This is an Air Reserve Technician Enlisted position Air Reserve Technicians are part of the regular civil service and enjoy all the benefits granted to Federal employees in the competitive civil service.
In addition, ARTs are required to maintain active membership in an Air Force Reserve unit so long as they occupy Air Reserve Technician positions.
As members of reserve units, ARTs receive on average one weekend of military training per month.
In addition, they are eligible for 15 days active duty tour each year for which military leave is granted with full civilian pay.
Air Reserve units and members are subject to immediate call to active duty in mobilization to meet a national emergency.
This is a standing register used to fill position at AFRC locations as vacancies occur for SHEET METAL MECHANIC (AIRCRAFT), WG-3806-08 vacancies with promotion potential to WG-3806-10 for the period of FEB 2018 TO 31 JUL 2018.
The first cut-off for this announcement is two (2) weeks from the opening date of this announcement.
After the first cut off the cut-off will be the 25th of each month thereafter.
Therefore, if we receive your application by midnight on the 25th of the month, you are eligible to go on the register the following month.
Some positions covered may or may not be obligated.
Therefore, the selectee may be displaced by reassignment or reduction in force procedures at a later time should the previous incumbent exercise his/her reemployment rights.
Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the Air Force Reserve.
Retired military personnel who have active Air Force Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position and unit) on their application.
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A specific length of experience or training is not required.
However, you must have experience and/or training (military or civilian, paid or unpaid) of sufficient scope and quality to be able to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying.
You must show that you have the experience as identified in the Job Elements listed below as they relate to the position for which you are applying.
Since your rating will be based upon the information you supply in your application (resume), you should be as detailed as possible and use the following Job Elements as a guide to assist you in identifying your relevant work experience.
Use the following Job Elements as a guide to assist you in identifying your relevant work experience: Element A - Ability to do the Work of a Sheet Metal Mechanic (Aircraft/Painter): Ability to work independently, make decisions, and plan operations.
Element B - Ability to Use Hand Tools, Power Tools, and Metal Working Machines for the Sheet Metal Work: Independently select and use or operate, as needed, a complete cross-section of the types of hand and powered machines used.
Element C - Ability to Assemble, Disassemble, Fabricate, and Repair Sheet Metal systems, Components and Items: Perform sheet metal work requiring precision and coordination covering such functions as assembly, disassembly, fabrication, installation and repair of sheet metal portions of systems, system components, items, and equipment.
Element K - Ability to Work from Instructions, Specifications, Blueprints, Personal Inspections, etc.: Ability to analyze, interpret, an follow work orders, blueprints, specifications, and sketches; and to prescribe necessary work specifications on the basis of personal inspection.
Element L -Knowledge and Skills for Making Layouts, Patterns, and Templates Using Recognized Trade Methods and Practices: Ability to develop and transfer sheet metal shapes, forms, and outlines from drawings, sketches, blueprints, and work orders.
Element M - Knowledge of Materials: Ability to use materials, coating and chemicals used in performing structural/corrosion control work.
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.
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