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:
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 - 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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MAJOR JOB DUTIES:
Provide discussions lectures and demonstrations at the worksite in all phases of work.
Instruct trainees by means lectures, demonstrations, group discussions and review of air accessories equipment.
Technical knowledge of special tools, hand tools and complex equipment such as dial indicators, depth micrometers, test consoles and other air or fluid measuring devices.
Utilize safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulation to maintain a safe and clean work environment.
THE HOURLY RATE FOR THIS POSITION IS: $ 23.61 - $ 27.53.
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At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (WL-09) or equivalent. Specialized experience must include knowledge of pneudraulic systems, special equipment for accomplishment of overhaul, repair, modification calibrations and test of air condition and pressurization components; explaining the use of technical orders and preparation of materials before working; verifies and inspects accomplished workload.
For FWS positions, please refer to the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) website at
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs)
Knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, and basic electrical and mechanical principles to repair and test various complex hydraulic and pneumatic components, subsystems and systems that are designed to respond to proportional input of variable forces or conditions, control
rates of change
and have multiple stage functions and automatic reset or adjustment circuits
such as pressure
regulating and unloading valves, jet engine compressor bleed governors and anti icing valves, motors, actuator, servo and cylinders, similar
items on ground, aircraft or missile systems.
2. Skill to modify and assemble parts to specified tolerance, remove defects by honing or lapping until specified measurements are met and adjust for alignment to meet technical specifications relating to modifications.
Skill to apply standard formulas, shop mathematics, trade theories and industry practices in isolating the causes of malfunctions; to hook up and operate
a pneumatic test stand to perform dynamic and static pressure tests and valves performance tests; and to make electrical test of components in pneudraulic systems.
Maintain records, document actions manually or on a computer terminal.
4. Ability to use hand tools, jigs, fixtures
and instruments such as feeler gauges,
micrometers, force indicators, dynamometers, voltmeters, ammeters, profilometers, optical flat instruments, read, interpret and use of technical orders, manufacturers manuals, parts supply books, blueprints, and schematic diagrams.
Ability to make qualitative evaluations of the internal seals and leak rates of components, check all parts for critical dimensions, analyze the causes of failures and make the necessary repairs and adjustments to render the components serviceable within required specifications.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Frequently required to work in awkward or cramped conditions when positioning items in test stands, and to exercise visual and tactile sensitivity in lapping, polishing, adjusting, and aligning items.
Frequently handles objects weighing up to 20 pounds, and occasionally objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Hoists, lifts, and other workers are available
to assist moving heavier
Required to lift, reach, push, pull, bend, walk, sit, and stand for prolonged periods of time.
Work is usually performed in areas that are adequately lighted, ventilated, and heated. Frequently exposed to loud noise from the movement of machinery and test equipment; to the possibility of cuts, burns, electrical shock, and bruises from moving parts of machinery; and to unpleasant conditions from dirt, grease, fuel, toxic fumes, solvents, and gases.
Various protective devices such as gloves, ear plugs, face shields, safety shoes, and safety glasses are used.
Other significant facts pertaining to this position are:
I. May be required to work overtime, rotating shifts, uncommon tours, weekends, etc.
The work may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver's license
may be required for the position.
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.
Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the position.
Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum specialized experience requirements for the position.
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
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 Tuesday, February 05, 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 829492. 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.
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The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement.
resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and
- If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your
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
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.
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Tinker Air Force Base
3001 Staff Drive
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