Senior Mechanical/Principal Engineer, LCS
Location: Bath, Maine, 04530, United States
Job Type: Full Time
Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
Min Experience: 5 - 7 years
Required Travel: 25 - 50%
Date Posted: 07/22/2014
-As a member of the GD Team, serve as the Subject Matter expert (SME) for auxiliary machinery and main propulsion systems related to the post delivery sustainment activities for LCS Class ships.
-Coordinate distance support and technical reach back activities working with Navy and other contractor representatives
-Coordinate deck plate support as needed to resolve operational issues and perform emergent repair work
-Provide field engineering support and work with industrial contractors during maintenance and repair periods
-Assemble Government Furnished Information (GFI) into packages suitable for use by Design in Ship Installation Design (SID) development
- Interface with members of the LCS CLASSRON and Maritime Support Detachment (MSD) at the San Diego Naval Base to support LCS mission readiness and operational availability requirements.
- Participate in potential fly away teams (FAT) as needed to address emergent shipboard problems for both Continental US (CONUS) and Outside Continental US (OCONUS) situations.
-Brief shipcheck teams to ensure all applicable guidance is followed; accompany the design team on shipchecks, as required
-Provide technical support for ship installation design (SID) development for engineering issues associated with assigned ShipAlts
-Support Design in the resolution of waterfront engineering issues that may arise during ShipAlt installation
-Develop ROM estimates for emergent design and engineering work
-Lead special projects as assigned
-BS in Engineering required; mechanical/marine engineering preferred
-For Sr Engineer: 5 years minimum experience required, 10+ years experience preferred with auxiliary machinery and main propulsion operations, equipment troubleshooting, and familiarity with equipment testing and design.
For Principal Engineer: 12 years minimum required, 15+ years experience preferred with auxiliary machinery and main propulsion operations, equipment troubleshooting and familiarity with equipment testing and design.
-Familiarity with LCS ship design & construction preferred
-Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose system and equipment problems required
-Familiarity with Navy technical community organization required
-Familiarity with ship construction and overhaul specifications required (familiarity with NVR & ABS HSNC rules preferred)
-Frequent travel potentially required to support emergent work including overseas
-Must have the flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment under pressure of changing and often-conflicting priorities.
-Ability to multi-task and executive simultaneous projects required
-Strong research skills and the ability to pay attention to detail is required
-Must be self motivated and have the ability to contribute in a team environment
-Must be competent in MS Office products and generally PC savvy.
-Strong oral and written communication skills required
-Extensive experience with Installation Control Drawings, Technical Data Packages and other GFI is necessary
-A professional Engineer and/or Coast Guard Marine Engineer license preferred
Please apply at: https/www.gdbiw.com/careers