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Summary

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This position is located in the Outside Machine Shop, Mechanical Group, Industrial Department of the U.S. Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore, MD.

 

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 13-1709-NE-KB-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.  

Duties

The incumbent of this position will work with and lead a small group of workers engaged in the installation, repair, maintenance, adjustment and testing of such vessel equipment as ship propulsion machinery, auxiliary engines, ordnance machinery, elevators, refrigeration and air conditioning equipment, ventilating blowers, pumps, fire fighting equipment, and galley, laundry and similar equipment.

 

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.  Typical work assignments include:

 

* Reassembling and installing equipment, connecting the power sources, performing operational and functional tests and making required adjustments.

* Interpreting and applying the requirements contained in technical manuals, shop directives, multiview blueprints, and other documents in determining critical dimensions and key reference points.

* Repairing, overhauling, troubleshooting, and aligning marine machinery equipment and components. * Dismantling, moving and relocating various types of machinery such as turbines, generators, diesel engines, and their accessories on-site.