USCG Engineering Technician
Position Title US Coast Guard Engineering Technician Position Description Addx is looking for dynamic senior and journeyman-level engineering technicians to support the US Coast Guard Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC) Product Lines in accomplishing Hull, Maintenance, and Electrical (HM&E) alteration, repair, installation, redesign or maintenance of complex systems and machinery for all cutter assets that operate out of various United States west coast ports and are willing to travel to Hawaii, Alaska, and Guam. Platforms include Hamilton Class (A 378) Cutters, Polar Icebreaker, Buoy Tenders and Inland boats.
Previous experience as a Warrant Officer or Port Engineer and/or experience as a relevant C level class instructor is preferred.
Addx is looking for a “hands-on” resources who will supervise and advise Coast Guard and other contractor personnel in the successful execution of work repair. Primary focus areas include hull structure, main propulsion diesel engines, ship’s service diesel generators, main propulsion gas turbines, reduction gears, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, piping systems, hydraulics, electrical distribution, and control systems and other shipboard mechanical and electrical systems. Expertise in any of these areas is required. Candidate will be viewed by the Coast Guard as a Subject Matter Expert who will advise Port Engineers and other on the proper installation and maintenance techniques. It is not expected that the candidate will do any actual repair work. Subject Matter expertise may be required to provide consultation to Port Engineers during drydock availabilities, especially on bow thruster units and propulsion shafting.
Addx is looking for to support technical and management leader who has operational readiness and systems maintenance experience focused on test and evaluation to assist the Navy in there ongoing efforts to improve the accuracy of the Navy maintenance community’s material-based readiness values and worker and workload efficiencies. Position Duties Provide engineering, program, system, logistics, configuration management, and documentation support services for the U.S. Coast Guard Director of Acquisition Programs/Program Executive Officer and Surface Programs, as well as individual surface programs: In-Service Vessel Sustainment Program, Fast Response Cutter Program, Boats Program, Major Acquisition System Infrastructure (MASI) Program, and Polar Sea Service Life Extension Program (SLEP). Position Qualifications • JOURNEYMAN: A Journeyman labor category has 3 to 10 years of experience and a BA/BS degree. Five additional years of experience can be used in place of a BA/BS degree. Journeyman are capable of performing all functional duties independently.
• SENIOR: A Senior labor category has over 10 years of experience and a B/BS degree. Five additional years of experience can be used in place of a BA/BS degree. A Senior labor category typically works on high-visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program and performs all functional duties independently. A Senior labor category may oversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.
• Have a working knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of ship repair, including dry docking, dock and sea trials, non-destructive testing and other principles, practices, and techniques unique to the marine industry
• Experience with Hamilton Class (A 378) Cutters, Polar Icebreaker, Buoy Tenders and Inland boats.
• Have a working knowledge of commercial and military standards. USCG ship repair standards, policies and procedures and conducted planned vessel assessments for the purpose of developing a planned availability work list is preferred.
• Must be familiar with MS Office applications (i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel) and have a good working knowledge of information relational databases.
• This work requires subject matter expertise in shipboard mechanical auxiliary, propulsion, electrical and electronics systems. Employee must be able to navigate ladders, brows and other tight ship board spaces.
• Prior experience as a U.S. Navy or U.S. Coast Guard Machinist’s Mate, Boiler Technician, Enginemen, Electrician’s Mate, Gas Turbine System Technician, or Merchant Marine Engineer’s License a plus.
• Valid Driver’s License required.
• The Contractor shall have strong organizational and data analysis skills.
• Able to pass a Homeland Security background check.