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The primary purpose of this Air Reserve Technician (ART) Enlisted position is to serve as an Aircraft Mechanic Helper providing support to aircraft mechanic maintenance operations of an Air Force Reserve Maintenance Squadron. This is a developmental position leading to the Aircraft Mechanic Worker, WG-8852-08 and full performance level of journeyman Aircraft Mechanic, WG-8852-10.
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Receive on the job training to become familiar with basic tasks, methods, procedures and tools common to the aircraft mechanic trade.
Assist journeyman aircraft mechanics in performing the more routine duties of the trade. For example: gather all necessary tools and equipment for assignment; cover work areas with protective materials; and hand tools or other materials to journeyman mechanics as required.
Learn to read and use work orders, blueprints, schematics, sketches, and repair manuals.
Learn to use measuring instruments.
Sweep, dust and remove trash to keep work area clean.
Occasional travel - Incumbent may be required to fly in a military and/or commercial aircraft to perform temporary/permanent duty assignments.
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a United States Citizen
Permanent Change of Staion (PCS) costs may or may not be paid
Incentives/Special Pay Rates may or may not be offered
Disclosure of Political Appointments
Preferred Military AFSC and Grade: 2A5XX, 2A3XX
Must 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.
Work schedules will be so aligned as to allow incumbent to fully participate in unit training assemblies UTA.
Perform work on slippery or uneven walking surfaces, standing, bending and climbing for extended periods of time, outside in inclementweather, in hangar area, on aircraft, and sometimes in hazardous noise and confined areas.
Work around machinery with moving parts and/or moving objects or vehicles. Be exposed to dirt, grease, aircraft fluids, oil, solvents, hazardousfluids and gases, intake suction and hot exhaust blasts.
May be required to operate a motor vehicle. Obtain a valid driver's license. Lift 80 lbs or more or carry items weighing 45 lbs or more. Workuncommon tour of duty.
Some positions covered by this announcement may be designated as drug testing positions where the incumbent may be subject to randomtesting for drug use.
Incumbent may be required to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance.
Some positions may be covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (LautenbergAmendment) of 1968. Ones convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
Some positions covered by this announcement may be controlled positions covered by the Personnel Reliability Program (PRP).
Some positions covered may or may not be obligated. Therefore, the selectee may be displaced by reassignment or reduction in forceprocedures 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.
A specific length of experience or training is not required. However, you must have experience and/or training (military or civilian, paid or unpaid) of sufficient scope and quality to be able to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. You must show that you have the experience as identified in the Job Elements listed below as they relate to the position for which you are applying. Since your rating will be based upon the information you supply in your application (resume), you should be as detailed as possible and use the following Job Elements as a guide to assist you in identifying your relevant work experience.
ELEMENT A: Reliability and Dependability (Screen-Out) -- Tell about experience you have had that shows you would be a reliable and dependable worker.
ELEMENT B: Shop Aptitude and Interest -- Demonstrate you possess the aptitude and interest for learning the theories and practices of the trade.
ELEMENT C: Ability to Follow Directions in a Shop -- Give examples of your experience (work or non-work related) in which you had to follow directions in a mechanical/maintenance shop environment.
Element D: Dexterity and Safety -- Give examples of work situations in which you had to apply safety procedures.
ELEMENT E: Ability to Work as a Member of a Team -- Give examples of your experience (work or non-work related) in which you worked closely with others. Include any completion of training, vocational, trade or related schools in a mechanical/maintenance field.
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.
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