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 13-1496-NE-KB-M-R1.  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 Services Group, Industrial Department of the U.S. Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore, MD.

Duties

This position is located in the garage of the Services Group at the U.S. Coast Guard Yard. 

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

*  Modifying the full range of systems, components, and operating mechanisms.  Disassembling diesel or gasoline engines.

*  Overhauling major heavy duty systems such as diesel, multi-fuel, and gasoline engines, transmissions and gear reduction systems.

*  Inspecting, repairing or replacing such parts as injection valves, cylinder heads, cylinder sleeves, pistons, rights, connecting rods, bearings, gaskets and crankshafts.

*  Repairing clutches, transmission systems, differentials, air compressors, pumps, filter units, superchargers, starting engines, times, generators, governors, reduction gears, hydraulic couplings, braking systems, steering systems, cooling systems, electrical systems and similar units.

*  Repairing various specialized mechanical parts of equipment, such as crawler tracks and drives, winches, bulldozer blades, scoops, excavating and loading bucket chains, and other working attachments.

*  Troubleshooting and testing the full range of systems on heavy vehicles and equipment.

*  Repairing hydraulic pumps and cylinders, air compressors, air control valves, air cylinders, etc.

*  Installing gasoline and/or diesel engines and aligns them with machinery they are to operate.

*  Reboring cylinders and bearings, turning, or grinding pistons, grinding crankshafts, and turning brake drums.