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Associate Naval Architect - 28177 in Washington, DC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/25/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/25/2019

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

 

Under immediate supervision applies basic knowledge of naval architecture to perform routine analyses and prepare basic naval architectural deliverables in support of the design of ships, craft, and other floating structures. Participates in the development and validation of design and engineering requirements, preparation of specifications, and provides inputs to technical reports and presentations. Receives technical guidance and training from the more experienced technical staff to which the individual is assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Applies basic naval architectural knowledge in accordance with applicable regulatory body rules, regulations, and industry standards to develop analyses and products in one or more of the following technical areas:

  • Hull form and hydrodynamic performance, including development of hull form geometry and lines plans, hydrostatics and curves of form, resistance and powering estimates, propulsor design and performance, appendage design, maneuvering analyses, seakeeping analyses, development of model test plans and observing and analyzing data from model tests or full scale trials

  • Weight and stability analyses, including development of weight and center of gravity estimates, performance of intact and damaged stability analyses, performance of deadweight surveys and inclining experiments

  • Concept and feasibility design studies addressing whole ship sizing and performance analyses, requirements validation, and design optimization

  • Design integration, coordinating inputs from various naval architectural and other engineering disciplines, such as marine engineering and structures, into balanced, closed solution designs to establish principal characteristics and design features such as length, beam, depth, draft, displacement, speed, and other performance parameters

  • Structural design, developing hull girder bending moments and structural configurations and scantlings in accordance with appropriate rules or design standards, development of superstructure, mast, and local support structure to withstand primary and secondary loads

  • General arrangements and configuration, developing requirements for area and volume, preparing overall ship arrangement concepts and drawings illustrating primary functional allocation of spaces within the ship considering location and adjacency constraints, performing special studies including access and line of sight analyses, assisting in detailed layouts of individual compartments such as living and berthing spaces, ship support spaces, storerooms, and shops.

Assists with the review of design proposals and specifications.

Participates in scheduled project review sessions and meetings with representatives from other engineering disciplines and customers on technical and engineering issues.

Assists in preparing documentation, reports, and project plans to describe activities planned and accomplished, status reports, letters, memoranda, messages, and contact reports.

Assists with preparation and presentation of formal briefings and staff seminars.

Complies with all corporate policies and procedures, including quality assurance and security procedures, in the performance of duties.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Is dedicated to providing the highest quality products and services that meet the needs and requirements of internal and external customers.

Learns quickly when facing new problems; is a relentless and versatile learner; is open to change; analyzes successes and failures for clues to improvement; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Naval Architecture or related engineering field such as as Ocean Engineering and 0 - 2 years of experience.   

A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.



Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:



Basic knowledge of naval architecture to perform routine analyses and prepare basic naval architectural deliverables in support of the design of ships, craft, and other floating structures.



Strong written, verbal communication and computer skills including various types of engineering software.

Ability to design and provide the highest quality products and services that meet the needs and requirements of internal and external customers.

Ability to learn and adapt when facing new problems, analyzes successes and failures for clues to improvement, and tackle new and difficult challenges.

Ability to assist in development and preparation of technical engineering presentations.
 



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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