Job Description

Tracking Code
3179-317
Job Description

McKean Defense is a Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation and Program Management business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. McKean’s engineers, developers, technical staff, programmers, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, and develop strategies to support the Warfighter. McKean’s employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations. McKean Defense is employee owned, and values the life experiences of potential candidates, including those who have served our Military. Currently, 38% of McKean’s employee owner workforce are veterans.

McKean is seeking a Calibration Technician to support the coordination and calibration of installed instrumentation onboard U.S. Navy ships to include:

  • Performing Pressure and Temperature Calibrations on level 1 and 3 installed instruments (Switches, Gages, Thermometers) on US Naval Surface Ships using authorized U.S. Navy calibration standards
  • Identifying shipboard assets that are out of calibration or coming due for calibration
  • Coordinating with shipboard personnel to conduct calibrations
  • Applying calibration labels and/or tags on instruments to indicate calibration status
  • Updating of calibration recall databases to reflect accurate calibration information
  • Developing and presenting status reports identifying progress of calibrations completed and planned activities
  • Maintaining inventory of calibration standards
  • Establishing and maintaining calibration laboratory certification requirements and participating in calibration audits
Required Skills
  • Trained in using the U.S. Navy Portable Pressure Calibrators (PPC) and Temperature Calibrators (3604 and 3605)
  • Familiar with requirements of ST700-AM-GYD-010/METCAL, NAVSEA 4734.1, NAVAIR 17-35TR-8 instructions (Calibration labels policy) and COMUSFLTFORCOMINST 4790.3, Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual (JFMM)
  • Proficient in reviewing the Calibration Requirements List (CRL)
  • Proficient in using the CRL and the 9802-Series Maintenance Requirements Cards
  • Proficient in using the METBENCH Calibration Management System (MCMS)
  • Ability to work in a shipboard/shipyard environment and inventory shipboard equipment
  • Appropriate written and verbal communication skills to interact with U.S. Navy personnel
Required Experience

  • HS Grad and a target of 5 years of shipboard calibration experience
  • Shipboard Gage Calibration Program Training Certificate or equivalent
  • Performed duties as a member of a shipboard Field Calibration Activity (FCA)/Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Dep (AIMD) or equivalent
  • Must have an active SECRET clearance

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

McKean Defense is an E-Verify company.

Job Location
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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