About the Position: The mission of the Corpus Christi Army Depot is to overhaul, repair, modify, retrofit, test and modernize helicopters, engines and components for all services and foreign military customers. Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) is the Army's Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for Rotary Wing Aviation Maintenance. We provide worldwide on-site maintenance services, aircraft crash analysis, lubricating oil analysis, and chemical, metallurgical and training support.Learn more about this agency
- Assist painters engaged in brush and spray painting of aircraft, airframes, component parts, and related equipment.
- Under instructional supervision of high-grade painter, mixes, reduces and applies specialty/high performance coatings and paints and performs more difficult painting tasks.
- Perform paint process requirements and operations in accordance with depot maintenance work requirement (DMWR), Technical Data, Technical Manuals, Process Standards, MEO/MEC's and verbal instructions.
- Applies primers and paints, using brush, HVLP gravity gun, pressure pot with HVLP pressure gun or angle spray gun.
- Clean spray equipment so it's ready for the next use after completion of work.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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Conditions Of Employment
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- A pre-employment physical is required.
- This position is a Test Designated Position (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing.
- This position requires a Tier 1 personnel security background investigation.
- This position requires travel to other duty locations approximately 5% of the time.
- This position requires passing an annual IH-OHC Chromium VI/Isocyanate Examination.
- This position requires passing and maintaining a respirator medical clearance.
- This position requires passing an annual vision test for acuity, depth and color perception.
- This position requires successfully completing training in hazardous waste management procedures within six months (6) after the date of appointment and must participate in annual review.
QualificationsWho May Apply: US Citizens
Experience 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.
Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a(n) Painter~ without more than normal supervision. Resumes will be reviewed for experience and/or training which provided skills and knowledge of the following: Preparing surfaces and applying paint coatings such as primers and paints in accordance with applicable technical instructions; Applying primers and paints, using the equipment of the trade such as brushes, HVLP gravity gun, pressure pot with HVLP pressure gun or angle spray gun; Checking all items for obvious flaws and make corrections. - Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.
- Ability To Do The Work Of The position Without More Than Normal Supervision
- PHYSICAL EFFORT: Is required to prepare and coat surfaces from ladders, scaffolds, confined spaces and platforms where the surfaces: to be coated are in cramped and hard-to-reach places. Required to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts, carries, and sets up materials and equipment that weigh up to 35 pounds without assistance and over 35 pounds with assistance from another worker or weight handling equipment. Continual use of arms, hands, and fingers. Works in areas with known tripping hazards due to working and breathing air hoses in order to perform assigned task in paint booths.
- WORKING CONDITIONS: Works in paint shop or hangar. Exposed to paint vapors, spray and fumes from paint, various solvents and thinners. Frequently may be required to work on elevated work areas while wearing protective equipment (fall equipment) and clothing that are sometimes heavy and uncomfortable. Is exposed to the possibility of cuts and bruises. Subject to considerable noise. Requires the use of personal protective equipment such as, but not limited to, respiratory devices, coverall, gloves, safety shoes and proper eye protection, as appropriate.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
- Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
- If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
- This is a Career Program (CP) 29 - Installation Management position.
- You may claim military spouse preference.
- Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
- If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
- Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
- If you misrepresent your experience/education, or provide false/fraudulent information in/with your application, it may be grounds for not hiring you or for firing you. Making false/ fraudulent statements also may be punishable by fine/imprisonment.
- Further certification from this announcement may take place up to 90 days beyond the closing date of this announcement.
- May require overtime, shift work and/or work on rotating shifts to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays, and in other situations.
- Incumbent may be placed on 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Shift.
- Defense National Relocation Program will not be authorized.
How You Will Be Evaluated
Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
- Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
- Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
- Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External).
As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.
1. Your resume:
- Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
- If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
- For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS 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 incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
- For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
- Cover Letter, optional
- Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section above.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 04/27/2019 to receive consideration
- To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application (https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10483594).
- Follow the prompts to select your résumé and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
- After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
- You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
- It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.
- Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.
Agency contact information
Army Applicant Help Desk
AddressAA-APF-W0MUAA USA AMCOM CORPUS CHRISTI ARMY DEPOT
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Corpus Christi, TX 78419
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
This position is being filled under Direct Hire Authority (DHA) for Domestic Defense Industrial Base (DIB) & Major Range and Test Facilities Base (MRTFB) in DoD in accordance with P.L. 114-328, National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) FY2017, Section 1125(a)&(c). This Direct Hire Authority (DHA) allows the Secretary of Defense to directly appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service within the DoD at any domestic defense industrial base facility or Major Range and Test Facilities Base for GS-15 and below (or equivalent pay grades), and Federal Wage System, without regard to chapter 33, subchapter I of title 5, U.S. Code (U.S.C.), other than sections 3303 and 3328 of such title. DHA enables the Department to recruit and appoint qualified persons directly without applying competitive rating and ranking procedures or Veteran's Preference. Merit factors shall be the basis for selecting individuals for positions. All personnel programs and practices shall be administered in accordance with DoD Directive 1020.02E, "Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity in the DoD."
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