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Military Sealift Command SUPERVISORY GENERAL ENGINEER in Naval Base, United States


You will serve as a SUPERVISORY GENERAL ENGINEER in the Engineering Directorate (N047), Directorate Maritime Operations (N04), Policy MGMT & Fleet STDS DIV (N0473) of MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND.


You will direct the development of life cycle plans for major shipboard equipment to support identification of areas that affect vessels in al MSC ship programs.

You will provide management oversight for the interpretation of policies, regulations, and engineering criteria required to develop and maintain damage and casualty control and survivability policy and information.

You will provide management oversight for the interpretation of safety and environmental policies and regulations to determine applicability to MSC ships.

You will review shipboard inspection and survey programs (INSURV, SMART,ABS,USCG, etc.) to ensure that policy is applicable.

You will review data from shipboard and shoreside management systems for life cycle management analysis.


Conditions of Employment


In addition to the basic education requirements your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Mastery experience of advanced techniques of marine engineering, naval architecture, machinery lifecycle management, an engineering policy that enables the incumbent to serve as an expert in the area of ship maintenance and repairs with specialized experience and knowledge of commercial ship operations, reduced Manning, commercial regulatory body requirements, and commercial marine maintenance standards and procedures. Experience and knowledge of environmental, and damage control issues related to vessel operations and maintenance both in a commercial and military environment. Extensive experience and knowledge of regulatory body (ABS, USCG, etc.) requirements for operation, the vessels in the United States. Experience and knowledge of advanced theory, concepts, principles, and practices of all aspects of marine engineering that enables incumbent to resolve complex issues pertaining to safety, material readiness, ship inspection requirements, damage control, and environmental issues as they apply to MSC ships. Experience and skills to provide management oversight for the interpretation of policies, regulations, and engineering criteria required to develop and maintain damage and casualty control and survivability policy and information for program managers, MSC ships in service, and ship acquisition programs. Experience and skills to provide management oversight for the interpretation of environmental policies and regulation two determine applicability to MSC ships. Experience and skills to provide management oversight for interpreting policies and regulations, and for environmental programs for program managers, MSC ships designs in plans for modifications, alterations, and repairs that affect the safety and environmental compliance of MSC ships. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: AND 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.


Applicants must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Successful completion of a professional engineering degree. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree (or higher) in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET); or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. OR Current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), Engineer in Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g., State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration For more information about EI and EIT registration requirements, please visit the National Society of Professional Engineers website at: OR Evidence of having successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination or any other written test required for professional registration by an engineering licensure board in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico The FE examination is not administered by the U. S. Office of Personnel Management. For more information, please visit: OR Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements under paragraph A (above). The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of an engineering program as described in paragraph A (above) OR Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field, e.g., engineering technology, physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a bachelor's degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least one year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily, there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g., in interdisciplinary positions.

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: 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: