powered Support systems Mechanic

Department of Defense Frankfort, KY
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This National Guard position is for a POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC, Position Description Number D1067000 and is part of the KY AASF, National Guard.

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As a POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC, WG-5378-10, you will responsible for the Ground Support Equipment maintenance program, inventory control, and the identification and scheduling of preventive maintenance requirements for ground support equipment. Troubleshoot deficiencies and repair flight critical equipment including lifting devices, turbine powered generators, towing devices and auxiliary power units. Troubleshoot, repair, service, perform modifications on, and operate powered ground support equipment. Troubleshoot equipment and determine the extent of repairs as well as the parts required. Perform required preventive maintenance and servicing of equipment. Keep equipment clean and free from dirt, oil, grease and corrosion. Periodically observe the operation of equipment to detect problems. Maintain records and equipment log books. Perform major system component overhaul, rebuild, repair, replacement and troubleshooting as needed. Perform other duties as assigned.

A more comprehensive detailed description of the position may be found in Position Description D1067000on file in the employing unit or in the Human Resources Office. POC is Whitney Click, 502-607-1338.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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5378 Powered Support Systems Mechanic

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This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard as a condition of employment.

Military Grades: PVT - SSG

Compatible Military Assignments: ECMF: 15, 91 / EMOS: 92A/F/Y, 94E/R


Member must provide in writing with their application package that they are willing to accept a reduction in rank in order to be qualified for this position, if applicable. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.


You must maintain membership in the Kentucky National Guard.

You must be assigned to a compatible military position.

Wear of the military uniform.

Position may require a pre-employment physical.

May be subject to furlough actions.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Must obtain a favorable adjudication of a T3 or equivalent investigation.

Acceptance of a Federal position may terminate a military bonus.

Acceptance of a Federal position will terminate Tricare eligibility.

This position is located on a tobacco free facility.

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.



Experience performing mechanical maintenance work. Experience reading and using technical manuals, illustrations, diagrams and schematics. Experience using equipment and hand tools for troubleshooting, testing and repairing equipment.


Must have at least 18 months experience removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing parts, components, and accessories. Experience with mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to powered support equipment and systems. Experience replacing, fitting, installing, and making adjustments. Experience with 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.


Resume must have complete dates (Example 2 JAN 1980 to 3 MAR 1981 or JAN 1980 to MAR 1981), work schedule, and hours worked per week of employment. Use of year only and unspecified work schedule will result in disqualification. Each applicant must fully substantiate -in their own words- that they meet 100% of the minimum requirements and specialized experience listed above in detail; otherwise, the applicant will be considered unqualified for this position. Do NOT copy and paste from the vacancy announcement or the position description. Also, make sure the applicant's name is on every document submitted, otherwise it will NOT be considered.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.