• Company:
    United States Fleet Forces Command
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    8 months ago
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You will serve as an INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT MECHANIC in the Repair Department (TRF-300), Waterfront Services Division (TRF-340), Dry Dock/ Mooring Services Branch (Code 341), Dry Dock Operations Shop (08A)

of TRIREFFAC KINGS BAY. If selected below the full performance level, you may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.


You will serves as an Industrial Equipment Mechanic responsible for controlling the operation and identifying preventive maintenance and repairs needed on Dry-dock pump-wells, caissons, capstans, etc.

You will test and inspect mechanical systems and equipment for compliance with specified standards of performance.

You will study mechanical diagrams, blueprints and specifications to determine the necessary repair/alterations to allow for proper function of the machinery and equipment.

You will operate equipment involved with flooding, de-watering, providing auxiliary seawater, firefighting and ground mounted weight-handling equipment, also, includes automatic drainage equipment in the dry-dock.


Conditions of Employment


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 DO THE WORK OF THE POSITION WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION such as: WG-10 Operate, inspect, and perform operational test on mechanical equipment and machinery such as capstans, winches, drainage, de-watering and auxiliary seawater pumps, caisson flooding valves and deballasting pumps and electrically/ mechanically actuated values. Read and interpret blueprints, mechanical diagrams, and specifications. Utilize a variety of test equipment and precision measuring instruments such as hydro test rig, flow meters, depth gauges, calipers, micrometers, scales, alignment scopes, etc. WG-08 Assist in operating pumps, motor, valves, controls winches, governors, piping, gasoline and diesel engines and compressors associated with Dry Dock operations. Assist in operating electrical switchboards and components, capstans and winches, drainage and auxiliary seawater pumps, caisson flooding and deballasting pumps. Utilize a variety of test equipment and precision measuring instruments such as hydro test rig, flow meters, depth gauges, calipers, micrometers, scales, alignment scopes, etc. 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: 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.


Additional Information

This is a bargaining unit position. You will be required to wear personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, coveralls, glasses, goggles, respirators and safety shoes continuously for the duration of the work shift. Work may require periods of standing, vertical climbing, stooping and moving in and out of area of close confinement. Light to moderate physical exertion will be required in lifting and carrying of objects up to 110 pounds with assistance. Will be required to take physical examinations in accordance with mandatory occupational safety and health standards and requirements. This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement. 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. If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy’s Employment Information Center. 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: 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 in the highly qualified category (score 85) or higher. ICTAP candidates must provide copies of all of the following documentation at the time of application: 1) agency notice; 2) most recent performance appraisal; and 3) most recent SF-50 or notification of personnel action that includes position, grade level, and duty location. Applicants who do not provide this documentation will not receive consideration as an ICTAP candidate. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: Military Spouse Preference applicants will receive priority consideration at the Full Performance Level (FPL) and if determined to be Best Qualified at the FPL, and selected, must be placed at the FPL. A BQ military spouse possesses knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies comparable to others who meet the competitive referral criteria for the specific position.