Engineering Technician (Mechanical)

Chesapeake, VA 23320
Full-time
Salary: $25.00 to $30.00 /hour


KEY FUNCTIONS

AVMAC’s Engineering Technician (Mechanical) is responsible to AVMAC’s Ship Integration Director for performing the following functions:

  • Applying engineering techniques, principles and precedents to develop, design, modify, repair, overhaul, fabricate, install, test, evaluate, or operate electrical, electronic, avionics, mechanical, communications, stores, armament systems or related data processing systems for US Navy ships, military weapon systems, associated support equipment or facilities, automotive or small craft;
  • Maintain, repair, inspect, troubleshoot, or program equipment and components.
  • Review, analyze, develop, prepare or apply engineering, technical or maintenance specifications, NAVSEA Standard Items, policies, standards, or procedures.
  • Organize, analyze, and prepare reports or presentation of technical data and information. Plan and perform tests and evaluations on systems, equipment or components.
  • Compile, process, reduce, and analyze test data and results.
  • Perform standardized or prescribed assignments involving sequence of related operations.
  • Follow standard work methods on recurring assignments and receiving explicit instructions on unfamiliar assignments. Work is reviewed for technical adequacy at completion.

Reports to: AVMAC’s Ship Integration Director

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide oversight, Quality Assurance surveillance, and administrative reporting IAW NAVSEA 9090-310 and Navy Standard Items of the following actions:

  • US Navy shipboard Hull, Mechanical & Electrical (HM&E) systems and components to include system operations, maintenance on both mechanical and electrical systems
  • Responsible for scheduling, workforce planning, coordinating, quality control, supervising, assisting in cost control and ensuring the safety of all contractor personnel in the workforce.
  • Responsible for critically reviewing drawings and compiling data for Bills of Materials (BOMs), Plans of Actions & Milestones (POA&Ms) and labor requirements
  • Responsible for complying with work project plans and schedules.
  • Support assessments, provide technical assistance during the troubleshooting of failed shipboard mechanical systems.
  • Serve as senior/lead technician and assist in the training of other technicians.
  • Ensuring contractor personnel under their direction perform activities to ensure all installation and repair tasks are completed on schedule and in accordance with technical requirements.
  • Comply with applicable Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA), Navy and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Vendor supplied safety regulations, NAVSEA Standard Items, applicable Work Procedures and AVMAC’s Quality Control Plan.
  • Provide input for redlined changes to drawing packages and instructions (if applicable) to the Shipboard Integration Director.
  • Ensure Quality Assurance Test and Inspection (T&I) Plans are accomplished with approved drawings NAVSEA Standard Items (NSIs) and applicable Government/commercial standards and specifications.
  • Perform validations/verifications of various shipboard mechanical systems.
  • Perform or coordinate test and evaluation, checkout, certification tasks
  • Remove hatch covers and hatch actuating linkages, power tool clean all paint. Accomplish a visual inspection of the hatch cover, actuating linkages, knife edge sealing surfaces and gasket retainer sealing surfaces for structural integrity, deterioration, pitting, cracks, and areas of damage or distortion. Repair, paint and reinstall hatch and hatch actuating linkages. Repair knife edge sealing surfaces on flight deck. Repair gasket sealing surfaces and gasket retaining surfaces, install new gaskets and fasteners. Chip and grind all surfaces flush in way of repairs. Paint all new and disturbed area.
  • Power tool clean all paint from trunks; accomplish a visual inspection of trunks for structural integrity, deterioration, pitting, cracks, and areas of damage or distortion. Repair or replace steel housings. Chip and grind all surfaces flush in way of repairs. Paint all new and disturbed areas.
  • Power tool clean all paint from well deck area and accomplish a visual inspection of well deck for structural integrity, deterioration, pitting, cracks, and areas of damage or distortion, repair or replace as necessary. Chip and grind all surfaces flush in way of repairs. Paint all new and disturbed surfaces.
  • Remove all lagging from trunks, accomplish a visual inspection of all steel plate for structural integrity, deterioration, pitting, cracks, and areas of damage or distortion and repair or replace all unsatisfactory steel plate. Chip and grind all surfaces flush in way of repairs. Paint all new and disturbed surfaces and install new lagging.
  • Provide full support in the assignment, direction, and completion of maintenance objectives.
  • Comply with all maintenance, administration, and operational procedures as established.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Maintain tool accountability of all personal and company related tools.
  • Scrupulously follow all electrical tag-out procedures.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of all NAVSEA Standard Items, Safety, Quality Control, FOD, Tool Control, HAZMAT/ HAZWASTE, NAVOSH procedures related to work assigned.
  • Enforce all company programs and directives as required to ensure safe and efficient maintenance operations.
  • Possess the ability to manage assigned contractor personnel in the support of daily maintenance actions, managing all aspects of local company and command policies and administrative processing as set forth for safe and efficient maintenance procedures.
  • Ensure maintenance actions are assigned to qualified personnel at all times. When complete, verify the correctness of any maintenance related documentation to ensure assigned maintenance actions were performed properly and accurately.
  • Coordinate with and work in support of respective ship’s force personnel, possessing and applying relevant skills and knowledge in support of all HM&E related maintenance operations. Provide full support in the assignment, direction, and completion of maintenance objectives.
  • Comply with all maintenance, administration, and operational procedures as established.
  • Act as a liaison between contracted labor employees and ship’s force personnel to ensure continuity and mutual support and that the maintenance effort is a coordinated process.
  • Coordinate, schedule, and support all required maintenance actions with AVMAC’s Ship Integration Director.
  • Compile and present information to ship’s force personnel and to the PM as required.
  • Work independently with minimal direction.
  • Interpret drawings and schematics for work assigned.
  • Receive and route communications to AVMAC personnel as required.
  • Travel and support all AVMAC maintenance operations as directed.
  • Comply with policies and procedures as set forth in AVMAC’s Employee Handbook, Work Procedures, and Quality Control Plan.
  • Work, cooperate and communicate, as directed by the Ship Integration Director, with other supervisors, team leaders, and coworkers satisfactorily.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Ship Integration Director.

Job Requirements

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • If a Veteran, must have earned an honorable discharge (preferred) but no less than a General discharge under Honorable conditions.
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.
  • Possess broad knowledge of shipboard modifications and repair.
  • Possess thorough knowledge of unique tools.
  • Possess working knowledge of technical publications as well as NAVSEA Standard Items, policies, standards, or procedures.
  • Must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.
  • Possess a valid state driver’s license, obtain and maintain base access.

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