WIRE COMMUNICATION AND EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION MECHANIC Job in Fort Sam Houston, Texas – Department of the Air Force



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of the Air Force. The opening is for a WIRE COMMUNICATION AND EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION MECHANIC in Fort Sam Houston, Texas Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Air Education and Training Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 129709
Start Date: 07/31/2019
End Date: 08/13/2019

Qualification Summary
THIS POSITION WILL BE UTILIZED AT JBSA FT SAM HOUSTON QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-2500 Wire Communication Equipment Installation and Maintenance Group. 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 ability to do the work of a Wire Communication and Equipment Installation Mechanic without more than normal supervision Physical Effort: Employee frequently lifts and carries item weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted and occasionally up to 500 pounds with assistance of lifting devices or other workers. Work requires climbing ladders and telephone poles and frequent bending and working in cramped awkward positions. Working Conditions: Work is performed inside and outside in all types of weather. Inside work areas can range from well lighted, heated and climatically controlled to poorly illuminated work areas such as attics, crawl spaces, basement and excavation sites. Employee is exposed to dust, dirt and falls from ladders/pole while installing cable. Employees are exposed to bruises and minor cuts from handling cable and equipment from using hand tools. 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 maintenance management practices, telephony fundamentals, electronic principles, including theory of solid-states components, digital techniques, and copper core and fiber-optic transmission, principles applying to telephone switching systems; T-carrier; fiber-optic modems; multiplexers, line drivers and associated hardware.
2. Knowledge of telecommunications principles, such as LAN, switching, traffic, signaling and networking.
3. Knowledge of advanced electronic principles to perform work involved in the routine repair, disassembly, modification, assembly, testing, installation, and maintenance of telecommunication systems, equipment and accessories.
4. Knowledge of electronic equipment and components in order to identify and locate them to perform cleaning, disassembly and assembly task and simple repair and testing.
5. Thorough knowledge of troubleshooting techniques in order to troubleshoot for common recurring kinds of defects.
6. Knowledge of standard shop practices, including soldering and splicing techniques for basic repair tasks.
7. Knowledge of wire color-codes, layout sheets, wiring diagrams and schematics.
8. Skill in using test equipment such AC/DC voltmeter, digital frequency Counter, signal generator, due trace oscilloscope, multi-meters, test phone, tone tester, time domain reflectometers and spring tension gauges.
9. Skill in using hand tools such as electrical and manual hand drills, screwdrivers, pliers, diagonal cutters, and other specialized tools of trade.
10. Skill in reading and applying basic schematics and wiring diagrams to assigned tasks.
11. Ability to use test equipment and set up and follow test procedures. 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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