Air National Guard Units (Title 32) POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC in Kingsley Field, Oregon

Job Overview

Job Overview

About the Agency

This National Guard position is for a POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC, Position Description Number D1334000and is part of the Oregon National Guard 173rd Fighter Wing, National Guard.

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

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.

First Area of Consideration: Permanent full time support of the Oregon Air National Guard Second Area of Consideration: Current members of the Oregon Air National Guard


As a POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC, WG-5378-10, you will install, repair, maintain, service, and modify scheduled/unscheduled inspections on aircraft arresting systems and electrical power production equipment specifically Aircraft Arresting Systems and Electrical Power Production Systems, Duties include but are not limited to:

Performing daily, weekly, and monthly inspections, and off-equipment maintenance, on aircraft arresting systems. Accomplishes gasoline engine rebuilding to include removal and replacement of clutches, carburetors, starters, distributors, fuel pumps, springs and other integral parts. Installs, repairs, maintains, and modifies electrical power production equipment. Performs repair of components such as fixed gasoline or diesel engines, generators, centrifuges, starter motors, and associated generating and distributing equipment.

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

All eligible personnel in the First and Second Area of Consideration

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • National Guard Membership is required.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a Secret Security clearance if necessary

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Work involves the maintenance and repair of powered ground and similar support equipment used for aircraft ground servicing; missile, aircraft, air control, and radar installations powered support; field combat support; engineering and construction project support; and general utilities, including standby and emergency power generating systems. Experience or training which demonstrates the knowledge of mechanical maintenance work; ability to read and use technical manuals, illustrations, diagrams and schematics, and skill in the use of equipment and hand tools used in troubleshooting, testing and repairing equipment.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE*:* Within your resume work history you must show 18 months of experience removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing parts, components, and accessories. Experience which provided working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to powered support equipment and systems; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments. Experience which provided working knowledge of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships. Experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures' repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics.


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 prior to applying for this position.

Military Grades: * Enlisted Oregon Air National Guard*

Compatible Military Assignments: 2A3X3, 2A6X2, 2A7X1, 3E090, AND 3E0X2.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Security Clearance


Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

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.

Pedro Velasquez (503) 584-3926

SSG Chitwood, Edward D. 503-584-3975


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Other 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.

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: 2017-05-11 to 2017-09-04

Salary: $23.99 to $27.99 / per hour

Pay scale & grade: WG 10

Series: 5378 Powered Support Systems Mechanic

Appointment type: Indefinite with Conversion Rights

Work schedule: Full-Time

Job announcement number: OR-10010618-AF-17-002

Control number: 469717900