AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE COORDINATOR Job at US Department of the Air Force – 4.4 in Fairchild AFB, WA



This is a Washington Air National Guard Title 32 Excepted Service Bargaining Unit Technician position:


Location: 141st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Fairchild AFB, Washington 99011

Air National Guard Units

Appointment Type: Temporary Promotion, excepted service

Advertised as: ENLISTED

This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.


Responsible for the total squadron maintenance program, manages the overall direction of the maintenance effort, and enforces safe maintenance practices.

Responsible for identifying, assembling, and managing critical equipment items.

Ensures that a pilot pickup is accomplished for critical parts in order to expedite repairs of Not-Mission-Capable aircraft that receive the highest priority and depends on the critical need for the aircraft and its return to service.

Participates in establishing the monthly and weekly maintenance plans.

Attends the daily maintenance planning meetings for the purpose of incorporating unscheduled maintenance into the weekly and daily maintenance plans.

Evaluates workload requirements and makes changes to aircraft utilization schedules as required.

Controls and coordinates maintenance activity on the flightline.

Monitors aircraft maintenance in progress and evaluates estimated completion time against scheduling and planning requirements.

Anticipates problems and directs changes of flightline activities in order to meet mission schedules.

May be required to coordinate with supervisors to select workers and assign tasks to be performed.

Understands, executes, and coordinates specific disaster control duties including the provisions contained Air Force instructions, with regard to movement of aircraft, support equipment, and evacuation of flightline personnel.

Decisions will be made based on safeguarding personnel first, followed by protecting aircraft, equipment, and other resources.

Maintains a current on-base disaster map with cordon overlay and appropriate checklists for use during disasters or exercises.

Other duties as assigned.

  • The above duty description doesn’t contain all details of the official position description. A copy of the entire position description can be found on FASCLASS by searching the position description (PD# PDD1528000). https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/search_fs/search_fasclass.asp

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Job family (Series)

1101 General Business And Industry



Conditions of Employment

Military Grades: TSgt – SMSGT

Compatible Military Assignments: 2A5X4

  • Applicants need not be assigned to the position but must possess the AFSC to apply or be considered for selection.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Must maintain membership in the WA National Guard for continued employment.


Administrative or clerical experience, education, or training which demonstrates the candidate’s ability to perform the duties of the position. Experience using computer and automation systems.

Must have at least 36 months experience, education or training program or managerial experience in a type of work or a combination of functions directly related to the business or industry position to be filled or in comparable work or functions. Experience developing and recommending policy; organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of operations. Experience in supervisory, staff or technical work which included study, analysis or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of managerial or administrative policies, practices and procedures. Experience preparing written communications and oral presentations.


Education Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:
Not Applicable.

To receive credit for Education, you must provide transcripts or other documentation of proof to support your Educational claims.

Additional information

*****This is a temporary promotion. Not to exceed 5 years.*****

  • 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).
  • Military Technicians are ineligible for enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these incentives.
  • Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.
  • Veteran’s preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709 (f).

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The WA National Guard is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be filled without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, or political affiliation.

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.

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. You may also be excluded from consideration if you indicate that you are unwilling to accept the lower grade and a determination is made that you are not qualified at the higher grade. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Verbiage displayed on your resume or application must contain your own words. You may refer to position descriptions, i.e. the general and specialized experience located within the vacancy announcement, to assist with describing work experiences; however, resumes or applications received in verbatim will not be considered. In your resume you will need to address the general and specialized experience listed above. Please use as much detail as needed, giving dates (months and years) of the experience, position title and how the experience was gained. This information is needed to determine if you are qualified for the position.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics). NOTE: You do not have to respond to the KSA’s separately but your resume should contain sufficient information to demonstrate possession of the KSA’s.

Knowledge of the maintenance, modification, and repair of various types of complex aviation components and equipment on a combat or strategic fixed wing aircraft.

Knowledge of the activity, staff, support operations, manpower, equipment, supplies, and materials, etc., to develop short- and long-range plans and schedules of maintenance workloads.

Extensive knowledge, understanding, and use of aircraft equipment and components terminology, data, and standards, and how to relate them to needs of missions.

Knowledge and experience to observe and analyze production operations to determine if schedules are being followed, improved, and to determine the causes of production delays.

Knowledge of quality assurance sufficient to comply with Air Force directives and guidelines.

Knowledge of Emergency War Order (EWO) and contingency plans to successfully accomplish aircraft generation.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance


Drug test required


Required Documents

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you are required to submit a complete Application Package which includes:

Resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed

Resumes exceeding 25 pages will not be considered

Mil Form 174

For access to Required Documents please refer to: http://mil.wa.gov/federal-human-resources

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants: Cover Letter, DD-214,SF-50, Driver’s License, and Transcript.

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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This job is open to

National Guard & Reserves

Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.

Clarification from the agency

Area 1: In-Service Permanent Washington Air National Guard Technicians, Area 3: In-State Washington Air National Guard Drilling Members

About the Company

Company: US Department of the Air Force – 4.4

Company Location:  Fairchild AFB, WA

Estimated Salary:

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