As a Composite Fabricator WG-4352-10, you will perform the below duties:
1. Improves, modifies, fabricates, and designs repairs for low observable assemblies, sub-assemblies, and components ensuring proper weight to strength ratios are met and maintains structural and low observable integrity requirements including associated aircraft structural composites. Removes, inspects, designs, and implements emergency repairs using various novel techniques or methods. Documents maintenance actions in applicable automated system and/or records. Advises and provides documents to associated engineers, overhauls, reinstalls, or adjusts irregular surfaces, control system components, assemblies/sub-assemblies, and specialized coatings. Identifies and discusses potential problems in new designs or maintenance methods and procedures with engineers and other originators, advises on improvements in repair and maintenance methods including application techniques.
3. Performs repair, application, and maintenance of corrosion preventatives and paints on aircraft, powered, and non-powered AGE (aerospace ground equipment). Identifies metal corrosion. Performs necessary testing to identify type of corrosion present by examination with magnifying equipment, chemical and mechanical methods. Treats aircraft engines in accordance with applicable technical publications. Identifies, blends, stores, controls, and disposes of hazardous materials such as acids, caustics, alcohols, solvents, cleaners, primers and surface coatings used for corrosion removal, treatment and protection in accordance with applicable directives.
4. Collects, compiles, and records LO systems data for maintenance scheduling, statistical analysis, trending, and historical record. Performs data searches and reports findings as directed. Manages an array of related databases and spreadsheets to capture and catalog data elements for trending, information sharing working groups, and benchmarking. Responsible for documenting, obtaining, applying, securing, and protecting classified records, documents, hardware and software. Analyzes trends in deficiencies, provides engineers and other entities with devised repair procedures, performs prototype repair while providing instructions to other employees.
5. Performs other duties as assigned.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12258994
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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