U.S. Pacific Fleet, Commander in Chief MARINE MACHINERY MECHANIC in San Diego, California

U.S. Pacific Fleet, Commander in Chief
2 vacancies in the following location:
  • San Diego, CA
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Wednesday 10/12/2016 (12 day(s) ago)

** Closes Tuesday 10/25/2016 (1 day(s) away)

Job Overview

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

The selectee for this position serves as a Marine Machinery Mechanic in the production department of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.


Your duties as a Marine Machinery Mechanic consist of but are not limited to:

  • Testing and troubleshooting shipboard mechanical systems and components to assure proper operations.

  • Assembling nuclear reactor components for installation in the reactor.

  • Disassembling and inspecting diesel engines and marine auxiliary systems.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel is dependent upon position description and availability of funding.
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses i.e. PCS or relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations, command policy and available command funding.
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
  • Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • See Other Information section for additional requirements.

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

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.

This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Ability to perform the work of a Marine Machinery Mechanic without more than normal supervision repairing, maintaining, and installing marine machinery, equipment such as catapults, arresting gear, turbines, pumps, compressors, condensers, steering engines, or anchor handling gear.

Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C). Additional qualification information can be found at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/tabindx.asp .

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

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.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the required skills for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.


A security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service, see Legal & Reg. http://www.sss.gov

Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.

Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.

Must be able to lift, carry and set up installations and equipment that weigh 60 pounds and occasionally over 60 pounds. Work is performed in shops and aboard ships and submarines which requires working from uncomfortable and cramped positions involving stopping, kneeling, reaching and climbing. Must be able to climb vertical ladders when work aboard ships and submarines and use of legs, arms and hands is required for climbing. Occasionally performs work from ladders, platforms, staging and work boxes which may be suspended from cranes or forklifts. Visions must be such that incumbent can identify color coding of materials and heats of metals, and can read small scales to within 1/64th of an inch. Must have peripheral vision that will enable incumbent to avoid falls and moving objects. Hearing must be such that incumbent can hear and understand technical work direction given orally during the performance of critical work evolutions. Must be capable of wring/using safety shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection, etc. Assignments may require odd shifts, backshift and overtime work.

Security Clearance


Additional Information
What To Expect Next

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements for which you requested consideration. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.

Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts at: https://www.usajobs.gov/Applicant/Application/ListApplications


Review our benefits

Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, a 401K-type retirement plan, and an Employee Assistance Program. More information can be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx

Other Information

This Position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

Relocation expenses may or may not be authorized.

Relocation expenses may or may not be authorized.

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.

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify Military Spouse Preference (MSP): http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/MilSpousePrefStatement.pdf

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 Information: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Vet%20PreferenceStatement.pdf

ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/ICTAPStatement.pdf

Salary Range: $24.13 to $28.14 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: WG-5334-10/10

Promotion Potential: 10

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 452926000

Job Announcement Number: NW75334-10-1816700QO514423D