Department Of Defense Travis Air Force Base , CA 94535
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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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Work Leader/Dedicated Crew Chief of assigned aircraft, responsible for effectively coordinating and/or overseeing maintenance, troubleshooting, and servicing of the aircraft. Responsible for the total airworthiness of the assigned aircraft.
Performs and/or oversees aircraft inspections including preflight, post flight, phase, acceptance, and other scheduled and unscheduled inspections.
Provides technical supervision on production matters to all employees assigned to the crew/team, which may include active duty, ARTs, civilians, and others.
Enforces and complies with safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work area.
Leads verification and certification of work processes and procedures and adequacy of work accomplished by qualified mechanics and trainees.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
8801 Miscellaneous Aircraft Overhaul
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
A security clearance may be required
PCS expenses will NOT be paid
Recruitment incentives may be authorized
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Position may be subject to random drug testing
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
Must be a current member of the AF Reserve or willing/qualified to join
The work may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate valid driver's license may be required.
Military AFSC/Grade: 2A574/E-6
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-8800 Aircraft Overhaul Family. 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:
The screen out element for this position is the ability to do work as an Aircraft Overhaul Leader without more tha normal supervision.
1.Basic knowledge in the various trades and craft specialties of aircraft maintenance to evaluate/inspect workmanship; Knowledge of the theory, operation, and integration of all mechanical, pneudraulic, electrical, electronic, and other aircraft operating systems.
2.Knowledge of the startup, operation, shutdown, and emergency procedures for the systems and the aircraft; symptoms of normal and abnormal operation; and the inter-relationships between operating systems; knowledge of safety regulations, practices, and procedures.
3.Knowledge of supply procedures, applicable publications, tools, equipment and material accounting, security, and documentation procedures.
4.Skill in the use of all tools of the trade, test equipment, lest stands, power sources, aircraft instruments, gauges, and controls. Skills in the operation of diagnostic and on-board electronic equipment/systems to identify proper and improper operation of aircraft systems, components, and parts.
5.Ability to analyze guidelines and/or maintenance modification orders to determine material, equipment and personnel needs and to perform technical reviews of guides to locate discrepancies or propose improvements to methods or specifications.
6.Ability to plan and organize work assignments to include determining resources required to accomplish mission. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
FUNCTION AL REQUIREMENTS:
Heavy lifting (80 lbs and over). Heavy carrying (45 lbs and over). Reaching above the shoulder. Use of fingers. Both hands required. Hours of walking are 4 Hours/day. Hours of sanding are 4 Hours/day. Hours of repeated bending are 4 hours/week. Climbing, use of legs and arms. Both legs required. Operation of crane, truck, tractor, or motor vehicle. Near vision correctable at 13 inches to 16 inches to Jaeger I to 4. Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and 20/40 in the other. Depth perception. Ability to distinguish basic colors. Ability to distinguish shades of color. Hearing (aid permitted). Hearing (without aid). If it can be otherwise accommodated, a specific physical condition or impairment will not automatically disqualify a candidate.
Work is performed in hanger areas, outdoors, in parked aircraft, and sometimes in hazardous noise areas. Exposed to extremes in heat, cold, humidity and inclement weather. Must work in confined areas and in awkward positions. Exposed to dirt, grease, and aircraft fluids (oil. hydraulic fluid, sealants, solvents, and hazardous fluids and gases). Potentially exposed to Hydrazine, Halon, and/or composites and Low Observable (LO). Subject to cuts, bruises, muscle strain, and injury from falls off scaffolds, ladders, and aircraft surfaces. Slippery or uneven walking surfaces. Working around machinery with moving parts. Working around moving objects or vehicles. May be exposed to intake suction and hot exhaust blast. Working closely with others. Working alone.
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.