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Propulsion Engineer, Journeyman

Company: THOR Solutions, LLC
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

THOR Solutions is actively seeking a highly motivated Journeyman Propulsion Engineer to provide support to the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Ship Design Team at the USCG Headquarters in Washington, DC. The engineer will provide propulsion support services to the Ship Design Team in support of the Waterways Commerce Cutter, Polar Security Cutter and Offshore Patrol Cutter.The candidate's responsibilities may include (but are not limited to) performing or supporting the following actions:

  • Perform design review-related tasking for all USCG Cutter acquisition programs.
  • Evaluate, document and make recommendations on the design and operation of USCG vessels and small boats, in particular the ship machinery and related propulsion systems and equipment
  • Providing engineering support in the analysis of all propulsion related technical issues and design challenges pertaining to assets in the USCG fleet.
  • Conducting reviews and providing comments on new Coast Guard acquisition cutter and boat propulsion system designs.
  • Track design reviews, approval status, planning and implementation of changes.
  • Communicating and participating in Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and working groups with other USCG and Navy entities.
  • Supporting Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs) with shipyards.
  • Providing technical position papers, draft analyses, designs, specifications, drawings, draft presentations as requested by the section head.
  • Reviewing and analyzing technical reports from third party design validation sources and make recommendations to the Government.Citizenship Requirements:
    • Due to the requirements of the federal contract that this position supports, U.S. citizenship is required. Citizenship will be confirmed via I-9 /E-Verify at the start of employment.Security Clearance Requirements:
      • Must either posses an active Secret security clearance, or be able to qualify for a new Secret security clearance upon hire.
      • Must maintain clearance for the duration of employment.Required Education, Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
        • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Marine Engineering or Naval Architecture from an ABET accredited university or college. In lieu of an acceptable Bachelor's degree, one of the following substitutions may be considered:
          • Highschool diploma /GED equivalent plus an additional six (6) years of relevant work experience.
          • Associate's degree plus an additional four (4) years of relevant work experience.
          • Three (3) to five (5) years of recent, relevant professional experience involving the design, development, and evaluation of the operation of marine vessels, shipboard propulsion machinery, and related equipment including three of more of the following:
            • Development of ship propulsion and control systems specifications including but not limited to diesel-electric propulsion systems, propellers, rudder, thrusters, and their interface with dynamic positioning systems
            • Development of marine auxiliary and piping systems, review and analyzing preliminary and functional design documentation and development of ship system specifications.
            • Review and analysis of mechanical and electrical propulsion systems, and auxiliary / piping systems for technical data packages
            • Conduct trade studies to determine suitable configuration for propulsion motors, power converters, and thrusters.
            • Documented knowledge of U.S. Regulatory Body standards and ability to develop and prepare ship machinery documents for compliance with ABS Rules.
            • Experience with US Navy, US Coast Guard, or Military Sealift Command marine engineering practices.
            • Proficient with common productivity software including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Outlook).
            • Strong written and verbal communications skills.ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSAn ideal candidate will possess some or all of the following additional qualifications:
              • Two (2) years of experience involving the development or review of Major Ship System Specifications, CDRLs, SOWs, the development and review of ship feasibility, concept, preliminary, contract, and detail design of shipboard propulsion systems.
              • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam.
              • Experience with engineering software such as AutoCAD and Navisworks.
              • Familiarity with the USCG Standard Workstation and associated software /tools.Typical Physical Activity:
                • This position's essential functions typically include (but are not limited to): typing, hearing, sitting, standing, talking, vision, and walking.THOR Solutions, LLC is proud to be an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer. THOR considers all qualified applicants for employment, without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.Please be aware that many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens.Founded in 2009, THOR Solutions, LLC (THOR) is a rapidly growing Center for Veteran's Excellence (CVE) verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing mission critical support across the Department of Defense, federal civilian agencies and commercial maritime industry, worldwide. THOR provides innovative and tailored expertise in multidisciplinary engineering, project and program management, business and financial management, technical support, integrated logistics support, training support, fleet support, corporate operations support, assessments and studies. THOR is privileged to deliver service solutions to the nation's most complex military, public sector and industry challenges.THOR is proud to be an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer. THOR considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. THOR complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) is the law .THOR is proud to be a Veteran-Friendly Employer. THOR does not discriminate against a qualified applicant because of their status as a protected veteran, or their relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part the employment selection process, please contact us at or .If you would like to view a copy of THOR's affirmative action plan, please email .

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