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 13-1377-SE-PW-M-R.  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 DHS/U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Operational Logistics, Base New Orleans,  Naval Engineering Support Unit, Industrial Production Facility,  New Orleans, LA.

Duties

Being a Coast Guard Civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team.  Typical work assignment include:

  • Working on Lighthouse, aids to navigation (AtoN), barges, boats, ships and small vessels and their associated equipment.
  • Welding the various components of a ship including the shell, broken or cracked engine parts, framing, inner bottoms, tanks, boilers, decks, bulkheads, superstructures, masts, stacks, ventilation ducts, railings, Class I piping and similar component.
  • Welding pre-fabricated subassembly, buoys, davits, pressure vessel tanks, piping and similar items.
  • Applying knowledge of wide range of manual welding processes and difficult welds using processes such as oxyacetylene, oxhydrogen, and other industrial gases.
  • Preheating, heat sinks, and stress relieving to maintain specified dimensions and to prevent distortion or burning of the parts being welded.