• Rota
  • Air Force Institute Of Technology
We are searching for a capable ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (ELECTRICAL) to join our exceptional team at Air Force Institute of Technology in Rota, Cádiz. Growing your career as a Full Time ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (ELECTRICAL) is an incredible opportunity to develop productive skills. If you are strong in planning, problem-solving and have the right initiative for the job, then apply for the position of ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (ELECTRICAL) at Air Force Institute of Technology today You will serve as an Engineering Technician (Electrical) in the Engineering Department of FWD DEPLOYED REG MAINT CTR DET ROTA. Locality pay is not authorized overseas. 25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position. Travel is dependent upon position description and availability of funding. Yes—Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) for candidates outside of the commuting area are authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations and Department of Navy Policy. Relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable command policy. Current permanent employees, VEOA eligibles, and 30% disabled veterans. You will provide technical assistance for urgent mission-degrading Casualty Reports or similar problems affecting assigned equipment. You will perform functional checkout, grooming, adjustment, and test of new or modernized shipboard systems in a systems qualifications test environment. You will define electrical requirements necessary to accomplish work for the repair or modification of electrical systems or components aboard ships. You will assess the readiness of the ship's combat systems and equipment to achieve a state of combat systems readiness. You will analyze study or investigation results to develop improvements in ship system design, maintenance procedures or operations. You will coordinate resolution of technical electrical engineering problems related to automated control and monitoring systems for propulsion plants, electric plants and supporting auxiliary machinery for ship systems. 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 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: 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 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. You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination. This is a Mission Essential position. You will be required to ensure organization or facility continuity of operations and/or completion of tasks that are considered essential to the mission designated by a local or command decision. This position requires that the incumbent obtain and maintain current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification via command sponsored CPR training and annual refresher training (offered during work hours). Work is performed in an office setting part of the time. he shipboard investigation phase of a task involves considerable walking, climbing, and crawling in and around the equipment with marginal accessibility being a frequent problem. Work regularly involves frequent exposure to hazardous conditions such as high electrical voltages, rotating machinery, and electromagnetic radiation from high powered transmitters. 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) Overseeing the electrical, electronics, and mechanical aspects of shipboard auxiliary systems in order to conduct direct fleet support, functional checks, and analysis of system and component casualties and malfunctions; 2) Applying concepts, practices, and techniques of electrical, electronics, and mechanical engineering disciplines for the repair and overhaul of Special Purpose Power Conversion (Rotary), Machinery Control Systems, Degaussing, Power Generation, Electric Power Distribution, Electric Propulsion, switchboards and support ship systems; 3) Recommending corrective action pertaining to the design, maintenance, testing, safety and operation of shipboard auxiliary systems and related equipment; 4) Providing technical and engineering guidance to Naval Sea Systems Command activities and Port Engineers in resolution of repair/overhaul or test/grooming problems beyond their level of in-house engineering expertise to include direction of test programs and evaluations of repairs required in situations of major damage or deterioration; and 5) Applying technical electrical and mechanical engineering methods and approaches to complex problems to meet operational schedules. 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: 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. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: If you are a dual citizen, please identify the countries of citizenship. The NATO Status of Forces Agreement prohibits employment in the U.S. Civilian Component in a host nation of any person who holds dual citizenship of the U.S. and the host nation. For example: A person who holds both Italian and U.S. citizenship may not be employed in the U.S. Civilian Component in Italy; however, that person is not prohibited by the NATO Status of Forces Agreement from employment in the U.S. civilian Component in another NATO host nation of which (s)he does not hold citizenship. Certain incentives (such as Recruitment, Relocation) may be authorized to eligible selectees. A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized. Education Additional information This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement and Alternate Placement Programs. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement. Pay Retention will be extended to eligible Department of Defense employee who applies through a formal recruitment program and is selected for a position at an overseas location. 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: Tour of duty will be 36 months. To learn more about the living and working conditions at this military installation and additional Foreign Overseas information, please go to: 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. 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: 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: ELECTRICAL MECHANICAL PROBLEM SOLVING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 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. Benefits of working as a ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (ELECTRICAL) in Rota, Cádiz: ● Learning opportunities ● Company offers career progression opportunities ● Attractive package