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AIRCRAFT PNEUDRAULIC SYSTEMS MECHANIC – Altus AFB, Oklahoma
Air Education and Training Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 142113Start Date: 08/29/2019End Date: 09/23/2019
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 job without more then normal supervision Physical Effort:
The work requires moderate to strenuous effort. Sits, stands, lifts equipment weighing 20 pounds and occasionally items weighing up to 60 pounds with help from lifting equipment or other workers. Pushes heavy jacks and test stands, stoops, bends, stretches, and works in cramped, tiring, and uncomfortable positions. Subject to high intensity and higher frequency sounds that impose a physical burden.
Work is performed in hanger areas, outdoors, in parked aircraft, and sometimes in hazardous noise areas. Exposed to extremes in heat, cold, and inclement weather. Exposed to toxic fumes, dirt, grease, and aircraft fluids, oil, and hydraulic fluids. Employee is in danger of injury by: fluids subject to high pressures (9,000-10,000 pounds per square inch); falling from aircraft, work stands, or slips on oily floors; falling objects, or cockpits containing explosive devices; cuts, shocks, strains, or skin and eye irritations; and high intensity and higher frequency sound waves. 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 hydraulic and pneumatic principles; the physical laws governing the behavior of fluids (liquids and gases); basic electrical and mechanical principles; aircraft pneudraulic systems and pneudraulic equipment used in maintaining and checking aircraft pneudraulic equipment such as test stands and hydraulic jacks; and troubleshooting procedures designed to isolate malfunctions in aircraft pneudraulic systems.
2. Knowledge of aircraft structures; the relationship of aircraft pneudraulic systems to the structure and to other aircraft systems; and the relationship of the work of aircraft pneudraulic systems mechanic to the work of aircraft mechanics, aircraft electricians, and sheet metal mechanics(aircraft).
3. Knowledge of safety regulations, practices, and procedures; documentation procedures; and other applicable publications and forms.
4. Ability to effect modifications, repairs, or maintenance required.
5. Ability to read and interpret technical orders, microfilm, manufacturers’ specification manuals, parts supply
books, blueprints, and schematic diagrams.
6. Ability to operate test panels and ground power equipment such as hydraulic test stands, gas and electric air
compressors, and portable rectifiers; and use hand tools, jigs, fixtures, and special tools and instruments. 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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