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Salary: $86 962 - 113 047 per year
Relocation: YES
City: Mayport
Published at: Mar 27 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
You will serve as a NAVAL ARCHITECT in the Naval Architecture Branch of SOUTHEAST REG MAINTENANCE CTR SERMC.


You will provide highly skilled engineering support and serve as a regional technical authority. You will serve as Naval Sea Systems Command representative for shipboard and in-shop technical assistance on problems beyond the capability of organizational level, Intermediate Maintenance Level Activities, and ship repair facilities. You will provide naval architecture services in connection with overhaul and repair of major ship classes such as aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers, frigates and construction of small boats. You will provide engineering guidance in accordance with established NAVSEA Technical Authority policy and generate engineering products regarding reliability, configuration, and system performance. You will serve as a naval architecture expert for the activity, acting as a naval architect specialist for the Command, and performing as the advisor relative to the naval architecture field in theory and design. You will perform detailed engineering analysis as necessary to solve ship alterations and other problems in the naval architecture field where such problems require the services of an expert troubleshooter. You will provide guidance and approval as to the acceptability of proposed substitute material and components based on contractor’s and subcontractor’s plans for fabrication of the substitute. You will determine acceptability of laboratory tests performed by contractors, and establishment of engineering requirements and test standards for contractual specifications. You will coordinate complex alterations with other engineers and technicians within the activity. You will serve as a specialist and technical advisor for review and approval of detailed working plans prepared by contractor engineering staff for ships structures and arrangements. You will make oral and written reports on technical topics to engineering technicians, engineers, supervisors, shipbuilding specialists, planners, contractors and Navy personnel.


  • 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.
  • This position has been identified as one in which shift hours may be changed without three days advance notice and for periods of less tan three weeks,
  • There are also requirements to conduct surface vessel/submarine at-sea trials and evaluations.
  • Incumbent is required to perform assigned duties at a variety of job sites within commuting area. It is incumbent's responsibility to transport him/herself in an expeditious manner between job sites in local area of his/her permanent duty station.


In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, to qualify for the Information NAVAL ARCHITECT, GS-0871-12, your resume must demonstrate at least one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Experience providing expert engineering guidance in accordance with established NAVSEA Technical Authority policy. Experience generating engineering products regarding reliability, configuration, and system performance. Experience demonstrating knowledge of US Navy specifications and regulations pertaining to design, maintenance, safety, and operation of assigned ship equipment/systems. Experience utilizing a high degree of innovation to troubleshoot and resolve complex problems in assigned ship equipment. NOTE: THIS INFORMATION MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION. 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 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 positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess

A. 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.
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 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:
1. Professional registration or licensure -- Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT)1, 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 example, an applicant who attains registration through a State Board's eminence provision as a manufacturing engineer typically would be rated eligible only for manufacturing engineering positions.

2. Written Test -- Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) 2 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.

3. Specified academic courses -- Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and that included the courses specified in the basic requirements under paragraph A. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program as described in paragraph A.

4. Related curriculum -- 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 1 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 SOUTHEAST REG MAINTENANCE CTR SERMC PO Box 280057 Naval Station Mayport Jacksonville, FL 32228-0057 US
  • Name: Department of Navy EIC
  • Email: [email protected]


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