Engineering Technician
Department of the Navy - Philadelphia, PA

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This position is located within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic, Public Works Department, PA. Specifically the position is located within the Philadelphia Public Works Office, PM&E Branch Group two (PRP212). This position will serve as an Engineering technician that provides engineering support services in the field of construction contracts between the Navy and private parties. Contracts involve construction of buildings, pavements, and utility systems, usually requiring one to two years to construct.


If claiming Veterans Preference you must attach the supporting documents

PCS/Relocation costs may or may not be authorized

A Valid State Driver's License is required

Position requires signing Annual Confidential Financial Disclosure Report

o Provide advice and solutions to construction engineers on technical engineering practices.

o Provide contract support for all parties involved in contracts.

o Coordinate project managers with all personnel.

o Perform site management for all locations assigned.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have one or more years of progressively related experience. Examples of this experience include review, assess, and resolve complex and diverse construction and design problems encountered during the performance of projects. Experience that provides sound understanding of engineering concepts, principles, and practices applicable to the full range of engineering duties (civil, mechanical, electrical, or environmental) concerned with design and layout of construction operations.

Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

A security clearance may be a requirement of this position.

Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the duties of this position.

  • Technical knowledge in the various facets of construction to include architectural, structural, civil, mechanical, and electrical construction
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to lead construction teams and/or quality control or quality assurance.
  • Skilled in administration of Construction Quality Management to ensure conformance of construction contract requirements for contracts.
  • Knowledge of construction industry/federal government safety, health and environmental standards, and the ability to ensure compliance with related contract requirements.
CATEGORY RATING: Candidates who meet the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy will be rated according to the Category Rating Procedures. This means the candidates will be assigned to a pre-defined quality category based on their application responses to the occupational questionnaire. Candidates in the highest quality category will be referred to the hiring manager.

Category Rating: You will be rated based on the following categories: Best Qualified - Highly Qualified - Qualified

Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401 K-type retirement plan

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This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense Direct Deposit program.

Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from selective service (see )

The selection of a federal annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at

Military Spouse Preference (MSP) : If you are the spouse of an active duty military member, then you may be eligible for MSP. To be eligible you: (1) must have been married to your military sponsor prior to reporting to the new duty assignment; and, (2) must have accompanied your military sponsor on a Permanent Change in Station (PCS) move; and, (3) the position for which you are applying must be within the commuting area of your military sponsor's new permanent duty station. MSP applies if you are ranked among the "best qualified" for this vacancy, and the list established from this announcement is used to fill the vacancy. To be rated "best qualified", MSP applicants must attain an eligibility rating on this examination of 80 or higher, not including points for veteran's preference. MSP does not apply, however, when preference would violate statutes or regulations on veteran's preference or nepotism.

You must request MSP by submitting a copy of your military sponsor's PCS orders.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): If you are a displaced employee of a non-Department of Defense Federal agency, you may be eligible for special priority consideration under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. To be considered well qualified for this position, you must meet at least Best Qualified category rating under the How You Will Be Evaluated section. Federal employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must, upon request, submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704. This includes a copy of the agency separation notice, a copy of their most recent performance rating, and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your ICTAP eligibility clearly on your application. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at - 2 years ago - save job - copy to clipboard
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