Job opening: ELECTRONICS MECHANIC
Salary: $41 - 48 per hour
Published at: Aug 12 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: Perform direct and general support maintenance of a wide variety of operational aircraft avionics electronic systems, equipment, and related devices.
Inspect and test equipment to analyze and pinpoint maintenance problems of highly complex equipment systems such as communications (VHF/AM and FM and UHF/AM), navigation (VHF/FM, homing, VOR, ADF), and automatic flight control system.
Use complex test equipment such as dual-trace oscilloscope test panels, pulse generators, frequency meters, multimeters and various radio and radar test sets to make circuit analyses, interpretation and analysis of waveforms and patterns.
Adjust, align, and calibrate equipment; and align or synchronize them into systems ensuring that all integral devices are functioning properly.
Complete full scope of Night Vision device major and minor component and Field and Sustainment servicing and repairs.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- Pre-employment physical and annual physicals while in position.
- Pre-employment and random drug testing while in this position. Required to sign DA Form 5019-R.
- May be required to work rotating shifts, overtime, weekends, holidays, and /or On-Call duty hours.
- Position is Key and Mission Essential - See "Additional Information" section for more details.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
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). 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) ELECTRONICS MECHANIC~ without more than normal supervision. This includes being skilled at using special purpose tools and equipment such as communications (VHF/AM and FM and UHF/AM), navigation (VHF/FM, homing, VOR, ADF), and automatic flight control system; using complex test equipment such as dual-trace oscilloscope test panels, pulse generators, frequency meters, multimeters and various radio and radar test sets to make circuit analyses, interpretation and analysis of waveforms and patterns. - Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.
Ability to Do the Work of the Position without More Than Normal SupervisionAbility to Use Hand and Power Tools (Electronics)Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, and Repair, etc.Theory of ElectronicsUse of Test Equipment: Electronics
PHYSICAL EFFORT: Frequently lifts and carries, unassisted, items weighing up to 40 pounds. Sometimes required to lift and carry items weighing more than 50 pounds with the help of weight handling equipment or with assistance from other workers. The work requires frequent standing, walking, bending, crouching, reaching, and stooping. Climbing and working in high places may also be required. Some work may require the aid of magnifying lenses, eye loops, and microscopes to accomplish repairs on miniature components.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is usually performed inside. May work in aircraft and outside where exposed to all types of weather. Periodically required to ride in rotary wing aircraft. Subject to cuts, bruises, scrapes, broken bones, and serious burns. Requires annual audiometric evaluation.
Some Federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone - no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
- Address AS-APF-W0Y4AA US ARMY 12TH AVIATION BATTALION
DO NOT MAIL
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
- Name: Army Applicant Help Desk