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Interdisciplinary Engineer

Naval Air Systems Command Ridgecrest, CA
  • Posted: March 03, 2019
  • $84,785 to $131,064 Yearly
  • Full-Time

Interdisciplinary Engineer
Department of the Navy
Naval Air Systems Command

  • ##### Open & closing dates
06/27/2019 to 09/06/2019
  • ##### Service
  • ##### Pay scale & grade
DP 4
  • ##### Salary
$84,785 to $131,064 per year
  • ##### Appointment type
  • ##### Work schedule
1 vacancy in the following location:

  • China Lake, CA 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) or relocation incentives as described
in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel
Telework eligible
  • Duties

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This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of
anticipated vacancies under the STRL DHA for Bachelor's/Master's
degrees. Applications will not be accepted through this flyer.
Interested applicants must follow the directions in the "How to
Apply" section of this flyer to be considered. There may or may not
be actual vacancies filled from this flyer. **Notice of Result
letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this
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  • You will serve as a Senior Reliability and Maintainability
Engineer in the Research and Engineering Dept.
  • You will define, implement, maintain the reliability and
maintainability engineering support to the planning, design,
development, test and evaluation, and acquisition of weapons
systems, components, and support equipment.
  • You will plan program requirements of reliability and
reliability analyses, parts selection, prediction, application,
and de-rating support.
  • You will lead Failure Review Board meetings to discuss details
of failures and failure trending.
  • You will review, and validate Failure Mode Effects and
Criticality Analysis (FMECA).
Travel Required
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Supervisory status
Promotion Potential
  • #### Job family (Series)
0830 Mechanical Engineering
0850 Electrical Engineering
0861 Aerospace Engineering
  • Requirements

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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
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of
retired military members within 180 days immediately following
retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the
provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • 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.
  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce
Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field
Engineering Level II. Certification is required within 24 months
of appointment.
In addition to meeting the OPM Basic Requirement, your resume must
also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or
equivalent to the GS-09/11 grade level or DP-03 pay band in the
Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public
sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1)
defining, implementing, maintaining the reliability and
maintainability engineering support; 2) reviewing and validating
Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis; 3) assisting in
engineering investigations and work the Root Cause Corrective
Actions for reported failures.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following
Office of Personnel Management website:\#url=GS-PROF\#url=0800-ndx
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.
Applicants must meet the following basic education requirements of
the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards
Successful completion of a professional engineering degree. To be
acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree (or
higher) in a school of engineering with at least one program
accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
(ABET); 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. Such education must demonstrate the
knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the
Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in
Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any
State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other
means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who
achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g.,
State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for
positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field
of their registration For more information about EI and EIT
registration requirements, please visit the National Society of
Professional Engineers website at:
Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of
Engineering (FE) examination or any other written test required for
professional registration by an engineering licensure board in the
various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico The
FE examination is not administered by the U. S. Office of Personnel
Management. For more information, please visit:
Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in
the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in
engineering that included the courses specified in the basic
requirements under paragraph A (above). The courses must be fully
acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program
as described in paragraph A (above)
Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree
in an appropriate scientific field, e.g., engineering technology,
physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics,
hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a bachelor's
degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least one
year of professional engineering experience acquired under
professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily, there
should be either an established plan of intensive training to
develop professional engineering competence, or several years of
prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g., in
interdisciplinary positions.
Additional information
This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority
Placement Program.
Several vacancies may be filled.
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.
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:
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.
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

Naval Air Systems Command


Ridgecrest, CA
93555 USA

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