AEROSPACE ENGINEER
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.

WHO MAY APPLY:
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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 - Must be Current, Permanent, Competitive Service, Career/Career-Conditional Employees

KEY REQUIREMENTS

You must be a United States citizen.

Travel and Relocation Expenses will not be paid.

DUTIES:
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MAJOR JOB DUTIES:
Serves as an aerospace engineering consultant to commodity and system managers.

Provides systems engineering and commodities engineering services.

Performs or directs feasibility studies and test activities for extensive aircraft modifications and repairs.

Attends engineering inspections, technical reviews and audits.

Supports Safety and Accident Investigation Boards (SIBs and AIBs). Complies with health, safety, and environmental rules and procedures and performs work in a manner that enhances the safety of the work environment.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
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Basic Requirements

A professional engineering (or other technical area) degree at the bachelor's level, from an accredited institution in Aerospace Engineering

or a closely related engineering (scientific) discipline is highly desired.

A. Degree: professional engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships) ; (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.

OR

B. Combination of education and experience -- college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated in the following:

1. Professional Registration;

2. Written Test (Engineering-in-Training, EIT);

3. Specified Academic Courses;

4. Related Curriculum.

In Addition to Basic Requirements

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-11) or equivalent. Specialized experience must include providing technical support for assigned Airframe structural components and systems, including initiating, planning, recommending, engineering, and completing fleet wide repairs, modifications, and inspection programs. Performing aerospace, electronics, and mechanical engineering duties in the support of maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) in drafting and reviewing technical data or technical orders (TO's). Knowledge of various repair processes; grinding, machining, dimensional inspections of various back shop repairs and/or system program offices (SPO) field level support activities. Drafts and reviews statements-of-work (SOW) for MRO and/or SPO engineering activities. Plans and designs work for Nondestructive Inspection (NDI) procedures and testing programs on a variety of aircraft, engines, and accessory end items.

To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series

AND

Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800/

Federal Time-In-Grade

(TIG) Requirement for General Schedule (GS) Positions: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-11 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral. The purpose of TIG restrictions is to prevent excessively rapid promotions in competitive service GS positions and to protect competitive principles.

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:

Professional knowledge of general engineering concepts, principles, and practices and extensive familiarity with other engineering disciplines (Aerospace, Electronics, and Mechanical duties) to support manufacture, repair, and overhaul operations.

Knowledge of adequacy and practicability criteria, intent of plans, specifications, technical orders, process orders, etc., and waiver requirements sufficient to monitor contractors' proposals to support manufacture, repair, and overhaul operations.

Knowledge of standard contracting regulations, practices, and procedures as well as the regulatory and statutory restrictions on the expenditures of appropriated and non-appropriated funds to execute manufacture, repair, and overhaul operations.

Knowledge of health, safety, and environmental requirements as outlined in applicable standards, regulations and technical orders.

Ability to research, analyze, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, and procedures to a variety of situations and recommend timely and economical solutions, and the ability to integrate automated data processing concepts, system capabilities, and the economical use to accomplish assigned functions.

Ability to plan and organize work and coordinate with other engineering disciplines and communicates effectively, orally and in writing, as well as maintaining good working relations.

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.

IS EDUCATION A REQUIREMENT FOR THIS POSITION?

You

MUST

provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION:
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

:

Physical Demands:
Work requires some physical exertion (i.e., walking, standing, bending, crouching, etc.) as may typically be encountered on an aircraft or in a maintenance shop. Occasional lifting of moderately heavy items is required. No special ability or dexterity is required.

Work Environment:
Majority of work is performed in an office environment. Occasional duty is required on an aircraft, in maintenance shop areas, laboratory environments and aircraft flight lines. On rare occasions duty may be required in any area during an accident investigation.

Other Significant Facts:
A bachelor's degree in engineering, or its equivalent, is required as specified in the Office of Personnel Management Operating Manual Qualification Standards for General Schedule Position." Travel in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulations is required. Must be able to obtain a passport for overseas travel.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
BASIS OF RATING

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 group possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the position.

Highly Qualified

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

Basically Qualified

: Candidates in this group 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.

BENEFITS:
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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:

http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc

OTHER INFORMATION:
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

http://www.tinker-af.org/jobs/otherinfo.htm

HOW TO APPLY:
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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

must

be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, April 03, 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 865054. 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.

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.

·

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.

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

here

:

·

Eligibility Documentation,

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

·

Transcripts,

if qualifying based on education or positive education series

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.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Tinker-HQ Contact

Phone: (405)739-4311

Fax: (405)739-5476

Email: INTERNAL.HQ.STAFFING@TINKER.AF.MIL

Agency Information:
Tinker Air Force Base DPIDOS

3001 Staff Drive

Bldg 3001 Post 1AH188G

Tinker AFB,
OK

73145
Fax: (405)739-5476

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