Mechanical Engineer - Submarine Acoustics and Noise Quieting - 28491 in Washington, DC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/24/2019

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General Description

Provide Systems Engineering and Ship Design technical on-site support for PMS450/397 VA/CLB Class Submarine Signatures Systems Integration Team Manager. Responsible for review of various types of shipbuilder engineering design products (diagram changes, technical reports, specifications, procedures), consolidation of government comments/recommendations and development of government responses.  Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct technical review of engineering design products (diagram changes, technical reports, specifications, procedures, drawings) and GFI (Government Furnished Information) in order to support identification of acoustic impacts and deficiencies.  
  • Provide technical briefings and recommendations of reviewed engineering design products in order to support the SEA05P1 Acoustic Technical Warrant Holder (TWH) and the Signature System Integration Team (SSIT) design decision process.  
  • Develop coherent consolidated engineering technical responses in order to identify actions necessary for resolution of acoustic deficiencies.
  • Develop and manage routing and signatures for official PMS397 correspondence
  • Archive relevant engineering technical information and SSIT responses to ensure proper documentation of Objective Qualitative Evidence (OQE). 
  • Maintain tracking matrix to support prioritization that allows for timely completion of reviewed engineering design products.
  • Stern Area System Integrated Product Team Support
  • Attend UK Meetings - Polaris Sales Agreement Task Support


  • A Final Secret Clearance is required to be considered for this position.  Please ensure this is clearly identified in your resume.
  • A BS in Systems Engineering, Acoustics, or a related engineering or science degree is required.
  • Two to five years of related technical experience working within a DoD Program Office or Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA); Submarine design, production and/or operational experience is desired.
  • Ability to understand and succinctly summarize, communicate, and document technical issues.
  • The ability to use a variety of software products (e.g. MS Office).
  • Must be articulate in oral and written presentations; possess high organizational skills and the ability to multi-task to meet deadlines.   Must be a self-starter, possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work directly with various government and contractor representatives to complete assigned tasks in a timely and professional manner independently or with minimal supervision. 

Periodic travel (<10%) to vendor sites may be required. 

Diversity Statement


Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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