Don pathways Internship Program (student Trainee - Plumber)

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DON Pathways Internship Program

You will serve as a Student Trainee (Plumber) in the Production Division of NAVFAC ENGINEERING CMD MID-ATLANTIC.

Work schedule (Full-time or part-time) will be dependent upon student's class schedule.

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* You will be assigned to a journey worker who will provide instruction regarding the performance of duties common to the trade in a safe, efficient manner.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

4201 Miscellaneous Plumbing And Pipefitting

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* Requirements

Help Requirements 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

* 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.

* 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 obtain and maintain a current valid United States drivers license.

* You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.

* May be required to serve as on-call duty mechanic on a rotational basis.

* May be designated as Essential personnel and required to report for duty or held in a duty status to provide support before, during and/or after special emergency situations.

* May require moderate lifting up to 40 lbs; works at rapid pace for short periods; performs work by stooping, bending, reaching while in cramped and uncomfortable positions; must climb ladders/scaffolds and have normal vision.

* Performs work outside in prevailing weather; works from rooftops, in equipment rooms, under buildings, and in confined spaces; works in high noise levels and in very hot/cold environments that are poorly ventilated and lit.

* Exposed to fumes, dust, dirt, grease; subject to scrapes, cuts, bruises, contusions, burns, electrick shock, and eye hazards.


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.

This position requires all applicants to currently be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a Plumber trade technical/vocational field of study. Note: You must attach acceptable documentation of your enrollment/acceptance for enrollment or you will be rated ineligible.

IN ADDITION, this position has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum qualifications for the job. The screen-out element for this position is: You must have reliability and dependability to be trusted to do or provide what is needed and the ability to provide the same results on successive trials. Reliability and dependability is judged in terms of past performance in school, as a citizen in the community, and in jobs that may be different from the position being filled. You must have received better than average school grades or job appraisals in the past, to be considered for this position.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:

This position may be non-competitively converted to a Plumber career ladder position after meeting all regulatory requirements (including qualification requirements), and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.

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.



1) A high school whose curriculum has been approved by a State or local governing body, or a home-school curriculum that has been approved by such a body or a State; and

2) Any of the following educational institutions or curricula that have been accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the secretary of the U.S. Department of Education: (i) A technical or vocational school; (ii) A 2-year or 4-year college or university; (iii) A graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school); or (iv) A home-school curriculum.

For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.