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Salary: $68 975 - 80 454 per year
Published at: Feb 15 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. Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information.


The primary purpose of this position is to serve as an Air Reserve Technician (ART) to test, troubleshoot, repair and modify aircraft fuel distribution systems, repair leaks of external/integrated tanks, and provide training to reservists in the accomplishment of tasks. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Receives work document(s) or oral instructions regarding problem with aircraft fuel system. By applying external power source(s) or during run-up of aircraft observes gauges, meters, and other indicators on test equipment or in aircraft to determine flow or quantity of fuel through the various components of the fuel system. 2. Troubleshoots integral fuel tanks, using leak path analysis and other test procedures such as pressure checks, vacuum checks, dye injection checks, helium and argon gas checks, etc., to determine the source of fuel leaks. After the tank has been detected, conducts purging operation using approved equipment. Uses combustible and toxic gas indicators to determine if the tank atmosphere is safe to enter for repair operations. 3. Troubleshoots fuel cells to determine location of leaks. After defueling, removes tank access door and conducts purging operation using approved equipment. Uses combustible and toxic gas indicators to confirm safe atmosphere prior to cell entry. 4. Accomplishes modifications and prepares components for storage or shipment. Reads, studies, analyzes and interprets technical orders, wiring diagrams, schematics, maintenance, and procedural directives, as appropriate. 5. In performing duties uses a variety of common hand tools, combustible and toxic gas indicators, torque wrenches, leak detectors, pressure gauges, manometers, powered tools such as drills and pneumatic wrenches; also, operates AGE such as blowers, filters, vacuum cleaners, heaters, air conditioners, fire extinguishers, etc. Ensures tools are properly marked, calibrated (if necessary), and are secured when area is unattended. 6. Prepares effective training plans to maximize Reserve training. Complies with required instruction, guidance and/or training and provides instruction, guidance and training to others. Attends and successfully completes OJT and/or classroom training to be certified on assigned tasks. 7. Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work area. Uses and assures proper fit of required safety equipment and clothing.


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • A security clearance may be required
  • 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 posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Position may be 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
  • This position will include incentive for prior work or active duty experience
  • AFSC: 2A6X4


QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-8200 Fluid Systems Maintenance 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 Ability To Do The Work of The Position 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. 2. Skill in the use of standard hand and power tools of the trade. 3. Ability to read and interpret a variety of technical data. 4. Ability to install aircraft pneudraulic systems, equipment or accessories. 5. Comprehensive knowledge of operation, capabilities and limitations of aircraft pneudraulic systems. 6. Ability to use a variety of test and measurement equipment. 7. Ability to test complete pneudraulic systems. 8. Ability to overhaul, repair or fabricate aircraft pneudraulic equipment. 9. Ability to calibrate aircraft pneudraulic equipment. 10. Ability to troubleshoot aircraft pneudraulic equipment of moderate complexity. 11. Knowledge of safety and security requirements as outlined in applicable standards, regulations and technical orders. 12. Knowledge of tool, equipment, and materials accounting and security. 13. Knowledge of USAF Technical Order Program and its procedures. 14. Ability to clean work area and/or job site upon completion of work. OTHER SIGNIFCANT FACTS: 1. Performs other related duties as assigned. May be required to fly in commercial and military aircraft to perform temporary/permanent duty assignments. 2. This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) 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. 3. May be required to work overtime, rotating shifts, uncommon tours, weekends, etc. 4. Must obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. This is a testing designated position (TDP). The employee is subject to random drug testing. FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Heavy lifting (45-79 pounds). Moderate lifting (15-44 lbs). Light lifting (under 15 lbs). Moderate carrying (15-44 lbs). Light carrying (under 15 lbs). Hours of straight pulling are 1 hour/week. Hours of pulling hand over hand are 1 hour/week. Hours of pushing are 1 hour/week. Reaching above shoulder. Use of fingers. Both hands required. Hours of walking are 4 hours/week. Hours of standing are 10 hours/week. Hours of crawling are 1 hour/week. Hours of kneeling are 1 hour/week. Hours of repeated bending 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. Hearing (without aid). Must be free from claustrophobia. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Outside. Outside and inside (other than normal commuting). Excessive heat. Excessive cold. Excessive humidity. Excessive dampness or chilling. Dry atmospheric conditions. Excessive noise, intermittent. Dust. Solvents. Solvents (decreasing agents). Grease and oils. Radiant energy. Electrical energy. Slippery or uneven walking surface. Working around machinery with moving parts. Working around moving objects or vehicles. Working on ladders or scaffolding. Vibration. Working closely with others. Working alone. 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.


  • Address AFRC Non-ART Locations 550 C Street W JBSA Randolph AFB, TX 78150 US
  • Name: Total Force Service Center
  • Phone: 1-800-525-0102
  • Email: [email protected]


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