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Air National Guard Units AIRCRAFT MECHANIC LEADER in Westfield, Massachusetts

Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT MECHANIC LEADER, Position Description Number PDD1410000 and is part of the MA ANG 104th FW, National Guard. This is a Bargaining Unit position. The unit point of contact and contact phone for this position is: MSgt Joshua Moynanhan at 413-568-9151 X698-1315 Responsibilities (1) On a regular and recurring basis, leads three or more aircraft mechanics,crew chiefs, and specialist personnel performing work in the inspection docks. (2) Monitors the work of assigned personnel, sets the pace, passes alongassignments, and assures that materials, tools, equipment, and stock are available.Works along with aircraft mechanics and specialist personnel performing journeymanwork as required. (3) Insures that assigned personnel are fully utilized and work is accomplished inaccordance with established time frames and priorities. Checks work in progress and/orupon completion for compliance with the supervisor's instructions, appropriate technicalorders, etc. Serves as a technical advisor by answering questions regardingappropriate procedures, policies, written instructions and other directives. Ensures thatsafety, housekeeping, security and other environmental rules are followed. (4) Advises the supervisor of overall work operations, status and progress ofwork, causes for delays, problems encountered, and individual performance (e.g.,additional on-the-job training requirements for individual employees). As requested bythe supervisor, provides functional planning for the inspection docks. On a daily basis,recommends adjustments in work schedules to provide optimum utilization of personnelin support of functional requirements. (5) Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications This is an indefinite position, tenure 3, with a time limit determined by the needs of the agency. Any permanent military technician who is selected for this position will become tenure 3. The selectee will receive the same benefits and entitlements as the tenure 1 employee, but will be considered tenure 3 for purposes of reduction in force. If a permanent resource becomes available, incumbent may be converted to a permanent appointment without competition Military Grades: ENL: TSgt - MSgt Compatible Military Assignments: AFSC: 2A373 All applications will be considered regardless of MOS/AFSC AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Open to current members of the Massachusetts Air National Guard and those eligible/willing to transfer/enlist. 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. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Massachusetts Army National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must have experience, education or training which it has provided me with the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories, and components, and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications. I am skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipment. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 24 months experience which demonstrates the ability to plan, organize, and lead the work of others in fields directly related the repair function of this occupational series. Must have the ability to perform administrative functions; to read and interpret a variety of technical publications used in the repair of supported equipment. The ability to provide guidance to others in work related directly to this occupational series. 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 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. MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM: If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program incentives. In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your incentives manager prior to accepting an offer for the position. For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program incentive, the following termination rule applies: Incentive Termination without Recoupment: If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent or Indefinite position after 25 February 2010 where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment.