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Waterfront Installation & Field Engineer / Aegis / Virginia Beach, VA

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Job Code/Title :
E1692:Field Engineer
Job Description :
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Waterfront Installation Engineer overseeing installation of upgrades on US AEGIS DDG and CG Class ships. Will be responsible for the following duties:

Responsible for reviewing detail design drawings, conducting installation ship checks of the AEGIS CG-47 and DDG-51 Class Ship combat systems equipment and related support systems equipment.

Provide assistance/resolution to Engineering Groups (Lockheed Martin, Government, Shipyards, and Government Contractors) related to equipment installation and design issues.

Troubleshoots technical problems and issues, determines technical solution in accordance with product and customer specifications, and recommends actions to company or customer representatives for product solution.

Assesses product needs in accordance with customer specifications, and provide recommendations to project managers. Conducts installation briefing with customers, vendors and company representatives.

Oversee and ensure Quality Assurance for the shipboard installation of combat systems equipment.

Conduct inspections of combat system equipment and cabling during installation to identify problems and provide solutions.

Install equipment ORDALT upgrades and remove products ensuring engineering field change completion on AEGIS Weapon System.

Acts as local on-site representative to customer organization.

Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Position requires 60% travel to Moorestown, NJ; San Diego, CA; Mayport, FL; Bath, ME; Pascagoula, MS; Pearl Harbor, HI; Yokosuka, Japan; Rota, Spain.

This position requires shift work, brief at-sea periods and periodic travel supporting fleet emergent requirements and equipment installation events or issues.

The position will require working flex hours, overtime, and on occasion weekends and holidays.

Basic Qualifications
Prior experience as an installation engineer in ship repair facilities or equivalent industrial environments.

Ability to read and comprehend production drawings. Ability to read and comprehend military specifications for electrical and optical cable, connectors and backshells, and system design, integration and integrity testing.

Familiarity or prior experience with leading installation teams in an industrial environment.

Position requires good verbal and written communication skills, strong initiative characteristics, and exceptional teaming skills.

Position requires ability to work in a diverse corporate/cultural team environment. Candidate will interface daily with Government Customers, Shipyards, State and local safety officials, Regional Maintenance Centers, and USN Ships’ force.

Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.

Desired skills
BS in Industrial, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering preferred.

Prior experience with Alteration Installation Team (AIT) installation and/or testing of BMD 3.6 and 4.0 upgrades on Aegis CG and DDG class ships.

Prior experience with equipment engineering change installation (Field Changes, Engineering Changes, ORDALTs, SHIPALTs, Field Modification Bulletins)

Prior operational experience in the AEGIS fleet, or prior USN experience interacting with AITs during upgrades/repair.

Knowledge of Military Specifications and Standards related to bonding and grounding of equipment on Navy Ships, MIL-STD-1310, MIL –STD-1399, MIL-STD-901D (shock), and ship cooling systems/components.

Familiarity with the US Navy Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual (JFMM) and NAVSEA Technical Specification 9090-310 - Ship Alteration Accomplishment by Installation Teams.

Familiarity with the latest applicable Military Specifications for electrical and optical cable, connector, backshell, and cable plant design, integration, and integrity testing.

Prior experience inspecting shipboard cableways, cable transits/penetrations, and cable installations.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Location(s): Virginia Beach Virginia
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Miscellaneous Engineering
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Experienced Professional
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Virginia Beach
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TEMPO: 5X8 - 5 days/wk 8 hrs/day (Flex & Rigid)
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Virginia Beach
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