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Naval Architect in San Diego, CA at THOR Solutions

Date Posted: 10/17/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    San Diego, CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

THOR Solutions is actively seeking Naval Architect in support of the Southwest Regional Maintenance Center. This position will provide technical support to engineering and design staff in a variety of naval engineering design tasks in the installation, maintenance, repair and construction of diverse HM&E systems in accordance with engineering specifications. This includes:

  • Investigate complex and diverse engineering problems presented in IDRs, TAAS AWRs, and CFRs.
  • Perform ship checks and provide detailed reports documenting structural issues and recommended repairs.
  • Perform engineering analytical tasks to identify and correct system deficiencies and provide technical solutions in the form of drawings, memoranda, reports and sketches.
  • Support Project Support Engineer and Coordinator for handling all technical issues that arise.
  • Interface with project personnel on all matters pertaining to program management,
  • administration, and work assignments for this program.
  • Perform complex engineering calculations for design development and to calculate strength, vibration behavior, and safety of modifications and/or repairs to the ship.
  • Prepare layout and detail drawings and sketches for varied and complex design projects, such as SHIPALTs and repairs.
  • Interface with Chief Engineer and Deputy Chief Engineer to address ship non-conformances, assess risk, and provide recommendations for new and existing ship structural and material DFSs.
  • Assist reviewing production contractor Work Items, access cut plans, design calculations, and other structural engineering related documents for accuracy and technical acceptability.
  • Coordinate with other engineering personnel, production and maintenance team, ships force, NAVSEA, ISEAs, NSWCs, RMCs, and others as required to develop solutions for naval architecture related issues.
  • Review SARs, design technical products, and deliverables with supporting estimates for final review by Government in support of the accomplishment of SHIPALTs.
  • Interface with cognizant executing activity and planning yard representatives on final design products for technical accuracy and conformance to NAVSEA requirements prior to final acceptance by the Government.


Job Requirements

Security Clearance Requirement:

  • This position requires an active Secret Clearance.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • A Naval Architecture Degree
  • Excellent communications and analytical skills; working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs
  • Can investigate, troubleshoot, and design solutions to problems with regards to Naval Vessel Structures.
  • Ability to physically go on board ships, climb ladders, descend into enclosed spaces.
  • Ability to maintain a Secret Level Clearance

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


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