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Second Assistant Engineer

Job ID: 106196
Location: USA Military Sealift Command (MSC) Vessels Worldwide
Salary: $64,026 per Year
Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Mid Career
Company: CIVMAR Support Center
Contact: Military Sealift Command
Phone: 1-877-JOBS-MSC
URL: http://www.sealiftcommand.com
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Job Description
Announcement #: 13-306-01EX
Title, Series, Grade (Code): Second Assistant Engineer (W), WM-9933-26 (306)
Base Salary: $64,026 Per annum
Type of
Appointment: Excepted Service Career-Conditional
Opening Date: October 01, 2012 Closing
Date Open continuously with periodic cut-offs
Location: Military Sealift Command (MSC) Vessels Worldwide
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified United States Citizens who are currently not employed with Military Sealift Command (MSC) as civil service mariner (CIVMAR) employees.
Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
Duties: The Second Assistant Engineer is responsible for the proper operation, maintenance, upkeep and conditions of the fire room, boilers and auxiliary equipment and machinery, which may include UNREP cargo systems. Aboard Steam vessels is responsible for the condition, maintenance and operation of boilers and appurtenances, testing boiler water chemistry, maintaining test records, calibrating combustion control equipment, operating evaporators, and the maintenance of feed and condensate systems. Aboard Diesel or Gas Turbine vessels is responsible for the proper operation, maintenance, and repair of auxiliary boilers and appurtenances, propulsion and auxiliary diesel engines, and auxiliary system machinery and equipment; and for the operation and condition of the fuel oil system, including transfer pumps, strainers, heaters, heating coils, and storage
tanks. Carries out duties in accordance with all environmental and pollution instructions and is required to be proficient in the performance of shipboard engineering, fire, and collision drills to carry out instructions safely and efficiently, taking the initiative to perform emergency duties without specific orders or instructions.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements: Must be a United States Citizen of at least 18 years of age and possess and maintain a valid:

1. U. S. Passport with a minimum of 7 months remaining of expiration date,
2. United States Coast Guard (USCG) Merchant Mariner’s Document (MMD), or Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC), with a minimum of 10 months remaining of


expiration date with the following endorsement(s): Any Unlicensed Rating within the Engine Department.
3. Transportation Worker Identification Credential
(TWIC) card with a minimum of 10 months remaining of expiration date.
4. Licensing/Certification requirements:
• USCG license endorsed as: Second Assistant Engineer or above – Steam, Gas Turbine, or Motor of unlimited horsepower,
• STCW certificate endorsed as: Second Assistant
Engineer.
• Federal EPA Universal refrigerant handling certificate/card reflecting document number.
Evaluation
Criteria: Applicants who meet the Minimum Eligibility Requirements described above will be further evaluated. Documented knowledge, skills, and abilities, education, training, and awards contained in the application package and
resume will be reviewed and rated to determine the degree to which applicants possess the required knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below that are essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position for which applicants are being considered.

1. Applied knowledge of engineering to ensure proper operation, monitoring, repair and maintenance of engine machinery, equipment and spaces.
2. Ability to organize, coordinate, direct, evaluate, assess the work of others.
3. Analytical skills to troubleshoot, operate and repair assigned ship equipment and to interpret technical manuals, blueprints, etc.
4. Skill in the use of power and hand tools and the ability to weld and braze.
5. Skill in computer, oral and written communication including demonstrated ability to use commom MSC applications such as MS-Office, SAMM, LogBook, ShipClip, etc.

Related MSC, military, and/or commercial experience, etc., will also be part of the rating process.
Conditions of
Employment: 1. CIVMAR positions are subject to drug urinalysis testing.
2. Able to obtain and maintain security clearance
eligibility and assignment to a sensitive position.
3. Able to successfully pass the physical examinations
(arranged by MSC) and maintain MSC medical requirements. Participate in vaccine immunization; including a tuberculosis (TB) screening test is also required. TB screening is not provided at the MSC-arranged medical examination, but can usually be obtained from your


personal medical provider or free at any local Public Health Clinic. If you have previously had a positive TB skin test (i.e. a CONVERTER or REACTOR), another skin test is not required, but you must instead provide the Medical Department written proof that you have completed treatment with medicine (i.e. INH), or that you have started treatment with medicine, or that such treatment is not warranted as determined by competent medical authority.
4. Attend and successfully complete all mandatory training courses, including Personal Survival, which requires the ability to float in the water for a minimum of 60 seconds.
5. Be ready, willing, and able to physically perform the
duty of this position worldwide at all times.
6. Be ready, willing, and able to work in shipboard
environment conditions, and wear protective equipment worldwide at all times.
7. Entry-level positions require candidates to pass an
English Language Competency Test.
8. Participate in direct deposit/electronic funds
transfer as the standard method of payroll payments.
9. Capable of speaking, understanding, reading and
writing the English language.

Note:
a. The tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to report to any of the scheduled appointments, fails the physical examination, fails the language competency test, fails drug test, fails to disclose employment information, fails to report to the New Employee Orientation, or is unable to obtain a security clearance.
b. In case by case bases, an applicant who accepts a tentative offer of employment will be required to provide a VA Rating Decisions and or Office of Worker’s Compensation Program (OWCP) Scheduled Awards.
How to Apply: ALL documents MUST be POSTMARKED by the cut-off or
closing date of this announcement. Only applications received during the announced timeframe will be considered. MSC is not responsible for obtaining documents to include in your package.

The following documents are required and are to be submitted in the following order:

1. A completed, signed and dated Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-612) to include social security number, US Citizenship, veterans preference and previous federal employment. For forms visit

http://www.sealiftcommand.com.

2. A completed, signed and dated Declaration of Federal Employment (OF-306), including Applicant’s Statement of Selective Service Registration Status, for forms visit http://www.sealiftcommand.com. For Selective Service information, visit www.sss.gov. If you answered yes to Questions 9 and/or 11; or have current or pending
criminal charges and/or charges for any violation of law,
court abstracts from the Clerk of Courts are required.

3. A current United States Coast Guard Merchant Mariner’s Document (MMD), front and back or Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC), all pages and front and back copy of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) with a minimum of ten months remaining of expiration date.

4. A front and back copy of your current United States Coast Guard license, and/or STCW certificate with a minimum of ten months remaining of expiration date, if applicable.

5. A current U. S. Passport with a minimum of seven months remaining of expiration date.

6. A copy of professional certificates as applicable for this position.

7. If you are a current federal employee, you must include a copy of your most recent Notice of Personnel Action (SF-50).

8. If you are a prior federal government employee, you must include a copy of your separation Notice of Personnel Action (SF-50).

9. If you served in the U.S. Military Service, you must provide a copy of your Certificate of Discharge (DD214) that shows the type of discharge you received. This information is located under the “Character of Service” block of your DD214. If you are claiming 10 points or higher veteran's preference, you must provide supporting documentation such as, a completed Application for Preference (SF-15) (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf). Additional information on Veterans’ Preference is available at www.opm.gov/veterans. You will also be required to provide a copy of the VA Rating Decisions upon accepting the tentative offer of employment.


10. Resume. All resumes shall be one sided, type written in Courier New (12 pitch), and must show sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which applicants are being
considered; and shall include the following information in its order:(See template):
(a) Full name.
(b) Relevant work experience within the last 5 years including paid and non paid public or private
sector work experience related to the job for which applying.
(c) Colleges or universities name, city, and state (with zip code), major(s), type and year of any degree received (if no degree, show total credits earned and indicate whether semester or quarter hours).

11. Last 5 years of Performance Evaluations (if available) and training certificates applicable to the position you are applying to.

12. Job related honors, awards, and special accomplishments; for example, Military, Government or recognized professional organizations related to the maritime field and performance awards. Submit copies.

Failure to submit any required information to show that you meet the minimum qualifications as outlined in the JOA will result in the applicant being found ineligible. Failure to provide a Resume as directed in the JOA will result in applicant being found ineligible.

All applications and supporting documents will become the property of MSC, and will not be returned to the
applicant once submitted. Applicants are encouraged to
make copies of all documentation prior to submission.
How To Contact
Us: Please send completed packages to:

Military Sealift Command
CIVMAR Support Center
6353 Center Drive, Building #8, Suite 202
Norfolk, VA 23502

If you have any questions, please email us at civmar@mariner.com or call our toll free Recruitment hotline at 1-877-JOBS-MSC (1-877-562-7672). Please also visit our website at http://www.sealiftcommand.com.

NOTE: FAILURE TO PROVIDE REQUIRED INFORMATION REQUESTED FOR
THIS POSITION WILL ADVERSELY AFFECT YOUR ELIGIBILITY.
Federal job applicants who make a false statement in any


part of the application could be turned down for the job, fired after beginning work, or subject to fine, imprisonment (U.S. Code, title 18, section 1001), or
other disciplinary action.

In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or re-determined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e. retired under section 8336(d)(1)or
8414(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed
to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300 at www.dtic.mil/whs/directives.).”

YOU MAY NOT BE HIRED IF YOU FAIL TO REPORT:
1. Previous Security Clearance Issues (intents to deny or the revocation of security clearances).
2. Debts.
3. Previous felony convictions where actual time was served in jail for more than one year.

Any questions relative to this issue should be directed to the CIVMAR Support Center at 1-866-562-7672.

MILITARY
SEALIFT COMMAND
IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. All applicants meeting minimum qualifications will receive consideration without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, lawful political affiliation, non-disqualifying disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, other personal condition unrelated to the applicant’s basic ability to perform satisfactory. Please visit http://www.msc.navy.mil/civmar/eeo.htm for more information. Determinations of whether an accommodation is appropriate shall be made by the agency as soon as practicable, after the initial application process and shall be made with regard to all applicable statutes and regulations. If assistance is required to complete the application process, interested applicants should call our CIVMAR Support Center at the above number and refer to the “How to Apply” section of this announcement.
 
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