Engineer, Mechanical - Senior

    • Job Tracking ID: 513002-703268
    • Job Location: Philadelphia, PA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 10/29/2019
    • Years of Experience: 10 - 15 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • FLSA Status*: Non Exempt
    • Job Level: Advanced
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
    • Clearance Type: Secret
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Job Description

Company Overview:

Continental Tide Defense Systems, Inc. (Continental Tide) is an industry leader, providing engineering and industrial services to the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Military Sealift Command, and other DoD organizations. At Continental Tide, we understand that a great company culture is one where employees know their voice is heard, no matter what their title is, and letting them grow in their role as the company does. We want to provide our employees with the opportunity to learn, be challenged and be in a position where they can succeed, develop new skills, and do things they wouldn't have the opportunity to do elsewhere. Our fast-paced and challenging environment, employees here at Continental Tide can catapult themselves to the top and we’re looking for "the best at what they do" to join our team and help us grow!

*Please note due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements. Only local candidates will be considered. Veteran and retired candidates welcome!

Job Overview:

Continental Tide is seeking a motivated, energetic and detail-oriented individual for a Mechanical Engineer position located at Philadelphia Naval Business Center in Philadelphia, PA. The ideal candidate should have extensive knowledge and experience in the research, design, installation, testing, maintenance and integration of shipboard mechanical systems that includes working knowledge of the Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Naval Shipyard, and Regional maintenance centers. The successful candidate will join our Engineering Team currently supporting initiatives for Naval Sea Systems Command at the Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station/NSWCPD.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing engineering support during the installation, operation, troubleshooting, and/or maintenance of shipboard systems.
  • Apply engineering principles to support system research and development (R&D) and design, production, and shipboard integration for PLC control systems and equipment.
  • Lead technical project teams, schedules, reports and brief customers and senior management.

Experience and Skills

  • Must possess a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university or MS degree from an accredited college or university in a related field. 
  • 10 years Research and Development (R&D) experience PLC control systems, Fluid Control Systems, Machinery Control Systems, Propulsion and Auxiliary Systems and solutions, including but not limited to tank level indication, air compression systems, valves and actuator technology and mechanical and electrical and thermal development and regulation of controls and input/output 
  • Ability to read and interpret ship installation drawings, installation specifications and NAVSEA Standard Items is preferred.
  • Knowledge of machinery automation and PLC-based control systems
  • Must have or have the ability to obtain a SECRET clearance
  • Must have the ability to obtain base access and security credentials
  • Ability to lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by the specific job, but no less than 30 lbs.
  • Ability to work on and climb ladders, work in extreme temperature environments, aboard ships, in shipyards, under industrial conditions and in confined spaces.
  • Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States.
  • Due to export control regulations, this role is open to U.S. citizens only.

Additional Requirements:

  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and execute multiple assigned tasks
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Job Benefits

We offer competitive wages in salaried and hourly positions, educational opportunities, competitive employee benefit options, and a 401(k)-retirement plan with company match.  We are always looking for top-talent and we look forward to new-thinkers and team-players joining our company!