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POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC

Air Force Civilian Service Portland, OR
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Job Description

Duties

INTRODUCTORY:
This position is located in the Aerospace Ground Equipment Section at ANG Flying Activities and mission support units. The primary purpose of this position is to accomplish maintenance on electronically controlled powered support equipment containing highly complex digital devices and integrated circuits.

MAJOR DUTIES:
(1) Responsible for the interpretation of numerous manufacturer drawings, specifications, operating instructions, and test procedures to troubleshoot, calibrate, align and repair a variety of highly complex pieces of powered support equipment. This includes identifying, repairing or replacing numerous electronic (both digital and analog) components. It also includes the repair of composite materials and state of the art gas compressors turbines and electronically controlled components. Troubleshoots repairs, adjusts and aligns down-sized powered support equipment. Uses a variety of sophisticated testers, such as analyzers, digital meters, oscilloscopes and other measuring devices to determine repair requirements. Corrects unusual maintenance problems by interpreting a variety technical data such as tables, charts, formulas, color codes, wiring diagrams, and schematic symbols. Does circuit analyses, considers integrated circuit relationship, and applies electronic principles in order to fault-isolate and repair the various digital devices contained in highly complex powered support equipment.
(2) Performs inspections, preventative maintenance, servicing, repair and adjustment on complex rotary diesel engines.
(3) Must independently determine work sequences, specifications, and special procedures to be used to fault-isolate and repair unusual problems in various pieces of powered support equipment. Conducts classes to train maintenance personnel in operations, test procedures, and troubleshooting requirements of highly complex powered support equipment.
(4) Performs intermediate-level maintenance on powered support equipment and non-powered AGE. This includes working on cryogenic equipment, engine and generator changes, removing, repairing, and overhauling of accessories, and rebuilding of units. Engine rebuilding such as removal and replacement of crankshafts, pistons, and other integrated parts. Replaces, checks and adjusts valves, bearings, cams, clutches, bushings, springs, armatures, pushrods, exhaust manifolds, tubing, hose and defective wiring. Diagnoses gas turbine malfunctions, using visual and auditory senses, test equipment and applicable technical publications; makes repairs, removes, disassembles and assembles components and sub-systems. Diagnoses gas turbine malfunctions, using visual and auditory senses, test equipment and applicable technical publications; makes repairs, removes, disassembles and assembles components and sub-systems.
(5) Troubleshoots, repairs, overhauls, and modifies and operates aerospace ground equipment such as AC and DC power generators, various types of internal combustion engines, air compressors, blowers, hydraulic test stands, cabin leakage testers, portable diesel engine driven generators, emergency lighting units, deicers, heaters, load banks, hydrostatic testers, cryogenic carts, decontamination units, thermal bath, vacuum pumps, flow meters, lavatory service trailers, air conditioners and various pieces of non-power support equipment. Performs corrosion control duties such as inspections, cleaning, stripping, sanding, priming and painting of AGE. Performs inspections, calibration and repair on test and shop equipment.
(6) Performs maintenance data collection, prepares other required forms. Maintains Technical Orders, Technical Order files, commercial publications and other directives pertinent to this section. Submits Technical Order Improvement Reports, Material Deficiency Reports and suggestions when required. Ensures that all waste products are properly disposed of and the effective waste minimization process are used.
(7) Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluation 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, 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.
(8) Participates and assists in conducting the necessary safety program for the Aerospace Ground Equipment activity.
(9) Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:
Work involves the maintenance and repair of powered ground and similar support equipment used for aircraft ground servicing; missile, aircraft, air control, and radar installations powered support; field combat support; engineering and construction project support; and general utilities, including standby and emergency power generating systems. Experience or training which demonstrates the knowledge of mechanical maintenance work; ability to read and use technical manuals, illustrations, diagrams and schematics, and skill in the use of equipment and hand tools used in troubleshooting, testing and repairing equipment.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
Applicants applying at the WG-10 level must have 18  months of general and specialized experience, or training removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing parts, components, and accessories. Experience which provided working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to powered support equipment and systems; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments. Experience which provided working knowledge of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships. Experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics.

Education Requirements:
None to list for this position.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:
None to list for this position.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

---If any supplemental documentation for education or certifications are required it will be listed here.

---If the position requires a drivers license, applicant will be expected to obtain and maintain a satisfactory State of Oregon Drivers License. Drivers licenses from other states will be accepted pending they are recognized by the State of Oregon DMV and adhere to National Guard Technician Personnel Regulations.

--If position requires security clearance. Individuals must currently possess or obtain and maintain a satisfactory Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance in accordance with position requirements.

--Applicants are subject to Police Record Check. Applicants can pre-emptively fill out the PDF form below at the link.

http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/forms/forminfo/forminfopage84.html

On the Police Records Check Form DD-369 please fill out sections 2 through 9, must sign block 11, and leave line 10 blank. Once complete please upload along with application packet.

BENEFITS

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees! The following Web address provides a reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees. Some of these are but not limited to: Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Insurance, Leave, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and;Retirement Program.
http://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/healthcare/

Other Information

For Any Questions or Concerns in regards to this announcement, please contact the following personnel at the Oregon Military Department:SSG Velasquez, Pedro
Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment/Placement/Compensation)
Oregon Military Department JFHQ-Human Resources Office
Salem, OR 97301
Business Number: (503)584-3926; DSN: 355-3926
Business E-Mail: pedro.velasquez.mil@mail.mil

SSG Chitwood, Edward D.
Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment/Placement/Compensation)
Oregon Military Department JFHQ-Human Resources Office
Salem, OR 97301
Business Contact: (503)584-3841; DSN: 355-3841
Business E-Mail: edward.d.chitwood.mil@mail.mil













Job Details

Date Posted June 15, 2018
Date Closes July 15, 2018
Requisition 467345600
Located In Portland, OR
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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