Naval Surface Warfare Center, Maryland
Jan 25, 2022
Feb 02, 2022
Full Time

  • You will direct maintenance, repair and construction for the maintenance needs of the facilities, to include but not limited to the following trades: carpentry, wood craftsman, mason, sheet metal, painting, and roofing.
  • You will be required to work from blueprints, sketches and oral instructions given by the supervisor and to perform work in related trades alone or in union with others to accomplish jobs.
  • You will be responsible for identifying materials and equipment required for job assignments.
  • You will be required to respond to emergencies, breakdowns and disrupted utilities on a 24 hour basis, (stand-by as directed).
  • You will plan work, selects tools and materials and completes work with little or no check during progress or upon completion.
  • You will test equipment after repairs are completed to assure proper operation.
  • You will determine own work methods, plans sequence of work and determines what repairs need to be made, and is responsible for overall accomplishment of the work and for testing the systems after repairs are completed to insure proper operation.


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
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Per E.O. 14043, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of employment except in limited circumstances where an exemption is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver?s license.
  • 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.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
  • Work is performed from ladders, scaffolds, and pits, and in other places which are hard to reach. The work requires standing, stooping, bending, reaching and working in tiring positions.
  • Frequently lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds.


This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. The Screen-out Element for this position is: ABILITY TO LEAD OR SUPERVISE.

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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

This announcement uses the Science and Technology Reinvention Laboratory (STRL) Mission Support direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service.

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

Several 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: .

Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.