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Posted: Saturday, February 3, 2018 9:37 AM

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## Duties
### Summary
**THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.**
This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT ENGINE MECHANIC, Position Description Number **D1636000**and is part of the RI 143d MXS RIANG, National Guard.
The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!
**NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED**: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. 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.
This position is located in an Air National Guard Aviation Wing, Maintenance Group, Maintenance Squadron, Propulsion Element, (Jet Engine Intermediated Maintenance (JEIM) and the Hush House). The primary purpose of this position is to maintain, troubleshoot, remove, repair, install, certify, test and perform operational checks on the turboprop engines, propellers, and associated propulsion system components.
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### Responsibilities
As a AIRCRAFT ENGINE MECHANIC, WG-8602-10, duties include: Removes, installs, certifies, repairs, modifies, overhauls, and installs turboprop engines, reduction gear boxes, turbine modules, compressor modules, auxiliary power units, propellers and related propeller components as required. Performs maintenance on all propulsion systems including troubleshooting and diagnosing defects, certifying, conducting bench checks, performing in-shop and on-equipment repairs and overhauls. Diagnoses malfunctions using computerized test equipment, schematic diagrams, technical publications and performs the appropriate repair according to the test results and analysis. Determines the extent of disassembly necessary to repair, overhaul, replace and certify all engine, propeller and auxiliary power unit parts. Cleans and inspects engine and propeller component parts such as turbines, gearboxes, blades, gears, bearings, etc. Assembles engines, propellers and auxiliary power units, adhering to prescribed procedures, torque values, safety methods and clearances. Troubleshoots propellers using electric and hydraulic test stands to check for proper operation and evidence of oil leakage. Operationally checks engines and propeller assemblies and auxiliary power units, by using the engine test cell facility to meet all full power run checks on the engine and propeller assemblies and auxiliary power units.
Modifies engines, propellers, auxiliary power units, and components in accordance with Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO) directives; removes and installs engine quick change kits; prepares engines for installation and installs engine and propeller assemblies on aircraft. Evaluates technical problems of repair, overhaul, modification and installation of aircraft propulsion systems. Solves all types of maintenance problems and performs bench checks and test engine and propeller assemblies for serviceability.
Performs operational checks of installed propellers, engines, auxiliary power units and sub-systems during aircraft maintenance ground runs in accordance with approved checklists. Employs test equipment such as computer borescope, fuel pressure gauges, air pressure gauges, and alignment fixtures. Utilizes special tools and precision measuring equipment, high-pressure hydraulic test equipment, and electronic test equipment.
Performs isochronal and special evaluations on engines, propellers and auxiliary power units. Interprets certification findings and determines adequacy of corrective action. Certifies installed and repaired engines for compliance with technical publications. Performs fixed and mobile test stand functions (which may include maintenance of engine test cell facility); installs special test equipment; performs pre-operational and post operational checks. Operates engines and propellers and records test data. Operates, certifies, and maintains computerized engine test/trim automated systems (ETTAS) on the engine test cell. Evaluates, identifies and corrects problems on propeller and engine components causing vibration or impending failure using the ETTAS system, and vibration analyzer. Evaluates engine and propeller performance by computing engine torque and specific fuel consumption. Monitors engine RPM and turbine inlet temperatures. Evaluates engine and propeller performance and accepts or rejects the individual components. Removes engine and propeller from test stand and prepares units for aircraft installation or storage. Accomplishes operator maintenance on the aircraft and engine sound suppresser facility, test stands and various pieces of ground equipment, including the auxiliary power unit test cell. Performs dynamic propeller balancing and tests the propeller integrated synchophasing. Tests variable potentiometers, servo-motors, indicators and aircraft wiring.
Performs aircraft full power runs and complete engine and propeller efficiency checks. Clears Red X symbol documentation on engine and propeller related components.
### Travel Required
Not required
##### Supervisory status
No
##### Promotion Potential
10
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to
US Citizens and Status Candidates
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
* #### Job family (Series)
8602 Aircraft Engine Mechanic
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## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* Must be willing/eligible to join/transfer to RIANG, if not a member.
* Enlisted grade of E6 or below.
* Compatbile AFSC: 2A6X1
* May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
***MILITARY REQUIREMENTS***:
**Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement**. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
**Military Grades**: ** E6 or below**
**Compatible Military Assignments**: ** 2A6X1**
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
### Qualifications
***GENERAL EXPERIENCE***: 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. Experience using hand and power tools common to the trade.
**SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE****:** 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.
### Education
N/A
### 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 (ss.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.
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
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):
* Knowledge of mechanical, hydromechanics, electrical, electronic, and pneudraulic principles and systems, that apply to turboprop engines and propellers.
* Skill in the interpretation and use of technical orders and manuals, manufacturers' specifications, factory engineering bulletins, flow charts/wiring diagrams and other related technical guidance.
* Skill in troubleshooting, diagnosing defects, certifying, conducting bench and operational checks, disassembly, repairing, modifying, testing, cleaning, assembly and installation of turboprop engine and propeller systems, sub-systems and components such the integrated synchrophasing system, reduction gear box, torque meter assembly, fuel scheduling system and electrical components and control assemblies.
* Skill in the use of test equipment such as computer borescopes, fuel gauges, air gauges, and alignment fixtures; special tools and precision measuring equipment; high pressure hydraulic test equipment; dynamic propeller balancing equipment; and engine vibration analyzers.
* Skill in operating and maintaining the engine test/trim automated system (ETTAS) on the engine test cell to evaluate, identify and correct propeller and engine components causing vibration or impending failure.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Not Applicable
* Required Documents
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## Required Documents
1. Your R sum
2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
3. A filled out and signed OF-306/ Declaration for Federal Employment (pm.gov/forms/pdffill/of0306.pdf)
Other supporting documents, such as college transcript(s) if qualifying based on education, must be submitted in English. Failure to submit the required documentation will result in automatic disqualification.
Please ensure your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total hours worked per week). If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position. Any and all resumes must be written in your own words, plagiarism is considered to be dishonest and unethical and will automatically disqualify you from the position.
Once the online questionnaire is completed, you will receive an acknowledgement email from USA Jobs that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made, and if found qualified, you will be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and interview. USA Jobs will notify you by email as to the status of your application after each step is completed.
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#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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## Benefits
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. Learn more about federal benefits.
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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.
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## 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: sastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10123976~
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
To begin, click **Apply** to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
Follow the prompts to **select your resume and/or other supporting documents**to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
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**.
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
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### Agency contact information
### Courtney Kreshak
##### Phone
(401) ###-####
##### Email
...@mail.mil
##### Address
RI 143d MXS RIANG
575 Flightline Drive
North Kingstown, RI
US
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### Next steps
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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## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/489425900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 01/24/2018 to 02/08/2018
*Salary:* $29.12 to $33.97 per hour
*Pay scale & grade:* WG 10
*Work schedule:* Full-Time
*Appointment type:* Permanent

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