Aircraft Overhaul Leader

Department of Defense Niagara Falls, NY
* Duties

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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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Responsibilities

* Serves as a Work Leader/Dedicated Crew Chief of assigned aircraft, responsible for coordinating and/or overseeing maintenance, troubleshooting, positioning and servicing of the aircraft.

* Performs or oversees aircraft inspections including preflight, post flight, phase, acceptance, and other scheduled and unscheduled inspections.

* Provides technical supervision on production matters to all employees assigned to the crew/team, which may include active duty, ARTs, civilians, and others.

* Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work area.

* Certifies work produced under the USAF Technical Order Program.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel in commercial and military aircraft to perform temporary/permanent duty assignments for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

10

* Job family (Series)

8801 Miscellaneous Aircraft Overhaul

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* Aircraft Service Technicians

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* U.S. Citizenship is required

* Must be a current member of the AF Reserve or willing/qualified to join

* A security clearance may be required

* PCS expenses are not authorized

* Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov

* Total salary varies depending on location of position

* 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

* Military AFSC and Grade: 2A574/E6

Qualifications

Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C. 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 Lead as an Aircraft Overhaul Leader

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. Basic knowledge in the various trades and craft specialties of aircraft maintenance to evaluate/inspect

workmanship.

2. Knowledge of the theory, operation, and integration of all mechanical, pneudraulic, electrical, electronic, and other operating systems of a variety of aircraft.

3. Knowledge of the startup, operation, shutdown, and emergency procedures for the systems and the aircraft; symptoms of normal and abnormal operation; and the inter-relationships between operating systems.

4. Knowledge of associated trades such as sheet metal, painting, aircraft electrical, electronics, and aircraft engine work.

5. Knowledge of supply procedures, the publication order system, tool, equipment and material accounting and security and documentation procedures.

6. Skill to check all functional and support systems, operate engine(s), determine what systems are

malfunctioning; and search repair directives, technical orders, blueprints and manuals to determine repairs needed.

7. Skill in the use of a B tools of the trade, test equipment, test stands, power sources, cockpit instruments, gauges, and controls.

8. Skill in the operation of diagnostic and on-board electronic equipment/systems to identify proper and improper operation of aircraft systems, components, and parts.

9. Ability to analyze guidelines, maintenance modification orders, to determine material, equipment and personnel needs and to perform technical reviews of guides to locate discrepancies or propose improvements to methods or specifications; Knowledge of safety regulations, practices, and procedures.

10. Ability to plan and organize work assignments to include determining resources required to accomplish mission; Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Heavy lifting (80 lbs and over). Heavy carrying (45 lbs and over). Reaching above the shoulder. Use of fingers. Both hands required. Hours of walking are 4 Hours/day. Hours of sanding are 4 Hours/day. Hours of repeated bending are 4 hours/week. Climbing, use of legs and arms. Both legs required. Operation of crane, truck, tractor, or motor vehicle. Near vision correctable at 13 inches to 16 inches to Jaeger I to 4. Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and 20/40 in the other. Depth perception. Ability to distinguish basic colors. Ability to distinguish shades of color. Hearing (aid permitted). Hearing (without aid). !fit can be otherwise accommodated, a specific physical condition or impairment will not automatically disqualify a candidate.

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is performed in hanger areas, outdoors, in parked aircraft, and sometimes in hazardous noise areas. Exposed to extremes in heat, cold, humidity and inclement weather. Must work in confined areas and in awkward positions. Exposed to dirt, grease, and aircraft fluids, oil, hydraulic fluid, solvents, and hazardous fluids and gases such as Hydrazine and Halon. Subject to cuts, bruises, muscle strain, and injury from falls off scaffolds, ladders, and aircraft surfaces. Slippery or uneven walking surfaces. Working around machinery with moving parts. Working around moving objects or vehicles. May be exposed to intake suction and hot exhaust blast. 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.

This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position. ARTs are eligible for 15 days active duty tour each year for which military leave is granted with full civilian pay. Air Reserve units and members; are subject to immediate call to active duty in mobilization to meet a national emergency. For additional information regarding ART positions and/or military qualifications, please call 1-800-257-1212. Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the AF Reserve. Retired military that have active AF Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position) on the application. A military service member's statement of service/certification will be accepted IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided. The statement/certification should indicate member's separation from active duty is within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. It must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.