Marine Engineer - 26935 in Pascagoula, MS at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

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Job Description


Provide onsite project management and production support to US Navy Supervisor of Shipbuilding overseeing construction of US Navy ships with a goal of building quality ships while reducing costs and minimizing delays to delivery.  Duties required to meet this overall goal include but are not limited to:

  • Establishing and maintaining productive liaisons with Government project team and Craft, and Production and planning organizations supporting Build, Integration, Delivery, and Testing of US Navy ships.
  • Responsible for the providing analysis of various government and contractor hull management reports to recommend changes to higher level engineers to ensure consistency and accuracy of the same.
  • Attends production progress meetings. Provide recommendations to Government on status of production efforts, engineering or technical problems, and quality assurance issues.
  •  Assist in trial card screening and ship checks of disputed or trial cards that need clarification.
  • Conduct minimum of daily walk throughs of production areas noting progress, efficiencies and items of concern.
  • Develop and provide status/progress reports as requested, to government, government support activities and contractor representatives.
  • Providing analysis and written technical input to support resolution of production and project management deficiencies and failures identified through existing US Government and Shipbuilder reports
  • Writing reports and other documentation as required.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 5 years relevant work experience.  In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 8 years of applicable work experience. 

Experience in shipbuilding practices, production techniques, and waterfront engineering procedures.

Demonstrated ability to work in industrial environment and evaluate craft production progress.

Ability to apply standard technical concepts and procedures to assist higher level engineers in evaluating and developing technical products.

Ability to perform basic engineering work in analysis, evaluation, testing and operation of systems and component development.

Ability to work closely in teaming environment with uniformed and civil service employees to meet objectives with direct supervision.

Ability to communicate effectively with Navy and shipyard teams both orally and in written reports and briefings.

Ability to work in industrial environment that requires significant walking, climbing ladders, and operating in noise and sight hazard areas.

Ability to read, write and speak English fluently are required.

It is not mandatory that the candidate presently hold a Government security clearance but eligibility to obtain a security clearance is required.

Basic Microsoft Word (Office 2003/2007) competency is required, to include the use of basic formatting, editing, printing functions, the document page setup and document and design considerations.

Intermediate Microsoft Excel (Office 2003/2007) competency is required, to include: data entry, correction and retrieval; working with multiple worksheets, filtering data, creating and using mathematical, logical, statistical, and financial functions, performing multiple-level sorting and use sorting options, and manipulating databases to obtain desired data.

Basic Microsoft Outlook competency is required to include: composing, sending and receiving mail; attaching files, use of contacts, developing and using mailing lists and creating and sending meeting invitations.

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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