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    This position is located in the Office of Ship Operations, Office of the Deputy Associate Administrator for Federal Sealift, Office of the Associate Administrator for Strategic Sealift, Maritime Administration (MARAD). The mission of the Division Offices (Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific) is to ensure that all of the Region's ship operations and maintenance programs (including commercial ship repair and alteration, maintenance, vessel operations, vessel layup, vessel reactivation, vessel husbanding, vessel mooring, vessel construction, logistics support, voyage repairs, subsidized repairs, ship sale requirements, mission readiness, operational reliability, ship manager oversight, contractor oversight, quality assurance, and customer satisfaction for all vessels assigned to the Region and the Reserve Fleet activities) are properly surveyed, planned, monitored, staffed, supervised, and executed. This custody operation includes security; preservation; maintenance; readiness assessment; and accountability of Government property, management of the budget, and procurement activities.

    This position is established to serve as a primary managing field official for all ship operations, repair, conversion, and other industrial projects for assigned ships and/or projects.

    The ideal candidate is a senior level individual with experience in the management of ship operations, repair, conversion, and industrial projects for assigned ships and/or projects.

    PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy may be used to fill similar positions within 60 days for this location.

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    The Marine Surveyor will:

    • Serve as the Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (ACOTR), under the instruction of a qualified COTR, for Ship Managers contracts to provide guidance on maintenance and repair functions, policy and procedures, compliance with regulatory requirements, instructions, and standards governing the conduct of condition surveys, inspections, dry dockings, doc trials, and sea trials.
    • Possess and maintains currency in all matters concerning marine surveying, engineering, and related technological developments in the maritime industry.
    • Provide technical evaluations of all potential contractors, including pre-contract surveys of facilities and technical capabilities of companies, and conducts post-contract evaluations, and assists in the resolution of shipyard disputes.
    • Serve as Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative responsible for preparing maintenance and repair cost estimates in order to budget and allot funds appropriate for Maritime Academy State training ships.
    • Review input from Ship Manager/General Agents on repair cost estimates, vessel repair specifications, and activation/operations/layup cost estimates.
    • Determine the scope of work orders and monitors their execution, determines quality of service/products delivered under contract, monitors contract technical compliance, and receives and accepts contract/agreement deliverables.
    • Witness all technical tests and inspections required by USGC/ABS; demonstrations to prove repairs and all Phase M Maintenance procedures.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Applications will be accepted from any U.S. Citizen.

    Current/former eligible employees and VEOA eligible veterans are encouraged to also apply to: MARAD.DPO-2018-0001.

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/493022900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.