Mechanical Propulsion Engineer

Job Description:
Fincantieri Marinette Marine, a Fincantieri Marine Group Company, is a progressive shipyard specializing in building ships for the United States Navy.
We currently have an opportunity for an Electric Propulsion System Integrator (EPSI) Liaison Engineer (Mechanical).
POSITION SUMMARY The design, specification, and integration of key FFG(X) ship propulsion and electrical systems and components will be subcontracted to the Electric and Propulsion System Integrator (EPSI).
Under the direction of FMM and via the EPSI Liaison Engineer, the EPSI supplier shall develop the electric and propulsion system design.
Key systems and components are expected to include: machinery control system, gas turbine engine, main diesel generators, propulsion electric shaft motor/generator, reduction gear, shafting and line shaft bearings, controllable pitch propellers, electric plant control system, high voltage switchboards, ship service switchboards, and MV/LV Transformers.
The EPSI Liaison will develop and maintain one or more associated purchase specifications, ensure all design activities are identified and assigned to responsible parties, oversee and track commitments between stakeholders (engineering drawings, supplier data, etc.
), hold frequent meetings, and be generally responsible for the technical content of the EPSI supplier.
There will be two EPSI Liaisons, one electrical and one mechanical, and one of which will be assigned a lead role.
The EPSI Liaison Engineer also assists the Group Supervisor and Project Engineer in determining the technical requirements of the project, defining resource requirements to achieve schedule and budget commitments, and solving technical issues as they arise within their field of competence.
This individual will also be responsible for coordinating "matrixed" support among the other groups in engineering as well as subcontractors and other assigned FMM personnel.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, other duties may be assigned: Define, track and control subcontractor activities Plan, estimate, schedule and monitor assigned work and the work of assigned resources Track and report progress to budget and schedule commitments Supervise assigned resources Facilitate communications of issues and solutions throughout the organization Prepare, check and issue professional quality deliverables Interpret contract requirements Develop contract change documents to support the project needs Work independently in solving technical issues when appropriate Abide by and enforce all organizational policies and procedures.
Attend or lead meetings which are established and supported with internal engineering and external FMM suppliers/customers to provide status and assist in assigned project completion.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Indirectly supervises assigned (matrixed) engineering resources responsible for project completion, but may directly supervise one or more other employees.
Supervisory responsibilities are carried out in accordance with the Company's policies, procedures, and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 4 Year Degree in Mechanical or Marine Engineering or 18 years of equivalent experience.
10 years of experience of increasing responsibility in the engineering field of competence.
3 years of supervisory, project engineering or project management experience.
Familiarity with the engineering and design process of naval vessels is desired.
Experience in Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) of Marine Systems is desired.
Familiarity with typical Regulatory Body Requirements associated with the shipbuilding industry (i.
ABS, 46 CFR, IEEE, and The US Coast Guard) is desired.
Must be eligible for a Security Clearance (U.
) SKILLS Must have technological skills proven by verifiable and specific work experience, technical publication, or patent issue.
Must have a working knowledge of standard shipbuilding rules and regulations, as well as the associated regulatory agencies and the review & approval process.
Must have current computer skills relevant to the field of competence.
Must have ability to work within schedule and budget restraints.
Personal competencies should include strong time management, complex problem solving, and dispute resolution skills.
Additionally, the ability to professionally and formally (via written correspondence) communicate is a p

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