Naval Architect, Journeyman

Washington, DC, United States

Job Description

THOR Solutions is actively seeking a highly motivated journeyman Naval Architect to provide support to the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) at the USCG headquarters in Washington, DC. The naval architect will provide HM&E engineering support services in one or more of the following areas: Vessel Hull Form and Stability, Weights, Structures, Arrangements, Powering and Resistance, and Propulsion. The naval architect’s responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide technical assessments of shipbuilder design deliverables.
  • Support development of HM&E and Auxiliary systems specifications.
  • Support Technical Interchange Meetings (TIM) and capture action items.
  • Coordinate and participate in the creation of technical papers, studies, and reports on emerging issues.
  • Support the government in developing technical responses to contractor’s questions.
  • Interface with the USCG Ship Design Team (SDT) and other USCG Technical Authorities.
  • Analyze technical reports from third party design validation sources and make recommendations to the Government.
  • Provide technical support in the following areas: vessel Hull Form and stability, Weights, Structures, Powering and Resistance, and Propulsion.
  • Provide support which includes updating the System Specification, SOW, CDRLs, and Indicative Design to adjudicate technical issues.

JOB REQUIREMENTS Security Clearance Requirements:
  • Must be able to pass a NACI background investigation and/or obtain & maintain a SECRET security clearance.
  • An ideal candidate will possess an existing active SECRET security clearance.
Required Education, Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
  • Must possess an Bachelor’s Degree (BS/BE) in Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Ocean Engineering, or a comparable discipline from an ABET accredited university or college.
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of recent, relevant professional experience in one of the following areas:
    • Functional external and internal layout of a naval vessel or marine structure and encompassing two or more of the following:
      • Considerations for compartmentalization and access which involve the allocation of interior and exterior shipboard space;
      • Functional studies of the stability and safety of the ship for various spaces (e.g., machinery rooms, repair shops, crew quarters; recreation spaces; storage and cargo spaces); and
      • Determination of locations for deck machinery (such as winches, cranes, and cargo handling gear).
    • Weight tracking and documentation, buoyancy and stability of ships, involving their design, construction, operation, and functionality, and including two or more of the following:
      • Stability studies for ships;
      • Inclining experiments;
      • Reporting of damage control data; and
      • Stability calculations and studies for launching, dry-docking, mooring, or towing vessels.
    • Experience gained with USCG, US Navy, or other DoD areas is highly preferred.
  • Must have at least one (1) year of demonstrated experience with U.S. shipbuilding acquisitions.
  • Must have a minimum of at least one (1) year of demonstrated experience supporting a U.S. major system acquisition program (DHS/USCG Level I, DoD ACAT I or equivalent).
  • Must be proficient with common productivity software, including Microsoft Office.
  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
Approximately 0-10% travel anticipated. 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.

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