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    Summary

    This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Base Boston, Industrial Production Facility, Boston, MA

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    Responsibilities

    The purpose of this position is to perform Shipfitting work assignments in support of Base Boston.

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

    - Sub-assembling, tacking, and welding of various ship components such as shell plates, frames, watertight and non-watertight bulkheads, deck beams, superstructures, foundations, ladders, pipe rails, and many other items.
    - Erecting hull components 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 plasma cutting hand cutting tools and performs tack welding with coated electrode, metallic arc, and gas metal arc processes to erect or repair vessels.
    - Testing compartment tightness using air testing or ultrasonic testing and performing ultrasonic readings of the thickness of the hull plating.
    - Using various metal forming machines required in fabricating ship structures, such as plate rolls, press brakes, angle rolls, cold presses, shears and punches.
    - Assisting other trades as needed.

    *If selected at the lower grade levels, you will perform lower work level with greater supervision.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Position may require occasional travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    10

  • Job family (Series)

    3820 Shipfitting

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/559899600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.