Department Of Defense Monterey , CA 93942
This is an Air Reserve Technician Enlisted position
Air Reserve Technicians are part of the regular civil service and enjoy all the benefits granted to Federal employees in the competitive civil service. In addition, ARTs are required to maintain active membership in an Air Force Reserve unit so long as they occupy Air Reserve Technician positions. As members of reserve units, ARTs receive on average one weekend of military training per month. In addition, they are eligible for 15 days active duty tour each year for which military leave is granted with full civilian pay. Air Reserve units and members are subject to immediate call to active duty in mobilization to meet a national emergency.
This is a standing register used to fill position at AFRC locations as vacancies occur. Some positions may have promotion potential to a higher grade than the grade being filled. Multiple vacancies may be filled from this announcement. The beginning and ending salaries may vary depending on location of position.
The first cut-off for this announcement is two (2) weeks from the opening date of this announcement. After the first cut off it will be the 25th of each month thereafter. Therefore, if we receive your application by midnight on the 25th of the month, you are eligible to go on the register the following month.
Some positions covered may or may not be obligated. Therefore, the selectee may be displaced by reassignment or reduction in force procedures at a later time should the previous incumbent exercise his/her reemployment rights.
Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the Air Force Reserve. Retired military personnel who have active Air Force Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position and unit) on their application.
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The primary purpose of this Air Reserve Technician (ART) Enlisted position is to perform aircraft structural maintenance at journey level in the structural section of a component repair or maintenance squadron of an Air Force Reserve unit. This includes tasks associated with planning, laying out, fabricating, modifying, repairing, assembling, and installing sheet metal parts, items, and assemblies and to provide training to reservists in the accomplishment of related tasks. Incumbent of this position will perform the following duties:
Plan and lay out work from blueprints, sketches, drawings, specifications, and work orders in the repair, coating or manufacture of aircraft structural components.
Develop patterns, cut, form, join, assemble, and install items and systems which have combined straight and curved edges or irregular curves, angles, and planes.
Operate and maintain complex hand and power tools and equipment.
Prepare surfaces and apply protective coatings to a variety of materials, such as sheet metal, honeycomb, radomes, and composites then correctly dispose of hazardous waste products.
Utilize safety practices, Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and AF Environmental Compliance Assessment Management Program (ECAMP) environmental protection practices and procedures and complies with security regulations, directives and policies.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May ApplyThis job is open toUnited States Citizens
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Job family (Series)
3806 Sheet Metal Mechanic
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a United States Citizen
Must meet and maintain Air Force Reserve military requirements
Incentives/Special Salary Pay Rate may or may not apply
Disclosure of Political Appointments
Preferred Military AFSC: 2A7X3/2A7X5
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) cost may or may not be paid.
Position may or will require incumbent to: (1) Incumbent's regular assignments are primarily ART duties: however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities.(2) May be required to work uncommon tour of duty. (3) Must obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance. (4) This is a drug testing designated position (TDP). Incumbent will be subject to random testing. (5) Meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements. (6) Work encompasses strenuous physical exertion; prolonged standing on production lines; climbing up and down ladders and scoffolds; working in cramped and awkward positions; reaching, lifting, and bending while using hand and powered tools in uncomfortable position for extended periods. (7) Works both inside and outside and subject to moderate amount of noise and vibration. When working outside is subject to a variety of weather conditions. (8) Weight lifted seldom exceeds 50 pounds. (9) Subject to cuts, bruises, falls, and burns. (10) Required to wear safety glasses when performing eye hazardous operations. (11) Some positions under this announcement may be covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sept 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberf Amdnement ) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of such position. Some positions under this announcement may be controlled positions covered by the Personal Reliability Program (PRP). (12) Some positions covered by this announcement may be designated as drug testing positions where the incumbent may be subject to random drug testing.
Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C. 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.
Element A - Ability to do the Work of a Sheet Metal Mechanic (Aircraft/Painter) without more than normal supervision:
Element B - Ability to Use Hand Tools, Power Tools, and Metal Working Machines for Sheet Metal Work: Independently select and use or operate, as needed, a complete cross-section of the types of hand and powered machines used.
Element C - Ability to Assemble, Disassemble, Fabricate, and Repair Sheet Metal Systems, Components and Items:
Element K - Ability to Work from Instructions, Specifications, Blueprints, Personal Inspections, etc.:
Element L - Knowledge and Skills for Making Layouts, Patterns, and Templates Using Recognized Trade Methods and Practices:
Element M - Knowledge of Materials: Knowledge of and ability to use materials (metal, non-metallic, coating and chemicals, etc.) used in performing structural/corrosion control work.
Substitution of Education for Experience: None
ARE YOU USING YOUR 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.