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Tracking Code PMS-19-1472-W
Job Code 19-1472
Posting Title Engineering, Assessment & Evaluation Subject Matter Expert
Post Date 9/11/2019
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel Up to 100%
City Virginia Beach
State VA
Country US
Description LIAISON ENGINEER (PMS-19-1472-W):

Bowhead seeks a Liaison Engineer (Assessment & Evaluation Engineering Subject Matter Specialist) for support of security vessels in Bahrain and Guam. The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of the planning yard engineering responsibilities and the relationships among the Naval Supervising Activity (NSA), the Program Executive Office, Ships USN Boats and Combatant Craft -Division of the Washington Navy Yard, the local maintenance providers and the Local Planning Group. This requires a broad knowledge of the Fleet Modernization Program Manual (SL 720—A.A--MAN—O1O) as it relates to the SHIPALT development process. Liaison Engineer duties require the ability to plan, direct, and coordinate/integrate engineering work performed by a number of engineers and technicians.

Essential functions will include:

• Acting as an engineering representative on base or at remote locations, including customer/supplier facilities.
• Advising customer and contractor personnel of company requirements for products and services, support equipment, and electronic equipment installations.
• Assisting in directing the efforts of subcontractor and company personnel in the handling, installation, and utilization of various systems and equipment.
• Assisting in conducting integrated equipment systems tests.
• Establishing and maintaining an onsite library of all SHIPALTs, MACHALTs, drawings and technical manuals required to perform the LE duties.
• Establishing and maintaining records showing status of accomplishment of alterations on each hull.
• Assisting the Planning Yard in maintaining configuration control. When SHIPALTs, MACHALTs or other approved improvements are installed, providing sketches, data, redlined drawings, or marked-up documents for maintaining selected records, manuals, and drawings current, or monitoring this updating when another activity has responsibility.
• Monitoring the status of each craft and boat assigned a repair availability to include location, in/out of water, and type of availability, as applicable.
• Keeping the supervisor well informed of conditions and problems aboard his/her assigned craft or concerning other projects as assigned.

Requirements • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university. Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering preferred, with a broad engineering knowledge of other disciplines relating to ship design, i.e., electrical, mechanical, electronics and naval architecture.
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Marine HM&E on the USG vessels, preferably with the following vessels:
• Coastal Riverine Force 78 foot patrol boats (#1 priority),
• 40-foot patrol boats, 34-foot patrol boats (#2 priority), 25 foot patrol boats.
• Explosive Ordnance Forces 7 Meter, 8 Meter and 9 Meter RHIBs/ MERCs (#3) priority
• The ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, and to represent the Program Executive Office, Ships USN Boats and Combatant Craft -Division of the Washington Navy Yard in contact with other naval activities.
• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Secret level though candidates with an active Secret clearance are highly sought. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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