Air National Guard Aircraft Ordnance Systems Mechanic, WG-6652-05/08/11, 16-040T in Tucson, Arizona

Air National Guard
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Tucson, AZ
Work Schedule is Full Time - Indefinite

Opened Thursday 2/18/2016 (245 day(s) ago)

** Closes Monday 12/12/2016 (53 day(s) away)

Job Overview




The mission of the Arizona National Guard Full-Time Force is to maintain properly trained and equipped units available for prompt mobilization for war, national or state emergency. For information about membership call: (602) 267-2311 (AIR).

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED – This is an excepted 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 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.

Open to current members and those eligible for membership of the Arizona Air National Guard, in the rank of E1-E6. Applicants will maintain their current military assignment.

This job announcement is for employment as an Arizona Air National Guard Technician; a Federal/ Excepted Civil Service position. This is a dual-status technician job whereby you are required to maintain active membership in a National Guard unit/wing and are required to wear the military uniform at the workplace.

NOTES: Merit of Order

NOTE: Military grade will be determined at time of selection and is dependent upon military positions available on the Unit Manning Document (UMD). Individual selected may have to be reduced in grade if a military position at their current grade is not available in order to be selected for this fulltime position.

NOTE: All Selected applicants will be placed on an Order of Merit List in the order of their referral and selection ranking.

NOTE: Acceptance of an offer of employment made from this vacancy announcement will require the selected applicants at the time of appointment to sign a statement of understanding that clearly outlines the selected applicants Individual Development Plan (IDP) KSA training requirements and minimum Specialized Experience time frames that are required for promotion of applicable known promotion pay grades associated with their qualifications.

NOTE: Applications missing required forms, personnel report, Military RIPS, dates and signatures will not be considered.

NOTE: Individual selected will receive an indefinite appointment and may be converted to a Permanent appointment.

NOTE: This position is subject to rotating or night shift work. PCS funding is not authorized.


This position is located at the 162 Wing Tucson, Arizona. The primary purpose of this position is to troubleshoot, repair, reconfigure, modify, test, and adjust aircraft ordnance systems, equipment and components. Primary duties include (but are not limited to) performing on and off equipment scheduled and unscheduled inspections; reconfiguration and modification of aircraft weapons suspension equipment based on mission requirements; positioning, loading, unloading, and safing air munitions using applicable technical data and handling equipment; performing operational tests of weapons release, launch, and gun systems to verify proper function; interpreting schematics, drawings, and wiring diagrams and using manual and automated test equipment to identify and isolate system malfunctions to the component level; repair or replacement of Line Replaceable Units (LRUs), electrical components, power and digital communications wiring and matrix assemblies; maintaining a knowledge of basic electronics, and the principles of physics, mechanics, and hydraulics as applied to weapons release, launch, and gun systems; inspection and maintenance of weapons related test and support equipment; receiving general work assignments from the supervisor in the form of work orders, inspection reports, and verbal instructions. Work involves tasks indoors and outdoors, in inclement weather and on icy, wet or slippery ramps and aircraft surfaces in temperature and humidity extremes. Physical effort involves climbing, stooping, standing, bending, stretching, working in tiring and uncomfortable positions and in hard to reach places. Position is subject to rotating shifts and assignment of additional duties.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

APPOINTMENT FACTORS :This position is the Federal/Excepted Civil Service and is open to current members and those eligible for membership in the Arizona Air National Guard.Individual selected will receive an Indefinite Appointment

and may be converted to permanent based on availability of funds or position no longer being encumbered



Prior to appointment into this position, selectee must be a current member of the Arizona Air National Guard and must possess for the following AFSC : 2W1X1

Max Military Grade: E6


Acceptance of a Federal Excepted technician position of over 179 days in length will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (BONUS). Individual selected will be required to take a pre-employment medical screening which will be paid for by the Agency.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) funds are not available for this position.

QUALIFICATION:Aircraft Ordnance Systems Mechanic, WG-6652-05/08/11, E1-E6

Specialized Experience: 6 months experience or training in planning and layout of repair sequence and ability to complete modification, repair and installation of ordnance systems.


  1. Knowledge and ability to analyze and isolate aircraft systems malfunctions by application of troubleshooting procedures and test equipment.

  2. Knowledge and ability to disassemble, clean, inspect, repair, lubricate, and assemble mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic mechanisms.

  3. Knowledge and ability to position, load, and unload air munitions safely using applicable handling, loading, and checkout procedures and equipment.

  4. Ability to interpret wiring diagrams, schematics, and engineer drawings.

  5. Knowledge of maintenance records procedures.

Candidate must be a citizen of the United States

Direct Deposit of pay is mandatory.

Known Promotion Potential: None

For this job announcement the following documents are REQUIRED to be COMPLETED WITH SIGNATURE:


  • Resume or Optional Form 612

  • Optional Form 306, declaration for Federal Employment*(WITH SIGNATURE)*

  • AZNG Form 335-2-R (Knowledge, Skill and Ability Supplement) or substantiating document that contains the listed KSA's in this announcement with your relevant experiences.

Additional Supporting Documentation: Enlisted/Officer Record Brief (Army), Report of Individual Personnel (Air), other documentation that shows MOS/ASVAB/Rank qualifications etc. (Optional but recommended)

Please click on the link below to review the TOP REASONS FOR DISQUALIFICATION

You may download the required forms from the Arizona National Guard Human Resources website at . After you have completed the form, please submit using the upload instructions above listed under Option A.

To submit the documents requested follow the options listed above. Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

Security Clearance


Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

Instructions for answering the questions in the Occupational Questionnaire: If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.**


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Other Information

1. If you are a current excepted service Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility,you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects excepted service tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

2. All qualification requirements must be met prior to the closing date of this announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPM's web site at .

3.* Please do not fax/email any applications or resumes to the Arizona National Guard Human Resource Office.* You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter.

Salary Range: $17.63 to $24.82 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: WG-6652-05/11

Promotion Potential: 11

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 429995200

Job Announcement Number: AZ16-040T-1624680