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ELECTRONIC MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT MECHANIC – McGuire AFB, New Jersey
Air Mobility Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 505793Start Date: 09/08/2021End Date: 09/20/2021
In order to qualify, you must meet the quality level of 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-2600-Electronic Equipment Installation and Maintenance Group, Electronics 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 work of a ELECTRONIC MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT MECHANIC 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: I. Knowledge of operating electronic principles involved in the production and utilization of oscillations over a broad range of frequencies; signal and waveform behavior, distortion, and amplification; pulse, trigger, and synchronization techniques; a variety of display and indication methods; the make up, operation, and use of a variety of equipment such as microwave equipment, radar and missile test consoles, high frequency sampling and storage oscilloscopes, distortion analyzers, recording oscillographs, and digital delay generators; and the methods and techniques of precise measurement of electrical and electronic quantities and relationships such as standing wave ratio, power, impedance, reactance, and attenuation. 2. Knowledge of safety regulations and procedures. 3. Skill in tracing signals and voltage paths and in the analysis of waveform characteristics such as timing, duration, frequency, and phasing; and test set-ups to isolate malfunctions and check performance characteristics of special or unique test panels or mockups. 4. Skill in using and maintaining hand tools such as drills, chassis punches, wrenches, soldering irons, and microsoldering units to remove and replace circuit parts. 5. Ability to install major modifications to instruments and equipment; apply established techniques and methods of repair, testing, alignment, and calibration of equipment, which serves as test equipment or precision measurement standards; and utilize electronic circuits to measure electronic or electrical quantities to determine the performance characteristics and accuracy of other instruments and equipment. 6. Ability to use computer terminals to maintain records and document actions. Physical Effort:
Frequently lifts and carries, unassisted, items weighing up to 40 pounds. Sometimes required to lift and carry items weighing more than 40 pounds with the help of weight handling equipment or with assistance from other workers. The work requires working in a sitting position for extended periods of time, and frequent standing, walking, bending, crouching, reaching, and stooping are required. Some work may require the aid of magnifying lenses, eye loops, and microscopes to accomplish repairs on miniature components. Working Conditions:
Employee typically works in well-lighted, heated, and ventilated areas. May be required to work at remote user locations under variable conditions or within clean room environments where special garments including head coverings, shoe coverings, and gloves are required. Exposed to the possibility of electric shock; burns from electrical or RF energy or hot solder; and cuts and bruises. 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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