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Marine Engineer - 25530 in Mobile, AL at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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    Mobile, AL
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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.

  • 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 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 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.

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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