Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) ELECTRONICS MECHANIC in Boone, Iowa
IOWA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD - TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION This position is restricted to current Military members of the Iowa Army National Guard.
LOCATION: AASF #1, Boone, Iowa
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As a ELECTRONICS MECHANIC, WG-2604-11 your duties are below; (1) Troubleshoots, inspects, installs, maintains, overhauls, repairs, and modifies complete operational systems consisting of numerous complex integral components. Examples of equipment worked on include: navigational radios, Doppler or inertial navigation systems, global positioning systems, automatic planning systems, night vision systems, targeting systems, communications radios, flight control and stabilization systems, weapons systems, aircraft survivability equipment, specialized mission equipment and similar electronic and navigational equipment.
(2) Completes operational checks, inspections, tests and troubleshooting of line replaceable unit (LRU). Isolates unusual malfunctions using technical manuals, schematics, and wiring diagrams, tools and test equipment including automatic test equipment.
(3) Completes bench check, testing, repair, inspection, modification, programming, reprogramming, mating, adjusting, alignment, and analyzing of LRUs and shop replaceable units. Uses a variety of test equipment such as automated test equipment (ATE), oscilloscopes, multimeters, powermeters, combined Boresight Harmonization Kits, and special purpose bench test sets. (4) Recommends methods to improve equipment performance, technical data, and maintenance procedures by reporting hardware and software malfunctions, initiates materiel deficiency reports both on equipment and in technical data, and assists in design changes as necessary. Conducts debriefing of aircrews to determine the nature of system malfunctions then documents all maintenance performed and records information related to the system, LRU's, or shop repairable units on both aircraft and historical records.
(5) When designated on NGB Flying Status Orders, serves as member of flight crew for the purpose of diagnosing and recording malfunctions, or otherwise determining maintenance and repair requirements.
(6) Guides lower level mechanics in performance of tasks. Conducts on-the-job training on assigned systems and related support equipment and tasks to include classroom instruction as necessary.
(7) Processes and accounts for due-in supply assets. Ensures that material and equipment are properly stored, protected and maintained and that funds are not obligated for material or parts without proper justification.
(8) Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as Operational Readiness Evaluations (ORE), Command Logistics Readiness Inspections (CLRT-X), and Aviation Resource Management Surveys.
(9) Performs other duties as assigned. D0876
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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2604 Electronics Mechanic
Conditions of Employment
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:This is an excepted position that requires military membership in a compatible military assignment in the Iowa Army National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of this excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY07/24/2018* . FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR NOT RECEIVING CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION.*Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations Section of this Announcement to understand the qualification requirements, and the How to Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying.
Military Rank Requirements:Warrant Officer and Enlisted (CW2 and below) MOS Compatibility (but not limited to):94 913A 915E 14G 14H 14T 14Z 15F 15J 15N 15X 15Y 25B 25C 25L 25N 25P 25Q 25R 25S 25T 25W 25X 25Z 91A 91F 91G 91X 91Z Security Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance
**In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Applicants who do not fully address the minimum/specialized experience needed for the position in their resume will not be referred for consideration.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:**Experience or training which demonstrates the applicants knowledge of electrical or electronic theory, knowledge of common testing procedures, skill in the use of hand tools of the electronics trade, and skill in reading schematics.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: WG-2604-11:Must have at least* 18 monthsexperience in the following:* 1. Experience or training in utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic systems or equipment. 2. Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic equipment or systems. 3. Experience in making mechanical repairs that required the use of precision measuring and calibrating equipment. 4. Experience in using complex test equipment such as deviation meters, complex special test panels, etc. 5. Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications.
SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a secret clearance as required by this position. If the selectee does not possess the applicable security clearance when hired, application must be made within 30 days of the start date. Failure to make application for the required security clearance will result in termination of employment. Failure to complete NGB prescribed courses at the PEC for new FTS personnel within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment or termination of FTS. ENLISTMENT CASH BONUSES: Acceptance of a technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be applicable. Please contact your Education Office prior to accepting a position with the Iowa Army National Guard. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
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IA AASF 1 700 Snedden Dr Boone, IA US
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Open & closing dates: 07/10/2018 to 07/24/2018
Salary: $24.21 to $29.85 per hour
Pay scale & grade: WG 11
Work schedule: Full-Time
Appointment type: Permanent