Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be expected depending on the position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) or relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations.
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 length of time.
Your qualification will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills and 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 the job.
The Screen-Out Element for these positions is: Ability to do the work of the specific trade position you are applying for without more than normal supervision.
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 :
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.
A brief description of duties for the positions is listed below:
Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic - WG-5306
Duties involve repair and modification of a variety of equipment and systems that achieve regulated climatic conditions. Work requires knowledge of principles of air conditioning, the ability to recognize and determine the best method for correcting malfunctions and the skill to make repairs to a variety of air conditioning and cooling unity systems.
Automotive Mechanic - WG-5823
Duties involve the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of combustion-powered automotive vehicles, over-the-road, and comparable vehicles, such as passenger cars, pickup trucks, buses, semitrailer truck tractors, warehouse tractors, farm tractors, forklifts, motorcycles, light combat vehicles such as jeeps and trucks, and other vehicles with similar characteristics, including their gasoline and diesel engines and other mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and electronically controlled systems.
Carpenter - WG-4607
Duties involve constructing, altering, maintaining, and repairing buildings, structures, partitions, panel, tool cabinets, bookcases, work benches, and other items using wood, wood substitutes, and composite building materials. The work requires knowledge of construction and repair techniques, the type, grade, and working characteristics of wood and wood substitute materials such as strengths and applications, and skill and accuracy in the operation of hand and power tools and equipment.
Electrician - WG-2805
Duties involve the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of electrical wiring systems, fixtures, controls, and equipment in industrial, institutional, office, and residential buildings.
Electronics Mechanic - WG-2604
Duties involve fabricating, overhauling, modifying, installing, troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining, ground equipment. The work requires knowledge of electronic principles, the ability to recognize improper operation, locate the cause, and determine the best method to correct the defect, and the skill to disassemble, assemble, and adjust electronic equipment.
Engineering Equipment Operator, WG-5716
Duties involve the operation of gasoline- or diesel-powered engineering and construction equipment with wheeled or crawler type traction. May involve the operation of equipment such as tractors with bulldozer and front-end loaders. This equipment is used to perform such functions as cutting, moving, digging, grading, and rolling earth, sand, stone, and other materials.
Hazardous Waste Disposing, WG-6913
Duties involve identifying, collecting, processing, stabilizing, neutralizing, consolidating, and/or separating hazardous waste in preparation for disposal. The works requires knowledge of hazardous waste identification techniques and safe processing and packaging procedures. The work also requires an understanding and practical application of environmental rules and practices regarding the full range of hazardous waste material treatment and disposal procedures.
Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic, WG-5803
Duties involve the maintenance, repair, and modification of heavy duty vehicles and mobile equipment which have utility systems or special hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanic electrical or electronic systems, features, or controls designed for different purposes - such as construction. Examples of heavy duty equipment include bulldozes, road graders, crawler tractors, power shovels, and cranes.
High Voltage Electrician, WG-2810
Duties involve installing, testing, repairing, and maintaining high voltage electric power-controlling equipment and/or distribution lines. The work requires knowledge of electrical principles, procedures, materials, and safety standards governing electrical systems above 600 volts.
Maintenance Mechanic, WG-4749
Duties involve the maintenance and repair of grounds, exterior structures, buildings, and related fixtures and utilities, requiring the use of a variety of trade practices associated with occupations such as carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electrical, air conditions, cement work, painting, and other related trades.
Motor Vehicle Operator, WG-5703
The work involves the operation of gasoline, diesel, or electric powered wheeled vehicles to haul cargo and fuel, transport passengers, or to tow or recover equipment.
Duties involve the installation, maintenance, and repair of high temperature water and high-pressure piping systems such as hydraulic, nitrogen, oxygen, steam-heating, and steam-generating systems.
Duties involve the installation, modification, and repair of utility, supply, and disposal systems, fixtures, fittings, and equipment such as sewage, water, gas, and oil lines, compressed air, vacuum, and acid systems, water closets, water heaters, hydrants, valves, and pumps.
Powered Support Systems Mechanic, WG-5378
Duties involve in making a variety of repairs to powered ground and similar support equipment used for engineering and construction projects support and general utilities. The systems repaired are made up of a combinations of components such as: gasoline, diesel, multi-fuel, or turbine engines, electrical systems, gears, combustion powered generators, compressors, and similar power supply units including those with heating and cooling applications, and the electric, hydraulic, or pneumatic systems with are part of the equipment repaired.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.
This position may require to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements. Overtime, work at times other than a typical day shift, and unusual work shifts may be required.
Multiple 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
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
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, specific, and detailed when describing your experience.
As vacancies occur, the Human Resources Office will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this flyer. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume, along with your supporting documentation.
If selected, you may be required to provide additional supporting documentation.
If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
All qualification requirements must be met before being considered for any vacancies.