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    This position is located in the Deputy Commandant for Operations (CG-DCO), Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy (CG-5P), Director/Deputy Director Commercial Regulations and Standards (CG-5PS) & (CG-5PS-D), Marine Safety Center, Hull Division, Washington, DC.

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    As a Naval Architect within the Hull Division, you will serve as an advisor and consultant to officials and managers within or outside the agency on a broad range of engineering, 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:

    • Reviewing merchant vessel plans, specifications and calculations for compliance with international treaties, U.S. laws, federal regulations, American Bureau of Shipping Rules, engineering  standards and Coast Guard policies.
    • Reviewing, assessing and evaluating structures and arrangements of all types of vessels to ensure they are safe for the intended use.
    • Reviewing shipboard structural fire protection details including main fire zones, joiner work details, deck/bulkhead penetration details, space and boundary designations, and ventilation system arrangements.
    • Reviewing, critiquing, and/or developing new concepts, criteria, or regulations in support of Marine Safety Center needs and projects.
    • Witnessing stability tests and deadweight surveys, reviewing calculations for such tests, and checking for accuracy and correctness.
    • Training new personnel in all areas of assigned duties.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0871 Naval Architecture

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