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 13-1748-NE-AL-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 United States Coast Guard, Aviation Logistics Center, Medium Range Recovery Product Line (HH-60), Elizabeth City, North Carolina. 

Duties

You will provide intermediate sheet metal tasks of assisting in repairing aircraft metal parts and units for the US Coast Guard, Medium Range Recovery, Product Line Division, ALC, Elizabeth City, NC.
Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.  Typical work assignments include:

WG-05 - Duties are performed under the guidance of more skilled personnel to perform a variety of routine tasks in the repair, assembling and installing of aircraft metal parts and units while learning the aircraft sheet metal trade.   
-  Observes work processes, and after appropriate instruction, selects tools and supplies for proper usage to assist in grind corrosion, replacement of anchor nuts and rivets, and the drilling, cutting, bending, shaping, and de-burring of metal.
- Reads blueprints and sketches to understand the functions of the parts or units and discusses with more skilled personnel how to plan and carry out the work; for example, simple patching and reaming holes, finding faulty parts or units, and how to comply with safety practices including positive tool control.
- Cleans, lubricates, and maintains tools, equipment, and supplies of the trade.

WG-08 - Under the guidance of a skilled sheet metal mechanic, performs intermediate level sheet metal tasks by assisting in repairing, assembling, and installing aircraft metal parts and units.
- Fabricates simple items using metal working tools and equipment, grinds corrosion, replaces anchor nuts and rivets, reams holes, examines aircraft hulls for obvious defects, and patches skin/holes.
- Trains employees with lesser skills.  Demonstrates or explains proper technique, method of operation, and safety practices.
- Performs varied tasks in other trades.