This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.
Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.
This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g. WG-08 Target WG-11).
$19.43 - $27.27 Per Hour Rate
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Installs, maintain, and modifies copper, coaxial, fiber optic and local area network (LAN) cable systems.
Locates, repairs, and/or replaces faulty splice closures in copper, coaxial, and fiber optic cable systems.
Monitors, analyzes and troubleshoots copper, coaxial, fiber optic and LAN cable systems.
Uses and maintain standard hand-tools and a variety of electronics test equipment such as volt-ohm meters (analog and digital), fault locators, open-fault locators, electronic time-domain reflectometers, Dynatel, and optical time-domain reflectometers.
Assists electronics mechanics m performing scheduled preventive maintenance, installation, removal, troubleshooting and repairs on UHF, VHF, and microwave antenna communication equipment/systems.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
2504 Wire Communications Cable Splicing
HelpRequirements 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 111 modifies 5 United States Codes (USC) 3326; Veterans who are retiring within 180 days of appointment effective dae may require a 180 day waiver package.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR WG:
The following summarizes the qualification standard for this position found in the Job Qualifications System for Trades and Labor Occupations (Handbook X-118C) http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/Tabindx.asp. To qualify, there is no specific length of training or experience required; however, you must be able to demonstrate enough experience in your application to show you possess sufficient job elements to provide communication infrastructure via copper, fiber and antenna to telecommunication systems; install and maintain archaic to state of the art transmission infrastructure utilizing radio frequency, electrical and optical methods and provide technical advice on communication designs of existing and new telecommunications infrastructure
1.Ability to do the work of Telecommunications Mechanic without more than normal supervision.
2.Knowledge of the theory and instruments (electrical electronic) used in shop and trade practices of telecommunications mechanical trade.
3.Knowledge of technical practices associated with telecommunications mechanical trade.
4.Ability to use electrical, engineered and installation drawings associated with the telecommunications mechanical trade.
5.Ability to use and maintain hand tools and a variety of electronic test equipment associated with the telecommunications mechanical trade.
6.Skill to troubleshoot and repair electrical and electronic equipment associated with the telecommunications mechanical trade.
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.
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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