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    Summary

    Air Reserve Technicians 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 ART 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 is a standing register used to fill potential positions at AFRC locations as vacancies occur.  Some positions may have promotion potential to a higher grade than the grade being filled.  Multiple vacancies may be filled from this announcement.  The beginning and ending salaries may vary depending on location of position.

    The cut-off date for these positions is the 25th of each month.  Therefore, if we receive your application by midnight on the 25th of the month, you are eligible to go on the register the following month.

    Some positions covered may or may not be obligated.  Therefore, the selectee may be displaced by reassignment or reduction in force procedures at a later time should the previous incumbent exercise his/her reemployment rights.     

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    The primary purpose of this position is to serve as an Air Reserve Technician (ART), to perform scheduled or unscheduled inspections, repairs, replacements, build-up and tear down, flightline maintenance and operational runs of aircraft propulsion systems. Incumbent of this position will perform the following duties: 

    • Performs troubleshooting on a variety of complete operational aircraft reciprocating or gas turbine engines in the aircraft on the flightline, or rebuilt or modified engines in test cells.
    • Disassembles, repairs, and reassembles aircraft engines, their assemblies, and componenets.
    • Uses a variety of test equipment, hand, and power tools.
    • Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean workk area.
    • Certifies work produced under USAF Technical Order Program.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Incumbent maybe required to fly in military and/or commercial aircraft in performance of temporary (TDY) assisgnments.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

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    Applicants 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.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/357937500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.