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For over two centuries 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 18-3820-SE-KJ-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 Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Operational Logistics, Base Portsmouth, Naval Engineering Department Portsmouth, Industrial Production Facility in Portsmouth, VA.
Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.
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This position will serve as a Shipfitter Worker, responsible for applying shipfitting trades and practices to perform a variety of metal work tasks in an industrial environment.
Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:
- Sub-assembling, tacking and welding the various components involved, such as shell plates, frames, watertight and on-watertight bulkheads, deck beams, superstructures, foundations, ladders, pipe rails, and many other items.
- Erecting hull components on site in accordance with centerline, base lines, buttock lines, and water lines, such as struts, shaft tubes, foundations, and other hull appendages.
- Performing flame cutting with the plasma cutting hand-cutting tools.
- Performing tack welding with coated electrode, metallic arc, and gas metal arc process to erect or repair vessels.
- Developing templates, layouts, and subassembly fabrications.
Occasional travel - This position requires occasional travel.
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