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    The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win?in air, space and cyberspace.

    To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

    A BOLD SPIRIT. A PROUD HISTORY. Ad Inexplorata. It means "Toward The Unexplored." This motto defines the very spirit and history of Edwards Air Force Base, CA. It is where Capt. "Chuck" Yeager became the first human to break the sound barrier, where tomorrow's ambitious aviation breakthroughs continue to become reality and where talented civilian professionals experience truly unique careers. Please visit our website.

    A list of eligible candidates is being established and may be used to fill multiple vacancies for a period of 12 months (or more). Types of appointments may include: Full time permanent positions; OR full time term positions Not-to-Exceed 13 months, with extension possible; OR full time temporary positions not to exceed 1 year, with a 1 year extension possible.

    HOURLY WAGE IS: $ 18.89 TO $ 31.42

    For each block of detailed work experience you must include month/year (starting/ending dates), salary, hours per week, job title, supervisors' name/phone number (may we contact statement).


    Applications will be accepted from United States citizens (U.S. citizenship required at time of application).

    Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

    For information on veteran's preference click here

    Military Spouse Preference (MSP): Click here for specific program requirements. To request MSP hiring preference, you must submit the following documents:

    • Application or resume;
    • Statement requesting MSP; and
    • Copy of military sponsor's PCS orders

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    Responsibilities

    As an Aircraft Pneudraulic System Mechanic Helper, WG-8268-05 potential WG-08 to WG-10 and finally a WG-11, you will assist journey level workers to repair, overhaul, modification, test and maintenance of External Fuel Tanks and components on assigned aircraft which are uniquely modified for use as test aircraft for research and development. You will also:

    • Perform unskilled work for the purpose of obtaining work experience and on the job training, leading to full qualifications and assignments to trades helper or semi-skilled full performance level position.
    • Read and comprehend simple operating procedures.
    • Perform less complex tasks such as disassembly and replacement.
    • Accomplish very basic repairs/modification tasks within the On the Job Training (OJT) process, being instructed and mentored by a journeyman ground power mechanic.
    IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a developmental entry level position targeted though WG-08 to WG-10 to the final full-performance level of WG-11. Promotion to the next higher grade is contingent upon the employee being fully qualified at the next lower level.

    THIS POSITION HAS BEEN DESIGNATED FOR DRUG TESTING. IF YOU ARE SELECTED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO URINALYSIS TESTING PRIOR TO APPOINTMENT AND YOU WILL BE SUBJECT TO RANDOM URINALYSIS TESTING AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Subject to Temporary Duty Assignment (TDY) to repair disabled aircraft.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/488250100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.