Combat Systems Marine Engineer - 26514 in San Diego, CA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/18/2018

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Job Description


Position Summary
Provide PMS 407 Combat Systems (CS)/C4I waterfront support during CG/LSD ship class modernization availabilities and reactivation.  Reports the status of pre-planning, production, financial, testing, restoration, and completion of modernization work accomplished by Master Ship Repair (MSR) Shipyards and Alteration Installation Teams (AIT’s).  Requires interface with the responsible Naval Supervising Activity (NSA) for all MSR production and various Naval Commands and Type Commanders for AIT work.  Will also require interface with equipment OEM’s for systems on Navy Ships.  

Duties and Responsibilities           

  • Provide CS/C4I waterfront support as required by PMS 407 t ensure accuracy of production events/milestones as stated by MSR and Navy field activities.
  • Review integrated project schedule and provide recommendations to PMS 407.
  • Provide independent assessment/verification of production schedules/progress of industry and Navy field activities via weekly status reports.
  • Develop and continually update progress of consolidated master production, test and sea trial schedules.
  • Assist ship’s Commanding Officer in assessing crew training requirements.
  • Coordinate and implement all technical efforts to support the pre-planning and execution of NAVSEA modernization and reactivation for CG/LSD ship class modernization availabilities. Includes identification of alteration work packages, repair work, work specifications, design requirements, alteration material requirements, reactivation requirements, and identification of all required ILS.  
  • Serves as a technical advisor to coordinate (via conferences, meetings, correspondence, etc.), the work of a number of organizations engaged in various equipment-related functions such as supply support, maintenance and repair. Provides technical data necessary to establish deadlines and phase programs in and out, and to resolve wide-ranging sensitive or potentially difficult issues.
  • Responsible for monitoring the execution of the Modernization work package and reactivation process. Works with responsible NSA to understand and identify all work that has been accomplished and planned production dates for completion.    
  • Monitors all CS/C4I testing efforts with responsible NSA and applicable Navy sponsoring Commands. Schedule is determined by the Entitled Process Milestones and milestone dates set forth by the NSA and ship.
  • Participate in Lessons Learned conference and other post-installation meetings; i.e. SEA 21 Hot Washes and Modernization Execution Reviews.
  • Demonstrates superior writing and presentation skills to develop briefings, documents, papers, conceptual, and analytical reports for clients.
  • Maintains and complies with security procedures in the performance of duties.
  • May provide direction, training, and assistance to other Program Manger Representative support, as an expert in a particular field of endeavor. 
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 8 to 10 years relevant work experience. Master’s degree preferred. Degree(s) must be in engineering, computer science, mathematics or a related discipline.
  • Project Engineering experience.
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 15 years of applicable work experience.  Work experience may be adjusted based on education, or highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.
  • An Active Secret Security clearance is required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Recent ship pre-commissioning and/or ship reactivation experience highly desired.
  • Former ship pre-commissioning Senior Enlisted, Division Officers or Department Heads, Aegis STOs, Weapons Officers, Combat Systems Officers are highly desired.  
  • Effective customer and organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate and proficiency in Microsoft applications.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.

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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