Thor Solutions


Engineering Technician
Work LocationSan Diego, CA
Position Code1403-20170619
Public Job Description

THOR Solutions is actively seeking an Engineering Technician IV or V in support of the Southwest Regional Maintenance Center. This position will provide technical support to engineering and design staff in a variety of engineering tasks in the installation, maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, calibration, testing, fabrication, construction and operation of diverse electronic/mechanical equipment and systems in accordance with engineering specifications.


  • Provide additional engineering, logistical, and clerical support for the TSRA Visit Support Team (VST), additional TSRA and INSURV requirements, and specific roles and responsibilities of the Assessment Director (AD), Subject Matter Expert (SME), and Technical Inspector (TI) that are critical to the success of the assessment event and are further defined below in paragraphs 9.3 through 9.5.

  • The employee must:


    • Assist in devising, implementing, and maintaining standardized engineering approaches pre- and post-overhaul equipment and system testing plans, procedures, and assessment programs.

    • Assist managing and coordinating assessment programs.

    • Review repair and modernization advance planning procedures.

    • Develop statistical documentation and perform engineering studies for maintenance, engineering issues and assessment programs for a combination of equipment, systems, ships and ship classes.

    • Provide engineering solutions to specific shipboard equipment problems when required. Develop and/or utilize automated data systems to manage Fleet assessment support.

    • Coordinate assessments and expert diagnostics to shipboard equipment and system malfunctions on active ships pier side and underway for the purpose of finding root cause and best course of action to restore to full operational condition.

    • Assess operating shipboard systems to identify material deficiencies. Submit root cause analysis and recommended action reports.

    • Chair/attend assessment conferences and briefings on behalf of SWRMC with NAVSEA, Fleet, other Naval Commands, and contractors. Act as an advisor to these other commands and Naval ships on matters pertaining to ship availability advance planning, assessments, and program management techniques including operation, test, repair, and maintenance engineering.


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, & Experience:


  • 7+ years of hands on experience.

  • Additional vocational or technical education.

  • Interested persons must be U.S. citizens

  • High School graduate or equivalent

  • Valid driver’s license and passport

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a required government security clearance and access to CLASSIFIED information and up to and including SECRET. All personnel are required to have a favorable adjudicated National Agency Check and Credit Check (NACLC) with clearance eligibility determined by DOD Central Adjudication Facility.

  • Must be able to gain access to the San Diego Naval Bases and Local Shipyards.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC).


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