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Job Details Bahrain


Architecture and Engineering

Automotive Engineering Technician



null, Egypt

Summary You will serve as a Engineering Technician in the Engineering Department of FW DEPLOYED REG MAINT CTR DET BAHRAINas an Integrated Test Engineer (ITE). Responsibilities You will manage the Total Ships Test Program to determine if improvements are required to ensure availability is certified in a timely manner. You will execute plans for test events, qualifications, certifications, or in-service engineering efforts to ensure technical capabilities are maintained. You will monitor technical engineering project plans (e.g., test and evaluation master plans) to adjust production, installation, or certification schedules. You will perform technical engineering assessments to evaluate technical compliance of electronic system repair during maintenance and modernization operations. You will meet with personnel or stakeholders to provide engineering advisory services in regards to integrated test programs. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Develop integrated test plans and schedules with project engineers, test site personnel, and other organizations involved in the shipboard test events to prove system integrity and sea trial readiness; 2) Interpret and apply ship overhaul and building specifications and requirements pertaining to design, maintenance, safety and operation of assigned equipment and systems; 3) Provide technical support to contractors' shipboard testing work, deliverables and integrated production schedule for compliance and quality; 4) Review Hull, Mechanical and Electrical (HM&E) and Combat Systems test procedures before and after completion of testing and work certification; and 5) Use qualitative and quantitative techniques to develop and manage new or modified integrated test plans sufficient to serve as a resident expert on ship testing. Note: This information must be supported in your resume to be considered for this position. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: [Register to View] 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 There are no education requirements for this position. Additional Information for BAHRAIN: The Office of the Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) limits the number of Bahrain based DoD personnel accompanied tours. Dependent entry approval from Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command is required for all accompanied tours prior to extending the final job offer and prior to issuing Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders. Accompanied tours are not guaranteed. Tour of duty for Bahrain is 18-month unaccompanied or 24-month accompanied. The current workweek is Sunday through Thursday. Employees hired from continental U.S. will receive Sunday Premium Pay (computed at 25% of basic hourly rate, eight hours per week).Relocation and recruitment incentives up to 25% may be authorized. This is a Key/Emergency-Essential position. In the event of a crisis situation of war, the incumbent must continue to perform assigned duties to support mission requirements until relieved by proper authority. In addition, this position requires Anthrax vaccinations. The Anthrax vaccination is a series of 6 shots occurring at 0, 2 and 4 weeks; then at 6, 12 and 18 months, followed by an annual booster as long as you remain in the position. We strongly recommend that you begin the Anthrax series before arriving in Bahrain and provide a shot card or other medical verification upon arrival. If this is not possible, you will be required to report to the Branch Health Clinic to receive these mandatory vaccinations within 15 days of arrival. The Branch Health Clinic will also provide subsequent Anthrax vaccinations (to complete the series) as well as annual boosters. You may be exempt from Anthrax requirements if you provide acceptable medical documentation which provides medical justification for exemption. Please refer to the hyperlinks for additional information. Additional Information 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: [Register to View] Tour of duty will be 18-month unaccompanied or 24-month accompanied tour based on available Dependent Entry Approval (DEA) To learn more about the living and working conditions at this military installation and additional Foreign Overseas information, please go to: [Register to View] Priority consideration will be given to military spouse preference and family member preference eligible residing in the commute area of the duty location for this position. Commute area is defined as the geographic area surrounding the duty location in which people can reasonably be expected to travel back and forth daily. Military Spouses and Family Members may apply 30 days before their anticipated arrival date. However, they will not receive preference until arrival at the foreign location. Additional documentation may be required prior to granting preference. Military spouses and family members who are appointed may not extend longer than 2 months following the transfer of the sponsor from the commuting area of the foreign duty station; 2 months beyond the separation of the appointee's sponsor; or any time beyond the time employee ceases to be a family member. Please refer to the Education Section of this announcement for additional information about Bahrain. 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: [Register to View] This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.