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Sr. Marine Engineer - 26983 in Alexandria, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/26/2018
  • Job ID:
    26983

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

Under limited supervision, performs complex engineering work related to researching, designing, and developing machines, mechanical products, or tools, mechanical production equipment, or engines. May test designs.

Works directly with senior technical personnel and project managers in the planning and execution of technical activities on complex projects related to mechanical product development.  Employs existing guidelines and instructions, guidance from higher-level engineers, experience, and independent judgment to plan and accomplish task objectives. Assignments may require the development of improvements to current techniques and procedures.

Applies advanced technical concepts, techniques, and procedures to lead a project team in the development of technical products. Identifies and documents project functional requirements. Defines and organizes a proposed project into the tasks and activities needed to solve the problems being addressed. Schedules work to meet completion dates and technical specifications. Regularly provides technical guidance and oversight to lower level technical staff.

Receives limited technical guidance and training from more experienced technical staff.  Plans, results, and work products are reviewed periodically by senior technical staff. 

Prepares and reviews input to technical reports, status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contract reports and formal briefings.   May author or co-author technical reports.

Prepares and provides formal briefings to the staff and project sponsors. Leads technical discussions at project review sessions and in negotiations with the project sponsor.

Identifies opportunities for follow-on tasking for current projects; develops related briefings, specific project proposals, and works through appropriate channels to schedule presentation of these briefings and proposals to prospective customers.

Provides input and support to larger intra-organizational proposal development efforts. May have some exposure to and provide input to inter-organizational technical and business development activities.

Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. Provides recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems or applicable company procedures and guidelines.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in an applicable field of engineering and a minimum of 5 years of experience.

Must be able to demonstrate a command of engineering principles, methods, and techniques within one or more areas of technical expertise.

Must have advanced knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software to include Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Employs effective interpersonal skills regarding customer and organizational level communications and presentations.

An advanced capability in AutoCad or Ship Constructor CAD Software is a plus.

Merchant Marine sailing Experience is a plus.

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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