THOR Solutions is actively seeking a Design Engineer I to support an Engineering & Technical Services contract at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) in Portsmouth, VA. The Design Engineer will support engineering & technical design and integration efforts for various U.S. Navy surface ship and/or submarine classes. The ideal candidate will have recent and relevant U.S. Navy or Coast Guard experience gained at Regional Maintenance Centers, Industrial Shipyards, Naval Shipyards, TYCOMS, or other NAVSEA Commands.
Design Engineers develop and compare alternative layouts or designs, which utilize equipment of various kinds and capabilities in diverse physical arrangements. This may involve consideration of structural, mechanical, and hydraulic features. Examples of tasks for Design Engineers include, working on preliminary designs and specifications and evaluating the numerous and frequent change in design and performance which affect the assigned equipment prior to and during production. Other tasks include, reviewing new approaches to circuitry and power distribution or incorporation of automatic self-test methods in equipment design.
Security Clearance Requirements:
Must already possess an existing, active SECRET security clearance.
Required Education, Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant Engineering discipline or Industrial Design from an accredited institution.
In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, a Professional Engineer’s (PE) license in a relevant Engineering discipline may be considered for substitution.
Note that an Engineering Technology or Engineering Management degree may not be considered sufficient to fulfill this requirement.
No experience required, but an ideal candidate will have at least one (1) year of recent, practical experience with mechanical, structural, or electrical/electronic design engineering as it relates to construction, conversion, or modernization of U.S. Naval ships.
Experience gained at U.S. Naval Shipyards is preferred.
An ideal candidate will possess a higher level degree in a relevant discipline, additional pertinent certifications/licenses, and/or additional years of applicable experience.
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, and be able to communicate clearly with peers and customers.
Must be proficient with common productivity software, as well as software tools commonly utilized in this field.
Approximately 0-10% travel anticipated.
THOR Solutions, LLC is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. THOR considers all qualified applicants for employment, without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.