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AIRCRAFT PNEUDRAULIC SYSTEMS MECHANIC

Air Force Civilian Service Topeka, KS
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Job Description

Duties

This technician position serves as a Pneudraulic Svstem Mechanic within a fuel systems
shop responsible for inspection, repair and maintenance of aircraft fuel cells, water
injection, entidetonant (ADI), and inflight refueling systems. Utilizing extensive knowledge
of fuel systems maintenance practices and procedures, incumbent troubleshoots the
systems and determines extent and tvpe of preventive and/or repair maintenance required
and performs all necessary repairs, installation, and operational checks.
Utilizing electrical wiring diagrams, blueprints, schematics and technical publications,
determines extent and type of preventative and/or repair maintenance required. Performs
organizational and intermediate maintenance on aircraft fuel systems, components, and
equipment to include fuel cells, drop tanks, regulators, pumps, relief valves and fuel
accessories. Also performs required maintenance activities associated with time compliance
technical orders (TCTC) involving aircraft fuel systems, inflight refueling systems and
related components.
Connects power sources, and using cockpit controls, gauges and additional precision
instruments, performs operational and functional checks of inflight refueling, single point
refueling and fuel transfer systems and related valves, pumps, switches, selectors, and
control devices.
Performs leak check of aircraft fuel systems by visual inspection or by removal of panels
and dye tracing fuel leaks. Determines serviceability of fuel cell sealant and replaces it
when required. Examines faulty components and determines feasibility of repair,
replacement and/or need for submitting unsatisfactory reports. Repairs, reassembles, and
installs fuel system components and performs operational tests using bench and other
related test equipment.
Diagnoses and overhauls fuel accessories by disassembling, cleaning, and examining
parts for corrosion, scratches, cracks or other damage. Replaces gaskets and worn parts,
reassembles accessories, adjusts and tests to insure proper operation in accordance with
standards in technical data. Controls entry into fuel cell repair areas.
Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as ORI, IG,
and DE inspections, mobility, and command support exercises. May be required to perform
such additional duties as structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security
guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operator,
maintenance of facilities and equipment, or serve as a member of a team to cope with
natural disasters or civil emergencies.
Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

General Experience:  Experience or training which demonstrates your knowledge of basic electrical and mechanical principles; knowledge of troubleshooting procedures used to isolate malfunctions in aircraft pneudraulic systems; and ability to use technical manuals, equipment specifications, and test calibration procedures in performing the work.

 

WG-08 Specialized Experience: Applicant must have at least 12 months experience or training which provided a knowledge of basic electrical and mechanical principles. Experience in fabricating fuel, oil and vacuum hose lines. Experience in servicing, maintaining, disassembling assembling, repairing and testing hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Experience in diagnosing malfunctions and overhauling pneudraulic accessories by disassembling, cleaning part and examining parts. Experience in diagnosing trouble and determining remedies. Experience in servicing, maintaining, disassembling, assembling and repairing pneudraulic ground equipment. Experience using hand tools and test equipment. Experience that demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications and publications.

 

WG-09 and Above Experience or training which provided a knowledge of basic electrical and mechanical principles. Experience in fabricating fuel, oil and vacuum hose lines. Experience in servicing, maintaining, disassembling assembling, repairing and testing hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Experience in diagnosing malfunctions and overhauling pneudraulic accessories by disassembling, cleaning part and examining parts. Experience in diagnosing trouble and determining remedies. Experience in repairing, rebuilding and overhauling major systems of ground equipment and pneumatic and hydraulic systems. Experience in mechanical repairs using hand tools and test equipment. Experience that demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications and publications.


SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: 

Selected applicant must meet the following security requirement option:  2

  1. Applicant must successfully pass an Access National Agency Check Plus Inquiries (ANACI).
  2. Applicant must successfully obtain/maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
  3. Applicant must successfully obtain/maintain a Top Secret Clearance.
  4. Applicant must successfully obtain/maintain a Top Secret Clearance/SCI.

RANK/GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Open to military ranks/grades of E-1 through E-5.

MILITARY COMPATILITY:

*Assignment to a compatible military position is NOT required for application, but required for appointment.

  • AFSC:  2A6XX

APPOINTMENT FACTORS:

This position is for the following categories:  1

  1. Enlisted   2. Warrant Officer   3. Officer   4. Non-Dual Status

This position is:  2

  1. Supervisory position   2. Non-Supervisory position

POSITION TENURE:  4

  1. Permanent   2. Indefinite/Reimbursable   3. Indefinite NTE Deployment + 30 days   4. Indefinite NTE 30 SEP 17   5. Temporary

May convert to permanent at a later date without competition.


BENEFITS

The federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.



Other Information

  • Selecting Supervisor:  MSgt Dan Mangiaracino - (785) 861-4410 and SMSgt Lewis Shedd - (785) 861-4420

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Job Details

Date Posted August 4, 2017
Date Closes September 3, 2017
Requisition 466431200
Located In Topeka, KS
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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