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Retired Machinist Mate or Engineman in San Diego, CA at THOR Solutions

Date Posted: 10/17/2018

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Job Description

THOR Solutions, LLC, (THOR) is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing mission critical support to the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, and commercial maritime domains. THOR provides innovative and tailored expertise in project/program management, engineering, technical, consulting, and administrative services in support of U.S. warfighters and mariners. THOR is honored to support solution development, implementation, and execution for our nation's most complex maritime challenges.

THOR Solutions, LLC is seeking candidates to fill positions on the West Coast Deck Self-Assessment Groom Training (D-SAGT) Team providing technical expertise and training support for the U.S. Navy. Positions are located in San Diego, CA.

The D-SAGT employs a blended learning solution by combining “classroom learning” with “hands-on training” to convey theory and knowledge.

Provided by a Training Team, the D-SAGT utilizes a crews “own-ship” as the classroom, providing sailors with training on their own systems.

The D-SAGT consists of two phases, Assessment and Operations.

  • Assessment: First phase to review all associated support material and conducting a detailed assessment of the deck systems. Scheduled during post deployment TSRA period.
  • Operations: Second phase conduct of high quality training on selected systems with lesson plans, trainee guides, and examinations. This system of training complements the on-going evolution-based training provided by the Afloat Training Groups as it helps maintain system readiness and preparedness to conduct deck evolutions across all ship classes. Scheduled during Basic Training Phase MOB-S (Seamanship) event.

Job Requirements

Security Clearance Requirement:   

  • An active SECRET security clearance is required.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Ten (10) years of experience as Auxiliary System Technician (Afloat) Machinist Mate (MM) or Engineman (EN).
  • Master level experience;
    • Boat engineer
    • Hydraulic and compressed air systems operations, maintenance and troubleshooting (inspect, repair, test)
  • Minimum 10 years of experience with Joint Fleet Maintenance principles, practices, processes and administration.
  • Experience as a Maintenance & Material Management Coordinator (3MC) (preferred).
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as LCPO on Amphibious Class Ships.
  • Experience at Intermediate Maintenance Activity including experience with Quality Assurance (preferred).
  • At least one tour of duty at one or more of the following assignments:
    • Afloat Training Group Instructor
    • Naval Beach Group
    • Navy Safety Center Deck Systems Analyst
    • Auxiliary INSURV Assessor


Support the Government Program Manager in executing the D-SAGT program.  This support includes, but is not limited to:

  • Deliver D-SAGT training to all ship classes
  • Assess the material readiness of deck systems on all ship classes
  • Assist in the scheduling of D-SAGT training missions
  • Collect metrics in support of the D-SAGT program
  • Assist in D-SAGT curriculum updates and revisions
  • Train and qualify other D-SAGT Instructors
  • Provide In-briefs and Out-briefs to Commanding Officers of ships undergoing D-SAGT training
  • Write End-of-Mission reports for D-SAGT missions


  • 30% travel will be required to Honolulu Hawaii, Sasebo and Yokosuka Japan, and Everett WA.

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


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