This National Guard position is for an AIRCRAFT ENGINE MECHANIC, Position Description Number D1635000 and is part of the AZ 162nd Wing, Air National Guard.
NOTE: This position is subject to rotating or night shift work in support of a 24/7 Operation.
NOTE: Current 162 WG Maintenance Group members who hold the 2A6X1 career field will be placed in a military position commensurate with current rank.
All other applicants outside of career field who apply at a higher grade then advertised will be demoted.
NOTE: Must possess or be able to obtain a secret security clearance.
NOTE: Provide all substantiating documentation to verify rank/AFSC/other requirements.
Individual selected will receive an Indefinite Appointment and may be converted to permanent if funding becomes available and position is no longer encumbered .
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.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: WG-5: Must possess 6 months experience using common hand tools in making repetitive mechanical repairs under close supervision; experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the simpler and routine duties of the trade.
WG-8: Must possess 12 months experience or training removing and installing components and accessories with detailed guidance; experience in following detailed instructions in making minor repairs and modifications to aircraft engines, subassemblies and components.
WG-10: Must possess 18 months 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.