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U.S. Coast Guard Ordnance Equipment Worker, WG-6641-8 in Baltimore, Maryland


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


You will perform a wide variety of routine ordnance equipment trade tasks involved in the maintenance, overhaul and conversion of a wide variety of types and sizes of ordnance equipment components and in connection with miscellaneous manufacturing projects.Being a civilian working for the Coast Guard makes you a valuable team member. Typical duties include:* Working on clear-cut work orders and instructions, working from blueprints, schematics, drawings, sketches, and specifications.* Installing, overhauling, modifying, and repairing defective mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic elements of ordnance equipment such as MK 75 76MM and MK 38 25MM guns and mounts, 50 caliber mounts, and CAS ANT MK53.* Assembling, adjusting and testing individual parts, subassemblies and complete units, using gauges, meters, and intricate test equipment.* Measuring operating characteristics of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic elements.* Maintaining, modifying and operating the testing and measuring instruments and apparatus and constructing special mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical units and jigs, using hand tools, blueprints and service manuals.


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) Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision (SCREENOUT)2) Knowledge of equipment, assembly, installation, repair, etc.3) Technical practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)4) Use of measuring instruments5) Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (includes blueprint reading)6) Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment7) TroubleshootingNational 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

Additional Information

Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. At the time of appointment, selectees will be required to update the OF-306. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations.If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click hereMoving expenses will not be paid.

This is a temporary promotion NTE 1 year, but may be extended up to 5 years total and may become permanent without further competition.All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.For Veterans' preference eligibility, visit Veterans' Employment Resources. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility and to understand the documentation that would be required with your application, click on the links above and contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 60 days from the date the certificate was issued.If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact Karla Brown, 410-636-3593. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation