Skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accuratelySkilled in diagnosing and repairing mechanical concerns
Ability to format and write English in reports and presentation formats
Skilled in presenting formal training presentations and briefings
Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting material
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
Skilled in training, mentoring, leading, and problem solving
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least one year of specialized working experiences in performing maintenance on B-2, F-22, and/or F-35 aircraft Low Observable (LO)/low signature. Must have at least six months of leadership and training experiences in the military maintenance programs. Must have working knowledge of aircraft structural maintenance, metals technology, survival equipment, and nondestructive inspection methods; characteristics and identification of aerospace and non-aerospace materials; concepts and application of maintenance directives; maintenance data reporting; and proper handling, storage, use, and disposal of hazardous waste and materials. The applicant must have a working knowledge in the principles of LO aircraft signature management and aircraft radar signature reduction techniques. Must be competent in providing technical guidance and training to other employees who perform maintenance on Low Observable (LO)/low signature aircraft (B-2, F-22, and/or F-35). Capabilities include the knowledge and skills in troubleshooting procedures, diagnosing problems and determining corrective actions in the maintenance of LO aircraft systems. The applicant must have the working skills and knowledge of assigned computer systems such as, IMIS, IMS, ALIS, SAS, and/or LOHAS used for maintenance planning, technical instruction, and maintenance documentation. Must have the competencies to apply the TOD, JTD and/or other technical publications and directives relating to work requirements. Must have working skills and knowledge of metal strength characteristics (annealing, tempering, and normalizing), composite and LO material characteristics, selection of proper materials for repair actions and knowledge of 4 health hazards associated with maintenance as well as proper mitigation procedures, decontamination, and housekeeping. Must have a working knowledge and experiences in Quality Assurance (QA) inspections that were sufficient to comply with AF directives and guidelines. Knowledge and skills in the evaluation, installation, removal, and repairs of LO coatings. Experienced in the aircraft design, repair, modification, and fabrication of metals, plastics, composites, advanced composites, LO, and bonded structural parts and components. Experienced in applying preservative treatments to aircraft, aerospace ground equipment (AGE), and support equipment (SE). Experienced in the principles and techniques of aircraft and AGE structural maintenance, and corrosion control techniques. Knowledge and skilled in the repair of exotic composite, thermal plastic, and conventional composite aircraft structures using state of the art materials, methods, and procedures. Experienced in the repair and maintenance of aircraft sheet metal and metallic structural elements ensuring aircraft structural integrity. Experiences included the planning and scheduling of LO systems maintenance. Competent in working and leading others in the Low Observable Aircraft Structural Maintenance (LOASM) shop level program by providing overall direction of the maintenance effort, enforcing safe maintenance practices, and assembling and managing critical equipment items. The applicant must have the working skills and knowledge of assigned computer systems such as, IMIS, IMS, ALIS, SAS, and/or LOHAS used for maintenance planning, technical instruction, and maintenance documentation. Experienced in forecasting maintenance actions through reviews and updates of Integrated Maintenance Information System (IMIS), Autonomous Logistics Information System (ALIS), B-2 Information Maintenance System (IMS), F-22 Signature Assessment System (SAS) and/or F-35 Low Observable Health Assessment System (LOHAS). Experienced in determining methods necessary to meet mission requirements and Mission Capable (MICAP) requisitions.
For hire into a FWS 4352 DST position, award of the compatible Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC), and unit position assignment, a high school diploma is mandatory. Completion of high school courses in mathematics, algebra, chemistry, physics, mechanical drawing, and metal working is desirable. Higher academic college degrees are desirable. For the WS DST position, completion of at least two military professional education course programs is a mandatory requirement. For the WL DST positions, completion of at least one military professional education course programs is a mandatory requirement.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- Selectee may be subject to a one-year probationary/trial period.
- Possess or be able to acquire and maintain a Secret security clearance.