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This position is located in DHS/U.S. Coast Guard, naval Engineering Support Unit (NESU), Industrial Operations Division in New Orleans, LA.
The incumbent performs painting and sand-blasting work in support of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), Naval Engineering Support Unit (NESU), Industrial Operations Division, and is responsible for the preparation, by mechanical and chemical process, and the protective and cosmetic coating of buoys, vessels, structures, and miscellaneous objects.
Being a CG Civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignment include:
As a leader,
- Receiving work assignments from the supervisor and passing them on to assigned painters, sandblasters and to the crane operator.
- Articulating and communicating to the team the assignment, project, problem to be solved, actionable events, milestones, and/or program issues under review and deadlines and timeframes for completion.
- Making adjustments to accomplish the workload in accordance with established priorities to ensure timely accomplishment of assigned team.
- Preparing reports and maintain records of work accomplishments and administrative information.
In addition the incumbent daily responsibilities will include (but not limited too) the following:
- Coating of proper color, adjusting hue, intensity and tone to match existing color schemes; developing coatings of proper textures, consistency, and thickness.
- Selecting tools, deciding on methods and techniques to use, and carries out the work with minimal review.
- Applying methods and techniques that are best suited to clean surfaces, for example, sanding, scraping, or applying prepared solvents.
- Applying standard methods and techniques that are best suited to putting protective coatings on surfaces including brushing, rolling, cutting-in, or overflowing.