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Air National Guard Units POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC (Title 32) in Springfield, Illinois

Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC (Title 32), Position Description Number D0324000 and is part of the IL 183 WG, National Guard. Responsibilities As a POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC (Title 32), WG-5378-5/8/10, you will accomplish maintenance on electronically controlled powered support equipment containing highly complex digital devices and integrated circuits. Major Duties - This is NOT an all-inclusive list: Responsible for the accurate interpretation of numerous manufacturer drawings, specifications, operating instructions, and test procedures, to troubleshoot, calibrate, align and repair a variety of highly complex pieces of powered support equipment. Correct unusual maintenance problems, by interpreting a variety of technical data such as tables, charts, formulas, color codes, wiring diagrams, and schematic symbols. Perform inspections, preventive maintenance, servicing, repair, and adjustments on complex rotary diesel engines. Use a variety of sophisticated testers, such as analyzers, digital meters, oscilloscopes and other measuring devices to determine repair requirements. Replace, check and adjust valves, bearings, cams, clutches, bushings, springs, armatures, pushrods, exhaust manifolds, tubing, hose and defective wiring. Troubleshoot, repair, adjust and align down sized powered support equipment. Troubleshoot, repair, overhaul, modify and operate aerospace ground equipment such as AC and DC power generators, various types of internal combustion engines, air compressors, blowers, hydraulic test stands, cabin leakage testers, portable diesel engine driven generators, emergency lighting units, de-icers, heaters, load banks, hydrostatic testers, cryogenic carts, decontamination units, thermal bath, vacuum pumps, flow meters, lavatory service trailers, air conditioners and various pieces of non-powered AGE. Identify, repair or replace numerous electronic (both digital and analog) components. Work on cryogenic equipment, engine and generator changes, remove, repair, and overhaul of accessories, and rebuilding of units. Conduct classes to train maintenance personnel in operations, test procedures, and troubleshooting requirements of highly complex powered support equipment. Maintain Technical Orders, Technical Order Files, commercial technical publications and other directives pertinent to the section. Prepare for and participate in various types of readiness evaluation such as ORI, IG and UE inspections, mobility, and command support exercises. Participate and assist in conducting the necessary safety program for the Aerospace Ground Equipment activity. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications AREA OF CONSIDERATION: The areas of considerations for this position, Title 32 Excepted Service (32 U.S. Code ยง 709), will be in the following manner and sequence, The FIRST area of consideration for this position will be all excepted permanent and indefinite temporary technicians in the Springfield Air National Guard at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport. The SECOND area of consideration will be all members of the Illinois Air National Guard. The THIRD area of consideration will be all those eligible for membership in the Illinois Air National Guard. Military Grades: Enlisted - May not exceed the rank of E-6 GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess experience or training which demonstrates the knowledge of mechanical maintenance work; ability to read and use technical manuals, illustrations, diagrams and schematics, and skill in the use of equipment and hand tools used in troubleshooting, testing and repairing equipment. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: WG-10 Level- Must possess specialized experience which includes at least 18 months experience or training removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing parts, components, and accessories; experience which provided working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to powered support equipment and systems and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments; experience which provided working knowledge of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships; experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures' repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics. WG-08 Level- Must possess specialized experience which includes at least 12 months experience or training that demonstrates a basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic theory and the makeup and operation of the various individual systems and their interrelationships; experience using a small variety of test and measurement devices; experience removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing a variety of parts, components and accessories; experience reading and interpreting technical manuals, blueprints, diagrams, and schematics. WG-05 Level- Must possess specialized experience which includes at least 6 months experience or training using common hand tools and making repetitive repairs, experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the simpler and routine duties of the trade, and knowledge of safety regulations and practices. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Verbiage displayed on your resume or application must contain your own words. You may refer to position descriptions, i.e. the general and specialized experience located within the vacancy announcement, to assist with describing work experiences; however, resumes or applications received in verbatim will not be considered. In your resume you will need to address the general and specialized experience listed below. Please use as much detail as needed, giving dates (months and years) of the experience, position title and how the experience was gained. This information is needed to determine if you are qualified for the position. Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone. No substitution of education for experience is permitted for this occupational series and grade. 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 ( 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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