Naval Sea Systems Command ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (MECHANICAL) in Keyport, Washington
Summary You will serve as an Engineering Technician in the Undersea Weapons Department (code 30), Heavyweight and Lightweight Torpedo Division (code 33), Torpedo Production Branch (code 331) of Naval Undersea Warfare, Division Keyport, WA (NAVUNSEAWARCENDIV KEYPORT WA). Responsibilities You will assist higher-level technicians in phases of handling, assembly, test and troubleshooting, repair complex Electromechanical assemblies of torpedo systems. You will perform fault isolation from the system level down to the component level. You will participate in walkthroughs of procedures and processes to ensure accuracy and identify areas for improvement and efficiency. You will provide safe stowage and handling of ordnance components and material per designated requirements. You will assist higher-level technicians in order to learn how to conduct phases of technical work as part of a major project or a complete project. You will participate in design studies on the feasibility, suitability, adaptability, and operational utility of systems and system concepts. You will provide test and evaluation support and coordination for a specific technical area. You will develop, define and/or apply improved techniques and methods to the solution of problems associates with a project of program. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications For GS-08: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 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 issues involved in assignment to adjust from standard work methods based on situations and conditions at a field or work site. For GS-07: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-06 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Planning assignments in conformance with accepted policies and practices and selecting appropriate instructions, policies, guidelines, or accepted practices to perform work. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: OPM CLASSIFICATION STANDARD: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/classifying-general-schedule-positions/standards/0800/gs0800t.pdf OPM QUALIFICATION STANDARD: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/engineering-technical-series-0802/; and https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-TECH 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 Additional 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. 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 position is subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements. Overtime or night differential pay and/or unusual duty hours may be required. 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/ Only Military Spouse Preference applicants currently occupying positions for which a comprehensive training plan has been developed and authorized are entitled to exercise their priority status for this announcement. The most common formal training positions are apprentices, formal interns, and scientist and engineering interns. Upward Mobility Positions that have equivalent training plans are also included when the positions have been pre-identified in an Affirmative Action or similar plan. You must provide documentation supporting you are in a formal training plan (e.g., SF50 and official signed training agreement between you and your command). Certain incentives (such as Recruitment, Relocation or Student Loan Repayment) may be authorized to eligible selectees. A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized. 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.