About the Agency
Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.
For over two centuries The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.
The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 16-1870-NE-DG-M-R2. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.
This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, 1st Coast Guard District, Base Cape Cod, Facilities Engineering Department, Structural Support Division, Buzzards Bay, MA.
You will work independently performing journeyman level High Voltage Electrician duties in support of Base Cape Cod.
Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:
- Troubleshooting, installing, maintaining, repairing, replacing and preventive maintenance inspection of primary and secondary distribution systems;
- Removing transformers, changing tape, rewiring, resetting distribution, checking oil and replacing the repaired transformers;
- Operating, repairing and maintaining computerized solid state high voltage control systems in the main sub station and airfield lighting vaults;
- Maintaining, repairing and troubleshooting approach lighting, taxi-way lighting and runway lighting systems and fixtures and any other airfield related lights;
- Performing maintenance work on underground wiring, making underground connections to pole boxes, splicing cable, assisting in pumping out water and other debris from underground junction boxes;
- Installing, modifying, repairing, maintaining, troubleshooting, loading and testing new and installed equipment, including circuits used to supply distribution panels, industrial switchgear, power and control circuits, electrical intrusion alarm and fire alarm equipment, cathodic protection systems, high intensity lighting systems; and related equipment;
- Performing snow removal operations on airfield taxiways and public roads and parking areas as deemed necessary.
You must be able to obtain and maintain "Basic Tower Climbing Safety and Rescue Certification".