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Aircraft Survival Flight Equipment Repairer

Air Force Civilian Service Andrews Afb, MD
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Duties

Brief Description of Duties: Ensures all life support equipment meets strict airworthiness criteria and that it will sustain combat operations/readiness by inspecting, testing, calibrating, certifying, diagnostic evaluating, troubleshooting, repairing/replacing, assembling and disassembling all aircrew life support equipment, aircrew chemical/biological defense equipment, and aircraft ejection/non-ejection systems. Clears Red X symbols on aircraft forms, aircraft/aircrew electronic communications equipment, and aircraft-oxygen related systems. Certifies Aircrew Life Support equipment requirements for all missions; and ensures aircraft are properly configured with proper types and numbers of aircrew life support equipment dependent on destination and mission being flown. Certifies by signature forms and equipment records the proper configuration and serviceability of aircraft installed equipment. Performs precision soldering on flexible circuit boards ensuring serviceability of Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System, Helmet Mounted Display Units, Night Vision Goggles, Panoramic Night Vision Goggles, Electro-Optical Systems, and Recovery Survival Radios. Conducts in-depth and quality control inspections to diagnose the nature and extent of equipment malfunction and to determine whether equipment may be economically repaired or declared unserviceable. Conducts formal academic classroom and technical instruction for all pilots, aircrew, passengers (aircraft maintenance personnel, dignitaries, civilian search and rescue agencies, etc.) on: Global Survival, Combat Search and Rescue Training; Water Survival Training; Ejection/Non-ejection Seat Egress Training; Emergency Parachute Procedural Descent Training, utilizing a state of the art virtual reality trainer; Aircrew Chemical Defense Equipment, utilizing the Aircrew Eye Respiratory Protection System (AERPS), which is an aircraft-integrated, self-contained oxygen and filtration system with aircraft-integrated electronics, communications and oxygen capabilities; Aircrew Chemical/Biological Control Area Decontamination procedures; and Aircrew Chemical Defense task qualification training. Utilizes, maintains, and updates multiple computer main frame programs/data bases to analyze, troubleshoot, schedule, and maintain inspection and accountability reports/documentation on all aircrew/aircraft life support and aircrew chemical-biological defense equipment. Utilizes Equipment and Financial Processing Systems. Reviews Allowance Source Codes and Fedlog and initiates and sends supply documents. Coordinates with SBSS, Equipment Managers, Contracting offices, Resource Advisors, Financial Working Groups, Financial Management Board, and Depot Level Repairable (DLR) analyst. Orders Technical Orders (T.O.'s), receives/updates T.O. changes, files and distributes T.O.'s, performs inventories and checks, orders compliance and modification items, performs Interim Time Compliance Technical Order (ITCTO), Operational and Safety Supplement changes to all affected equipment, performs T.O. Familiarization, records and documents appropriate forms.

16. Inventories and monitors Precision Maintenance Equipment Laboratory (PMEL) equipment, prepares equipment for pick up and delivery, prepares appropriate documentation, coordinates with inspection or maintenance activities, picks up and drops off equipment, unloads and loads vehicle, performs acceptance inspection, and annotates equipment record. Manages, monitors, and conducts inventories of all Life Support munitions/ammunition assets, forecasts time change requirements, removes and installs all munitions, and transports via Military/Commercial Aircraft and/or vehicles. Manages a comprehensive Aircrew Life Support mobility package required to sustain bare base operations under surge type conditions. Performs periodic in-depth inspections.

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Experience or training which demonstrates the knowledge of  materials and equipment used in the line of work (helmets, torso harness assemblies, parachutes, survival equipment).  Ability to understand written instructions and to use reference materials and manuals.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess at least Eighteen (18) months of specialized experience which has demonstrated knowledge of aviation life support equipment. Experience reading and interpreting military manuals. Experience in supply procedures and property accountability. Experience collecting information and presenting it to various sized groups.  Experience in planning a functional shop maintenance program is essential

MINIMUM MILITARY RANK: E-4/SrA

MAXIMUM Military Rank: E-6/TSgt

Compatible Military occupational series (AFSC): 1p051/1p071

Other requirements: For positions requiring a security clearance the applicant must be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment. For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state drivers license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.

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. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp


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


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

Life Insurance - The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information 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, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information 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. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp


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Job Details

Date Posted May 10, 2018
Date Closes June 9, 2018
Requisition 465614900
Located In Andrews afb, MD
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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