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Company: Air Education and Training Command
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Summary Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to repair, overhaul, modify, test, and install locking devices and their working interrelationship with monitors, alarms, timing mechanisms, sensors, and other related items which make up a complete security or surveillance system. Responsibilities - Modifies and reworks locking devices to accomplish special security objectives designed to work in conjunction with other components and equipment to form a complete security or surveillance system. - Establishes and maintains master key coding systems. - Performs preventive maintenance on all security type containers such as safes, vaults, and combination file cabinets by detecting malfunctions of the locking mechanism and at the same time removing and replacing unserviceable locks, or restoring repairable locks to operating condition by disassembling, cleaning, and replacing worn, bent, or broken parts. - Makes new keys from duplications, impressions, and key codes from a variety of key blanks. Uses and maintains tools. - Plans and lays out work from blueprints, sketches, specifications, and work orders. Utilizes safety and security practices and procedures following established rules and regulations and maintains a safe, clean, and secure work environment. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications In order to qualify, you must meet the quality level of experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook X-118C. QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-4800 - General Equipment Maintenance Family. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. The screen out element for this position is the Ability To Do the Work of a Locksmith without More than Normal Supervision. JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Knowledge of the master key systems; and internal structure and operating characteristics of a wide range of makes, models, and types of common mechanical locking mechanisms and of their working interrelationship with related components comprising the locking system of the security units in which they are installed in order to select methods used in neutralizing, troubleshooting, and repairing the locking mechanisms. Knowledge of various types of woods and metals in order to select appropriate tools and equipment. Knowledge of safety regulations, practices, and procedures. Skill in using small hand tools; soldering irons and brazing torches; adjusting and using powered tools common to the trade. Ability to perform visual and operational checks and use dexterity and coordination between hands and eyes to remove broken keys from keyways and open standard locks. Ability to select commonly used neutralization techniques; apply technical manuals, manufacturers diagrams and specifications; and determine work sequence. PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work seldom requires lifting or carrying of items weighing in excess of 15 lbs. Frequently stands, stoops, bends, kneels, and works in awkward positions when installing and opening locks and emergency exit hardware on-site. May be required to lift security containers weighing up to 50 pounds and heavier weights with assistance. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is normally performed inside in areas that are well lighted, heated, and ventilated. Occasionally, work is performed outside in bad weather or in areas that are drafty and poorly lighted. Possibility of exposure to cuts, scrapes, and bruises. Exposed to the possibility of burns while using acetylene torches, bracing torches, and soldering irons. 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 per week. VOLUNTEER WORK 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. u will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education Additional Information Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location. Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information. 120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected, and placed at the highest grade for which they applied. You must include a completed copy of the DD Form 3145-4, Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSP. Click here to obtain/download a copy of the DD Form 3145-4, Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist. Priority Placement Program (PPP) Applicant Eligible: PPP Applicants, if determined well qualified and selected, will be placed at the at the full performance level. You must include the applicable completed copy of the PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility as a PPP Applicant. Click here to obtain/download a copy of the applicable PPP Self-Certification Checklist (DD3145-1 through DD3145-4, select the appropriate checklist for your claimed preference). To determine the applicable PPP Self-Certification Checklist required to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming, refer to the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide located in the Required Documents section of this vacancy announcement. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit. If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.

Keywords: Air Education and Training Command, San Antonio , LOCKSMITH, Other , San Antonio, Texas

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