Planner/Estimator (Sheetmetal/Joiner), WD-4701-8

Department Of Homeland Security Baltimore, MD
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

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

For over two centuries the USCG 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 delegated examining procedures for non-status applicants under announcement 18-1909-NE-KB-D. APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS MERIT PROMOTION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED DELEGATED EXAMINING ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.

Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.

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Responsibilities

You will be responsible for planning and estimating tasks for the marine industry trades (sheetmetal/boat joiner) by identifying labor, materials, activity durations, and equipment to accomplish a wide variety of repair, construction and renovation projects.

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

* Analyzing work lists, project order/outlines, engineering plans, specifications, correspondence, Industrial Standards, TCTOs, Navy Technical manuals, blueprints, and Bills of Materials.

* Preparing cost estimates for man hours, activity duration and materials and contractor services.

* Drafting job orders, procurement requests, statement of work and controlled program material to begin work operations.

* Developing Yard estimates parametrically, empirically or comparatively, based on furnished weight estimates and/or written specifications.

* Conducting on-site ship inspections for the purpose of providing estimates and clarifying work requests, occasionally on an emergency basis requiring overnight travel several times a year.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - occasional

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

08

Who May Apply This job is open to… Merit Promotion, Status Candidates, Current Federal Employees, Former Federal Employees, Overseas Employees, Former Overseas Employees, CTAP, ICTAP, VRA, VEOA, 30% Disabled, Schedule A, Individuals with Disabilities, Military Spouses, Peace Corps, Americorps, Vista

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* Job family (Series)

4701 Miscellaneous General Maintenance and Operations Work

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

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

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

* U.S. Citizenship is required.

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

Qualifications

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 (SCREEN OUT)

2. Knowledge of equipment, assembly, installation, repair, etc.

3. Technical practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)

4. Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (includes blueprint reading)

5. Ability to use and maitain 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.

Education

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