This Mechanical Project Engineering position requires mechanical engineering skills to execute the planning, design, construction of large complex custom equipment and other industrial projects. Position provides high level estimating, planning, design, and construction support for projects. Responsible for project concept design, drawing development and approval of complex design criteria, calculations and final drawing issue for construction. Position also requires surveillance of contracted design firms and contracted construction work. Position also provides technical work instructions, commissioning and construction checklists, and turnover of assigned project work. Performs quality control and quality inspection of design engineering and contracted work. Position also requires coordination of multiple technical functions including structural, geotechnical, electrical, controls, civil, industrial engineering disciplines, and NNS Maintenance and Operations Department.
Additional areas of responsibility include and are not limited to:
Reviews and estimates design costs including equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparation, and other related costs. Inspects or directs the inspection of construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established drawings, specifications, and schedules.
Position will develop experience in field engineering, technical support, reviewing vendor technical product data, system design and configuration management, system construction, maintenance and modifications, and troubleshooting.
Responsibilities will include directing work assignments of engineering service providers and contractors to design and construct shipyard equipment in a safe manner for production use.
Strong project management, communication, organizational and computer skills are essential.
Ability to work independently and be a part of cross-functional teams in accomplishment of complex tasks is required.
Ability to address technical, quality and business aspects of a project is essential.
Ability to complete assigned tasks on schedule and within budget is required.
Researches, plans, designs and develops mechanical products and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, thermal hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy. Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines, and/or machines.
Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience OR Master’s degree and 0 years’ experience OR PDP apprentice certificate and 1 year of engineering experience. Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.
Mechanical Engineering degree
Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) is preferred
Familiarity with International Building Codes, ACGIH, AMCA, ASHRAE, ASME, EPA, NEC, and OSHA regulations preferred.
Req ID: 22273
Department: O41 PLANT ENGR
Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265)
Travel Required: No
Relocation: Relocation assistance will be available
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Virtual/Telework Opportunity: Yes – Occasional or hybrid telework available
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: No – Clearance Not Required to Start
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