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Salary: $33 - 38 per hour
Relocation: YES
Published at: Apr 23 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
You will serve as a SHEET METAL MECHANIC (AIRCRAFT) LEADER in the F/A-18 MRO Production Department of FLEET READINESS CENTER WEST located at Naval Air Station Lemoore, CA.


You will lead three or more employees in performing work, which is typical of the Sheet Metal Mechanic (Aircraft) trade, in the F/A-18 IMC PMI2 workload. You will fabricate metal repairs and modify F/A-18 aircraft sheet metal and composite structure and various component parts of the F/A-18 aircraft. You will provide leadership of a group assigned to special projects, assist in the training of personnel as it pertains to the sheet metal mechanic-oriented tasks. You will pass on instructions received from a supervisor to other workers, set the pace and demonstrate proper work methods. You will be required to have regular and predictable attendance, which is an essential function of this position.


  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or fail the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • Incumbent must obtain and maintain required certification and/or license as a condition of employment.
  • Incumbent may be exposed to noise, dirt, vibration and at times crowded facilities and high temperatures. When working outdoors, may be exposed to inclement weather, high winds, cold/heat, glare, dampness, dust, smoke, etc.


Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must 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 quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below. This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Ability to lead or Supervise, and includes: Ability to perform common tasks under general supervision including: Apply skills and working knowledge in the sheet metal processing techniques and aircraft maintenance procedures; Fabricate metal repairs and modify aircraft sheet metal and composite structure and various parts; Disassemble, modify, repair, and assemble structural parts and aerodynamic surfaces on aircraft and associated components; Read, interpret, and comply with directions and requirement within blueprints, sketches, technical data, and engineering specifications; Demonstrate acceptable level of skill pertaining to the use of hand tools related to the metal smith trade; Utilize skills for sheet metal machinery; Use precision measuring tools to accomplish work tasks; and Communicate and provide training and instruction to personnel of of various levels. Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification Handbook for Trades and Labor Occupations. Additional qualification information can be found at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=List-of-Approved-Job-Elements Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


  • Address FLEET READINESS CENTER SOUTHWEST Fleet Readiness Center Southwest PO Box 347058 San Diego, CA 92135-7058 US
  • Name: Department of Navy EIC
  • Email: [email protected]


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