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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). 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.

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    As a Marine Surveyor, you will:

    • Serve as the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) or Assistant Contracting Officer’s Representative (ACOR), for Ship Managers Contracts and General Agency Agreements (AA’s).
    • 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.

    • Prepare maintenance and repair cost estimates in order to budget and allot funds appropriate for Maritime Academy State Training ships if assigned. 
    • Determines 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.

    • Plan, prioritize, and assign work; collaborate with peers and subordinates to assure effective advisory services; and otherwise ensures continuous progress toward stated goals.

    The ideal candidate for this position has overall knowledge of surveying MARAD-owned and/or operated vessels to determine their condition and the extent of work necessary for the vessels and their components to meet specified requirements. Employee exercises responsibility in administrative, acquisition, budgeting, maintenance, repair, operations, contingency planning, and ship management areas of assigned ships. Maintains a thorough and comprehensive familiarity and awareness of the material condition of each space, and machinery component on assigned vessels. This position provides expert level advice relative to Marine Surveying. Provides authoritative advice and guidance on problems not susceptible to treatment by accepted methods, recommendation and decisions are characterized by breadth and importance.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0873 Marine Survey Technical

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/605551400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.