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Help Duties Summary
The Maritime Administration Fellows Program is exclusively for graduates of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) and the six State Maritime Academies (SMA) who participated in the Student Incentive Program (SIP) and have a service obligation. Employment in a maritime position with MARAD fulfills this obligation. This position is located in the Office of Ship Operations of MARAD.
Work is performed either in Headquarters or in one of the field divisions (Atlantic, Gulf, or Pacific).
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As a General Engineer, you will:
The ideal candidate will serve as an entry level engineer assigned to perform various duties as they relate to program management and engineering programs.
Occasional travel - Some Travel may be required
0801 General Engineering
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
Applicants must have graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy or one of the six State Maritime Academies under the Student Incentive Program with a service obligation.
Applicants must submit a resume; copy of their transcript; a recommendation from their school or employer, if employed after graduation; three (3) personal references; and USCG qualifications and/or proof of going through a merchant marine officer preparation program.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet the Mandatory education and specialized experience requirements.
To qualify for the GS-05 on Education, you must have:
To qualify for the GS-07 on Experience, you must have at least 1 year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the GS-05, which includes:
To qualify for the GS-07 on Education, you must have:
To qualify for the GS-09 on Experience, you must have at least 1 year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the GS-07, which includes:
To qualify for the GS-09 on Education, you must have:
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.
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Students enrolled in a qualifying degree program can apply if the anticipated graduation date is within six months of closing date of the announcement. Graduation transcript must be received before start date.
Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
MANDATORY EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
All applicants must meet one of the following requirements to qualify for consideration for an engineering position:
A. Successful completion of a degree in engineering that: (1) has at least one program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET); or (2) that included differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced that first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials; (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials; and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics; OR
B. Combination of education or training: college level education, training and/or technical experience that has furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering.
The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:
Professional registration or licensure - current registration as an Engineer Intern (EI), engineer in Training (EIT), or licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE).
Written Test - 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.
Specified academic courses - Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences which included the courses as specified in Paragraph A above.
For more specifics, please see the OPM qualifications standard for GS-800: All Professional Engineering Positions qualifications at
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