This position is located in DHS/U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Operational Logistics, Industrial Production Facility in Galveston Texas.Learn more about this agency
This position is responsible for performing welding work with assignments that may include work on lighthouses, aids to navigation (ATON), barges, boats, ships and small vessels and their associated equipment. Duties also include welding the various components of a ship including the shell, broken or cracked engine parts, framing, inner bottoms, tanks, boilers, decks, bulkheads, superstructures, masts, stacks, ventilation ducts, railings, Class I piping and similar components.
Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignments include:
- Welding work frequently involves removing and replacing interferences in way of welds, fitting brackets and machinery foundations and fitting minor structural braces, gussets or patches.
- Taking all fire and safety precautions, adjusts all welding controls to insure that qualified welding procedures are maintained.
- Applying knowledge of a wide range of manual welding processes and difficult welds using processes such as oxyacetylene, oxyhydrogen, and other industrial gases.
- Making independent judgments and decision within framework of oral and written instructions and accepted trade practices, processes and procedures, when completing assignments.
- Selectee must have knowledge of welding standards and how various metals and alloys, such as different kinds of steel, aluminum, cast iron, nickel, Monel metal, brass, copper, bronze and titanium, react to different welding processes and techniques.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/588553600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.