The Chief Vessel Engineer provides support in operating, troubleshooting, and repairing major power generations systems, including shipboard main propulsion, electrical power generation and distribution, and auxiliary systems. Troubleshoots problems within project/program, providing analysis and solution recommendations. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Reports to a Program Manager or head of a unit/department under limited to no supervision. This position will support onsite Naval Base Port Hueneme.
In this role, you will:
Will perform scheduled and corrective maintenance, integration, testing, field installation, and troubleshooting of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic equipment and systems.
Provide sound and seasoned technical judgement that follows company policies and procedures in meeting customer obligations.
Conduct routine and corrective maintenance of complex automated control systems, main engines, diesel generators, electrical distribution systems, and auxiliary systems.
Assist with vessel modifications, including development of Engineering Change Proposals, procurement of parts, fabrication, installation, and testing.
Assist with planning shipyard overhauls.
Assist with electrical, mechanical and network payload integration.
Develop maintenance plans and procedures.
Assist with at-sea testing of UXVs and associated payload, including test plan development, test execution, and post-test analysis.
Ability to problem solve during high stress environments such as field testing in austere conditions.
Travel and at-sea watch standing will be required.
To be successful in the role, you will need:
High School with 3+ years’ experience relevant to a Vessel Chief Engineer position, including experience troubleshooting to the component level is preferred, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training, or work/military experience.
An active Secret level DoD Clearance is required to be considered.
Must be able to obtain a USCG Engineering License post-employment.
A current valid U.S. passport is required.
Experience in maritime operations to include unmanned surface vessels, and unmanned underwater vehicles.
Logistics experience in military and maritime maneuvers is preferred.
Able to interpret mechanical and hydraulic schematics and drawings.
Proficient in the use of common hand and power-driven tools.
Good communication skills and the ability to work as a team player in a fast-paced environment.
Able to work with minimum supervision under a variety of conditions.
Minimum 25% travel CONUS/OCONUS
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