures and applicable technical publications. Directs work of co-workers in accomplishment of above tasks and other duties as assigned.

SPECIAL INFORMATION
1.Except for mobilization or other emergency, member accepted for tour will not be subject to permanent change of duty location without his/her consent. Retention in the program will be subject to continued satisfactory performance as determined by the supervisor and/or commander.
2.Individuals selected for AGR tours must meet the Preventative Health Assessment(PHA)/physical qualifications outlined in AFI 48-123, Medical Examination and Standards. They must also be current in all Individual Medical Readiness (IMR) requirements to include immunizations. RCPHA/PHA and dental must be conducted not more than 12 months prior to entry on AGR duty and an HIV test must be completed not more than six months prior to the start date of the AGR tour.
3.IAW ANGI 36-101, para 5.5. AGR Airmen are subject to the provisions of ANGI 10-248, Air National Guard (ANG) Fitness Program until superseded by AFI 36-2905, Fitness Program. Airmen must meet the minimum requirements for each fitness component in addition to scoring an overall composite of 75 or higher for entry into the AGR program. For members with a documented DLC which prohibits them from performing one or more components of the Fitness Assessment, an overall "Pass" rating is required.
4.Existing ANG promotion policies apply and grade ceilings established by ANGI 36-101.
5.At the option of supervisor/nominating official, applicants are subject to personal interview upon notification of time and place. Necessary travel is at applicant’s expense.
6.Airmen who voluntarily resigned from the AGR Program in lieu of adverse personnel actions, or who have been involuntarily separated from the AGR Program are not eligible to reenter the program.
7.All notifications of selection are conditional until verification of security clearance, medical clearance and HRO approval.
8.Perform other duties as assigned.9.Previous 5- or 7-level fighter aircraft maintenance experience/qualifications preferred.10.Cross-training authorized. Members who do not already hold the 2A3X7 AFSC must obtain AFSC within two years of appointment.
11.This is a one-time occasional tour. Position is contingent on the availability of NGB funding.
12.PCS authorized

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Interested applicants must submit the following documents in ONE SINGLE PDF package (you can use the adobe portfolio function). INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED.
1.Completed NGB Form 34-1, Application for Active Guard/Reserve (AGR) Positionhttps://www.ngbpmc.ng.mil/Forms/NGB-Forms/
2.Current Report of Individual Personnel (RIP)/Records Review, dated within last 30 days(Go to vMPF, select “Self Service Actions”, select “View/Print All Pages”, then print aspdf).
3.Current Individual Fitness Report from the Fitness Management System
4.Current Point Credit Accounting Report System (PCARS) (in vMPF select “SelfService Actions” link, then select “Personal Data”, select “ANG/USAFR Point CreditSummary Inquiry (PCARS)" and then finally select “View All” to print as pdf); if ActiveDuty submit the equivalent form of an AF 1613 or Statement of Service
5.Current EPR; if you do not have one, need a letter of recommendation or performancefrom the military command. (Or service equivalent evaluation)
6.Branch equivalent documents authorized.

EEO POLICY STATEMENT: Consideration for this position will be without regard to sex, age, handicap (except where required by military regulations), race, color, national origin, religion, lawful political affiliation or membership/non-membership in an employee organization.

Submit applications directly to 192 SS/FSF-HR, 165 Sweeney Blvd, Suite 206, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia 23665 or by email: Va_ANGJobs@us.af.mil; kristen.powers@us.af.mil; tunisia.stephens@us.af.mil; nichelle.k.hackney.mil@mail.mil.
POC FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: MSgt Nichelle Hackney at nichelle.k.hackney.mil@mail.mil, and CW4 D’Juana Goodwin at djuana.l.goodwin.mil@mail.mil.