Air Force details available mechanical engineering position

Air Force announces need for mechanical engineer.
Air Force announces need for mechanical engineer.

A position as a mechanical engineer is currently available for the Department of the Air Force in the Air Force Personnel Center at the Robins Air Force Base (AFB) in Georgia.

For this position, the recipient will work as a professional mechanical engineer for the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) protection system, including tasks like designing, developing and documenting hardware systems, and organizing and testing engineering products. Applicants must also have one year of previous experience in such tasks. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or related degree and have spent one year underneath a professional engineer, pass a written test and have completed specific courses in the physical, engineering and mathematical sciences. There is occasional travel required: a maximum possibility of five nights per month.

Applicants may be susceptible to a preemployment physical examination, although the position is generally low-movement. Applicants must also be able to acquire the appropriate security clearance. Upon application, applicants will be evaluated as either qualified, highly qualified or best qualified. The applicant will then be notified if he or she is to receive an interview. If applicant is selected and given a job offer, the candidate must pass a security check. The position should be filled within 40 days after the deadline.

Salary runs between $71,102 and $92,316 per year. It is a full-time, permanent position. To apply, an applicant must be a U.S. citizen, pass a background test, provide college transcript or course listing and -- if a male born after Dec. 31, 1959 -- be registered for, or have exemption from, the Selective Service. The position is open from Wednesday, March 9, to Tuesday, March 15. 

An application package must be completed by Tuesday, March 15. The application can be found at the USAJOBS home page, or can be accessed through a previous USAJOBS login. Include a resume, the online occupational questionnaire, college transcripts and a copy of licenses, certificates and veterans' preference documentation, if applicable.

To contact the agency, please contact Robins Deo by phone at 478-926-6846, fax at 478-757-3144 or email at 78MSG.DPC.DEU@ROBINS.AF.MIL.

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