Job Description

Tracking Code
2991-317
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 looking to hire a Diesel Team Subject Matter Expert (SME) who will:

  • Conduct training with the ships force on how to assess material readiness, providing instruction on conducting repairs, and reporting material readiness assessments in compliance with existing instructions.
  • Engineering support includes LTT, CERW CERTS, ATG and Squadron visit coordination for work with the Crew in regards to any waterfront requirements (before and after move aboard).
  • Provide shipboard training in Maintenance and Material Management (3M) operations, shipboard Tag-Out system and use of eSOMS (Electronic Shift Operations Management System), and execution of ship life cycle events (Light Off Assessment, Inspection Survey (INSURV), major overhauls, etc.).
  • Identify and recommend maintenance items requiring CASREP or Type Assist (T/A) 1 work assignments and identify T/A 4 (TA 4 jobs are those work items that are ships force capable of repair) and Non T/A 4 jobs
  • Identify and provide recommendations for required repair parts. After approval, generate maintenance ready Automatic Work Requests (AWRs) for material discrepancies for approval and inclusion in the ships CSMP and provide recommendations for repair prioritization.
Required Skills

  • Be able to develop and provide a Government-owned, tailored curriculum for use in a ship specific classroom training setting. Course material shall be developed utilizing Navy Technical Manuals and associated Tactical Memos and instructions pertaining to Diesel Engines and Diesel Generators, as well as utilizing technical documentation pertaining to the duties/responsibilities for Engineman rated personnel.
  • Demonstrate the ability to train ship’s force Sailors based on a tailored curriculum and supplement with up to two weeks of deck plate training, in port or at sea.
  • Experience with the MS Office suite of software, including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Experience with Navy ships Current Ship Maintenance Project (CSMP) database and Preventive Maintenance System (PMS).
  • An active Secret clearance is required to start work
Required Experience
  • Must have the technical rigor and experience to mirror that of the senior enlisted engineer on Diesel (LSD/LPD) propulsion system, demonstrating relevant shipboard experience within the past 5 years.
  • Shall have at least 20 years of hands on experience to include multiple sea tours as Engineering Officer of the Watch, Engineering Division Leading Chief, and Engineering Work Center Supervisor over the course of a career with areas of expertise to include damage control, auxiliaries, electrical, ventilation, refrigeration as well as propulsion.
  • Designation by a ship’s Commanding Officer to receive Special Duty Assignment Pay (SDAP) as a Top Snipe is a plus.

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

McKean Defense is an E-Verify company.

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

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