Mechanical Engineer

Department Of Defense Travis Air Force Base , CA 94535

Posted 3 months ago

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The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a professional mechanical engineer, performing operations and maintenance (O/M) engineering duties in support of a military installation.

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Responsibilities

  • Perform operations and maintenance (O/M) engineering involving design and construction that encompass the maintenance, repair, upgrade and operation of infrastructure facilities, utilizing knowledge of mechanical engineering.

  • Regularly inspect/survey facilities to identify deficiencies for incorporation into the infrastructure maintenance plan to counteract the aging of infrastructure facilities/utilities.

  • Provide mechanical engineering assistance on solving current job problems and/or in-shop planning. Provide oversight/assistance in the determination of the requirements and frequencies for the Recurring Work Program (RWP).

  • Apply knowledge of other disciplines to determine coordination required to ensure all design considerations have been addressed.

  • Work involves industrial, commercial, and process controls including utility monitoring control systems and facility energy management control systems

  • Work involves designing, evaluating, constructing, commissioning, decommissioning, operating, and maintaining heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration systems, plumbing and piping systems and equipment.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
15

  • Job family (Series)
    0830 Mechanical Engineering

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Conditions of Employment

  • Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov

  • Total salary varies depending on location of position

  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations

  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized

  • Position may be subject to random drug testing

  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays

  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required

  • Employee must maintain current certifications

  • A security clearance may be required

  • Disclosure of Political Appointments

  • Professional registration or license as a Professional Engineer

  • Per National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of fiscal year FY 2017, Section 1111 modifies 5 United States Code (USC) 3326; Veterans who are retiring within 180 days of appointment effective date may require a 180 day waiver package.

  • This position may be subject to provisions of the DOD Priority Placement Program

  • May be required to serve a probationary period

Qualifications

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professionalengineering- positions-0800.pdf

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

GS-05: Applicants who meet the basic requirements described in the individual occupational requirements are fully qualified for the specified entry grade (generally grade GS-05).

GS-07: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-05 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes performing engineering duties of limited scope in knowledge of work processes, apply standard mechanical engineering practices; identify problem; and analyze, interpret and mechanical engineering rules and procedures; and familiarity with other engineering disciplines.

GS-09: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-07 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes performing routine and recurring mechanical engineering duties; uses typical engineering calculations; selects appropriate approach to solve routine problems and recommends course of action; analyze, interpret and apply mechanical engineering rules and procedures; and familiarity with other engineering disciplines.

GS-11: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-09 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes independently performing operational and maintenance engineering duties involving design, construction, maintenance, repair, acquisition, or disposal of facility/real property; operation of utility systems; or environmental planning.

GS-12: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-11 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes performing professional mechanical engineering work in support of major mechanical systems and support programs for a weapon system; applies scientific and engineering principles to design, develop, test, evaluate, and/or determine maintenance requirements.

GS-13: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-12 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes performing engineering duties including design, construction, maintenance, repair, acquisition, or disposal of facility/real property; operation of utility systems; or environmental planning; gained knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices of mechanical, electrical, civil and environmental and/or architectural engineering; knowledge of engineering practices as related to the design, operation and maintenance of energy and water conserving utility systems and facilities; and develop, promote and institute methodologies, techniques and practices that will effectively reduce utility consumption.

GS-14: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-13 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes performing engineering duties including design, construction, maintenance, repair, acquisition, or disposal of facility/real property; operation of utility systems; or environmental planning; gained knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices of mechanical, electrical, civil and environmental and/or architectural engineering; knowledge of engineering practices as related to the design, operation and maintenance of energy and water conserving utility systems and facilities; and develop, promote and institute methodologies, techniques and practices that will effectively reduce utility consumption.

GS-15: One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-14https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/generalschedule- qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdf grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes performing engineering duties including design, construction, maintenance, repair, acquisition, or disposal of facility/real property; operation of utility systems; or environmental planning; gained knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices of mechanical, electrical, civil and environmental and/or architectural engineering; knowledge of engineering practices as related to the design, operation and maintenance of energy and water conserving utility systems and facilities; and develop, promote and institute methodologies, techniques and practices that will effectively reduce utility consumption.

OR

To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF

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Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professionalengineering- positions-0800.pdf

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/ or competencies in the following areas:
1.Knowledge of mechanical engineering concepts, principles and practices and familiarity with other engineering disciplines and architecture.
2.Knowledge of engineering and construction standards, methods, practices and techniques.
3.Knowledge of operations, products, services, needs and goals of the program(s) and the organization studied or served and related customers, functions, resources and users.
4.Ability to analyze, interpret and apply rules, regulations and procedures in a variety of situations and recommend timely and economical solutions.
5.Ability to conduct in-depth studies and analyses of specific issues or specialty areas within the mechanical engineering discipline.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.


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