Air National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) ELECTRONIC INTEGRATED SYSTEMS MECHANIC in Whiteman AFB, Missouri

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This National Guard position is for a WG-2016-12/13 ELECTRONIC INTEGRATED SYSTEMS MECHANIC, Position Description Number D2240P01 in FAC 22B100 and is part of the MO 131st Bomb Wing.

APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is a Permanent Excepted Service position. This is a bargaining unit position.

WHO MAY APPLY:All qualified Missouri traditional guard members and those eligible for enlistment, appointment or transfer into the Missouri Air National Guard.

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  • On a day-to-day basis, analyzes performance, tests, inspects, troubleshoots, identifies and isolates malfunctions, disassembles, modifies or repairs and reassembles the test stations or ECM Pods and their associated peripherals
  • Modifies and updates avionics Pods, support equipment and support software according to applicable technical publications.
  • Analyzes program data and determines if the criteria is sufficient to provide adequate testing and troubleshooting.
  • Connects associated testing equipment to interface the test station system to the aircraft system and or Pod to facilitate maintenance/repair of line replaceable units (LRUs) from the avionics systems.
  • Assists engineers and technicians in the development and/or modification of software, interfaces, extender equipment or additional items of test equipment.
  • Initiates technical data changes.
  • Provides hands-on training instructions to lower grade personnel concerned with repair of computer controlled automatic test equipment, manually controlled test equipment, line replaceable units and aircraft integrated systems.
  • Assists engineers and technicians in validation of technical data concerning the repair, maintenance, and test of the test station and units under test.
Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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2610 Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic

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Conditions of Employment
  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact an Air National Guard recruiter at 1-800-864-6264 prior to applying for this position.
  • This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Missouri National Guard prior to the effective date of placement.
  • 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.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Individuals on incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment or termination, contact the State Incentives Manager at Whiteman AFB at (660) 687-7394 or at St. Joseph at (816) 236-3339 for any questions concerning recoupment or termination.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • Failure to complete management prescribed courses for full-time support personnel within the first year of employment or assignment, may be cause for reassignment or termination.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter at 1-800-864-6264 prior to applying for this position. Selected candidate will be required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to effective date of placement. Selected candidate must be AFSC qualified within 12 months from date of appointment.

Maximum Military Grade - MSgt (E-7)

Minimum Military Grade - Amn (E-2)

Enlisted - AFSC 2A0X1, 2A271, 2A272, 2A273, 2A374, 2A375, 2A871, 2A872, 2A971, 2A972, or 2A973

Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor (grade inversion).

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of this position and possess skill in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately; ability to communicate clearly and effectively; skill in duties such as, install, modify, overhaul, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, align, calibrate, and rebuild multi-system avionics complexes; ability to format and write English in reports and presentation formats; skill in presenting formal training presentations and briefings; skill in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting material; and skill in training, mentoring, leading, and problem-solving.

WG-12 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least a three-skill level in one of the compatible AFSCs,with 12 months of work experiences, that involved installing, modifying, overhauling, maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing, aligning, calibrating, and rebuilding multi-system avionics complexes consisting of multiple completely integrated electronic avionics systems where the complex accomplishes a number of major functions. Skilled in performing on-or-off equipment maintenance on one or more complete electronic integrated systems associated with the assigned aircraft and/or maintenance on automatic flight control systems, instrument systems, inertial or radar navigation systems. Experiences included performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on one or more multi-complex electronic integrated systems. Skilled in conducting operational checks, inspections, tests, trouble shooting, removal and replacement of line replaceable units. Capable of isolating unusual malfunctions by using technical orders, schematics, wiring diagrams, tools, and test equipment to include automatic test equipment and flight line test systems. Experiences involved solving complex problems by analyzing installation, circuitry, and operating characteristics of the systems. Experienced in maintaining, modifying, calibrating and inspecting a wide variety of user tests, measurements, and diagnostic equipment. Skilled craft for installing, modifying, overhauling, maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing, rebuilding, aligning, and calibrating complete electronic avionics multi-systems controls.

WG-13 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must completed an Air Force Seven Skill Level Technical Training School and been awarded a compatible Seven Skill Level AFSC and successfully completed at least one military professional education course program;possess at least 12 months of specialized experiences working as an Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic, WG-2610-12; and possess the craftsman level of knowledge and skills to inspect, test, troubleshoot, repair and modify software controlled automated and manually controlled test stations, electronic circuit maintenance pods, peripherals, support equipment and associated subsystems. Experience working at stations to repair and maintain all avionics line-replaceable units and pods. Skilled in analyzing performance results, running tests, inspecting, troubleshooting, identifying and isolating malfunctions. Experience in how to disassemble, modify or repair and reassemble test stations or electronic circuit maintenance pods and their associated peripherals. Skills include the ability to consider the complex inter-related variables arising from a mix of computer hardware and software, stimulus and measurement systems, and special purpose test subsystems. Experiences involved isolating problems to the failing part using self-test diagnostics, oscilloscopes, frequency meters, signal generators, digital, and differential voltmeters, computer registers and printouts and other special and standard tools and test equipment. Skilled in removing and replacing components, assemblies, subassemblies, or parts using special and common hand tools, soldering devices and special electronic instruments. Experiences involved modifying and updating avionics pods, support equipment, and support software according to applicable technical publications.

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.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

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Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

  1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

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  • Ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

  • Include details about the experience that relates to the position you are applying for.

  • Be specific and always include Month and Year for the dates of your experience.

  • Be sure to include your applicable military experience and explain the duties of the MOS/AFSC held.

  1. If you are using education to qualify for this position OR education is a mandatory requirement to meet qualifications, YOU MUST submit copies of college transcripts that identify each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received. Submitting a certificate or a degree will not suffice. You must submit transcripts when required. Photocopies are acceptable.

  2. If if you have previous Federal Civil Service employment or are employed by another Federal Agency, please submit a copy of your last Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50. If you have never been a Federal Civil Service employee, this is not a requirement. This is also not a requirement for current Technicians employed by the Missouri National Guard.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link:

A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documentsto be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

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Agency contact information
Natalie Soto Cortes

(573) 638-9500 X39811



MO 131st Bomb Wing 511 Spirit Boulevard Whiteman AFB, MO US

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Next steps

Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

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Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

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This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 02/28/2018 to 03/21/2018

Salary: $30.62 to $36.94 per hour

Pay scale & grade: WG 12 - 13

Work schedule: Full-Time

Appointment type: Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent