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Marine Operational Engineer - Senior

Company: Life Cycle Engineering
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Marine Operational Engineer - Senior

Position Summary:

Life Cycle Engineering is looking for Senior Marine Operational Engineers to join the LCE team supporting PMS 300 and 325 in Washington, DC. As a Senior Marine Operational Engineer, you will provide support for the Hull, Mechanical & Electrical (HM&E); Command, Control, Communications, Computers & Intelligence (C4I); and mission equipment and systems installed aboard ships, boats, craft and targets, including Combat Logistics Force (CLF), Special Mission Ships, and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) assets.

Clearance Required:

  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain/maintain a DoD Secret security clearance

    Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

    • Provide engineering/technical support for concept studies; feasibility studies; preliminary design activities; contract design activities; detail design and construction activities; independent design reviews; In-service ship design and engineering activities; shipboard installation support; and special studies related to ships/boats/craft, ship systems and/or shipboard equipment.
    • Facilitate and provide required technical information expertise to Integrated Process Teams (IPTs), special advisory boards, off-sites, working groups and audit teams. The Contractor shall gt5perform research and work along with USCG, ABS, and other key stakeholders, such as, the Military Sealift Command (MSC).
    • Support, attend, and participate in ship, boat, service craft and seaborne target test and trials as requested by the Government. Test and trial events include, but are not limited to, Developmental Testing (DT), Operational Testing (OT), Initial Operational Test & Evaluation (IOT&E), Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs), Ship Acceptance Tests (SATs), Vendor Trials, Builder's Trials (BT), Acceptance Trials (AT), Pre-Delivery Inspection & Trials (PDIT), Post Delivery Test & Trials (PDT&T), Final Operational Test & Evaluation (FOT&E), and Final Contract Trials (FCT).
    • Provide recommendations on commercial ship and ship system performance specification and design and certification issues.
    • Conduct special studies, surveys and ship checks as required, in support of emerging requirements or to address technical issues. May require technical assistance in procurement, in-process design reviews, trial installations, Technical Evaluation (TECHEVAL), Operational Evaluation (OPEVAL), and test results analyses.

      Required Education, Skills, and Experience:

      • GED
      • Unlimited Horsepower Chief Engineers License Active or Inactive
      • Minimum 15+ years marine or navy shipbuilding or repair, Government technical management, or Industry business management
      • 10+ years sailing or port engineering experience, Government technical management, or Industry business management; Navy procedures and Policies (DoD 5000 process); Foreign Military Sales; Ship Operations and/or shipboard testing; Supervisory experience; experience communicating with Program Management

        Preferred Skills and Experience:

        • Deep knowledge of marine operating processes/operations
        • Ability to run simulations and analyze test data.
        • Ability to write clear and comprehensive technical documentation.
        • Highly analytical mind, with exceptional problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

          Physical Demands and Expectations:

          • Regular physical activity to include walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, reaching, lifting (up to 30 pounds), and standing; occasional prolonged sitting
          • Ability to speak, read, hear and write, with or without assistance
          • Ability to use phone and computer systems, copier, fax and other office equipment

            This position description re present s a summary of the major components and requirements of the outlined job. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned or required as business needs dictate. Questions regarding this description should immediately be addressed to the department manager or to Human Resources.


            Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) is a privately held, employee-owned company with an emphasis on "doing the right thing the right way, which applies to the way we treat our customers and employees. We are proud to have been recognized as a "Best Place to Work for 17 years running! Learn more below and at .

            Our mission is to enable people and organizations to achieve their full potential.

            As a professional services organization, our mission is focused on our clients' people and organizations. It is our company's cornerstone belief that we will not lead the industry in assisting our clients unless we excel at helping our own people and teams reach their full potential.


            Our corporate culture encourages personal and professional growth because LCE's success depends on the talent, innovation, professionalism, and commitment of its employees. LCE is a strengths-based organization focused on turning individual talents into strengths and then turning individual strengths into organizational performance that supports our clients' success.


            • Affordable Medical/Dental/Vision Plans for employees and their families
            • Free Employee Life and Disability Insurance, with supplemental coverage options available
            • Health Savings Account and Flexible Savings Account options
            • Company matched 401(k) & company-funded Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
            • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Leave
            • Continuing Education and Professional Development programs at all levels
            • Flexible Schedules and Relaxed Dress Code
            • Employer-sponsored events, social collaboration, and open communication
            • Free access to an extensive online training library, including certification prep
            • Bonus Program for outstanding contributions, Employee Referral Program, numerous Recognition Opportunities, and more

              *Benefits may vary by business unit and location. http://www.lce.com/Employee_Benefits_358.html

              Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that LCE take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, because of or on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation, and any other status protected by applicable state law . In addition, LCE will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. LCE shall also abide by the requirements of 29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A.

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