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AIRCRAFT MECHANIC

Air Force Civilian Service Coraopolis, PA
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Job Description

Duties

The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required for this position: A copy of the complete position description is available in the Human Resources Office.

Performs inspections, functional checks, and preventive maintenance on aircraft to include periodic, phase, hourly, preflight, postflight, calendar, thru-flight, and special inspections such as fuel contamination, emergency equipment, and oil sampling.  Troubleshoots and performs unscheduled maintenance on assigned and transient aircraft, utilizing various gauges, meters, measuring devices and other related test equipment.  May be required to perform user and organizational level maintenance on assigned support equipment, including inspection, repair, modification, and corrosion prevention.  Provides data for aircraft maintenance historical records, complete maintenance data collection, man-hour accounting, and other forms as required.  Instructs, directs, and assigns maintenance repair tasks to drill status guard members.  Complies with safety, fire, security, and housekeeping regulations.  Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as MEI, ORI, IG and UE inspections, mobility and command support exercises.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

GENERALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Experience or training that has provided you with the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories, and components, and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications?  Do you have experience in the use of hand tools and test equipment.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Applicant must indicate 18 months of experience in the following:  experience or training installing, adjusting, aligning, troubleshooting and functionally testing the various major and minor mechanical and pneudraulic systems on an aircraft during overhaul or modification.  Experience coordinating the work of other mechanics, and scheduling maintenance to ensure completion of critical actions and optimum workflow. The ability to instruct lower graded mechanics, military and other personnel in the disassembly and re-assembly of crash damaged engines, transmissions, gearboxes, hydraulic components, and fuel controls sufficient for the exhibit to be returned to its shipping container.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES: Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the nominating supervisor based on the following competencies considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

-Knowledge of the makeup, operation, and installation of a variety of systems, assemblies, and surfaces is required.

-Knowledge to determine when new surfaces, assemblies, and systems should be installed, or repaired through replacement of new parts and components.

-Knowledge of types and extent of adjustments and alignments required.

-Knowledge and skill to use precision test equipment, technical data, schematics, wiring diagrams, mathematical formulas, common hand tools, jigs, templates, and various gauges

-Skill in the removal, replacement and adjustment of various systems assemblies, and surfaces or any of their components and parts.

-Skill in connecting, meshing and adjusting surfaces, assemblies, and systems with one another.
 

QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicants record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.

 
INDEFINITE:  Currently employed permanent technician selected will occupy this position as a Promotion NTE or Reassignment as appropriate in their present status.  Employment status pertains to applicant nominated, who is not a currently employed permanent technician.  Indefinite appointments do not acquire permanent status and do not serve a trial period.  Indefinite appointments may be separated when their services are no longer needed or when funding is no longer available via a 30-day termination notice.

SPECIAL NOTE:  Per the Labor Relations Management Agreement if there are more than 15 qualified applicants for each position, by category, a KSA board will be convened in accordance with Section 17.8 of the LMRA.

PCS STATEMENT:  PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION COSTS WILL NOT BE PAID FOR THIS POSITION.

-Individual(s) nominated must successfully complete a baseline initial employment physical examination in accordance with 5 CFR, Part 339 and Technician Personnel Regulation TPR 335.

 

*NOTE:  Accessioning into this position is contingent upon verification of Secret Security Clearance

BENEFITS

The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main Site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

Flexible Spending Accounts - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. Visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, step parents, spouses, and adult children. Visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp


Other Information

REPROMOTION CONSIDERATION     (Applies to technician applicants only.)Technicians who have been demoted from this or a higher grade previously held in the same occupational series without personal cause and who are not in a grade retention status will be given consideration for re-promotion.  Technicians who believe they are entitled to such consideration should forward a description of the circumstances with their application.  Technicians eligible for re-promotion will be considered prior to using competitive promotion procedures, except when another technician has a statutory or regulatory right to be placed in or considered for the position. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT   For all employees and applicants for employment.  Consideration for placement and evaluation of qualifications will be made on a fair and equitable basis without regard to political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, or age, and with proper regard for their privacy and constitutional rights.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. 

Job Details

Date Posted October 5, 2017
Date Closes November 4, 2017
Requisition 465100900
Located In Coraopolis, PA
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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