This National Guard position is for a SHEET METAL MECHANIC (AIRCRAFT), Position Description Number D1371000 and is part of the AR ANG 189 MAI SQ, National Guard.
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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.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training that has provided the candidate with the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories, and components, and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications.
Must be skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipment.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have 18 months of the following: Experience 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.
PLACEMENT FACTORS: Applicants should demonstrate through prior experience the following: (1) Skill to perform inspection procedures to include aircraft and/or aircraft support equipment work and daily shop operations.
(2) Knowledge of metal working equipment and tools of the trade.
(3) Ability to repair, modify and install honeycomb, phenolic and Plexiglas components on aircraft and/or aircraft support equipment.
(4) Knowledge of corrosion control and ability to treat and protect surfaces and components.
(5) Ability to read and follow blueprints, schematics, drawings and technical orders in repair and/or modification of aircraft and/or aircraft support equipment.
(6) Completion of appropriate technical school/Career Development Courses (CDCs).