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Liaison Engineer

Bowhead Holding Company

This is a Full-time position in Virginia Beach, VA posted February 2, 2021.

Bowhead seeks a Liaison Engineer whom acts as a company engineering representative at base or remote locations including customer or supplier facilities. Advises customer and contractor personnel of company requirements for products and services, support equipment and electronic equipment installations. Assists in directing the efforts of subcontractor and company personnel in the handling and installation and utilization of various systems and equipment. Assists in conducting integrated equipment systems tests. The Liaison Engineer (Naval Architect, MechanicalMarine Engineer or ElectricalElectronics Engineer) for Program Executive Office, Ships USN Boats and Combatant Craft -Division of the Washington Navy Yard will provide prompt design and engineering support to all craft and boats located in Bahrain and Guam as assigned. The incumbent provides the Program Executive Office, Ships USN Boats and Combatant Craft -Division of the Washington Navy Yard with modernization and configuration control support, including technical problem resolution, designengineering for planning and execution on overhauls’or repair availabilities, alteration proofing and documentation for combatant craft and boats. The incumbent serves as a Senior Project Engineer within the Program Management Division. Heshe applies technical knowledge to perform and lead others in the performance of engineering support for waterfront availabilities. Projects assigned at this level typically require immediate and autoritative decisions for engineering changes and for estimating the scope of work involved. Specific duties and responsibilities are as follows A. Review SARPs, drawings, alterations and production schedules to become familiar with engineeringproduction requirments and possible problem areas. B. Perform shipchecks to become familiar with the craft and any unique engineering problem areas that may affect production during the availability and for risk assessment of first time SHIPALTS. C. Provide on-site engineering services, assist in resolving production problems, explain and interpret drawings, monitor status and address requests for waiversdeviations. D. Analyze and devise solutions to problems, and deficiencies which are varied in nature and are often complex and unprecedented. Problems which typically arise include unforseen conflicts with existing configurations and planned installations necessitating redesign and requiring an engineering evaluation delays in delivery of critical material, requiring the specification of appropriate substitute material or decision to reschedule alterations. Development of problem solutions requires considerable originality in order, to deal with situations which involve new technology, numerous conflicttg requirements, and lack of precedents and background data. Situations are further complicated by the need to develop solutions that achieve technical requirements without undue impact on costs and schedules. E. Generate design change documentation or Liaison Action Requests for modifications to drawings and additional information required by production. Produce drawings, sketches, and instructions for production use. Initiate action to NAVSEA and the planning yard for changes requiring their approval or resolution. F. Serve as a primary source of engineering technical expertise within the activity concerning all naval architecture systems as the on-site representative for the Program Executive Office, Ships USN Boats and Combatant Craft -Division of the Washington Navy Yard to resolve all SHIPALT related engineering problems. G. Provide design services through guarantee period of the assigned availability. Opening paragraph Requirements bull Bachelor’s in Engineering Preferred. However 7+ years design, installation and support of SHIPALTS and repairs could supplement degree. bull May be specialized in the one discipline, but a broad engineering knowledge of other disciplines relating to ship design, i.e., electrical, mechanical, electronics and naval architecture, is. required in order to identify and resolve interfaces and conflicts with related systems. bull Thorough knowledge of the planning yard engineering responsibilities and the relationship between the Naval Supervising Activity (NSA), the Program Executive Office, Ships USN Boats and Combatant Craft -Division of the Washington Navy Yard, the local maintenance providers and the Local Planning Group. This requires a broad knowledge of the Fleet Modernization Program Manual (SL 720-A.A–MAN-O1O), as it relates to the SHIPALT development process. The incumbent must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the technical functions, objectives and general program of engineering and design. The incumbent must have the ability to perform complex engineering analyses in order to isolate and resolve problems and improve design operation. bull Responsible for determining technical actions necessary to resolve unforeseen problems as they arise and to expedite work. The incumbent is also responsible for interfacing and negotiaiing with project engineers responsible for related SHIPALTs, and for identifying and resolving conflicts and interferences for waterfront availabilities. bull Responsible for the technical adequacy and accuracy of all assigned work, whether performed personally or by other engineers and technicians under hisher direction. The incumbent’s duty station is off-site heshe works largely independent of day-to-day supervision. bull Responsible for keeping the supervisor well informed of conditions and problems aboard hisher assigned craft or concerning other projects that heshe has been assigned. bull bull Required skills or certifications bull Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite – Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint bull Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts. To receive and respond to instructionsassignments, must be able to read, write and speak English. bull Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the Secret level. ship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug alcohol screening andor random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resumeapplication may be subject to verification. Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes. UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOEAAMFDV. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (httpsuicalaska.comcareersrecruitment). UIC Government Services (UICGS Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logisticsbase support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Link to Apply httpbit.ly2kjKXp0 UIC and its Family of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOEAAMFDV. Equal Opportunity EmployerProtected VeteransIndividuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here . The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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