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Air National Guard Units ELECTRONIC MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT MECHANIC in Otis ANG Base, Massachusetts

Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a ELECTRONIC MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT MECHANIC, Position Description Number PDT5791000 and is part of the MA ANG 102nd IW, National Guard. This is a Bargaining Unit position. The unit point of contact and contact phone for this position is: Todd Morey, 508-968-4017. Responsibilities 1. Installs, tests, repairs, overhauls, fabricates or modifies, calibrates, troubleshoots and certifies highly complex electronic systems components or subassemblies. Installs and tests highly complex electronics equipment. Performs functional tests to locate equipment malfunctions in accordance with accepted trade practices to minimize equipment downtime. Diagnoses malfunctions of systems by thoroughly analyzing operating trends and ensuring repairs are accomplished. Independently troubleshoots highly complex electronic equipment to accurately determine the nature of the problem and the extent of repair required. Troubleshoots and tests complete electronic systems by following prescribed procedures to accurately identify improper operating parameters and defective parts, and in monitoring system operation and identifying improper operating indications. Independently determines work methods and test equipment to use on routine assignments compatible with specific technical instructions and within established timeframes. Calibrates and repairs complex electronic equipment ensuring the equipment is aligned to maximize operating potential and minimize downtime. Certifies completed work and prepares all necessary paperwork required to document maintenance actions taken. May provide advice and/or technical assistance to supported organizations and lower graded workers.(60%) 2. Sets up Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) and uses this equipment to ensure operational accuracy by performing intricate and complex laboratory and/or on site calibrations and repairs of electronic systems. Uses electronic measuring equipment ranging in complexity from multimeters to complex software-controlled automatic test equipment. Included are items such as special test panels, test sets, and consoles (consisting of analog or digital computers, digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, frequency/time/phase standards, frequency counters, spectrum analyzers, digital or cathode ray tube display devices, and attenuation and power measuring devices); light, radiation, and infrared measuring devices; regulated power supplies; data display units; pulse, sweep, marker and function generators; and other special purpose test panels/equipment used in conjunction with the repair, test and troubleshooting of assigned integrated systems. Sets up and uses dimensional measuring devices involved in linear, optical, force, mass, and pressure measurements using such items as but not limited to gage blocks, micrometers, calipers, sineplates, analog or digital electronic height gages, analytical balances, hydraulic calibration presses, autocollimators, theodolites, pentaprisms, air data computers, and flow measuring standards.(20%) 3. Uses and maintains tools and equipment. Uses trade tools such as wire strippers, drills, files, dremel tools, soldering irons, and microsoldering units to remove and replace parts. Uses various precision measurement standards and instruments such as generators, oscilloscopes, meters, and analyzers to perform inspections, functional testing, and calibration of TMDE.(10%) 4. Maintains records and documents actions. Prepares all certification paperwork required and documents work assignments using PMEL Automated Maintenance System (PAMS) computer.(5%) 5. Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work environment. Uses and assures proper fit and placement of required safety equipment and clothing. Performs clean-up duties such as cleaning equipment, sweeping, and returning of equipment to proper locations when not in use. Maintains awareness of lab safety procedures and identifies any observed unsafe practices and/or procedures.(5%) Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Nationwide - Open to all US Citizens GENERAL EXPERIENCE: MUST HAVE experience, education or training which demonstrates a working knowledge of electronic principles involved in the generation and measurement of such elements as voltage, current, impedance, capacitance, frequency, and inductance. Experience in the use of various precision measurement instruments and standards. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: MUST HAVE at least 18 months of experience or training with basic application of operating principles such as the production and utilization of oscillations over a broad range of frequencies; signal and waveform behavior, distortion, and amplification; pulse, trigger, and synchronization techniques; digital/analog processing and data conversion techniques; and a variety of display and indication methods. Experience in tracing signals and voltage paths, and skilled in the analysis of waveform characteristics such as timing, duration, frequency, and phasing. Originates test set-ups to isolate malfunctions and check performance characteristics of special or unique test panels or mockups. Experience in interpreting and applying a variety of technical electronic information such as schematic symbols, mathematical expressions and formulas, calibration procedures, and other reference materials. Experience in applying established techniques and methods of repair, testing, alignment, and calibration of equipment, which serves as test equipment or precision measurement standards. Experience in utilizing electronic circuits to measure electronic or electrical quantities to determine the performance characteristics and accuracy of other instruments and equipment. WELL QUALIFED: Candidates with a Certificate of Training in the field of Metrology (PMEL/TMDE) Calibration from either the Air Force, Army, Navy, other Federal Agency or commercial equivalent will be considered well qualified. e.g. AAS in a related field of study that is accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of months/years. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education Additional Information Selected applicant MAY BE eligible for a recruitment or relocation incentive not to exceed 25% of the annual rate of basic pay. A recruitment or relocation incentive must be negotiated prior to acceptance of the official offer. 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 ( To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.