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AIRCRAFT ELECTRICIAN (AIRCRAFT PNEUDRAULIC SYSTEMS MECHANIC) – Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts
Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 79629Start Date: 04/09/2019End Date: 04/15/2019
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-2800 Electrical Installation and Maintenance Family, Aircraft Electrician (Aircraft Pneudraulic Systems Mechanic). 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 Aircraft Electrician (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: Knowledge of assigned shop and trade practices. Ability to follow appropriate work practices including keeping a tidy, clean, and orderly work area. Ability to apply technical practices in the performance of assigned work. Knowledge of safety and security requirements as outlined in applicable standards, regulations and technical orders. Knowledge of the electrical theory, principles, and circuitry and instruments use in shop and trade practices and a knowledge of aircraft electrical systems and their relationships. Knowledge of electronic principles in order to recognize types and sizes of resistors, capacitors, wiring and transistors. Knowledge of the interface of electrical or environmental systems with hydraulic, electronic armament, instrument, and mechanical systems and assemblies. Skill in installing, relocating, and repositioning electrical and electronic components and wiring to facilitate installation of equipment. Knowledge of tools, equipment, and materials accounting and security. Comprehensive knowledge of testing and troubleshooting techniques and procedures utilizing a variety of test devices and ability to analyze, modify, and repair complex electrical or environmental systems and components on assigned aircraft. Ability to lay-out connecting circuits and make connections in order to prevent equipment or circuit overload or malfunction. Ability to use and interpret computer data, wiring diagrams, technical data, blueprints, schematics and engineering instructions. Skill in tracing hard to locate and intermittent electrical defects and problems using a variety of meters and testing devices. Knowledge of USAF Technical Order Program and its procedures. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Light to heavy physical exertion is required in lifting and carrying items weighing from 10 to 50 pounds and occasional objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds with the help of weight handling equipment or with assistance from other workers. The work requires climbing, standing, bending, and stooping for extended periods of time and working at heights of up to 65 feet. Requires good hearing and active hand eye coordination. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Exposed to prevailing weather conditions, and must work outdoors and indoors. Exposed to physical hazards of aircraft maintenance including, but not limited to, electrical shock, flight line noise and work during hours of darkness or darkened conditions lighted by means of artificial light. 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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