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Air Education and Training Command Student Trainee (General Engineering and Architecture) in United States


Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below for IMPORTANT additional information. The primary purpose of this position is to appoint a Pathways Program with on the job training and guidance to further student technical development.


Performs selected tasks and phases of studies and projects that require application of basic theory and principles in the area of electronics engineering.

Participates with senior personnel in conducting non-routine projects.

Provides assistance to senior personnel in planning, monitoring, and conducting special studies , projects, and initiatives.

Uses computer/computer software such as information management programs, computer aided design and drafting (CADD) programs.


Conditions of Employment


(Contact the location/installation as indicated in this announcement on how to submit your resume and application package) In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Competitive Service Student Trainee Positions GS-04: Completion of 2 full academic years of post-high school study or an associate's degree.. To view qualifying educational requirements click on the following link: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): 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 basic theories, concepts, principles and methodology of electronics engineering. Skill in applying basic occupational theory, principles, concepts, and practices sufficient to perform student trainee assignments. Ability to follow instructions and guidance to complete assigned tasks and communicate information to others in oral and written format. Ability to analyze problems, identify significant factors, gather and interpret pertinent data, and apply established rules and procedures in order to recommend effective solutions. Ability to learn and apply basic investigative techniques to accomplish work in the subject matter field. Ability to gather and analyze basic facts, information, and data and draw conclusions. 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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcripts with the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience; transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

Additional Information

May work part-time or full-time schedules Non-citizens may be eligible for employment if permitted by the DoD Appropriation Act NOTE: U.S. citizenship is required for a noncompetitive conversion to a permanent or term appointment with the Department of the Air Force. 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. 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.