This position is responsible for the engineering of mechanical systems, underwater systems, tools, and methods for performing ship and offshore structure inspection, repair, and recovery by divers and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). Work performed supports U.S. Navy and commercial customers in new developments, modification of existing systems, and operational support. This position reports to the Mechanical Engineering Manager and works under the technical supervision and guidance of senior engineers. This is an office-based position with offshore travel several times a year for testing and supporting offshore equipment. This position is located in Largo, MD or other Phoenix office locations.
CLASSIFICATION: Exempt (salary)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Engineering including development and troubleshooting of mechanical subsystems and components for underwater use and supporting equipment (e.g. ROVs, diving systems, cofferdams, handling systems, and deck equipment)
Engineers, tests, and documents prototype components and subsystems
Works with teams on project documentation packages and proposals
Works in a multidisciplinary team environment on multiple projects
Works with basic mechanical analyses and equipment of all types
Interfaces with divers, ROV crews, and technicians to address technical issues
Follows Phoenix Quality Management System procedures
Travels ~35% of the time. Offshore projects may rarely be up to 6 weeks. May be contacted for support from offshore crews at any time.
BS degree in mechanical, structural, marine, or ocean engineering
Proficiency in one type of analysis and familiarity with at least one other to include: structural, naval architecture, hydraulics, cofferdams, cranes/A-frames/winches, umbilical, propulsion, materials/corrosion, rigging, and welding.
Proficiency with Solid Works or similar 3D solid modeling program
Familiar with following quality assurance/control procedures
Demonstrated technical writing experience
Ability to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance desirable
Interest in marine industry and robotics desired
Commercial diving or ROV experience desired
Mechanical or machine shop experience desired
Must be willing and physically able to travel to all Phoenix facilities and to field operations, inland and offshore, including climbing ladders, personnel transfer at-sea, and carrying/lifting 40 lbs.
Phoenix International, Inc, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.