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Technical Program Management Assistant in Pascagoula, MS at THOR Solutions

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

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Job Description

To further support the US Coast Guard, THOR has an opening for USCG PRO Gulf Coast at Pascagoula, Mississippi. This position will provide PROGC with TPMA to support the PROGC Technical Director/TAM. TPMA includes, but is not limited to the following tasks:

  • Perform surveillance of NSC production and shipbuilder technical deliverables per PROGC Surveillance Plan to ensure contractor compliance with contract requirements, program goals, and shipbuilder Quality Management System IOT prevent defects and/or document non-compliance for correction and preservation of government entitlement at delivery.
  • Develop and maintain a reporting system for tracking of assigned Technical Division action items.
  • Maintain status of actions for PROGC Technical Division.
  • Track submittal and status of Technical Division responses to CDRLs.
  • Support PROGC Tech Director/TAM configuration control processes by coordinating the review of, and consolidating comments on Engineering Change Proposals (ECP), Waterfront Changes (WFC), Requests for Waiver (RFW), Request for Deviation (RFD), and Minor Change Notices (MCN). Provide to TAM and CM prior to weekly Change Management Board (CMB) meeting.
  • Conduct reviews of engineering drawings and specifications associated with CDRLs and engineering changes to ensure technical accuracy.
  • Conduct ship checks to validate engineering drawings and specifications associated with CDRLs and engineering changes to verify configuration.
  • Develop and maintain working relationship with PROGC QA, Production, Test, Logistics, and Data manager.
  • Develop and maintain working relationship with Shipbuilder’s engineering and data management staff.
  • Prepare and modify USCG policy documents, position papers, analyses, designs, drawings, and presentations for review and approval of USCG technical authorities.
  • Edit and incorporate comments and changes to documentation as directed by the Technical Director/TAM.
  • Provide assistance in technical oversight for the shipbuilder’s execution of engineering CDRL development. Determine shipbuilder compliance with applicable NSC contract requirements. Document and report discrepancies to the assigned Task Manager for documentation in the contract history file.
  • Review and comment on equipment and systems technical documentation and equipment maintenance procedures submitted by the shipbuilder.
  • Evaluate the suitability of various engineering products, services, or hardware as assigned.
  • Support PROGC in the research and resolution of HM&E system technical issues.
  • Provide technical support and analysis for cutter HM&E equipment/system Root Cause Failure Analyses.
  • Provide technical support and analysis for HM&E equipment/system maintenance reviews.
  • Participate in staff meetings, conferences, project planning sessions, Technical Interchange Meetings (TIM), Integrated Product Team (IPT) working groups, and other meetings as assigned by the Technical Director/TAM.
  • Document design, installation, and testing deficiencies through formally established USCG procedures.
  • Provide Minutes of each TPMA meeting. Meeting minutes shall include, at a minimum: Attendees list, Description of the topics discussed, and a list of the action items with the party responsible for completion of the action identified.

Tasks include the following:

  • Technical experience in performing or overseeing machinery and equipment installation, equipment and systems testing and trials in a shipbuilding acquisition environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of military and industrial standards used in the design of marine machinery.
  • Technical experience in the development of Navy Ship Alterations or USCG Engineering Changes.

Job Requirements

Security Clearance Requirements

  • A SECRET Clearance is required for this position.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Share Point and MS Outlook other software/tools provided on the Coast Guard Standard Workstation and provided for a specific position.
  • A minimum of six (6) years experience in HM&E systems obtained through journeyman craft or quality assurance experience in the construction of U.S. Navy surface combatants or Coast Guard Cutters.
  • Qualified candidates shall possess a current SECRET clearance.

Travel Requirement

  • Less than 10% travel. 

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