Thor Solutions


Senior Machinery Control Systems (MCS) Engineer
Work LocationPhiladelphia, PA, San Diego, CA or Norfolk, VA
Position Code1336-20161109
Public Job Description

The Senior MCS Engineer will:

  • Provide engineering support to a Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWC PD) customer.
  • Provide Machinery Control Systems (MCS) engineering support for DDG-51 class.
  • Conduct Pre-DDG Modernization availability ship checks to determine the baseline hardware and signal cable configurations and submission of Liaison Action Reports (LARs) to document discrepancies.
  • Develop Cable Block Diagrams, including verification and documentation of cable pinning, cable types, backshell information and connector information.
  • Develop Technical Data Packages (TDPs) that consist of the Cable Block Diagram, cable discrepancies, and MCS-related ship alteration status.
  • Inspect receipt of Government Furnished Material and Equipment (GFM and GFE).
  • Maintain and update MCS Cable Database.
  • Review technical data exchanged between the Planning Yard and the ISEA.
  • Troubleshoot hardware, signal cable, and software during DDG-51 availabilities.

    Security Clearance Requirement:   

    • An active SECRET security clearance is required.

    Qualification Requirements:

    • Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s of Science (BS) degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university.
    • Must have a minimum of 10 years of experience providing engineering support for US Navy shipboard electronic systems and equipment
    • At least 3 of the 10 years of experience must include supporting MCS equipment installed on DDG-51 class ships.
    • Must have experience conducting ship checks for MCS equipment upgrades, developing MCS cable block diagrams, and developing MCS test procedures.
    • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Must be detailed oriented and highly organized.
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

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