Electronics Technician

Department Of The Navy Aberdeen Proving Ground , MD 21005

Posted 2 months ago

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Summary

You will serve as a Electronics Technician in the DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY.

THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT. The Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) FY 2009 provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate acquisition positions as shortage positions and recruit and appoint highly qualified persons to these positions.

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Responsibilities

  • Duties and responsibilities vary and increase according to grade level.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

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Promotion Potential

None

  • Job family (Series)
    0856 Electronics Technical

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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 www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.

  • 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.

  • You may be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.

  • You may 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) and requires additional education, training and experience. Positions may be in any DAWIA Career Field at Level I, II, or III.

  • This position may be designated Critical Acquisition Position (CAP). You must be a member of the Acquisition Corps, become a member, or obtain a waiver at the time of selection and sign a three-year tenure agreement prior to assuming the position.

  • 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 may be subject to random testing.

  • You may 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.

  • Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. Those selected for a supervisory position will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.

  • Position selected for may or may not be under a bargaining unit.

  • Warrant authority above the small purchase threshold may be required.

  • Positions may be eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management

  • You may be required to complete training, obtain, and maintain a government credit card to make official government purchases for goods and services.

  • You may be required to complete training, obtain, and maintain a government credit card for travel and travel-related purchases

  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You may need to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.

Qualifications

Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

GS-05 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-04) or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector applying basic principles, concepts, and practices sufficient to assist a senior technician in constructing simple components to meet specific frequency requirements, certain voltage rating, etc.

GS-06 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector applying, standardized rules, procedures, or operations that require training and experience in electronics theory, methods, and equipment sufficient to follow specific layout and schematic drawings to construct and package simple devices and subunits of equipment, such as power supplies, amplifiers, and oscillators.

GS-07 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-06 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector creating means of arranging, mounting, and wiring components in a chassis to ensure circuit components are securely mounted to avoid malfunctioning under extreme temperature, shock, and vibration conditions.

GS-08 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector determining electronics assembly techniques and constructing a working model of equipment to meet specific shape, space, and weight requirements.

GS-09 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-08 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector providing assistance with collecting and evaluating electronics equipment performance data.

GS-10 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector 1) providing assistance with collecting and evaluating electronics equipment performance data; AND 2) interpreting and analyzing designs, diagrams, and schematics to evaluate feasibility.

GS-11 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-10 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector 1) providing assistance with collecting and evaluating electronics equipment performance data; 2) interpreting and analyzing designs, diagrams, and schematics to evaluate feasibility; AND 3) evaluating faults in the operational configuration of electronic systems and equipment.

GS-12 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector 1) providing assistance with collecting and evaluating electronics equipment performance data; 2) interpreting and analyzing designs, diagrams, and schematics to evaluate feasibility; 3) evaluating faults in the operational configuration of electronic systems and equipment; AND 4) developing designs, diagrams, and schematics for technical feasibility.

GS-13 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must 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 1) providing assistance with collecting and evaluating electronics equipment performance data; 2) interpreting and analyzing designs, diagrams, and schematics to evaluate feasibility; 3) evaluating faults in the operational configuration of electronic systems and equipment; 4) developing designs, diagrams, and schematics for technical feasibility; AND 5) analyzing and diagnosing faults in the operational configuration of electronic systems and equipment.

GS-14 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector developing, managing, and implementing methods, processes, and practices for installing, fabricating, maintaining, sustaining, and/or troubleshooting complex electronics systems and/or equipment.

GS-15 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector being responsible for providing executive-level management, planning, and direction of a research and development electronics department to include overseeing the installation, fabrication, sustainment, and the testing and evaluation of complex electronics systems.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-TECH

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF

Individual Occupational Requirements link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/electronics-technical-series-0856/

Education

Applicants may substitute education for experience in the following situations:

GS-05 (or equivalent pay band): Successfully completed all the requirements for a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, electronics engineering, or electronics technology, OR 3 years of study in an accredited (by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET) curriculum in electronics, OR a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree that included major study or at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses such as those shown above for GS-4 or equivalent. At least 12 of the 24 semester hours must have been in electronics courses.

GS-06 (or equivalent pay band): Successfully completed one full year of graduate level education that is directly related to the position being filled OR successfully completed a bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement.

GS-07 (or equivalent pay band): Successfully completed one full year of graduate level education that is directly related to the position being filled OR successfully completed a bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement.

GS-08 (or equivalent pay band): Successfully completed two full years of progressively higher level graduate education OR successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree that is directly related to the position being filled.

GS-09 (or equivalent pay band): Successfully completed two full years of progressively higher level graduate education OR successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree that is directly related to the position being filled.

GS-10 (or equivalent pay band): Successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree OR successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

GS-11 (or equivalent pay band): Successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree OR successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

NOTE: Education and experience may be combined for all grade levels for which both education and experience are acceptable.

Applications will be accepted from students who expect to complete qualifying education within 9 months from the date of application. If you expect to complete your education within 9 months, please respond to the questionnaire items as if you had already completed your education. We are required to verify that the education has been completed successfully before any applicant can be appointed (report to work).


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