Thor Solutions


Mechanical Engineer
Work LocationPhiladelphia, PA
Position Code1359-20170118
Public Job Description

THOR Solutions, LLC, (THOR) is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing mission critical support to the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, and commercial maritime domains. THOR provides innovative and tailored expertise in project/program management, engineering, technical, consulting, and administrative services in support of U.S. warfighters and mariners. THOR is honored to support solution development, implementation, and execution for our nation's most complex maritime challenges.

THOR Solutions, LLC is seeking a candidate to a fill position providing Mechanical Engineering expertise to the In-Service Engineering Agent (ISEA) in support of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division (NSWCPLD), Steam and Diesel Electrical Power Systems Branch (Code 427) and operational surface ships for the ships electrical power generation, distribution and control systems.  

Perform duties in support of the ISEA providing full spectrum support, which includes Operations & Maintenance, System Engineering, Integrated Logistics Support and On-Site Fleet support.  Will interface with the NAVSEA Technical Warrant Holder on Life Cycle Management (LCM) issues. 

Approximately 30% travel.

Security Clearance Requirement:

  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance (Active Secret security clearance desired) 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, & Experience (bullet point format of the criteria which will be used to determine if the applicants are qualified):

Mechanical Engineering position at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division involving all aspects of Life Cycle Management, and the execution overhauls and modernization of U.S. Navy ships.

Incumbent performs professional engineering duties related to the work of the division.  Duties include but are not limited to providing engineering/technical support, planning support, operations (project) support, methods and standards support, equipment and facilities support, quality assurance support, safety/environmental support, and administrative support as assigned.

Job responsibilities will require knowledge of Ships Service Diesel Generators (SSDGs), Switchboards (SWBDs), subassemblies (fuel control, excitation control, circuit breakers, and protection monitoring) and support equipment (power supplies, controllers, and dampers).  Incumbent will be required to become proficient with Navy Technical Manual/technical documentation.

Incumbent will be required to travel for durations between 1 day and 1 month with minimal advance notice.  Travel may be international and incumbent must have or be able to obtain a passport.  50% of onsite work will consist of new installation hardware testing of Diesel Generators, subassemblies and support equipment.  Incumbent will be expected to help ships force completely resolve various issues from troubleshooting, help with logistics and possibly help with the installation/set up of replacement hardware or software.  Incumbent will be required to proficiently interact with members of ships force from all ranks for both scheduling and also for any possible troubleshooting efforts.  

Incumbent will be required to support underway periods from between 1 day and 18 days.  Underway will account for ~10% of total work, but will be required.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.