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!
This position is located at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) in Jacksonville, Fl. The mission of FRCSE is to maintain capability for and perform a complete range of depot-level rework operations on designated weapon systems, accessories and equipment; to manufacture parts and assemblies as required; to furnish technical and other professional services on aircraft maintenance and logistics problems. This Pipefitter position involves installing, modifying and repairing new and existing high-pressure and deep vacuuming piping systems and complex hydraulic, pneumatic, fuel and air filtering systems, compressed gas and cryogenic systems. TRAVEL REQUIRED
Not Required RELOCATION AUTHORIZED
No KEY REQUIREMENTS
You must be a US Citizen.
Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance.
Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
You must obtain and maintain a security clearance. DUTIES: Back to top
Work from blueprints, drawings and building plans to plan and layout piping systems and equipment .
Install, modify and repair new and existing high pressure piping systems.
Plan and complete the routing and placement of systems leading to equipment. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top
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 submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.
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 .
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 the 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 do the work of a Pipefitter without more than normal supervision such as: Experience as a Pipefitter, working under close supervision, installing, maintaining, repairing and replacing new and existing high pressure piping systems and/or hydraulic, fuel and air filtering systems, compressed gas and cryogenic systems, pneumatic and vacuum systems and equipment such as steam heating, steam generation and heat exchangers; working with commercial, residential and/or industrial applications; working from blueprints and drawings in accordance with codes and regulations.
In addition to the screen-out element you will be evaluated on the following Job Elements through your resume and responses to the on-line assessment questionnaire:
KNOWLEDGE OF EQUIPMENT ASSEMBLY, INSTALLATION, REPAIR, ETC.
ABILITY TO TROUBLESHOOT
ABILITY TO READ AND INTERPRET BLUEPRINTS, SPECIFICATIONS, ETC.
ABILITY TO USE AND MAINTAIN TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. 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 skills required for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions .
Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.
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.
Pre-employment physical is required.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. 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.
You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position and rated as shown below. Additional points are not added for veterans preference; however, preference is still applied. A pplicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:
Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Highly Qualified- Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Qualified - Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.
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.
If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts at: https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/NotificationSettings.aspx . BENEFITS: Back to top Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan.
This Position is subject to Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.
This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
Relocation expenses are not 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 .
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.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligible:
ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements; however, the individual would not necessarily be considered highly or best qualified. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ICTAP_Statement.pdf
Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA):
Military Spouse Preference (MSP):
Veterans Preference Information:
30% or More Disabled Veterans:
HOW TO APPLY: Back to top
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Friday, February 14, 2014 .
- Complete Resume.
- Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire .
- Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the " REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.
If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.
If you upload your documents, do not fax the same documents.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at: http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ApplicationInfo_
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