Naval Facilities Engineering Command ELECTRONICS MECHANIC in Indian Head, Maryland
Summary This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies. Applications will not be accepted through this flyer. Interested applicants must follow the directions in the "How to Apply" section of this flyer to be considered. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer. Notice of Result letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this flyer. Responsibilities You will independently install, overhaul, maintain, and/or repair various fire alarm and fire detection systems. You will troubleshoot and repair radio decoding terminal equipment employing special purpose digital computers, using relay and solid-state logic, digital coding methods, digital readouts, and digital to analog converters. You will repair or replace such parts as condensers, transformers, resistors, diodes, transistors, crystals, switches, coils, integrated circuits, and vacuum tubes. You will test equipment under operating conditions making appropriate adjustments and calibrates other equipment as required. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below. 1) Performing troubleshooting and repairing radio decoding terminal equipment employing special purpose digital computers, using relay and solid state logic, digital coding methods, digital readouts, and digital to analog converters. 2) Repairing or replacing such parts as condensers, transponders, resistors, diodes, transistors, crystals, switches, coils, integrated circuits, and vacuum tubes. 3) Tests equipment under operating conditions making appropriate adjustments and calibrates other equipment as required, and 4) Using such equipment as oscilloscope, wattmeter, frequency meter, diode and transistor checker, tube tester, ohm, volt and amp meter. This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The selective placement factor is: Must have completed a four-year apprenticeship in the trade or must have had four years of practical experience in the trade sufficient in content and progressive acquirement of trade skills to be the equivalent of a qualified Journeyman. Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification Handbook for Trades and Labor Occupations. Additional qualification information can be found at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=Overview 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. Education Additional Information This announcement uses the Defense Industrial Base, Major Range and Test Facilities direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service. This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Several vacancies may be filled. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf. Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below. Physical Effort: Must be able to crawl, climb, kneel, stoop, bend and lift. Must work from ladders, scaffolds and bucket truck. Working Conditions: The incumbent may be assigned to work in areas where certain potentially harmful physical and chemical agents are present. These agents may include, but are not limited to fumes, dust, noise, heat, ionizing, and non-ionizing radiation, chemicals, etc. To ensure employee safety and health, personnel protection programs are maintained, consistent with applicable laws and regulations. These programs may include engineering controls, training, work procedures, use of personal protective equipment, and medical surveillance. As part of medical surveillance programs, the incumbent may be required to take medical examinations to assess his or her medical qualification for duty involving work with these agents. This position requires rotating shift work.