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Senior Electronics Technician

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  • Air Force Test Center

Come be a part of something big! Smart Minds, Cool Jobs and Awesome Rewards! Fueled by innovation, talent and ambition, the Air Force Civilian Service is seeking civilian professionals prepared to deploy war-winning capabilities on behalf of the United States Air Force.

The Air Force Test Center (AFTC) is where tomorrows Air Force is tested! Long considered the “Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe”, AFTC is truly where Air Force superiority begins. Home to many Aerospace establishments and records, AFTC remains the state-of-the-art leader in Aerospace testing, and provides the warfighter with cutting-edge technology. AFTC does not only celebrate its past, but we continue to lead from the front. Join our team today and make Aerospace history!

The Air Force Test Center is looking for a Full-Time Senior Electronics Technician (GS-0856-11) to work at the 746TS Squadron, Operations Flight / Test Execution Element (TGGO/TGGOE) at Holloman AFB in Alamogordo, NM.

NO 6-MONTH WAIT! Recently retired and/or retiring from MILITARY service ARE eligible for immediate appointment for AFTC positions. The 180-day waiting period has been waived for AFTC to hire recently retired and/or retiring service members.

Full-time Air Force Civilian Service employees enjoy the below benefits, and more!
• Paid Time-Off:
o 11 Federal Holidays off per year
o Vacation time (Annual Leave) accumulates based on length of employment. Starts at 13 days (104 hours) per year and up to 26 days (208 hours) per year
o 13 sick days per year (104 hours)
• Various Medical, Dental & Vision packages to choose from for entire family
• Retirement:
o Pension: Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)
o 401K: Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) available with up to 5% agency matching
• Flexible work schedules and shift work may be available (depends on position)
• Employee assistance Programs
• Health and Wellness resources
• Tuition Assistance & Professional Development opportunities
• Many career enhancement and promotion opportunities

To learn more about our benefits, check out the following link:
https://simplebooklet.com/230809aftcbenefitstrifold_v5_

Telework Information:
• Eligible for situational telework only, including Emergency and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) prescribed “Unscheduled Telework.”

Travel Requirements:
• Up to 75% Travel possible

This position has a typical 2024 salary range of $72,553 - $94,317 (includes locality).

Announcement Closes: 20 June 2024 at 11:59 pm (EST)

Position specific skills and experience desired in a potential candidate:
- 2 years reading, interpreting and producing electrical drawings and diagrams desired
- 2 years of experience in and RDT&E environment desired
- 2 years of avionics experience desired

Mission/Purpose:
In this position you will serve as a Senior Electronics Technician responsible for accomplishing test, maintenance, and engineering support of 746th Test Squadron programs and test resources.

Major Duties:
- Perform test preparations and conduct activities
- Maintain test capabilities and resources
- Perform operational checks and calibrate specific instruments

Qualifications/Requirements:
- U.S. Citizenship
- Obtain & maintain Security clearance
- Occasional travel
- Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical
- Knowledge of activities related to airborne electronic components, subsystems, and systems for detection, observation, measurements, automatic control, communication, or data processing, including instrumentation used in range testing systems and equipment.
- Knowledge of electronics theory, circuit design, computer hardware and software, and the operating characteristics of equipment
- Knowledge of safety, security, and environmental policies and procedures

Click {HERE} to apply to complete an application and upload your resume (PDF format only) and supporting documents (Transcripts, certifications, etc.). **IMPORTANT** Please name your resume “Last Name, First Name Resume” to ensure timely review by the selection team.

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https://www.aftc.af.mil/About-Us/Jobs/

Equal Opportunity Employer. U.S. citizenship required. Must be of legal working age.

Air Force Test Center is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and is dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. We recognize diversity encompasses many parts of one’s identity including but not limited to race, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability status, and veteran status. AFTC encourages ALL candidates to apply as our employees’ points of view are key to our success.

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