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The primary purpose of this position is to perform acetylene and electric arc welding in support of other units in the squadron.
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Performs avetylene, electic arc and/or mig cutting, brazing or welding on a wide variety of mobile equipment and equipment components made of various metals in support of shop field maintenance responsiilites.
Performs body work.
Cleans, tests and repairs vehicle radiators and associated parts.
Refinishes vehicles and equipment.
Removes, cuts and installs automotive glass.
Utilizes safety practices and procedures and maintains safe and clean work environment.
Removes, repairs and replaces vehicle upholstry.
Job family (Series)
3809 Mobile Equipment Metal Mechanic
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
PCS expenses if authorized will NOT be paid
Recruitment incentives may or may not be authorized
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
This position is designated as a key position IAW AFI 36-507
Employee must maintain current certifications
Disclosure of Political Appointments
A pre-employment physical examination will be required
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-3809. 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 the position 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:
Knowledge of metal body construction and welding techniques.
Ability to determine extent of damage and most economical method of repair.
Skill in using a variety of tools and attachments to remove, fabricate and reshape parts.
Knowledge of safety practices and procedures.
Knowledge of vehicle radiator components, painting/finishing techniques, glass removal, cutting and installation techniques
Knowledge of vehicle upholstery techniques.
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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