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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.

The Ship Alteration Manager will act as NSWC Philadelphia’s On-Site Representative (OSR) for the Machinery Alteration (MACHALT) program. This support includes assisting NSWCPHD with HM&E shipboard equipment alterations (with strong emphasis on electrical switchboard work) including: installation oversight, performing ship checks to ensure ship meets minimum requirements, monitoring installation performance against NAVSEA Specs, conducting in-briefs and out-briefs for ships force, updating ILS for each installation and supporting Program Managers with MACHALT prototype development. Additionally, the OSR plans and coordinates all installations in the Norfolk area, meeting with port engineers, ship's force, TYCOM representatives (AIR/SUB/SURF LANT), and AITs as needed.

Required Skills

  • Work in a shipboard/shipyard environment
  • Use strong communication skills to interact with U.S. Navy personnel
  • Be proficient MS Office products including Excel and Word
  • Travel and work effectively in CONUS and OCONUS locations
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance required to start
Required Experience
  • Experience with HM&E systems
  • Specific experience in shipboard electrical system maintenance
  • Experience with fleet tech support and Regional Maintenance Centers (RMCs).
  • Minimum of 10 years Navy experience
  • Familiarity with Fleet Modernization Programs
  • Knowledge of Navy organizational set up and the ability to interact with personnel and officers at all levels
  • Familiar with SCDs and SIDs
  • Must have an in-depth understanding of MFOM
  • Familiar with the RMMCO process
  • Familiar with all ship classes from CVNs to SSNs

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

McKean Defense is an E-Verify company.

Job Location
San Diego, California, United States
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