Power Production Craftsman - Level Seven
Power Production Craftsman oversees the training program and is responsible for certification of employees to the appropriate task level qualification. Provides work direction to Power Production Mechanic Leads. Installs, operates, inspects, maintains, and repairs electrical power production equipment and associated components; electrical distribution equipment, diesel, gasoline, and/or multi-fuel engines, aircraft mTesting barriers, real property installed generators, mobile electrical power systems, fire suppression systems and associated support equipment.
- Installs, inspects, and performs modifications and repairs to electrical power support systems such as electrical power plants and power distribution equipment.
- Knowledge of the maintenance, repair and certification of aircraft arresting systems, including electrical, hydraulic, rewind, and pneumatic systems, and other electronic components.
- Performs preventive maintenance, troubleshoot issues, and repair electrical power support systems including diesel, multi-fuel, or gas engines, and electrical accessories of engines.
- Maintains, inspects, repairs, diagnoses, and modifies aircraft arresting systems.
- Maintains records and documents actions. Certifies aircraft arresting system in service after aircraft engagement and/or major civil works.
- Performs standard computations relating to load requirements of electrical circuits.
- Proficient in the use of electrical hand tools and test and measurement equipment.
- Certifies on-the-job training for less experienced personnel.
- Knowledge of principles of electricity (AC/DC), solid state circuitry, and safety rules and regulations pertaining to powered suppo1t systems. Knowledge of the theory and operation of internal combustion diesel and gasoline engines.
- Knowledge of the operation of emergency generator power systems. Knowledge of regulations, procedures, and policies related to records maintenance and documentation.
- Skill in reading, interpreting, and using wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, technical orders, technical publications, and similar guides.
- Must be able to distinguish colors and shades of colors.
- Skill in troubleshooting complex situations related to electrical power generators. Ability to apply shop procedures, policies, written and oral instructions, and directives sufficient to provide training to others.
- Must be able to obtain an airfield driver's license.
- Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.
High school diploma or equivalent. Must possess 7-level task qualification in USAF 3E072 and/or WG5378 civilian equivalent to include Generator and Aircraft Arresting Systems. Must be able to obtain and retain a Nevada driver's license. Must accomplish OSHA 10-Hour Construction Training. Must maintain CPR/First Aid card. Must have the ability to obtain and retain a security clearance and access to the work location(s). Respond to service calls within the allowable time frame. The work may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle up to a 2 1/2-ton truck. The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. Emergency overtime may be required. Must be willing to travel/work in remote or other designated areas up to 50% of time.
Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:
Performs work that involves frequent bending, reaching, crouching, standing, and arm movement. Sometimes must work in awkward positions or cramped areas. Must frequently lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds and lift heavier items using jacks, hoists, or helpers. May work inside or outside. Inside work involves frequent exposure to drafts, changing temperature, and loud noise. Outside work may involve exposure to heat, bad weather, rain or snow, or wet or icy conditions. Both inside and outside, frequently exposed to irritation or discomfort from dust, heat, fumes, and hard damp floors or surfaces. May work on parts and systems which are dirty and greasy, and which may be dangerous to operate or repair because of defects. Frequently exposed to the possibility of receiving cuts, burns, bruises, strains, and electrical shock while repairing, positioning, adjusting, and moving equipment, and is exposed to the possibility of receiving burns and skin irritations from acids, fluids, and lubricants. To reduce the dangers and irritations from the above conditions, the incumbent must follow numerous safety procedures and wear equipment such as protective eyeglasses, ear devices, hard hats, hard-toe shoes, respirators, gloves, clothing, and arc flash gear. Some of these safety items may be uncomfortable to wear or use and may be worn or used for long periods.