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Salary: $99 200 - 153 354 per year
Relocation: YES
Published at: Jan 23 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
You will serve as a GENERAL ENGINEER in the Industrial Operations Directorate (SEA 04), Oversight & Assessment Division, (SEA 04Q) of NAVSEA HQ FIELD SUPPORT.


You will perform quality assurance and quality control assessments/audits during the maintenance, repair and modernization of ships. You will serve as a consultant and expert advisor for the organization in applying advanced concepts, principles, and processes for life cycle engineering and management of various systems, subsystems, equipment, and procedures. You will plan, manage, and coordinate various engineering development programs/projects that involve continuous systems modification, system requirement evaluation, and other pertinent factor/system performance analysis. You will advise other organizational staff members about state-of-the-art equipment for incorporation into existing systems and equipment. You will participate with top management officials in persuading users to accept new systems or equipment. You will provide direction of systems engineering initiatives, systems design, hardware, software integration systems, software engineering processes, internal and external interface management, and system technical performance. You will troubleshoot, analyze and determine operating problems, and recommend appropriate changes to correct deficiencies. You will conduct feasibility studies to analyze, evaluate, and determine the practicability and adaptability of proposed solutions. You will plan, coordinate, and conduct various engineering development programs/projects that involve continuous systems modification, systems requirement evaluation, and systems performance analysis. You will define project goals, develop plans, schedules, cost estimates, resource requirements, and resulting budgets to achieve established program goals and objectives on schedule and within fiscal constraints. You will provide scientific, technical, and professional engineering advice and guidance to organizational leaders and supporting project/program and execution elements. You will represent the organization to parties involved in the planning, development, and execution of assigned projects/programs. You will plan and coordinate the Navy shipboard major fire drill schedules. You will plan, coordinate, and execute technical evaluations of field activity performance. You will apply technical policies and procedures in order to successfully manage nuclear powered ship maintenance availabilities.


  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the next lower pay band, NH-02 (GS-11 equivalent), in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: as a professional engineer applying engineering principles (e.g. naval architecture, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and safety engineering) to perform quality assurance, quality control assessments, or audits for the maintenance, repair, or modernization of naval ships. 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=List-by-Occupational-Series AND https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdf 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:

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 position.


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: http://www.nspe.org


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: http://www.nspe.org/Licensure/HowtoGetLicensed/index.html.


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.


  • Address NAVSEA HQ FIELD SUPPORT 1333 Isaac Hull Avenue SE Washington, DC 20376 US
  • Name: Department of Navy EIC
  • Email: [email protected]


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