Job opening: QUALITY ASSURANCE SPEC (MECHANICAL)
Salary: $57 118 - 89 835 per year
Published at: Sep 22 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
You will serve as a Quality Assurance Specialist (Mechanical) in the Quality Assurance Division of SUPERVISOR OF SHIPBUILDING BATH.
You will monitor the capability of the builder's processes, regularly audits their in-process execution, and inspects the final products produced.
You will prepare and monitor surveillance plans, and sampling criteria, for the fabrication, installation, activation, testing and trials of numerous shipboard systems.
You will plan and apply QA methods to audit and monitor the Contractor's QA system and processes; production, waterfront and storage facilities; industrial safety, fire and security programs; and varied contractual personnel qualification programs.
You will monitor corrective actions undertaken to both assure the product delivered adheres to referenced standards, that corrective actions prove successful, and adequate to prevent recurrence.
You will serve as a member of the Supervisor's MOCK INSURV Board, assessing the ship's readiness to operate during acceptance trials, and provide assessment and recommendations concerning delivery readiness, for the vessels under our purview.
- 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.
- This is a bargaining unit position.
- You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
- 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 may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
For the GS-11: Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Conducting quality assurance inspections, assessments, reviews, or audits of identify trends, conditions, or issues in the manufacturing of shipboard system components, products, or materials for shipbuilding projects or construction.
For the GS-09: Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Assisting with quality assurance (QA) work or functions (e.g. inspections, assessments, reviews, and audits) to identify trends, conditions, or issues in the manufacturing of shipboard system components, products, or materials for shipbuilding projects or construction.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN and IOR https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1900/quality-assurance-series-1910/
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.
In lieu of specialized experience, you may qualify with the following education or combination of both education and experience:
Education may be substituted for experience as follows:
: Successful completion of a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
Successful completion of three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree
Possession of an LL.M. degree that is related to the position being filled. https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/students/federal-occupations-by-college-major/
A combination of experience and graduate education as described above that equates to one year of experience.
: Successful completion of a master's or equivalent graduate degree
Successful completion of two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree
Possession of an LL.B. or J.D. that is related to this position being filled. https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/students/federal-occupations-by-college-major/
A combination of experience and graduate education as described above that equates to one year of experience
A transcript must be submitted with your application if qualifying using education. See Required Documents for additional information.
- Address SUPERVISOR OF SHIPBUILDING BATH
574 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530-1905
- Name: Department of Navy EIC
- Email: [email protected]