Aviation Safety Inspector (Airworthiness) Jobs in McClellan Park, CA at USDA

Title: Aviation Safety Inspector (Airworthiness)

Company: USDA

Location: McClellan Park, CA

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Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.

Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.

Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.

Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless previously served.

Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.

Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov

Must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license.

Must hold a current and valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Power plant (A and P) Certificate. A copy of the certificate is required.

Must hold a current and valid Federal Aviation Administration Inspection Authorization (IA). A copy of the certificate is required.

This is a drug testing designated position. You will be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. Appointment is based on a negative result. This announcement constitutes 30 days advance notice.


In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility and qualifications requirements as defined below by the closing date of the announcement. For more information on the qualifications for this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management’s General Schedule Qualification Standards.

Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Provide course descriptions as necessary.

Basic Requirement

Not more than two separate incidents involving Federal aviation regulations violations in the last 5 years;

Valid State driver’s license;

Fluency in the English language;

No chemical dependencies or drug abuse that could interfere with job performance; and

High school diploma or equivalent.

Medical Requirements

Applicants must be physically able to perform the duties of the Aviation Safety Inspector position in a safe and efficient manner, and must meet all of the following requirements:

Have good distant vision in each eye and be able to read printed materials the size of typewritten characters (glasses and contact lenses permitted) without strain;

Have the ability to hear the conversational voice (hearing aid permitted);

Not have any physical condition that would cause them to be a hazard to themselves or others or that would interfere with their ability to fly as passengers in a variety of aircraft .

Training, Certification And Specialized Experience Requirement

Experience involving the maintenance and repair of airframes, power plants, and aircraft systems with responsibility for certifying airworthiness.

Maintenance experience with aircraft 12,500 pounds or less maximum certificated takeoff weight.

Aircraft maintenance experience in a repair station; air carrier or airline repair facility; military repair facility; or local, state or Federal governmental agency.

Aircraft maintenance work experience within the last 3 years.

FAA Mechanic Certificate with airframe and power plant ratings.

For The GS-13 Level

Specialized Experience Requirement:

Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level. Aircraft maintenance work experience must be within the last three (3) years. Examples include…

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