Thor Solutions


Engineering Technician Integrate Test Engineer
Work LocationSan Diego, CA
Position Code1404-20170619
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 to project teams test engineering services in support of CNO availabilities, EMs, CMAVs, and WOOs.

The employee must provide support processing NSA testing matters, including:


  • Evaluate information regarding integrated test plans, integrated test schedules and other test related documentation from the NSA project manager or other NSA representative.

  • Verify compliance with systems engineering principles, integration approaches, and accepted Department of the Navy test program fundamentals.

  • Support NSA project manager to ensure test plans comply with all requirements of NSI 00967.

  • Assist the Government representative within the TSTTG as outlined in NSI 009-67.

  • Verify that test plans are functionally linked to the integrated production schedule per NSI 009-60 and that changes in one system are accurately reflected in the other.

  • Review and evaluate work specifications as requested by the NSA project manager based on technical risk and the quality management plan for the assigned availability.

  • Review non-standard test procedures that are called out in a work specification as required and verify that individual work to test relationships are accurately captured in the ITP.

  • Coordinate with the NSA project manager to verify the ITP accurately reflects the availability work package and the integrated production schedule.

  • Prepare, schedule and lead key event and availability complete certification briefs to the SWRMC CHENG for assigned ships to include pre briefs within two weeks of scheduled dates and the formal certification brief.  Prepare all required products including certification PowerPoint, CHENG certification memos, and other supporting documents. Work with the assigned PSE on the key event technical risk assessment. Formally schedule all briefs in Outlook.

  • Review schedule and testing information from non-LMA, to include Ship’s Force, SWRMC I-Level Ship Superintendents, and AIT. In addition, the contractor must:

    • Verify that the LMA’s ITP includes all testing from all related maintenance activities.

    • Evaluate the TSNs provided by each non-LMA maintenance activity prior to submission to the LMA.

  • Review testing information with the LMA as required and verify accuracy of the overall TSN developed by the LMA.

  • Verify the test schedule is updated as required by NSI, or as schedules change.

  • Ensure that test procedure deficiencies are forwarded to the appropriate Government representatives for correction.

  • Provide testing support, in form of technical work documentation and deck plate support in the following areas:

    • Mechanical engineering as applicable to ship’s auxiliary machinery, piping, refrigeration, combat, weight handling, and crew habitability systems.

    • Electrical engineering as applicable to the limitations, design, operations, performance, safety parameters, and maintainability of the ship’s electrical system functions.

    • Structural engineering as applicable to the limitations, design, operations, performance, safety parameters and maintainability of the ship’s primary, secondary, and miscellaneous structural systems, welding, and non-destructive testing.

    • Electronic systems as applicable to limitations, design, operations, performance, safety parameters and maintainability of combat systems, weapons systems, navigation, controls, and communications.

    • Ship overhaul and building specifications and requirements, particularly NAVSEA requirements related to testing.


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.