|This series, 0873, covers technical positions supervising, leading, or performing work involving surveying Government-owned and/or operated vessels, or privately-owned and operated merchant vessels, to determine their condition and the extent of work necessary for the vessels and their components to meet specified requirements. The work requires applying a practical knowledge of: preparing specifications, including estimates of labor and material costs, to cover work determined to be necessary as a result of surveys; and|
inspecting and accepting the work accomplished to place the vessel in the condition specified. To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, youmustmeet the experience requirements for the grade at which you are requesting consideration.
OnExperience,you must have at least one year of experience, equal or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level,which included: Experience conducting surveys on machinery, refrigeration, electronic, electrical equipment, hulls, hull equipment, paint and preservation, etc. to determine condition and repairs of assigned ships required to meet specified regulatory standards; AND
Experience preparing detailed technical overhaul/repair specifications, based on regulatory requirements, to identify required quality and quantity of materials and estimated man hours; AND
Experience preparing cost estimates based on publications, experience, data and personal knowledge, for each item in the specification and total cost of job, man hours, materials and overhead. For the
OnExperience,you must have at least one year of experience, equal or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level,which included: Experience inspecting ships undergoing repairs and other work involving commercial shipyard or marine repair facilities to observe work in progress to assure compliance with specifications; AND
Experience preparing dry dock schedules, cyclic maintenance requirements, and other advance planning as required to be to advise operational, maintenance and supply personnel of matters relating to marine maintenance problems. For the
OnExperience,you must have at least one year of experience, equal or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level,which included: Experience maintaining and repairing ocean-going vessels, surveying and inspecting such vessels for the purpose of classification appraisal, determinations of general conditions, and fitness for operations; AND
Experience in commercial marine surveying, shipboard engineering officer services, or shipyard management such as providing guidance on maintenance and repair functions, policy and procedures, compliance with regulatory requirements, instructions, and standards governing the conduct of conditions surveys, inspections, dry dockings, doc trials, and sea trials. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Communications and Media - Knowledge of the production, communication and dissemination of information and ideas to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
Attention to Detail- Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
Technical Competence - Uses knowledge that acquired through formal training or extensive on-the-job experience to perform one's job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical information related to the job; advises others on technical issues. For all types of consideration, experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.For additional information about applying to Federal positions in this series, please click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/marine-survey-technical-series-0873/.
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