Department of the Air Force - Eglin AFB, FL

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The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win …in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

IF APPLICABLE : 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: Click here 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**

Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid
  • Valid and appropriate license is required
  • Secret security is required
  • Designated drug testing position
  • Micro-Miniature certification course required


THIS IS A TERM APPOINTMENT NOT TO EXCEED 4 YEARS. Under a Term Appointment, you do not acquire competitive status or permanent civil service status by virtue of the appointment. A Term employee may be promoted, demoted, detailed or reassigned while on a term appointment to other term positions.

Installs, troubleshoots, services and repairs complex integrated electronic systems and equipment including components, subassemblies, circuit card assemblies, electronic test equipment, and other similar items whether located in watercraft, buildings, vehicles or aircraft. Performs pretest, operational (functional) or final testing of complex integrated electronic systems, components, or subassemblies. Utilizes knowledge of complex integrated electronic systems, hand tools such as screwdrivers, drills, wrenches, soldering irons and microsoldering units to support laboratory systems used in the diagnostic testing of electronic systems, components and subassemblies.


Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C (WG2600 Family). 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.

You must have sufficient skills and knowledge to perform the duties of an Electronics Mechanic, WG-2604-11 and meet the screen-out question(s) identified in the occupational questionnaire (Form C). Eligibility will be determined by the relevance, scope, and quality of all experience and training, regardless of where/how acquired or length of experience.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top EXPERIENCE: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C; (WG- 2604-11 , dated DEC, 1997 ). 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 they are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. http://www.opm.gov/fedclass/fws2604.pdf


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:

1. Comprehensive knowledge of electrical/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, such 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 electronic principles, such as micro/miniature and miniature digital and solid state integrated circuits, transistors, diodes, tube circuits, antennas, signal transmission, oscillation, and amplification. Knowledge of a wide range of electronic and electrical principles and practices.
2. Knowledge of safety regulations, practices, and procedures.
3. Skill in the use of electronic test equipment such as computer controlled automated test equipment (ATE),
oscilloscopes, pulse and signal generators, distortion and waveform analyzers, digital data generators, digital
voltmeters, frequency generators, and special test panels; and the use of a variety of hand tools, such as screwdrivers, drills, wrenches, soldering irons, and microsoldering units.
4. Skill in troubleshooting, installing, repairing, and maintaining malfunctions in complex electronic systems where circuit theory must be used to understand the operation of individual circuits, and the possible interaction of other circuits which create a malfunction; and in interpreting complex drawings, specifications, and schematics of complete systems to recognize the function and interconnections of components, assemblies, subassemblies, and connecting cable harnesses.

5. Skill to modify systems by adding, altering, or removing components to standardize or alter the purpose of the equipment or to incorporate new features developed since the equipment was manufactured.
6. Ability to assist engineers in developing, debugging, or modifying diagnostic programs byldentifying and
investigating apparent contradictions between test specifications or test requirement documents and test programs and recommend changes where necessary.
7. 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.

  • Must be willing to obtain a Micro-Miniature Certification.
  • Frequently lifts and carries unassisted items weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Sometimes required to lift and carry items weighing more than 50 pounds with the help of weight handling equipment or with assistance from other workers.
  • Work requires frequent standing, walking, bending, crouching, reaching, and stooping.
  • Climbing and working in high places may be required.
  • Work is sometimes in high and restricted places, under conditions of heat and cold outside in inclement weather.
  • Exposed to the possibility of electric shock; burns from electrical or RF energy or hot solder; and cuts and bruises.
  • Must complete annual HazMat training, TMDE training, and other training as required.
  • Must be willing to attend 2M level micro/miniature and miniature electronic repair class and attend recertification training as directed by Air Force directives.
  • Work requires proficiency with various computer programs such as Microsoft Access, Excel, and Word.
  • Must possess a valid operator’s license to drive a motor vehicle with Flight Line Driver’s Competency.
  • A Secret security clearance is required.
  • This position is subject to drug testing.
  • Duties may require shift work and may require weekend and/or standby work to meet mission requirements. May be required to perform duties in a TDY status.
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.

BENEFITS: Back to top Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - Click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

OTHER INFORMATION: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here .

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here . To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 8 0 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 here for more information.

Incentives : 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 at least three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.

Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

90-Day Register: 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.

DIRECT DEPOSIT : All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

HOW TO APPLY: Back to top 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 must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, February 21, 2013

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 here for the required cover page. This Vacancy ID is 843533. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144 .

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 here for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144 . Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.

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

Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement.

A list of required documents for all eligibilities may be located here :
· Online Application (Questionnaire)
· 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, SF50, DD214, Proof of Disability, Certification of Job Readiness, etc.

If you are faxing any documents, click here 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.

Phone: (478)222-0683
Agency Information:
Eglin Robins OL Office
Air Force Personnel Center

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The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force...