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. They 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.
Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the AF Reserves.
Retired military that have active AF Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position & unit) on their application.
Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided.
The "Statement of Service" 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).
WHO MAY APPLY:
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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 (Current, Permanent, Competitive Service, Career/Career-Conditional Employee)
DoD Transfer (Army, Navy, DFAS, etc.--Excluding Air Force)
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)
Non-DoD Transfer (
, Dept of Labor, etc.)
Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
The Government’s most important asset is its people
U.S. Citizenship Required
Must be a current member of the AF Reserves or willing/qualified to join
Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid
Military AFSC and Grade: 2A051P/E-5
Must be able to Obtain/Maintain appropriate secuirty clearance
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Visually inspects integrated avionics systems, equipment, and interface for evidence of loose or missing equipment, excessive heat, and equipment requiring modifications.
Prepares paper work to insure discrepancies found are included on work documents.
Receives entire system(s) or any portion thereof along with work documents, using systems test devices, and performs needed tests.
As a portion of integrated system(s) tests, the incumbent operates, tests, and troubleshoot components. Observes and analyzes overall performance of the system(s) as well as specific item(s) under test.
Accomplishes functional tests while aircraft is in run up condition.
Sits in cockpit and checks operational condition of systems through all modes of operation.
Opens cowling/panels and makes necessary adjustments and alignments and/or directs lower grade worker in the making of these adjustments while observing indicators in cockpit or indications of test equipment
Works with factory representatives and/or systems or item managers or technicians in providing solutions to technical problems or in analysis of proposed modifications or changes to existing technical specifications or test parameters and the overall effect on the system(s).
Performs as troubleshooter in shop areas in which work is being accomplished on various integrated system(s), components, and subsystems. Using a comprehensive knowledge, works with other employees involved in production of component and/or subsystems of complete systems (electronic, electrical, instrument).
In some instances, utilizes Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) to perform test on electronic integrated equipment to determine existence, nature, and location of malfunction.
THE HOURLY RATE FOR THIS POSITION IS: $25.79-$30.22.
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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.
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 The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen out element)
Knowledge of electronic theories and practices of one or more complex integrated systems such as fire control, inertial navigation, or automatic landing control systems; of integrated electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, optical, and mechanical systems; of such applications as radar, digital or analog computers, digital display devices, and of the technology and practices which integrate these components into a total functional system; and of mathematics including algebra and basic trigonometric functions to adapt standard function to the specific requirements of the integrated systems. Knowledge of safety regulations, practices, and procedures.
Skill in the set up and operation of computer controlled automated test equipment (ATE) and test stands, oscilloscopes (dual trace, storage, digitized), spectrum, network and distortion analyzers, frequency counters, and signal generators; in interpreting complex drawings, specifications, and schematics of complete integrated systems to recognize the function and interconnections of components, assemblies, subassemblies, and connecting cable harness; and in troubleshooting, installing, repairing, and maintaining electronic integrated systems where circuit theory must be used to understand the operation of a large number of circuits and functions, and the interaction of subsystems which create malfunctions.
Skill in the use of a variety of hand tools such as screwdrivers, drills, wrenches, soldering irons, and micro soldering units.
Ability to follow drawings for integrated electronic systems; to trace the effect of a change in one subsystem to other integrated subsystems and determine which controls and devices must be change or adjusted to compensate; and to repair, align, and adjust major integrated electronic systems such as inertial navigation systems, and automatic flight control, or fire control systems.
Ability to use computer terminals to maintain records and document actions.
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.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Other significant facts pertaining to this position are: May be required to work uncommon tours of duty.
Incumbent may be required to travel on commercial or military aircraft when TDY is needed.
Performs other related duties, as required.
This is a testing designated position (TDP).
The employee is subject to random drug testing.
This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position.
Must meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements.
The incumbent's regular assignments are primarily ART duties; however, the incumbent may also be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities.
Work schedules will be so aligned to allow the individual to function fully on unit training assembly (UTA) weekends.
Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
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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Benefits of Working for the Federal Government -
for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
Air Reserve Technician (ART) Positions
: For additional information regarding ART positions and/or military qualifications, please call 1-800-257-1212.
Candidates are encouraged to provide a copy of their military experience and training with their resume in order to expedite recruitment efforts.
Visit the Verification of Military Experience and Training Web Site to obtain this information,
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
For additional information, click
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):
For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click
To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 8
or above on the rating criteria for this position.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants)
: Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click
for more information.
: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.
Current Federal Civilian employees
may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.
This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
HOW TO APPLY:
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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
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
To begin the process, click the
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
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If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire
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2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire.
The numbering sequence 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.
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It is the applicants responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.
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The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement.
If selected, you will be required to submit the following documents to substantiate your eligibility and/or qualifications. A list of required documents for all eligibilities may be located
- 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.
SF50, DD214, Proof of Disability, Certification of Job Readiness, etc.
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for the official cover sheet to print.
The fax number is 478-757-3144
Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.
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