Overview

SUPERVISORY QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST (SHIPBUILDING) Job at US Department of the Navy – in Capodichino, Campania

Job Description

Duties

Summary


You will serve as a Supervisory Quality Assurance Specialist (SHIPBUILDING) in the Quality Assurance Department of FORWARD SHIP SUSTAINMENT NAPLES.

Responsibilities

You will advise on quality assurance (QA) issues relating to the verification of materials, products, processes, or documentation.

You will audit program to identify quality problems and opportunities for improvements.

You will analyze quality assurance (QA) problems to determine causes and corrective actions.

You will conduct inspections and audits of materials, products, processes, and services for conformance to specifications and requirements.

You will design inspection procedures and methods to be performed.

You will analyze failure or rejection rates for work products to determine effectiveness of quality control methods or standards.

You will conduct team inspections to verify producers of goods and services are conforming to quality guidelines.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – You will perform temporary duty travel approximately 20% of the time. Travel may be on short notice and/or for extended periods of time.

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

13

Job family (Series)

1910 Quality Assurance

Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Must be a US Citizen.

Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov

Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

This is an overseas position. You will be subject to and must be able to satisfy the overseas requirements of the 26Jul12 DODI 1400.25 V1230: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/140025v1230.pdf

This position may require travel to places within and outside the contiguous United States which could include remote or isolated sites. You may be required to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.

If eligible for permanent change of station, the appointee will be required to sign a transportation agreement to establish a Government time in service requirement of 12 months.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Passport. May be required to obtain a VISA dependent on the overseas country?s laws/regulations.

You will be required to sign the Statement of Understanding for Overseas Employment acknowledging receipt and understanding of the statement of living and working conditions for this location.

Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.

You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States drivers license.

You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.

You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field Production, Quality and Manufacturing Level I. Certification is required within 24 months of appointment

This position is considered Key/Emergency-Essential. You will be required to provide immediate and continuing support to ensure the success of combat operations or the availability of combat-essential systems.

Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. You will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.

Work requires regular and recurring shipboard and shipyard inspections, which requires walking, bending, and climbing ladders for extended periods.

You are frequently required to observe manufacturing operations, witness tests, and examine materials and processes aboard ship and at contractors’ plants.

Qualifications

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 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 and/or coordinate the quality programs to ensure the quality compliance of contracted products and services delivered; 2) Coordinate the efforts of designated examiners at the activity to determine program needs, and assign tasks; 3) Perform adequacy reviews and/or quality audits to determine program effectiveness; 4) Develop the command’s guidelines, to include the command’s written practice and procedures; 5) Review all requests for training courses and/or examiner certification services; 6) Provide recommendations to the command regarding eligibility of the requestor and/or the need for such training or certification based on the commands current and projected personnel resource; 7) Provide technical direction for the establishment and management of uniform, systematic procedures, and techniques for governing the division operation. 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 website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1900/quality-assurance-series-1910/

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.

Work Environment: Part of the work is in an office setting. The balance of the work involves regular visits aboard ship and at contractors’ plants requiring the use of appropriate protective clothing, safety shoes, safety glasses, ear protection, hard hat, and the observance of appropriate safety precautions.

Conditions of Employment: You are required to perform duties at a variety of job sites within the commuting area. It is the your responsibility to transport in an expeditious manner between job sites in the local area of your permanent duty station with reimbursement of costs in accordance with Joint Travel Regulation.

Certified training and experience in non-destructive testing. You must be sufficiently qualified to become the FDRMC Command Examiner. You must currently possess NDT level III certification in the following methods. Visual/Dimensional Inspection, Dye Penetrant Inspection, Magnetic Particle Inspection, and Ultrasonic Inspection of Weldments in accordance with the Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual (JFMM) 4790.3 Vol. 7, Chapter 11.

You must be able to satisfactorily complete the Commander navy Regional Maintenance Center workforce development training.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

Tour of duty will be 36 months or This appointment will be terminated within two months following the date the employee ceases to be a dependent, or following the sponsors transfer from the commuting area or separation from the service, unless an authorized exception is granted

To learn more about the living and working conditions at this military installation and additional Foreign Overseas information, go to: https://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Overseas/Pages/default.aspx

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.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following competencies:

INSPECTION MANAGEMENT

QUALITY ASSURANCE

RISK ASSESSMENT

You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

All eligibility, qualifications, and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Secret

Drug test required

No

Required Documents

Required Documents

You are required to provide documentation that supports the eligibility and qualification claims made in your resume and assessment questionnaire. You must submit the applicable documents listed here and those listed with the eligibilities you select in the announcement questionnaire with your application package. Applicants who do not provide supporting documentation that fully support their claims will not be referred to the hiring manager. Cover letter is optional.

A complete resume is required. Your resume must show relevant experience, job title, duties and accomplishments. Your resume must show complete information for each job entry to support minimum qualifications. The following information should be provided in your resume, but it is acceptable to provide elsewhere in your application package: employer’s name, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week, and pay plan, series and grade level (e.g. GS-0201-09) for relevant federal experience.TIP: A good way to ensure you include all essential information is to use the Resume Builder in USAJOBS to create your resume.

Are you applying for a promotion? If you are a current GS employee applying for a higher grade than the grade that you currently hold you must provide an SF-50 that shows that you have held the next lower grade for at least one year. Some SF-50s effective within the last 52 weeks will not demonstrate you have held the next lower grade for at least one year (e.g. General Adjustment SF-50 from this year). In many cases, we need to see two (2) SF-50s to determine time-in-grade and eligibility for promotion. If you are a DoD employee, you can obtain a copy of your SF- 50(s) from MyBiz.

Are you claiming membership in any professional organizations, or possession of a license, certificate or credentials? Check the Conditions of Employment section above to see if any are required. If you claim membership, license, certification, or credentials, you must submit a copy of said document in your application package.

Are you using education as a substitute for some or all of the experience requirement? Is there a basic education requirement for this position? Check the Education section above to see what is allowed and what is required. Any claims you make in your resume or assessment questionnaire regarding education or degrees MUST be supported by submitting with your application official or unofficial transcripts or a list of courses, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned issued from your school. While unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial application, an official transcript will ultimately be required if you are selected for the position. You may submit a copy your degree(s) if specific coursework does not have to be verified.

Are you a veteran claiming 5-point veterans’ preference or claiming sole survivorship preference? You must submit a copy of your latest DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (any copy that shows all dates of service, as well as character of service [Honorable, General, etc.] is acceptable) OR a VA letter that shows dates of service or service connected disability AND character of service. If you have more than one DD-214 for multiple periods of active duty service, submit a copy for each period of service. If you were issued a DD-215 to amend aforementioned information on the DD-214 you must submit that too. If you are not sure of your preference eligibility, visit the Department of Labor’s website: Veterans’ Preference Advisor

Are you a disabled veteran or claiming 10-point veterans’ preference?

If you are eligible to claim 10 point veterans preference you must submit a DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty as described above for 5-point preference.

You must also provide the applicable supporting documentation of your disability (e.g. disability letter from the VA) as described on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf.

Are you an active duty service member? Active Duty Service Members are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.).

Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You must provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected.

Benefits

Benefits

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This job is open to

Family of overseas employees

Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is, or was, working overseas.

Military spouses

About Company

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Company Location:  Capodichino, Campania

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