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
Who May Apply:
Current Army employee 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") (NOTE: You MUST submit a copy of your latest non-award SF-50 that reflects your highest grade held on a permanent basis along with your application/resume package).
Current DCIPS employee with status -- this category includes current DCIPS employees who were previously employed in the competitive service, and who have career or career-conditional status as a result of that former employment.
Note: You must submit two SF-50s with this application.
An SF-50 showing your current DCIPS employment
An SF-50 showing your career or career-conditional status from competitive service employment (a "1" or "2" in block 24 AND a "1" in block 34).
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 (TITLE AND GRADE AND WHICH WORK EXPERIENCE). IF YOU FAIL TO RESPOND IN THE NARRATIVE BOX, YOU WILL BE CODED INELIGIBLE WITH CODE "IFRN".
You will inspect tools against drawings and specifications. Measure and verify tooling meets dimensional specifications for aircraft and aircraft component production. Interpret complex computer programming for Coordinated Computer Aided Measuring Machines and Program Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) lathes and mills with g-code programming and Computer Aided Design (CAD)/Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software to determine proper procedures. Inspect components and gauges for conformance to drawings and specifications. Check for diameters, radii, angles, hole locations, positional locations, threads (pitch, major, minor, flank angle, lead), lengths, widths, concentricity's, datum points, finishes, and material hardness by direct measurements and computations. Compute dimensions for any given thread pitch. Interpret and analyze programs for computerized measuring machines. Inspect production tooling and machined parts, providing recommendations on the setup of inspection gauges and on corrective action. Fabricate production type gauges such as snap, plug, flush pin, ring, thread, as well as special purpose gauges consisting of a large number of component parts.