Duties: The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Post Delivery Technician (PTD) will support the PMS 501 Post Delivery Hull Manager during Post Shakedown Availabilities (PSA) and Alteration Installation Team (AIT) activities to include: monitoring physical progress, trouble shooting, identifying and resolving technical problems, observing equipment testing, enforcing quality control, etc. The PDT will provide subject matter expertise in the area of Hull, Mechanical and Electrical (HM&E) to accomplish Alteration Installation Team (AIT) installations on LCS ships as directed by the PMS 501 Post Delivery Hull Manager. The PDT will be onsite to assist the LCS crew with Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) Final Contractor Trials (FCT) preparations to include conducting a mock INSURV inspection, providing crew training, performing equipment validation and check-out, trouble-shooting and technical resolution of problems. The SME will remain on-site for the FCT to assist as required and participate in trial Card screening and adjudication.
Provide support to the Hull Manager for Post Shakedown Availabilities (PSA), Alteration Installation Team (AIT) coordination and installation and Final Contractor Trials (FCT) to include Planning and Execution on the waterfront at either a Navy or private shipyard or at a ship's homeport.
Perform program planning and coordination support among supporting Government and commercial activities. This includes: technical review of documents; preparation of plans; preparation and coordination of program schedules and cost estimates.
Assist certification manager with Objective Quality Evidence (OQE) and closeout of work items. Provide regular status to PMS 501 Hull Manager (HM) of work item validation and provide resolutions and feedback.
Trouble shoot, identify and resolve technical problems, observe equipment testing, enforce quality control, etc. for LCS HM&E systems and equipment.
Serve as PMS 501 Hull Manager’s HM&E Ship rider providing SME function for HM&E systems and equipment for all test and evaluation events. Access the vessel including all spaces of the vessel and possible dry-docks where it may be docked in order to progress work being completed during the availability.
Education: An Associate’s degree or higher in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering is desired
Specialized experience: Must have a minimum of 4 years full-time related experience operating, trouble shooting and maintaining Electrical equipment and systems aboard US Navy ships. Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Freedom and/or Independent variant experience is preferred.
Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to work in an industrial, shipyard and shipboard environment including supporting ship underway time up to 1 week. Must be able to climb ladders and traverse steep incline and be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.