ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Annapolis, Maryland
Posted
Sep 28, 2022
Closes
Oct 06, 2022
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • You will assist with the design and development of experimental systems (Propulsion, Heat Transfer/Thermodynamics, Nucleonics) and their laboratory demonstration units as provided by higher level Technician, Supervisor, or Faculty.
  • You will build/rebuild gasoline and diesel internal combustion engines and engine control systems for engineering testing.
  • You will setup, maintain, and operate engine dynamometers.
  • You will instruct midshipmen, faculty, and other authorized personnel in the proper operation of mechanical and electronic equipment found in the engineering laboratories.
  • You will conduct performance and maintenance tests of equipment and components to insure proper operation for lab instruction.
  • You will set up, calibrate, and operate all mechanical/electronic equipment associated with various engineering labs.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Per the preliminary nationwide injunction on E.O. 14043, COVID-19 vaccinations will not be implemented or enforced. For more information on vaccine status and workplace safety protocol requirements see Additional Information below.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
  • You will be required to complete training, obtain, and maintain a government credit card to make official government purchases for goods and services.


Qualifications

For GS-09:
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-08 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
1) Training and experience in troubleshooting and repair of automotive internal combustion engines and computerized engine control systems,
2) Applying technical engineering procedures or work methods in the operation or support of propulsion systems and their repair, modification, or overhaul on ships or submarines,
3) Setting up, calibrating and operating mechanical/electronic equipment associated with various engineering labs (Propulsion, Heat Transfer/Thermodynamics, and/or Nucleonics); and
4) Collecting and evaluating data using mechanical and electronic devices.

For GS-10:
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:
1) Training and experience in troubleshooting and repair of automotive internal combustion engines and computerized engine control systems,
2) Applying technical engineering procedures or work methods in the operation or support of propulsion systems and their repair, modification, or overhaul on ships or submarines,
3) Developing new experimental systems, demonstrations, and demonstration units in support of Propulsion, Heat Transfer/Thermodynamics, and/or Nucleonics laboratories;
4) Designing and directing the construction of, or personally fabricating, various test devices (electronic and mechanical) for instructional purposes.

**NOTE: This experience must be fully and clearly supported in your resume.

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

0802 Series IOR: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/engineering-technical-series-0802/
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-09:
Education may be substituted for specialized experience as follows:
Successful completion of two full years of graduate level education that is directly related to the position being filled.
OR
Successful completion of a master's degree that is directly related to the position being filled.
OR
A combination of experience and graduate level education as described above that equates to one year of experience. The percentage of the required education plus the percentage of the required experience must equal one hundred percent.

A transcript must be submitted with your application if qualifying using education. See Required Documents for additional information.

Additional information

This announcement uses the Certain Personnel of the DoD direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service.

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.

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.

PCS is not authorized.

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.

Several vacancies may be filled.

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.

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 .

Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.