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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 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 delegated examining procedures for non-status applicants under announcement 18-1372-HQ-JS-D. APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS MERIT PROMOTION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED DELEGATED EXAMINING ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.

    This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Acquisitions Programs Directorate, Surface Program Domain, Project Resident Office (PRO), in Panama City, FL.

    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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    Responsibilities

    You will serve as a Naval Architect for a United States Coast Guard (USCG), Project Resident Office (RPO), and serves as an expert advisor and consultant to officials and managers within or outside the agency on a broad range of engineering and management activities and broad policy issues. This position provides on-site technical oversight in accordance with established procedures in support of surface ship design and construction programs.

    Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignments include:

    • Reviews and evaluates the technical aspects of all naval architect/structure that include but are not limited to detailed work procedures, construction drawing, internal shipyard and contractor process requirements, testing, and shipyard/contractor responsible technical manuals.
    • Coordinates the development of design and production for large multi-purpose projects for systems or mission-related conversion, maintenance, or construction of vessels.
    • Prepares asset specific plans for all Test and Evaluation (T&E) events, gathers inputs from field sites, operational sponsors or other stakeholder units.
    • Analyzes budget and procurement actions for large and complex projects, focusing on project funding, proper application of the principles of engineering economics, and economic analysis.
    • Leads, conducts or participates in complex studies and reviews, particularly those with wide or significant effect upon agency's organizational structure, policy, processes, operations, fiscal control and economy and those where the boundaries of the studies may be broad.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Frequent travel is required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0871 Naval Architecture

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/490273700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.