Electronic Technician

Department Of Defense Norman , NC 28367

Posted 3 months ago

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Summary

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The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical expertise to install, operate, and maintain theater air and space operations center's RF communications, and associated equipment.

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Responsibilities

  • Maintains and operates assigned systems and subsystems to ensure compliance with established standards and safety requirements. Determines when equipment malfunctions warrant shutdown of various systems.

  • Provides technical guidance, training, and assistance to other technicians and conducts on-the-job (OJT) training to apprentices in all phases of work.

  • Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work environment.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
15

  • Job family (Series)
    0856 Electronics Technical

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Conditions of Employment

  • Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov

  • Total salary varies depending on location of position

  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations

  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized

  • 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

  • A security clearance may be required

  • Disclosure of Political Appointments

  • This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program

  • Per National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of fiscal year FY 2017, Section 1111 modifies 5 United States Code (USC) 3326; Veterans who are retiring within 180 days of appointment effective date may require a 180 day waiver package.

Qualifications

QUALS:

FOR GS-05: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-04 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems.

Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of basic principles of Electronics Technician or related field.

OR

Successful completion of all the requirements for a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, electronics engineering, or electronics technology

OR
3 years of study in an accredited (by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET) curriculum in electronics

OR

a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree that included major study

OR

at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses. At least 12 of the 24 semester hours must have been in electronics courses.

FOR GS-06: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-05 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems.

Examples of specialized experience includes practical knowledge of technical methods to perform assignments such as carrying out limited projects that involve use of specialized complicated techniques.

OR

have one year of graduate level education directly related to the work of the position

OR

have a combination of education and specialized experience

FOR GS-07: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-06 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems.

Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge a wide range of occupational theories, principles, concepts, and practices in the technical area of electronics technology and practices, operating parameters, capabilities, and limitations of electronics systems associated calibrated, precision measuring, and test, equipment; and of systems and component design, capabilities, configurations, limitations, and functional operation and of various types of electronics logic.

OR

have one year of graduate level education directly related to the work of the position

OR

have a combination of education and specialized experience

FOR GS-08: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-07 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems.

Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of moderate complex electronic concepts and ability to convert theoretical idea to functional components and systems.

OR

have a master's or equivalent graduate degree directly related to the work of the position

FOR GS-09: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-08 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems.

Examples of specialized experience includes practical knowledge of electronic theory, circuit, elementary physics, and engineering mechanics, and ability to apply knowledge to the design modification and repair of ground-air UHF radio communication system, satellite communication equipment, terminal(s), ground radios and peripheral equipment.

OR

have a master's or equivalent graduate degree directly related to the work of the position

FOR GS-10: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-09 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems.

Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of principles and practices of team building of the method and techniques of fact finding, analysis and resolution of complex problems.

NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-10 level.

FOR GS-11: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-10 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems.

Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of electronics concepts, standards, principles, methods, and techniques to ensure work is in compliance with applicable regulations and quality standards. NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-11 level.

FOR GS-12: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-11 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems.

Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of aircraft hardware, software, technical orders, specifications, computer systems and test systems. NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-12 level.

FOR GS-13: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-12 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems.

Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of operational test and evaluation organization and structure, concepts, principles, practices and applicable code, regulations, policy, and issues.

NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-13 level.

FOR GS-14: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-13 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems.

Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of the agency, squadron, LG, AFFTC policies, regulations, and directives. NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-14 level.

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To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/electronics-technicalseries-0856/

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities

and/or competencies in the following areas:
1.Experience with of 721S, PSC-5D, PRC-117F, PRC-117G, PRC-150, URG-III, LVT-11, PRC-152, PRC-112G, EPLRS, Combat Track II, and GBS radio systems.

Experience with of private IP network management. Knowledge of/experience with Radio over IP and E&M principles/systems.
2.Knowledge of a wide range of electronic principles and practices, operating parameters, capabilities, and limitations of electronic systems associated with air and space operations centers, and of systems and component design, capabilities, configurations, limitations, and functional operation; and of various types of electronics logic.
3.Knowledge of safety regulations, procedures, and practices.
4.Skill in the interpretation of technical data such as drawings, schematics, blueprints, and specifications of complete electronic systems; in analyzing problems in integrated/interfacing systems involving numerous complex circuits; and in using complex electronic and electromechanical test and measuring equipment using integrated test functions for different purposes.
5.Ability to modify standard procedures, adapt equipment or techniques, and make departures from previous approaches to solve technical problems or improve system performance for highly complex electronic systems; to trace electronics logic from one system to another; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships to represent the organization in a professional manner.
6.Ability to use computer terminals to enter and extract data to maintain records and document actions

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.

Education

IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims.

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements.

You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.



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Electronic Technician

Department Of Defense