Gryphon Technologies

Senior Engineer Technician/Nuclear Propulsion Maintenance Manager

US-CA-San Diego
6 months ago
ID
2017-1692
# of Openings
1
Category
Operations

Overview

Gryphon, headquartered in Washington, DC, is a premier engineering services firm with expertise in Systems Integration, C4ISR, T&E and Integrated Logistics with a focus on Cyber Security for Control Systems for all Navy platforms and systems. Gryphon provides the skills necessary to manage the development and operations of these mission critical systems. For over 15 years, the Company has designed, integrated, maintained, and upgraded state-of-the-art systems for the Department of Defense. Gryphon also provides many of its government clients with the systems analysis, integration, and program management skills necessary to manage the development and operations of their mission critical systems. Gryphon Technologies is the federal government’s partner working in support of mission critical systems. We are proud of our ability to help shape tomorrow, while ensuring today’s U.S. and coalition forces can carry out their critical missions and tasks.

 

Gryphon Technologies, LC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Females, Disabled, & Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

The Nuclear Propulsion Maintenance Manager (NPMM) will support Commander Naval Air Force Pacific (CNAP) Nuclear Propulsion Directorate (N9) in the management and planning of reactor and propulsion Plant maintenance in both operational and shipyard environments. The NPMM will provide engineering and technical support for nuclear propulsion and auxiliary systems in the propulsion plant to include resolution of emergent equipment problems and Subject Matter Expert (SME) support for ongoing projects and initiatives.

 

The NPMM will interface with all stakeholders to coordinate maintenance, ship’s operational requirements, operator training and reactor and steam plant testing. The NPMM will support CNAP to ensure enforcement of force-wide technical direction of aircraft carrier nuclear propulsion plant material maintenance and operational readiness, which includes enforcing work practices, training and watch-standing standards.

 

The NPMM will have a working knowledge of aircraft carrier propulsion plant systems/equipment, familiarity with NAVSEA 08J/K/T, as well as the CVN 68 Class Propulsion Plant Engineering Activity (PPEA) organization and work responsibilities and will interface with all organizations on propulsion and reactor plant maintenance. He will provide SME and mentoring to Reactor Maintenance Officers on all aircraft carriers for preventive and corrective maintenance planning and administration guidance, preventive and corrective maintenance training, and propulsion plant test program planning and execution guidance. He is provide subject matter expertise on all matters related to steam and reactor plant cleanliness requirements.

 

The NPMM will provide support for Carrier Team One as tasked including participation in knowledge sharing networks as needed. He will also support training the carrier fleet on Carrier Team One processes and identifying and implementing best practices.

 

The NPMM will review Current Ship’s Maintenance Project (CSMP) and Material Condition Assessment Process (MCAP) to validate accurate documentation of maintenance conditions and advise on use of MCAP to improve mission readiness. He will coordinate with Maintenance Program Managers in N43 on ship’s force maintenance issues. He will support the Availability Project Teams on development of all phases of the nuclear and non-nuclear propulsion plant systems plan including training and testing.

Qualifications

A minimum of twenty years related experience is required, with a Bachelor's degree. A mastery of concepts to foresee and resolve in-service technical problems during maintenance, operation and repair/overhaul of Naval Nuclear Propulsion plants and associated support equipment is required. Knowledge of stakeholder organizations including Naval Air Forces, Naval Shipyards, Naval Reactors Regional Offices, NAVSEA 08, NAVSEA 05, Reactor Plant Planning Yard, Propulsion Plant Engineering Activity, Prime Contractor Laboratories, vendors, ship's force and navy supply organization is required. Technical expertise on all reactor and steam plan maintenance and maintenance availabilities as well as the ability to apply a variety of methods to investigate, analyze, plan and implement corrective action for difficult and complex production problems that may occur during planning, overhaul and testing in an availability is required. The following skills, knowledge and experience are required:

 

 - Radiological controls

 - Engineering Department Manual for Naval Nuclear Propulsion Plants

 - Shift Operating Management System (SOMS)

 - Metrics

 - IT/ADP applications used by the Navy maintenance community including AWP, OMMS-NG, P-OMMS, SFIMS, AIM, IMS, CSMP, etc.

 - Technical writing and presentation preparation

 

One must have good written communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, mathematical, and organizational skills. Ability to follow directions is a must. Applicants must be able to work well alone and as part of a team. A Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one will be required. U.S. Citizenship required.

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