|· 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.
· Have a working knowledge of commercial and military standards. A working knowledge of Coast Guard Instructions and logistics tools is beneficial.
· Have a working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, and applicability to ship repair contracts. Be familiar with Coast Guard ship repair standards, policies and procedures and conduct planned vessel assessments for the purpose of developing a planned availability work list.
· The contractor support personnel must be able climb ladders, access voids and small shipboard spaces for the purpose of identifying needed hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E) repairs.
· Provide input as a team member for cutter planned & emergency depot level availability planning team and make recommendations to the planning team in work identification, planning, specification development, work execution and project close-out. Attend and provide input at commercial availability arrival conferences, attend periodic site visits of cutters undergoing commercial availabilities, attend post availability meetings and provide post availability reports and surveys.
· Provide technical review of condition found reports and change requests. Assist with the development of procurement requests to modify appropriate funding documents.
· Work with Port Engineers to establish repair specifications and contracts, both recurring and individual work items, to be accomplished during cutter maintenance periods.
· Develop and write technical statements of work to perform ship repair operation for execution by ship repair contractors. Provide technical review of maintenance standards as well as preventative and corrective maintenance practices.
· Provide recommend changes to maintenance practices to increase the reliability of cutters. Review, maintain and update cutter maintenance records and casualty database.
· Perform market research to obtain pricing information and assist with the creation of purchase request documents to procure commercial spare parts, technical items, and all other necessary supplies/services for all ship repair and casualty response activities. Member will be required to be familiar with Fleet Logistics System (FLS) to plan and execute both corrective & preventative maintenance actions.
· Understand proper use of office equipment (computers, scanners fax machines, etc.) as well as Microsoft office applications. Have an ability to communicate orally and in writing in order to present and defend technical recommendations; facilitate consensus; prepare memoranda and position papers; present briefings; and advise management officials.
· Walking, standing and sitting for extended periods of time are required. The Contractor must be able to climb ladders, access voids and small shipboard spaces. The work will be performed in an office environment, on-board cutters and in shipyards. The Contractor shall participate in Coast Guard meetings as required by the COR and provide a written summation of the meeting or conference.