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AIRCRAFT MECHANIC (D1366P01)

Air Force Civilian Service Carolina, PR
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Job Description

Duties

The purpose of this position is to inspect, repair, modify, and service aircraft systems, components, and assemblies, both on and off aircraft. Perform inspections, functional checks, and preventive maintenance on aircraft to include periodic, phase, hourly, preflight, calendar, thru-flight, and special inspections such as fuel contamination, emergency equipment, and oil sampling. Troubleshoots and performs unscheduled maintenance on assigned and transient aircraft, utilizing various gauges, meters, measuring devises and other related test equipment.

Physical Demands: 

Requires moderate physical exertion when climbing, stooping, standing, bending, stretching, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Routinely required to objects weighing up to 20 pounds, occasionally may lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.

Working Environment:

Works indoors and outdoors in inclement weather on icy, wet, hot, and slippery ramps; aircraft surfaces, work stands, and ladders; and in temperature and humidity extremes. Subject to the dangers from exposure to toxic fumes, dust, dirt, grease, lubricants, points, solvents, high pressure air and fluids; fast actuating aircraft surfaces such as speed brakes, flaps, and landing gear; engine noise, heat blast, and intake suction; rotating propellers; explosive munitions; electrical voltage; cartridge actuating devices; liquid oxygen; fire or explosion of aircraft fuels, etc. Frequent exposure to the possibility of cuts, burns, shock, strains and broken bones.

Qualifications

You will lose consideration for the position if your application does not include all the information/documents requested on the vacancy announcement. The USAJOBS Resume must include a clear and detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you met the required GENERAL and SPECIALIZED experience. Experiences copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other reference material constitutes plagiarism and will disqualify you from the position.  National Guard military (part-time) service is considered as full-time experience when evaluated against the qualification requirements. The applicant is credited with actual number of months the member has been in the National Guard provided such service is related to the position to be filled.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

Experience, education or training which provided the candidate with the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories, and components and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications. Must be skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipment.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Applicant must possess more than EIGHTEEN (18) months of specialized experience performing or supervising duties such as troubleshooting and performing unscheduled maintenance on assigned aircraft; working experience of the makeup, operation and installation of a variety of systems, assemblies, and surfaces; removing, replacing and adjusting various systems assemblies, and surfaces or any of their components and parts; connecting, meshing and adjusting surfaces, assemblies, and systems with one another, using precision test equipment, technical data, schematics, wiring diagrams, mathematical formulas, common hand tools, jigs, templates, and various gauges.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Study or job related training in aviation technology may be substituted on a day-for-day basis for not more than 9 months of the required specialized experience. A federal aviation airframe and power plant license may be substituted for 6 months of the required specialized experience. Copy of student transcripts or training certificates must be included in order to receive credit for education. Unofficial transcripts from internet or with alterations will not be considered. To receive credit for education the information must be included in the education section of the Resume.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Failure to meet or comply with the following requirements will be basis for non-employment or removal from employment, as appropriate.

- Successfully complete a medical screening before placement action and a periodic medical evaluation thereafter.

- Proper protective equipment must be used to comply with safety standards.

- Males born after 31 Dec 59 must provide evidence of registration with the Selective Service System.

- Evidence of identity must be provided to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (PL 99-603).  

- Acceptance of the position constitutes concurrence to wear the appropriate military uniform.

- Possess or be able to acquire a SECRET security clearance.

- Continued employment in this position is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the mandatory training specifically identified for the position.

- Individual selected must enroll in the Department of Defense Direct Deposit / Electronic Fund Transfer Pay Program.

- Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.

- Excepted Civil Service Technicians are required to maintain a MOS/AFSC and military grade that is determined by the NGB to be compatible with the assigned technician position.

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT:

In order to achieve compatibility prior to effective date of personnel action, individual selected must be eligible for military assignment to a paragraph and line number in one of the following: AFSC 2A3X3, 2A3X8, 2A5X1, 2A5X2, 2A5X4, 2A8X1, 2A8X2C, 2A8X1C, 2A8X1E or 2A8X2E.

Note:  In order to qualify for above mentioned AFSC(s) you must comply with mandatory entry requirements contained in Air Force Manual AFMAN 36-2108, Enlisted Classification or AFMAN 36-2105, Officer Classification, as applicable.

Individual selected for this position who is not qualified in one of the mentioned AFSC, MUST submit to HRO, before date of appointment, the correct military paperwork/application to attend the technical training school required to be AFSC Qualified. If selectee fails to process the school application and does not successfully graduate from the school, he/she will be terminated from the technician program for failure to meet the compatibility standards and receive a 30 days notice of separation.

BENEFITS

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp .

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp .

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp .

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, and Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp .

Effective 1 October 2010, ABC-C became the new benefits service center for National Guard Technicians. Go to http://www.abc.army.mil/ to access your Employee Benefits Information System or call the IVRS Automated Telephone System at 1-877-276-9287.

This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp .


Other Information

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMEMENT: The Puerto Rico National Guard is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regards to religion, race, color, gender, national origin, age and/or disabling condition.

HATCH ACT REFORM:   The provisions in the Hatch Act Reform amendment of 1993 prohibits individuals from making or transmitting to any officer or employee of an agency any recommendation or statement, oral or written, with respect to any employee or applicant who requests or is under consideration for any personnel action.

Job Details

Date Posted August 4, 2017
Date Closes September 3, 2017
Requisition 465367600
Located In Carolina, PR
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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