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U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command Sheet Metal Mechanic in Corpus Christi, Texas


About the Position: The mission of the Corpus Christi Army Depot is to overhaul, repair, modify, retrofit, test and modernize helicopters, engines and components for all services and foreign military customers. Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) is the Army's Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for Rotary Wing Aviation Maintenance. We provide worldwide on-site maintenance services, aircraft crash analysis, lubricating oil analysis, and chemical, metallurgical and training support.


Lay out and cuts materials for any combination of square, rectangular, circular, conical, cylindrical, oval, irregular, and transitional shapes, allowing for seams, joints, laps, and shrinkage.

Interpret blueprints, drawings, sketches, and work orders.

Use ladders, scaffolds, and hoists for climbing, raising, and placing units or assemblies into position,

When required fabricates complete ducting work for air conditioning and heating systems.

Perform multi-craft duties requiring some knowledge and skills of allied trades such as welder, pipefitting and production machinery mechanic at intermediate or lower level.


Conditions of Employment


Who May Apply: US Citizens 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. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Sheet Metal Mechanic without more than normal supervision. The ability to perform common journey level tasks with other workers to include ability to perform common duties such as fabricating, assembling and installing a variety of articles of sheet metal such as gutters, ducts, flashing, safety guards, roof jacks, etc. Skill in laying out and fabricating individual sheet metal parts from various sheet metals stocks such as stainless steel, galvanized steel, copper, molybdenum, aluminum) and/or determines dimensions by application of basic shop mathematics. Use measuring instruments such as pocket rulers, flexible and semi-flexible rulers, dividers, and other hand measuring plans and patterns. Use basic hand and powered tools (i.e. hammers, chisels, hand snips, band saws, squaring shears, bar folders, and brakes).Working under normal supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed - Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. Physical Effort: Requires prolonged standing, climbing on ladders and scaffolding, and working in cramped or awkward positions while installing or repairing large and bulky systems. Required to reach and bend while using hand and power tools and lift items weighing up to 35 pounds without assistance, and over 35 pounds with assistance from another worker or weight handling equipment. Working Conditions: Works in well-lighted but noisy shop and outside subject to heat, cold and inclement weather. There is continuous exposure to disagreeable odors, smoke and fumes. Wears protective masks, aprons, and goggles. There is danger of cuts, falls, burns and injuries from hand and power tools. Work requires use of personal protective, equipment such as, but not limited to, half/full face respirators, air pack, dusk masks, safety glasses, and shoes appropriate to the work area and work performed. Discomfort may be experienced while wearing protective equipment


Additional Information

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. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 17 - Materiel Maintenance Management position. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Further certification from this announcement may take place up to 90 days beyond the closing date of this announcement.