EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST


Vacancy ID: 744018   Announcement Number: SW21670-12-744018QH451925   USAJOBS Control Number: 327424600

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Please accurately identify your level of experience and demonstrated capability when completing this questionnaire as your responses, resume and supporting documents will be reviewed for accuracy. You will be asked at the end of this questionnaire to certify your entire application as true and accurate.

The following section is used to determine your eligibility for appointment and referral consideration. Please indicate those eligibilities for which you are eligible and would like to be considered. You will only be considered under eligibilities that you select and provide requested supporting documents. If you do not meet at least one of the eligibilities below or if you fail to respond to one of the questions, you will not be eligible to be considered for this position. For additional information, definitions and supporting documentation requirements see the list of appointing eligibilities listed at Common Hiring Authorities. Please note that documentation (e.g., SF-50’s or DD-214s) will be requested if you are selected to verify your eligibility.

1. Current Department of Defense Employee - I am currently employed in the Department of Defense (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, etc) as a permanent career or career-conditional (Tenure 1 or 2 in box 24 of SF-50) employee in the competitive service (Will show a 1 in Block 34 of SF-50). Note: Your resume MUST include your position title, pay plan, series, grade level and dates of employment for all applicable federal work experiences.

A. Yes
B. Not applicable, or I do not wish to be considered under this eligibility.

2. Annuitant - I am currently receiving an annuity for service as a federal civil servant. If selected, I would be serving as a re-employed annuitant.

A. Yes
B. Not applicable

3. I am registered in the DoD Priority Placement Program (PPP) Military Spouse Preference Program (Program S) for the series, grade and location covered by this announcement.

A. Yes
B. Not applicable

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

1. Do you have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector supporting all aspects of maintenance operations for the A-10 Aircraft? (Note- Experience must be substantiated in your resume)

A. Yes
B. No

PERFORM TEMPORARY DUTY

This section will be used to determine your ability and willingness to accept certain conditions of employment or meet certain requirements of the position. Respond yes or no to the following statement. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO THIS SECTION WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.

2. I am able and willing to perform temporary duty at locations other than my permanent duty station which may include travel by military or commercial flights.

A. Yes
B. No


TERM EMPLOYMENT

This section will be used to determine your ability and willingness to accept certain conditions of employment or meet certain requirements of the position. Respond yes or no to the following statement. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO THIS SECTION WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.

3. I am able and willing to accept a term position/employment not to exceed 4 years.

A. Yes
B. No

SHIFT WORK

This section will be used to determine your ability and willingness to accept certain conditions of employment or meet certain requirements of the position. Respond yes or no to the following statement. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO THIS SECTION WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.

4. I am able and willing to work varying and/or rotating shifts.

A. Yes
B. No


TRAVEL

This section will be used to determine your ability and willingness to accept certain conditions of employment or meet certain requirements of the position. Respond yes or no to the following statement. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO THIS SECTION WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.

5. I am able and willing to travel 09 days per month away from my duty location.

A. Yes
B. No

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA) AIRFRAME AND POWER PLANT MECHANICS LICENSE

This section will be used to determine your ability and willingness to accept certain conditions of employment or meet certain requirements of the position. Respond yes or no to the following statement. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO THIS SECTION WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.

6. I have a valid, current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Power Plant (A and P) mechanics license.

A. Yes
B. No



KNOWLEDGE OF MAINTENANCE CONCEPTS, PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES RELATED TO EQUIPMENT FOR THE A-10 AIRCRAFT

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from
the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the
oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and
Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and demonstrated capability. You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification based on the resume and other relevant documents you submit, as well as through verification of references as appropriate. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your stated level of experience and demonstrated capability. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position following acceptance.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.





7. Perform research and analysis to assist in resolving equipment problems for the A-10 aircraft.

8. Recommend changes to maintenance processes to improve aircraft and system capabilities.

9. Provide technical advice on accidents or incidents for system or equipment failure

10. Interpret engineering drawings, specifications and other technical data to perform detailed analysis on assigned systems/equipment.

SKILL IN PROVIDING MAINTENANCE SUPPORT FOR THE A-10 AIRCRAFT

11. Assist in troubleshooting for repair or difficult or unusual equipment problems.

12. Coordinate scheduled maintenance inspections for support of unique equipment or special maintenance requirements.

13. Provide advice on technical equipment data for procurement packages and maintenance manuals.

14. Serve as point of contact for maintenance support activities.

ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE ORALLY

15. Provide guidance and/or training to users and those who maintain systems/equipment.

16. Present oral reports to leadership concerning equipment issues and technical requirements.

17. Participate in technical reviews or conferences to provide advice on technical system/equipment issues.

18. Provide technical advice to senior leaders and maintenance technicians on assigned systems/equipment.

CERTIFICATION STATEMENT

19. Your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Deliberate attempts to falsify or inflate your responses may be grounds for not referring you.

Please take this opportunity to review your rating to ensure the accuracy of your answers and that they are supported by your resume. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. YES, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation does not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.

B. NO, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.