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MACHINIST (WELDER) – Luke AFB, Arizona
Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 207286Start Date: 02/04/2020End Date: 02/18/2020
In order to qualify, you must meet the general experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook X-118C. QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-3400 Machine Tool Work 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 MACHINIST (WELDER) 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: Ability to measure and lay out materials, tools, steps, needed to perform assignments, tools, equipment, and materials accounting and security and ability to operate machine tools. Ability to apply technical practices in the performance of assigned work, to use mechanical shop drawings. Knowledge of the nature and properties of metals required for work to be performed. Skill in planning work sequences. Ability to lay out reference points, lines, dimensions, and angles using shop mathematics and handbook formulas. Ability to select and set up welding equipment, machine tools, and cutting tools. Knowledge of how numerous metals, metal alloys and other materials react to different machine tools, and process and techniques. Skill in using measuring instruments to maintain precise dimensions, operating characteristics and design of a wide range of aircraft equipment. Skill in repairing, welding, and machining a wide variety of aircraft components, parts, and non-powered AGE equipment. 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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