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Working in Japan

SRF Yokosuka and Det Sasebo are responsible for maintaining and repairing the 22 ships of the Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) serving in U.S. SEVENTH Fleet and ships deployed to SEVENTH Fleet from stateside.

As a federal employee at SRF-JRMC Yokosuka, you’ll help operate a medium sized, full service, non-nuclear naval shipyard providing modernization, maintenance and repair through depot-level maintenance availabilities (including dry-dockings), Continuous Maintenance (CM), Fleet Technical Assistance (FTA), and emergent/voyage repairs (VR).

As a federal employee at SRF-JRMC Det Sasebo, you’ll help operate a medium-sized, full service regional maintenance center (RMC) that contracts ship maintenance repair work to the private sector in support of depot level maintenance availabilities and provides organic continuous maintenance (CM), emergent/voyage repairs (VR), and Fleet Technical Assistance (FTA).

The U.S. civil service (USCS) workforce is critical to the daily operations of SRF-JRMC, providing engineering, technical, supervisory, advisory, managerial, financial, security and other services that cannot be delegated to foreign nationals. Additionally, USCS and military personnel provide most FTA support.

As a federal employee at PSNS&IMF Det Yokosuka, you’ll be responsible for supporting FDNF CVN maintenance, maintaining facilities supporting CVN maintenance, and CVN repair material management. Additionally, PSNS Det personnel have the unique mission of supporting community outreach and Government of Japan relations in support of the forward-deployed CVN. PSNS&IMF Det Yokosuka has USCS positions in RADCON (radiation control), nuclear and non-nuclear engineering, material management, production and executive support.

You’ll find working at an FDNF maintenance activity to be quite challenging, yet most satisfying. The talented, multinational work force in Japan is unique and helps make your Japan tour bother professionally and personally rewarding. The resulting team effort has earned SRF-JRMC an enviable reputation. Working at PSNS&IMF Det, you’ll also reap many benefits working in this unique environment. Globalize your Career!

Working in Japan offers you both the experience and opportunity of a lifetime unlike anything else you’ll ever experience. The pace is high speed – you’ll perform more in a tighter timeframe. You’ll learn more, and you’ll learn it faster. You’ll have more responsibility and authority. Serving in Japan can be good for your personal development and good for your career. Globalize Your Career!