Electronics Mechanic

Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Jun 15, 2017
Jun 26, 2017
Full Time

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
The mission of the 12th Aviation Battalion is to conduct contingency operations for the National Capital Region and to provide aviation support for the nation's leaders. The unit supplies this support whenever called upon and provides whatever is needed to enhance the mission of the Nation's Capital. The 12th Aviation Battalion is part of the Army Air Operations Group, U.S. Army Military District of Washington, headquartered at Fort McNair, Washington.

The President has ordered a government-wide hiring freeze subject to certain limited exceptions.  This position is subject to the hiring freeze.  Although we are moving forward with the consideration of candidates, we will not make a selection for this vacancy announcement unless and until the position is no longer subject to the hiring freeze.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

  • Not Required

  • No

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Screen Out Element: Ability to do the work of an Electronics Mechanic Without Normal Supervision. Applicants must meet the screen out elements to be considered further. To meet the screen out elements, applicants should document experience performing work such as troubleshoot, install and remove equipment in the UH-60 Blackhawk aircraft. Inspect and test equipment for serviceability. Adjust, align, and calibrate required units or components, and align with system. Read schematics, wiring diagrams and diagnose avionics and electrical wiring problems. Perform repairs on the UH-60 Blackhawk electrical systems, components and environmental systems.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair

Knowledge of Testing Equipment Electronics and  Electronics Theory

Ability to use Hand and Power Tools

Skill in Trouble shooting and Applying New Methods

Physical effort: Assignments require light to moderate physical effort. Frequently carries, lifts and handles items weighing up to 40 pounds. Occasionally handles items weighing over 40 pounds. Assistance is usually available with heavy items. Work is usually performed in a sitting position for extended periods. Work requires frequent standing, climbing, bending and, occasionally, working in cramped and awkward positions.

Working Conditions: Work is usually performed inside in well lighted, heated, and ventilated areas. Works in aircraft and outside where exposed to all types of weather. Subject to cuts, bruises, scrapes, broken bones, and serious burns caused by electrical shock, RF energy, and hot components. Subject to falls when working on antenna apparatus. Works in noise hazard areas requiring an annual audiometric evaluation.


Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • Requires pre-employment physical.
  • Requires pre-employment and random urinalysis testing.
  • This position requires a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) background investigation.

Not Applicable

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