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Salary: $72 553 - 94 317 per year
Published at: May 16 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST, Position Description Number T5808900 and is part of the LA ANG 159TH FIGHTER WING, National Guard.


Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Serves as the Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR) for wing maintenance policy, advising supervisors and employees on both general policy and specific maintenance matters. Makes decisions and recommendations on technical concerns presented by supervisors. Utilizes a comprehensive knowledge and ability to interpret Air Force Instructions, Technical Orders, engineering drawings, product specifications, Air Force Occupational and Health (AFOSH) and environmental standards, public law, and locally developed policy. Evaluates and assesses complex systems, subsystems, integrated systems/subsystems, or components for conformance to applicable technical data, engineering drawings, standards and specifications. 2. Utilizes data collection techniques and procedures for evaluation, inspection, and audit programs, evaluates the results and determines the appropriate and effective method and format for presentation to higher-level management. Performs statistical analysis (e.g. normal distribution, averages, means, standard deviations, trending, root cause analysis, etc.) using standard statistical quality control methods. Utilizes inspection and evaluation techniques, statistical methods, mathematics, production management, industrial management, and database management skills to perform root cause, deficiency and trend analysis. Utilizes these analyses to validate and update Acceptable Quality Levels (AQLs), frequency changes to Routine Inspection Lists (RILs), and recommendations for corrective maintenance practice action. 3. Serves as the Aircraft Weight and Balance program manager utilizing complex computer based programs, data bases, electronic weighing apparatus, and integrated weight and balance computers for the Wing to maintain strict accounting of aircraft weight and balance for safe flight operations. Recommends decertification of configuration loads that exceed the safe for flight envelope or ground gross weight restrictions. Manages the unit aircraft and equipment impoundment program by thorough investigation of aircraft or equipment anomalies that generated the impoundment. Manages the unit chaffing program. 4. Reviews wing depot-level assistance requests developed in accordance with tech orders. Reviews for adequacy and submits engineering disposition requests to the System Program Office (SPO). Serves as the unit point of contact regarding all engineering disposition requests. Ensures all authorized technical data variances are submitted to Plans & Scheduling for inclusion in the aircraft/equipment historical records. Coordinates and works with the engineering functions at the ALC and Air Force Material Command (AFMC) to insure quality assurance plans interface. Coordinates requested actions to comply with engineering changes requests as necessary. Develops procedures for acceptance inspections to determine equipment condition and adequacy of depot or contract maintenance. 5. Serves as the authority for determining applicability of Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO) and One Time Inspections (OTI). Reviews and determines the applicability, completeness, accuracy and of TCTOs and OTIs to unit maintained equipment, notifies the Maintenance Operations Center (MOC), and monitors expended man-hours and the quality of unit compliance actions. Determines surveillance and evaluation coverage based on the complexity of the TCTO/OTI as well as to the criticality of the system or the component to be modified. Monitors the quality of the first job and performs kit proofing as required. Develops, evaluates, and implements OTI's to verify the existence of suspected equipment conditions or malfunctions. Ensures proper implementation of the OTI. 6. Executes a Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP) to monitor Contractor Logistic Support (CLS) aircraft or Contract Field Team (CFT). Serves as the government's on-site Quality Assurance Representative (QAR) and is the liaison between contractor and government personnel. Coordinates, processes, and reviews documents required to successfully implement the contract and completes administrative actions. Evaluates the contractors' ability to fulfill the requirements of the contract statement of work, documents contract deviations and provides those to the site manager for necessary corrective actions and coordination. 7. Manages and conducts quality verification inspections and surveillance inspections of conventional weapons systems and components. Conducts management compliance inspections of the munitions activity to include records, storage, disposal, material deficiency reporting, TCTO compliance, safety requirements etc. Reviews the practices, policies and procedures relating to storage, supply, and transportation of munitions and conventional weapons. 8. Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • You must submit all required documents (see "Required Documents" section).
  • Must possess or be able to obtain the proper clearance type and level within one year of appointment according to DoD Personnel Security Program Management Directives.
  • This employer participates in E-Verify: Federal Law required all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
  • This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
  • Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
  • Irregular and/or overtime (compensatory) hours may be required to support operational requirements or contingencies or may be required to work hours outside of the normal duty day.
  • The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment.
  • This position is designated as Essential Personnel and may be subject to duty in preparation for, or in response to, a state emergency or disaster declaration.
  • This designation will not exceed 14 calendar days per year unless otherwise approved in advance by the TAG.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess at least One (1) year experience equivalent to at least GS-9 of knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position; analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions; plan and organize work; and communicate effectively orally and in writing AND/OR a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related AND/OR a combination of specialized experience and education.


You must provide transcripts and/or other documentation as proof to support your Educational claims, and receive credit to meet the Education requirements for this position.


  • Phone: 504-278-8600
  • Email: [email protected]