Flight engineer instructor Job at Department of the Army, Latham, NY

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  • Department of the Army
  • Latham, NY

Job Description

Duties

As a Flight Engineer Instructor, GS-2185-10, you will instruct and perform flight crew work supporting heavy multi engine aircraft, and to provide assistance to the pilot in the overall operation of the aircraft. Primary aircraft include CH 54 Tarbe medium-lift helicopter, CH 47 Chinook medium-lift transport helicopter, and/or UH 60A Black Hawk transport helicopter. The aircrafts missions include combat service support airlift for movement of heavy supplies, vehicles, aircraft and equipment, troop air assaults, extractions and resupply of troops, and aeromedical evacuations, search and rescue, ice break, mine sweep, and air support of national disasters and state contingencies.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
  • This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
  • 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.
  • Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
  • 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.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position within 1 year of appointment.
  • 15T MOS preferred.
Qualifications

Military Grades : Enlisted Only

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience which has provided the applicant with a knowledge of aircraft weight and balance computations; aircraft performance data; aircraft records maintenance; and aircraft systems.



SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Must possess specialized experience for the GS-10 Level which includes at least 36 months experience as a UH-60 Flight Engineer. Flight Instructor qualification preferred or must be able to attend Flight Instructor Course within one year of appointment. Must have experience serving 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. Experience ensuring prescribed programs of instruction for aircrew training is adequately covered in terms of course content, coverage, and scope of material presented and adapt instruction to proficiency level of individuals being rated. Experience with assessing newly assigned individuals' level of experience and training through review of training records and/or proficiency flight evaluation to determine proficiency and skill status; plan and conduct aircrew training program; prepare formal course outlines; schedule and conduct initial, refresher, and continuing training. Experience with providing training on in-flight planning and coordination responsibilities, operating principles and characteristics of major aircraft systems, aircraft parameters, operational/mission requirements, equipment systems operation/and troubleshooting, proper and correct methods of performing aircrew duties, e.g., use of aircraft performance charts, computation and aircraft weight and balance, techniques of aircraft internal loading, forms and records completion, arm and hand signals, ground handling of aircraft, use of ground equipment, techniques of normal and rapid (hot) refueling, armament rearming, passenger briefing, sling(external) loads, hoist operations, observer duties, and emergency procedures. Must have experience with performing 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. Experience with assisting pilots 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. Experience with inspecting condition and readiness of aircraft, accompanies pilots on preflight/in-flight inspections and aircraft test flights, and perform operational checks to monitor aircraft control devices and indicators. Experience with determining and monitoring 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; prepare for combination loads determining placement of cargo and passengers within weight and balance limitations. Must have experience with prior to takeoff, insuring cargo is properly secured, and proper publications and emergency equipment are aboard as required such as recovery hardware, slings, litters, etc. Experience in assisting in familiarizing crew members with operating procedures by briefing on mission equipment and use of life support equipment and safety emergency procedures. Experience with reporting operational progress to pilot; updates and records in-flight performance data, observes warning indicators for system failure or malfunction performing aircraft systems operational checks and troubleshooting systems. Must have experience in providing direction to pilot during ground maneuvers; direct off loading of cargo. Experience in maintaining records of operational equipment indicating flights, repairs, maintenance, and inspections; coordinates with maintenance personnel on activities on discrepancies requiring action.

Education

Education requirements - Not applicable for this position

Additional information

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 ( Register | Selective Service System : Selective Service System (sss.gov) ).

  • Benefits
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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.


Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):Ability to Instruct, Aircraft Maintenance, and Technical Competence

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  • Required Documents


    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.


    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:


    1. Resume which includes a list of all significant jobs held and duties performed, with dates specified in month and year format, and indicate hours worked per week. Resume must have from and to dates for each position worked in. Must state whether each experience is full or part-time status. In order to qualify, your resume must reflect experience gained in the general and specialized experience listed on the announcement. If military or civilian, please include your rank and/or grade.
    *If your resume does not have any of the above requirements, you will automatically be disqualified for the position.

    2. Other supporting documents : Current Federal employees: Your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50 or equivalent), as well as the highest grade (or promotion potential) held, on a permanent basis and containing information which shows you meet time-in-grade (e.g., STEP increase, etc.) No award SF-50 will be accepted.


    Former Federal Employees separated from Federal Government over a year ago: Your separation Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50 or equivalent) showing your permanent status and your last Federal performance appraisal plan/rating. You must submit an SF-50(s) that shows permanent career or career conditional tenure to be considered (No award SF-50 will be accepted). Your last Federal performance appraisal plan must reflect a rating of Fully Successful or equivalent.

    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.

  • How to Apply

    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.


    To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.


    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 online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account ( ), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: .

    Agency contact information

    New York HRO

    Email ng.ny.nyarng.list.mnhf-staffing@army.mil


    Address ARMY AVIATION SUPPORT FACILITY 3
    330 OLD NISKAYUNA ROAD
    LATHAM, NY 12110
    US


    Learn more about this agency

    Next steps

    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.

  • Fair and Transparent


    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

    • Criminal history inquiries
    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Financial suitability
    • New employee probationary period
    • Privacy Act
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Selective Service
    • Signature and false statements
    • Social security number request


Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:


1. Resume which includes a list of all significant jobs held and duties performed, with dates specified in month and year format, and indicate hours worked per week. Resume must have from and to dates for each position worked in. Must state whether each experience is full or part-time status. In order to qualify, your resume must reflect experience gained in the general and specialized experience listed on the announcement. If military or civilian, please include your rank and/or grade.
*If your resume does not have any of the above requirements, you will automatically be disqualified for the position.

2. Other supporting documents : Current Federal employees: Your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50 or equivalent), as well as the highest grade (or promotion potential) held, on a permanent basis and containing information which shows you meet time-in-grade (e.g., STEP increase, etc.) No award SF-50 will be accepted.


Former Federal Employees separated from Federal Government over a year ago: Your separation Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50 or equivalent) showing your permanent status and your last Federal performance appraisal plan/rating. You must submit an SF-50(s) that shows permanent career or career conditional tenure to be considered (No award SF-50 will be accepted). Your last Federal performance appraisal plan must reflect a rating of Fully Successful or equivalent.

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.

How to Apply

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.


To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.


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 online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account ( ), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: .



Agency contact information

New York HRO

Email ng.ny.nyarng.list.mnhf-staffing@army.mil


Address ARMY AVIATION SUPPORT FACILITY 3
330 OLD NISKAYUNA ROAD
LATHAM, NY 12110
US


Learn more about this agency

Next steps

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.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

  • Criminal history inquiries
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
  • Financial suitability
  • New employee probationary period
  • Privacy Act
  • Reasonable accommodation policy
  • Selective Service
  • Signature and false statements
  • Social security number request

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