Wolf Creek Federal Services Painter III (Marine Department) in United States

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Our Mission is to set the standard for first-class business services in the global market. We offer an exciting work environment, competitive compensation, and excellent benefits.

CGS is a unique organization, capable of meeting the needs of the government through a long-range program of business planning, training, and sound business practices. CGS is the federal division of Chugach Alaska Corporation (Chugach), one of the twelve original Native Regional Corporations formed under the Alaska Natives Claims Settlement Act of 1971. Chugach is privately owned by Alaska Natives, and stock is not publicly traded.

CGS is a seasoned government contractor providing a wide span of services to our federal customers with over 25 years of experience in the industry. We seek consistency in quality and actively innovate, finding new ways of doing business that adds value to our customers. CGS currently operates on Department of Defense installations sprinkled across the United States and at OCONUS locations spread across the globe. With 12 subsidiaries specializing in facility maintenance, IT/technical services, construction, and education services, CGS offers a unique depth of services equipped to support the most critical missions.

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Preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Chugach shareholders, spouses and descendants, and shareholders of other Alaska Native Corporations. Chugach makes every effort to identify, hire, train, and promote shareholders. Chugach is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. CGS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Summary/General Description of Job:

The incumbent will be responsible for assisting the Supervisor, Marine Shops in the successful day- to-day operation of the Marine Operations Welding/Paint Department.

Essential Duties & Job Functions:

  • Perform the abrasive blasting, priming, and painting of assigned U.S. Army vessels, buoys, other equipment and materials.
  • Applies surface coating/paint to U.S. Army vessels, buoys, and Syncrolift Dry Dock
  • Inventories, controls and properly stores all necessary paint, solvents, and abrasives
  • Inventories, controls and maintains all painting equipment and tools
  • Leads the Paint Shop team during all work performed
  • Assists in determining parts, supplies, and material requirements for job accomplishment
  • Participates with the on-the-job training of junior shop personnel
  • Assists in the writing Job Safety Analysis, “JSA”, for necessary tasks
  • Supports on-island vessel dry dockings, special projects and support for visiting ships, as needed
  • When the supervisor is off-island, will perform the duties and responsibilities associated with that position.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Accountable For:

  • Successfully leading a multicultural team.
  • The application of paint/surface coatings in accordance with U.S. Army “Painting of Water Craft” Technical Manual TB-014443
  • Complying with Safety Data Sheets (SDS) system’s and Hazardous Material storage.
  • Measuring vessel square footage to provide accurate estimate of product needed for each job
  • Ensuring the Paint Shop team at all times wears the appropriate PPE for the assigned tasks.
  • Following all Safety requirements, policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure the safety of each team member.
  • Creating a positive work environment.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two (2) years’ experience as a painter in a shipyard, Military, or Merchant Marine environment. Equivalent time served sailing as a Ships Bosun or Able Bodied Seaman will suffice.
  • One (1) year experience working in a supervisory role.
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform proper surface preparation by abrasive blasting and mechanical means.
  • Familiarity working with Safety Data Sheet (SDS) systems.
  • Knowledgeable working with hazardous material and its proper storage.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.
  • Required to pass a Federal Background Investigation to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC).
  • Possess a current U.S. Passport
  • Ability to pass a pre-hire background check and post offer drug screen and physical/ medical clearance.


  • Four (4) years’ experience as a painter in a shipyard, Military, or Merchant Marine environment.
  • Completion of an Industrial/Commercial painting training program.

Chugach is a Teaming Subcontractor to Kwajalein Range Services (KRS), LLC in support of the United States Army Kwajalein Atoll (USAKA) Reagan Test Site (RTS) Logistics Support and Integrated Range Engineering Support Services contract.

This is an unaccompanied position. Housing will be provided for employee only. Initial contract through 02/28/2016.

Primary Location: KJ-KWAJALEIN ATOLL-Kwajalein

Schedule: Full-time

Number of Openings: 1

Job Number: KJ910233

Req ID: KJ910233