You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (KSA: knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
1. Comprehensive knowledge of operating electronic principles such as circuit elements, digital logic, microprocessors, core memory, interface circuits, digital data transmission, microwave, antennas, signal behavior, amplification, and display.
2. Ability to troubleshoot, install, repair, and maintain complex electronic systems where circuit theory must be used to understand the operation of individual circuits. Skill in developing new test and repair procedures for which none exist, and when possible improving existing procedures.
3. Ability to understand the interaction of a number of complex, interrelated circuits to determine the cause of a malfunction and the interaction of various factors.
4. Ability to exercise a high degree of judgment regarding methods and procedures for completing assignments, which may involve extending the use of conventional tools and equipment and improving changes to techniques, and procedures to reach specified parameters when factors such as temperature extremes, aging of equipment, or modification of circuits have changed operating conditions.
5. Skill in interpreting complex drawings, specifications, and schematics of complete systems to recognize the function and interconnections of the various assemblies and troubleshoot the systems from schematic, following signal paths through a complex path of interconnections of components, assemblies, subassemblies, and connecting cable harnesses.
6. Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
7. Skill and knowledge to provide technical assistance and instruction to lower grade mechanics. Ability to act as quality assurance/control inspector for other mechanics' work.
8. Ability to assign work orders to specific crewmembers and select workers for various jobs on the basis of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Ability to manage work orders and work flow in order to provide information to the supervisor on status and progress of work, causes of delays, and overall work operations and problems.