TRADES APPRENTICE

Expiring today

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia
Posted
Apr 30, 2021
Closes
May 07, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies. Applications will not be accepted through this flyer. Interested applicants must follow the directions in the "How to Apply" section of this flyer to be considered. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer. Notice of Result letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this flyer.

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Responsibilities

  • You will gradually gain trade knowledge and proficiency requiring increasing knowledge and more progressively technical assignments.
  • You will, as a Sheet Metal Mechanic (3806): Cut and remove damaged areas of aircraft, parts and assemblies, fabricate and install patches to repair aircraft parts and components.
  • You will, as a Aircraft Mechanic (8852): Disassemble and assemble aircraft equipment install, test, modify, overhaul, and repair assemblies and sub-assemblies.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
10 - WG-10

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Must be 18 years of age by the start of employment date as Department of Labor Child Labor laws do not allow employment for those under age 18 in hazardous, industrial areas.
  • Selectee will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
  • Work requires considerable walking, stooping, squatting, kneeling, crouching, standing, climbing, bending, stretching, pulling, and working in cramped and awkward positions for long periods of time.
  • Must be required to successfully complete a 2-year probationary period.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.


Qualifications

TO BE CONSIDERED ELIGIBLE FOR THIS POSITION, APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

PLACEMENT TEST INFORMATION:

Applicants must take the Virginia Placement Test (VPT) at Tidewater Community College and the results must be attached prior to announcement closing date.

For your application package to be complete college placement test must be attached by the closing date (05/08/2021). The placement test is the responsibility of the applicant.

FRC MID Atlantic does not schedule placement test. If using a previous placement test, the test must have been taken within the past year as of 05/08/2020 or it must be retaken.

***Out of State Applicants: Please contact

testing@tcc.edu
or (757)822-2194 to make arrangements to schedule yourself to take the VPT.***

Testing services are currently available by appointment only. Appointments must be made 48 hours in advance

https://www.tcc.edu/service-support/testing-services/

testing@tcc.edu
or (757)822-2194

PLACEMENT TEST IS FREE


TO BE CONSIDERED ELIGIBLE FOR THESE POSITIONS, APPLICANTS MUST OBTAIN A SCORE THAT SHOWS THEY ARE ELIGIBLE TO ENROLL IN THE FOLLOWING COURSEWORK AT TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE:MATH:MTH 111 or MTH 113 (OR HIGHER) ANDENGLISH: ENF2 or ENG 111 (OR HIGHER)

Education

Additional information

This position is located at Fleet Readiness Center, Oceana in Virginia Beach, Virginia. This program is a 4-year combination work/study program

PLEASE NOTE: You will be applying for the Apprentice program and not a specific trade. Management reserves the right to place you in a specific trade.

Selectee is required to sign an Authorization Agreement, and Certification of Training Form, SF182 with Continued Service Agreement fields 15 and 16 filled in and page four signed. Failure to comply with this agreement will result in the apprentice reimbursing FRC for all tuition, books, tools, and fees.

You may be non-competitively promoted to the full performance level WG-10 after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed. You will spend up to 4 yrs. as an entry level trades person. After successfully completing all required training and experience, you will progress to the journey level. Continued employment and advancement requires satisfactory completion of classroom training and work experience. College level classroom training may include, but will not be limited to, trade skills and trade related mathematics (e.g. algebra, geometry, trigonometry), introductory sciences (e.g. metallurgy, electrical theory), and trade drawings and blueprints. You may be promoted after meeting all requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed. You are required to receive 1,800 hrs. of on-the-job training yearly under the supervision of a journey leve. FRC will make advance payment directly to the approved academic training program for the following: educational costs, tuition, materials required for lab classes, health fees and any other authorized costs. Additional expenses incurred for school (parking permits/tickets, transportation expenses to and from school, etc.) will be the responsibility of the Apprentice. You will be required to sign an agreement to work within the Department of Navy for 2 yrs. after completion of the program.

Several vacancies may be filled.

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

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 .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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 and specific 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.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

A complete resume is required. Your resume must show relevant experience, job title, duties and accomplishments. Your resume must show complete information for each job entry to support minimum qualifications. The following information should be provided in your resume, but it is acceptable to provide elsewhere in your application package: employer's name, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week, and pay plan, series and grade level (e.g. GS-0201-09) for relevant federal experience.TIP: A good way to ensure you include all essential information is to use the Resume Builder in USAJOBS to create your resume.

College placement test scores.

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