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Electronics Mechanic

Air Force Civilian Service Robins Afb, GA

Job Description


Major Duties

      ·         Install, modifies, overhauls, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs electronics equipment

·         Troubleshoot, modifies, repairs, and test electrical systems, components, and accessories with simple to moderate complex wiring systems under actual or ground power such as flight control, landing gear, stall warning etc.

·         Uses and maintains hand tools such as screwdrivers, drills, wrenches, etc.

·         Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations


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.

Job Elements: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

·         Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision
(Screen-out Element, Job Element 1)

·         Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc. (Job Element 2-E)

·         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)

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.


·         Frequently lifts and carries, unassisted, items weighing 25 pounds; sometimes required to lift and carry items weighting more than 50 pounds with the help of weight handling equipment or with assistance from other workers.

·         Work requires frequent standing, walking, bending, crouching, reaching, and stooping; frequent climbs up and down ladders, check stands, work platforms, scaffolding; and aircraft structures while making repairs or installations

·         Some work may require the aid of magnifying lenses, eye loops, and microscopes to accomplish repairs on miniature components

·         Works in hangars, on flight lines, outdoors, in parked aircraft; subject to drafts, noise, and varying temperatures in hangers and weather, temperature, and noise extremes on flight lines; and must work in confined areas and in awkward positions

·         Exposed to dust, dirt, grease, oil, flumes, solvents, and other aircraft fluids, hydraulic fluids and hazardous fluids and gases such as hydrazine and halon while working on aircraft in various stages of repair or modifications

·         Exposed to the possibility of abrasions, cuts, burns, muscle strains, and injury from falls off scaffolds, ladders, check stands, and aircraft surfaces; and exposed to intake suction, hot exhaust blast, electrical shock, and skin/eye irritation

·         May be required to work rotating shifts or uncommon tours of duty; and subject to call back to meet emergency situations

·         May be required to possess a valid operators license to drive a motor vehicle to and from work sites

·         May be required to obtain an appropriate clearance to perform the work in sensitive areas

·         May be required to perform duties in a TDY status

·         This is a testing designated position (TDP). Employee is subject to random drug test under the Air Force Drug Testing Program.



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.

Other Information

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.

Job Details

Date Posted July 11, 2018
Date Closes August 10, 2018
Requisition 466649300
Located In Robins afb, GA
SOC Category 00-0000.00