Aerospace Engineer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Mar 30, 2017
Closes
May 27, 2017
Function
Engineer
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Pages/Default.aspx

This announcement is being used to recruit qualified individuals under the Direct Hire Authority for Science & Technology Reinvention Laboratories (STRL).

Section 1107 of the NDAA FY 2014 allows the Director of any STRL to appoint qualified candidates possessing a bachelor's degree to Scientific & Engineering positions and qualified veteran candidates to Scientific, Technical, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) positions. Section 1108 of the NDAA for FY 2009 allows Civilian Human Resources Operations Centers to appoint qualified candidates possessing an advanced degree to Scientific & Engineering positions provided the field of study directly relates to the duties of the position being filled.

 


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • 25% or Greater
  • Travel is dependent upon position description and availability of funds

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • Yes
  • - Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations and available command funding

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
  • Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • See requirements section for additional requirements.
  • 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.

    Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Standards Manual: Bachelor's Degree (or more advanced) in professional engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in 5 of the following 7 areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials(stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics;(d)thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g)any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics; OR,  a combination of education and experience-college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished 1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and 2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following 1) Professional registration -- Current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g., State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration. For example, an applicant who attains registration through a State Board's eminence provision as a manufacturing engineer typically would be rated eligible only for manufacturing engineering positions. 2) Written Test-Evidence of having successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training examination, or the written test required for professional registration, which is administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. 3) Applicants who have passed the EIT examination and have completed all the requirements for either a) a bachelor's degree in engineering technology from an accredited college of university that included 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences, or b) a BET from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology may be rated eligible for certain engineering positions at GS-5. Eligibility is limited to positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of the engineering technology program. Applicants for positions that involve highly technical research, development, or similar functions requiring an advanced level of competence in basic science must meet the basic requirements in paragraph A. 4) Because of the diversity in kind and quality of BET programs, graduates of other BET programs are required to complete at least 1 year of additional education or highly technical work experience of such nature as to provide reasonable assurance of the possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for professional engineering competence. The adequacy of this background must be demonstrated by passing the EIT examination. 5) Specified academic courses -Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum as described in paragraph A. 6) Related curriculum -Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field, e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, in interdisciplinary positions.  

    Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of progressively responsible specialized experience. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position. Creditable specialized experience may include some or all of the following: 1) analyzing science & technology (S&T) trends and capabilities for organizational Aviation Technology programs; 2) identifying new scientific and technological concepts for relevance to organizational fixed wing and rotary wing, missiles and weapon systems programs; 3) providing high-level coordination between several types of organizations (including government) and academia and; 4) serving as a source of information related to aviation technology including controls and displays, aerodynamics, air vehicle and weapon design and development, flight control and ship suitability.  

    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.

    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/0800/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800/

     

    EDUCATION:

    You must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume.  See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting 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

     REQUIREMENTS:

    Must be able to obtain an interim and/or final (e.g., confidential/secret/top secret, etc.) security clearance prior to entrance on duty AND must be able to maintain the required level of clearance while employed in the subject position.  Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal. 

    Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the applicant fails to report to the scheduled drug test appointment. Incumbents of drug testing designated positions will be subject to random testing. Drug test results will be provided to the employing activity/command.

    This position may require frequent travel/temporary duty assignments.

    Selectee will be required to complete and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, prior to entering the position and annually thereafter.

    This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience. This position has been identified as a Career Field Science & Technology Manager at Level III.  If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume. Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment.  Certification requirements may be viewed at http://icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/CareerLvl.aspx

    This position is a designated as Critical Acquisition Positions (CAPs). In addition to DAWIA certification requirements, individuals selected for CAPS must also be a member of the Acquisition Corps, become a member, or obtain a position waiver at the time of selection and sign a three-year tenure agreement prior to assuming the position.  If you are an Acquisition Corps member, please indicate your membership in your resume.  Acquisition Corps requirements may be viewed at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/rda/workforce/Documents/dawiaoperatingguide21dec2011forwebsite1.pdf

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