Marine Machinery Repairer,Wg-5334-8

Department Of Homeland Security Baltimore , MD 21203

Posted 2 months ago

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This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, US Coast Guard, Yard, Industrial Department, Mechanical Group in Baltimore, MD.

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You will be responsible for assisting in installing, repairing, maintaining, adjusting and testing marine vessel equipment.

Being a civilian working for the Coast Guard makes you a valuable team member. Typical duties include:

  • Testing a variety of marine equipment such as ship propulsion machinery, auxiliary engines, ordnance machinery, elevators, refrigeration and air conditioning plants, ventilating blowers, pumps, fire fighting and galley, laundry and similar equipment.

  • Referring to simple and clear-cut work orders, sketches, drawings and blueprints to determine what work operations are required.

  • Laying out, aligning, installing and repairing steam turbines, steam reciprocating engines and diesel engines for main propulsion.

  • Aligning and installing reduction gears, bearings, shaftings, propellers and steering engine assemblies.

  • Connecting machinery to steam lines, fuel lines and cooling and lubricating systems.

  • Disassembling, repairing and rebuilding machinery.

  • Installing and repairing cargo handling machinery, anchor handling gear, boat davits, cranes, elevators, refrigeration and air conditioning equipment, fire fighting equipment, machine tools for ship's machine shop and galley and laundry equipment.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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    5334 Marine Machinery Mechanic

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

  • Applicant is required to meet the physical requirements of the position.

  • Possibility exists for rotating shfts and mandatory overtime.

  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.


Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to perform the duties of the position rather than the length of experience. Eligibility will be determined by the relevance, scope, and quality of all experience and training, regardless of where or how acquired.

Applicants will be rated and ranked based on their knowledge of the following job elements:
1.Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision. (SCREENOUT)
2.Ability to intepret instructions, specifications, etc.
3.Technical practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
4.Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment.

National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. For further information on the evaluation of foreign education, refer to the U.S. Department of Education's web site at click here

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Marine Machinery Repairer,Wg-5334-8

Department Of Homeland Security