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Air National Guard Units AIRCRAFT ENGINE MECHANIC in Duluth, Minnesota




An Aircraft Engine Mechanic, WG, 8602, 10, Troubleshoots malfunctioning engines and interrelated propulsion system components, determines degree of disassembly or certification required, repairs or replaces defective components, diagnostic computers and associated hardware. Troubleshoots, modifies, repairs, and performs sequential disassembly and assembly of gearboxes and auxiliary power units. Performs scheduled and special evaluations on installed engines, auxiliary power units, and associated airframe-mounted systems. Performs command directed and locally established in-progress inspections (IPI) (certifying acceptable performance of all conventional or modified aircraft engines prior to their being installed in the aircraft or placed in inventory) of propulsion system components and associated equipment to determine adequacy of workmanship, materials and maintenance. Knowledge and understanding of jet engine theory and the integration of the jet engine with all aircraft systems to troubleshoot malfunctions and accomplish repairs. Knowledge and skill to operate a variety of test equipment, such as vibration analyzers, air data simulators, engine monitoring computer, data transfer equipment, dynamic propeller balancing equipment, high pressure hydraulic test equipment, voltmeters and other precision measurement equipment to troubleshoot, maintain, and repair aircraft engines on and off the aircraft. Skill and ability to interpret technical orders, manufacturer's catalogs, blueprints and schematic drawings, to obtain the technical information required to troubleshoot, overhaul, repair, modify, assemble and trim engines. Knowledgeable in understanding and applying technical order data, principles and practices to verify that essential quality requirements have been met, identify problem areas and recommend corrective action. Knowledgeable in understanding and interpreting engine trending data, to determine defects and failure rates on installed engines. Skill and knowledge to certify work in progress (IPIs) and upon completion, compare to required tolerances and specifications as identified in Technical Orders (TO)'s. Knowledge and understanding of mathematics to determine tolerances and performance specifications involved in engine buildup and test cell operations. For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license. Preforms other duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Minnesota Air National Guard Membership is required. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. 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. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. This position may require you to work a night shift. Any AFSC may apply. For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed. For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment. Multiple candidates may be selected from this advertisement. This is Merit Technician Position. This position is also being posted as Open AGR ANG 21-256. MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: Upon selection, individuals will undergo a background check to validate suitability for employment with the federal government as permitted by law, regulation, Presidential order or other authority. Suitability is dependent upon the particular requirements for security clearance, sensitivity level, and DOD IT network access. Items checked include, but are not limited to all criminal history record information, employment history, education and fiscal accountability/responsibility. The individual selected must be assigned to a compatible military position and must also maintain satisfactory membership in the Minnesota Air National Guard.


MILITARY GRADES: (MSgt/E-7 and below) COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: AFSC: 2A6X1 Failure to obtain a compatible MOS may result in termination of employment. 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 You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Additional Information

POSITION DESCRIPTION: D1635000 REMARKS: No PCS available. This position may be converted to Perm by the OG/CC without further competition. This position is also being posted as Open AGR ANG 21-256. The military grade of the supervisor must equal or exceed the grade of personnel supervised. Sensitivity Level 2. Acceptance of a Technician position may result in the termination of your Selected Reserve bonus. To view ALL MN National Guard Vacancies, go to: https://minnesotanationalguard.ng.mil/full-time-jobs-in-minnesota/ IMPORTANT NOTES: Should a position be announced at less than the authorized grade, the selected applicant may be non-competitively promoted when he/she meets all qualifications and is submitted for promotion by the supervisor. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of technician pre-employment physical for certain occupational series. Males applicants born after 31 December 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service System in compliance with the Defense Authorization Act of 1986, Section 1622 (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx). This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible AFSC in the Minnesota Air National Guard and wear of the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently enlisted in the Minnesota Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment. For enlistment/appointment criteria, consult www.nationalguard.com The Minnesota Department of Military Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for the position without discrimination for any non-merit reason(s) such as age, race, religion, gender, ethnic origin or non-disqualifying disability. Pre-selection is not only counter-productive to effective recruitment and placement, but also violates Minnesota National Guard Merit Placement principles and will not be tolerated. If you have information or questions regarding this issue, please contact the Equal Employment Manager at 651-282-4472 or 651-282-4078. 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.