Mechanical Engineer

Department Of Defense Norfolk , VA 23510

Posted 6 days ago

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The selectee for this position will serve as a Mechanical Engineer in the Public Works Department (PWD) of NAVAL FACILITIES ENG COMMAND ATLANTIC.

This is a full-time, temporary assignment Not To Exceed (NTE) 1 year. This assignment may be extended up to 2 years at the discretion of management and in accordance with applicable regulation. This position may be filled as a Temporary Promotion or Temporary Reassignment.

This position is a 100% TDY position at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa

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  • Review construction project parameters (e.g., integration, scope, time, cost, quality, communication, procurement, risk management) to recommend changes that will improve the overall project results.

  • Evaluate technical aspects of development and design work accomplished by the design division and provide to contractors.

  • Negotiate design modifications with representatives to verify agreements satisfy the interests of facilities programs and projects.

  • Coordinate technical project management efforts (e.g., design, system development, evaluations, certifications) with contractors to make corrective adjustments for program success.

Travel Required
76% or greater - This position is a 100% TDY position at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa.

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    0830 Mechanical Engineering

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Must be able to obtain an interim and/or final secret security clearance prior to entrance on duty AND must be able to maintain the required level of clearance while employed in the subject position.

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

  • Selectee must obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver's license.

  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience. This position has been identified as a Career Field Engineering at Level III.

  • Selectee 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.

  • This position is a 100% TDY position to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, South Africa.


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.

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR (Basic Qualifications): This position requires current registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in any state, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico or Guam. If you meet this requirement it is highly recommended that you provide a copy of your current registration with your application.

In addition to the Basic Qualifications 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) Directs the day-to-day development of large projects and managing project schedules; 2) Coordinates the activities of professional architects, engineers, and planners involved with each project; 3) Performs design review of construction drawings and specifications for mechanical systems such as plumbing, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, utilities, fuel, controls, and steam distribution. Note: This information must be FULLY supported in your resume to be considered for the position.

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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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