Aircraft Mechanic

Department Of Defense Fort Hood , TX 76544

Posted 2 months ago

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Summary

About the Position: This position is with the Army Reserve Aviation Command (ARAC), Aviation Support Facility (ASF) Hood West (Rotary Wing), Army Reserve Aviation Command located at Fort Hood, Texas.

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Responsibilities

  • Serve as crew chief/flight engineer

  • Inspect Aircraft

  • Troubleshoot malfunctions

  • Repair, replace rotary wing assemblies and components

  • Complete final adjustments

  • Rig flight control systems

  • Perform maintenance operational checks

  • Use tools and testing equipment

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

None

  • Job family (Series)

8852 Aircraft Mechanic

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Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

  • This position requires membership in the US Army Reserve (USAR).

  • This position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment//Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968.

  • This position is subject to Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements.

  • This position requires a medical examination prior to employment.

Qualifications

Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

  • 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans

  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)

  • Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce

  • Executive Order (E.O.) 12721

  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

  • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act

  • Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473

  • Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)

  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer

  • Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible

  • People with Disabilities, Schedule A

  • Postal Service/Peace Corps and Other Unique Authorities

  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible

  • Reinstatement

  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Aircraft Mechanic without more than normal supervision. Applicants must meet the screen out elements to be considered further. To meet the screen out elements, applicants should document experience in the following: maintained and repaired rotary wing aircraft to include changing oil and hydraulic pumps, lubricating aircraft components, and a variety of less complex maintenance functions. - Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas:

  • Ability To Do The Work Of The position Without More Than Normal Supervision

  • Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)

  • Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment

  • Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.

  • Trouble Shooting

  • Physical effort: Must be able to stand for long periods of time; or endure recurring activities such as bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, and reaching. Must possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

  • Working Conditions: Work is performed inside shops, aircraft, or outside in varying weather conditions. Exposed to high frequency and high intensity noises. Dirt, dust, grease, and fumes are normally present. Danger of the possibility of cuts, burns, shocks, strains, falls, and eye or skin irritations is possible.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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Aircraft Mechanic

Department Of Defense