Naval Marine Field Service Engineer, Propulsion Systems
Chesapeake, VA

About $51,000 - $66,000 a year

Chesapeake, VA

As the Naval Marine Field Service Engineer, Propulsion Systems for Rolls-Royce, you will provide in-service support the US Navy, Coast Guard and US based shipyards. You will be responsible for carrying out maintenance, repairs and some diagnosis on equipment with limited technical support with the aim of minimizing equipment downtime to ensure customer satisfaction. You will be responsible for ensuring that specific maintenance programs are professionally administered daily, by liaising with the customer and maintaining service records upon completion.

At Rolls-Royce, we look beyond tomorrow. We continually pioneer integrated power and propulsion solutions to deliver cleaner, safer and more competitive power.

We're at the forefront of innovation and experience in the Marine sector, and our product portfolio ranges from standalone products to complex integrated systems including ship design. A leading provider of propulsion and handling solutions for the maritime offshore, merchant and naval markets, we have more than 4,000 customers, with 70 naval forces and over 30,000 commercial vessels using our equipment.

Key Accountabilities:
Perform routine maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, and commissioning work on equipment in accordance with the maintenance contract(s)
After dis-assembly, clean, inspect and evaluate the parts need for repair / replacement, carrying out repair work on well-defined problems, with some technical support
Verify dimensions and clearances to ensure conforming to specification
Conduct tests and inspections to QA/QC standards
Create an appropriate customer contact log and issues monitor which will form the basis of an on-going customer / contract management plan
Report progress and issues to the Service Manager
Able to travel both domestically and internationally up to 50%, at short notice and for extended periods at one time
Rolls-Royce is a Military Friendly Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Basic Requirements:
High School Diploma or equivalent and 5+ years of experience in Marine technology and/or field services
Associate’s Degree with 3+ years of experience in Marine technology and/or field services
Ability to read blueprints, schematics, diagrams and technical in order to determine methods and sequences of assembly
In order to be considered for this position, you must be eligible to receive and maintain a US DoD Security Clearance which requires US Citizenship

Preferred Requirements:
Knowledge of Rolls-Royce Marine products, systems, their functionality and applications. Specifically, Rolls-Royce and Bird Johnson Controllable Pitch propellers, waterjet, and thruster experience
Demonstrated track record of creating a positive customer relationship and experience advising customers
Pioneer an ocean of power. Join us and you’ll develop your skills and expertise to the very highest levels, working in an international environment for a company known the world over for brilliance and innovation.

Beyond tomorrow

We are an equal opportunities employer. We’re committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures give us different perspectives. And the more perspectives we have, the more successful we’ll be. By building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realize their full potential.

You can learn more about our global Diversity and Inclusion strategy here .

Closing date: 16th November 2019

Job Category
Field Services
Posting Date
08 Nov 2019; 00:11