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 13-2139-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 Medium Range Recovery (MRR), Product Line Division, Aviation Logistics Center, US Coast Guard, Elizabeth City, NC.

Duties

The role of this position is to perform a wide range of tasks related to the installation, fabrication, maintenance, modification, and repair of major electronic systems of the highest complexity or which are modifications of previous systems when total system integration is of paramount importance. The work may be performed on all types of airframes but primarily those with more advanced electronic systems, for US Coast Guard, Aviation Logistics Center.
Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:
-Repairs, overhauls, modifies, tests and troubleshoots airborne electronics systems composed of a number of subsystems.-Serves on "lead off" teams to implement maintenance and repair procedures on major electronic systems where precedence may be set on technical issues.-Serves as a source of technical expertise on system integration and provide advice to other employees in the electronics trade.-Troubleshoots complex electronic systems characterized by unusual circuit arrangements and lack of developed documentation.