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AIRCRAFT PNEUDRAULIC SYSTEMS MECHANIC

Air Force Civilian Service Portland, OR
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Job Description

Duties

INTRODUCTORY:
This technician position serves as a Pneudraulic System Mechanic within a fuel systems shop responsible for inspection, repair and maintenance of aircraft fuel cells and in-flight refueling systems. Utilizing extensive knowledge of fuel systems maintenance practices and procedures, incumbent troubleshoots the systems and determines extent and type of preventive and/or repair maintenance required and performs all necessary repairs, installation and operational checks.

MAJOR DUTIES:
1. 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 RC- activities associated with time compliance technical orders (TCTC) involving aircraft fuel systems, in-flight refueling systems and related components.
2. Connects power sources, and using cockpit controls, gauges and additional precision instruments, performs operational and functional checks of in-flight refueling, single point refueling and fuel transfer systems and related valves, pumps, switches, selectors, and control devices.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:
Work involved in the maintenance, modification, and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic systems associated with aircraft. The work requires: knowledge of the physical principles governing the behavior of fluids (liquids and gases) as they pertain to hydraulic and pneumatic systems and their components; knowledge of aircraft structures and the relationship of hydraulic pneumatic systems to the structure and other aircraft systems; knowledge of basic electrical and mechanical principles; the ability to use technical manuals and schematics and to test for and isolate malfunctions in hydraulic and pneumatic systems; and the skill to effect modifications, repairs, or maintenance required. 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.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
Applicants applying at the WG-10 level must have 18 months of general and specialized 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.

Education Requirements:
None to list for this position.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:
None to list for this position.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

---If any supplemental documentation for education or certifications are required it will be listed here.

---If the position requires a drivers license, applicant will be expected to obtain and maintain a satisfactory State of Oregon Drivers License. Drivers licenses from other states will be accepted pending they are recognized by the State of Oregon DMV and adhere to National Guard Technician Personnel Regulations.

--If position requires security clearance. Individuals must currently possess or obtain and maintain a satisfactory Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance in accordance with position requirements.

--Applicants are subject to Police Record Check. Applicants can pre-emptively fill out the PDF form below at the link.

http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/forms/forminfo/forminfopage84.html

On the Police Records Check Form DD-369 please fill out sections 2 through 9, must sign block 11, and leave line 10 blank. Once complete please upload along with application packet.

BENEFITS

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees! The following Web address provides a reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees. Some of these are but not limited to: Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Insurance, Leave, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and;Retirement Program.
http://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/healthcare/

Other Information

For Any Questions or Concerns in regards to this announcement, please contact the following personnel at the Oregon Military Department:SSG Velasquez, Pedro
Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment/Placement/Compensation)
Oregon Military Department JFHQ-Human Resources Office
Salem, OR 97301
Business Number: (503)584-3926; DSN: 355-3926
Business E-Mail: pedro.velasquez.mil@mail.mil

SSG Chitwood, Edward D.
Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment/Placement/Compensation)
Oregon Military Department JFHQ-Human Resources Office
Salem, OR 97301
Business Contact: (503)584-3841; DSN: 355-3841
Business E-Mail: edward.d.chitwood.mil@mail.mil

Job Details

Date Posted August 8, 2017
Date Closes September 7, 2017
Requisition 467255700
Located In Portland, OR
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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