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ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (MECHANICAL) – Multiple Locations
Air Force Materiel Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 59870Start Date: 03/05/2019End Date: 03/11/2019
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-11, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes reading and interpreting engineering plans and specifications; using this information to gather, analyze, and present data and supporting analysis and research; and an understanding of Numerical Control Industrial Plant Equipment (NCIPE) and data processing in order to operate and manipulate interactive graphic systems. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-09 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-11 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. 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: Knowledge of Numerical Control Industrial Plant Equipment (NCIPE) and of data processing methods/procedures in order to operate and manipulate the interactive (CAE/CAD/CAM) Graphics System in solving complex problems as they relate to supporting industrial processes. Knowledge of safety and occupational health requirements as outlined in applicable standards, regulations, and/or technical orders. Knowledge of current automation technology and practices sufficient to evaluate the effectiveness of its use and provide assistance to others. Ability to read engineering plans and specifications, gather, analyze, and present data and supporting analysis and research, interpret and apply rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to independently plan, coordinate, organize and negotiate effectively with management and customers to accept and implement recommendations, where proposals involve substantial resources, and require extensive changes in established concepts and procedures. Knowledge of the operations, services, needs, and goals of management and their programs, the organization studied or served, and related customers, functions, resources, and users. Skill in establishing effective professional working relationships with managers, customers, and contractors contributing to a cooperative work environment and successful accomplishment of mission. 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. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Work involves a very exacting discipline, sitting at a CAD/CAM user’s station for extended periods, with possible mental stress and eye strain. Must use stairs frequently, occasionally walk long distances, and occasionally lifts up to 40 lbs. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work area is usually an office setting adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. The work environment involves everyday risks or discomfort requiring normal safety precautions.
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