Thor Solutions


Senior Marine Engineer
Work LocationWashington, D.C.
Position Code1355-20170112
Public Job Description

Public Job Description:

To further support the U.S. Coast Guard, THOR has an opening for a Sr. Marine Engineer – Mechanical / Propulsion. In support of U.S Coast Guard Headquarters this position will execute and manage the following tasks required to provide engineering and technical support in studying, analyzing, and evaluating designs for U.S. Coast Guard Ship Design Team (CG-459 SDT) and/or Surface Forces Logistics Center Engineering Solutions Division (SFLC ESD):


· Provide support to the SDT in review and technical assessment of Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) contract deliverables in the technical disciplines described above. Support SDT’s efforts to provide accurate and timely deliverable review, meeting OPC Project objectives.

· Support the government in developing technical responses to contractor’s questions. Support also includes updating the OPC System Specification, SOW, Contract Data Requirements List (CDRLs), and Indicative Design to adjudicate issues.

· Provide subject matter expert specification support to the government in developing technical responses to Program Office questions, issues or other concerns. Support also includes updating the OPC System Specification, SOW, CDRLs, and Indicative Design to adjudicate these issues.

· Support development of USCG Polar Technical Standards through engagement with industry and government sources and activities into icebreaker design standards and technology in the areas such as; hull form, powering and resistance, structures, stability, seakeeping, maneuvering, environmental compliance, habitability or as directed by the COR. Identify pertinent International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) code regulation and develop recommendations for modification to USCG application for Polar Icebreaker (PIB).

· Provide technical support to assist the government in development of the PIB System Specification, which includes individual Specification Sections, Project Peculiar Documents (PPDs) and classification society inputs. System Specification shall be updated based on adjudicated Industry comments as well as internally directed changes. Also, support any internal integration reviews of the System Specification.

Security Clearance Requirement:

  • Must currently have an active SECRET clearance or have had a SECRET clearance that is currently in a dormant status.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, & Experience:
The qualified candidate shall possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience:

· A Master of Science (MS) Degree in Engineering plus ten (10) years of relevant experience; or Bachelor of Science (BS) and a PE License plus ten (10) years of relevant experience

· Five (5) years of progressive experience in one of the following marine fields: Piping and Pressure Vessels; Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration; Hydraulics and Weight Handling Equipment; Propulsion Systems; Auxiliary Systems; or Ship Support Systems.

· A minimum of at least one (1) year demonstrated experience with shipbuilding acquisitions

· A minimum of at least one (1) year demonstrated experience supporting a major system acquisition program (DHS/USCG Level I, DoD ACAT I or equivalent)

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication and presentation skills;
  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary, confidential and classified information.
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and/or Access)
  • Anticipated travel requirement: Less than 10 percent

Required Certification:



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