Washington D.C.
Jun 14, 2017
Jun 22, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

The selectee for this position will serve as a Powered Support Systems Repairer. This position is located at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River in the Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic (FRCMA) Patuxent River, Support Equipment (SE) Division, Support Equipment maintenance work centers. FRCMA Patuxent River provides maintenance support on aircraft components, engines and support equipment. This support is provided for Naval Test Wing Atlantic squadrons and Naval Test Pilot School, conducting test and evaluation (T&E) of aircraft weapon systems and their components. The Powered Support Systems Repairer performs intermediate level maintenance on aircraft ground handling and other support equipment, electric, gasoline and diesel powered equipment, mechanical support equipment and non-powered servicing equipment.

  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

  • No

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
  • See Other Information section for additional requirements.
  • In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

    Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must 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 quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below.

    This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Experience performing the common and repetitive duties of a Powered Support Systems Repairer: disassemble components; replace and/or parts; assist in tuning engines; adjust brakes; adjust ignition/injector timing; accomplish periodic maintenance on a variety of aircraft GSE; use common tools and test equipment to maintain GSE/PSE; utilize technical manuals, directives and/or work instructions; assist Journey Level mechanics in more complex tasks.

    Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C). Additional qualification information can be found at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/tabindx.asp.

    You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


    All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.

    You must be able to pass a pre-employment physical.
    You may be required to travel, up to 5% of the time, to support the mission.
    You must be able to distinguish colors and shades of colors.
    You must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
    you must possess, or be able to obtain and maintain a valid state driver's license.


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