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Aircraft Mechanic job at Department of Defense in Tacoma WA
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DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryAbout the Position: This position is with the Army Reserve Aviation Command (ARAC) Aviation Support Facility (ASF) Lewis West Army Reserve Aviation Command located at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Washington.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilities Serve as crew chief/flight engineer Inspect Aircraft Troubleshoot malfunctions Repair replace rotary wing assemblies and components Complete final adjustments Rig flight control systems Perform maintenance operational checks Use tools and testing equipmentTravel RequiredNot requiredSupervisory statusNoPromotion PotentialNone Job family (Series)8852 Aircraft Mechanic RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of Employment Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination as determined by a completed background investigation. This position requires membership in the US Army Reserve (USAR). This position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment//Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968. This position is subject to Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements. This position requires a medical examination prior to employment.QualificationsWho May Apply: US CitizensExperience 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience including volunteer experience.There is no specific length of training or experience required. However you must be able to demonstrate through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge skills and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a(n) Aircraft Mechanic~ without more than normal supervision. Applicants must meet the screen out elements to be considered further. To meet the screen out elements applicants should document experience in the following: maintained and repaired rotary wing aircraft to include changing oil and hydraulic pumps lubricating aircraft components and a variety of less complex maintenance functions. - Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating.You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge skills and abilities) in the following areas: Ability To Do The Work Of The position Without More Than Normal Supervision Ability to Interpret Instructions Specification etc. (includes blueprint reading) Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment Knowledge of Equipment Assembly Installation Repair etc. Trouble Shooting Physical effort: Must be able to stand for long periods of time; or endure recurring activities such as bending crouching stooping stretching and reaching. Must possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Working Conditions: Work is performed inside shops aircraft or outside in varying weather conditions. Exposed to high frequency and high intensity noises. Dirt dust grease and fumes are normally present. Danger of the possibility of cuts burns shocks strains falls and eye or skin irritations is possible.EducationThis job does not have an education qualification requirement.
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