Aircraft Pneudraulic Systems Mechanic Job in SIOUX CITY, IA

Vacancy No. IA-10606832-AF-19-175 Department Air National Guard Units
Salary $20.48 to $26.18 Grade 8 to 10
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/17/2019 Close Date 10/17/2019
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
SIOUX CITY, IA


Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
Overview
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 09/17/2019 to 10/17/2019

  • Service

    Excepted

  • Pay scale & grade

    WG 8 - 10

  • Salary

    $20.48 to $26.18 per hour

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Sioux City, IA 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

No

This job is open to
  • National Guard & Reserves

    Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.

Clarification from the agency

Applicants must be willing and eligible to become a member of the 185th ARW, Sioux City, Iowa Air National Guard

Announcement number

IA-10606832-AF-19-175

Control number

545947500

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    IOWA AIR NATIONAL GUARD - TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION
    Applicants must be willing and eligible to become a member of the 185th ARW, Sioux City, Iowa Air National Guard. Please contact a recruiter at (712)233-0413 to verify military membership eligibility.

    LOCATION: 185th ARW, Sioux City, Iowa

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    Responsibilities

    As a AIRCRAFT PNEUDRAULIC SYSTEMS MECHANIC, WG-8268-8/10 your duties are below;

    1. Utilizing electrical wiring diagrams, blueprints, schematics and technical publications, determines extent and type of preventative and/or repair maintenance required. Performs organizational and intermediate maintenance on aircraft fuel systems, components, and equipment to include fuel cells, drop tanks, regulators, pumps, relief valves and fuel accessories. Also performs required maintenance activities associated with time compliance technical orders (TCTC) involving aircraft fuel systems, inflight refueling systems and related components.
    2. Connects power sources, and using cockpit controls, gauges and additional precision instruments, performs operational and functional checks of inflight refueling, single point refueling and fuel transfer systems and related valves, pumps, switches, selectors, and control devices.
    3. Performs leak check of aircraft fuel systems by visual inspection or by removal of panels and dye tracing fuel leaks. Determines serviceability of fuel cell sealant and replaces it when required. Examines faulty components and determines feasibility of repair, replacement and/or need for submitting unsatisfactory reports. Repairs, reassembles, and installs fuel system components and performs operational tests using bench and other related test equipment.
    4. Diagnoses and overhauls fuel accessories by disassembling, cleaning, and examining parts for corrosion, scratches, cracks or other damage. Replaces gaskets and worn parts, reassembles accessories, adjusts and tests to insure proper operation in accordance with standards in technical data. Controls entry into fuel cell repair areas.
    5. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as ORI, IG, and DE inspections, mobility, and command support exercises. May be required to perform such additional duties as structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operator, maintenance of facilities and equipment, or serve as a member of a team to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies.
    6. Performs other duties as assigned. D0097000

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    10

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires military membership in a compatible military assignment in the Iowa Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of this excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
    APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 10/17/2019 . FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR NOT RECEIVING CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations Section of this Announcement to understand the qualification requirements, and the How to Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying.

    Military Rank Requirements: Enlisted (TSgt and below)
    AFSC Compatibility: 2A6XX
    Security Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security clearance
    Must have a valid state driver's license

    Qualifications
    In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Applicants who do not fully address the minimum/specialized experience needed for the position in their resume will not be referred for consideration.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Experience or training which demonstrates your knowledge of basic electrical and mechanical principles; knowledge of troubleshooting procedures used to isolate malfunctions in aircraft pneudraulic systems; and ability to use technical manuals, equipment specifications, and test calibration procedures in performing the work.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: WG-8268-08; Must have experience in the following:
    1. Experience or training which provided a knowledge of basic electrical and mechanical principles.
    2. Experience in fabricating fuel, oil and vacuum hose lines.
    3. Experience in servicing, maintaining, disassembling assembling, repairing and testing hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
    4. Experience in diagnosing malfunctions and overhauling pneudraulic accessories by disassembling, cleaning part and examining parts.
    5. Experience in diagnosing trouble and determining remedies.
    6. Experience in servicing, maintaining, disassembling, assembling and repairing pneudraulic ground equipment.
    7. Experience using hand tools and test equipment.
    8. Experience that demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications and publications
    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: WG-8268-10; Must have experience in the following:
    1. Experience or training which provided a knowledge of basic electrical and mechanical principles.
    2. Experience in fabricating fuel, oil and vacuum hose lines.
    3. Experience in servicing, maintaining, disassembling assembling, repairing and testing hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
    4. Experience in diagnosing malfunctions and overhauling pneudraulic accessories by disassembling, cleaning part and examining parts.
    5. Experience in diagnosing trouble and determining remedies.
    6. Experience in repairing, rebuilding and overhauling major systems of ground equipment and pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
    7. Experience in mechanical repairs using hand tools and test equipment.
    8. Experience that demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications and publication
    Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a secret clearance as required by this position. If the selectee does not possess the applicable security clearance when hired, application must be made within 30 days of the start date. Failure to make application for the required security clearance will result in termination of employment.
    Failure to complete NGB prescribed courses at the PEC for new FTS personnel within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment or termination of FTS.
    ENLISTMENT CASH BONUSES: Acceptance of a technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be applicable. Please contact your Education Office prior to accepting a position with the Iowa Army National Guard.
    Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

    If you are a male applicant born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).



    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for this position:

    1. Knowledge of fuel systems maintenance practices and procedures, incumbent troubleshoots the systems and determines extent and type of preventive and/or repair maintenance required and performs all necessary repairs, installation, and operational checks
    2. Knowledge of aircraft structures and of the relationship of pneudraulic systems to the structure and to other systems aboard the aircraft
    3. Knowledge of the work of mechanics in other trades, as for example, electrical and sheet metal, working in the environs of the aircraft structure
    4. Knowledge of electrical shop functions for testing, and the Structural Repair Shop for sheet metal repair and sealant work.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    No

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed.

  • Benefits
    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

    A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

    To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

    Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

    After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

    You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.



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    Agency contact information Stephanie Hines Stephanie Hines
    Address

    IA 185th ARW
    2920 Headquarters Ave
    Sioux City, IA 51111-1300
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    Next steps

    Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

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