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    This entry level position under the Workers Skills Progression Program (WSPP) is located at Portsmouth

    Naval Shipyard in Kittery, ME. 

    You will work as an entry level employee and will receive training and experience and then will be promoted to the intermediate level and eventually promoted to the journey level. Advancement to the journey (and continued employment) requires satisfactory completion of classroom training and work experience. 

    This job announcement will be used to establish and maintain a standing register that will be used to fill vacancies on an as needed basis at PNS, Kittery, ME. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. 

    The initial cut-off date is April 04, 2016.

    ***THESE POSITIONS ARE BEING FILLED AS PERMANENT WITH A FULL-TIME SCHEDULE***

    All wage grade positions are being filled as PERMANENT positions with a FULL-TIME work schedule. As

    a PERMANENT employee you would be entitled to various benefits such as life insurance, health

    insurance, retirement, leave (annual and sick), etc. The term FULL-TIME means that you work 40 hours

    per week, overtime, different shifts or off-yard trips as required. If there is a lack of work in your particular trade you could be loaned out to another trade (at your current rate of pay) until workload returns in your own shop.

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    Responsibilities

    TRADE OCCUPATIONS:  This section provides a listing of major occupations available to applicants.  

    For a complete overview and duties description of the occupational trades listed below, please visit the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard website at http://www.navsea.navy.mil/Home/Shipyards/Portsmouth/WorkerSkills

    COATINGS & COVERINGS

    Fabric Worker (3105)

    Insulator (3610)

    Painter-Blaster (4102)

    Plastic Fabricator (4352)

    Shipwright (5220)

    ELECTRICAL& ELECTRONICS

    Marine Electrician (2805) 

    Production Machinery Electrician (2805)

    Service Electrician (2805)

    Electronic Industrial Controls Mechanic (2606)

    Electronic Industrial Controls Mechanic (Cranes) (2606)

    Electronics Mechanic (2604)

    LIFTING & HANDLING

    Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic (5803)

    Rigger (5210)

    MECHANICAL

    Machinist (3414)

    Marine Machinery Mechanic (5334)

    Temporary Services Pipefitter (4204)

    Shipboard Pipefitter (4204)

    Production Machinery Mechanic (5350)

    Industrial Equipment Mechanic (5352)

    Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic (5306)

    STRUCTURAL

    Sheet metal Mechanic (3806)

    Ship fitter (3820)

    Welder (3703)

    INSPECTION

    Non-Destructive Tester (3705)

    THIS IS A WORKER SKILLS PROGRESSION PROGRAM:

    This program requires the incumbent to spend up to two years as a Helper and after successfully completing all required training and experience will progress to the Intermediate level. As an Intermediate, the incumbent will receive up to two additional years of training and experience and will then be temporarily promoted to the Journey level for one year. After completion of additional work experience and training your temporary promotion may be converted to permanent without further advertising.  ADVANCEMENT TO THE JOURNEY LEVEL (AND CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT) REQUIRES SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF CLASSROOM TRAINING AND WORK EXPERIENCE.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel to Temporary Duty locations (e.g. New London, Connecticut, San Diego, California, Pearl Harbor, HI, and Norfolk, VA, etc. is required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    0099 General Student Trainee

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/432936800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.