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Aircraft Mechanic, Wg-8852-10

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Department Of Homeland Security Elizabeth City , NC 27909

Posted 3 months ago

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This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard, Aviation Logistics Center, Short Range Recovery (SRR) Product Line, Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

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This position's primary purpose is to perform aircraft mechanic journeyman level duties and training others, for the United States Coast Guard, in Elizabeth City, N.C.

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.

Typical work assignments include:

  • Repairing and maintaining various major and minor mechanical and pneudraulic systems.

  • Performing flight line maintenance of assigned and transient operational aircraft, including functional testing, troubleshooting, and repairing all airframe mechanical systems, or post assembly checkout, adjustment, and repair of overhauled and modified aircraft to prepare for and correct deficiencies found on functional check flights.

  • Demonstrating or explaining proper techniques, method of operation, and safety practices.

  • Observing performance and work with employees, leaders, or supervisors to resolve problems.

  • Cleaning, lubricating, and maintaining tools and equipment.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional Travel is required.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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    8852 Aircraft Mechanic

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

  • Applicant is required to meet the physical requirements of the position.

  • The applicant is subject to pre-appointment and random drug testing.

  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.


Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to perform the duties of the position rather than the length of experience. Eligibility will be determined by the relevance, scope, and quality of all experience and training, regardless of where or how acquired.

Applicants will be rated and ranked based on their knowledge of the following job elements:

  • Ability To Do the Work of the Position Without More than Normal Supervision (SCREEN OUT ELEMENT)

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

  • Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)

  • Use of Measuring Instruments

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

  • Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment

  • Troubleshooting

National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

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Aircraft Mechanic, Wg-8852-10

Expired Job

Department Of Homeland Security