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Army National Guard Units AIRCRAFT MECHANIC (TITLE 32) in Whiteman AFB, Missouri


THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a WG-8852-10 AIRCRAFT MECHANIC (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D0483000 in SPMD 4621 and is part of the MO Army Aviation Support Facility Whiteman AFB. APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is a Temporary vacancy NTE 1 Year in the Excepted Service. This is a bargaining position. SEE NOTES UNDER CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT BELOW.


Performs inspections, functional checks, and preventive maintenance on assigned aircraft.

Conducts checks on hydraulic, electrical, transmission, power systems, etc.

Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and performs unscheduled maintenance on assigned and transient aircraft.

Performs the full range of repair and testing of aircraft systems, assemblies, and surfaces.

Installs, aligns, and makes needed adjustments to major components and assemblies.

Conducts ground functional tests of all aircraft systems.

Launches and recovers assigned and transient aircraft, performs inspections prior to takeoff.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment



Since the position is temporary in nature, the compatibility requirements will be waived for a period of time not to exceed one year. Selecting official must verify that selected individual is currently assigned to a military unit in the Missouri National Guard and that the selection does not create grade inversion. Maximum Military Grade - SSG (E-6) Supervisor must verify that selected individual occupies a compatible military position. Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor or wage leader (grade inversion). Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor (grade inversion). GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess general experience, education or training which has provided you with the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories, and components, and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications. Must be skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipment. WG-10 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess 18 months of specialized experience in the full range of aircraft maintenance duties including troubleshooting, preventive maintenance, repair and ground testing of assemblies, systems and surfaces for one or more types of military aircraft, fixed and rotary wing. Experience repairing, rebuilding,or overhauling aircraft systems and major components using the tools of the trade; skill to align, adjust and rig systems and controls after the replacement of parts, components and major repairs; operate a variety of measurement, test and diagnostic equipment utilized in troubleshooting and repair of aircraft; inspect the full range of mechanical systems with the ability to analyze existing or foreseeing problems and recommend corrective action; and use a wide variety of technical publications to include complex schematics and specifications.


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 (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.