This position is for a FLIGHT ENGINEER (INSTRUCTOR), PD# D0606000, located at the Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF), Training Operations Branch. The purpose is to instruct and perform flight crew work, and assist the aircraft pilot. Missions include airlift for movement of supplies, vehicles, aircraft and equipment, troop air assaults, extractions and resupply of troops, and aeromedical evacuations, search and rescue, mine sweep, and air support of national disasters and state contingencies.
(1)(1)Serves as instructor/flight examiner providing instruction, evaluation and examination on ground and operational training flights to develop and upgrade skills of aircrew members.Applying knowledge of the full range of aircrew duties and responsibilities, methods of instruction and requirements of the program, performs standardization, currency, instrument, proficiency, tactical, emergency and special tasks evaluation flights.Ensures prescribed programs of instruction for aircrew training is adequately covered in terms of course content, coverage, and scope of material presented.Adapts instruction to proficiency level of individuals being rated.Performs the following typical tasks:Assesses newly assigned individuals' level of experience and training through review of training records and/or proficiency flight evaluation to determine proficiency and skill status.Plans and conducts aircrew training program.Prepares formal course outlines.Schedules and conducts initial, refresher and continuing training, (including ground and flight instruction, procedures training).
(2)(2)May perform duties of Flight Engineer which includes utilizing a knowledge of major aircraft systems associated with heavy multiengine aircraft.The interrelationships among these systems and capabilities of the aircraft.Incumbent provides assistance to the pilot in preflight planning, monitoring adherence to flight plan, and operating aircraft engines and a wide variety of aircraft control systems, e.g., engine, fuel, electrical, hydraulic, fire suppression, environmental, pressurization throughout the flight.Incumbent inspects condition and readiness of aircraft, accompanies pilots on preflight/in-flight inspections and aircraft test flights and operational checks.Operates and monitors aircraft control devices and indicators.Determines and monitors factors and data affecting performance of aircraft, such as temperature, altitude, humidity, field conditions, configuration and weight of aircraft, on aircraft takeoff, flight and landing, and keeps pilot informed.Computes fuel and cargo load, and weights and balance factors.Prepares for combination loads determining placement of cargo and passengers within weight and balance limitations.
(3)(3)Performs other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
(1) Serves as instructor/flight examiner providing instruction, evaluation and examination on ground and operational training flights to develop and upgrade skills of aircrew members. Applying knowledge of the full range of aircrew duties and responsibilities, methods of instruction and requirements of the program, performs standardization, currency, instrument, proficiency, tactical, emergency and special tasks evaluation flights. Ensures prescribed programs of instruction for aircrew training is adequately covered in terms of course content, coverage, and scope of material presented. Adapts instruction to proficiency level of individuals being rated. Performs the following typical tasks: Assesses newly assigned individuals' level of experience and training through review of training records and/or proficiency flight evaluation to determine proficiency and skill status. Plans and conducts aircrew training program. Prepares formal course outlines. Schedules and conducts initial, refresher and continuing training, (including ground and flight instruction, procedures training).
(2) May perform duties of Flight Engineer which includes utilizing a knowledge of major aircraft systems associated with heavy multiengine aircraft. The interrelationships among these systems and capabilities of the aircraft. Incumbent provides assistance to the pilot in preflight planning, monitoring adherence to flight plan, and operating aircraft engines and a wide variety of aircraft control systems, e.g., engine, fuel, electrical, hydraulic, fire suppression, environmental, pressurization throughout the flight. Incumbent inspects condition and readiness of aircraft, accompanies pilots on preflight/in-flight inspections and aircraft test flights and operational checks. Operates and monitors aircraft control devices and indicators. Determines and monitors factors and data affecting performance of aircraft, such as temperature, altitude, humidity, field conditions, configuration and weight of aircraft, on aircraft takeoff, flight and landing, and keeps pilot informed. Computes fuel and cargo load, and weights and balance factors. Prepares for combination loads determining placement of cargo and passengers within weight and balance limitations.
(3) Performs other duties as assigned.
Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. In compliance with Title 32 United States Code, the compatible military skill set is determined by the applicable service manpower requirements. Upon selection, individuals are assigned to the authorized position and its compatible military skill in accordance with Air force skill classification directives, statutes, and National Guard Bureau regulations. The Dual Status technician must obtain and maintain all military skill requirements in regard to training, education, certifications, and experience. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
Compatible Military Assignment:
ENLISTED: E5 to E9
Compatible MOS: 15T or 68W
Other requirements & Conditions of Employment:
- 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 maintain local network access IAW AR 25-2.
- Wear the uniform appropriate for the members' grade and component of the armed forces, maintaining standards of conduct and appearance.
Must hold a secret clearance or be able to obtain within one year. MOS of 15T, DA Form 2992 or equivalent designated Full Flight Duties (FFD) and DA Form 1059 from U.S. Army Standardization Instructor course is required at the time of hiring.
There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this position.
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Training/Educational claims. To receive credit for Training/Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Training/Education requirements for this position.
- 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 (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
- No PCS funds are available.
- This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position.
- Applicants who feel they have restoration rights to this position should contact the HRO.
- 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/or 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.
- Participation in Direct Deposit is mandatory.
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.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies related to the job requirements:
1. Ability to work independently to develop, plan and execute aircrew progression training, annual evaluations for non-rated crew members under day, night conditions and while using night vision goggles in a UH-60A/L helicopter.
2. Experience developing and managing training plans and individual aircrew training files incorporating the fundamental of instruction in accordance with the Commanders Training Guide and Aircrew Training Manual.
3. Ability to work a flexible schedule to support flight mission requirements to include evening and weekends.
4. Highly organized with experience managing numerous projects, scheduling of aircrew to support mission requirements and meeting critical deadlines.
5. Experience supervising enforcement of Standards within an operational environment through no-notice evaluations and active engagement with aircrew.
6. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
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.
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Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to 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.
You will be taken to the Occupational Questionnaire which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the Occupational Questionnaire, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
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DO NOT Email applications directly to the HRO unless there are extenuating circumstances, Please Call the HRO contact listed in the event of extenuating circumstances.
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.
The following documents are required and must be received by the closing date of this announcement:
1. Your Resume - Your resume must show relevant educational and work experience fully supporting the required specialized experience including the dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of each employment.
2. Completed Assessment Questionnaire. (Completed as part of the USA Jobs application process.
3. A current PQR (Personnel Qualification Record) uploaded to the required "OTHER" area of the online application manager. PQR must be no more than 90 days old at the time of application. An ORB/ERB is acceptable in the absence of a PQR.
4. Any supporting documentation (i.e. certificates, licenses, transcripts, flight records, etc.) used to support qualifications demonstrated in resume and/or required by Qualifications Required section.
Failure to submit any of the required documents by the closing date of the vacancy will result in your removal from consideration for this position.
Applicants CANNOT be contacted for any required documents listed above. Applicants who submit INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS will receive a rating of INELIGIBLE. Requests for reconsideration will not be considered for applicants who fail to submit a complete application package. We cannot be held responsible for incompatible software, erroneous fax transmissions, etc.
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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