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National Guard & Reserves
Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.
Clarification from the agency
In order to be eligible for this position you must currently be an Enlisted Member (E-1/AB - E-7/MSgt) in the Virginia Air National Guard OR Not Currently in the Virginia Air National Guard but you must be willing and eligible to immediately Join the Virginia Air National Guard at one of those military ranks.
POSITION IS CONTNGENT UPON FUNDING
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a Ordnance Equipment Mechanic (Title 32), Position Description Number D0325000 and is part of the VA 192 MAI SQ, National Guard.
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As an Ordnance Equipment Mechanic (Title 32), WG-6641-10, you will perform the following duties:
- Missile Maintenance: Maintains and repairs assigned missiles. Conducts operational tests using special purpose test equipment and precision measurement devices. Analyzes varying forms of data from different sources of test equipment and isolates system component malfunctions by visual observation or use of electronic, pneumatic, and pneudraulic test equipment.
- Missile Test Equipment: Operates, repairs, maintains and calibrates missile test equipment. Performs system analysis of mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic and pneudraulic test equipment under actual or simulated conditions to determine operational status.
- Munitions Storage: Receives, assembles, issues, identifies, inspects and stores conventional aerospace munitions such as bombs, ammunition, starter cartridges, flares, egress munitions, etc.
- Munitions Supply (FK): Operates Combat Ammunition System (CAS B) in accordance with applicable
regulations and manuals. Maintains document files and accountable records. Manages the excess
serviceable/unserviceable munitions program.
- Monitors stock levels to insure adequate munitions are on hand to support mission requirements, War Reserve Material (WRM), and wartime consumable distribution objects (WCDO).
- authority accountable. Determines the status of munitions which have been restricted or suspended from use. Provides immediate oral and written notice to all users of the affected items.
- Inspects, maintains, repairs, and reconditions conventional munitions, containers, and munitions maintenance handling equipment (MMHE). Performs periodic, special, pre-use and returned munitions inspections. Inspect munitions and subassemblies for evidence or exudation, corrosion, rust, dents, burrs, scratches, cracks, broken or bent parts and check components for TCTOs. Removes dirt, rust and corrosion from metal parts with components and solvents, to include use of special tools, portable powered sanders and sand blasters. Uses lubricants and preservatives, applies metal finishes or paints munition items using conventional brushes and paint spray equipment. Paints and stencils munitions as required.
- Links and repositions ammunition by operating electrical or manual machines and inspecting for defects such as short or long rounds, corrosion and dented cases, and removes unserviceable rounds. Prepares bombs for loading by adjusting or installing fuzes, boosters, delay elements and signal devices. Adjusts, inserts and removes cartridges and squibs from explosive components. Works with and installs laser, infrared, and electro-optical guidance and control systems with explosive items. Installs fin and fuze control wiring as required for operation. Performs safety and electrical continuity inspections on electrically actuated explosives and propellants. Tags munitions for quantity, serviceability, and identification. Loads munitions onto trailers and delivers to aircraft loading areas or other maintenance shops. May be required to preload missiles on launchers.
- Performs duties in compliance with established safety, security, and housekeeping regulations. Coordinates with various base activities concerning missile security, handling, and utilization.
- As required, serves as OJT trainer giving instructions and explaining proper munitions handling methods and procedures. Trains assigned drill status guard members in FK procedures.
- Prepares for and participates in ORI, IG and UE inspections, as well as command support exercises. May be required to perform additional duties such as structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operator, maintenance of facility and equipment, or serve on a natural disasters or civil emergencies team.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
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.
NOTE:Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume.
WHO CAN APPLY:
GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-1/AB - E-7/MSgt) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Air National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Air National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-1/AB - E-7/MSgt), regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.
GROUP III - Individuals eligible for membership in the Virginia Air National Guard.
Military Grades: Enlisted Personnel (E-1/AB - E-7/MSgt)
Compatible Military Assignments: 2W0x1
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training which has provided the candidate with the knowledge and application of mechanical and electrical principles and the skill to perform intricate repair and adjustment of hydraulic and pneumatic components and devices.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicant must have at least 18 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the WG-09 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the WG grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:
- Experience or training in repairing, rebuilding, modifying and testing a variety of major subassemblies.
- Experience in diagnosing malfunctions and determining repair in major components consisting of numerous assemblies, interrelated electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic assemblies, and components.
- Experience in the use of precision measurement equipment.
- Experience interpreting and applying a variety of technical manuals and similar published materials.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
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 (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
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.
How You Will Be Evaluated
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Background checks and security clearance
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.
2. Other supporting documents: Most recent SF50 for current Federal Technicians
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10735860
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
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Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.
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