Department Of Defense Grissom Air Force Base , IN 46971
This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position.
Air Reserve Technicians are part of the regular civil service and enjoy all the benefits granted to Federal employees in the competitive civil service. In addition, ARTs are required to maintain active membership in an Air Force Reserve unit so long as they occupy Air Reserve Technician positions. As members of reserve units, ARTs receive on average one weekend of military training per month. In addition, they are eligible for 15 days active duty tour each year for which military leave is granted with full civilian pay. Air Reserve units and members are subject to immediate call to active duty in mobilization to meet a national emergency.
This is a standing register used to fill position at AFRC locations as vacancies occur. Some positions may have promotion potential to a higher grade than the grade being filled. Multiple vacancies may be filled from this announcement. The beginning and ending salaries may vary depending on location of position.
The first cut-off for this announcement is two (2) weeks from the opening date of this announcement. After the first cut off, the cut-off will be the 25th of each month.
The cut-off date for these positions is the 25th of each month. Therefore, if we receive your application by midnight on the 25th of the month, you are eligible to go on the register the following month. Some positions covered may or may not be obligated. Therefore, the selectee may be displaced by reassignment or reduction in force procedures at a later time should the previous incumbent exercise his/her reemployment rights.
Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the Air Force Reserve. Retired military personnel who have active Air Force Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position and unit) on their application.
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The primary purpose of this Air Reserve Technician (ART) Enlisted position is to serve as an Aircraft Electrician. As such, the incumbent will be involved in installing, troubleshooting, adjusting, testing, modifying, calibrating, and repairing of aircraft electrical systems and equipment on board conventional aircraft; provide training to reservists; and perform the following duties:
Troubleshoot electrical or environmental and related equipment for assigned aircraft.
Install, modify, repair, replace, adjust and overhaul complex and/or electrical or environmental systems, components, and accessories, with intricate wiring armament, landing gear, antiskid, ignition, stall warning, power distribution, engine drive alternator and fuel indicating systems.
Utilize safety practices and procedures and comply with security regulations, directives, and policies.
Ensure tools are properly marked, calibrated (if necessary), and are secured when area is unattended.
Certify work produced under the USAF Technical Order Program.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May ApplyThis job is open toUnited States Citizens
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Must be a United States Citizen
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs may or may not be paid
Incentives/Special Salary Rate may or may not apply
Disclosure of Political Appointments
Preferred Military AFSC and Grade: 2A656
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Position may or will require incumbent to: (1) Fly in military and/or commercial aircraft in the performance of temporary duty (TDY) assignments. (2) Incumbent is required to meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements. Incumbent's regular assignments are primarily ART duties: however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities. (3) Position may require a background security investigation to determine suitability for employment and/or a security clearance. (4) This is a testing designated position (TDP). Incumbent is subject to random drug testing. (5) Light to heavy physical exertion is required in lifting and carrying items weighing from 10 to 50 pounds, and occasional objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds with the help of weight handling equipment or with assistance from other workers. (6) Climb, stand, bend, and stoop for extended periods of time and working at heights of up to 65 feet. (7) Have good hearing and active hand eye coordination. (8) Be exposed to prevailing weather conditions, and must work outdoors and indoors. (9) Be exposed to physical hazards of aircraft maintenance including, but not limited to, electrical shock, flight line noise and working during hours of darkness or darkened conditions lighted by means of artificial light. (10) Some positions under this announcement may be covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position. (11) Some positions under this announcement may be controlled positions covered by the Personal Reliability Program (PRP).
Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element 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 you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
ELEMENT A - Ability to Do the Work of the Position With More Than Normal Supervision (Screening Element)
ELEMENT B - Knowledge of Electrical Equipment
ELEMENT C - Theory and Instruments (Electrical, Electronic) Used in Shop and Trade Practices
ELEMENT D - Ability To Use Electrical Drawings
ELEMENT E - Ability to Use and Maintain Hand Tools (Electrical Work)
ELEMENT F - Trouble Shooting (Electrical)
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.