AIRCRAFT ENGINE MECHANIC
Department of the Air Force - Hill AFB, UT

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Hill Air Force Base provides worldwide engineering and logistics management for the F-16 Fighting Falcon, A-10 Thunderbolt II, and the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile, and performs depot maintenance of the F-16, A-10, and C-130 Hercules aircraft. The base is located between Ogden and Salt Lake City. The area is known for year round activities, including skiing, hiking, boating, extreme sports, fishing and hunting, with four distinct seasons, low humidity and moderate snow fall in the valley.

**** THIS IS A 90 DAY STANDING REGISTER ****

90 Day Register: This announcement will result in a 90 day register (list of eligible candidates) that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

HOURLY WAGE IS: $ 22.99 TO $ 26.82

DRUG TESTING: THIS POSITION HAS BEEN DESIGNATED FOR DRUG TESTING. IF YOU ARE SELECTED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO URINALYSIS TESTING PRIOR TO APPOINTMENT AND YOU WILL BE SUBJECT TO RANDOM URINALYSIS TESTING AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.

WHO MAY APPLY: Click here for more information. You MUST have the identified eligibility in order to be considered. **Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**

Air Force Employee (Current, Permanent, Career/Career-Conditional Employee)

FOR THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT THESE DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT (BY 11:59PM EASTERN TIME):
1. Résumé, for each block of work experience you must include mo/year (starting/ending dates), salary, hours per week, job title, supervisors name/phone number (may we contact statement).
2. Responses to the on-line Occupational Questionnaire.
    KEY REQUIREMENTS
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid
  • Position requires a Physical Examination

DUTIES: Back to top 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 incumbent’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. Incumbent may be required to fly in commercial and military aircraft to perform temporary/permanent duty assignments.

POSITION LOCATION:

This position is located in the 419 th Maintenance Support Sq/MXMPJ. However, this announcement may be used to fill other positions at Hill AFB.

MAJOR DUTIES :

As an Aircraft Engine Mechanic, WG-8602-10, you will serve as an Air Reserve Technician (ART) involved in the inspections, repairs, replacements, build-up and tear down, flight-line maintenance and operational runs of aircraft propulsion systems, and to provide training to reservists in the accomplishment of duties set forth. You will also:

-Perform troubleshooting on a variety of complete operational aircraft reciprocating or gas turbine engines in aircraft on the flight-line, or rebuilt or modified engines in test cells.
-Disassemble, repair, and reassemble aircraft engines, their assemblies, and components.

-Use a variety of test equipment, hand, and power tools.

-Utilize safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work area.

-Certify work produced under the USAF Technical Order Program.

-Remove or install entire propulsion systems from/on aircraft working as a member or leader of an engine change team.

-Maintain/operate test cell and hush house.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top To qualify for this position a specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence of experience, which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position, must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your on-line resume.

SCREEN OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element. To meet basic eligibility you must receive at least 2 points on the Screen Out Element indicated below and must have an average of 2 points on all elements listed. Your application will be further evaluated to determine if you meet best qualified cut-off for referral to the selecting official. Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: APPROVED JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skill and ability in the following job element areas as reported on your résumé:

1. MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING ABILITY TO BE RATED ELIGIBLE FOR THE POSITION (SCREENOUT ELEMENT). ABILITY TO DO THE WORK OF AN AIRCRAFT ENGINE MECHANIC, WG-8602-10, WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION.
2. KNOWLEDGE OF EQUIPMENT ASSEMBLY, INSTALLATION, REPAIR, ETC.

3. TECHNICAL PRACTICES (THEORETICAL, PRECISE, ARTISTIC).

4. ABILITY TO INTERPRET INSTRUCTIONS, SPECIFICATION, ETC. (INCLUDES BLUEPRINT READING).
5. TROUBLESHOOTING.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE : Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the number of hours per week spent in such employment.

BENEFITS: Back to top This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc .

OTHER INFORMATION: 1. May be required to work overtime, rotating shifts, uncommon tours, weekends, etc. 2. May be required to obtain special certification training (i.e. Red X, engine run, etc.) and security clearance.

3. May be required to travel in military or commercial aircraft when TDY is necessary and to support Air Expeditionary Force (AEF) contingencies.

4. May be required to perform other related duties and shop details, as assigned.

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain A SECRET level security clearance as a condition of employment.

PHYSICAL EFFORT : The work requires moderate to strenuous effort. Must stand, stoop, bend, and reach. Frequently handles items weighing up to 10 pounds, and often life and carry assemblies weighing up to 25 pounds. Hoists, hand trucks, lifts, and other employees are available to assist when handling heavy or awkward items. May be required to climb steps and ladders and stand on slippery or inclined surfaces.

WORKING CONDITIONS : Work is performed in clean, well lighted, and well ventilated production areas. May work outside or inside in areas that are drafty, cold, hot, and noisy, such as aircraft hangers. Stands on concrete or hard composition floors for long periods of time. Frequently exposed to grease and solvents, to noise from jet engines, drills and hammers, and to the possibility of cuts and abrasions from handling tools. Occasionally exposed to shop/flight-line hazards.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: If you are deaf or Hard of Hearing and need assistance via TDD/TTY, please contact Andrea Rathbun at (801) 586-1819.

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov ).

To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility, qualifications, and/or rating.

HOW TO APPLY: Back to top The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement:
*Online Application (Questionnaire)
*Resume

- If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. 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. 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 documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 842455 . Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144 .

If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire .
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/opm1203fx.pdf , and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144 . Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

PLEASE NOTE: In Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire, you may notice that the numbering restarts with number one. When entering your responses on the 1203-FX form please continue to enter your responses on the next available number within this section. The numbers on the 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire once it restarts with number one. This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: IMPORTANT NOTE: If selected, you will be required to submit the following documents to substantiate your eligibility and/or qualifications within 2 business days. A list of required documents for each eligibility may be located here .
    · Eligibility Documentation, SF50, DD214, Proof of Disability, Certification of Job Readiness, etc.

    · Transcripts, if qualifying based on education or positive education series

    Individuals with Disabilities
- Eligibility for appointment under this authority consists of two parts. Click here for more information . QUESTIONS: Any questions concerning this announcement may be addressed to Jessica Hoskins (801)777-1122JESSICA.HOSKINS.1@US.AF.MIL. The subject line of your email must indicate the announcement number only (i.e., 8L-Hill-842455-806005-JMH). Email inquiries are to address specific questions concerning this announcement. General inquiries unrelated to a specific announcement will not receive a response . Responses to inquiries will generally be returned within 2 business days. COMPLETE APPLICATIONS, INCLUDING ALL ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION, MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59PM EASTERN TIME ON THE CLOSING DATE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT, Friday, February 22, 2013.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO: Jessica Hoskins
Phone: (801)777-1122
Email: JESSICA.HOSKINS.1@US.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
Hill Air Force Base
WILL NOT ACCEPT MAILED APPLICATIONS
PLEASE FAX TO 478-757-3144
NOT APPLICABLE, UT
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