The primary purpose of this position is to install, maintain, test, troubleshoot, repair and calibrate various types of moderately complex electronically controlled equipment.
· Assists higher grade mechanic to install, overhaul, repair, fabricate, and/or modify various types of electronically controlled industrial equipment characterized by limited complexity of design, construction, and function.
· Examines electrical and electronic block diagrams, wiring diagrams, schematics, and technical orders of uncomplicated assemblies.
· Works with a journeyman mechanic to perform pretest, operational (functional) and final testing; final tuning; alignment; and/or calibration of moderately complex electronic control systems, components, and/or subassemblies.
· Performs preventive maintenance on electronic control systems to include disassembly, cleaning, reassembly, and calibration.
· Utilizes safety and security practices and procedures following established rules and regulations and maintains safe, clean, and secure work environment.
· Complies with all established rules, regulations, and AF policies.
EXPERIENCE: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C; for additional information click here. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must meet any screen-out element(s) listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.
The screen out element for this position is the Ability To Do The Work of The Position without more than normal supervision.
Applicants will be rated and ranked based on their knowledge of the following job element
· Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc. (Job Element 2E)
· Use of Test Equipment: Electronics (Job Element 60-A)
· Theory of Electronics (Job Element 62)
· Ability To Use Hand and Power Tools -Electronics (Job Element 81-E)
· Trouble shooting (Electronic Equipment) (Job Element 96-C)
· Ingenuity (Ability to Suggest and Apply New Methods) (Job Element 104)
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
- Work assignments require moderate physical effort. Mechanics frequently lift, carry, or otherwise handle items weighing up to 18 kilograms (40 pounds).
- Occasionally they handle items greater than 18 kilograms. Assistance is usually available with heavy items. They work in a sitting position for extended periods.
- Frequent standing, walking, bending, crouching, reaching, and stooping required. Occasionally, climbing and working in high places may be required. Eye and hand coordination and true color perception is required.
- Work is usually performed inside in well-lighted, heated and ventilated areas. When equipment is fixed in place it is sometimes necessary to work in warehouse or industrial areas exposed to loud noises, heat or cold, fumes, tee.
- Mechanics are subject to injuries, such as electric shock, cuts and bruises, as well as burns caused by electrical energy or soldering irons. The mechanic may be required to work in cramped positions or in close proximity to energized or operating machinery.
- The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
- Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station and/or may be required to travel on military or commercial aircraft.
- Shift work and emergency overtime may be required.
- The work will may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid drivers license may be required for the position.
- The work may require the employee to operate (with proper training) specialized vehicles, such as motorized maintenance platforms, "High Reaches", or other types of lifts.
- This position may require the employee to work under adverse environmental conditions.
- This position may require additional duties as assigned.
- The employee will be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
- This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.
The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the "Highly Qualified" or above "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria for this position.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.