Nov 18, 2019
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This position is part of the 149th Fighter Wing and is located in Kelly Field Annex, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. The purpose of this position is to perform maintenance on assigned missiles, operate, repair, maintain and calibrate missile test equipment, operate the Combat Ammunition System, store, handle and perform intermediate level maintenance on assigned conventional munitions.
Texas National Guard Job Opportunities
As a ORDNANCE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (Title 32) with the Texas Air National Guard, your duties will include, but will not be limited to:
Missile Maintenance: Maintains and repairs assigned missiles. Conducts operational tests using special purpose test equipment and precision measurement devices.
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. Conducts a variety of tests to troubleshoot and isolate malfunctions.
Munitions Storage: Receives, assembles, issues, identifies, inspects and stores conventional aerospace munitions such as bombs, ammunition, starter cartridges, flares, egress munitions, etc. Unpacks, identifies, sorts, and judges the physical condition of received munitions. Compares the material identification markings and obvious physical characteristics against shipping documents. Checks munition shipping documents for completion and accuracy and corrects documentation as needed. Determines proper storage and safety requirements as to quantity distance, compatibility, pilferability, and applicable stacking of piling regulations.
Munitions Supply: Operates Combat Ammunition System in accordance with applicable regulations and manuals. Maintains document files and accountable records. Manages the excess serviceable/unserviceable munitions program. Coordinates scheduling of complete, sample and special munitions inventories.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The full Position Description (PD) can be found at the following link:
Job family (Series)
6641 Ordnance Equipment Mechanic
Conditions of Employment
Appointment Factor(s): This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible military assignment in the Texas Air National Guard and wear of the military uniform. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Texas Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Texas Air National Guard. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Texas Air National Guard recruiter before applying for this position.
Areas of Consideration: Nationwide Excepted. This includes:
All currently employed full-time permanent, indefinite and temporary personnel of the Texas Air National Guard.
All current members of the Texas Air National Guard and individual's eligible for membership in the Texas Air National Guard.
This vacancy announcement is open until filled or until 09/30/2019, whichever comes first. Initial lists of qualified candidates will be created 30 days after the opening date of announcement. Further lists will be referred periodically.
May be required to work shifts.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance within 1 year of appointment.
This is a Bargaining Unit position.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS :
Military Grades :
Enlisted: E-1/AB through E-7/MSgt
Compatible Military Assignments :
Compatible Military Assignment (per UMD): Applicants need not be assigned to the position or possess the AFSC to apply or be considered; however, applicant must be Duty AFSC assigned to a compatible position in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations upon selection.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE :
To qualify at the WG-10 grade level, your resume must include relevant experience with beginning and ending dates of employment experience reflecting at least 18 months 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.
Incentives: Acceptance of a military Federal technician position may result in termination and / or repayment of military incentives. Please check your contract and contact your servicing Education Services (Incentives) office or the Recruiting/Retention office.
Veterans' preference is not applicable to this position.
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
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). NOTE: You do not have to respond to the KSA's separately but your resume should contain sufficient information to demonstrate possession of the KSA's.
Must be skilled in the use of precision measurement instruments such as oscilloscopes, potentiometers, frequency signal generators, etc. as well as in troubleshooting, repairing, calibrating and maintaining missiles and missile test equipment.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume should include the following for related positions held:Work schedule (ex. Full-time, part-time, intermittent)
Hours worked per week
To and From dates (ex. MM/YYYY - MM/YYYY)
2. If applicable, please submit your most recent SF-50 .
3. Other supporting documents : Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s): Cover Letter, DD-214, and Transcript.
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US Department of the Air Force
San Antonio, TX