Department Of Defense Barksdale Air Force Base , LA 71110
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This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position. ARTs are part of the regular career civil service and enjoy all the benefits granted to Federal employees in the competitive civil service.
In addition, ARTs are required to maintain their active membership in the AF Reserve unit where assigned. ARTs receive on average one weekend of military training per month.
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Plans the use of workers, equipment, facilities, materials, and tools on a day-to-day or project-by-project basis. Adheres to work priorities, project schedules, resources, and detailed work plans established by higher level supervisors.
Performs work direction responsibilities. Assigns work to individuals and provides technical direction and/or help in accomplishing difficult work steps and processes.
Performs administrative responsibilities and advises employees of performance expectations.
Applies Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Equal Opportunity Treatment (EOT) principles and requirements to all personnel management actions and decisions, and ensures all personnel are treated in a manner free of discrimination.
Ensures education in, compliance with, and practice of security directives, good safety, and health habits in all work areas and administers the reserve training and associated programs, ensuring consistent standards.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Aircraft Service Technicians
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is required
Must be a current member of the AF Reserve or willing/qualified to join
Must be able to obtain/maintain SECRET security clearance
Travel and relocation expenses will be paid
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Random drug testing required
Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
Employee must maintain current certifications
Disclosure of Political Appointments
Military AFSC and Grade: 2A574 / E-7
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.
The screen out element for this position is the Ability to do the work of an Aircraft Mechanic Supervisor without more than normal supervision.
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.Knowledge of a wide range of principles, processes, and techniques of trade(s) and/or craft(s) supervised. Knowledge in troubleshooting, inspecting, and/or tracing hard-to-locate defects or problems.
2.Knowledge of personnel management policies, practices, and procedures, including sexual harassment and Equal Employment Opportunity/ Equal Employment Treatment.
3.Knowledge of safety regulations, practices, and procedures. Knowledge in using and maintaining a variety of hand and power tools, equipment, and precision measuring and/or test equipment.
4.Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, sketches, and technical specifications. Ability to plan and organize work assignments to include determining resources required to accomplish the mission.
5.Ability to implement sound personnel policies, practices, and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
6.Knowledge and practical application of MIS (e.g. CAMS, GO-81) programs.
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.
FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Heavy lifting (45-79 pounds). Moderate carrying (15-44 lbs). Reaching above shoulder.
Use of fingers. Both hands required. Hours of walking are 4 hours/week.
Hours of repeated bending are 3 hours/week. Climbing, use of legs and arms. Both legs required.
Operation of crane, truck, tractor, or motor vehicle may be required. Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously. Near vision correctable at 13 inches to 16 inches to Jaeger 1 to 4.
Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and 20/40 in the other. Both eyes required. Depth perception.
Ability to distinguish basic colors. Hearing (without aid).
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Outside and inside (other than normal commuting). Excessive heat.
Excessive cold. Excessive humidity. Excessive dampness or chilling.
Dry atmospheric conditions. Excessive noise, intermittent. Constant noise.
Solvents (decreasing agents). Grease and oils. Electrical energy. Vibration. Slippery or uneven walking surface.
Working around machinery with moving parts. Working around moving objects or vehicles. Working on ladders or scaffolding. Working closely with others.
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.
This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position. ARTs 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. For additional information regarding ART positions and/or military qualifications, please call 1-800-257-1212. Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the AF Reserve.
Retired military that have active AF Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position) on the application. A military service member's statement of service/certification will be accepted IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided. The statement/certification should indicate member's separation from active duty is within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement.
It must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.