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Job opening: Quality Assurance Specialist (Keystone)

Salary: $49 025 - 64 159 per year
Published at: Apr 19 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
See below for important information regarding this job. Positions will be filled at any of the locations listed below. Site specific salary information as follows: Clearwater, FL: $49,025 - $63,733 Largo, FL: $49,025 - $63,733 Melbourne, FL: $49,352 - $64,159 Orlando, FL: $49,025 - $63,733 Charlottesville, VA: $49,025 - $63,733


Serves as a Quality Assurance developmental intern within DCMA. Completes classroom and on-the-job training to acquire, exercise, and maintain knowledge of the duties inherent quality assurance mission support activities. Observes and assists with quality or manufacturing surveillance activities on assigned contracts or other delegated support activities. Observes and assists with the performance of pre-award and/or post-award contract reviews to help assess the appropriate level of quality assurance recommendations and requirements. In developmental capacity, observes and assists with QA abilities such as: quality system validation; assuring critical characteristic inspections are performed and processes validated;... ...participating in material review boards for nonconforming hardware; special tooling, test equipment and facilities inspections; evaluating first article inspections according to approved plans; and documenting QA activity findings.


  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive with Secret Access
  • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal.
  • Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.


To qualify for a Quality Assurance Specialist (Keystone), your resume and supporting documentation must support: A. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position and is directly in or related to this position. To qualify at the GS-07 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes: Monitoring, controlling, or maintaining the quality of products or services in quality assurance, procurement, inspection, and production; OR Reviewing production activities and capabilities using contract quality requirements; OR Reviewing written quality or inspection procedures for adequacy and evaluating the implementation and effectiveness of quality/inspection systems, including sampling plans; OR Analyzing quality data to detect unsatisfactory trends or weaknesses in the quality/inspection system; OR Verifying by test or inspection, using sampling inspection or intensive product inspection techniques, that products comply with requirements prior to acceptance; OR Identifying inadequacies and requesting corrective action; OR Computing data, summarizing results, and preparing reports or charts depicting pertinent relationships using statistical methods; OR Investigating customer complaints and deficiency reports, and providing identification of causes to appropriate authorities; OR Reading, interpreting, and applying technical data such as blueprints, engineering drawings, product specifications, or technical manuals; OR Reviewing and evaluating supply systems operations and procedures through periodic audits and surveillance inspections. B. Education Substitution: Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. Education must be from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education. See http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx. If using education to meet basic qualifications, YOU MUST SUBMIT A TRANSCRIPT as supplemental documentation. To qualify based on education in lieu of specialized experience, you must possess: one full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement. C. Combination: Combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet total qualifications and may be computed by first determining the applicant's total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; then determining the applicant's education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; and then adding the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for that grade level. Only graduate education in excess of the amount required for the next lower grade level may be used to qualify applicants for positions at grade GS-07


If the position has a minimum education requirement you MUST provide transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at the time of application) to support your educational claims. Or, if you are using education to qualify in lieu of specialized experience you MUST provide transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at the time of application) to support your educational claims. The transcripts must include your name, the name of the college or university, class/course list, completed number of credits/hours, and the date degree conferred (if applicable). Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Licenses must be current at time of application.

GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours that your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.


  • Address DEFENSE CONTRACT MGT - EAST REGION 37 Grenier St Bldg 1108 Hanscom AFB, MA 01731 US
  • Name: DHRSStaffing DCMA EAST
  • Phone: 614-692-6762
  • Email: [email protected]

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