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NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT: This is an excepted service position and as such requires active membership in the Alaska Air National Guard, be assigned to a compatible military assignment and wear of the military uniform.
Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
Applicants who are not a current member of the Alaska Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment if selected for this position.
For enlistment/appointment information, contact (907) 644-8033.
Opened Area(s) of Consideration: 1, 2, 3 DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION: Area 1 - AKNG permanent or indefinite technicians, excepted or competitive civil service currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard.
Area 2 - All Traditional Guard or Active Guard Reserves (AGR) members currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard.
Area 3 - All other current military members who are eligible to join the Alaska Air National Guard.
PDCN: D1371000 Selecting Supervisor: Thomas Andrukiewicz
GENERAL EXPERIENCE is experience or training that has provided the candidate with the ability to plan, manufacture, and install cylindrical, square, or rectangular-shaped objects that have easily constructed fastenings such as single and double-hem edges and single, double or grooved seams.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is experience which is directly related to the position to be filled and which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position.
WG-10 - Experience or training in planning, layout, and construction skills to manufacture items and systems with dovetailed seams, set-in-bottom seams, burred-bottom seams, or wired or lock seams.
Experience using more complicated shop tools and equipment.
Experience in using metals including stainless steel, copper sheet, magnesium, honeycomb material and alloys.
Experience demonstrating the use of more complicated mathematical calculations and complicated measuring instruments.
Length of time is not of itself qualifying.
Your experience will be evaluated on the basis of duties performed.
Your record of experience and/or training must show possession of the following knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position: - Knowledge of aircraft design and structure as well as testing procedures and prevention of metal corrosion.
- Skilled in the use of various complicated tools and equipment.
- Knowledge of metal strength characteristics (annealing, tempering and normalizing) in the selection of the proper materials for repair.
- Ability to do the work of an Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic without more than normal supervision.
- Knowledge of materials, techniques, practices, and procedures related to sheet metal structural and composite structural tasks.
- Skill in layout and pattern development; skill in fabricating complex items from a variety of materials such as stainless steel, aluminum alloys, honeycomb material; skill in using and maintaining a variety of metal shop tools, equipment, and measuring instruments such as drill presses, rivet guns, punches, metal saws, dimplers, and permaswedge tube repair kits; skill in assembling, fabricating, and repairing aircraft structural components, and materials.
- Ability to inspect and evaluate structural damage to sheet metal and composite systems sufficient to plan and accomplish repairs; ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, sketches, and technical specifications; ability to maintain professional, courteous and cooperative interaction with coworkers, sections, and organization; ability to communicate and appropriately document work orally and in writing both manually and through computer based access methods.
- Knowledge of work area cleanliness, upkeep, and foreign object debris prevention sufficient to clean work area and/or job site upon completion of work; knowledge of federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules, regulations, and instructions relating to hazardous materials storage, hazardous waste disposal along with chemical shelf life program.
- Skill in preparing and painting a variety of surfaces common to aircraft interiors and exteriors in accordance with accepted surface preparing and coating methods and techniques; skill in using and maintaining a variety or painting and surface preparations equipment such as powered spray units, sanders, grinders, vacuum blasters, pit depth gauges, and computer operated stencil machines.
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