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Waterfront Installation Engineer / Aegis / Norfolk, VA

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E1692:Field Engineer
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Waterfront Installation Engineer at repair shipyards overseeing installation of BMD and ACB12 Combat System upgrades on US AEGIS DDG and CG Class ships. The candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

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

Provide assistance/resolution to Engineering, Detail Design, and Field Engineering Groups (Lockheed Martin, Government, 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 coordinative product solution.

Liaison with CG & DDG Planning Yards on development of Combat System Technical Data Packages.

Conducts technical analysis of product implementations, modifications and enhancements to product in accordance with specific customer specifications and implementations.

Assesses product needs in accordance with customer specifications. Conducts technical training and product briefing with customers, vendors and company representatives.

Witness the shipboard load-outs of combat systems equipment.

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

Participate in design reviews and provide installation and operational support for the Combat System Support Equipment (e.g., demineralized cooling water, chilled water, sea water, electronic dry air, PAO, 400Hz, etc.).

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

Acts as local on-site representative to customer's organization.

Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Position requires up to 60 % temporary and extended duty travel to Moorestown, NJ; Norfolk, VA / San Diego, CA; Mayport, FL; Bath, ME; Pascagoula, MS; Pearl Harbor, HI; Yokosuka, Japan.

This position requires shift work, brief at-sea periods and periodic travel supporting fleet emergent requirements and equipment installation events and issues. The position will require working flex hours, overtime, and on occasion weekends and holidays.

Basic Qualifications
Experience in design, integration, and/or installation engineering with knowledge of CG 47, DDG 51, and/or FMS Aegis or other USN surface ship combat system equipment and land site simulators.

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.

Knowledge of interface protocols, system design criteria, equipment interactions, major signal flows, and USN Shipbuilding Specifications.

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 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 system design, integration, and integrity testing.

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 NSWCPHD, MDA, PEO IWS, Shipyards, State and local safety officials,
Regional Maintenance Centers, and USN Ships’ force.

Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.

Candidate will be subject to drug screening as per company policy.

Desired skills
BS in Electrical, Industrial, or Mechanical 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 as an installation engineer in ship repair facilities or equivalent industrial environments. Prior experience with equipment engineering change installation (Field Changes, Engineering Changes, ORDALTs, SHIPALTs, Field Modification Bulletins) Prior operational experience in the Aegis fleet.

Experience with Cable (both copper and fiber) fabrication and testing.
Experience with soldering and wire wrap techniques. Certifications a plus.
Experience in one or more of the following Aegis systems: SPY
-1 Radar, MK 99 FCS, MMSP, BSP, and WDRC.
Experience with ship support systems (HP/LP Air, dry air, 400Hz SSFC Systems, CND/SPY/Sonar Cooling Systems)
Experience with providing technical leadership and working in a multi-organization team to accomplish a common goal.

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): Norfolk Virginia
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Aegis Ship I&T
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TEMPO: 5X8 - 5 days/wk 8 hrs/day (Flex & Rigid)
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