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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 11/16/2016

EPSILON SYSTEMS SOLUTIONS San Diego, CA

Company
EPSILON SYSTEMS SOLUTIONS
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
3635
AJE Ref #
576124545
Location
San Diego, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Location: San Diego, CA (TSG)
Job Code: 3635
# of openings: Direct Funded
Requisition Category:

Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc.is seeking a full time Engineering Technician V (Naval Architect) in San Diego, CA.

Summary: Support the resolution of Naval Architectural engineering issues on new construction, maintenance, repair, and conversion projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

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Duties include reviewing structural calculations, key plans and assembly drawings for correctness, accuracy and compliance with the Job Specification, NAVSEA requirements, GSO specifications, Shipyard standards, applicable Regulatory or classification society and flag state requirements.
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Participates in all phases such as projects including design preparations, project and procurement planning, engineering and engineering execution.
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Ensures that the goals and objectives of engineering projects are accomplished within the prescribed engineering plans, schedules and budgets, and that the work is in complete satisfaction of the requirements.
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Reviews, analyzes, researches, prepares correspondence, recommends corrective action, consults with the customer and participates in conferences pertaining to structural manufacturing, installation, battle damage, corrosion damage deficiencies and waterfront problems.
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Determines the technical adequacy, evaluates, renders opinion on; engineering recommendations as reflected in documents such as test forms, design audits, ESRs, TAAS jobs, MSR/ABR/vendor information requests, deviation requests, instruction books, general arrangement, component assembly, detailed drawings, and repair/modernization specifications.
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Consults and provides engineering recommendations and aid in the form of technical comments and conference representation for the division supervisor and other RMC departments in connection with design, construction, testing, conversion, and repair of Navy vessels.
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Performs work as the Engineering representative on ship repair and modernization projects by facilitating the identification and mitigation of design, construction, and program risks.
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Conducts ship checks (climbing, stooping, crawling, and kneeling) to determine conformance and non-conformance of structural items, to include sketches, pictures, and discussion with shipboard crew members and Waterfront operations members.
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Provides comprehensive discipline expertise in all areas of Naval Architecture by reviewing and responding to structural Engineering Services Requests (ESR), Departure from Specifications (DFS), Technical Assessment Alteration System (TAAS) and work specifications and associated references.
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Develops detailed installation plans to effect alterations and repairs to U.S. Naval ships. In the design process the incumbent must incorporate existing NAVSEA guidance and overcome problems created by limited space and interferences on board ship. In addition, the Naval Architect must take into account such factors as physical characteristics of equipment or systems to be existing ship's systems.
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Complex structural calculations are performed to predict the behavior of the structural component under an assumed loading and, using these results, a detailed design is developed to insure safe and efficient operation.
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The Naval Architect is assigned many projects that are highly complex or unusual in nature which require the considerable adaption of precedents or the design of features for which precedents are not directly applicable.
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Coordinates the technical phases of the work with supporting personnel in the branch and other branches in Engineering to assure necessary action is taken by them.
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Analyzes, researches, and develops structural and mechanical engineering specifications for product design or operation of product
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Analyzes damage tolerance, durability, design allowable and structural modeling
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Applies theories, concepts, principles, and practices in the science of naval architecture
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Solves many complex and varied problems in the field. This involves investigating and determining the type and extent of the design or production problem encountered; resolving those in own area of expertise, determining what additional areas of design expertise are needed to resolve the problem, coordinating a design response with other technical groups and tracking the status of each project to insure a timely resolution. The unusual and controversial nature of many of the questions faced will require originality, creativity and experienced judgment in determining the best technical resolution.
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Reviews progress of design projects which are assigned to design service contractors. This involves coordinating projects with the contractor to overcome problems encountered during the design process and the review of final design products.

Required Qualifications:

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Bachelor s degree in Naval Architecture or Structural Engineering
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Minimum 5 years Marine Naval Architecture and/or Structural Engineering experience; experience developing and reviewing Marine Structural type drawings, calculations, and analyses for construction, conversion, or modernization of U.S. Naval ships.
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Must have Secret security clearance or had one within the last two years.
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U.S. Naval regulations, standards
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Professional knowledge of naval architectural and engineering concepts, principles, theories, and practices acquired through completion of a four-year course in Naval Architecture or related disciplines in an accredited college or university leading to a Bachelor of Science degree.
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Knowledge of the required techniques, processes, and procedures established within SWRMC or other RMCs, NAVSEA, ISEA, other Naval activities and commercial shipyards for the completion of complex and varied engineering projects; to communicate effectively at conferences; to assist or obtain assistance in accomplishing assignments; and to originate and route correspondence.
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Extensive knowledge of the technical functions, objectives, and missions of SWRMC or other RMCs, NAVSEA, ISEA, other Naval activities and commercial shipyards.
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Substantial knowledge of the parameters and specifications of other branches of engineering (marine, mechanical, electrical, electronics, metallurgy, welding, and habitability) as they affect and relate to ship's structures and auxiliary systems.
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Proficient in AutoCAD and ACCESS
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3-D modeling and design
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Proficient in Microsoft Office
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Proficient in weight and moment calculations
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Proficient in Finite Element Analysis and structural calculations

ADA Notations:

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Frequent standing, sitting, walking, handling, feeling with hands, reaching with arms.
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Regular communication (hearing/speaking).
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Occasional stooping, kneeling, climbing and crouching.
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Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds.
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Noise conditions range from very quiet to high levels of noise requiring hearing protection.
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Able to travel by car, airplane and other mode of transportation
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Office, warehouse, laboratory, pier side, shipboard (25%)
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Noise conditions range from very quiet to loud noise.



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