The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win?in air, space and cyberspace.
To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power.
That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations.
Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.
Applications will be accepted from United States citizens (U.S. citizenship required at time of application).
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
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For information on veteran's preference click here Military Spouse Preference (MSP): Click here for specific program requirements.
To request MSP hiring preference, you must submit the following documents: Application or resume; Statement requesting MSP; and Copy of military sponsor's PCS orders
Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C; for additional information click here.
Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must meet any screen-out element(s) listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary 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.
JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Ability to do the work of a NonDestructive Tester without more than normal supervision.
(SCREEN OUT ELEMENT) Knowledge of technical practices and skill to set up and operate ultrasonic, eddy-current, and radiographic equipment to examine a variety of parts, components, or material to detect hidden subsurface flaws, corrosion and separation in bonded and honeycomb structures; integrity of welds; precision dimensional and volume measurements; hardness of materials; and to determine if defects found render the article acceptable or unacceptable.
Ability to use of Measuring Instructions develop, modify, and adapt ultrasonic-eddy current, and industrial x-ray radiographic methods and techniques of nondestructive testing to investigate failures in critical aircraft structures and components when existing inspection procedures, techniques, and acceptability standards are nonexistent or not applicable.
Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, and control directives, engineering drawings, NDI literature, and technical orders concerning nondestructive testing methods and procedures.
Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment bench stock levels of parts, materials, tools and equipment at prescribed levels.
Knowledge of metals articles suspended in the oil taken from particular aircraft engine.
Knowledge of safety regulations and procedures.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.
You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
United States Citizens