Air AGR 20-06 Aircraft Armament Systems

Job Number: 2006

Wage/Grade: E8/SMSgt

Location: Selfridge

Opening Date: 20191121

Closing Date: 20191212

Additional Information:

 

MICHIGAN NATIONAL GUARD
Human Resource Office
3423 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48906-2906
ng.mi.miarng.mbx.jobs-staffing@mail.mil


AIR NATIONAL GUARD

ACTIVE GUARD/RESERVE (AGR) VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 20-06 TOUR LENGTH: CONTINUATION TOUR SIX YEARS
OPENING DATE: 21 NOV 19 CLOSING DATE: 12 DEC 19
POSITION TITLE: AIRCRAFT ARMAMENT SYSTEMS

POSITION GRADE: E8/SMSgt

POSITION AFSC: 2W191

ASVAB SCORES:  M: 60    A: ___ G:___ E: 45   IAW AFECD (DUAL APTITUDE-OR)

LOCATION: SELFRIDGE, ANGB

127TH AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE SQUADRON

 

WHO CAN APPLY:

 AREA 1: ON-BOARD PERMANENT ACTIVE GUARD RESERVE (AGR) EMPLOYEES OF THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD (127TH AMXS ONLY)

MINIMUM GRADE E7/MSgt PROMOTABLE

*MAXIMUM GRADE E8/SMSgt

 * PROMOTION POTENTIAL TO FULL GRADE OF POSITION UPON CONTROL GRADE AVAILABILITY

 (PRIOR MILITARY MEMBERS NEED TO SUBMIT DD 214 OR NGB 22 TO VERIFY ELIGIBILITY

 PER ANGI 36-101 ANY APPLICANT SELECTED WHO DOES NOT POSSESS THE AFSC, MUST SIGN AN AGREEMENT TO RETRAIN

 Enlisted Airmen who apply for a position which would cause an overgrade MUST indicate in writing a willingness to be administratively reduced in grade in accordance with ANGI 36-2503, Administrative Demotion of Airmen. Acceptance of demotion MUST be in writing and included in the application package.

 THIS IS A DUAL BID WITH TECHNICIAN ANNOUNCEMENT 20-25. IF THIS POSITION IS FILLED UNDER THE TECHNICIAN VACANCY THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE CANCELLED. IF YOU WISH TO APPLY FOR BOTH ANNOUNCEMENTS YOU MUST APPLY TO EACH ONE

POSITION INFORMATION

Specialty Summary.

 Loads and unloads nuclear and nonnuclear munitions, explosives, and propellant devices on aircraft. Manages, controls, maintains, and installs aircraft bomb, rocket, and missile release, launch, suspension, and monitor systems; guns and gun mounts; and related munitions handling, loading, and test equipment. Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 164600

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Loads, unloads, and positions munitions on aircraft. Loads, positions, performs safing operations, and unloads munitions. Uses handling, loading, and checkout procedures and equipment. Tests suspension, launch, and release systems for retentive locking, and manual or electrical release. Analyzes malfunctions. Performs functional checks of launch and suspension systems. Prepares munitions and inspects post loading weapons. Operates handling and loading equipment, and mates munitions with aircraft release, launch, and suspension systems. Loads and services aircraft gun systems. Tests electrical and electronic circuitry for continuity, voltage, and proper operation. Tests for unwanted electrical signal or power before connecting electrically actuated explosives and propellants. Installs ground safety devices on munition and gun system components to prevent inadvertent detonation, launching, or firing. Inserts and removes impulse cartridges associated with fuel tanks and pylons. Adjusts and installs fuses, boosters, and delay elements in conventional munitions.
  • Inspects, repairs, and maintains aircraft release, launch, suspension, and monitor systems; aircraft guns; and related equipment. Operates, inspects, and performs operator maintenance on related munitions handling, loading, and test equipment. Examines for visual defects and proper installation of systems components such as munitions ejector racks, loading and suspension devices, shackles, rocket pods, pylons, aircraft ammunition, boosters, and feed chutes. Boresights and performs after-firing inspection of aircraft guns. Examines aircraft guns for defects. Analyzes malfunctions of munitions launch, release, suspension, and monitor systems, and associated handling and loading equipment. Disassembles, repairs, or replaces mechanical, electrical, electronic, and pneudraulic mechanisms of launch and release systems, and aircraft gun systems. Removes, disassembles, and inspects parts and subassemblies for damage, rust, corrosion, or acceptable clearances and tolerances. Makes adjustments and applies lubricants and preservatives. Performs serviceability tests on aircraft guns, gun systems, and munitions associated suspension equipment.
  • Performs armament systems maintenance functions. Modifies munitions launch, release, suspension, and monitor systems to improve efficiency. Determines probable effect of modifications on future maintenance and operational problems.
  • Plans, organizes, and directs aircraft armament systems maintenance activities. Establishes and evaluates performance and training standards, maintenance controls, and procedures. Checks methods and techniques used to load and unload munitions on aircraft, to repair and maintain aircraft release and gun systems, and to maintain, repair, and modify associated equipment. Ensures compliance with policies, directives, and safety procedures. Analyzes productivity and work quality. Evaluates operational efficiency of aircraft guns and munitions systems, and recommends modification.

Specialty Qualifications:

  • Knowledge. Knowledge is mandatory of: electricity; principles of physics, mechanics, electronics, and ballistics applying to munitions launch, release, suspension, fusing, and arming systems, and aircraft gun systems; use of precision measuring tools and equipment; interpreting schematics and wiring diagrams; concepts and application of maintenance directives; nuclear and nonnuclear munitions loading and safety procedures; and proper handling, use, and disposal of hazardous waste and materials.
  • Education. For entry into this specialty, completion of high school or General Education Development equivalency is mandatory.
  • Also, completion of courses in mechanics or basic electronics is desirable.
  • Training. The following training is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated:
  • AFSC 2W131X. Completion of a suffix specific basic aircraft armament systems course.
  • AFSC 2W191. Completion of the Advanced Aircraft Armament Systems course J3AZR2W191 0A1A, PDS Code 08E (effective 31 March 2013).
  • Experience. The following experience is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated:
  • 2W151. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2W131C/E/F/J/K/L/N/Q or Z. Also, experience loading and unloading munitions, or maintaining, repairing, and modifying munitions launch, release, suspension, or aircraft gun systems.
  • 2W171. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2W151. Also, experience performing or supervising functions such as loading and unloading munitions, or maintaining, repairing, and modifying munitions launch, release, suspension, or aircraft gun systems.
  • 2W191. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2W171. Also, experience managing and controlling functions such as loading and unloading munitions, or maintaining, repairing, and modifying munitions launch, release, suspension, or aircraft gun systems.
  • Other. The following are mandatory as indicated:
  • See attachment 4 for additional entry requirements.
  • AFECD, 31 October 2017 183
  • For entry, award, and retention of these AFSCs:
  • No record of emotional instability.
  • Normal depth perception as defined in AFI 48-123, Medical Examinations and Standards.
  • Normal color vision as defined in AFI 48-123.
  • For award and retention of these AFSCs, must maintain local network access IAW AFMANs 17-1201, User Responsibilities and Guidance for Information Systems and 17-1301, Computer Security.
  • Specialty requires routine access to Secret material or similar environment. For award and retention of AFSCs 2W1XX, completion of a current National Agency Check, Local Agency Checks and Credit (NACLC) according to AFI 31-501, Personnel Security Program Management, is mandatory.
  • NOTE: Award of the 3-skill level without a completed NACLC is authorized provided an interim Secret security clearance has been granted according to AFI 31-501.

 

 APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND GENERAL INFORMATION

HOW TO APPLY:  Individuals who meet the Duties, Responsibilities, and Special Information Criteria for this position must submit a complete AGR application package to: ng.mi.miarng.mbx.air-agr@mail.mil

1.  DO NOT send application directly to the HRO Office (hand carry, US Post Office, etc). In the event that an applicant is unable to use the email address provided (I.E. rejection email) or is a deployed Airman without accessibility please call 517-481-7715 and you will be provided additional instructions. Applicants must provide documentation in the event that this occurred (I.E. rejection email).

2. *AT A MINIMUM YOUR PACKET SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

      a. COMPLETED NGB FORM 34-1 signed and dated with the job announcement and title. (Do not submit an SF Form 171 or OF 612). Due to personal identifiable information (PII) concerns contained within Air AGR packets, we are requesting that all applications for Air AGR positions omit their home of record and social security number upon submission.

      b. Military Personnel Report on Individual Personnel (RIP) from either the vMPF or MilPDS no more than 30 days old.

      c. An official fitness score of 75% or higher within 1 year (from the AF portal).

 *Applications without all the required supporting documentation will not be considered and will not be returned.

 3. Applications must be received by 2359 hours on the closing date of this vacancy announcement. Further information may be obtained by contacting the AGR Personnel Office: TSgt Stephanie Bagley 517-481-7715, DSN 623-9715. Prior approval required for last minute faxed applications.

NOTES

EEO POLICYThe management of AGRs will be free of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin and age IAW ANGI 36-7, ANG Military Equal Opportunity Program.

ENTRY QUALIFICATION PER ANGI 36-101

1. The intent of the AGR program is to assess AFSC qualified individuals. However, any applicant selected who does not possess the AFSC, must sign an agreement to retrain.

2. Enlisted personnel applying for Officer position must be eligible for commissioning upon selection for AGR duty.  Assignment to the AGR tour will not become effective until the individual receives a commission in the ANG and as a Reserve of the Air Force.

3. Members selected for AGR tours must meet the physical qualifications outlined in AFI 48-123, Medical Examinations and Standards. Airmen with a DD Form 469, Duty Limiting Condition Report reflected at the time of an AGR physical package evaluation, will not be deemed medically qualified. However, accession of a member is possible as long as the member is medically cleared of any Duty Limitation Code (DLC)/medical profile prior to starting an AGR order.

4. Personnel must have retainability to complete the tour of military duty.

5. Applicants are subject to personal interview upon notification of time and place. Necessary travel will be at the applicant’s own expense.

6. Initial AGR tour orders are probationary. Individuals selected for continuation until retirement and electing Career Status Bonus (CSB) must be extended to the date they will achieve 20 satisfactory active duty years on their AGR orders.

7. Voluntary release from the AGR program prior to completion of tour is contingent upon approval of the Adjutant General of Michigan.