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Air Force Civilian Service Toledo, OH

Job Description


(1) Performs all types of machining operations to manufacture, modify, and repair aircraft parts, support equipment, tools, and assemblies. Fabricates local manufactured items required for aircraft components. Work includes bending, cutting, forming, casting, cleaning, molding, welding, sawing, machining, and


(2) Lays out work, reads and interprets blueprints and technical publications, designs and draws working sketches, makes special tools, dies, jigs, and fixtures, performs production work of aircraft parts, and works to tolerances varying from .0l0 to .0005 inch. Troubleshoots difficult metal machining designs and fabrication

problems. Plans work, taking into consideration the type and numbers of machining/welding operations, machines to be used, and type of set-ups and methods of production such as cutting, milling, grinding, welding, and polishing. Performs shop calculations such as determination of peripheral cutting speeds and

settings. Determines metal identity and characteristics by subjecting metals to spark, acid, fire, magnetic, alkaline, heat, quench, and fracture tests. Tests specimens for predetermined requirements of tensile, bend, shear, and impact strength using materials testing machines.

(3) Welds ferrous and non-ferrous metals and alloys such as cobalt, chrome, nickel, aluminum, magnesium, and titanium. Welds butt, lap, tee, and corner joints in flat, vertical, horizontal, and overhead working positions. Welds metals and alloys by shielded gas welding (Heli-arc), metallic arc, oxyacetylene, and resistance welding processes. Heat treats metal parts as required.

(4) Compares machine parts with drawings, technical orders, or specifications for conformance with established tolerances, fits, and surface finish. Makes precision measurements using micrometer

, vernier calipers, dial indicators, and gauges at various dimensions. Inspects tapered surfaces for variations by applying bearing blue and using surface plate. Determines reparability of damaged machine parts, tools, and aircraft components. Tests metals using Rockwell or Brinell hardness

testing methods.

(5) Conducts training of drill status guard (DSG) members assigned to the shop.

(6) Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations and inspections, mobility, and command support exercises. May be required to perform such additional duties as structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operator, maintenance of facilities and equipment, or serve as a member of a team to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies.

(7) May be required to be aircraft welder certified.

(8) Performs other duties as assigned.


This is a Permanent Excepted Service position 

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

  • Minimum Military Grade:  A1C (E-3)
  • Maximum Military Grade: TSgt (E-6)
  • Compatible AFSC: 2A7X1

If you are willing to take a demotion to be considered for this position you must clearly indicate your intentions in your resume.

It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply. It is, however, the applicants responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your units training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.


General Experience

Experience or training that has provided the candidate with a basic knowledge of machining processes.  Must have the ability to use drill presses, shapers, planers and other types of associated machine tools. 


Specialized Experience:(WG-3414-11)

1. Experience or training performing the full range of machining operations on most types of conventional or CNC machine tools and their various attachments. 

2. Experience or training in planning and lay out work from blueprints, worksheets and other drawings that may have missing or incorrect information.

3. Skill in applying shop mathematics in establishing needed dimensions, such as those required for chasing threads or machining angular surfaces; locating and marking surfaces and angles to be machined. 

4. Skill in programming machining operations, setting up and operating CNC machine tools. Knowledge of and ability to apply advanced shop mathematics such as geometric and trigonometric formulas to make computation for laying out work, machining pieces at unusual or compound angles, determining gear ratios pitch, angles and other similar exact or precision dimension. 



This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available. 


If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status. 


Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard.


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

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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:

Other Information

1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. 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.

Job Details

Date Posted June 10, 2018
Date Closes July 10, 2018
Requisition 465869300
Located In Toledo, OH
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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