Job Overview

Summary

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe. For over two centuries the The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.

 

The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 13-1698-WE-KW-M. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.

 

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, U. S. Coast Guard, SFLC, Industrial Operations Division, Naval Engineering Support Unit Alameda, Industrial Production Detachment San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA

Duties

The incumbent performs general machinist work in support of the US Coast Guard, Naval Engineering Support Unit Alameda, Industrial Production Detachment San Pedro, to manufacture parts and items of equipment from raw stock of different metals, metal alloys and other material. Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignments include:

*repairs and/or replaces worn parts in the following equipment: reduction gears, hydraulic motors, and rams, steam, gasoline and diesel engines, air compressors, winches, hoisting gear, valves, piping systems for air, oil steam, water and gas bearings and other mechanical power transmission systems

*performs metal spray on worn machine parts, install, aligns and secures marine and stationary engines, generators, reduction gear, pumps, hoists and related equipment, foundations and piping

*machines gears, shafts, cams bearings, machine parts, etc., and perform non-destructive testing of critical metallic parts using magnetic particle or dye penetrate systems

*requisitions parts and supplies from local suppliers through supervisor

*uses a variety of auxiliary machine tools attachments such as rotary vises, dividing heads, taper attachments, rotary tables and others

*works with blueprints, sketches, work orders, models of parts to be made, or other specifications