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Aircraft Pneudraulic Systems Mechanic

Air Force Civilian Service Salt Lake City, UT
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Job Description

Duties

Performs maintenance and operational and functional checks on assigned pneudraulic systems. Troubleshoots, removes, inspects, installs, repairs, modifies, rebuilds, and/or tests pneudraulic systems and components for aircraft pneudraulic systems, associated ground support equipment, and/or related test equipment. Accomplishes periodic and special inspections on hydraulic components. Inspects all components and subsystems for operation, internal, and external leakage and servicing. Operates portable test stands for checkout of pneudraulic system. Removes, installs, and/or repairs pneudraulic components from aircraft and associated  aerospace ground equipment.  Removes, disassembles, cleans, repairs, assembles components, and tests completed unit. Operates test equipment for all hydraulic components. Inspects for cracks, scratches, nicks, and holes on seals, gaskets, packings, and hoses. Modifies systems and their components. Rigs, adjusts, and aligns hydraulic components to ensure maximum operating efficiency. Polishes cylinders and pistons to ensure proper fit.  Investigates pneudraulic failures to determine causes and  accomplishes corrective maintenance.  Performs installation, modification, and/or repair of aircraft pneudraulic systems. Determines proper maintenance and repair procedures and minimum requirements pertaining to parts, clearance and tolerances, and performance characteristics of pneudraulic systems and related aerospace ground equipment. Solves unusual maintenance problems by studying layout drawings, schematic diagrams, applicable technical publications, and analyzing construction and operating characteristics of pneudraulic systems. Determines repair procedures necessary to correct defective equipment. Diagnoses recurring malfunctions and recommends corrective action by initiation of Quality Deficiency Reports, proposed modifications, or other appropriate actions. Performs Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTOs) related to pneudraulic systems.  Accomplishes local manufacture of hose assemblies and provides testing of aircraft tubing. Accomplishes hydraulic fluid sampling on assigned aircraft, test stands, and servicing equipment. Repairs in-flight refueling systems on tanker ircraft.  Performs organizational and field level maintenance to include periodic, phase time, calendar, unscheduled, and special inspection. Provides technical assistance to other shops concerning complicated interaction malfunctions between other systems, subsystems, and components. Jacks aircraft to simulate flight configuration, connects power sources, and uses cockpit controls, gauges, and additional precision instruments to check the operation of such items as landing gear doors, ground and flight spoilers and steering and brake systems for performance and conformance to operating specifications.  Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as ORI, IG and UE inspections, mobility, and command support exercises. May be required to perform such additional duties as structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, serve as security guard, remove snow, load and handle munitions, launch/recover and service of aircraft, operate heavy equipment, maintain facilities and equipment, or serves as a member of a team to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

LOCATION OF POSITION:  151st Maintenance Squadron, Salt Lake City, Utah

POSITION DESCRIPTION NUMBER:  D1367000

AREA OF CONSIDERATION:  Nationwide

APPOINTMENT TYPE:  Indefinite Obligated Position

APPOINTMENT REQUIREMENTS:  Enlisted

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: 2A6X5

VICE:  Kyle Ferguson

SELECTING SUPERVISOR:  SMSgt Kelly Cummings

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:  This position has known promotion potential.

FOR POSITIONS REQUIRING A SECURITY CLEARANCE (SECRET OR TOP SECRET) THE APPLICANT MUST POSSESS OR BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A CLEARANCE WITHIN ONE YEAR OF APPOINTMENT.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Each applicant must fully substantiate (in her/his own words) that she/he meets the requirements of the specialized experience listed below: otherwise, the applicant will be considered unqualified for this vacancy. DO NOT COPY THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. IF YOU DO THIS YOU WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFED FOR THE VACANCY. Please ensure that you have included beginning and ending dates (month and year) for all jobs listed on your resume.

  

1.  Knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic principles, the physical laws governing the behavior of fluids (liquids and gasses).

2.  Knowledge of aircraft structure and the relationship of aircraft pneudraulic systems to the structure and to other aircraft systems and ability to operate test panels and ground power equipment.

3.  Knowledge of aircraft pneudraulic systems and pneudraulic equipment used in maintaining and checking aircraft pneudraulic equipment.

4.  Knowledge of troubleshooting procedures designed to isolate malfunctions in aircraft pneudraulic systems.

5.  Knowledge of and skill in the repair, and rebuilding of ground equipment pneumatic and hydraulic systems. 

6.  Skill in the use of common hand tools and test equipment.

7.  Ability to interpret technical manuals, illustrations, specifications, diagrams and schematics to make repairs and modifications.

WG-10 requires 18 months of specialized experience.

WG-08 requires 12 months of specialized experience.

WG-05 requires 6 months of specialized experience.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Medical screening will be completed upon selection for hire. 

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.

Airman who accept a technician position will be terminated from the Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP).

Indefinite positions may be converted to permanent status without further competition.

 

BENEFITS

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. 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 - https://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.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 applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.


Job Details

Date Posted April 9, 2018
Date Closes May 9, 2018
Requisition 466348100
Located In Salt lake city, UT
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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