Designer Sr (ShipConstructor Exp) - 28261 in Alexandria, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/23/2019

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Job Description



Position Summary

Prepares complex sketches, drawings and models on design projects utilizing ShipConstructor Software.  Works independently on the development of original designs or adaptations requiring very specialized experience.  May plan, conduct and direct projects or major phases of significant projects working with or taking direction from the technical staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

Draws structural, mechanical, or electrical features of related structures and equipment utilizing ShipConstructor Software. 

Reviews literature, standards and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.

Prepares sketches or complete detail and layout drawings utilizing ShipConstructor Software from verbal or written instructions on the most complex projects. 

Calculates and lays out dimensions, angles, curvature of parts, materials to be used, and relationship of various parts to the entire structure. 

Creates preliminary and/or final drawings and models using standard drafting techniques using computer assisted design utilizing ShipConstructor Software.

Confers with design originator, appropriate engineering and other personnel in finalizing design concepts.

May review completion and implementation of systems additions and/or enhancements and recommends corrections in technical application and analysis to management.

May supervise other Senior Designers, Designers or Drafters on some phase of design.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

Associate's Degree in a related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work experience and 5 to 7 years related experience.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by 
market survey data.


Proficient in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and/or traditional drafting methods specifically ShipConstructor Software is REQUIRED.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Related experience interpreting design requirements and preparing design alternatives with minimal engineering supervision.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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

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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