Diesel Engine Technician


Norfolk, VA 23509

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a Diesel Engine Technician for code 264 in support of Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center, Norfolk, VA.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Assist in the assessment, installation, monitoring, and service of diesel engines and systems at Naval Station Norfolk and local shipyards

+ Perform or coordinate test and evaluation, checkout, certification tasks.

+ Perform validations/verifications of various mechanical and electrical systems.

+ Design and write test procedures, critique system test procedures, and assist in the development of upgrades and enhancements.

+ Implement engineering change instructions.

+ Investigate system problems and provide white papers on the results of the investigation. Prepare recommendations and solutions on system problems to include alternate testing to verify change.

+ Train others in the operation and performance of diesel engines

+ Establish and maintain a filing system, databases and logs as needed for tracking project status and inventory.

+ Direct on-site customer interface for equipment/system installation, testing, survey, fabrication, and other engineering tasks as needed.

+ Comply with engineering documentation standards, engineering plans, system specifications and test procedures.

+ Provide technical data and evaluation for components, equipment and systems consistent with engineering plans, layout and contract requirements.

+ Serve as senior/lead technician and assist in the training of other technicians.

+ May coordinate and supervise a team of employees for a given job with responsibility for scheduling tasks, monitoring, technical and employee performance.

+ May support engineers in the development of technical proposal and provide input on the technical content and level of effort of the proposed scope of work.

Minimum Requirements

+ Seven (7) years of experience in the operation, repair, maintenance and assessment of U.S. Navy diesel engine inspections, MPDE, SSDG, EDG associated support systems to include lube oil, fuel oils sea water, engine jacket water, engine control systems (electronic/pneumatic) and Vibration, Performance and failure analysis

+ Must have familiarity of OEM Service either through experience and/or equivalent OEM Factory/Navy certificates/NEC

+ Must have recent (within 18 months) hands-on experience with the respective equipment

+ Must be knowledgeable in engine performance analysis, repairs, machinery vibration and failure analysis

+ Must be knowledgeable in interpreting, reviewing, and applying engine work specifications, engine maintenance standards/practices, repair procedures and technical documentation

+ Active Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

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