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Aircraft Survival And Flight Equipment Repairer Featured

Location
Eglin Afb, Florida
Wage
Hourly
Job ID
14479656537
Posted
2021-1-13

Summary
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. Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information.
Responsibilities
The primary purpose of this position is as an Air Reserve Technician (ART) to support all flying organizations and transient aircrews with aircrew flight equipment needed to fly safely.
Inspects tests troubleshoots maintains disassembles repairs installs modifies stores issues fits and adjusts aircrew flight equipment and chemical/biological defense equipment.
Disassembles assembles inspects fabricates modifies alters cleans repairs and packs aerospace components such as protective clothing and covers upholstery thermal radiation barriers and flotation equipment.
Performs documentation and Quality Control Inspections (QCI) tasks. Assists with aircrew flight equipment continuation and chemical/biological defense equipment training classes.
Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work area.
Requirements
Conditions of Employment
Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-4800 General Equipment Maintenance 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 do the work of an AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL AND FLIGHT EQUIPMENT REPAIRER 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:
1. Knowledge of aircrew flight equipment and chemical/biological defense equipment inspections and maintenance procedures using fitting and caring for aircrew flight equipment and chemical/biological defense equipment; and related supply procedures; and aircrew flight equipment continuation and chemical/biological defense training classes.
2. Knowledge of pyrotechnic and explosive devices and aircraft egress systems.
3. Knowledge of parachute construction; temperature and humidity affects on parachutes and other fabrics; characteristics of rubberized items as well as the effects of solvent heat and pressure on rubber; and a variety of common fabrics webbings tapes etc. to include their finishes performance and handling.
4. Knowledge of shop mathematics e.g. fractions equations and plane measurements and tools and tool control procedures.
5. Knowledge of safety requirements practices and procedures including the proper handling use and disposal of hazardous waste materials and pyrotechnics as outlined in applicable standards manuals and directives.
6. Ability to demonstrate and explain proper usage and operation of aircrew flight and survival equipment; make working sketches and complicated cutting layouts; draw patterns or adjust standard patterns; fit items to spaces with unusual parameters or obstructions; input and extract data from a database using a keyboard (a qualified typist is not required); set up operate and perform minor maintenance of equipment used in performing duties. FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires prolonged standing sitting stooping bending pulling lifting and working in cramped strained and uncomfortable positions performing inspections and maintenance on AFE equipment. Requires considerable use of arms hands and fingers to use power tools and inspect a variety of AFE equipment. Frequently lifts and carries items that weigh 30 to 50 pounds independently and occasionally lifts heavier items up to 150 pounds with assistance. Will be required to work in hot cold and inclement environments. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: The majority of the work will be performed in a temperature controlled environment; however some tasks will require work on the flight line in hot cold and inclement weather. Subject to high noise levels while working on or around aircraft Possibility of bruises punctures scratches and other injuries caused by handling sharp tools and materials treated with special finishes. They may work on ladders and scaffolds. Some danger involved in handling munitions and high pressure oxygen cylinders and working in and around ejection seat aircraft. May be exposed to ionizing radiation if broken compasses are mishandled. Workers are exposed to caustic fumes from adhesives and may be exposed to body fluids while cleaning oxygen equipment. The supervisor will provide personal protective equipment. 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
Additional Information
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice your most recent performance rating and your most recent SF-50 noting position grade level and duty location. Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information. 120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants if determined best qualified must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a completed copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSP. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit. Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used. If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here. Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017 Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017" suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments including driving mileage airfare and lodging expenses en-route travel to the new duty station and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities please click here. Subsequently FTR Bulletin 20-04 issued by GSA provides further information regarding NDAA FY2020 Public Law 116-92 and the expansion of eligibility beyond "transferred" for WTA/RITA allowances. For additional information please click here.

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Aircraft Survival And Flight Equipment Repairer

Location: Eglin Afb FL

Industry: Aviation
Occupational Category: Business Operations
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Salary: USD 0

Description: Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command seeks a Aircraft Survival And Flight Equipment Repairer.
Summary
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. Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information.
Responsibilities
The primary purpose of this position is as an Air Reserve Technician (ART) to support all flying organizations and transient aircrews with aircrew flight equipment needed to fly safely.
Inspects tests troubleshoots maintains disassembles repairs installs modifies stores issues fits and adjusts aircrew flight equipment and chemical/biological defense equipment.
Disassembles assembles inspects fabricates modifies alters cleans repairs and packs aerospace components such as protective clothing and covers upholstery thermal radiation barriers and flotation equipment.
Performs documentation and Quality Control Inspections (QCI) tasks. Assists with aircrew flight equipment continuation and chemical/biological defense equipment training classes.
Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work area.
Requirements
Conditions of Employment
Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-4800 General Equipment Maintenance 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 do the work of an AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL AND FLIGHT EQUIPMENT REPAIRER 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:
1. Knowledge of aircrew flight equipment and chemical/biological defense equipment inspections and maintenance procedures using fitting and caring for aircrew flight equipment and chemical/biological defense equipment; and related supply procedures; and aircrew flight equipment continuation and chemical/biological defense training classes.
2. Knowledge of pyrotechnic and explosive devices and aircraft egress systems.
3. Knowledge of parachute construction; temperature and humidity affects on parachutes and other fabrics; characteristics of rubberized items as well as the effects of solvent heat and pressure on rubber; and a variety of common fabrics webbings tapes etc. to include their finishes performance and handling.
4. Knowledge of shop mathematics e.g. fractions equations and plane measurements and tools and tool control procedures.
5. Knowledge of safety requirements practices and procedures including the proper handling use and disposal of hazardous waste materials and pyrotechnics as outlined in applicable standards manuals and directives.
6. Ability to demonstrate and explain proper usage and operation of aircrew flight and survival equipment; make working sketches and complicated cutting layouts; draw patterns or adjust standard patterns; fit items to spaces with unusual parameters or obstructions; input and extract data from a database using a keyboard (a qualified typist is not required); set up operate and perform minor maintenance of equipment used in performing duties. FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires prolonged standing sitting stooping bending pulling lifting and working in cramped strained and uncomfortable positions performing inspections and maintenance on AFE equipment. Requires considerable use of arms hands and fingers to use power tools and inspect a variety of AFE equipment. Frequently lifts and carries items that weigh 30 to 50 pounds independently and occasionally lifts heavier items up to 150 pounds with assistance. Will be required to work in hot cold and inclement environments. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: The majority of the work will be performed in a temperature controlled environment; however some tasks will require work on the flight line in hot cold and inclement weather. Subject to high noise levels while working on or around aircraft Possibility of bruises punctures scratches and other injuries caused by handling sharp tools and materials treated with special finishes. They may work on ladders and scaffolds. Some danger involved in handling munitions and high pressure oxygen cylinders and working in and around ejection seat aircraft. May be exposed to ionizing radiation if broken compasses are mishandled. Workers are exposed to caustic fumes from adhesives and may be exposed to body fluids while cleaning oxygen equipment. The supervisor will provide personal protective equipment. 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
Additional Information
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice your most recent performance rating and your most recent SF-50 noting position grade level and duty location. Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information. 120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants if determined best qualified must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a completed copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSP. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit. Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used. If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here. Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017 Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017" suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments including driving mileage airfare and lodging expenses en-route travel to the new duty station and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities please click here. Subsequently FTR Bulletin 20-04 issued by GSA provides further information regarding NDAA FY2020 Public Law 116-92 and the expansion of eligibility beyond "transferred" for WTA/RITA allowances. For additional information please click here.

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Date Posted: 2021-1-13

Please Apply by: 2021-1-29