Aircraft Mechanic Hot
- Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii
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Aircraft Mechanic job at Confidential in Wheeler Army Airfield HI
Description, duties, responsibilities
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The purpose of this position is to act as the Aircraft Mechanic (Crew Chief) with responsibility for managing the operational readiness of one or more aircraft and proficiency training of supported aviation unit personnel. Manages monitors or performs overall maintenance servicing inspections and documentation for one or more highly technical high performance military aircraft. Requests maintenance services exceeding AASF capabilities or time constraints. Oversees ground movement of aircraft. Incumbent launches recovers parks and services aircraft. Ensures Unit Level Logistics-Aviation (ULLS-A) and other aircraft documentation accurately reflects status and airworthiness of assigned aircraft. Clears Red X status symbols on aircraft forms for work performed by others. Plans develops and conducts proficiency training during the technician work week to a multi-faceted workforce comprised of Full Time Support (FTS) and supported unit personnel. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations inspections mobilization and support exercises. Complies with safety fire security environmental and housekeeping regulations. Performs other duties as assigned. Details of the duties and responsibilities are contained in the applicable position description (D1063000) located online on the FASCLASS website. If your resume does not include a narrative description of how you meet the GENERAL SPECIALIZED experiences and OTHER requirements you may lose consideration for this position. Ensure that the Questionnaire is completed on Application Manager. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training that has provided the candidate with the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts accessories and components and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications. Must be skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipment. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 18 months experience or training installing adjusting aligning troubleshooting and functionally testing the various major and minor mechanical and pneudraulic systems on an aircraft during overhaul or modification. Experience coordinating the work of other mechanics and scheduling maintenance to ensure completion of critical actions and optimum workflow. Must have the ability to instruct lower graded mechanics military and other personnel in the disassembly and re-assembly of crash damaged engines transmissions gearboxes hydraulic components and fuel controls sufficient for the exhibit to be returned to its shipping container. Other Requirements - For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles candidates must have a valid state drivers license. PHYSICAL EFFORT: The incumbent is required to climb stand stoop bend stretch and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts parts and equipment weighing up to 20 pounds. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing over 50 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS: The incumbent works inside and outside in inclement weather on icy or slippery ramps aircraft surfaces and work stands and in temperature and humidity extremes and is subject to the danger from exposure to an environment of toxic fumes high pressure air and fluids fast actuating metal aircraft surfaces such as rotor heads landing gear explosive munitions weapons engine noise heat blast intake suction fast moving main gear box devices rotating shafts cartridge actuating devices electrical voltage fire and explosion caused by aircraft fuels solvents lubricants paints and dusts sharp edges confined spaces. MILITARY TECHNICIAN COMPATIBILITY POSITION: Prior to placement in this position the selected applicant must meet the compatibility requirements of a dual status technician in accordance with 32 USC 709. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT and NOTES: 1. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position. 2. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position. 3. Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission. 4. May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required. 5. The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements your organization and its changing mission. NOTES TO CANDIDATES: a. Situations of inversion of military rank are not permitted i.e. a military technician may not be militarily senior to his or her full-time supervisor. b. Authorization for payment of PCS expenses will be granted only after determination is made that payment is in the best interest of the Hawaii National Guard. c. In addition to your application documents of last performance appraisal past civilian performance letter of recommendations and or military performance may be submitted. d. Candidates may be screened and evaluated on military attributes directly related to the compatible military position required to be assigned into such as but not limited to military bearing leadership or ability to work with others (teamwork) in a military environment. e. Include any volunteer work experience in your resume. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. Peace Corps AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g. professional philanthropic religious spiritual community student social). f. Final selection will be based upon qualifications suitability and available manpower resources. g. This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employees Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. h. Financial Suitability - It is the policy of the government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individuals employment experience will be used only to determine the persons qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge skills and abilities. Although an individuals personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination. i. This temporary limited appointment may be converted to a non-temporary appointment without further competition. j. If you are selected for this position you will be eligible for health and life insurance and you will be covered under a retirement system. k. This type of appointment is expected to extend beyond one year not to exceed 4 years. Separation will be preceded by a 30-day notice when services are no longer needed. Permanent technicians will remain on permanent status if selected. l. Selectee informed in advance of the reasons for and conditions of this temporary promotion may return to his/her former grade when temporary action is no longer needed and may be effected at any time without adverse action procedures. m. Temporary promotion may be extended for an additional two years not-to-exceed four year with National Guard Bureau approval. n. Should the need for temporary time limitations placed on this position no longer exist the Temporary Promotion may be converted to a permanent action without further competition. o. Candidates above the grade of E8 must include in their application the willingness to take a voluntary downgrade in order to be considered. p. Eligibles on this list will be given automatic consideration for position vacancies occurring during the six months period following the close of this announcement. q. Selectee may be scheduled for formal training at the Professional Education Center (PEC) within the first six months of employment. Unless there are extenuating circumstances failure to complete National Guard Bureau prescribed courses at PEC within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment to other full-time positions or termination of employment.Department:8852 Aircraft MechanicSalary Range:$35.55 to $41.46 per hour
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