Marine Engineer - 25526 in Alexandria, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/16/2018

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Bachelor's degree in naval architecture, ocean engineering, mechanical engineering, marine engineering, systems engineering (ABET-Accredited), or a related discipline plus at least 4 years of relevant work experience.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 7 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.

- Expertise in ship design, marine, ocean engineering or naval architecture often gained through maritime school education or similar background desired.
- Experience working with ship and ship system design principles and practices.
- Familiarity with maritime fuel systems, refrigeration systems (HVAC), compressed air systems, auxiliary shipboard systems, and piping systems desired.

- Experience with Marine Gas Turbines and supporting equipment.
- Experience working with applicable regulatory, commercial, and military standards and classification society rules desired.
-Experience working with shipyards or a marine engineering internship a plus.

-Knowledge of NAVSEA acquisition program and processes rdesired.

-Former active duty DDG engineering experience desired.

-DAU certification and SNAME/ASNE membership will receive extra consideration.

-Applicant must be highly skilled in both oral and written communications and be capable of productive and efficient work with limited or no supervision. 

-Applicant must be proficient with Microsoft Office programs. 

-Candidate should have an active secret clearance for this position or ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET Clearance


Under supervision provide support to clients developing and maintaining U.S. Navy surface ships systems and associated subsystems. Provide production and testing support including engineering support for hull, mechanical and electrical systems; total ship engineering; ship surveillance; and all types of waterfront engineering and inspections. Review shipbuilder work packages, conduct photo documentation, develop databases allowing searches for key information in written correspondence. Review drawings, Initial Change Proposals (ICP), Engineering Change Proposals (ECP), waterfront changes, work items, design reviews condition reports and trial cards.

- Review initial designs, developments, and analysis of new ships and/or ship systems.
- Assist in development of designs for current and conceptualized ships, systems, and equipment. Evaluate designs for feasibility.
- Review ECP packages for completeness and provide recommendations
- Assess compliance with regulatory, and standards
-Interfaces with stakeholders and cross functional teams to ensure necessary resources are available for ship/system.
-Review qualification test procedures and participates in qualification testing and trials.
- Supports production design and construction oversight and review processes to ensure compliance with product specifications.
- Researches new technology and/or development tools to remain informed of current technology.

-Assist with requirements management and support customer research requests efficiently and thoroughly.

-Travel Requirement ~10%

- Engage in business development activities as required to sustain and grow customer base.

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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