Vacancy No.: NW4XXXX-04-P21154712-DH
Department: Naval Sea Systems Command
Salary: $31,489.00 to $62,830.00
Grade:02 to 02
Open Date: 7/1/2014
Close Date: 7/2/2014
Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
Department:Department of the Navy
Agency:Naval Sea Systems Command
Job Announcement Number:NW4XXXX-04-P21154712-DH
SALARY RANGE:$31,489.00 to $62,830.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:Tuesday, July 1, 2014 to Wednesday, July 2, 2014
SERIES & GRADE:ND-0810/0830/0850/0854/0855/0861/0893/0896-02
POSITION INFORMATION:Full Time - Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS: Many vacancies in the following location:
WHO MAY APPLY:All U.S. Citizens
JOB SUMMARY: About the Agency
This announcement is for entry level professional engineering positions at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona Division (NSWC Corona). NSWC Corona is seeking candidates with qualifying Bachelor'sdegrees in professional engineering and acumulativeGrade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 or better. Applications can be accepted from students who expect to complete qualifying education within 9 months from the date of application.
This position has promotion potential to the ND-04 grade level. 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.
All qualified applicants will be referred to management for selection consideration in Veterans' Preference order, followed by all qualified non-veteran applications. If there are a sufficient number of qualified applicants with veterans' preference, only those veterans will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
NSWC Corona is the Navy's independent assessment agent and home to three premier national laboratory and assessment centers: the Joint Warfare Assessment Lab (JWAL); the Measurement Science and Technology Lab; and the Daugherty Memorial Assessment Center (DMAC). Along with the renowned âCorona Engineers,â these state-of-the-art facilities enable Corona to fulfill its unique mission for the Navy. The JWAL and DMAC are at the core of Corona's integrated approach to warfare assessment, and the Measurement Science and Technology Lab is where Corona researches and establishes the metrology and calibration standards and procedures for the Navy and Marine Corps.
Learn more about NSWC Corona at: http://www.navsea.navy.mil/nswc/corona/default.aspx
TRAVEL REQUIRED » Occasional Travel
» Occasional travel may be required.
RELOCATION AUTHORIZED » Yes
» Relocation expenses may or may not be authorized.
KEY REQUIREMENTS » You must be a US Citizen.
» Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (see www.sss.gov)
» Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
» Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
» You must obtain and maintain a security clearance.
DUTIES:This notice is issued under the Distinguished Scholastic Achievement Appointment (DSAA) Authority for Science & Technology Reinvention Laboratory (STRL), to recruit and appoint individuals with undergraduate degrees (for the ND-02) possessing distinguished scholastic achievements. As such, this notice is targeted to qualified United States citizens who are not current permanent Federal employees. Duties and responsibilities may include:
0810 - Civil Engineering Series: This series covers professional engineering positions involved in managing, supervising, leading, and/or performing professional engineering and scientific work involving: construction, renovation, inspection, decommissioning, and/or demolition of structures, infrastructures, and their environmental systems above or under the earth's surface; investigation and evaluation of the earth's physical, natural, and man-made features; and transportation, utilities, building and construction industries.
0830 - Mechanical Engineering Series: This series covers professional engineering positions involved in the managing, supervising, leading, and/or performing professional engineering and scientific work: involving the design, development, commission, manufacture, operation, maintenance, and disposal of mechanical devices and systems and their equipment and/or components; and concerning the principles of motion, energy, force, and material properties to ensure mechanical devices and systems and their equipment and/or components function safely, reliably, efficiently, and economically.
0850 - Electrical Engineering Series:This series includes professional engineering positions that require primarily application of knowledge of: (1) the physical and engineering sciences and mathematics; (2) electrical phenomena; and (3) the principles, techniques, and practices of electrical engineering. The work pertains primarily to electrical circuits, circuit elements, equipment, systems, and associated phenomena concerned with electrical energy for purposes such as motive power, heating, illumination, chemical processes, or the production of localized electric or magnetic fields.
0854 - Computer Engineering Series:This series includes professional engineering positions that require primarily the application of knowledge of: (1) fundamentals and principles of professional engineering; (2) computer hardware, systems software, and computer system architecture and integration; and (3) mathematics, including calculus, probability, statistics, discrete structures, and modern algebra. The work pertains primarily to the research, design, development, testing, evaluation, and maintenance of computer hardware and software systems in an integrated manner.
0855 - Electronics Engineering Series:This series includes professional engineering positions that require primarily application of knowledge of: (1) the physical and engineering sciences and mathematics; (2) electronic phenomena; and (3) the principles, techniques, and practices of electronics engineering. The work pertains primarily to electronic circuits, circuit elements, equipment, systems, and associated phenomena concerned with electromagnetic or acoustical wave energy or electrical information for purposes such as communication, computation, sensing, control, measurement, and navigation.
0861 - Aerospace Engineering Series:This series includes professional engineering positions involved in planning, research, development, design, test and evaluation, analysis, production, fabrication, operation, type certification, and/or maintenance of aerospace vehicles or integrally associated equipment.
0893 - Chemical Engineering Series:This series covers professional engineering positions managing, supervising, leading, and/or performing professional engineering and scientific work involving: chemical processes utilized by industries and scientific technologies to produce useful products and systems; and the use of mass, momentum, and energy transfers together with thermodynamics and chemical kinetics to explore, extend, improve, and provide for existing and potential chemical and biochemical conversion processes.
0896 - Industrial Engineering Series: This series covers professional engineering positions managing, supervising, leading, and/or performing professional engineering and scientific work to determine, evaluate, predict, and advise on effective ways for an organization to use its production factors (i.e., people, equipment, materials, information, and energy) to make or process a product or provide a service.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: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 submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.
In addition, your resume must demonstrate that you have successfully completed (or will complete within 9 months) a full four-year professional engineering curriculum leading to a qualifying bachelor's degree.
BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT FOR 0810/0830/0850/0854/0855/0861/0893/0896: You must meet the following basic educational requirements of this position:
To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
In addition to the basic entry qualification requirements above, applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:
DISTINGUISHED SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
ND-02: Successful completion of(or will complete within 9 months) a full four-year professional engineering curriculum leading to a qualifying bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited college or university.
Selective Placement Factors: These positions have two Selective Placement Factors (screen-out) which will be used to determine minimum qualifications for the position. Applicants not possessing both Selective Placement Factors WILL be found ineligible for the position. Possession of the selective placement factors must be verifiable via your resume AND the assessment questionnaire.
1) SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR - Educational Discipline: Successful completion of a bachelor's degree in at least one of the following disciplines (or will successfully complete within 9 months):
· Aerospace Engineering - Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace Engineering
· Chemical Engineering - Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering
· Civil Engineering - Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
· Computer Engineering - Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering
· Electrical Engineering - Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering OR Bachelor's Degree in Electronics Engineering
· Electronics Engineering - Bachelor's Degree in Electronics Engineering OR Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
· Industrial Engineering - Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering
· Mechanical Engineering - Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
2) SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR - Grade Point Average (GPA)
· Your qualifying Bachelor's degree must reflect a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or betterin one of the defined engineering curriculums above.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:
Individual Occupational Requirement for All Professional Engineering Positions: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-prof.asp and
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link:View Assessment Questions.
Are you using your education to qualify?For positions requiring positive education requirements, or 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). 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
All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.
A security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug testmay berequired. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the applicant fails to report to the scheduled drug test appointment. Incumbents of drug testing designated positions will be subject to random testing. Drug test results will be provided to the employing activity/command.
Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.
Position may require successful completion of a physical examination.
Position may require occasional travel.
Positions are subject to Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.
Positions may becovered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and require additional education, training and experience. All DoD personnel filling acquisition positions have 24 months to achieve the certification standards (career field/path and level) assigned to the position. If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire.
If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your scoremay be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
BENEFITS:Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan. More information can be found at:
OTHER INFORMATION:This position is in the Science & Technology Reinvention Laboratory (STRL) Human Resource Management System pay band for Department of Defense laboratories.
Position is subject to the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.
This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
Relocationexpenses may or may not be authorized.
Recruitment incentives may or may not be authorized.
Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense Direct Deposit program.
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov/).
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.
Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
To support your eligibility claim,you must attach all required documentation as indicated in the "Applicant Checklist - External" link located within the "Required Documents" section of the announcement. Failure to attach required documentation will result in an ineligible rating.
Federal Annuitant Information:
The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf
Veteran's Preference Information:
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligible:
ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements; however, the individual would not necessarily be considered highly or best qualified. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ICTAP_Statement.pdf
Military Spouse Preference (MSP):
HOW TO APPLY:To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
-Complete Resume. (If multiple resumes are submitted, only the most recent one will be used for qualifications determinations.)
-Complete Assessment Questionnaire.View Occupational Questionnaire.
-Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.
Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire,and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Wednesday, July 02, 2014. Please follow all instructions carefully as missing application information will not be requested.
If you upload your documents,do not faxthe same documents.
If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login select Application Status,and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at:
This Vacancy ID is 1154712.
** It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information and documentsentered, uploaded, or faxed is received, legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant. **.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:The documents you are required to submit vary based on what you are claiming (i.e., applying as a veteran or disabled veteran, applying as a military spouse, etc). Please review the following link to see if there are any documents you need to provide:
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:DON Employment Info Center EIC
64267 NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CTR CORONA DIV
1999 4th St
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.
Best qualified applicants willbe referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
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