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    This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, Assistant Commandant for Acquisition (CG-9), Director of Acquisition Program Executive Officer, Program Executive Office (CG-93), MAJOR SYSTEMS ACQUISITION PROJECT MANAGER (RB-M/SM BOATS) (CG-9325), located in Washington, DC.  

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    This position provides marine engineering, naval architecture, system engineering, and program management support for a portfolio of Coast Guard boat acquisitions within the Boat Acquisition Program (CG-9325).

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

    • Performing engineering assignments using moderate principles, concepts and methodology of the project at hand. Perform survey and investigations at project sites to determine facility condition and obtain necessary data.
    • Prepare correspondence, technical reports, estimates, fact sheets, status reports, and schedules as required to complete project development. Investigates and analyzes a variety of unusual conditions or problems involved in the development, production, testing, procurement, use, supply, or disposal of equipment and machinery. Work performed in this position is in consultation with technical specialist, engineering technicians, United States Coast Guard sponsors, headquarters’ directorates, field activities, other government agencies, and support contractors on specific requirements and projects.
    • Having responsibility in developing, analyzing and reviewing designs, specifications and independent cost estimates for a variety of complex hull, mechanical, and electrical systems and components on vessels involving different types of mechanical, structural and electrical equipment, including propulsion systems, weight handling systems, multi-generator power distribution systems, HVAC, ballast and drainage, fuel and oil systems, hydraulic systems, valves, pumps, motors, reverse osmosis, winches and capstans, purifiers, vessel/component coatings, and others.
    • Reviewing system designs and specifications prepared by consulting engineers for compliance with requirements and recommend necessary revisions and improvements.
    • Coordinating feasible studies, developing designs and projects for equipment, materials and methods of retrofit or installation, developing cost and time estimates for designs and specifications, and developing cost estimates and life cycle costing information for engineering projects. Conducting tests with engineering requirements for system development.
    • Communicate through meetings and briefings, both long-range and resource commitments. Responsible for technical analysis and review of the Coast Guard’s test documentation development, equipment/system installations and checkout, documentation development, installation control drawing and military standards specifications, shipboard equipment/system installations and test conduct to ensure the vessels’ electrical system is fully compliant with contractual requirements.
    • Facilitating and/or hosting meetings, briefings, long-range planning, resource commitments; authorizing matrix team members to serve on Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), sub-IPTS, working groups, board, committees, etc., and presenting briefs to program personnel and executives in the Coast Guard.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/572769200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.