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Machinist (D1489000)

Air Force Civilian Service Little Rock Afb, AR
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Job Description

Duties

DUTIES: Performs all types of machining operations to manufacture, modify, and repair aircraft parts, support equipment, tools, and assemblies. Fabricates local manufactured items required for aircraft components. Work includes bending, cutting, forming, casting, cleaning, molding, welding, sawing, machining, and assembling. Lays out work, reads and interprets blueprints and technical publications, designs and draws working sketches, makes special tools, dies, jigs, and fixtures, performs production work of aircraft parts, and works to tolerances varying from .0l0 to .0005 inch. Troubleshoots difficult metal machining designs and fabrication problems. Plans work, taking into consideration the type and numbers of machining/welding operations, machines to be used, and type of set-ups and methods of production such as cutting, milling, grinding, welding, and polishing. Performs shop calculations such as determination of peripheral cutting speeds and settings. Determines metal identity and characteristics by subjecting metals to spark, acid, fire, magnetic, alkaline, heat, quench, and fracture tests. Tests specimens for predetermined requirements of tensile, bend, shear, and impact strength using materials testing machines. Welds ferrous and non-ferrous metals and alloys such as cobalt, chrome, nickel, aluminum, magnesium, and titanium. Welds butt, lap, tee, and corner joints in flat, vertical, horizontal, and overhead working positions. Welds metals and alloys by shielded gas welding (Heli-arc), metallic arc, oxyacetylene, and resistance welding processes. Heat treats metal parts as required. Compares machine parts with drawings, technical orders, or specifications for conformance with established tolerances, fits, and surface finish. Makes precision measurements using micrometer, vernier calipers, dial indicators, and gauges at various dimensions. Inspects tapered surfaces for variations by applying bearing blue and using surface plate. Determines reparability of damaged machine parts, tools, and aircraft components. Tests metals using Rockwell or Brinell hardness testing methods. Conducts training of drill status guard (DSG) members assigned to the shop. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations and 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. May be required to be aircraft welder certified. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

SPECIALIZED QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Must have 18 months of the following:

Experience or training performing the full range of machining operations on most types of conventional or CNC machine tools and their various attachments.

Experience or training in planning and lay out work from blueprints, worksheets and other drawings that may have missing or incorrect information.

Skill in applying shop mathematics in establishing needed dimensions, such as those required for chasing threads or machining angular surfaces; locating and marking surfaces and angles to be machined.

Skill in programming machining operations, setting up and operating CNC machine tools.

Knowledge of and ability to apply advanced shop mathematics such as geometric and trigonometric formulas to make computation for laying out work, machining pieces at unusual or compound angles, determining gear ratios pitch, angles and other similar exact or precision dimension.

PLACEMENT FACTORS: Applicants should demonstrate through prior experience, education and training the following: (1) Knowledge of machine operations to manufacture, modify and repair aircraft parts, support equipment, tools and assemblies. (2) Ability to weld ferrous and non-ferrous metals using shielded gas, metal arc and oxyacetylene processes. (3) Ability to complete certification as an aircraft welder. (4) Ability to set up, program and operate all available powered and non-powered machine tools and associated metal working equipment. (5) Ability to accurately use precision measuring devices including micrometers, Vernier calipers, dial indicators, gauges and hardness testers. (6) Knowledge of how to design and prepare layouts, special tools, dies, fixtures and templates utilizing blueprints and drawings. (7) Ability to resolve technical problems through experience and use of technical manuals and publications. (8) Completion of appropriate technical school/CDC courses.  

Contact HRO with questions regarding your application BEFORE the closing date.

BENEFITS

      -FSA FEDS - https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp 
      -Health Insurance -  http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

      -Leave - http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

      -Life Insurance -  http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

      -Long Term Care Insurance -  http://www.opm.gov/insure/ltc/

      -Retirement Program - http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp


Other Information

This position with the Arkansas National Guard is a Title 32 USC 709 position, not Title 5, and as such has different Reduction In Force (RIF) criteria, certain grade and promotion limitations, and no Veterans Preference.  Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer of Civilian Pay is required as a condition of employment/promotion/reassignment.  Initial in-processing of new employees will include enrollment procedures.  Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.

THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, AND AS SUCH, ALL COMPLETE APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT DISCRIMINATION FOR ANY NON-MERIT FACTORS, SUCH AS RACE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, POLITICS, MARITAL STATUS, AGE, OR MEMBERSHIP OR NON-MEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION.

Job Details

Date Posted September 4, 2017
Date Closes October 4, 2017
Requisition 465183400
Located In Little rock afb, AR
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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