Opening Date:  11/17/2017
Closing Date:  12/18/2017
Unit:  115 OSS, Madison, WI
Salary: Pay and allowance commensurate with military rank.
Area of Consideration:  Open to all eligible to enter into the AGR program.*Applicants must possess advertised AFSC*
Minimum Grade Required:  SSgt/E-5
Maximum Grade Authorized:  MSgt/E-7
Maximum Grade Available:  MSgt/E-7
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Job Description:
Inspects, maintains, packs and adjusts aircrew flight equipment such as flight helmets, oxygen masks, parachutes, flotation devices, survival kits, helmet mounted devices, aircrew night vision and other ocular systems, anti-G garments, aircrew eye and respiratory protective equipment, chemical biological protective oxygen masks and coveralls, and other types of AFE and aircrew chemical defense systems. Repairs fabric and rubber components, including protective clothing, thermal radiation barriers, flotation equipment, and various parachutes. Evaluates problems and determines feasibility of repair or replacement related to inspecting and repairing fabric, rubber equipment, and parachutes. Evaluates work orders for fabrication of authorized items. Installs and removes aircraft-installed AFE. Uses various types of test equipment such as altimeters, oxygen testers, leakage testers, radio testers, and other types of testers to conduct reliability testing on AFE and ACDE. Maintains inspection and accountability documentation on AFE issued to aircrews or prepositioned on aircraft. Operates, maintains, and inspects AFE machinery, test equipment, and tools. Performs operator maintenance and service inspections on shop equipment. Stores, handles, uses, and disposes of hazardous waste and materials based on environmental standards. Controls, issues, and safeguards aircrew side arms, and ammunition. Maintains applicable weapons qualification. Operates aircrew armories and inspects aircrew side arms as required. Ensures proper safety procedures are followed. Requisitions, stores, forecasts, handles, and transports ammunition, aircrew survival pyrotechnic devices, and other explosives such as releases, cutters, and signaling devices. Conducts aircrew continuation training; instructs aircrews on equipment use, operation, and capabilities. Conducts aircrew chemical defense equipment training; instructs aircrew on ACDE donning, doffing, and decontaminating procedures. Provides or assists in training aircrew techniques such as evasion procedures, emergency egress, post ejection/bailout descent procedures, combat survival procedures, environmental hazards, and other survival actions. Plans, directs, organizes, and evaluates AFE operational aspects such as equipment accountability, personnel reliability, mobility readiness, and other activities necessary to meet operational readiness. Maintains associated databases to ensure equipment accountability. Establishes performance standards, improves work methods, and advises on inspection, repair, and repack of aircrew flight equipment. Ensures serviceability based on required specifications and technical publications. Evaluates problems and determines feasibility of repair or replacement related to inspecting and repairing fabric, rubber equipment, and parachutes. Prepares checklists and operating instructions for AFE activities. Develops lesson plan for aircrew training, safety, and other required programs. Assigns, trains, and prepares AFE personnel for deployment. Procures, maintains, stores, and prepares equipment for deployment. Inputs, maintains, and reviews data for status of resources and training system (SORTS). Determines facilities, funding, and mobility of AFE assets to support unit taskings. Develops and submits budget requirements. Requisitions AFE and supplies. Maintains custodial files for accounts such as supply and equipment, munitions, and test, measurement and diagnostic equipment. Obtains assistance from other agencies to support AFE.Manages unit and staff agency AFE programs. Provides unit and staff agency assistance to subordinate units to ensure AFE planning and training have been accomplished, and AFE directives are being followed. Analyzes training and deficiencies preventing accomplishment of wartime tasks. Conducts quality assurance inspections to ensure compliance with policies and directives. Identifies and documents equipment and personnel training discrepancies and recommends corrective action. Evaluates and critiques AFE instructors' effectiveness, and ensures presentations are accurate and current. Advises and assists agencies whose functions affect AFE activities. Evaluates data involving equipment development and sustainment and resolves AFE problems. Conducts aircraft mishap safety investigations and analysis where AFE involved. Establishes, coordinates, and distributes exposure and contamination control procedures. Monitors associated requirements and procedures. Ensures assigned personnel take safety precautions. Prepares wartime and contingency response plans. Coordinates actions to ensure prompt response to enable and sustain operations in a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear environment with minimal degradation of combat capability. Coordinates actions to continue or restore vital functions and operations. Prepares AFE annexes, appendices, supplements, and other supporting documents to support operations plans. Serves in survival recovery center; advises leadership on mission impact and recovery activities following an attack; coordinates aircrew contamination control area requirements. Supervises contamination control operations teams.