You will serve as an Engineer in the Systems Integration
Department, Guns Division, Maintenance and Life Cycle Branch, of
NAVSURFWARCEN IH DIV.
This position is part of the Warfare Centers Personnel
Demonstration Project. The ND-4 pay band encompasses positions
equivalent to GS-12 and GS-13
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- You will apply advanced scientific and engineering theories,
concepts, and principles as they relate to lifecycle and logistical
support for gun weapon systems.
- You will provide expertise in new or improved gun weapons
systems and rely on engineering techniques to advance gun
technologies or resolve complex issues.
- You will review deficiency reports, interpret drawings, and
recommend solutions relating to the obsolescence of gun weapon
- You will optimize the use of available resources, project
future workload, and actively seeks ways to increase program
- You will facilitate problem solving efforts within the In
Service Engineering (ISEA) community.
- You will work with the Branch Manager and other team leads to
ensure funding and resources are in place for carrying out
engineering projects assigned.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this
0801 General Engineering
0830 Mechanical Engineering
0850 Electrical Engineering
0893 Chemical Engineering
0896 Industrial Engineering
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
- This is a bargaining unit position.
- 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 is covered under the Defense Acquisition
Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a
Career Field Engineering Level II . Certification is required
within 24 months of appointment
- 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
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized
experience equivalent to the ND-3 pay band (GS-9-11 equivalent) in
the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or
public sector as a professional engineer participating in, leading,
or supervising the design, development and life cycle support of a
Additional qualification information can be found from the
following Office of Personnel Management website:
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.
Applicants must meet the following basic education requirements
of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications
Successful completion of a professional engineering degree. To
be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree
(or higher) in a school of engineering with at least one program
accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and
Technology (ABET); or (2) include differential and integral
calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and
chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering
science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of
materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics,
hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits;
(f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and
aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable
area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics,
heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. Such education must
demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do
the work of the position.
Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in
Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any
State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other
means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who
achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g.,
State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for
positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field
of their registration For more information about EI and EIT
registration requirements, please visit the National Society of
Professional Engineers website at: http://www.nspe.org
Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of
Engineering (FE) examination or any other written test required for
professional registration by an engineering licensure board in the
various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico The
FE examination is not administered by the U. S. Office of Personnel
Management. For more information, please visit: http://www.nspe.org/Licensure/HowtoGetLicensed/index.html.
Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses
in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in
engineering that included the courses specified in the basic
requirements under paragraph A (above). The courses must be fully
acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering
program as described in paragraph A (above)
Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's
degree in an appropriate scientific field, e.g., engineering
technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science,
mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a
bachelor's degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at
least one year of professional engineering experience acquired
under professional engineering supervision and guidance.
Ordinarily, there should be either an established plan of intensive
training to develop professional engineering competence, or several
years of prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g., in