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Aircraft Pneudraulic Systems Mechanic

Air Force Civilian Service Charlotte, NC
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Job Description

Duties

Plans and lays out work to be accomplished in the shop which is then completed by the technician and lower graded mechanic(s). Determines approaches, methods and courses of action required to accomplish the mission of the shop in an effective and efficient manner. Independently determines appropriate maintenance procedures. Estimates time, equipment and material requirements. Devises and maintains plans and records. May provide recommendations and input to supervisor concerning personnel actions such as performance appraisals, awards, position description changes, disciplinary actions, and leave. Performs the full range of shop work. Implements safety regulatory requirements. Ensures that other workers in the shop wear appropriate safety equipment and follow pertinent safety precautions. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and command support exercises. May be required to perform additional duties such as
structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operation, 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.

PD: D1356000

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements: 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: Must have 18 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 repairing, rebuilding and overhauling major systems of ground equipment and pneumatic and hydraulic systems.  Experience in mechanicl repairs using hand tools and test equipment.  Experience that demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications and publications.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below will be used in the selection process.   KSAs are important to the entire selection process and should be addressed specifically and completely within the resume.

1. Knowledge of aircraft structure and the relationship of aircraft pneudraulic systems to the structure and other aircraft systems and ability to operate and test panels and ground power equipment.
2. Knowledge of aircraft pneudraulic systems and pneudraulic equipment used in maintaining and checking aircraft pneudraulic equipment.
3. Knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic principles, the physical laws governing the behavior of fluids (liquids and gasses).
4. Knowledge of and skill in repair, and rebuilding of ground equipment pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
5. Knowledge of troubleshooting procedures designed to isolate malfunctions in aircraft pneudraulic systems.
6. Skill to use common hand tools and test equipment.

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 applicant's record of experience and/or training must show possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position. 

Military Assignment:  Occupants of this position must maintain continuous military membership in the North Carolina Air National Guard (NCANG).  Assignment to a compatible Enlisted (E7 / MSgt and below) position in the NCANG is mandatory.  (AFSC: 2A674)

 

Security Clearance:  Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a secret security clearance as required by the position.

 

Direct Deposit: The applicant selected for this position will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer Program.

 

Other Requirements: For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license.

BENEFITS

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

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) 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 Federal Employees Health Benefits 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 Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (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

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp


Other Information

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office. You must apply on-line or fax your resumes to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.







Job Details

Date Posted November 5, 2017
Date Closes December 5, 2017
Requisition 466244600
Located In Charlotte, NC
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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