Pacific Air Forces POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC in Hickam AFB, Hawaii
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The primary purpose of this position is to service, pickup/deliver aerospace ground equipment as required to aircraft parked on flight line and to aircraft related facilities. Under the close guidance/supervision of a work leader or supervisor incumbent performs scheduled and unscheduled inspections, and maintenance on both powered/non-powered aerospace ground equipment.
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Performs full service inspections and operational checkout procedures on assigned powered and non-powered AGE, under supervision. Delivers to and picks up AGE from specified aircraft ramp locations in support of flight line operations. Monitors two-way radio and responds to AGE requests. Operates, inspects, and performs operator maintenance on special purpose tow vehicles.
Performs repair, replacement, overhaul (within limitations), and time compliance technical orders (TCTO) modifications, of AGE systems and components, under supervision. Assists journeyman-level mechanics in inspecting, repairing and testing assigned powered and non-powered aerospace ground equipment (AGE) ensuring it is safe and reliable for use by aircraft maintainers.
Performs periodic inspections on assigned powered and non-powered AGE, under supervision. Inspects various systems i.e., electrical, mechanical, refrigerant, heating, hydraulic, and air compressor systems. Inspects prime movers such as the gas turbine engine, diesel/gasoline engines, and electrical motors.
Performs periodic inspections on tools, shop equipment, and operator/user maintenance assigned GSA and special purpose vehicles (using checklist). Includes overhead cranes, steam cleaners, parts cleaners, bench grinders, and other shop use equipment used to facilitate inspection and maintenance on powered and non-powered AGE. Inspects assigned vehicles.
Utilizes safety practices and procedures, following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work environment. Uses and assures proper fit of personnel protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with applicable Material Safety Data Sheets. Follows federal and state rules when storing, using, handling, labeling, and disposing of hazardous materials and waste in accordance with environmental standards.
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5378 Powered Support Systems Mechanic
Conditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
- A Secret security clearance is required
- This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
- Pre-Employment Physical Examination required
- Disclosure of Political Appointments
- This position is emergency-essential (E-E). The incumbent of this position must meet all requirements of E-E positions.
- This is a Mission Essential (ME) position performing a Mission Critical Function (MCF) which must continue uninterrupted after the occurrence of an emergency and continued through full resumption of all functions.
- The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. May be required to work uncommon tours of duty. Shift work may be required
- Employee may be placed on "on-call" status
- Position may require the employee to operate a forklift up to 15,000 pound capacity to move heavy power support equipment
- Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) certification, Type I and II is desirable
- May be required to train/guide lower-graded (or other trades) military/civilian employees
- Incumbent may be required to take part in mobility exercises and contingency operations
- PCS is not authorized; DNRP is not authorized
QUALIFICATIONS:Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-5300 Industrial Equipment Maintenance 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 in a Powered Support Systems 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: 1. Knowledge of basic electronic principles, solid state circuits, AC/DC motors/generators, and safety rules and regulations pertaining to powered support systems.
Basic knowledge of the theory and operation of internal combustion diesel, gasoline, and gas turbine engines. Knowledge of the theory and operation of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, refrigeration, coolant, fuel, air compression, and lubrication systems.
Knowledge of safety/housekeeping regulations/procedures and environmental standards pertaining to AGE practices and procedures.
Skill in using common hand/power tools, and test equipment to include engine analyzers, oscilloscopes, voltmeters, ammeters, and special tools/equipment such as torque wrenches, heat guns, drills, micrometers, floor jacks, overhead hoists, lifting slings, and floor cranes,
Skill in installing, operating, inspecting, maintaining, repairing, and modifying generators, gas turbine engines, diesel and gasoline engines, motors, compressors, chassis, running gear, wheel and tire assemblies, frames and panels.
Ability to service, operate, inspect, troubleshoot and repair generators, engines, mechanical and electrical components, hydraulic, refrigeration, coolant, fuel, air compression, and lubrication systems. Ability to interpret wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, technical orders, technical publications, and similar work guides.
Ability to apply knowledge of technical skills, shop procedures, policies, written and oral instructions to work tasks and to provide training when applicable.
Ability to research replacement parts/hardware and to record maintenance and documentation in maintenance information systems.
Physical Effort Performs work that involves frequent bending, reaching, crouching, standing, and arm movement. Sometimes must work in awkward positions or cramped areas. Must frequently lift and carry items weighing up to about 40 pounds and lift heavier items using jacks, hoists, or helpers.
Working Conditions May work inside or outside. Inside work involves frequent exposure to moving vehicles, changing light conditions, and loud noise. Frequently exposed to irritation or discomfort from dust, heat, fumes, and hard damp floors or surfaces. May work on parts and systems which are dirty and greasy and which may be dangerous to operate or repair because of defects. Incumbent is frequently exposed to the possibility of receiving cuts, burns, bruises, strains, and electrical shock while repairing, positioning, adjusting, and moving equipment and is exposed to the possibility of receiving burns and skin irritations from acids, fluids, and lubricants. Exposed to oil, grease, fuel, battery acid, cleaning solvents, slippery walking surfaces, high pressure air and engine noise. Incumbent is required to wear personal protective equipment such as eye protection (safety glasses), ear protection (ear plugs and ear defenders), safety toe shoes, and respirator when needed.
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.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.
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90-Day Register:This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
The resume/documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
All Federal Wage Schedule (FWS) applicants must complete the assessment questionnaire in its entirety or it will result in an ineligible rating. Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference.
APPRAISALS/AWARDS:Hiring Managers use objective methods and consider previous performance appraisals and awards in the selection process. Current Federal Civilian employees should list any relevant performance related rating and/or awards in your resume.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
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The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming.
- Online Application - Questionnaire
- Resume - must include beginning and ending month and year for each employment period, hours worked and supervisor
- Registration/License - active, current registration/license if applicablefor the position
- If claiming VRA, VEOA or Veterans' Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214, which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference and/or 30% Disabled Veteran, you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of Purple Heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
- Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (Includes current Air Force employees): You are required to submit legible copy/copies of your last or most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, (block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1").
- Applicants must refer to the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide (link provided above) for a complete list of required documents for each eligibility you identify. ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act Chapter 21 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2108a, requires Federal agencies treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a "certification" of active service in lieu of a DD-214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A "certification" letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The service member's military service dates are necessary in order to determine whether he or she meets the definition of "veteran" under 5 U.S.C. 2108(1). The "certification" must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission. The "certification" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, under paragraph (h) of the rule, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD-214 or other appropriate documentation. Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid "certification" of service with their initial application will be found "not eligible." Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.
OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS: Performance Appraisals for Current Federal Civilian Employees - Most recent performance appraisals (dated within last 3 years) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable. Applicant should not submit an appraisal that does not include this information. Awards for Current Federal Civilian Employees - Copies of any award received within the last 3 years.
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How to Apply
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 12/12/2018
To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10373645
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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
- Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications). If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent."
- It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
- If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
- For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.
- A complete Application Questionnaire
- Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name.
If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 10373645
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Agency contact information
Total Force Service Center
Hickam AFB 655 Vickers Avenue Hickam AFB, HI 96853 US
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518719700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 12/06/2018 to 12/12/2018
Pay scale & grade: WG 8
Salary: $27.17 to $31.66 per hour $56,703 - $66,074 Annaul Salary
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-Time