Department Of Homeland Security Baltimore , MD 21203
This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, US Coast Guard, Industrial Department, Services Group, in Baltimore, MD.
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You will be assisting with all kinds of sandblasting tasks involved in the construction, repair, maintenance, overhaul and conversion of a wide variety of types and sizes of marine craft and vessels and in connection with miscellaneous manufacturing processes.
Being a civilian working for the Coast Guard makes you a valuable team member. Typical duties include:
Assisting in the removal of such things as scale, rust, dirt, and old paint from surfaces.
Assisting in the operations of rotary deck blast machines, tumble blast machines, wheel-abrator blast machines, hydro-blasting machines, vapor blast machines, vacuum blast machines, abrasive blast pots and nozzle blasts, air pressures, abrasive feeders, rotary table, tumble drums, timers, and deadman switches.
Learning the cleaning characteristics of the more common metals, metal alloys, and synthetic materials with standard abrasive agencts such as steel grit, steel shot, walnut shell, glass bead, coal slag, red garnet and others.
Transporting objects to be sandblasted.
Occasional travel - Occasional
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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Applicant is required to meet the physical requirements of the position.
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.Likelihood of success in assignments which require interest, motiviation and readiness to do simple work (SCREENOUT)
2.Reliability and dependability
3.Ability to handle weights and loads
4.Ability to follow directions in a shop
5.Dexterity and safety
6.Ability to work as a member of a team
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. See Required Documents section for detail.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here