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MAINTENANCE MECHANIC – Charleston AFB, South Carolina
Air Mobility Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 521056Start Date: 10/08/2021End Date: 10/29/2021
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-4700 General Maintenance and Operations Work 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 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC without more than normal supervision. Physical Effort:
Employee must stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, crawl, stretch, and work in awkward and cramped positions in hard-to-reach or confined spaces. Employee may be required to perform heavy lifting up to 90 pounds in carrying bricks, block, stone, mortar, cement, and sand. For other assignments (carpentry, welding), frequently handles objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance and over 50 pounds with assistance. Working Conditions:
Works in shops and at job sites. In shops, is exposed to moderate or high noise levels from operating machinery, sawdust in the air, glue fumes, and hazards associated with woodworking and related power equipment as well as fumes and hazards inherent to the welding trade. At job sites, may be exposed to weather conditions and hazards of working on and around scaffolds and ladders and are subject to cuts, bruises, contusions, and burns. Uses protective devices such as ear plugs, welding helmets, safety glasses, respirators, gloves, safety footwear, etc. 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 a wide range of welding principles, processes, and difficult techniques; welding standards and how various metals and metal alloys react to different welding processes and techniques; and complicated shop mathematics to figure irregular curves, angles, and pitch.
2. Knowledge of carpentry methods and techniques; and of precision carpentry equipment.
3. Knowledge of masonry methods and techniques to include the methods, sequences, and techniques of cement, brick, block, and stonework.
4. Knowledge of safety regulations, practices, and procedures.
5. Skill in using and maintaining hand tools, power tools, and special jigs and fixtures; skill in planning, laying out, pattern development, and construction to assemble, disassemble, manufacture, and repair infrastructure 6. Ability to use drawings, blueprints, specifications, instructions and to use measuring instruments to maintain dimensions and tolerances to specifications; ability to produce finished products with precise fits, accurate dimensions, and acceptable appearance. 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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