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Engineering Technician II in Norfolk, VA at THOR Solutions

Date Posted: 5/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

To further support the U.S. Navy, THOR has an opening for an Engineering Technician II. Qualified candidates for this position will execute the following requirements:

  • Identifies and resolves problems in one of the following areas: Hull, Mechanical, Electrical, Piping, Structural, Shipboard Hull, Mechanical, & Electrical (HM&E).
  • Develops standard production, standard operating standards and production processes.
  • Diagnosis, tests, or analyzes the performance of electrical components, assemblies, or systems.
    Makes, develops, tracks, and trades specific training and programs.
  • Provides technical guidance, and checks drawings, memoranda, tests, reports, material requests and other documents for technical adequacy and conformance with procedures.
  • Establishes and maintains Objective Quality Evidence (OQE) in support of Total Quality Management (TQM)/LEAN efforts to improve technical products.
  • Conducts evaluations and in the majority of cases develops and implements effective changes.
  • Applies a variety of methods, procedures, and techniques to layout, install, align, overhaul, repair, and maintain numerous types of marine machinery, equipment, and systems that are technically more complex.
  • Applies a greater knowledge of installation and repair of more complex marine equipment and machinery and trains others in support of the various Maintenance Assist Teams.
  • Examines and troubleshoots to determine the extent of repairs required, materials, or parts needed, and to estimate the time required to complete repairs. Independently diagnoses, plans, and completes projects or work orders involving major systems in their entirety.
  • Compiles and maintains records documenting engineering schematics, installed equipment, installation or operational problems, resources used, repairs, or corrective action performed.
  • Sets up and operates standard or specialized testing equipment.
  • Reviews installation or quality assurance documentation.
  • Participates in training or continuing education activities to stay abreast of engineering or industry advances in Naval Ship Systems.
  • Trains shipboard personnel to perform standard maintenance.
  • Confers with engineering staff and other personnel to resolve problems.
  • Drafts working drawings, or cross-sections of underground cables, as required for instructions to installation crew.
  • Draws master sketches showing relation of proposed installations to existing facilities and specifications and dimensions.
  • Measures factors that affect installation and arrangement of equipment, such as distances to be spanned by cabling and piping.
  • Assembles documentation packages and produces drawing sets which are checked by a higher authority.
  • Reviews drawings and cost estimates for accuracy and conformity to standards and regulations.
  • Prepares and interprets specifications, calculating weights, volumes, and stress factors.
  • Explains drawings to production or construction teams and provides adjustments as necessary. May supervisor and/or train other technicians.
  • Applies knowledge and skills gained through practical experience in the construction trades and crafts and formal training to perform engineering design and cost estimates for the maintenance and repair, new construction, alterations and modifications or architectural, civil, electrical and mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Plans, develop, implement, coordinate and administer repair and construction projects generated by work requests, including the determination of scope of work, preparation of cost estimates, execution of original design concepts, preparation of detail drawings, preparation of technical requirements, contract preparation and project administration.
  • Prepares cost estimates, technical specifications for the contract purchase of complex repair and construction items, designs and plans for alterations, remodeling and repairs to various types of machinery and equipment, new construction and the development of contracts, in accordance with organizational policies and procedures.
  • Makes field investigations to ascertain existing conditions to confirm customer requirements and to identify special problems and their solutions.
  • Obtains needed additional information from personal observation of the job site and through coordination with the customer.
  • Inspects, surveys, and monitors equipment to determine long and short range maintenance requirements.
  • Collaborates with production control to schedule jobs and ensure that the necessary materials and equipment are obtained to complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Prepares inspection reports noting deficiencies and any deviations from the original estimate and/or specifications

Job Requirements

Security Clearance Requirement: 

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET clearance.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Minimum of HS diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Minimum of two (2) years full time hands-on technician experience in assembly, overhaul, repair, modification, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of shipboard systems and equipment.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.