Job Overview


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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.  

This position is located in the Engineering Division, Industrial Department of the U.S. Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore, MD.


You will implement a Corrosion Prevention and Control (CPAC) Program for Coast Guard's ships and boats in accordance with the Surface Forces Logistics Center CPAC Process Guide.
Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.  Typical work assignments include:

* Providing subject matter expertise regarding all types of marine corrosion found on Coast Guard's ships and boats; including surface corrosion, galvanic corrosion, crevice corrosion, pitting, intergranular corrosion, erosion corrosion, selective leeching, stress corrosion cracking.
* Identifying materials, arrangements, manufacturing methods, maintenance, and protective treatments/systems that reduce fleet corrosion.
* Developing and maintaining a system to track and trend corrosion issues including the development of maintenance procedures or contract specifications.
* Monitoring unit Corrosion Prevention Advocates (CPA) to assist them in addressing corrosion issues and to verify compliance with SFLC policies.
* Using the principles of Reliability-Centered Maintenance to identify maintenance requirements.  Developing Maintenance Procedure Cards (MPC) or Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO) that address corrosion issues.
* Managing hazardous and regulated materials that are installed onboard ships, such as lead paint, asbestos, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCSs), etc.
* Managing data related to the CPAC program in various information systems such as the Fleet Logistics System, the Naval and Electronics Supply Support System, the Asset Logistics Management Information System, and the Navy's Corrosion Control Information Management System (CCIMS).
* Using scheduling methods such as Critical Path Method, GANTT, and Work Breakdown Structures.
* Developing Formal Procurement process procurement packages for systems and equipment; developing Acquisition Plans, Advance Acquisition Plans, Independent Government Estimates, Source Selection Plans, Technical Evaluation Reports, Justifications for Other than Full and Open Competition, specifications, performance work statements and other documents as directed by the Contracting Officer.