Aircraft Engine Mechanical Work Inspector Leader
Department of the Air Force - Tinker AFB, OK

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Tinker Air Force Base plays a key role in managing and maintaining the sophisticated weapon systems that keep America's air defenses strong. A highly skilled workforce of more than 24,000 civilians and military personnel work together to complete the Air Force mission. Whatever your background or expertise, you will find rewarding career opportunities at Tinker.



for more information. You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered. **Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**

Air Force Employee - Must be Current, Permanent, Competitive Service, Career/Career-Conditional Employees

DoD Transfer (Army, Navy, DFAS, etc.) - Must be Current, Permanent, Competitive Service, Career/Career-Conditional Employees


You must be a United States citizen.

Travel and Relocation Expenses will not be paid.

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The primary purpose of this position is to inspect a variety of aircraft engine modules, components, parts, materials, and processes by applying inspection techniques and analytical processes of repairs accomplished on overhaul of engines and/or engine repairables in a lean cell environment.

Passes on to other workers the instructions received from the supervisor, gets work initiated, and is responsible for setting the pace for the cell members.

Performs detailed work scope inspections, test and repair on a variety of aircraft engine parts, components, materials, and processes in a multi-skilled production lean cell.

Participates with responsible supervisors and schedules to plan and schedule workload based on production requirements.

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

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At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (


) or equivalent. Specialized experience must include inspecting a variety of aircraft engine modules, components, parts, materials, and processes by applying inspection techniques and analytical processes of repairs accomplished on overhaul of engines and/or engine repairables in a lean cell environment.

For FWS positions, please refer to the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) website at


Knowledge of a wide range of principles, processes, and techniques of trade(s) and/or craft(s) directing work.

Knowledge of personnel management policies, practices, and procedures (including sexual harassment and EEO/EOT).

Knowledge of safety directives, practices, and procedures.

Knowledge of the use and maintenance of hand and power tools, equipment, and precision measuring and/or test equipment common to trades supervised.

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 implement sound personnel policies, practices, and procedures.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Other Significant Factors:
Recall to duty may be a requirement of this position.

May be required to work other work shifts.

Employee may be required to maintain special Detail Inspector's training and certifications.

May be required to obtain an appropriate clearance to perform the work in sensitive areas.

Shift work may be required to work rotating shifts or uncommon tours of duty. Subject to call back to meet emergency situations.

Physical Demands:
Standing, stooping; bending, reaching above head, and frequently handling objects weighing 25-50 lbs. Hoist, hand trucks, lifting slings, and other employees are available to assist with heavier items. Both hands and legs are required, dexterous use of fingers, and close visual application is required. Standing for long periods of time may be required. Walking on uneven and slippery floors is possible. Must be able to distinguish shades of color. This position performs working leader, and journeyman Aircraft Engine mechanical work inspector duties. The highest level work performed by this position is work leader.

Working Condition:
Working condition range from those encounters in an industrial machine work shop environment as well as those encounted in a nondestructive inspection clean room work environment. Work is accomplished in a production lean cell. Employee maybe exposed to noise, danger to eyes, and skin irritation from contact with coolants, lubricants, abrasive compounds, danger to fingers, hands, and other parts of the body from cutting tools, grinding wheels, rotating work pieces. At times subject to noise of 85 decibels or above. There may be discomfort when wearing protective clothing, safety shoes, hearing protection, gloves, face shields, and other equipment as required.


You will be rated based on the extent to which your experience on your resume meets the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for the position and rated as shown below.

Best Qualified:
Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the position.

Highly Qualified:
Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum specialized experience requirements for the position.

Basically Qualified:
Candidates in this category meet the minimum specialized experience requirements for the position.

To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire. Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further.

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:

Other Information regarding Citizenship, Priority Placement Registrants, Retired Civil Employees, Credit for Unpaid or Volunteer Experience, Veteran's Preference, Military Spouse Preference and Certain Military Spouse Eligibility (EO 13473), etc is available on our website at

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Résumé

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package


be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, June 29, 2012

To begin the process, click the

Apply Online

button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the

Submit My Answers

button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click


for the required cover page. This Vacancy ID is 682335. Fax your documents to



If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire

View Occupational Questionnaire

2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire. Click


for the OPM Form 1203-FX.

3. Fax all required documents to


. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.

The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire. Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence. This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately.

It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been process by clicking


. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.

Human Resources


modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.

The following documents are required and MUST be provided by the

closing date

of the announcement.

  • Online Application

  • Resume
  • If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
  • Eligibility Documentation,
SF-50 (Most recent SF-50


SF-50 reflecting Competitive Service Career/Career-Conditional Tenure)

If you are faxing any documents, click


for the official cover sheet to print. The fax number is 1-478-757-3144

Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.

It is your responsibility to provide the appropriate documents needed to determine your eligibility and/or qualifications for this announcement. DO NOT provide letters of appreciation, copies of performance appraisals, position descriptions, etc.

Tinker-Maint Contact

Phone: (405)739-2660



Agency Information:
Tinker Air Force Base

3001 Staff Drive

Tinker AFB,


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