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  1. Overview
  2. Duties
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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Aircraft Electrician (Aircraft Pneudraulic Systems Mechanic)- Military Requirement

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command

Job Announcement Number:SEU-14-0022

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$22.49 to $26.22 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, October 31, 2013 to Thursday, November 07, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-2892-10

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

10

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Tinker AFB, OK View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Applicant must be United States Citizens and be eligible and willing to join the USAF Reserve. For questions concerning military eligibility, please contact the Air Force Reserve Qualification Center at 1-800-257-1212.

JOB SUMMARY:

This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) Enlisted position.

Air Reserve Technicians (ARTs) are part of the regular civil service and enjoy all the benefits granted to Federal employees in the competitive civil service.  In addition, ARTs are required to maintain active membership in an Air Force Reserve unit so long as they occupy Air Reserve Technician positions. As members of reserve units, ARTs receive on average one weekend of military training per month. In addition, they are eligible for 15 days active duty tour each year for which military leave is granted with full civilian pay. Air Force Reserve units and members are subject to immediate call to active duty in mobilization to meet a national emergency.

This announcement has been readvertised.  If you previously applied, you may submit additional documentation (resume, DD-214, or other documents) during this open time period.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE USED TO FILL UPCOMING LIKE POSITIONS DESCRIBED HEREIN.  CERTIFICATES MAY BE ESTABLISHED AND USED FOR 90 DAYS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the Air Force Reserve. Retired military personnel who have active Air Force Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position and unit) on their application.

The Government’s most important asset is its people.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must Be a United States Citizens
  • Travel Expenses will not be paid
  • Incentives are not being offered
  • Must meet and maintain Air Force Reserve military requirements
  • Military AFSC and grade: 2A656/E-5

DUTIES:

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The primary purpose of this position is to serve as an Air Reserve Technician (ART) Aircraft Electrician (Aircraft Pneudraulic Systems Mechanic). As such, the incumbent will perform the following duties: 

  • Troubleshoot electrical or environmental and related equipment for assigned aircraft.
  • Install, modify, repair, replace, adjust and overhaul complex and/or electrical or environmental systems, components, and accessories, with intricate wiring armament, landing gear, antiskid, ignition, stall warning, power distribution, engine drive alternator and fuel indicating systems.
  • Perform final functional and operational tests of the entire aircraft electrical or environmental systems and related.
  • Utilize safety practices and procedures and comply with security regulations, directives, and policies.
  • Ensure tools are properly marked, calibrated (if necessary), and are secured when area is unattended. Certify work produced under the USAF Technical Order Program.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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A specific length of experience or training is not required. However, you must have had experience and/or training (military or civilian, paid or unpaid) of sufficient scope and quality to be able to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. You must show that you have the experience as identified in the Job Elements listed below as they relate to the position for which you are applying. Since your rating will be based upon the information you supply in your application (resume), you should be as detailed as possible and use the following Job Elements as a guide to assist you in identifying your relevant work experience. 

(Element A)-- Ability to Do the Work of an Aircraft Electro-Environmental Systems Mechanic Without More Than Normal Supervision.  What work can you do by yourself without the help of a boss or supervisor? Give examples of the kinds of instructions your supervisor gives when you start a task.  Tell about experience you have had that shows you can work on the basis of your own judgment. (Screening Element).
(ELEMENT B)--Ability to Use and Maintain Aircraft Electro-Environmental Tools and Equipment--List the hand tools, power tools, specialized tools, and related support equipment that you have used and give brief examples of the work performed with each.
(ELEMENT C)--Knowledge and Skills in Aircraft Electro-Environmental Systems Assembly, Installation, and Repair--List the kinds of equipment you have had to assemble; make; install; test; or repair. Give examples of the work you performed on the equipment such as assemble; disassemble; install; test; maintain; repair; troubleshoot; calibrate; modify; and design.
(ELEMENT F)--Knowledge of Aircraft Electro-Environmental Systems Mechanic Technical Practices--Give examples of your work experience that required inventing new methods to do tasks that could not be done in regular ways. State trade theory or technical principles you are familiar with which must be understood to perform the duties of the position for which you are applying. Give examples of work you have performed which required knowledge and experience in new and up-to-date trade practices. Also, give examples of your work, which required precise timing, accurate dimensions, or precise fit.
(ELEMENT I)--
Use of Test Equipment or Measuring Devices--List the measuring instruments and/or test equipment that you have used and briefly describe for what purpose you used each.
(ELEMENT J)--Troubleshooting of Aircraft Electro-Environmental Systems--Give examples of your experience troubleshooting equipment.Show the extent to which you had to understand the entire system to isolate the problem. Tell extent of danger to equipment if incorrectly handled while troubleshooting. Give examples of the more difficult troubleshooting you have done.
(ELEMENT K)--Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, or Blueprints--What kind of instructions, specification or directives have you had to interpret? Be sure to describe experience in interpreting new instructions or specifications concerning changes in operational procedures. How frequent were changes? On what jobs did you have to interpret manufacturers’ guides, catalogues, technical manuals, drawings, blueprints, charts or maps? Give examples of the more difficult instructions, etc. you had to interpret.


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: 

Position may or will require incumbent to: (1) Fly in military and/or commercial aircraft in the performance of temporary duty (TDY) assignments. (2) Must meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements.   Incumbent's regular assignments are primarily ART duties: however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities.  (3) Work uncommon tours of duty/overtime.  (4) This is a testing designated position (TDP).  Incumbent is subject to random drug testing. (5) A background security investigation to determine suitability for employment and/or a security clearance. (6) Light to heavy physical exertion is required in lifting and carrying items weighing from 10 to 50 pounds, and occasional objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds with the help of weight handling equipment or with assistance from other workers.  (7) Climb, stand, bend, and stoop for extended periods of time and working at heights of up to 65 feet.  (8) Have good hearing and active hand eye coordination. (9) Exposed to prevailing weather conditions, and must work outdoors and indoors.  (10) Exposed to physical hazards of aircraft maintenance including, but not limited to, electrical shock, flight line noise and working during hours of darkness or darkened conditions lighted by means of artificial light.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Please note if duplicate/multiple application materials are submitted, we will consider the most recent submission as the one of record.  If you do not meet the screen out questions, you will not receive any further consideration. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Job Elements for the position and quality categories as shown below. Qualified applicant eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans within the same quality category.  Each applicant will receive an initial rating based solely on their responses to the assessment questionnaire.  To determine if you are qualified for this position, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire. If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. The final rating is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the elements required for this position.

If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified - Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position. Highly Qualified - Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position. Qualified -Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position. 

The assessment questionnaire is designed to measure your ability as identified in the Job Elements listed under 'Qualification Required' as they relate to the position for which you are applying. 


BENEFITS:

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The federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits.  Visit http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.asp  to learn more about major benefits offered to most federal employees.



OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Candidates are encouraged to provide a copy of their military experience and training (VMET) documents with their resume in order to expedite recruitment efforts.  Visit the 'Transition GPS (Goals, Plans Success)’ website https://www.dmdc.osd.mil/tgps/ to obtain this VMET information.
  • For more information visit the Air Force Reserve Special Examining Unit website at http://www.afrc.af.mil/library/jobs
  • Individuals on active duty may apply 120 days before separation date and should indicate in their application their military separation date.  Individuals with more than 120 days before separation date must submit with their application a letter, signed by their commanding officer, stating the individual will be released from active duty (Palace Chase) if they obtain an ART position.  Reservists who are mobilized may submit a copy of their mobilization orders or a statement in their application stating they are available within 120 days.
  • Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must rank in the Best or Highly qualified categories to be considered well qualified for the position.   Federal civilian employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704.  This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of the most recent Performance Rating, and a copy of the most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location.  Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible.
  • Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection.  For information on military spouse preference, please refer to website http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/veterans-authorities/#url=Appointment-of-Military-Spouses.  Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference.
  • All Federal Employees are required by PL 104-134 to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.


HOW TO APPLY:

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Your application must be completed online or faxed to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) 1-478-757-3144.   The Special Examining Unit office does not accept applications by e-mail, regular mail, fax or in person. To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package by Thursday, November 07, 2013, which includes: 
 
1.  Your Resume
2.  The Occupational Assessment Questionnaire
3.  Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Thursday, November 07, 2013Incomplete application packages will not be considered and will receive an ineligible rating.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf  using the following Vacancy ID 979718. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

If you cannot apply online:
1.  Click the following link
View Occupational Questionnaireto view and print the occupational questionnaire  and
2.  Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire 
http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf and
3.  Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required:

1. Your Résumé - Work experience sections must show inclusive dates (month/year) and number of hours worked per week. If in a Reserve component, you should also identify any man-days or active duty days (total number of days) within the corresponding work experience block, if applicable. If you claim credit for experience that would not normally be part of your primary duties, you must provide documentation, signed by your supervisor, which verifies the performance of other duties and the percentage of time the other duties were performed. Additional information on what your resume must contain can be found on the following link http://www.afrc.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100727-004.pdf.
2. The Occupational Assessment Questionnaire
3. Other supporting documents:
•  Veterans Preference Documentation, if applicable - To successfully claim veterans' preference, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your entitlement. 

If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, please see the information below.

COPY OF DD 214, CERTIFICATE OF RELEASE OR DISCHARGE FROM ACTIVE DUTY PROVIDED MUST IDENTIFY TYPE OF SEPARATION, CHARACTER OF SERVICE AND NARRATIVE REASON FOR SEPARATION.

 •  Claims for 5-Point Veterans' Preference. Submit official documentation such as a (1) DD 214; (2) Virtual MPF awards and decoration printout; or (3) Statement of Service Letter signed by your Military Personnel Officer or Commander of your unit or higher headquarters to include your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of Discharge and Character of Service (for members in a Reserve component, the letter must clearly identify 180 consecutive days of active duty, not for training).

If selected, you will be required to submit a copy of your DD214 prior to entering on duty if a Statement of Service Letter is submitted at the time of application.

 •  Claims for 10-Point Veterans' Preference. Submit the following documents: (1) Standard Form 15 (pages 1 and 2, signed, dated and completed); (2) a letter from the Veterans Administration, dated 1991 or later identifying percentage of disability. The Employment Letter is the preferred supporting documentation. It can be requested through the Veterans Administration by calling 1-800-827-1000; and (3) a DD 214.  If sufficient information is not provided for 10-point preference, 5 point tentative preference may be granted based on criteria as identified above for 5-Point Veterans' Preference.

For further details on veterans preference, please refer to the OPM VetGuide at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-services/vet-guide/.

The above mentioned forms may be obtained from the Air Force Reserve website at http://www.afrc.af.mil/library/jobs.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

HQ AFRC SEU
Phone: (478)327-0113
Fax: (478)757-3144
Email: SEU@AFRC.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
Air Force Reserve Special Examining Unit
Special Examining Unit
135 Page Rd
Robins AFB, GA
31098-1601 Fax: (478)757-3144

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Applications will be processed for rating after the close date of this announcement.  Processing time for applications is several weeks from the close date of this announcement.  Applicants will receive a Notice of Results (NOR) via Application Manager approximately 2 days after the announcement closes.  The rating on this NOR will be based strictly on your answers to the questionnaire.  You may receive another NOR via email once your application rated by a Human Resources Specialist which may reflect a different rating or veterans’ preference from the initial notice.  Qualified candidates may be referred to the selecting official for further consideration.


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Job Announcement Number:

SEU-14-0022

Control Number:

353719400