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The primary purpose of this position is to to troubleshoot, modify, repair, and perform final functional and operational tests of complex electrical and environmental systems, components, and accessories on C-130 aircraft.
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Inspects, troubleshoots, modifies, repairs, and test complex electrical/environmental systems, components, and accessories with intricate wiring systems under actual or ground power.
Sets up and operates computerized multiple circuit analyzing equipment to run established and new diagnostic programs in various test modes to test aircraft electrical circuitry and interconnecting cabling of the entire aircraft .
Uses a variety and equipment such as hand and electrical test units.
Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work equipment.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Must be registered for Selective Service. See Legal and Regulatory Guide
A security clearance may be required
Travel and Relocation will not be authorized.
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Position may be subject to random drug testing
May be required to work overtime, rotating shifts, uncommon tours, weekends, etc.
Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
The work may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver?s license may be required
Disclosure of Political Appointments
May be required to temporarily perform duties away from primary location
References to ?established time frames: illustrated in the duty standard are based on established job standards specified for each task
Performs other related duties as assigned
A physical is required
This is a Key position
QUALIFICATION: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=WG-2800. 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.
JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1.Ability to do the work of an Aircraft Electrician without more than normal supervision (Screen out element).
2.Knowledge of electrical equipment and use of hand tools such as meters, bridges, meggers, and harness testers.
3.Knowledge of theory and instruments used in shop and trade practices in order to repair complex electrical and environmental systems, components and accessories.
4.Knowledge of technical practices as it pertains to complex electrical and environmental systems.
5.Ability to use electrical drawings and instructions in order to maintain and repair electrical and environmental systems.
6.Ability to troubleshoot, modify, repair, overhaul and maintain complex electrical systems such as anti skid, automatic flight control, and fuel indicating systems.
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 climbs up and down ladders, check stands, work platforms, scaffolding, and aircraft while making repairs or installation. The work requires long period of standing and considerable kneeling, bending, stooping, stretching and working in hard to reach places requiring awkward and stained positions. Frequently lifts parts and equipment that weigh up to 20 pounds unassisted, and occasionally up to 50 pounds with assistance of lifting devices or other worker.
Works in hangars and on flight lines. Subject to drafts, noise, and varying temperatures in hangars and weather, temperature, and noise extremes on flight lines. Expose to dust, dirt, grease, oil, fumes, solvents, and other aircraft fluids while working on aircraft in various stages on repair or modification. Exposed to the possibility of abrasions, cuts, burns, electrical shock, skin and eye irritation, and falls from elevated work areas, e.g., check stands and aircraft structures. May be subject to exposure to potential injury from turning rotors or jet blast during engine run-ups.
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