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 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 - 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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Serves as a work leader, working directly with journeymen and non-journeymen performing all the required tasks of a journeyman sheet metal mechanic to manufacture, repair, and modify sheet metal components and accessories.

Provides guidance to other workers on instructions on aircraft maintenance procedures, policies, written instructions, technical data and engineering drawings.

Submits reports and answers supervisor's questions concerning work operations and production problems.

Plans and lays out work from blueprints, sketches, drawings, specifications, and work orders in manufacturing aircraft sheet metal structures which have combined straight and curved edges, and irregular planes and curves.

Assists supervisor in maintaining Production Acceptance Certification (PAC) Program and provides on the job training to sheet metal mechanic workers as directed.



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At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade or equivalent. Specialized experience must include

working and directing journeyman and non-journeyman, performing all tasks assigned to plan, lay out, fabricate, modify, repair, assemble, manufacture and install complex aircraft sheet metal parts, components and accessories. Provide guidance and overall training to co- workers on instructions received from supervisor and perform inspection in accordance with accepted methods and procedures.

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


1. Ability to provide leadership in accomplishing trade and craft work side by side with other trade and craft personnel, by meeting production goals and objectives and be providing informal on the job supervision, training and support.

2. Knowledge of aircraft sheet metal repairs to plan, lay out, and construct repair patches, flaps, and other items that have predominately straight edges and regular curves.

3. knowledge of arithmetic to calculate and scribe patterns and shop principles of parallel and radial line development.

4. Knowledge of safety and environmental standards, regulations, and requirements.

5. Skill in using basic hand powered tools such as hammers, chisels, hand snips, band and circle saws, squaring shears, seamers, bar folders, brakes and stakes to cut and form items.

6. Skill is using measuring instruments such as pocket rules, hook rules, flexible and semi-flexible steel rules, compasses and other hand measuring devices.



Physical Demands: Physical exertion is moderate and includes prolonged standing; climbing up and down ladders and scaffolding; working in cramped and awkward positions while installing items; and reaching, lifting, and bending while using hand and powered tools. Weight lifted seldom exceeds 50 pounds.

Working Conditions: The employee must work both inside and outside and is subject to a moderate amount of noise and vibration from shop machines and a variety of weather conditions; subject to cuts, bruises, falls, and burns.

Other Significant Facts: The

work may require the employee to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.; may be required to work overtime, sometimes on short notice in emergency situations, and maybe to work rotating shifts. The employee may be required to travel temporary duty (TDY) which could be for an extended period (over 30 days). This is a drug testing designated position and the incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.


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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Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.

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.

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 Tuesday, March 12, 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


for the required cover page. This Vacancy ID is 845807. 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




  • 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.

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




Eligibility Documentation,

SF50, DD214, Proof of Disability, Certification of Job Readiness, etc.



if qualifying based on education or positive education series

If you are faxing any documents, click


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.

Tinker-Maint Contact

Phone: (405)739-2660


Agency Information:
Tinker Air Force Base

3001 Staff Drive

Tinker AFB,


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