Quality Assurance Specialist (Nuclear)

Department Of The Navy San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 3 weeks ago

  • Duties




You will serve as a Quality Assurance Specialist (Nuclear) in the Nuclear Engineering and Planning Department of PSNS and IMF.

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  • You will prepare for, conduct, and originate audit and surveillance reports of Shipyard activities engaged in nuclear work.

  • You will evaluate replies to audit action items and deficiency reports by other Shipyard activities to insure adequate depth of action and timely response.

  • You will perform analysis of data relative to nuclear engineering work and develop new program systems for use by all nuclear workers.

  • You will report overall quality posture and problem areas associated with assigned projects, organizations, and functions to managers and supervisors to assure the supervisor has timely knowledge of emergent quality problems or trends.

  • You will act as a nuclear quality expert and representative of the Nuclear Engineering and Planning Department regarding nuclear auditing and process management matters.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)
    1910 Quality Assurance

  • Requirements



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/.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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 developing and implementing quality assurance methods and procedures to monitor and audit work performed (e.g., design, testing, maintenance, and refueling) on nuclear reactor plants to identify operational or procedural deficiencies and recommend corrective action to ensure work processes meet quality and certification requirements.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp.

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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Quality Assurance Specialist (Nuclear)

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