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U.S. Pacific Fleet, Commander in Chief QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST (MATERIALS AND PROCESSES) in Bremerton, Washington

Summary You will serve as a Quality Assurance Specialist (Materials & Processes) in the Quality Assurance Office of PSNS and IMF. Responsibilities You will be responsible for ensuring the correctness and quality of technical work documents and other correspondence directing Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) to be accomplished by the shipyard as implemented by local written procedures. You will be responsible for quality control and training functions of NDT methods in the shipyard. You will modify lesson plans consistent with the needs and make-up of the class, to meet the current state-of-the-art and professional developments within the NDT method. You will develop, maintain, prepare and review official correspondence, formal technical and training reports, status reports and schedules as required to verify product quality, inspector certification status, and to complete project assignments. You will develop, refine, revise and adapt inspection techniques, lesson plans, and procedures. You will serve as technical and training subject matter expert concerning the interpretation and application of technical manuals and specifications as they relate to NDT of ships and shipboard components. You will be responsible for assuring materials, processes, inspection techniques, procedures, and lesson plans meet specifications. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications GS-11- Your resume must 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: analyzing and evaluating non-destructive testing program procedures and methods to identify operational or procedural deficiencies and recommend corrective action to ensure quality and certification requirements. My experience demonstrates a practical knowledge in monitoring, controlling, or maintaining the quality of products or services in quality assurance, procurement, inspection, production, or related areas. GS-12- Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: evaluating and developing non-destructive testing program procedures and training requirements to identify operational deficiencies and implement corrective action to non-destructive formal training programs to meet quality and certification requirements. My experience demonstrates a practical knowledge in monitoring, controlling, or maintaining the quality of products or services in quality assurance, procurement, inspection, production, or related areas. 1910 Series IOR: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1900/quality-assurance-series-1910/ Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series 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 In lieu of specialized experience, you may qualify with the following education or combination of both education and experience: Substitution of education for GS-11: Education may be substituted for specialized experience as follows: Completion of Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree (Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.) OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree (Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.) OR LL.M., if related (Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.) *A transcript must be submitted with your application if qualifying using education. See Required Documents for additional information. There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for GS-12. Additional Information COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed. If selected below the full performance level, you may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed. 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. 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 ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category (score 85) or higher. ICTAP candidates must provide copies of all of the following documentation at the time of application: 1) agency notice; 2) most recent performance appraisal; and 3) most recent SF-50 or notification of personnel action that includes position, grade level, and duty location. Applicants who do not provide this documentation will not receive consideration as an ICTAP candidate. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/ Military Spouse Preference applicants will receive priority consideration at the Full Performance Level (FPL) and if determined to be Best Qualified at the FPL, and selected, must be placed at the FPL. A BQ military spouse possesses knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies comparable to others who meet the competitive referral criteria for the specific position.

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