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Powered Support Systems Mechanic- Military Requirement

Air Force Civilian Service Elmendorf Afb, AK
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Job Description

Duties

The primary purpose of this Air Reserve Technician (ART) Enlisted position is to serve as a journeyman mechanic to troubleshoot, test, repair, modify, overhaul, service and dispatch powered ground support equipment and to train reservists in the accomplishment of tasks set forth herein.

Incumbent of this position will perform the following duties:

  • Perform preventive maintenance on ground power support systems.
  • Perform major maintenance on ground support equipment such as power sources, major components, support components, and associated components.
  • Perform periodic, routine and special inspections of all scheduled equipment.
  • Maintain records and document actions.
  • Certify work produced under the USAF Technical Order Program.

Qualifications

A specific length of experience is not required. However, you must have had experience (military or civilian, paid or unpaid) of sufficient scope and quality to be able to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. You must show that you have the experience as identified in the Job Elements listed below as they relate to the position for which you are applying. Since your rating will be based upon the information you supply in your application (resume), you should be as detailed as possible and use the following Job Elements as a guide to assist you in identifying your relevant work experience.

ELEMENT A: Ability to do the Work of Powered Support Systems Mechanic -- Work independently, make decisions, and plan operations in the powered support systems mechanic position.  ELEMENT B: Ability to Use Hand Tools, Powered Tools, Specialized Tools, and Support Equipment -- Independently select and use or operate, as needed, hand and powered machines used. Element C: Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, and Repair -- Ability to assemble, install and repair powered ground support equipment. ELEMENT F: Knowledge of Powered Support Systems Mechanic Technical Practices -- Experience in new and up-to-date trade practices. ELEMENT J : Troubleshooting of Ground Powered Support System -- Trouble, test, analyze, modify and repair ground powered support systems. Element K: Ability to Work from Instructions, Specifications, Blueprints, Personal Inspections, etc. --Analyze, interpret, and follow work orders, blueprints, specifications, and sketches. ELEMENT M: Knowledge of Materials -- Knowledge of and ability to use materials used in performing the duties of the position.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Position may or will require incumbent to: (1) Meet and maintain Air Force Reserve military requirements. Incumbents regular assignments are primarily ART duties; however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities. (2) Work uncommon tours of duty. (3) Obtain and maintain appropriate security clearance. (4) Some positions covered by this announcement may be designated as drug-testing positions where the incumbent may be subject to random drug testing. (5) Some positions under this announcement may be covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sept 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 such position. (6) Some positions under this announcement may be controlled positions covered by the Personnel Reliability Program (PRP). (7) Lift up to 79 pounds. (8) Stand, bend, and stoop for extended periods of time. (9) Operate a crane, truck, tractor, or motor vehicle.  (10)  Work outside in inclement weather.  (11)  Be exposed to solvents, grease, oils, radiant energy, electrical energy. excessive noise, vibration, slippery and uneven walking surfaces. (12) Work on ladders or scaffolding and in areas around machinery with moving parts, moving objects or vehicles.

BENEFITS

The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

Salary will vary depending on geographical location. Please visit http://www.cpms.osd.mil/wage/scheds/afusa.aspx to obtain the salary for your area of interest.


Other Information

  • Preferred Military AFSC: 2A6X2
  • Candidates are encouraged to provide a copy of their military experience and training (VMET) documents with their resume in order to expedite recruitment efforts. Visit the Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success) website https://www.dmdc.osd.mil/tgps/ to obtain this VMET information.
  •  For more information visit the Air Force Special Examining Unit website at http://www.afrc.af.mil/AboutUs/JobOpportunities.aspx.
  • Individuals on active duty may apply 120 days before separation date and should indicate in their application their military separation date. Individuals with more than 120 days before separation date must submit with their application a letter, signed by their commanding officer, stating the individual will be released from active duty (Palace Chase) if they obtain an ART position. Reservists who are mobilized may submit a copy of their mobilization orders or a statement in their application stating they are available within 120 days.
  • Individual who have special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition assistance Program (ICTAP) must rank in the Best or Highly qualified categories to be considered well qualified for the position. Federal civilian employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirement of 5 CFR 330.704. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of the most recent Performance Rating, and a copy of the most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible.
  • Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. For information on military spouse preference, please refer to website http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/veterans-authorities/.  Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference.
  • All Federal Employees are required by PL 104-134 to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.

Job Details

Date Posted August 4, 2017
Date Closes September 3, 2017
Requisition 425010500
Located In Elmendorf afb, AK
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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