Army Watercraft Engineer II , Naval Architect - Secret Clearance
Newport News, VA 
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description
Job Title / Level
Army Watercraft Engineer II , Naval Architect - Secret Clearance
Clearance Required?
Newport New, VA 23604 US (Primary)
% Travel
10 - 20%
Job Description

WANTED:A mission-driven professional with an Active SECRET clearance to become our Army Watercraft Engeineer II, Naval Architect Fort Eustis, VA.

As an Army Watercraft Engineer II, Naval Architect you will:

  • Provide Engineering Support Services (ESS)to the US Army Watercraft Program Manager and Army Watercraft Organization.
  • Receive robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan!
  • Join a team of dedicated professionals who care about the quality of our product
  • Be a part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company.

A week in the life of an Army Watercraft Engineer II, Naval Architect:

  • Support Army Watercraft Systems (AWS) overall Program / Project Status including, but not limited to:
    • Engineering & Manufacturing Development (EMD) initiatives.
    • AWS modernization and Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) initiatives.
    • Modular Causeway System (MCS) initiatives.
  • Provide Engineering Support Services (ESS) to the US Army Watercraft Program Manager and Army Watercraft Organization.
    • Develop / Review AWS Engineering Products:
      • Engineering Change Proposals (ECP)
      • Technical Software Reviews (TSR)
      • Modification Work Orders (MWO)
  • Provide On-Site Representative(OSR) waterfront support
  • Attend shipyard production meetings and provide daily status to the group
  • Support and conduct ship checks for all vessel types
  • Support all Army Watercraft vessel types (Landing Craft, Ship-to-Shore, etc)
  • Attend and support Critical Design Review (CDR) and Technical Data Package (TDP) Delivery
  • Track status of various ongoing AWS modernization and Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) initiatives including:
  • Assist in design, development and evaluation of the operation of marine vessels, ship machinery, and related equipment
  • Review third party design modifications and improvements to mechanical systems
  • Assist with performing design reviews, evaluating constructability, helping resolve technical uses and managing information generated through design and construction phase
  • Assist with marine engineering analysis related to vessels
  • Help team to create graphical representations of structures
  • Inspect equipment or systems
  • Research advanced engineering designs or applications
  • Support in preparation of technical reports for internal use

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day.

Company Awards:

  • Forbes National Best Midsize Companies
  • Energage National Best Workplaces, National
  • Washington Post Best Workplaces

Veteran Hiring Awards:

  • U.S. Department of Labor Hire Vets Medallion
  • BEST FOR VETS by Military Times


Job Requirements
  • BS in Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering
  • 3 years of experience in Auxiliary systems, including mechanical/electrical system design, repair, installation, modification, operation, maintenance and testing of shipboard equipment or systems
  • Active Secret clearance
EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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