Job Overview

Summary

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.

About the Position:
This job provides the opportunity to support the mission of the Corpus Christi Army Depot; which is to overhaul, repair, modify, retrofit, test and modernize helicopters, engines and components for all services and foreign military customers. The Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) is the Army's Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for Rotary Wing Aviation Maintenance and is the world's largest helicopters overhaul and repair facility. CCAD serves as the depot training base for active duty Army, National Guard, Reserve and foreign military personnel. We also provide worldwide on-site maintenance services, aircraft crash analysis, lubricating oil analysis, and chemical, metallurgical and training support. Positions include those providing support to the maintenance of helicopters in a variety of shops or in an office setting.

NOTE: IF YOU SELECT AN "E" TO ANY OF THE TASK STATEMENTS IN THE OCCUPATIONAL QUESTIONNAIRE, YOU MUST INDICATE IN THE NARRATIVE BOX WHERE THAT SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE IS LOCATED ON YOUR RESUME (INCLUDE TITLE, ORGANIZATION AND DATE). IF YOU FAIL TO RESPOND IN THE NARRATIVE BOX, YOU WILL BE CODED INELIGIBLE WITH CODE "IFRN".

Who May Apply:

Current Army employee within the commuting area of Corpus Christi, TX and with competitive status (includes Army employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment). (SF-50 block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1") - OR - Current Army employee on a Veterans Recruitment Authority Appointment in the excepted service, eligible to compete for promotion opportunities (SF-50 block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"2"). MUST SUBMIT SF-50.

Duties

You will operate air blasting equipment using compressed air to direct grit, seed, and glass bead to remove paint, rust, dirt and carbon from aircraft engines and components. Operate multistage parts cleaning line to remove carbon, rust, paint, and dirt from aircraft equipment. Prepare masking devices to protect bearing journals, oil passages, and machine finished surfaces against grit blast. Use technical manuals and established shop practices, determine type of blasting required based on material to be cleaned. These duties will be performed in the Engine and Component Cleaning Branch.