Job opening: AIRCRAFT ORDNANCE SYSTEMS MECHANIC
Salary: $63 090 - 73 588 per year
Published at: Jan 24 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position. ARTs are part of the regular career civil service and enjoy all the benefits granted to Federal employees in the competitive civil service. In addition, ARTs are required to maintain their active membership in the AF Reserve unit where assigned. ARTs receive on average one weekend of military training per month.
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The primary purpose of this position is: to serve as an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position; to verify and analyze malfunctions, troubleshoot, calibrate, modify, test, align, inspect, repair, configure, de-configure, and load assigned integrated weapons delivery systems; and to provide training to reservists in the accomplishment of tasks set forth herein.
1. Troubleshoots integrated weapons systems, electronic and electromechanical components, subassemblies, and test equipment to determine nature of malfunctions and corrective actions required. Controls Tools. Cleans work area and equipment. Completes work control documents in accordance with established procedures.
2. Performs maintenance, repair, inspection, fabrication and modification of integrated weapons systems electronic and electro-mechanical components and their subassemblies. Performs alignment and calibration of integrated weapons systems components, subassemblies, and associated test equipment.
3. Removes/installs integrated weapons systems electronic components, and subassemblies into Air alternate mission equipment, and associated test equipment. Loads and unloads, positions, arms, and safes all assigned air munitions on assigned aircraft. Utilizes safety practices and procedures.
4. Performs pretest, operational, functional, and final testing of integrated weapons systems electro components, AME, and their subassemblies. Complies with security regulations, directives, and policies. Certifies work produced under the USAF Technical Order Program.
5. Accomplishes configuration changes of integrated weapons control, launch, release, and suspension assemblies to accommodate assigned aircraft mission requirements. Plans and conducts training of reservists and other employees.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
- A security clearance may be required
- If authorized, PCS may 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
- This is a testing designated position (TDP). The employee is subject to random drug testing.
- Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
- Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
- Employee must maintain current certifications
- Disclosure of Political Appointments
- Must be a current member of the AF Reserve or willing/qualified to join
- Advance in hire may be authorized if there is demonstrable proof provided on your resume
- Recruitment Incentive may be authorized for this position
- Relocation Incentive may be authorized for this position
- Leave accrual may be authorized upon request
- AFSC: 2W171
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-6600 - Armament Work Family . Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.
The screen out element for this position is the ability to do the work of an Aircraft Ordnance Systems Mechanic without more than normal supervision.
JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to read and interpret a variety of technical data such as schematic diagrams, blueprints, and technic orders relating to the electronics and electro-mechanical trades. Ability to clean work area and job site upon completion of work.
2. Skill in the use of standard hand and power tools of the electronics and electro-mechanical trades. Skill in the selection and use of electronic and electro-mechanical testing equipment.
3. Comprehensive knowledge of operation, capabilities, and limitations of complex electronic systems complicated by a variety of multi-component assemblies and devices.
4. Knowledge of related electronic, electrical, mechanical, optical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems. Knowledge of USAF Technical Order Program and its certification and documentation procedures.
5. Ability to remove/install complete electronic or electro-mechanical systems. Ability to operate a computer. Ability to test complete electronic and electro-mechanical systems. Ability to maintain, repair, and modify complete electronic and electro-mechanical systems. Ability to calibrate complete electronic and electro-mechanical systems. Ability to troubleshoot complete electronic and electro-mechanical systems.
6. Knowledge of safety requirements as outlined in applicable standards, regulations, and technical orders. Knowledge of security requirements as outlined in applicable standards, regulations, and policy statements. Knowledge of tool, equipment, and materials accountability and security.
OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS:
1. May be required to fly in military or commercial aircraft for TDY purposes.
2. Incumbent may be required to perform expediter/dispatcher duties.
3. Performs other related duties as assigned.
4. This is an Air Reserve Technician position. The incumbent is required to meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements. Work schedule will be aligned to allow incumbent to fully participate in unit training assemblies (UTA). The incumbent's regular assignments are ART duties; however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities.
5. May be required to fly in commercial and military aircraft to perform temporary/permanent duty assignments.
6. 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.
FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Heavy lifting (80 lb. and over). Hours of straight pulling are 2 hours/week. Hours of pulling hand over hand are 1 hour/week. Hours of pushing are 2 hours/week. Reaching above shoulder. Use of fingers. Both hands required. Hours of walking are 2 hours/day. Hours of standing are 4 hours/day. Hours of kneeling are 4 hours/week. Hours of repeated bending are 4 hours/week. Hours of climbing, legs only are 3 hours/week. Climbing, use of legs and arms. Both legs required. Operation of crane, truck, tractor, or motor vehicle. Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously. Near vision correctable at 13 inches to 16 inches to Jaeger 1 to 4. Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and 20/40 in the other. Both eyes required. Depth perception. Ability to distinguish basic colors. Ability to distinguish shades of color. Hearing (aid permitted). If it can be otherwise accommodated, a specific physical condition or impairment will not automatically disqualify a candidate.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Works inside and out, in inclement weather, on wet slippery, hot/cold ramps, aircraft surfaces and work stands Subject to the dangers from exposure to toxic fumes, fuel, high pressure air and fluids, electrical shock or bum caused by electrical or RF energy. Dangers also include engine noise, blast, ingestion, and fast actuating meta surfaces such as landing gears, speed brakes, and flaps. Will be required to transport, assemble, load, arm, or safe any assigned munitions, explosive device, or assembly up to and including class l explosives. May be subject to the hazards related to the removal or disassembly of explosive devices or subassemblies from explosive laden aircraft.
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.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
- Address AFRC Hill AFB
6437 6th Street
Bldg 430, Rm 119
Hill AFB, UT 84056
- Name: Total Force Service Center
- Phone: 1-800-525-0102
- Email: [email protected]