You will serve as a Naval Architect in the Naval Facilities
Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center of NAVAL FACILITIES
ENGINEERING AND EXPEDITIONARY WARFARE CENTER.
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- You will manage projects across multiple engineering and
- You will provide expertise and advice on program planning and
policy making functions.
- You will apply experimental theories pertaining to buoyancy,
stability, strength, ship motions, water tightness, stresses,
arrangements, or damage control.
25% or less - Occasional travel away from the normal duty
station is required; Approximately 25%
0871 Naval Architecture
- Architects, Naval
- Engineers, Naval
- Engineers, Ship
- Naval Architects
- Naval Engineers
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
- Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must
serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This
requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements
must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
- 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
- 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 III. 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.
- You will be required to complete ethics orientation within
three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial
Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.
- You will be required to complete training, obtain, and maintain
a government credit card for travel and travel-related
- You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid
United States driver?s license.
- This is a bargaining unit position.
- You must be a Registered Architect as outlined under the
This position has a Selective Placement Factor that will be used
to screen out ineligible candidates. The Selective Placement Factor
is: You must currently be a Professional Engineer (PE) in a State,
the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a
territory of the United States. Note: You must submit proof of your
registration with your application.
In addition to meeting the Basic Requirements and Selective
Placement Factor for this position, your resume must also
demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or
equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal
service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.
Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1)
Performing investigations and making calculations to establish
design characteristics of Navy lighterage, small craft and
nearshore construction and cargo offload equipment; 2) Preparing
cost estimates, correspondence, reports, staff study reports,
design memorandums, and other written material; 3) Preparing design
drawings for construction, modification. repair, and maintenance of
propelled and non-propelled floating craft, nearshore construction
equipment, and ship to shore cargo offload equipment; and 4)
Developing procedures and methods of action to be taken to
troubleshoot and solve technical problems.
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
YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETE COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS OR AN
ITEMIZED LIST OF COLLEGE COURSES WHICH INCLUDES EQUIVALENT
INFORMATION FROM THE TRANSCRIPT (course title, semester/quarter
hours, and grade/degree earned); OR PROOF OF LICENSES AND
REGISTRATIONS; OR EXAMINATION RESULTS.