Department of the Navy, Naval...
Washington D.C.
Mar 20, 2017
Apr 03, 2017
Full Time

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This position is designated as Vertical Transportation Equipment (VTE) Engineering Technician, which is organizationally located in the Public Works Business Line, Facilities Management and Sustainment (FM&S) Product Line at the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Washington, D.C.

  • Not Required

  • Yes
  • Relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable command policy and available command funding.

  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • 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 Other Information 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. 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.

    SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The selective placement factor is: Must be an ASME Qualified Elevator Inspector (QEI).  Note, you must submit a copy of your certification to be considered for this position.
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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: 1) Applying a comprehensive range of architectural and engineering concepts, principles, and practices to provide input on the design/development of vertical transportation equipment (e.g., elevators and escalators); 2) Performs inspections on vertical transportation equipment (e.g., elevators and escalators); 3) Identifies issues with the design/development of vertical transportation equipment (e.g., elevators and escalators).
    Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:

    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.

    DEFENSE ACQUISITION WORKFORCE IMPROVEMENT ACT (DAWIA): 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 Facilities Engineering at Level 2.  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

    As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the required skills for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions

    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

    -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. 
    -Selectee must obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver's license.
    -Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be required in certain areas.
    -Must attain NAVFAC certification within one year of employment.
    -Physical Demands: Work may require some physical exertion with recurring periods of driving, bending, crouching, stooping, crawling, stretching, reaching, climbing, or similar activities during field visits. Work may require recurring lifting of moderately heavy items, such as record file boxes, project drawings, and other similar items.
    -Work Environment: Work is performed in both an office setting and at various work sites within 60 miles of the office. Regular work may be inside or outside in which case prolonged exposure to the weather elements is possible. Work involves traveling to contactor work sites that have moderate risks and discomforts that may require special safety precautions, e.g., working around moving parts, carts, or machines and possible exposure to loud noises, irritant chemicals and explosive materials.


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