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Air National Guard Units ORDNANCE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Summary

This National Guard position is for an ORDNANCE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC Position Description Number NGD0325000 and is part of the 114 MAI SQ. This is an Indefinite, Title 32, Dual-Status position. AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:

  • Members of the South Dakota Air National Guard Note: Two vacancies may be filled with this announcement. Note: Announcement is open until filled (see Qualifications section for more information).

Responsibilities

As an Ordnance Equipment Mechanic, WG-6641-10, you will: This position is located in the Munitions Maintenance, Storage, Handling, and Missile Maintenance Section of the Munitions Maintenance Branch. 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 (CAS B), store, handle and perform intermediate level maintenance on assigned conventional munitions.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Qualifications

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:

Selected individual must be assigned to a compatible military position in the following AFSC upon date of hire: AFSC 2WXXX. Aptitude scores can be checked on the vMPF or at the Customer Service in the Force Support Squadron and physical profile in the medical squadron. Military grade inversion within the full-time work force is not permitted. The military grade of the full time supervisor must equal or exceed the military grade of personnel supervised. 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:

For WG-05, 6 months experience servicing and adjusting ordnance equipment, such as cleaning, lubricating, assembling, and disassembling parts. For WG-08, 12 months experience or training in dismantling, cleaning and reassembling various ordnance equipment such as; target detecting, arming, control, steering, power and propulsion units and devices. Experience which required the ability to diagnose malfunctions. Experience in hand tools and a limited number of measuring instruments. Experience in the use of a variety of test equipment, such as ohmmeters, voltmeters and meggers. Experience interpreting and applying a variety of technical manuals and similar published materials. For WG-10,18 months experience in the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) listed below. 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. Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities (KSAs): Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a separate sheet(s) addressing the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) and how they relate to work experience, education or training. - Skill in repairing, rebuilding, modifying and testing a variety of major subassemblies.

  • Knowledge of diagnosing malfunctions and determining repair in major components consisting of numerous assemblies, interrelated electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic assemblies, and components.

  • Skill in using precision measurement equipment.

  • Skill in interpreting and applying a variety of technical manuals and similar published materials. STATEMENT OF DIFFERENCES:

Advancement to WG-08 intermediate and subsequently WG-10 journey worker levels, is not automatic with the completion of the training time required at this grade level, but rather it is contingent upon the assignment and performance of higher graded duties on a regular and recurring basis. The immediate supervisor and the higher level supervisors in the organization must assure the helper duties and subsequent intermediate level is essential and has been adequately mastered through actual performance of higher graded journey level duties. A locally developed Individual Development Plan (IDP) will be established for the incumbent. This plan will be designed to provide the individual selected with the opportunity to broaden their knowledge and hone their skills relating to the ordnance equipment and components associated with the F16 ordnance to meet the full operating level of the Ordnance Equipment Mechanic, WG-6641-10, PD # NGD0325000. * Note * This is an Indefinite Appointment. Management reserves the right to convert this appointment to a permanent position without further competition and will discuss this option with applicants selected for interviews. Person selected for the position may be terminated at any time, upon 30-day written notice. * Note * Announcement is open until filled, not to exceed 01 December 2020. Applicants that have submitted all the required documents and meet the minimum qualifications will be referred for consideration on the first operational day of every month following the original 15 days of posting. Applications submitted prior to 9:59 p.m. MST on the cut-off date will receive consideration for certification. The following are the cut-off dates: 25 September 2020

01 October 2020

03 November 2020

01 December 2020

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Additional Information

BENEFITS: The federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees which may include Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Insurance, Annual Leave, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Retirement Program. For additional information about current federal benefits visit web site http://www.opm.gov Equal Employment: The South Dakota National Guard is an equal opportunity employer and cannot discriminate against an employee or applicant with respect to the terms, conditions or privileges of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (includes gender or sexual harassment), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability (including pregnancy), marital status or political affiliation. Applicants or employees may contact the South Dakota National Guard Equal Employment Office at 605-737-6635 if they believe they have been the victim of unlawful discrimination. 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.

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