Aircraft Electrician
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.

THIS IS A RE-ANNOUNCEMENT. THOSE THAT APPLIED UNDER ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER AFMC-759857-705771-9V-MS AND WERE RATED ELIGIBLE NEED NOT REAPPLY.

NOTE: NEW APPOINTMENTS SHALL BE MADE AT THE MINIMUM RATE OF THE APPROPRIATE GRADE UNLESS REGULATORY GUIDANCE PERMITS OTHERWISE.

The application packages that are completed online and have all the required documents by the first cut-off date of 15 February 2013 may be rated and receive first consideration for employment. If your application is completed online after 15 February 2013 , you will receive consideration on an “as needed” basis.

Positions may be filled at either of the following grade levels depending on the level the position is being filled, qualifications of candidates, and desired grade level(s):

WG-2892-08T10 (Pay range is $20.41 - $23.81 hourly)

WG-2892-10 (Pay range is $22.49 - $26.22 hourly)

This register is being established and may be used to fill:

(A) Full time permanent positions; OR

(B) Full time term positions exceeding 1 year but will not exceed 4 years from the date of the initial term appointment; OR

(C) Full time temporary positions not to exceed 1 year.

PCS (permanent Change of Station), Travel, and any other Transportation expenses incurred incident to assignment to this duty location are not authorized.
    KEY REQUIREMENTS
  • APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FROM U.S. CITIZENS (REGARDLESS OF RESIDENCE).

DUTIES: Back to top

The primary purpose of this position is to modify, troubleshoot, repair, maintain, and perform or assist in final functional and operational tests of complex electrical systems, i.e., environmental control systems, aircraft electrical power, fire detection, hydraulic systems, etc., components and accessories on large fixed-wing aircraft. Perform entry level or journeyman level duties to remove and install aircraft electrical systems, components, and accessories with intricate wiring. Use a variety of tools and test equipment, such as multi-meter, engine analyzer, fuel center of gravity management system tester, Oscilloscope, etc. and maintain positive tool control standards. Troubleshoot aircraft electrical systems, components, or subassemblies to determine the nature of malfunction and corrective action required. Perform overhaul, repair, fabrication or modification of electrical systems, components or subassemblies. Perform pretest, operational or final testing of electrical systems, components or subassemblies. Utilize safety practices and procedures, and maintains a clean work area.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top The description of your work experience in your application ( resume with acceptable format ) must clearly demonstrate that you have gained and currently possess the following knowledge, skill, and abilities shown below to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position being filled:

1. Ability to do the work of an Aircraft Electrician without more than normal supervision. (This is a Screen-out Element. Screen-out Elements are the critical knowledge, skills, and abilities that are essential for satisfactory job performance. Applicants must receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element to be deemed eligible for consideration).

2. Knowledge of aircraft electrical circuitry, and associated aircraft electrical systems and system interrelationships.

3. Ability to use blueprints, schematics, technical orders and other electrical drawings.

4. Knowledge of electrical theory and instruments to test, analyze, troubleshoot and repair or replace aircraft electrical systems using test equipment such as multi-meters, engine analyzers, etc.

5. Ability to use and maintain hand tools related to aircraft electrical work.

OR

At the WG-08 Level Only: Possession of an Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) License. (NOTE: You MUST submit a copy of your A&P license, front and back, at the time of application.)

Certain Military Spouses are also eligible to apply under E.O. 13473. More information is available on our website at http://www.tinker.af-org/jobs/other-information.htm

OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS

1. May act as work leader when required.

2. May be required to work other shifts, such as swing shift or graveyard.

3. May be required to travel IAW Joint Travel Regulations.

Physical Demands: Performs arduous duties; extensive walking, climbing, bending, crawling, stooping and lifting up to 74 pounds.

Working Environment: Works in close places, on high stands to 40 feet, and areas of high noise levels. Exposed to extreme climatic conditions such as cold, wind, snow, heat, rain and dust. Subject to contact with fuel, grease, oil and solvents. Works in and around aircraft with engines running.

This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment, and participation in random drug testing.

Appointment is contingent upon passing a physical examination.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: BASIS OF RATING

You will be rated under Category Rating procedures 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. Additional points are not added for veteran's preference; however, preference is still applied.

Category 1, Best Qualified: Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the position of Aircraft Electrician . Candidates in this category are considered experts specialists in performing the duties of Aircraft Electrician .

Category 2, Highly Qualified: Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum specialized experience requirements for the position of Aircraft Electrician .

Category 3, Qualified: Candidates in this category meet the minimum specialized experience or A&P requirements for the position of Aircraft Electrician .

You will be rated on the detailed description and quality of your experience described in the application in combination with your responses to the occupational questions in this document. Note: If a determination is made that you rated yourself higher than is supported by your description of experience and/or education, you will be assigned to the appropriate category as reflected by your knowledge, skills and abilities.

BENEFITS: Back to top 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 (E.O. 13473), etc. is available on our website at http://www.tinker-af.org/jobs/otherinfo.htm

HOW TO APPLY: Back to top

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes all of the following steps:

1. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

2. Your resume containing past Employers names, dates and hours worked, and detailed work experience .

3. Additional Required Documents (such as college transcripts, proper documentation of veteran's status, etc) - A complete listing can be found under Required Documents.

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time (ET) on Friday, March 01, 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, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 759857. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

NOTE: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. Print this OPM Form 1203-FX to provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf and

3. Fax the competed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for you fax transmission.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For a complete list of required documents, go to the website linked below. It is your responsibility to provide the appropriate documents needed to determine your eligibility and/or qualifications for this announcement. DO NOT provide letters of appreciation, copies of performance appraisals, position descriptions, etc.

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

NOTE: Should you have any questions about the application process, rather than inquire by e-mail you are encouraged to call and speak with a Human Resource Representative at the Delegated Examining Office at (405) 739-3272. Hours are 8:00-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO: Job Information Center
Phone: (405)739-3272
Email: AFPC.DEO@TINKER.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE
AFPC/DPIDOE TAFB Operating Location
4028 HILLTOP ROAD
TINKER AFB, OK
73145-2713
USA

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