Materials Engineer

7 days left

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Nov 15, 2018
Closes
Nov 23, 2018
Function
Engineer
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • Total salary varies depending on location of position
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • A security clearance may be required
  • Disclosure of Polical Appointee
  • Per National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of fiscal year (FY) 2017. Section 1111 modifies 5 United States Code (U.S.C.) 3326; Veterans who are retiring within 180 days of appointment effective date may require a 180 day waiver package
  • SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
    FOR GS-07: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level in the Federal Service or equivalent in other pay systems that includes knowledge of basic principles, concepts, and methodology used in Materials Engineering

    OR

    have one year of graduate level education

    OR

    superior academic achievement SAA

    OR

    have a combination of education and specialized experience.

    FOR GS-09: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in the Federal service or equivalent in other pay systems that includes professional knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methodology used in Materials Engineering, and ability to gather and analyze basic facts and draw conclusions.

    OR

    have a master's or equivalent graduate degree

    OR

    2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree which provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position

    OR

    have a combination of education and specialized experience.

    FOR GS-11: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service, which includes professional knowledge of material engineering principles and concepts, and the ability to apply the full range of engineering practices, methods, and tecniques in the performance of a wide range of materials engineering assignments and knowledge of mathematical and statistical techniques to develop, simulate and analyze data.

    OR

    3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D.

    OR

    equivalent doctoral degree

    OR

    have a combination of education and specialized experience.

    FOR GS-12: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: Applying experience in research projects to materials problems affecting the reliability of military components and electronic systems, to include operation and data collection/interpretation using sophisticated analytical electronic materials analysis equipment. Participating with project engineers during conceptual validation, full scale development and production in materials selection and/or evaluation to assure that the desired properties and costs are commensurate with the required functions. Reviewing drawings and specification to assure processes and procedures are adequate, accurate and will give the desired results.

    NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-12 level.

    FOR GS-13: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: Technical specialist to include application of knowledge and expertise from materials engineering disciplines including corrosion resistance, fatigue, metallurgical test data evaluation, review of drawings and specifications, design reviews, storage life evaluations, and process reviews. Identify where the application of specialized ordnance and missile technology could be introduced for maximum, long term impact on system performance. Expert advisor on integration of technical aspects of system and subsystem performance with other specialty, systems engineering, and quality program requirements. Technical recommendations are considered authoritative and have far reaching effects on the overall Air Force mission.

    NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-13 level.

    FOR GS-14: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: Technical specialist to include application of knowledge and expertise from materials engineering disciplines including corrosion resistance, fatigue, metallurgical test data evaluation, review of drawings and specifications, design reviews, storage life evaluations, and process reviews. Identify where the application of specialized ordnance and missile technology could be introduced for maximum, long term impact on system performance. Expert advisor on integration of technical aspects of system and subsystem performance with other specialty, systems engineering, and quality program requirements. Technical recommendations are considered authoritative and have far reaching effects on the overall Air Force mission.

    NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-14 level.

    FOR GS-15: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: Technical specialist to include application of knowledge and expertise from materials engineering disciplines including corrosion resistance, fatigue, metallurgical test data evaluation, review of drawings and specifications, design reviews, storage life evaluations, and process reviews. Identify where the application of specialized ordnance and missile technology could be introduced for maximum, long term impact on system performance. Expert advisor on integration of technical aspects of system and subsystem performance with other specialty, systems engineering, and quality program requirements. Technical recommendations are considered authoritative and have far reaching effects on the overall Air Force mission.

    NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-15 level.

    AND

    Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:
    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800/

    OR

    To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:
    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

    1. Professional knowledge of general engineering principals as required to support research.
    2. Broad working knowledge and experience in electromagnetic modeling, analytical and experimental investigations in antennas, and microwave circuitry.
    3. Ability to analyze, interpret and apply materials engineering rules and procedures in a variety of situations and recommend effective solutions to senior engineers.
    4. Knowledge of computer operations and standard software applications.
    5. Skill in applying basic principles, concepts, and practices of the occupation sufficient to perform research and analyses assignment in Material Engineering.

    PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    For EHA Positions:
    These positions are being filled under Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) for Defense Acquisition Workforce Positions and Health Care Occupations. The Secretary of the Air Force has delegated authority by the Office Of the Secretary of Defense to directly appoint individuals to select defense acquisition workforce positions, or 'EHA Acquisition,' pursuant to the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and certain health care occupations, or 'EHA Medical.' Positions are located Air Force-Wide. Positions may be filled as permanent or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.

    For Direct Hire Positions:
    This is a Direct Hire Public Notice, under this recruitment procedure applications will be accepted for each location/ installation identified in this Public Notice and selections are made for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application.

    This Public Notice is to gather applications which may or may not result in a referral or selection.

    This Public Notice may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems (i.e., NH, NJ, NK).

    Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

    This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.

    Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.

    This public notice may be used to fill target grades "GS-12 Target GS-15" input applicable grades.

    There may be promotion potential up to the "Target grade" or equivalent.

    DHA -- May be used to fill temporary, term, or permanent positions and can be filled at the part-time or full-time work schedules.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP
    ): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the "Highly Qualified" or "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria for this vacancy. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

    Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

    Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position in the competitive service, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition. Additionally, if you are serving on a term appointment in the competitive service, you may be converted to a career or career-conditional appointment without further competition. NOTE: Current federal civilian employees may apply for this position and if selected, a break in service of at least 3 days may be required prior to appointment to this position.

    Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

    Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications)

    • If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.
    2. A complete Application Questionnaire

    3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number, and last four digits of your social security number.

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