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Cherry Point, North Carolina
Jacksonville, Florida
Lakehurst, New Jersey
Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia
Norfolk, Virginia
Patuxent River, Maryland
Saint Inigoes, Maryland
San Diego, California


United States Citizens


President has ordered a government-wide hiring freeze subject to certain
limited exceptions. This position is subject to the hiring freeze. Although we
are moving forward with the consideration of candidates, we will not make a
selection for this vacancy announcement unless and until the position is no
longer subject to the hiring freeze.The selectee for this position
serves as an Entry Engineerwithin one of the commands of Naval Air Systems Command.This is a public notice announcement; under this recruitment procedure, each location/installation, identified in this public notice will make selections for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.Based on the various locations of this announcement, vacancies can be filled as GS-05/07. The positions have promotion potential to GS-12. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed. Applications can be accepted from students who expect to complete qualifying education within9 months from the date of application.To view additional salary information based on the various locations and pay grade/pay bands, please visit the following: NOTE: Notices of Results (NORs) will not be sent to applicants under this
authority. Please do not contact this office for status. If you are
selected for this position, you will be contacted.



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 and remind you that you MUST submit a copy of your transcript(s) that provide evidence of the positive education requirements for these engineer positions. BASIC ENGINEER REQUIREMENT FOR GS-5: [A] a degree in professional engineering: 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 OR B] combination of education and experience - college-level
education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough
knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional
engineering and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of
the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the
branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated
by ONE of the following: professional registration; written test (successfully
passed the Engineer-In-Training (EIT) examination or the written test required
for professional registration); specified academic courses (successful completion
of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and
engineering sciences and in engineering); OR related curriculum (successful
completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering
technology or in an appropriate professional field). ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT FOR GS-07
POSITIONS: In addition to the basic requirement above,
youmust meet any one of the following minimum qualifications: *One year of engineering work in
the same or similar work at a level of difficulty and responsibility that has
equipped me with the necessary knowledge, skills, or abilities to perform
successfully the duties of this engineering position. Specialized experience
would include: applying basic theories, concepts, principles, and methodologies
to achieve objectives; carry out, interpret, and explain basic computations and
calculations; and read, understand, analyze, interpret and convey findings; OR *Completion of a 4-year course of
study leading to a bachelor's degree as described above AND Superior Academic
Achievement at the baccalaureate level in a professional engineering
curriculum. In view qualifications for Superior Academic Achievement, please
visit:; OR *1 year of graduate-level
education, in addition to meeting the basic requirement that provided the
knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work; OR *Successfully completed a 5 year
program of study of at least 160 semester hours leading to a bachelor's degree
in Engineering. SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: This position has a selective placement factor needed in order to qualify.
The selective placement factor is a degree related to the position being
filled. Failure to possess this factor WILL result in an ineligible
rating. Possession of the factor must be verifiable via your
Materials Engineer Related Degree – Materials Science& Engineering,
Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering Mechanical Engineer Related Degree –
Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Structural Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Engineering
Science & Mechanics, Aerospace Engineering or Aeronautical Engineering. Electrical Engineer Related Degree
–Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Electronics Engineeringor Computer Engineering
Aerospace Engineer Related Degree – Aerospace
Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Structures
Engineering or Engineering Science & Mechanics Chemical Engineer Related Degree –
Chemical Engineering or Materials EngineeringComputer Engineer Related Degree - Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering or Mechatronics EngineeringElectronics Engineer Related Degree - Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineeringor Computer EngineeringIndustrial Engineer Related Degree - Industrial Engineering or Mechanical EngineeringCivil Engineer Related Degree - Civil EngineeringEnvironmental Engineer - Environmental EngineeringAdditional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: ACQUISITION WORKFORCE IMPROVEMENT ACT (DAWIA) REQUIREMENT: This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience. Applicants must achieve certification for applicable Career Field and level within 24 months of appointment. Certification requirements may be viewed at You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. 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. 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 required skills for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

Start Date 03/25/2017

End Date 06/30/2017

Job ID NE708XX-12-1933050XXXXXXXXE

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