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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The primary purpose of this position is to serve as Squadron Superintendent for either Aircraft Generation (AGS), Component Repair (CRS), Equipment Maintenance (EMS) or Maintenance (MXS).
Performs work planning responsibilities, work direction responsibilities and administrative responsibilities.
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.
Reserve Training: Administers the reserve training and associated programs for squadron ensuring consistent standards throughout the flights for traditional reservists and ARTs.
8801 Miscellaneous Aircraft Overhaul
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
A Secret security clearance is required
PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
Recruitment incentives may be authorized
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
This is a testing designated position (TDP). The employee is 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
This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position. The incumbent is required to meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements. Work schedule will be aligned to allow incumbent to fully participate in UTAs
The incumbent?s regular assignments are ART duties; however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities
The work may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver?s license may be required for the position
Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C-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.
The screen out element for this position is the Ability To Lead or Supervise as an Aircraft Overhaul Supervisor WS-8801-16.
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.
2.Knowledge of personnel management policies, practices, and procedures, including sexual harassment and equal employment opportunity/Equal Opportunity Treatment. Knowledge of safety regulations, practices, and procedures.
3.Knowledge in using and maintaining a variety of hand and power tools, equipment, and precision measuring and/or test equipment. Knowledge in troubleshooting, inspecting, and/or tracing hard-to-locate defects or problems.
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 mission.
5.Ability to manage overall direction and coordination of subordinate work activities and functions and implement sound personnel policies, practices, and procedures through subordinate supervisors. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
6.Comprehensive knowledge of assigned weapon systems including airframes, aircraft systems, and the interrelationships among systems and aircraft power plants, needed to make various operational checks and verify established performance limits.
Outside and inside (other than normal commuting). Excessive noise, intermittent. Electrical energy. Slippery or uneven walking surface. Working around machinery with moving parts. Working closely with others.
Moderate carrying (15-44 lbs). Reaching above shoulder. Use of fingers. Both hands required. Hours of walking are 4 hours per week. Hours of standing are 10 hours per week. Hours of repeated bending are 1 hours per week. Climbing, use of legs and arms. Both legs 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 (with aid).
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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