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: Thisjob provides the opportunity to support the mission of the Corpus Christi ArmyDepot; which is to overhaul, repair, modify, retrofit, test and modernizehelicopters, engines and components for all services and foreign militarycustomers. The Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) is the Army's Center ofIndustrial and Technical Excellence for Rotary Wing Aviation Maintenance and isthe world's largest helicopters overhaul and repair facility. CCAD serves asthe depot training base for active duty Army, National Guard, Reserve andforeign military personnel. We also provide worldwide on-site maintenanceservices, aircraft crash analysis, lubricating oil analysis, and chemical,metallurgical and training support. Positions include those providing supportto the maintenance of helicopters in a variety of shops or in an officesetting.  

Who May Apply: CurrentArmy employee within the commuting are of Corpus Christi TX with competitivestatus (includes Army employees serving on a career or career-conditionalappointment). (SF-50 block 24 must be a "1" or "2" ANDblock 34 must be a"1") - OR - Current Army employee on a VeteransRecruitment Authority Appointment in the excepted service, eligible to competefor promotion opportunities (SF-50 block 24 must be a "1" or"2" AND block 34 must be a"2") (NOTE: You MUST submit acopy of your latest non-award SF-50 that reflects your highest grade held on apermanent basis along with your application/resume package).

As a result of sequestration and budget shortfalls, Army is furloughing most of its employees for some amount of time during fiscal year 2013. An employee in this position MAY be subject to furlough. If applicable, specific information regarding the administrative furlough will be provided to the individual selected for this position.

NOTE:   IF YOU SELECT AN "E" TO ANY OF THETASK STATEMENTS IN THE OCCUPATIONALQUESTIONNAIRE, YOU MUST INDICATE IN THE NARRATIVE BOX WHERE THAT SPECIALIZEDEXPERIENCE IS LOCATED ON YOUR RESUME (TITLE AND GRADE AND WHICH WORKEXPERIENCE).   IF YOU FAIL TO RESPOND INTHE NARRATIVE BOX, YOU WILL BE CODED INELIGIBLE WITH CODE "IFRN".

Duties

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epair, modify, overhaul, reassemble, test, and troubleshoot aircraft transmissions, gear boxes. Reviews historical records, physical condition, and appearance of units and disassemble for minor repairs. Determines repair needed. Checks parts and items to be used to determine proper identity and assure serviceability. Certifies completion of work requirements on work documents, records any required measurement data, and completes required entries on historical documents. Disassembles, Routes items to process, Examine and evaluates, and performs subassembly and final assembly. Works transmissions and gearboxes and associated technical manuals. Checks item for obvious leaks/defects prior to test. Trouble shoots transmission and gearbox defects during test. Compares pre-and post-test end play, backlash and gear wear patterns. Records determination and indicates probable rework needed if item fails test.