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Naval Architect, Journeyman in Washington, DC at THOR Solutions

Date Posted: 4/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

THOR Solutions is actively seeking a highly motivated journeyman Naval Architect in support of the US Coast Guard. The position will provide HM&E engineering support services to the USCG in Washington, DC in the following areas: vessel Hull Form and stability, Weights, Structures, Powering and Resistance, and Propulsion.

The Naval Architect's responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide technical assessments of  shipbuilder design deliverables.
  • Support development of HM&E and Auxiliary systems specifications.
  • Support development of Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) and Data Item Description (DID) documents.
  • Develop Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO) & Engineering Changes (EC).
  • Draft Statements of Work and cost estimates in support of post-delivery activities.
  • Work on ship construction and repair specifications.

Job Requirements

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • An ideal candidate currently possesses an active Secret clearance.

Required Education, Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Must possess at least 3 years of relevant professional experience. An ideal candidate will have 10 years of relevant professional experience.
  • Must possess a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Naval Architecture, Ocean Engineering, Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related discipline.
  • Have a working knowledge of engineering disciplines related to ship feasibility, concept, preliminary and contract design, design integration, stability analysis, structural analysis, hydrodynamic and sea keeping analysis and vessel arrangements.
  • Have experience with government vessel design, construction, and repair with primary focus on: Hullform and Performance, Weights and Stability, Area/Volume Requirements, Structures, Deck Systems, Boat Handling Systems, Stores/Cargo Handling Systems, Outfitting and Arrangements, Physical Model Test Planning Assessments, Integrated Topside Design.
  • Have experience performing detailed design and analysis in order to evaluate planned engineering changes in support of major shipbuilding acquisition and repair projects.
  • Possess subject matter expertise in one or more areas: Icebreaker Design and Construction Standards and Icebreaking aspects of vessel Hull Form, Structures, Powering and Resistance, and Propulsion.
  • Be able to provide technical support to assist the government in development of HM&E and Auxiliary System Specification.
  • Be able to provide support which includes updating the System Specification, SOW, CDRLs, and Indicative Design to adjudicate issues.
  • Be able to author trade studies for the WCC indicative design.
  • Be able to draft System Specification for HM&E systems for WCC RFP Release.
  • Be able to maintain master equipment list for the WCC indicative.
  • Be able to provide subject matter expertise reviewing OPC construction CDRLs.

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