Utilizing electrical wiring diagrams, blueprints, schematics and technical publications, determines extent and type of preventative and/or repair maintenance required. 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. Performs leak check of aircraft fuel systems by visual inspection or by removal of panels and dye tracing fuel leaks. Diagnoses and overhauls fuel accessories by disassembling, cleaning, and examining parts for corrosion, scratches, cracks or other damage. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as ORI, IG, and UE inspections, mobility, and command support exercises. Performs other duties as assigned.
WG-10 Specialized Experience: Must possess 18 months of specialized experience in repairing, rebuilding and overhauling systems and major components of aircraft hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Experience diagnosing malfunctions and overhauling pneudraulic accessories by disassembling, cleaning and examining parts for corrosion, wear, scratches, cracks or other damage, replacing gaskets and other worn parts, and reassembling accessories. Experience in diagnosing trouble and determining remedy when overall knowledge of the entire system is necessary in order to correct a malfunction. Experience in repairing, rebuilding and overhauling major systems of ground equipment and pneumatic and hydraulic systems. Experience using and interpreting technical manuals, specifications and publications.
General Experience: Must possess experience, education or training which demonstrates the applicants knowledge of basic electrical and mechanical principles; knowledge of troubleshooting procedures used to isolate malfunctions in aircraft pneudraulics systems; and ability to use technical manuals, equipment specifications, and test calibration procedures in performing the work.
If you are a male applicant who was born after December 31, 1959, you are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act. You must certify at the time of appointment that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.
Be advised that if selected for a military technician position where membership in a reserve component is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated and may or may not be subject to recoupment. Questions pertaining to recoupment may be directed to the State Incentives Manager at Whiteman AFB at (660) 687-7394 and State Incentives Manager in St. Joseph at (816) 236-3339.
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