Mechanical Engineer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 25, 2019
Closes
Mar 25, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • US Citizens and National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Register with Selective Service, if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
  • Direct Deposit of salary check to financial organization required.
  • If selected, you must meet the following conditions:

    • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a politicalSchedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.
    • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
    • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 4 investigation level).
    • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee.  We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.
    • Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position

    For each job on your resume, provide:

    • the exact dates you held  each job (from month/year to month/year)
    • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).    

    If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

    For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here

    The GS-13 salary range starts at $96,970 per year. If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR ENGINEERS: A Degree in professional engineering OR a combination of college level education, training, and/or technical experience. For specifics on qualifying education and/or experience use the following link: Basic Requirements for Engineer Positions.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: 

    In addition to the Basic Requirements listed above, to qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level or higher in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience applying a technical knowledge of mechanical engineering principles, techniques, methods, and precedents gained in performing technical work in functions such as automotive engineering principles to perform in-depth analysis on a variety of highly complex motor vehicle designs, initiating and/or leading projects involving the evaluation of fleet purchase descriptions, performance and inspections to design and construct final motor vehicle builds. 

    Bargaining Unit status:  NFFE

    Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.  

    On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved:

    ·       Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal government

    ·       Relocation incentive if you are a current federal employee

    ·       Credit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government

    Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.  

    We are also accepting applications from all Status (Government-Wide) under Vacancy Announcement #1900291AHMP.  You must apply separately to each announcement to be considered for both.

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

    You will be evaluated on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your overall possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.  

    • Skill in theoretical, technical and practical knowledge of motor vehicles and related equipment in order to design, specify, evaluate, and select proper vehicles and equipment that have the capability of meeting unique, numerous and diverse operational requirements.
    • Knowledge of engineering practices for making significant development, modifications or adaptation of instrumentation to obtain desired results including model development and validation.
    • Knowledge of current automotive industry and awareness of emerging technologies and their applications to a Fleet management program and processes.
    • Skill in expressing data and technical information to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information; making clear and convincing oral presentations; listening to others, attending to nonverbal cues, and responding appropriately.

    Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

    If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA’s Career Transition Assistance Plan(ICTAP/CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.


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    Drug test required No


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