MICHIGAN NATIONAL GUARD
Human Resource Office
3423 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48906-2906
AIR NATIONAL GUARD
ACTIVE GUARD/RESERVE (AGR) VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 17-51
TOUR LENGTH: INITIAL TOUR FOUR YEARS
CONTINUATION TOUR SIX YEARS
OPENING DATE: 08 MAR 2017
CLOSING DATE: 22 APR 2017
POSITION TITLE: PAVEMENTS AND CONTRUCTION EQUIPMENT
POSITION GRADE: E6/TSGT
POSITION AFSC: 3E271
3E2X1 AFSC DESIRED
ASVAB SCORES: M: 40 A: G: E: IAW AFECD
LOCATION: CRTC, ALPENA MI
WHO CAN APPLY:
AREA 1: ON-BOARD PERMANENT ACTIVE GUARD RESERVE (AGR) EMPLOYEES OF THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD
MINIMUM GRADE E4/SRA
MAXIMUM GRADE E6/TSGT
AREA 2: OPEN TO ALL CURRENT TRADITIONAL GUARD MEMBERS OF THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD
MINIMUM GRADE E4/SRA
MAXIMUM GRADE E6/TSGT
AREA 3: OPEN TO THOSE ELIGIBLE FOR ENLISTMENT IN THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD
MINIMUM GRADE E4/SRA
MAXIMUM GRADE E6/TSGT
PER ANGI 36-101 ANY APPLICANT SELECTED WHO DOES NOT POSSESS THE AFSC, MUST SIGN AN AGREEMENT TO RETRAIN
Enlisted Airmen who apply for a position which would cause an overgrade MUST indicate in writing a willingness to be administratively reduced in grade in accordance with ANGI 36-2503, Administrative Demotion of Airmen. Acceptance of demotion MUST be in writing and included in the application package.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
• Plans, constructs, and repairs airfield pavements, roads, streets, curbs, surface mats, membranes, and other improved areas using paving and surfacing procedures.
• Takes soil, aggregate, asphalt, and concrete samples for laboratory tests.
• Interprets construction drawings and surveys using information such as subgrade contours and grade alignment.
• Inspects pavements for surface, base, and sub-base damage or defects.
• Repairs damaged or defective areas by removing and replacing joint and crack sealant, surface overlays, and seal coats.
• Determines material and equipment requirements and prepares cost estimates for construction activities. Provides erosion control.
• Determines type and application of equipment to use in various construction, maintenance, and repair operations.
• Operates construction equipment to finish grade, level, slope, and compact construction materials.
• Operates snow and ice removal equipment.
• Applies chemicals and other ice control products.
• Inspects, lubricates, and performs operator maintenance on construction and snow removal equipment.
• Adjusts and changes attachments on equipment.
• Connects and repairs wire rope rigging to cable-operated equipment.
• Schedules and coordinates equipment repair and servicing with the vehicle maintenance activity and other servicing facilities.
• Investigates proposed work sites to determine resource requirements.
• Applies engineered performance standards to plan and estimate jobs.
• Coordinates and plans work requirements with other civil engineering and base agencies.
• Inspects work to ensure quality and compliance with policies, regulations, and other publications.
• Designs demolition projects, places and detonates explosives.
• Performs quarry demolition, clearing and base denial operations as required.
• Operates water well drilling, rock crushing equipment, and fixed and mobile concrete and asphalt batch plants.
• Knowledge is mandatory of characteristics, capabilities, operation, and maintenance of equipment used in construction and paving; soil types, properties, limitations, and compaction methods; soil stabilization, drainage, and erosion control; construction and maintenance of asphalt and concrete surfaces; roadbeds; structure erection; landscaping; safety and environmental concerns; and pavement maintenance plans.
• For entry into this specialty, completion of high school with courses in general science, shop mechanics, and use of drawings is desirable.
• For award of AFSC 3E231, completion of a basic pavements and equipment operator course is mandatory.
• The following experience is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated:
• 3E271. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 3E251.
• Also, experience performing or supervising functions such as construction equipment operation; special techniques in using construction equipment to prepare areas for constructing and maintaining roads, grounds, and airfield surfaces; or concrete work, soil stabilization, and rigid and flexible pavement construction and maintenance.
• For entry into this specialty:
• Normal color vision as defined in AFI 48-123, Medical Examinations and Standards.
• For entry, award, and retention of these AFSCs, must possess a valid state driver’s license to operate government motor vehicles (GMV) in accordance with AFI 24-301, Vehicle Operations.
• For award and retention of these AFSCs, must maintain local network access IAW AFMANs 33-152, User Responsibilities and Guidance for Information Systems and 33-282, Computer Security.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND GENERAL INFORMATION
HOW TO APPLY: Individuals who meet the Duties, Responsibilities, and Special Information Criteria for this position must submit a complete AGR application package to: email@example.com
1. DO NOT send application directly to the HRO Office (hand carry, US Post Office, etc). In the event that an applicant is unable to use the email address provided (I.E. rejection email) or is a deployed Airman without accessibility please call 517-481-7715 and you will be provided additional instructions. Applicants must provide documentation in the event that this occurred (I.E. rejection email).
2. AT A MINIMUM, YOUR PACKET SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
a. COMPLETED NGB FORM 34-1 signed and dated with the job announcement and title. (Do not submit an SF Form 171 or OF 612). Due to personal identifiable information (PII) concerns contained within Air AGR packets, we are requesting that all applications for Air AGR positions omit their home of record and social security number upon submission.
b. Military Personnel Report on Individual Personnel (RIP) from either the vMPF or MilPDS no more than 30 days old.
c. An official fitness score of 75% or higher within 1 year (from the AF portal).
d. Please combine all documents into one PDF file.
3. Applications must be received by 2359 hours on the closing date of this vacancy announcement. Further information may be obtained by contacting the AGR Personnel Office: SMSGT Wright J. Thurmand 517-481-7715, DSN 580-9715. Prior approval required for last minute faxed applications. ________________________________________
EEO POLICY: The management of AGRs will be free of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin and age IAW ANGI 36-7, ANG Military Equal Opportunity Program.
ENTRY QUALIFICATION PER ANGI 36-101
1. The intent of the AGR program is to assess AFSC qualified individuals. However, any applicant selected who does not possess the AFSC, must sign an agreement to retrain.
2. Enlisted personnel applying for Officer position must be eligible for commissioning upon selection for AGR duty. Assignment to the AGR tour will not become effective until the individual receives a commission in the ANG and as a Reserve of the Air Force.
3. Members selected for AGR tours must meet the physical qualifications outlined in AFI 48-123, Medical Examinations and Standards. Airmen with a DD Form 469, Duty Limiting Condition Report reflected at the time of an AGR physical package evaluation, will not be deemed medically qualified. However, accession of a member is possible as long as the member is medically cleared of any Duty Limitation Code (DLC)/medical profile prior to starting an AGR order.
4. Personnel must have retainability to complete the tour of military duty.
5. Applicants are subject to personal interview upon notification of time and place. Necessary travel will be at the applicant’s own expense.
6. Pregnant females are eligible to apply for AGR tours. If selected, they cannot be appointed and entered on active duty until the pregnancy period has expired.
7. Initial AGR tour orders are probationary. Individuals selected for continuation until retirement and electing Career Status Bonus (CSB) must be extended to the date they will achieve 20 satisfactory active duty years on their AGR orders.
8. Voluntary release from the AGR program prior to completion of tour is contingent upon approval of the Adjutant General of Michigan.