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Material Engineer

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Department Of Defense Pittsfield , MA 01202

Posted 3 months ago

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The selectee for this position will serve as a Material Engineer for the DEPARTMENT OF THENAVY.

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. This announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Navy meet our mission requirements for the acquisition of systems, equipment and facilities.

This public notice announcement is for anticipated vacancies to be filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) for acquisition positions located at Department of Navy installations identified in this public notice. Positions may be filled as permanent, term, or temporary with a full-time or part-time work schedule.

Pay will vary by geographic location. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application. As such, Notices of Results (NORs) may or may not be sent to applicants who apply to this announcement. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed and in equivalent pay systems (e.g., NH, NJ, NK, etc.). Selectees may be appointed to a position with promotion potential (e.g. selected at the GS-5 grade with potential to the GS-11). If selected below the full performance level, incumbent may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.

Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

Information on Temporary and Term Appointments:

Temporary appointments may be extended up to 3 years at the discretion of management and in accordance with applicable regulations.

Temporary actions taken under this announcement may be made permanent without further competition.

Term appointments may be extended up to 6 years at the discretion of management and in accordance with applicable regulations. Additionally, selectees may be noncompetitively converted to permanent career-conditional or career appointments under specific conditions.

Temporary or term positions may be terminated at any time before the established not-to-exceed date.

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Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities vary and increase according to grade level. Successful selectees will perform duties such as
0806 Material Engineering: This series covers positions managing, supervising, leading, and/or performing professional engineering and scientific work to: determine and advise on a material's essential composition, atomic and molecular configuration, and processing; relate the material's essential composition to its properties, end use, and performance in engineering, architecture, and scientific applications and programs; examine the interaction of materials in their processes and applications, taking into account the associated equipment, systems, components, and their fabrication, design, or use; develop, maintain, and apply materials and material solutions to meet certain mechanical, electrical, environmental, and chemical requirements; and/or test and evaluate substances for new applications.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel requirements will vary. Travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS may be required and may include remote or isolated sites. Travel may be on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.

Supervisory status

No

Who May ApplyThis job is open toUnited States Citizens

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov

  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.

  • See Other Information and Requirements section for additional requirements.

All eligibility and qualifications requirements must be met by the referral cut-off date.

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. If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume.

Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment. Certification requirements may be viewed at http://icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/CareerLvl.aspx.

Certain positions may be designated as Critical Acquisition Positions (CAPs). In addition to DAWIA certification requirements, individuals selected for CAP must also be a member of the Acquisition Corps, become a member, or obtain a position waiver at the time of selection and sign a three-year tenure agreement prior to assuming the position. If you are an Acquisition Corps member, please indicate your membership in your resume. Acquisition Corps requirements may be viewed at http://www.secnav.navy.mil/rda/workforce/Documents/dawiaoperatingguide21dec2011forwebsite1.pdf

Senior level positions may be designated as CAP with further designation as a Key Leadership Position (KLP). As a KLP, the selectee will be required to sign a Tenure Agreement which requests the selectee to remain in this position for a designated period of time, generally 3-4 years.

Must be able to obtain an interim and/or final (e.g., confidential/secret/top secret, etc.) security clearance prior to entrance on duty AND must be able to maintain the required level of clearance while employed in the subject position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

Positions that are supervisory/ managerial require that first time supervisors/managers complete a one-year trial/probationary period if not previously completed in a competitive or other excepted service position. Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. The selectee will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.

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.

Qualifications

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.

BASIC EDUCATION

have a combination of college-level education, training, and/or technical exp that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying eng, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the eng sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of eng. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following: (I) Professional registration or licensure:

Current registration as an Eng Intern (EI), Eng in Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Eng (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; or (II) Written Test: Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Eng (FE) examination or any other written test required for professional registration by an eng licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico; or (III) Specified academic courses:

Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in eng 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 eng program as described in paragraph A (above); or (IV) Related curriculum: Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a BA degree in an appropriate scientific field, e.g., eng 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 eng experience acquired under professional eng supervision and guidance. Ordinarily, there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional eng competence, or several years of prior professional eng-type experience, e.g., in interdisciplinary positions.

BASIC EDUCATION QUALIFIES FOR THE GS-05

GS-07: Applicants must also possess at least one year of specialized experience at or equiv to the GS-05 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. OR

have successfully completed one full year of grad level education. have successfully completed a bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement. OR

have successfully completed an engineering bachelor's degree and have one year of appropriate experience as a technician equiv to the GS-05 grade level or higher. OR

have successfully completed a 5 year program of study of at least 160 semester hours leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering. OR

have a combination of experience and education as described above that equates to one year of exp. Percentage of the required education plus percentage of the required experience equal one hundred percent.

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

utilizing basic techniques, procedures, and methods; understanding and completing limited engineering designs and projects; carrying out, interpreting, and explaining basic computations and calculations; and reading, understanding, manipulating analyzing, interpreting, and conveying findings.

GS-09: Applicants must also possess at least one year of specialized experience at or equiv to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent exp in the private or public sector OR

have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher graduate level education leading to a master's degree. OR

have successfully completed a master's or equiv grad degree. OR

have successfully completed a bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement and I have one year of professional eng exp that required and was characterized by 1) professional knowledge of eng, 2) professional ability to apply such knowledge to eng problems, and 3) positive and continuing development of professional knowledge and ability. OR

have successfully completed a 5 year program of study of at least 160 semester hours leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering and have one year of appropriate professional experience that required and was characterized by 1) professional knowledge of engineering, 2) professional ability to apply such knowledge to engineering problems, and 3) positive and continuing development of professional knowledge and ability. OR

have a combination of exp and education as described above that equates to one year of exp. Percentage of the required education plus percentage of the required experience equal one hundred percent.

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: researching, interpreting, and carrying out eng assignments.

GS-11: Applicants must also possess at least one year of specialized experience at or equiv to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector OR

have successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate ed leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree. OR

have a combination of experience and education as described above that equates to one year of experience. Percentage of the required education plus my percentage of the required exp equal one hundred percent.

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) researching, interpreting, and carrying out engineering assignments; AND 2) providing technical input on the planning, design, construction, testing, or maintenance of projects.

GS-12: Applicants must also possess at least one year of specialized experience at or equiv to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.

Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) researching, interpreting, and carrying out engineering assignments; 2) providing technical input on the planning, design, construction, testing, or maintenance of projects; AND 3) collecting and analyzing engineering data to solve problems, develop reports, and provide

GS-13: Applicants must also possess at least one year of specialized experience at or equiv 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) researching, interpreting, and carrying out engineering assignments; 2) providing technical input on the planning, design, construction, testing, or maintenance of projects; 3) collecting and analyzing engineering data to solve problems, develop reports, and provide recommendations; AND 4) prepare, present, and evaluate plans, designs, reports, and correspondence.

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/0800/files/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdf

Warrant authority above the small purchase threshold may be required.

Education

If you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a 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) in your resume. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Applications will be accepted from students who expect to complete qualifying education within 9 months from the date of application. However, agencies are required to verify that the education has been completed successfully before any applicant can be appointed (report to work); therefore, your selection or start date may be impacted by proof and completion of all position requirements.



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