Aircraft Overhaul Inspector Supervisor

Department of Defense Patrick AFB, FL
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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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* Plans use of workers andequipment. facilities, and materials on a daily or by project basis. Administers the reserve training and quality programs for element ensuring consistent standards throughout the element for traditional reservists and ARTs

* Assigns work to individuals and provides technical direction and/or help in accomplishing difficult work steps and processes associated with quality assurance/inspection relative to repair and modification of unit aircraft and/or aircraft systems.

* Performs administrative responsibilities. Participates with employees in the development of performance plans and recommends them to supervisors.

* Applies Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Equal Opportunity Treatment (EOT) principles and requirements to all personnel management actions and decisions, and ensures all personnel are treated in a manner free of discrimination.

* Ensures education in, compliance with, and practice of security directives, good safety, and health habits in all work areas.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - May be required to perform Temporary Duty assignments

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

8801 Miscellaneous Aircraft Overhaul

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* 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

* Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid

* Males must be registered for Selective Service, see

* This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program

* Disclosure of Political Appointments

* Military AFSC and grade: 2A590 / E-8

* This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment, and participation in random drug testing.

* Applicants must be willing to be subject to a background investigation to determine fitness for employment and/or a secret security clearance.

* This is an 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.

* The incumben t' 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.

* May be required to fly in commercial and military aircraft to perform temporary/permanent duty assignments. Performs other related duties as assigned.

* The work may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle, such as a tug, light truck, or passenger vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver's license may be required for the position.

* Work is performed both inside and outside where employee may be exposed to all types of weather conditions. There may be danger of falls from wings, fuselages, and work stands.


* A one (1) year supervisory probationary period is required if applicant selected has not previously met this requirement


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 (see KSA's), 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.

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:

* Ability to do the work of an Aircraft Overhaul Inspector Supervisor without more than normal supervision (Screen Out Element).

* Knowledge of a wide range of principles, processes, and techniques of aircraft repair, modification, and inspection. Knowledge of personnel management policies, practices, and procedures, including sexual harassment and EEO/EET

* Knowledge of safety regulations, practices, and procedures.

* Knowledge in using and maintaining a variety of hand and power tools, equipment, and precision measuring and/or test equipment.

* Knowledge in troubleshooting, inspecting, and/or tracing hard-to-locate defects or problems. Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, sketches, and technical specifications.

* 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 (45-79 pounds). Moderate carrying (15-44 lbs). Hours of straight pulling are 1 hour per week. Hours of pushing is I hour per week. Reaching above shoulder. Use of fingers. Both hands required. Hours of walking are 4 hours per week. Hours of standing are lO hours per week. Hours of crawling are l hour per week. Hours of kneeling are l hour per week Hours of repeated bending are 3 hours per week. Climbing, use of legs and arms.

Both legs required. Operation of crane, truck, tractor, or motor vehicle may be required. 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).

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:Outside and inside (other than normal commuting). Excessive noise, intermittent. Constant noise. Electrical energy. Slippery or uneven walking surface. Working around machinery with moving parts. Working around moving objects or vehicles. Working closely with others.

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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.