Production Controller (Aircraft) - Military Requirement

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Department of Defense - Dept. of the Air Force
Applicants must be United States Citizens and be eligible and willing to join the USAF Reserve. For questions concerning military eligibility, please contact the Air Force Reserve Qualifications Center at Permanent Full Time
This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) Enlisted position.
_This announcement has been re-advertised. If you previously applied, you may submit additional documentation (resume, DD-214, or other documents) during this open time period._
Air Reserve Technicians (ARTs) are part of the regular civil service and enjoy all the benefits granted to Federal employees in the competitive civil service. In addition, ARTs are required to maintain active membership in an Air Force Reserve unit so long as they occupy ART positions. As members of reserve units, ARTs receive on average one weekend of military training per month. In addition, they are eligible for 15 days active duty tour each year for which military leave is granted with full civilian pay. Air Force Reserve units and members are subject to immediate call to active duty in mobilization to meet a national emergency.
Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the Air Force Reserve. Retired military personnel who have active Air Force Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position and unit) on their application.
_The Government's most important asset is its people._
Must be a United States Citizen Incentives will not be offered Must meet and maintain Air Force Reserve military requirements Military AFSC and Grade: 2R171/E6 (TSgt)
The primary purpose of this Air Reserve Technician Enlisted position is to serve as a Production Controller (Aircraft) developing and implementing aircraft maintenance work plans and schedules to ensure the effective and efficient accomplishment of required maintenance and coordination in support of unit operational flight scheduling. As such, incumbent of this position will:
Develop maintenance plans for assigned aircraft and associated equipment.
Interpret design and/or production engineering data, standards of work processes, and master repair plans.
Implement maintenance plans through the development and publication of maintenance schedules to include scheduled and unscheduled repair actions, time-sensitive inspections or modifications, component time change replacement and aircraft or system inspections.
Develop preliminary operational schedules (utilization plans) and provide estimates of maintenance support capability to meet operational requirements.
Coordinate the implementation of the Time Compliance Technical Order (TCTO) Program.
You must have one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or qualifying pay band under other pay systems in the Federal Service which has given you the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities as shown below to successfully perform the duties of the position which involved assisting with developing and implementing aircraft maintenance work plans, schedules and workloads. (To be creditable, specialized experience must meet the above quality level requirements).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): (1) Knowledge of the functions and procedures of production control. (2) Knowledge of the records, references, and techniques for developing control data. (3) Knowledge of the organization of the activity as well as of policies and regulations governing its production and operations. (4) Ability to understand manufacturing terminology, data, and standards and to relate them properly to the control projects assigned. (5) Ability to observe manufacturing operations and determine whether schedules are being followed, and to ascertain the causes for delays in production.
Substitution of Education for Experience: NONE
Position may or will require incumbent to: (1) Incumbent's regular assignments are primarily ART duties: however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities. (2) Position may require a background security investigation to determine suitability for employment and/or a security clearance. (3) This is a testing designated position (TDP), incumbent will be subject to random drug testing.
Please note if duplicate/multiple application materials are submitted, we will consider the most recent submission as the one of record. If you do not meet the screen out questions, you will not receive any further consideration. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) for the position listed under "Qualifications Required" and quality categories as shown below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, skills, and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Qualified applicants eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans within the same quality category. Each applicant will receive an initial rating based solely on their responses to the assessment questionnaire. To determine if you are qualified for this position, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire. If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your rating will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. The final rating is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the KSAs required for this position.
If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: _Best Qualified_ - Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position. _Highly Qualified_ - Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position. _Qualified_ - Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.
The assessment questionnaire is designed to measure your ability as identified in the KSAs listed under "Qualifications Required" as they relate to the position for which you are applying.
Your application must be completed online or faxed to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) at . The Special Examining Unit (SEU) office does not accept applications by e-mail, regular mail, fax or in person. To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package byThursday, September 25, 2014, which includes:
1. Your Resume
2. The Occupational Assessment Questionnaire (as applicable)
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) onThursday, September 25, 2014. Incomplete application packages will not be considered and will receive an ineligible rating.
To begin the process, click the Apply Online to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID1205210. Fax your documents to .
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaireView Occupational Questionnaire and
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to . Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
The following documents are required:
1. Your Resume- Work experience sections must show inclusive dates (month/year) and number of hours worked per week. If in a Reserve component, you should also identify any man-days or active duty days (total number of days) within the corresponding work experience block, if applicable. Current civil service employees claiming credit for experience that would not normally be part of your primary duties must provide documentation, signed by your supervisor, which verifies the performance of other duties and the percentage of time the other duties were performed. Additional information on what your resume must contain can be found on the following link .
2. The Occupational Assessment Questionnaire
3. Other supporting documents :
Veterans Preference Documentation, if applicable - To successfully claim veterans' preference, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your entitlement. If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, please see the information below:
Claims for 5-Point Veterans' Preference . Submit official documentation such as a (1) DD 214; (2) Virtual MPF awards and decoration printout; or (3) Statement of Service Letter signed by a Military Personnelist or other authorizing official (Commander of your unit or higher headquarters) to include your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of Discharge and Character of Service (for members in a Reserve component, the letter must clearly identify 180 consecutive days of active duty, not for training). Note: If selected, you will be required to submit a copy of your DD214 prior to entering on duty if a Statement of Service Letter is submitted at the time of application.

Claims for 10-Point Veterans' Preference. Submit the following documents: (1) Standard Form 15, pages 1&2 (Revised Oct 13 or later; previous editions are unsusable); (2) a letter from the Veterans Administration, dated 1991 or later identifying percentage of disability. The Employment Letter is the preferred supporting documentation. It can be requested through the Veterans Administration by calling ; and (3) a DD 214. If sufficient information is not provided for 10-point preference, 5 point tentative preference may be granted based on criteria as identified above for 5-Point Veterans' Preference.
For further details on veterans preference, please refer to the OPM VetGuide /.
The above mentioned forms may be obtained from the Air Force Reserve website .
Applications will be processed for rating after the close date of this announcement. Processing time for applications may be several weeks from the close date of this announcement. Applicants will receive a Notice of Results (NORs) via Application Manager approximately 2 days after the announcement closes. The rating on the initial NOR will be based strictly on your answers to the questionnaire. You may receive another NOR via email once your experience as shown on your application has been evaluated by a Human Resources Specialist which may reflect a different eligibility rating than the one shown on the initial notice. Qualified candidates may be referred to the selecting official for further consideration.
The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program . In addition to your take-home pay, clickhere for an overview benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
For more information visit the Air Force Reserve Special Examining Unit website at .
Individuals on active duty may apply 120 days before separation date and should indicate in their application their military separation date. Individuals with more than 120 days before separation date must submit with their application a letter, signed by their commanding officer, stating the individual will be released from active duty (Palace Chase) if they obtain an ART position. Reservists who are mobilized may submit a copy of their mobilization orders or a statement in their application stating they are available within 120 days.
Individuals who have special priority selection rights under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must rank in the Best or Highly qualified categories to be considered well qualified for the position. Federal civilian employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of the most recent Performance Rating, and a copy of the most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible.
Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. For information on military spouse preference, please refer to website /#url=Appointment-of-Military-Spouses. Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference.
Candidates are encouraged to provide a copy of their military experience and training with their resume in order to expedite recruitment efforts. Visit the "Verification of Military Experience and Training" web site to obtain this information, click here /.
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