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AIRCRAFT MECHANIC (TITLE 32) with Security Clearance

Company: Department of the Air Force
Location: Peoria
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Duties As a AIRCRAFT MECHANIC (TITLE 32), WG-8852-5/8/10, you will inspect, repair, modify, and service aircraft systems, components, and assemblies, both on- and off-aircraftMajor Duties - This is NOT an all-inclusive list:--- Examine and inspect aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, and deicers to locate cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems.--- Conduct routine and special inspections as required by regulations.--- Inspect completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and that aircraft are ready for operation.--- Read and interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.--- Maintain repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance.--- Obtain fuel and oil samples and check them for contamination.--- Disassemble equipment to inspect for deficiencies.--- Communicate with coworkers to coordinate installations or repairs.--- Test mechanical equipment to ensure proper functioning.--- Measure parts for wear, using precision instruments.--- Replace or repair worn, defective, or damaged components, using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.--- Clean equipment, parts, or tools to repair or maintain them in good working orderRequirements Conditions of Employment--- NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIREDIf you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.--- This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.--- Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.--- Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.--- Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.--- Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.--- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.--- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.--- This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.--- Irregular and/or overtime (compensatory) hours may be required to support operational requirements or contingencies or may be required to work hours outside of the normal duty day.--- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.--- Recruitment and relocation incentives may be available for this positionQualifications AREA OF CONSIDERATION: The areas of considerations for this position, Title 32 Excepted Service (32 U.SCode - 709), will be in the following manner and sequence:--- The FIRST area of consideration for this position will be all excepted permanent and indefinite temporary technicians within the ILNG.--- The SECOND area of consideration will be all current Federal Employees.--- The THIRD area of consideration will be all Federal re-employment eligible.--- The FOURTH area of consideration will be applicants willing to become T32 Dual Status Technicians and gain ILNG membership.--- The FIFTH area of consideration will U.SCitizensMilitary Grades: Enlisted Only - Minimum rank of A1CMaximum rank of SSgtGENERAL EXPERIENCE : MUST possess experience or training that has provided the skills to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories, and components, and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications; and skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipmentSPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : WG-10 Level - MUST possess specialized experience which includes experience or training installing, adjusting, aligning, troubleshooting and functionally testing the various major and minor mechanical and pneudraulic systems on an aircraft during overhaul or modification; experience coordinating the work of other mechanics, and scheduling maintenance to ensure completion of critical actions and optimum workflow; and the ability to instruct lower graded mechanics, military and other personnel in the disassembly and reassembly of crash damaged engines, transmissions, gearboxes, hydraulic components, and fuel controls sufficient for the exhibit to be returned to its shipping containerWG-08 Level - MUST possess specialized experience which includes experience with the use of common hand tools to make mechanical repairs; experience removing and installing aircraft parts, components and accessories with detailed guidance; and experience in following detailed instructions in making routine, reoccurring repairs and modifications to aircraft parts, subassemblies and components, e.gsuch as jacking and leveling aircraft, installing and adjusting engines, landing gear assemblies, instrument panels, and flight control systemsWG-05 Level - MUST possess specialized experience which includes experience use of common hand tools in making repetitive mechanical repairs under close supervision; and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the simpler and routine duties of the tradeExperience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social)Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employmentYou will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experienceVerbiage displayed on your resume or application must contain your own wordsYou may refer to position descriptions, i.ethe general and specialized experience located within the vacancy announcement, to assist with describing work experiences; however, resumes or applications received in verbatim will not be consideredIn your resume you will need to address the general and specialized experience listed belowPlease use as much detail as needed, giving dates (months and years) of the experience, position title and how the experience was gainedThis information is needed to determine if you are qualified for the positionEducation Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualifyFor this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience aloneNo substitution of education for experience is permitted for this occupational series and gradeAdditional information If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( Register - Selective Service System : Selective Service System (sss.gov) )If you are needing some extra information regarding Federal Resumes, you should consider these tips from USA Jobs: USAJOBS Help Center - What should I include in my federal resume .--- Benefits Help A career with the U.Sgovernment provides employees with a comprehensive benefits packageAs a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewardingOpens in a new window Learn more about federal benefits Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittentContact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offeredHow You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications aboveOnce the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcementIf you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experienceIf you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this positionIf you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment considerationYour qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):--- Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
* Attention to Detail
* Problem Solving
* Technical Competence--- Benefits Help A career with the U.Sgovernment provides employees with a comprehensive benefits packageAs a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewardingOpens in a new window Learn more about federal benefits Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittentContact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.--- Required Documents As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefitsYour benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employeeYou may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policiesTo apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes: REQUIRED DOCUM

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