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How do you serve? The United States Coast Guard is seeking a Marine Inspector (Liquefied Gas Carriers). This position is available at the GS-12 level in Port Arthur, Texas.


  • This position serves as a marine inspector providing technical guidance, advice, and recommendations to Coast Guard Inspectors on matters related to liquefied gas carrier vessel inspections or surveys.
  • Participate in the administration and delivery of an Inspection course, and serve as an associate instructor for student marine inspectors when classes are convened.
  • Serve as a civilian resident source for continuity in Liquefied Gas Carrier inspections, technical issues, and special program support activities and as a secondary inspection representative.
  • Independently conducting marine inspections of a variety of gas carrier vessels.
  • Determine compliance with laws, regulations, and applicable standards, existence of proper vessel documentation and certification, safe and proper operating order of gas containment systems, gas instability parameters and alarms, environmental and the paramount safety issues surrounding the local community residing outside of the blast radius, soundness and acceptable parameters of vessel structures

The necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities to perform this job are:

  • Applicants must also show experience providing technical expertise and training to junior inspectors, providing input to program planning, and assisting on special, more complex projects such as overseas repair and construction verification that they conform to established standards and processes including examination of piping, valves, pressure vessels, hull plating, shaft tapers and keyways, joints, and equipment using destructive testing, nondestructive testing and associated diagnostic methods (e.g., radiographic interpretation, dye penetrant, ultrasonic, magnetic particle, remote underwater video).
  • Experience as Master or Chief Mate onboard Liquefied Gas Carriers is highly desired.
  • Instructor experience is highly desired.

The Coast Guard offers excellent benefits including paid annual leave and sick leave, flexible work schedules, a Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), retirement and savings plans, health insurance, and on-site fitness center.

For more information and to apply online, search USAJOBS for Job Announcement Number
"12-1213-HQ-DM-D-R1" or go to

Click here to apply

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