Maritime Engineer

Vancouver, WA

Posted: 03/06/2023 Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -032023-16537

Job Description

Maritime Engineer

Salary: $50-$63/hr (DoE)

Location: Vancouver, WA

Industry: DoL

Employment Type: Approx. 6 Month Project


Act as the Contracting Officer s Technical Representative (COTR) to provide oversight for the United States Coast Guard (USCG) required 5-year haul-out of the Training Vessel (TV) Ironwood for the Tongue Point Job Corps Center (TPJCC) in Astoria Oregon. The drydock facility performing the work is located in Vancouver, Washington. The TV Ironwood is a USCG approved training vessel used by the TPJCC s Seamanship Trade. The vessel is 180 feet long, approximately 80 years old and was originally built for use a Buoy Repair Tender.


  • Previous experience as a COTR (Contracting Officer s Technical Representative) for a government project of similar size and scope.
  • Experience with repairs to vessels of the age and type as the TV Ironwood.
  • Experience with marine engine and propulsion systems, hydraulics systems, electrical systems, onboard sewage treatment systems, air handler systems and hull repair.
  • Experience with requirements of the USCG s 5-year haul-out requirements per Code of Federal Regulations (46CFR 176).


  • Oversight of the work included in the Scope of Work; this includes weekly site visits at a minimum.
  • The COTR s duties include providing technical direction and guidance as necessary with respect to the performance of work under the contract.
  • The COTR is responsible for bringing to the attention of the Contracting Officer and the program/requiring office for which the work is being performed, any significant deficiencies with respect to contractor performance or other actions which might jeopardize contract performance.
  • Ensure that the contractor complies with all of the requirements of the statement of work, specifications, or performance work statement, and when requested by the contractor, provide technical direction to the contractor's technical manager. This technical assistance must be within the scope of the contract (e.g., interpreting specifications, statement of work & performance of work etc.).
  • Review and evaluate the contractor's progress in relation to the expenditures.
  • Advise the contracting officer of any changes proposed by the contractor and provide a written analysis and rationale for the change.
  • Make arrangements with the contractor for periodic visits to the contractor's facility.
  • When notified by the contractor or the contracting officer, perform, in accordance with the terms of the contract, inspection, acceptance or rejection of the supplies, services, or construction. Immediately notify the contracting officer of all rejections and the reason for the action. Review progress reports from the contractor and advise the contracting officer of any contractor problems or action required to be taken by the Government.
  • Establish and maintain an organized contract file to record all contractor and Government actions pertaining to the contract.

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