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AIRCRAFT PNEUDRAULIC SYSTEMS MECHANIC – Fort Worth, Texas
Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 65631Start Date: 03/15/2019End Date: 03/21/2019
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-8200 Fluid Systems 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 Pneudraulic Systems Mechanic 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:
1. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Skill in the use of standard hand and power tools of the trade. Ability to read and interpret a variety of technical data.
2. Ability to install aircraft fuel systems, equipment or accessories. Comprehensive knowledge of operation, capabilities and limitations of aircraft fuel systems. Ability to use a variety of test and measurement equipment.
3. Ability to test complete fuel systems. Ability to overhaul, repair or fabricate aircraft pneudraulic equipment. Ability to calibrate aircraft pneudraulic equipment. Ability to troubleshoot aircraft pneudraulic equipment of moderate complexity.
4. Knowledge of safety and security requirements as outlined in applicable standards, regulations and technical orders. Knowledge of tool, equipment, and materials accounting and security.
5. Knowledge of USAF Technical Order Program and its procedures.
6. Ability to clean work area and/or job site upon completion of work. FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Heavy lifting (45-79 pounds). Moderate lifting (15-44 lbs). Light lifting (under 15 lbs). Moderate carrying (15-44 lbs). Light carrying (under 15 lbs). Hours of straight pulling are 1 hour/week. Hours of pulling hand over hand are 1 hour/week. Hours of pushing are 1 hour/week. Reaching above shoulder. Use of fingers. Both hands required. Hours of walking are 4 hours/week. Hours of standing are 10 hours/week. Hours of crawling are 1 hour/week. Hours of kneeling are 1 hour/week. Hours of repeated bending are 3 hours/week. Climbing, use of legs and arms. Both legs required. Operation of crane, truck, tractor, or motor vehicle. Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously. Near vision correctable at 13 inches to 16 inches to Jaeger 1 to 4. Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and 20/40 in the other. Both eyes required. Depth perception. Ability to distinguish basic colors. Hearing (without aid). ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:Outside. Outside and inside (other than normal commuting). Excessive heat. Excessive cold. Excessive humidity. Excessive dampness or chilling. Dry atmospheric conditions. Excessive noise, intermittent. Dust. Solvents. Solvents (decreasing agents). Grease and oils. Radiant energy. Electrical energy. Slippery or uneven walking surface. Working around machinery with moving parts. Working around moving objects or vehicles. Working on ladders or scaffolding. Vibration. Working closely with others. Working alone. 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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