U.S. Atlantic Fleet, Commander in Chief ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (ELECTRICAL) in Portsmouth, Virginia

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

About the Agency

The selectee for this position will serve as a Engineering Technician (Electrical) in the Submarine Electrical Branch (Code 275), Electrical Engineering Division, Engineering and Planning Department of NORFOLK NAVAL SHIPYARD.

Duties

The successful selectee will perform the following duties:

  • Perform review of all drawings, material specifications, technical working documents (TWDs), test procedures and other documents.
  • Determine instruments and special equipment required to perform test and acquire operating data.
  • Prepare specifications and provide direction for the procurement of special material and service associate with assigned projects.
  • Establish all operational parameters such as voltage, amperage, speed, wattage and horsepower.
Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

10

Travel Required
  • 25% or Greater
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Current Permanent Competitive Service Federal Employees of UIC (42158)

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
  • See Other Information and Requirements section for additional requirements.
Qualifications

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

  • Experience with Nuclear propulsion plant (or Reactor Plant Planning Yard) cognizant compartments, systems and components and secondary containment boundaries.
  • Experience with technical engineering methods, principals, and work techniques.
  • Experience with waterfront engineering services and engineering documents required for complex submarine systems and ship alterations.
  • Experience with a broad range of electrical concepts, practices, regulations, policies and precedents.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF AND https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdf

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

Education:

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

See the Office of Personnel Management's General Policies for information on crediting education.

Requirements:

Generally, current Federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.

A security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal.

The incumbent may be required to travel up to 20% of the time, including periods aboard ship at sea. In some cases the period of travel may exceed 50%.

Security Clearance

Secret

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements for which you requested consideration. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability related to the job requirements.

Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The hiring manager may choose to conduct interviews. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts at https://www.usajobs.gov/Applicant/Application/ListApplications.

BENEFITS

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Other Information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474022600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-15 to 2017-07-24

Salary: $54,803 to $71,247 / per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 10

Series: 0802 Engineering Technical

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time

Job announcement number: ST-10023155-17-TNP

Control number: 474022600