Boiler Plant Equipment Mechanic

Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Dahlgren, VA
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Full Time
Naval Facilities Engineering Command * 1 vacancy - Dahlgren, VA Work Schedule is Full-Time - Permanent Opened Wednesday 4/5/2017 (2 day(s) ago) ** Closes Monday 4/10/2017 (3 day(s) away) ## Job Overview Summary About the Agency The selectee for this position will serve as a Boiler Plant Operator in the Utilities Environmental Maintenance Branch of NAVAL FAC ENGINEERING CMD WASH. Duties The successful selectee will perform the following duties: * Conduct periodic inspections and tests on boilers, unfired pressure vessels, and related auxiliaries to detect deficiencies and recommend corrective action. * Determine damage to heating, fuel power boilers, and associated equipment when planning repair and modification projects * Inspect tubes for blisters, corrosion, erosion, and external wasting away from vanadium attack * Install burning mechanisms located in structures (eg, dormitories, recreation facilities, residential housing) with individual heating systems * Prepare boilers (eg, power, process, heat) for a public works inspector to make annual inspection of pressure parts Travel Required * Not Required Relocation Authorized * No ## Job Requirements Key Requirements * Must be a US Citizen. * Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. * Must be determined suitable for federal employment. * Must participate in the direct deposit pay program. * May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period. * See Other Information section for additional requirements. Qualifications 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. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below. This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Ability to do the work of a Boiler Plant Equipment mechanic without more than normal supervision performed the following duties: 1) installation, repair and maintanence of power, process and/or heat boilers; 2) use technical manuals, manufacturer's manuals and special instructions to determine replacement, service, or repair of key parts or components of the heating system; 3) use shop mathematics to compute fuel consumption rates, heat generating units, and air-to-fuel ratio; and 4) use standard and/or specialized hand power tools (eg, adjustable wrenches, pneumatic hammers, pipe cutting equipment and drill presses). Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C). Additional qualification information can be found at: -118c/tabindx.asp. 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 (eg, 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. **Requirements:** All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume. Must be able to obtain an interim and/or final (eg, 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 will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination. Selectee must obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver's license. **PHYSICAL DEMANDS**: Constant standing, walking and climbing.Must be able to determine primary colors. Moderate to heavy physical exertion, exposure to high temperatures and coal dust. **Working Conditions**: Work is indoors and outdoors. Exposure to constant noise and heat from the boilers and machinery. Working areas may be damp as well as dusty. Ash handling areas may be damp as well as dusty. The major hazards are burns from fire, hot water, steam, acid or caustic soda; loss of hearing or injury or death from explosions. Security Clearance Secret ## Additional Information What To Expect Next When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements for which you requested consideration. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability related to the job requirements. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The hiring manager may choose to conduct interviews. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision. Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts at BENEFITS Review our benefits Other Information This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Recruitment/Relocation incentives may or may not be authorized 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. The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit 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: **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 of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: *Salary Range:* $26.98 to $31.51 / Per Hour *Series & Grade:* WG-5309-10/10 *Promotion Potential:* 10 *Supervisory Status:* No *Who May Apply:* United States Citizens *Control Number:* 466889300 *Job Announcement Number:* STE-10006918-17-CJ-634942-D

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