Instrument Mechanic at Naval Foundry & Propeller Center in Philadelphia, PA

Naval Foundry & Propeller Center

Philadelphia, PA
October 21, 2020

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Instrument Mechanic

Instrument Mechanicat the Naval Foundry and Propeller Center (Civilian employees of the US Navy, a detachment of Norfolk Naval Shipyard)

Starting Salary: $51,833 $60,673 (WG-08 )
Promotion Potential:
WG-10 ($55,868- $65,270)

Full Time,1stShift. This is a non-supervisory position.

Naval Foundry and Propeller Center, Philadelphia Naval Business Center, Philadelphia, PA

About NFPC
The Naval Foundry and Propeller Center (NFPC) is a modern manufacturing facility that occupies a 17-acre site at the Philadelphia Navy Yard with more than 750,000 square feet of industrial and administrative floor space.
NFPC employs a highly skilled and versatile workforce of engineers, trades people and support personnel who specialize in advanced engineering, castings, and precision machining.

Job Description

Assists Mechanical Instrument Calibrator WG-10, in the operation of a precision tool issue and pre-check function located in the tool crib. Maintains the Metrology Automated System for Uniform Recall and reporting(Measure). Performs inventory and accountability of all Mechanical Test Measure and Diagnostic Equipment used for angular and dimensional metrology, torque and RPM measurement. See more about NFPC at our website:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Must have knowledge of Automated Tool Control procedures and operation of Tool Issue Computer Terminal
Shall have the ability to carry up to 50 lbs.
Manual inventory count of stock on hand and daily inventory for stock adjustment
Physical transportation of and coordinating the calibration of the instruments with various calibration laboratories. ,
Assist in documenting, recording and filing the numerous reports and instructions that support the Measure and ATCS Systems.
Make minor repairs to precision instruments, assists mechanic in the operation and use of standard precision measure machines, associated equipment, hand tools.
Shallcomply with all NFPC procedures for safety, fall protection and hazardous materials.
Shall assist in developing and implementing engineering process controls/techniques for continuous improvement of machining and assembly operations.
Shall perform other tasks as required.


Required for the Position.
Minimum 3 years of experience working in or supporting an industrial facility.

Security Clearance / Background Check required. Your candidacy is subject to approval and acceptance.

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
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.
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.


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Job Expires: November 20, 2020

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