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    Apply for this exciting position to support the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) 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 USCG 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 18-1774-HQ-JS-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 Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics (CG-4), Office of Naval Engineering (CG-45), Office of Naval Engineering's Ship Design & Systems Engineering (CG-459) Division located at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC.

    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 the Principal Electrical Engineer overseeing technical aspects of the acquisition of multiple classes of ships and boats, which represents multi-billion dollar programs in acquisition and life cycle costs over the lifetime of an acquisition.

    Being an electrical engineer makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.
    Typical work assignments include:

    • Directs and manages significant elements or phases of projects related to major organizational functions, programs, or projects.
    • Serves as technical expert in shipboard electrical systems, such as ship power generation and distribution system components and diesel electric plants.
    • Provides electrical engineering oversight, management and support of the design, construction, testing and delivery of new cutter and boat acquisitions.
    • Leads development of Statements of Work (SOW), market and trade studies, performance specifications, technical evaluations, surface test and evaluations, for all items related to marine electrical systems in support of new surface ship acquisitions.
    • Prepares presentations and point papers on technical issues, making compliance and accountability a fundamental responsibility and priority on all electrical matters.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 25% or less

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens. Subject position(s) will be filled through delegated examining procedures.

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    0850 Electrical Engineering

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