This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States Coast Guard, Eighth Coast Guard District, Sector Mobile in Mobile, AL.
This position serves as a “pipeline” training position to build the competencies and experience of the person selected. Upon completion of the program, the incumbent will be transferred into a permanent Marine Inspector position. A mobility agreement is required as a condition of employment.Learn more about this agency
The selectee will serve as a Marine Inspector, responsible for providing technical expertise and leadership in the enforcement of marine safety, vessel inspection, pollution prevention, vessel manning, regulations, treaties, and international conventions.
Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:
- Conducting reviews of vessel's plans, safety management systems and operating systems to determine compliance with regulations and applicable standards.
- Determining that vessels being inspected have the proper documents and certificates on board and in effect.
- Ensuring the required inspection documentation is prepared and appropriate orders drafted specifying required changes, repairs or operational limitations for the vessel and its equipment.
- Identifying hazardous conditions, notes violations of accepted vessel specifications and operational technology, and prescribes acceptable methods of correction.
- Conducting complete vessel examinations under the treaty requirements of the SOLAS or other international conventions, or U.S. unilateral regulations.
- Developing, reviewing, updating, and maintaining unit plans, instructions, policies and guidance as well as ensuring compliance with Department of Homeland Security.
- Conducting marine inspections on-the-job training as a verifying officer.
- Consulting and serving as liaison to subunits, industry safety Coordinators, and other governmental agencies.
- Inspecting vessel hulls, including the hull envelope, internal structural members, protrusions, fittings, appendages, special tanks and special use structure.
- Inspecting vessel machinery, including propulsion equipment, control machinery, auxiliary machinery, special deck, vessel pumping equipment, damage and fire control machinery, electrical and power general systems.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.
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