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POSITION SUMMARY: The primary role of a Mechanical Project Engineer is to participate in the design and detail engineering efforts to support the construction of aluminum and steel vessels.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
(This list is not intended to detail all aspects of the assigned work but is representative of the job’s overall responsibilities)
Design vessel mechanical systems which meet requirements set forth in the vessel specification, creating models, drawings, and detailed bills of materials.
Perform all calculations required for mechanical systems design.
Support estimators during preliminary stages of project.
Support production personnel during construction phase of project.
Participate in sea trials of completed vessels.
Maintain engineering block library and mechanical systems standards documents.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: May be asked to supervise and mentor a team of up to two engineers and designers or provide oversight on engineering subcontractors as they carry out design tasks relevant to your discipline.
INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS: This position maintains a variety of professional relationships and must be able to determine the appropriate level of communication and interaction for various situations and circumstances. The ability to effectively influence decisions through respectful interactions with others both within the organization and outside of the organization is essential in this role.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Very strong computer skills and experience with AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Rhino, Ship Constructor and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) preferred.
Must be detail oriented and able to work with extremely tight specifications.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Able to read, analyze and interpret the most complex documents.
Experience must include good working knowledge of design spiral, vessel arrangements, structural, electrical, mechanical and outfit details.
Capable of clear effective communications, creative problem solving, and working well with others of all levels of authority and technical knowledge.
Must be highly organized and have excellent documentation skills.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
BA in an engineering discipline or equivalent required.
Bachelors in marine or mechanical engineering preferred.
Five (5) years of marine experience required, experience in vessel design and construction preferred.
Experience and familiarity with CFR, Classing Society rules, ABYC, IEEE, and military contracts is preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS:
Employee must be a “U.S. Person” as defined Code of Federal Regulations, Title 22, Section 120.15
Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.