General Engineer Job in OKINAWA, JAPAN

Vacancy No. Department Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Salary $64,813.00 to $83,632.00 Grade 12 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/12/2017 Close Date 10/19/2017
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  • Open & closing dates

    10/12/2017 to 10/19/2017

  • Salary

    $64,813 to $83,632 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 12

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

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.

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    The selectee for this position will serve as a General Engineer in the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East, Operations, Public Works Department located in Okinawa, Japan.

    The purpose of this position is to serve as the Installation Energy Manager (IEM) and ensure the development and execution of a comprehensive energy program overseeing complex engineering solutions to energy conservation, renewable energy and energy requirements.

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    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.

    Selectee will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.

    Selectee must obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver's license.

    Incumbent is required to obtain registration as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) within 24 months of appointment.

    This position is subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements. Overtime or night differential pay and/or unusual duty hours may be required.

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    Responsibilities successful selectee will perform the following duties:

    • Serve as the technical expert of the complex energy program, the Installation Energy Manager (IEM) supports the Installation Command Officer in complying with energy and water mandates and achieving installation specific energy reduction goals.
    • Develops and implements Installation Energy & Water Plan, and other installation level energy policies and directives, based on the Regional Energy Plan and installation specific energy goals.
    • Collaborates with Public Works Department personnel and other Installation Facility Managers (e.g. Port Ops, Air Ops, Fleet and Family Readiness, tenants) to promote energy efficiency in daily operations and activities.
    • Performs Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) duties for Resource Efficiency Manager (REM) contracts, third part financed projects and energy audit.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Overseas Military Spouse, Overseas Family Member, Excepted Service Overseas Family Member, Current Permanent Competitive Service Federal Employees, Former Federal Employees, VEOA, or ICTAP eligibles.

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  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

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