Gryphon Schafer Corporation is hiring an Executive Assistant (EA) to provide support to the NAVAIR, PMA-201, Effects Deployment Office in Patuxent River, MD. The ideal EA would be a detail-oriented, creative and independent thinker with proven ability providing quality support to executive staff.
Executive Assistant tasks will include but are not limited to:
- Maintain executive schedules to include planning meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travel
- Provide administrative support to executive staff
- Welcome all visitors by greeting them in person or on the telephone by answering questions or directing inquiries
- Keep all customer, program and company information confidential
- General secretarial and office management duties
Works independently and in conjunction with direction from senior engineers and technicians to accomplish the following:
- Collect and analyze technical data for design or feasibility studies.
- Evaluate performance and life-cycle operational requirements and develops engineering design to meet customer requirements.
- Design HVAC marine systems in compliance with U.S. Navy and American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) guidance and requirements.
- Conduct design studies and troubleshooting on ship/boat systems.
- Perform HVAC load, air and water flow, and duct sizing calculations.
- Prepare layouts and specifications; review design proposals and drawings; and assures that specifications meet performance requirements.
- Develop HVAC drawings in AutoCAD.
- Provide engineering expertise to the development of technical specifications, requisition and bid documents, inspection and testing requirements, etc., to area of responsibility.
- Apply specialized engineering knowledge and training to analyze and resolve design and production issues. Plans testing operations.
- Evaluates and prepares test program policies and procedures to test and control ship systems and components; ensuring successful integration of the test program with production activities.
- Plans and prepares test procedures, which contain testing instructions, requirements and sequences, ensuring compliance with contract specifications, military specifications, system diagrams, equipment drawings, etc.
- Writes or revises test policies and procedures to control testing and system operation.
Support the NAVAIR Jacksonville Metrology Division to execute the Navy's Metrology and Calibration (METCAL) program.
Provide measurement traceability to US legal standards defined, maintained and disseminated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in support of the Navy's entire calibration program.
- Analyze and design calibration procedures for Electrical, RF, microwave, Electro-Optics systems, FLIR, camera, laser and equipment.
- Analyze and develop requirements for Calibration Measurements Requirements Summaries (CMRS’s).
- Develop and manage calibration procedures (ICPs - Instrument Calibration Procedures and CPARs- Calibration Problem Assistance Requests).
- Research and design new metrology technology for calibration systems.
- Test and repair calibration equipment.
- Provide engineering support for the Fleet Support Teams.
- Acquire NAVAIR METCAL calibration standards
- Plan, coordinate, and/or conduct and solve specific, difficult electronics engineering issues requiring substantial analysis and evaluation of causes, effects, and alternatives.
Full time support needed to assist Norfolk Naval Shipyard Engineering and Planning Department Code 254 General Arrangements with Planning Yard duties. The mission of this branch is to furnish engineering services for U.S. Navy CVN in accordance with refs (a) through (d). The government’s Technical Lead will answer questions and resolve all problems concerning the following technical requirements, via the COR: The contractor must be able to work independently with the development of drawings and calculations.
- Contractor shall ensure modifications/modernization to all systems, equipment and furnishings, on all Ships under the cognizance of NAVSHIPYD Norfolk, Code 254, are within parameter of approved configuration change, ensuring compliance is maintained with design requirements, and verify that class configuration is maintained to the maximum extent practical.
- Contractor shall determine if similar modification/modernization has been accomplished on previous ship(s) and provide data to Engineering Configuration Manager (ECM) so that it is a Preliminary Configuration Data (PCD) to the Execution Yard for Ship Change Document (SCD) plan development.
- Contractor shall perform and review engineering calculations for strength, stress, weight and other factors. This includes shock analysis.Contractor shall interface between different technical disciplines to ensure complete integration of various systems.
- Contractor shall determine if similar modification/modernization has been accomplished on previous ship(s) and provide data to Engineering Configuration Manager (ECM) so that it is a Preliminary Configuration Data (PCD) to the Execution Yard for Ship Change Document (SCD) plan development of.
- Contractor shall assist with the development of Ships Change Documents (SCD’s).
- Contractor shall analyze data and determine best arrangement/design reflecting efficiency, economy, functionality, aesthetics and ergonomics in addition to basic shipboard requirements.
- Contractor shall develop engineering drawings using AutoCAD. Drawing must be technically complete and accurate and should be ready for issue with a minimum of Government review.
- Contractor developed drawings shall conform to I.D.E.A. (Planning Yard) CAD Standards.
- Contractor developed drawings shall conform to Intelligent Ship Installation Drawing (ISID) AutoCAD Module template 1.1 or greater requirements.
- Content on Contractor developed drawings shall be logically organized.
- Contractor developed drawings shall be in accordance with GSO, NSTM, OPNAV and NAVSHIPYD Norfolk requirements.
- Contractor developed drawings shall completely and efficiently accomplish the intent of the applicable SAR/SCD.
- Contractor developed drawings shall include required Weight and Moment data.
- Contractor developed drawings shall adequately address shock requirements.
- Contractor developed drawings shall be of such quality that RPPY/PPEA concur with minimum number of comments.
- Contractor developed drawings shall adequately address required safety and environments considerations.
- Contractor developed drawings shall accurately depict arrangement, location and clearance requirements of equipment, furnishings and interferences.
Selected Record SGML Editor
o Update and modify Ship’s Selected Record Documents; to include Selected Record Technical Manuals & Ship Information Books.
o Accurately incorporate text changes to SIB’s and Technical Manuals based on markup provided by Selected Records Group subject matter experts using Arbortext software in the Standard General Marking Language (SGML) format.
o Incorporate Selected Record Feedback Reports (SRFR)/Technical Manual Discrepancy Reports (TMDR) into Manuals and Books as required.
o Ensure all SIB’s and Technical Manuals are produced in a uniform format and appearance.
o Properly size all new/revised graphic files to ensure proper display in SIB’s and manuals.
o Review and correct SIB’s and Technical Manuals for spelling errors, improperly spaced tables, table and graphic margin overruns and improper grammar.
o Assemble SIB’s and Technical Manuals for Technical Review process.
o Makes corrections/additional changes to SIB’s and Technical Manuals based on customer reviews after all review cycles.
o Assist Selected Records QA person in assembling work packages prior to start of availability.
o Assist in printing, folding, assembling, and packaging of SRD’s, SIB’s and Technical Manuals for Final Distribution.
MINIMUM SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
o Must be competent in use of Arbortext Editor/Styler, Photoshop and Adobe Pro.
o AutoCAD skills a plus but not required.
o Graphic modification program experience a plus but not required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
o CARRYING and LIFTING. Ability to transport and lift up to 30 lbs.
o WALKING and CLIMBING. Ability to climb up stairs and or ladders.
- Analyzes changes of product design to determine the effect on the end product design and function and determines and prepares documentation necessary for change. Coordinates with customers and manufacturers to determine a process for change reporting. Reviews released engineering change data and changes documenting activities to ensure adherence to configuration management procedures and policies.
- Experience provisioning in Interactive Computer Aided Provisioning System (ICAPS). Preferably HM&E systems; is desired, not required.
- Experience using drawings and technical manuals to support equipment identification research is desired, not required.
- Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM level I and II) experience a plus.
- Use of technical research tools for Allowance Parts List/Allowance Equipage List (APL/AEL), parts and National Stock Number (NSN) identification such as Haystack, Logiquest, Fedlog is desired.
- Familiar with Class Functional Files (CFF) and able to Hierarchically structure systems/components is desired.
- Develops and maintains account/region standards and procedures to ensure that configuration management controls are capable of supporting deployment activities and implementations to meet business needs. Identifies issues, recommends revisions and escalates as appropriate.
- Interprets configuration management activities and tools as defined for the account and applies them to project activities. Works with the project manager to develop configuration management plans, milestones, and schedules for projects. Suggests alternatives as appropriate.
- Decomposes configuration items into appropriate configuration units to define the technical components required to satisfy the specified requirements of the project or tasks.
- Ability to Multi-Task
- Quick study, eager to learn.
- Self Starter, ability to complete tasks without supervision.
Seeking an experienced Electronics Technician. Work may be performed on US Navy and Coalition platforms. Junior level maintenance, repair and fabrication of test equipment (test sets, test cables, test fixtures required.
Experience with testing Switch Tubes in secure labs
Ability to lay-out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify production equipment, parts, components and systems according to engineering instructions, drawings and procedures is required
Qualified candidate will be involved with:
The Design and development of Ships Installation Drawings (SIDs), involving CVN/LHA/LHD and T-AKE Class ships. Electronic Systems experience shall include some or all of the following: Radar, Sonar, Navigation, Fire Control, Radio, Weapons etc. Candidate must also be able to support both local and out of state ship checks.
Experience with use of AutoCAD in the development of Ship Installation Drawings to I.D.E.A. Standards is required.
• Maintain superior customer relations and communications.
• Strive to maintain quality products, within schedule and cost
• Research and implement design and installation rules for ABS, Mil Spec, ABYC and other commercial standards.
• Collect and analyze technical data for design or feasibility studies.
• Evaluate performance and life-cycle operational requirements and develops engineering design to meet customer requirements.
• Prepare arrangements and specifications; review design proposals and drawings; and assure that specifications meet performance requirements.
• Provide naval architecture/engineering to the development of technical specifications, requisition and bid documents, inspection and testing requirements, etc.
• Effectively use Computer Aided Design principles, both 2-D and 3-D and Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.
• Demonstrate the ability to work in an open communicative environment, and be able to adapt to changing design requirements rapidly.
• Prepare engineering sketches to help designers and drafters to complete engineering drawings.
• Assist with formal technical reports summarizing analyses, calculations and engineering studies.
MINIMUM SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
• Able to read and interpret ATLAS code.
• Soldering and de-soldering skills
• Excellent communications skills.
• ESD handling techniques.
• Interpreting wiring diagrams, schematics, and mechanical drawings.
• Ability to perform electrical circuit analysis.
• Ability to obtain a security clearance within 3 months of hire.
• Due to ITAR compliance, only U.S. Persons as defined by the ITAR regulations will be considered (ITAR- International Traffic in Arms Regulations).
• Operate and troubleshoot Test Program Sets (TPSs) on the Navy’s Consolidated Automatic Support System (CASS) family of testers.
• Maintain electronic equipment including Interface Devices and TPS that interface with the ATE.
• Insert Faults into Units Under Test (UUTs).
• Identify root cause of failures for repair.
• Execute Test Program Instructions (TPI)
• Apply technical techniques, principles and precedents to modify, install, test, evaluate, and operate associated support equipment
• Review, analyze, develop, prepare or apply engineering, technical or maintenance specifications, policies, standards, or procedures.
• Organize, analyze, and prepare reports or presentations of technical data and information.
• Plan and perform tests and evaluations of systems equipment or components.
• Compile, process, and analyze test data results.
- Main Propulsion and Control Systems Trainer in support of COMNAVSURFPAC Readiness Assistance and Training Team (RATT):
- Sailor centric deck plate training assists
- Reporting, analysis, recommendations, corrective actions and post-action reporting with crews as they prepare for major evolutions, certifications and inspections
- Identify performance/operational weaknesses throughout the assists
- Provide training and expertise to support identified weaknesses and improve operational readiness.
- Must have specific knowledge of the Main Propulsion and Control Systems
- Provide technical and detailed design support for a variety of small boats.
- Prepare packages for, and conduct, periodic ship checks and develop engineering design packages for developing detailed design drawings.
- Perform as a designer and checker for major phases of marine structural design.
- Conduct engineering design studies, analyze requirements, select standard engineering or construction techniques, procedures and specifications and designate material requirements.
- Develop basic technical, design or planning data.
- Make preliminary layouts and sketches and present technical design proposals.
- Work independently providing detailed design and support to the NECC Planning Yard lead.
- Identify requirements and prepare detail designs based on contract requirements and applicable specifications.
- Perform ship-checks and prepare marked-up drawings and/or sketches to reflect design conditions or requirements.
- Assimilate, review and analyze a variety of ship engineering data to determine requirements to meet engineering objectives.
- Develop 3D models and extraction for 2D drawing development.
- Plan and lead assigned projects of relatively limited scope or a portion of a larger and more diverse project.
- Calculate design data and prepare layouts, detailed specifications and parts lists.
- Work from outlines of objectives, requirements and design approaches received from management.
- Perform work with a minimum of supervisory assistance and in compliance with prior engineering determination.
- Check engineering drawings and associated parts lists for function, fit, drafting quality, tolerances, produce-ability and ease of installation and to assure that interfaces are correct and interfacing activities have been referenced.
- Investigate construction and service factors, such as ease of production, availability of material, equipment standardization, interchangeability, serviceability, replace-ability, strength-weight efficiency, cost effectiveness, contractual specification requirements and test criteria.
The candidate will be responsible for:
- Billing customers (Monthly and Bi-Weekly);
- Making collection calls/cold-calling;
- Reconciling unbilled and provide a monthly detailed explanation of unbilled; and
- Preparing closeouts for old and recently ended projects, as needed.
The candidate must have experience with billing Seaport-E and Navy contracts, tracking CLIN/SLIN/ACRN details monthly, reconciling disbursement history, reading contracts, and must understand how to set up a project in Deltek Costpoint based on identifying invoicing requirements in the contract.
- Design and engineer electrical components for installation on boats.
- Provide waterfront support, field engineering and detailed design and engineering support for small boats.
- Understand engineering/design specifications and engineering principles and methods, to perform engineering analysis and resolve engineering problems of moderate complexity.
- Working knowledge of engineering analysis and design applications programs is required.
- Provide engineering calculation, technical solutions and professional guidance for electrical, IC, Command, Control, Communication and Computer systems.
- Responsible for research, development, regulation adherence, material conditions surveying and industrial oversight.
- Maintain superior customer relations and communications.
- Strive to maintain quality products, within schedule and cost.
- Work independently providing waterfront support, field engineering and detailed design and engineering support to the small boat in-service engineering agent.
- Collect and analyze technical data for design or feasibility studies.
- Evaluate performance and life-cycle operational requirements and develops engineering design to meet customer requirements.
- Prepare layouts and specifications; review design proposals and drawings; and assure that specifications meet performance requirements.
- Provide electrical engineering expertise to the development of technical specifications, requisition and bid documents, inspection and testing requirements, etc.
- Apply specialized engineering knowledge and training to analyze and resolve design and production issues.
- Translate design to drawing of 440VAC/120VAC, 24VDC and 12VDC power distribution systems on small to medium size craft.
- Design systems utilizing IEEE-45, Coast Guard, ABS and military regulations for selections of components, cabling, hardware, etc and working knowledge of current installation practices.
- Perform voltage drop calculations, short circuit analysis, load analysis and any additional calculations used in the selection of and proving electrical system designs.
- Effectively use Computer Aided Design principles, both 2-D and 3-D and Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.
- Demonstrate the ability to work in an open communicative environment, and be able to adapt to changing design requirements rapidly.
- Attend meetings and provide professional recommendations as requested.
- Professionally interface with customers and vendors.
- Provide project management, project supervision, planning, organizing and supervising designers / drafters and technicians.
- Prepare engineering sketches to help designers and drafters to complete engineering drawings.
- Check and review documents produced by other members of the department for completion and accuracy.
- Develop and apply advance methods, theories, and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex technical problems.
- Plan, conduct, and evaluate projects or moderate phases of significant projects, coordinating efforts with engineers and staff.
- Develop and perform formal technical reports summarizing analyses, calculations and engineering studies.
- Available for CONUS and OCONUS travel.
• Writing, submitting and maintaining various reports as required.
• Perform technically accurate parts research using construction drawings, logistics documents, technical manuals and vendors to accurately identify parts and equipment.
• Perform parts research and part number cross referencing in all facets of the federal stock system.
• Perform parts acquisition.
• Interfacing with customer personnel, vendors, and military personnel.
• Comprehensive knowledge of the military, commercial and recreational marine industry in boats under 200 feet.
• Perform research, writing, editing, and revising of Navy technical documents.
• Perform field validations of various watercraft and equipment.
• Read and comprehend preventive maintenance documents and procedures.
• Must have a mechanical and electrical aptitude and at least four (4) years of experience in the operation and maintenance of marine propulsion, auxiliary and electrical systems, preferably on Navy small boats and ships.
• Must have excellent computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite.
• Must be organized and able to work independently and with others.
• Experience in technical writing and editing, preferably Navy TMs.
• Excellent writing skills.
• Experience with the Navy 3M System (MIPs / MRCs / TFBRs).
• Experience in the Development of Training documents.
• Must be able to travel occasionally.
• Must have or be able to obtain a US Passport.
• Computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Suite, Email usage and Internet usage.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license.
In support of SURFMEPP, the waterfront project engineer will be involved in a variety duties within the full spectrum of system or program. Specific duties may include:
- Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk assessment, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.
- Performs analyses at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance, modernization and disposal.
- Ensures the logical and systematic incorporation of maintenance requirements into total availability solutions within technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
- Researches, designs, develops, and tests methods to improve the maintenance and modernization process for surface ships.
- Analyzes complex ship systems product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs that can be produced or maintained by existing processes or infrastructure.
- Evaluates new advanced technologies for application in meeting or extending the expected service life of ships or ship systems.
- Uses the DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) process to provide well-researched and supportable budget recommendations, and to track and manage budget items. Plans, coordinates, directs, and evaluates testing of complex ship systems. Performs risk assessment of advanced ship systems and generates risk mitigation plans and strategies.
- Responsible for the successful technical, schedule and cost performance of a major program or multiple programs through subordinate Program/Project Managers/Task Manager in accordance with contract requirements and company policies, procedures and guidelines.
- Provides executive strategic communications support for both internal and external customers.
- Removes, installs and tests electrical equipment, including cables, lights, horns, motors, controllers, engines, generators, and other components.
- Requires performing preventive and corrective maintenance, performing pre-start and post operation checks on small Navy patrol and combat watercraft
- Validate dimensions on drawings, determine deck and bulkhead materials, and determine best removal and installation route during a ship checks.
- Use meters and other devices to connect, troubleshoot and operate electrical equipment.
- Perform alignments.
- Use various hand tools, drill press, welding machines, air compressor, generator, chain hoist, sandblaster, paint gun, grinder, forklift and other equipment to mount equipment and fabricate/install electrical connections, including soldered, crimped and mechanical terminations.
- Read and interpret engineering drawings and instructions.
- Knowledgeable and trained in safe work practices.
- Will support mechanical and structural disciplines.
- Assist in job-site set-up, maintenance, restoration, and securing.
- Prepare and clean up work area.
- Identify tools and materials per task and request materials as needed.
- Perform other duties as assigned
Seeking a Mid-Level logistics specialist for immediate opening. He or she will be part of the GRYPHON/ SEA 21AY1 team focusing on providing life-cycle support to SEA21 and PMS 407 by providing lifetime Lead Logistics Analyst Support for all Combat Systems and SPAWAR SHIPALT equipment’s on all MAAC Class Ships.
The candidate should be versed in managing and tracking the acquisition of Government Furnished Material and Government Furnished Equipment (GFM/GFE) and tracking the material for ships and the executing yards, they should be accomplished in Configuration Management, Navy Data Environment (NDE) inputs, and respective Headquarters or Hardware Systems Command (HSC) equipment knowledge.
- Participating in weekly alteration status meetings with PMS 407 Availability Managers;
- Providing valuable information and material status of various alterations, and whether they will be installed during availabilities that will be conducted on the various ships for the following 18 to 24 months; and
- Acts as a liaison to ensure resulting actions from these meetings are resolved in an accurate and timely manner.
Assist Maintenance Program Manager (MPM) and CVN Maintenance Supervisor by providing engineering, technical, and administrative analysis. This work is in Japan.
Conduct recommendation services to support current material readiness and reporting, and maintenance availability advanced planning, development, and execution for aircraft carrier CNO scheduled availabilities and maintenance upkeeps.
The individual will act as TYCOM headquarters staff coordinator for the CNAP Japan based maintenance team.