Job opening: ELECTRICAL ENGINEER
Salary: $99 714 - 129 625 per year
Published at: Sep 22 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
You will serve as a ELECTRICAL ENGINEER in the UTILITIES MANAGEMENT PRODUCT LINE of NAVAL FACILITIES ENGINEERING SYSTEMS COMMAND MID-ATLANTIC.
You will serve as the lead/senior engineer for the high voltage utility electrical distribution system.
You will analyze performance standards, identify trends, and recommend opportunities for improvements related to the electrical commodity.
You will assess the physical condition of utility-related asset to develop recommendations for necessary repairs and modifications of utility systems.
You will research advancements in technology, perform engineering studies, and economic analysis to recommend changes or establish regional guidance pertaining to electrical or electronic system installations and applications.
- 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 e-verify.gov
- 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.
- 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.
- Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance while employed in the subject position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
- Selectee must obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver’s license.
- Travel is required approximately 5% of the time.
- Must be able to wear safety equipment to meet requirements of duties being performed, i.e., arc rated clothing, safety glasses, hard hat, safety shoes, earplugs, and other specialized equipment.
- This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). Certification in the Acquisition Functional Area and category assigned to the position is required within established category timeframes.
This position has a Selective Placement Factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The Selective Placement Factor is: You must currently be a licensed Professional Engineer (PE). Your license or registration must be held in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your current license or registration with your application package.
In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must 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) Providing electrical engineering expertise for a high voltage electrical utility distribution system to ensure electrical safety and code compliance; 2) Identifying and recommending opportunities for improvements in processes related to the safe operation and maintenance of an electrical utility distribution system; 3) Evaluating electrical outages and incidents to determine root cause and identifying ways to correct/prevent; 4) Establishing regional design guidelines and repair and preventive maintenance work techniques; and 5) Preparing correspondence and reports and presenting briefs. (NOTE: Your answer must be supported by information in your resume.)
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.
Applicants must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:
Degree: Engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by 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.
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 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.
- Address NAVFAC ENGINEERING CMD MID-ATLANTIC
9324 Virginia Ave
Norfolk, VA 23511
- Name: Department of Navy EIC
- Email: [email protected]