Air Force Global Strike Command
$69,205.00 to $80,746.00
Open & closing dates
$69,205 to $80,746 per year
Pay scale & grade
Few vacancies in the following location:
Minot AFB, ND
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Individuals with a disability
This position is in the Air Force Global Strike Command.
The mission of the Air Force Global Strike Command is to develop and provide safe, secure and credible combat-ready forces for nuclear deterrence and global strike operations to support the President of the United States and combatant commanders.
to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide:
Internal Employees (Air Force Employee - Current Permanent Competitive Service Career/Career-Conditional Employee and Current Permanent AF DCIPS Employees with Reinstatement Rights to the Competitive Service)
DoD Transfer - Army, Navy, DFAS, etc. (Excluding Air Force)
Former Federal Employees (Reinstatement)
Schedule A - Individual with Disabilities - click here for additional information
ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program)
Non-DoD Transfer (OPM, VA, Dept of Labor, etc.)
VEOA (Veterans Employment Opportunity Act)
VRA (Veterans' Recruitment Appointment)
You MUST have one or more listed eligibilities to be considered. Eligibility claims must be supported with required documentation submitted with each application package to be considered. Transfer and Reinstatement eligibles must provide their most current SF-50 and the SF-50 reflecting the highest grade held if not reflected on most current/separation SF-50. *Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list.
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The hourly rate for this position: $33.16 - $38.69 The primary purpose of this position is to provide full performance level welding work in the manufacture, repair, modification, and assembly of various types of metal and alloy parts, equipment, systems, and structures. To provide full performance level work in constructing, installing, repairing, and modifying wood and wood substitute structures and items requiring close tolerance fit and structural soundness; and to perform routine maintenance and repair of locking devices and safes.
Plans and lays out welding assignments from blueprints, sketches, drawings, specifications, and work orders.
Independently applies skilled methods, techniques, and advanced shop mathematics to construct, install, repair, and modify a wide variety of structures.
Performs routine maintenance, overhaul, and repair of standard types of mechanical locking devices such as mortise, rim, key-in-the-knob, deadbolt, office equipment, padlocks, and emergency exit locks.
Uses and maintains tools and equipment and performs duties in a safe manner, utilizing safety practices and procedures, and complying with established safety rules and regulations.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Federal Employees, VEOA, VRA, military spouses and Individuals with Disabilities. See Job Summary for further information on Who May Apply.
Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.
Job family (Series)
4749 Maintenance Mechanic
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
A security clearance will be required
May drive motor vehicle. Appropriate valid driver's license is required.
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.
A pre-employment physical examination may/will be required.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: May be required to obtain or have previous or current SAE-AMS-STD-1595 welding certification.
May be required to obtain or have General Services Administration safe inspection certification.
Shift work may be required, may also require emergency overtime and to Remain Over Night (RON).
The work requires the employee to drive a motor vehicle, an appropriate valid driver's license is required.
May be required to train and/or guide lower grade or lesser experienced employees as required.
May be required to be certified for working with/and or removing hazardous materials.
This is a designated drug testing position. Incumbent may be subject to random testing for drug use.
QUALIFICATIONS: The following summarizes the qualification standard for this position found in the Job Qualifications System for Trades and Labor Occupations (Handbook X-118C); for additional information click here
. To qualify, there is no specific length of training or experience required; however, you must be able to demonstrate enough experience in your application to show you possess sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position at the level for which applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.
The screen out element for this position is ABILITY TO DO THE WORK OF A MAINTENANCE MECHANIC POSITION WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION.
JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of a wide range of welding principles, processes, and techniques and how various metals and metal alloys react to welding processes.
2. Knowledge of carpentry methods and techniques and precision carpentry equipment, and skill in reading and interpreting blueprints, diagrams, sketches, and technical specifications.
3. Intermediate knowledge of standard mechanical Locking devices and safes.
4. Knowledge of advanced shop mathematics to plan, compute, and lay out more complex and exact projects; and of regulations, procedures, and policies related to records maintenance and documentation. Knowledge of safety regulations, practices, and procedures and environmental standards and requirements; and regulations, procedures, and policies.
5. Skill in formulating plans, patterns, and templates involving straight and curved edges or irregular curves, angles and planes; layout and pattern development in fabricating complex items from a variety of materials such as galvanized or stain less steel, black iron, aluminum, and alloys; in using and maintaining a variety of metal and welding tools, equipment, and measuring instruments.
6. Skill in using, setting-up, operating, and maintaining a variety of woodworking power and hand tools/equipment; constructing, installing, repairing, and modifying wood structures; and in interpreting complex instructions, sketches, blueprints, and building codes. Ability to produce finished products with precise fits, accurate dimensions, and acceptable performance.
Work encompasses strenuous physical exertion which includes; climbing up and down ladders and scaffolds; 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. Uses hand and power tools and equipment that my require standing and holding tools in uncomfortable positions for extended periods. The work requires considerable bending, kneeling and stooping. On-site work typically requires crawling, climbing on ladders, scaffolds, and roof tops. Strenuous physical exertion is sometimes required when handling heavy and bulky materials such as sheets of plywood and other construction materials . May lift and move materials up to 40 pounds, unassisted , and occasionally life or move heavier items with the assistance of lifting devices or other workers.
Works both inside and outside and is subject to a moderate amount of noise and vibrations from the shop machines. When working outside is subject to a variety of weather conditions. Subject to cuts, bruises, falls and bums. Is exposed to 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 when performing eye hazardous operations. Works in shops and at job sites. In shops, is exposed to moderate high noise levels from operating machinery, sawdust in the air, glue fumes, and hazards associated with woodworking and related power equipment. At job sites, may be exposed to weather conditions and hazards of working on and around scaffolds and ladders and subject to cuts, bruises, and contusions. May work in confined areas such as crawl spaces and attics which may be dusty and dirty. Uses protective devices such as ear plugs, safety glasses, respirators, and gloves.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here
. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.
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 here
for more information.
90-Day Register: 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.
Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
The resume/documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of not qualified or insufficient information and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
All Federal Wage Schedule (FWS) applicants must complete the assessment questionnaire in its entirety or it will result in an ineligible rating. Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications)
If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is most recent. It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.
2. A complete Application Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number, and last four digits of your social security number.
Background checks and security clearance
The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here
to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming. Online Application - Questionnaire
Resume - must include beginning and ending month and year for each employment period, hours worked and supervisor
Transcripts - if qualifying based on education or positive education series (can be a copy)
Registration/License - active, current registration/license if applicable for the position
Veterans' Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214 which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act Chapter 21 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2108a, requires Federal agencies treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a certification of active service in lieu of a DD-214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The service member's military service dates are necessary in order to determine whether he or she meets the definition of veteran under 5 U.S.C. 2108(1). The certification must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission. The certification 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 (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, under paragraph (h) of the rule, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD-214 or other appropriate documentation. Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid certification of service with their initial application will be found not eligible. Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 01/18/2018
To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10113873
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 application questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Application button at the end of the process.
If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application
. The Vacancy ID is 10113873
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Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.
Agency contact information
Total Force Service Center
GBS Minot AFB
201 Missile Avenue
Minot AFB, ND
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If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application.Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.
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 do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.
Fair & Transparent
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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Air Force Global Strike Command
Website : http://www.afgsc.af.mil/
The AFGSC History page contains stories, photos and videos about Air Force Global Strike Command, as well our lineage to the Strategic Air Command. All products are provided by the AFGSC History Office. For more information about Air Force History in general, visit the Air Force History site.