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Andrews AFB, Maryland
Closing date
Sep 28, 2022

The primary purpose of this position is: To remove, install, modify, overhaul, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, align, calibrate, and rebuild multi-system avionics complexes consisting of multiple completely integrated electronic avionics systems where the complex
accomplishes a number of major functions. The worker in this career field must demonstrate the ability to perform
maintenance on one or more complete electronic integrated systems associated with the assigned aircraft and/or
maintenance on automatic flight control systems, instrument systems, environmental systems, radar, communications, and navigation systems.

-Removes, installs, modifies, overhauls, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs, aligns, calibrates, and
rebuilds multi-system avionics complexes consisting of multiple completely integrated electronic avionics
systems where the complex accomplishes a number of major functions.
-Performs pretest, operational (functional), or final testing of electronic systems, components, or
-Advises engineering personnel on the operation and maintenance effects of proposed Time
Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO) and/or modifications on new or existing equipment.
-Utilizes safety practices and tool control procedures following established safety rules and
regulations to maintain a safe and clean work area.
-Prepares/executes effective training plans to maximize training.
-Documents/recommends methods to improve equipment performance, technical data, and
maintenance procedures by reporting hardware and software malfunctions, initiates material deficiency
reports both on equipment and in technical data, and assists in design changes as necessary.
-Complies with security procedures, regulations and policies.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see
  • A Secret Security Clearance is required
  • PCS expenses are authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Position is subject to random drug testing
  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
  • Performs shift work with uncommon tours of duty.
  • May be required to support other units in performing maintenance.
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • Must be a current member of the AF Reserve or willing/qualified to join
  • May be required to fly in military or contract aircraft for TDY maintenance or training, in accordance with the JTRs.
  • The incumbent?s regular assignments are ART duties; however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities.
  • Work schedule will be aligned to allow incumbent to fully participate in unit training assemblies (UTA).
  • AFSC: 2A8X1G


Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C-WG-2600 Electronic Equipment Installation and Maintenance Family. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element 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 you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

The screen out element for this position is to do the job of a Electronic Integrated Systems Mechanic without more than normal supervision

JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1. Knowledge of electronic theories and practices of one or more complex integrated systems such as fire control, inertial navigation, or automatic landing control systems; of integrated electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, optical, and mechanical systems; of such applications as radar, digital or analog computers, digital display devices, equipment cooling, and of the technology and practices which integrate these components into a total functional system; and of mathematics including algebra and basic trigonometric functions to adapt standard function to the specific requirements of the integrated systems. Skill in the use of standard hand and power tools of the electronics trade.
2. Skill in the set up and operation of computer controlled automated test equipment (ATE) and test stands, oscilloscopes ( dual trace, storage, digitized), spectrum, network and distortion analyzers, frequency counters, and signal generators; in interpreting complex drawings, specifications, and schematics of complete integrated systems to recognize the function and interconnections of components, assemblies, subassemblies, and connecting cable harness; and in troubleshooting, installing, repairing, and maintaining electronic integrated systems where circuit theory must be used to understand the operation of a large number of circuits and functions, and the interaction of subsystems which create malfunctions.
3. Comprehensive knowledge of testing and troubleshooting techniques and procedures utilizing a variety of test devices and ability to analyze modify, and repair complex electrical or environmental systems and components on assigned aircraft. (Applies to 5th Generation Aircraft Only)
4. Skill in calibrating and adjusting components such as amplifiers, proximity boxes, generators, and voltage regulators. (Apples to sih Generation Aircraft Only) Ability to read and interpret a variety of technical data such as schematic diagrams, blueprints and technical orders relating to the electronics trade.
5. Comprehensive knowledge of operation, capabilities and limitations of complex electronic systems complicated by a variety of multi component assemblies and devices. Ability to use a variety of electronic, electrical, or electromechanical test and measurement equipment.
6. Ability to interpret and comply with regulations and instructions on security, safety, documentation, and other publications governing the performance of duties. Ability to effectively communicate with workers and supervisors in English using both oral and written reports.

Physical Effort
Physical effort involves lifting components and equipment and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Items
lifted generally weigh up to 40 pounds and occasionally objects weighing in excess of 40 pounds. Requires a high
degree of manual dexterity, eye to hand coordination, prolonged standing, walking, and normal color vision.

Working Conditions
Work is performed inside in a shop environment and outside on the aircraft, subject to inclement weather.
Mechanics are subject to injuries such as cuts and bruises and may be subject to danger from exposure to hazardous
materials, high pressure air, high noise level, electrical shock, RF radiation, and burns from soldering irons.

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.

Additional information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here . To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a completed copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSP. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist.

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application . The Vacancy ID is 11636090

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and restriction from the workplace.

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Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017" suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit GSA Bulletin FTR 20-04 here for additional information.

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