The mission of the United States Air Force is to
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.
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:
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**
Air Force Employee (Current, Permanent, Competitive Service, Career/Career-Conditional Employee)
DoD Transfer (Army, Navy, DFAS, etc.--Excluding Air Force)
Employment of People with Disabilities -
Schedule A, click
for additional information
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)
Non-DoD Transfer (
, Dept of Labor, etc.)
Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
30% Disabled Veterans
U.S. Citizenship Required
Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid
A pre-employment physical is required
This is a drug testing designated position
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The primary purpose
of this position is to straighten, repair and maintain mobile equipment bodies, frames and components including replacing glass, repairing and painting damaged panels and welding metals.
Repairs and replaces damaged body components such as mainframes, body structural members, skeletal framework, various support members, fenders, panels, windows, etc.
in a safe manner,
utilizing safety practices and procedures, and complying
with established safety rules
Performs arc or acetylene
and steel parts of
mobile, accessories and components and
orders for man
hour data collection and other required forms. Participates in review of technical orders and other
directives and publications. Assists in research and
requisition of stock,
materials and parts.
Prepares various surfaces of interior and
sheet metal structures by mechanically and chemically removing old paint and rust, filling cracks, sanding, and applying
fillers and base coats.
Perform various repairs such as cutting and fitting glass to doors, windows and windshields, repair or replace radiators and repair, patches or recover upholstered areas of
vehicles and covers.
The organizational location of this position is the 102
Wing, Transportation Branch, Vehicle Maintenance Section, Otis ANG Base, MA
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Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C; (e.g. WG-
). 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.
The screen out element for this position is the
Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision
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:
Knowledge of collision repair sufficient to provide estimate and perform repair of damaged mobile equipment.
Knowledge of welding principles, processes, and difficult techniques; welding standards and how various metals and metal alloys react to different welding processes and techniques.
Knowledge of a wide range of trade practices, accepted surface preparation and coating methods, and skilled in selecting paints and thinning additives to include knowledge of safety and environmental standards, regulations and requirements.
Skill in reading and interpreting work orders, technical specifications and publications for selecting and applying the proper coating materials for a variety of sheet metal surfaces on vehicles and have the knowledge of how to remove, fabricate, reshape and replace damage such as dents, tears, wrinkles, cuts and creases by cutting, knocking out, welding filling and sanding.
Skill in using a wide variety of hand and power tools such as crimping, burring, turning, and bending machines, and soldering and welding machines; and painting tools such as brushes, rollers, spray guns, graining devices, viscosity tester, thickness gauges compressors, and measuring instruments to maintain dimensions and tolerance to specifications.
Work encompasses strenuous physical exertion when bending and shaping the more complex items in handling larger and bulkier material. Requires physical effort which includes prolonged standing, working overhead, and working in cramped and awkward positions while installing items; and reaching, lifting, and bending while using hand and powered tools in uncomfortable positions for extended periods. Weight lifted seldom exceeds 50 pounds
Work is both inside and outside and subject to a moderate amount of noise and vibration from shop machines. Subject to cuts, bruises, falls, and burns. Is exposed to dust, dirt, fumes, heat, flying sparks, the glare of torches, ultraviolet radiation, and heated materials. Shop areas normally have adequate lighting and ventilation. Required to wear safety glasses or goggles when performing eye hazardous operations, and other protective equipment such as respirators and gloves
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
The work may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver's license may be required for the position.
May be required to train and/or guide lower graded employees.
May be required to be certified for working with and/or removing hazardous materials.
May be required to work shifts or uncommon tours of duty. Subject to call back to meet emergency situations.
This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.
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.
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 not be used.
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, January 09, 2013
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
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
. 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.
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.
for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to
. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.
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.
You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully by clicking
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Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.
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.
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 (member 4 copy), Proof of Disability, Certification of Job Readiness, etc.
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.
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Air Force Personnel Center
550 C Street W Ste 57
Department of the Air Force - 14 months ago
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