MAINTENANCE MECHANIC Job in Fort Sam Houston, Texas – Department of the Air Force



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MAINTENANCE MECHANIC – Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Air Education and Training Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 151674
Start Date: 09/19/2019
End Date: 10/11/2019

Qualification Summary
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the 4700 series. 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 ab JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: l. Knowledge of sheet metal shop mathematics and skill in formulating plan. patterns. and templates involving
straight and curved edges or irregular curves. angles. pitch. and planes
2. knowledge of a wide range of welding principles. principles standards. and difficult techniques and how various
metal alloys react to different welding processes
3. Knowledge of and ability to apply safety and environmental standards. regulations, and requirements . .
4. Skill in planning. laying out and pattern development ( including geometric projection and triangulation) and
construction to assemble. disassemble. manufacture. and repair sheet metal systems. components. and items.
5. Skill in lubricating complex items from a variety of materials such as galvanized or stainless iron.
aluminum. copper sheet. magnesium. honeycomb material and alloys.
6. Skill in using and maintaining. a variety of sheet metal and welding took equipment, and measuring instruments.
7. Skill in assembling, fabricating, and repairing sheet metal systems. components, and items.
8. Ability to inspect and evaluate structural damage to sheet metal systems sufficient to plan and accomplish repairs.
9. · Ability to weld dissimilar metals including parts and structures that vary in size: shape. and thickness.
10. Ability to read, interpret. aid use drawings. blueprints. diagrams. sketches. instructions. and technical
11 . Ability to adapt to new tcchm5logics affecting sheet metal mechanic work.require
12. May require current certification in Gas Tugston Arc Welding 1GTA V) and Shield Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
13. Ability to effectively communicate orally and legibly in writing Physical Work encompasses strenuous physical exertion when bending and shaping the more complex items and in
constructing larger and bulkier material. Requires physical effort which includes prolonged standing on production
lines; climbing up and down ladders and scaffolds; stooping, kneeling, crawling, stretching, and working in
cramped and awkward positions while installing items or when welding in hard-to-reach or confined spaces; and
reaching lifting, and bending while using hand and powered tools in uncomfortable positions for extended periods.
Frequently handles objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance and over 50 pounds with assistance.
Working Conditions
Employee works both inside and outside, sometimes in bad weather and in areas that are dirty, greasy, smoky, and
subject to a moderate amount of noise and vibration from shop machines. Is exposed to fumes, heat, flying sparks,
the glare of torches, ultraviolet radiation, and heated materials. There is the possibility of eye injury, electrical
shock, bruises, falls, broken bones, burns, and the chance of cuts when working with sharp objects. There may be
discomfort when wearing protective clothing, safety shoes, gloves, flash shield or eye goggles, and other equipment
as required. Shop areas normally have adequate lighting and ventilation. 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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