Oregon Air National Guard
$26.73 to $31.21
Open & closing dates
$26.73 to $31.21 per hour
Pay scale & grade
1 vacancy in the following location:
New Castle, DE
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
National Guard & Reserves
Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.
Clarification from the agency
All applicants who are willing and eligible to join the Delaware Air National Guard (All Areas)
FEDERAL TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT THIS IS A MILITARY POSITION
INDEFINITE - MAY CONVERT TO PERMANENT AT MANAGEMENT DISCRETION
DUAL STATUS, NON-BARGAINING
DE 166 Maintenance Squadron
Open to applicants in Areas of Consideration: I, II, III
AREA I = All presently employed Delaware Air National Guard permanent federal technicians.
AREA II = All currently active members of the Delaware Air National Guard.
AREA III = Must be willing to become a member of the Delaware Air National Guard
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a SHEET METAL MECHANIC (AIRCRAFT), Position Description Number D1371000and is part of the DE 166 Maintenance Squadron, National Guard.
The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
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As a SHEET METAL MECHANIC (AIRCRAFT), WG-3806-10, you will
(1) Independently inspects aircraft and determines the nature and extent of repairs to be made, using applicable technical orders as guidelines. Works directly on the aircraft and its components, fulfilling such tasks as removal, repair, modification and installation of parts and assemblies, such as frames, stringers, longerons, bulkheads, beams, ribs, spars, skin, cowling, brackets, faring, access doors, panels and other related items. May be required to clear red X conditions.
(2) Repairs cracks in aircraft skin. Fabricates and fits patches to damaged areas, determining repair detail necessary to retain or restore original strength.
(3) Troubleshoots aircraft structural repair situations in such areas as fuselage, tails, wings, cowlings, and stabilizers. Removes, forms, fits, and installs highly stressed and double contoured skins, using hand or powered drilling and cutting tools and other metal working equipment.
(4) Aligns and balances component structures and airframe using precision measuring instruments and levels.
(5) Inspects damage or deterioration and determines repair or replacement of plastic, fiberglass, composites, bonded structures, and bonded honeycomb assemblies using powered and nonpowered tools and equipment.
(6) Manufactures and ensures that metal tubing, conduits and cables are fabricated and tested in accordance with drawings and specifications. Fabricates and repairs flexible control cables.
(7) Prepares and designs layout, dies, jigs, and templates necessary to carry out fabrication repair or modification of aircraft, engine, AGE, and other equipment. Works from blueprints, technical orders diagrams, and work orders.
(8) Applies protective coatings, markings, and decals after proper removal of corrosion and treatment of metals. Uses conventional paint spray equipment, electrostatic spray equipment, brushes and special applicators when applying primers and surface coatings.
(9) Identifies, blends, stores, controls, and disposes of hazardous materials such as acids, caustics, alcohols, solvents, cleaners, primers and surface coatings used for corrosion removal, treatment and protection in accordance with applicable directives.
(10) May assist in training of drill status guard members and in maintenance of publication files of applicable technical orders, regulations, manuals and local directives.
(11) Performs other duties as assigned.
Job family (Series)
3806 Sheet Metal Mechanic
Conditions of Employment
Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
Military Grades: E-4/SrA - E-5/SSgt
Compatible Military Assignments: 2A753/2A773
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training with the planning, manufacture, and installation of circular, square, or rectangular-shaped objects. This includes but is not limited to the layout, manufacture and forming of items using metalworking tools to form, cut, bend, and fasten replacement or repair parts to damaged structures and components. Experience checking repairs for serviceability according to specifications and technical publications. Experience with corrosion identification, removal, and applying coatings and markings.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience or training in planning projects using metalworking equipment. Experience using more complicated shop tools and equipment. Experience in using metals including aluminum, stainless steel, titanium, and honeycomb material. Experience demonstrating the use of complicated mathematical calculations and complicated measuring instruments.experience working with specialized fasteners such as Camlocks, nutplates, Hiloks, friction lock fasteners, and solid rivets. Experience manufacturing jigs, fixtures, forming blocks, and molds. Experience in corrosion identification, removal, repair, and prevention; cleaning of metals; application of protective coatings, and markings; proper mixing, and storage of primers, paints, and proper handling and disposal of hazardous waste and materials.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
If you are a male applicant who was 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 be registered or 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
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
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.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Attention to Detail, Knowledge of Metals, Metal Processing and Metalworking, Physical Strength, and Stamina
Background checks and security clearance
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 (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.
2. Other supporting documents: DNG 51R, OF 306, and other supporting documentation.
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How to Apply
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10140452
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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Agency contact information
DE 166 Maintenance Squadron
2602 Spruance Drive
New Castle, DE
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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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Oregon Air National Guard
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