Air Force Materiel Command Aircraft Mechanical Parts Worker in Tinker AFB, Oklahoma

Air Force Materiel Command
Many vacancies in the following location:
  • Tinker AFB, OK
Work Schedule is Full Time - Multiple Appointment Types

Opened Thursday 10/13/2016 (13 day(s) ago)

** Closes Saturday 12/31/2016 (66 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Tinker Air Force Base plays a key role in managing and maintaining the sophisticated weapon systems that keep America's air defenses strong. Whatever your background or expertise, you will find rewarding career opportunities at Tinker AFB where a highly skilled workforce of more than 24,000 civilians and military personnel work together to complete the Air Force mission.

The full performance level: 07


Application packages processed by the first cut-off date of 28 October 2016 may be rated and receive first consideration for employment. If your application is submitted and processed after this date, you will receive consideration on an "as needed basis".

NOTE: New appointment shall be made at the minimum rate of the appropriate grade unless regulatory guidance permits otherwise.

This register is being established and may be used to fill:

(A) Full time permanent positions; OR

(B) Full time term positions exceeding 1 year but will not exceed 4 years from the date of the initial term appointment; OR

(C) Full time temporary positions not to exceed 1 year.


The purpose of this position is to independently perform routine in-shop work involving the disassembly, cleaning, inspection, repair, assembly and maintenance of mechanical parts of aircraft jet engine components; perform visual and dimensional examination of parts and components for obvious defects such as nicks, scratches, leaks, corrosion and worn, bent or broken parts and replace or rework damaged parts; use test equipment and measuring devices and hand and power tools.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Incumbent may be required to travel in accordance with JTR
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements

The description of your work experience in your application (or other acceptable written format) must clearly demonstrate that you have gained and currently possess the following knowledge, skill, and abilities shown below to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position being filled:

  1. Ability to do the work of an Aircraft Mechanical Parts worker without more than normal supervision. (This is a Screenout Element. Screenout elements are the critical knowledge, skills and abilities that are essential for satisfactory job performance. Applicants must receive a minimum of two points on the Screenout element to be deemed eligible for the position.)

  2. Knowledge of the assembly, disassembly, cleaning, repair, testing, and inspection of mechanical parts of aircraft jet engine components and ground support equipment.

  3. Ability to use and maintain precision measuring instruments, hand and power tools and equipment.

  4. Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, mechanical drawings, wiring diagrams, technical orders, and blueprint reading.

- OR -

Possession of an Airframe and Powerplant License (A&P;) (Note: A copy of the front and back of the A&P; license MUST be submitted with your application package).

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 worked per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: 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.


1, This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment and participation in random drug testing.

  1. May be required to work overtime, rotating shifts, uncommon tours, weekends, etc.

  2. The work may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver's license may be required.

  3. Appointment is contingent upon passing a physical examination.

Physical Demands: Frequently handles objects weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted, and occasionally objects weighing up to 70 pounds with assistance of other workers or weight handling equipment. Required to lift, reach, bend, walk, pull, push, sit, and stand for prolonged periods of time. Required to reach and work in awkward or cramped positions when placing items in test stands.

Working Environment: Work is performed in clean, well-lighted, and well-ventilated areas; Frequently exposed to loud noise from the movement of machinery and test equipment, to the possibility of cyst, burns, strains, electrical shock, and abrasions from handling equipment or from moving parts of machinery; and to unpleasant conditions from dirt, dust, solvents, fuel, toxic fumes, grease and gases. Floor surfaces may be wet, oily, or slippery. Various protective devices such as earplugs, face shields, dust mask, gloves, safety shoes, and safety glasses are used.

NOTE: If you want to change and/or add information to your application package (resume with acceptable format) during the open period of this announcement, you will need to reapply (to include completing the online questionnaire) and include the changed and/or added information with your application package. This will ensure you receive full consideration for this position.

Security Clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once the application process is completed in its entirety, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. A review will be made of your online questionnaire ALONG WITH the documentation you submitted to support your responses. You will receive written notice via email that designates whether or not you are found to be eligible.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

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

Other Information

Applicants must be US Citizens and proof (such as Birth Certificate, passport, naturalization papers, etc.) will be required during in-processing.

Priority Placement/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicants who have special priority placement rights must be well qualified for the position. Well qualified, for this position, is defined as meeting the minimum qualifications of the position. In addition, ICTAP applicants must submit required documents to determine eligibility in accordance with 5 CFR 330.704. Some of these documents include a copy of the agency notice, most recent performance appraisal, and most recent SF50.

Reemployed Annuitants who are receiving an annuity can be hired if the position meets certain criteria described in the following instruction:

Certain Military Spouses are also eligible to apply under E.O. 13473. More information is available at

It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience will be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Salary Range: $20.01 to $23.38 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: WG-8840-07/07

Promotion Potential: 07

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 453263800

Job Announcement Number: AFMC-1823606-XXXXXX-9V-MS