Job opening: EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST (ELECTRICAL)
Salary: $80 769 - 104 996 per year
Published at: Sep 19 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
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The primary purpose of this position is: To serve as an Air Mobility Command (AMC) Air Force Engineering and Technical Services (AFETS) KC-46 electro-environmental specialist and technical expert advisor on complex and sophisticated systems/equipment to support KC-46 mission for AMC and the 305th Maintenance Training Flight.
Serves as the AMC technical expert advisor to senior leaders and maintenance technicians in the maintenance, operation, and training related to complex and sophisticated KC-46 electro-environmental systems and equipment.
Provides expert systems/equipment advice and recommendations to senior leaders and maintenance technicians.
Provides technical assistance to assigned unit in resolving complex system/equipment problems or design deficiencies.
Prepares informal training to include over-the-shoulder, classroom, demonstration, one-on-one, and spontaneous training.
Provides total quality service: Establishes and maintains a positive working relationship with customers through personal motivation and technical competence.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
- If authorized, PCS will be paid IAW JTR and AF Regulations. If receiving an authorized PCS, you may be subject to completing/signing a CONUS agreement. More information on PCS requirements, may be found at: https://afciviliancareers.com/regulatory/
- This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
- Disclosure of Political Appointments
- AMC AFETS specialist is subject to short notice TDY assignments to meet worldwide operational/mission requirements
- This position may require frequent travel or long periods away from the normal duty station to include CONUS or overseas and may include remote or isolated sites
- Based on operational necessity, TDY away from home base in support of other AMC units may require travel by military or commercial aircraft
- The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays and/or overtime
- The employee must meet physical requirements for immediate worldwide assignments that maybe remote from adequate medical facilities, for extended TDY
- This position may require employee to work under adverse environmental conditions
- A pre-employment physical examination will be required
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Position
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-09, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes Knowledge of a comprehensive range of maintenance concepts, principles, and practices related to the KC-46 Electro-environmental system/equipment, including those that have complex technical requirements and require extensive specialized training and experience. Specialized practical and theoretical knowledge of assigned systems/equipment for application to difficult and complex situations and problems that have no clear precedent to oversee and implement a program involving the identification and resolution of difficult issues or problems such as determining systems/equipment deficiencies and appropriate resolutions.
EDUCATION: Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M. with a major study in the manufacture, repair or maintenance of equipment.
COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position.
FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-09 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-11 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
Knowledge of a wide range of maintenance concepts, principles, and practices of specific systems/equipment including those requiring extensive specialized training and experience, and skill in applying this knowledge to difficult and complex assignments.
Knowledge of required security and safety regulations, practices, and procedures.
Skill in providing technical advice in terms of oral and written briefings, reports, and recommendations to senior leadership and maintenance technicians; and developing interpersonal relationships, maintaining good working relationships, and working cooperatively as a member of a team.
Skill in analyzing and interpreting engineering drawings, technical manuals, and technical data; and, identifying and analyzing complex technical problems and developing innovative solutions.
Ability to plan, organize, and reprioritize work to meet changing deadlines
Ability to develop and conduct training to ensure proper maintenance of assigned systems/equipment; and communicate well, both orally and in writing.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY:
If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST
submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here
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Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
- Address JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
2903 McGuire Blvd
JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ 08641
- Name: Total Force Service Center
- Phone: 1-800-525-0102
- Email: [email protected]