AECOM Project Support Engineer in Norfolk, Virginia

Business Line Government

Position Title Project Support Engineer

United States of America - Virginia


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking Maintenance Team member Project Support Engineers to provide engineering and technical services for ships undergoing maintenance availabilities in Manama Bahrain


  • This position is located in Manama Bahrain, Naval Support Activity Bahrain.

  • Provides oversight as Lead Maintenance Activity’s development and management of Integrated Test Plans in accordance with applicable NAVSEA Standard Items.

Serves as the Government’s representative on the Total Ship Testing Task Group for individual ship availabilities as outlined in NAVSEA Standard Item 009-67.

  • Conducts fact finding visits to ships in maintenance availabilities and industrial facilities.

  • Evaluates and analyzes production schedules, test schedules, and various Plans of Actions and Milestones (POAMs) from a variety of sources and maintenance providers as they pertain to the execution of the Integrated Test Plan.

  • Liaisons with NAVSEA project engineers and test personnel and other personnel, as required.

  • Participates in all relevant availability planning, production execution and test meetings during the planning and execution phases of individual ship availabilities.

  • Leads work certification process for individual ship availabilities and facilitates completion of work certification processes by all maintenance activities. Coordinates work certification efforts between Government Project Team, LMA and ship’s force.

  • Evaluates Objective Quality Evidence (OQE) for completed tests, evaluates results for completeness and accuracy, and coordinates with Project Support Engineers to technically adjudicate issues.

  • Provide detailed briefs and periodic status reports to senior Government managers regarding the work certification status and test program execution on individual ship availabilities.

  • May require participation on Sea Trials.

  • Position requires personnel to go onboard ships in an industrial facility.

  • Monitor technical and status reports for accuracy using technological techniques to increase efficiencies and control costs.

  • Perform engineering/technical services, monitoring and reporting during CNO availabilities and continuous maintenance events.

  • Perform engineering/data and technical services, monitoring and reporting in support of CNO availability close out, deployment preparedness, assessments, and INSURV readiness.

Minimum Requirements


Twelve (12) years’ experience within the last 25 years in the installation, operation, repair, testing and maintenance of naval or marine propulsion and ancillary equipment or ordnance systems. At a minimum of six (6) of the years should have been in a position of team leader or coordinator over a subordinate work force involved in the physical maintenance and repair of electronic or electrical equipment or systems.


Five (5) years experience within last 10 years:

  • 600 PSI or 1200 PSI steam propulsion, diesel propulsion or gas turbine propulsion and auxiliary equipment at a level equivalent to the qualification of an engineering officer of the watch;

  • A minimum of two (2) of the years in availability planning, modernization, repair and testing of shipboard equipment and systems;

  • A minimum of one (1) of the years as a technical instructor or as an IMA quality assurance inspector

  • 3 years experience in identifying shipboard material conditions requiring a Departure From Specification (DFS) report.

  • Experience in writing, tracking managing a DFS data base.

  • 3 years experience or familiarity with reports generated during CNO availabilities and CMAVs, specifically Condition Found Reports (CFRS), Engineering Service Requests (ESRs), and Liaison Action Requests (LARs).

  • 3 years experience in reviewing ship repair and testing technical documents including NAVSHIPS drawing, Government Specification for Overhaul and Technical Manuals.

  • Experience with Maintenance Team integration, Integrated Project and Development Team (IPDT) process, work package development, and Work Specification review.

  • Familiarity with the Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual and NAVSEA Standard Items.

  • Requires ability to go aboard ship and enter ship repair industrial areas.

  • Experience required in investigating, troubleshooting, and design solutions to problems with HM&E and C5I systems.

  • Position will require brief underway periods for system evaluation and testing.

  • Position requires travel.

  • Position requires an ACTIVE Security Clearance

  • Capable of obtaining a Common Access Card

  • Requires satisfactory completion of Overseas Screening

  • Requires current Passport

**Candidates with experience while ship’s force in leadership positions during CNO availabilities or previous tours as TYCOM inspection teams suffice as 3 years experience and clearly stated in resumes. Senior Enlisted/Division Officer/Department Head shipboard experience during multiply CMAVs and CNO availabilities suffice

Additional qualifications are a plus:

  • Surface Warfare Officer or Enlisted Surface Warfare qualified

  • Engineering Officer of the Watch or Combat Systems Officer of the Watch

  • DoD or private ship yard planner/estimator/production supervisor/quality assurance

Preferred Qualifications

Qualified Steam, Gas Turbine, and/or Diesel Qualified Engineering Officer Of The Watch

Qualified Combat Systems Watch Officer

DoD or Private Shipyard planning, estimating, quality assurance

Desired is a minimum of four (4) of the years in administration of the Navy 3-M and supply system

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

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Job Category Engineering

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 170572BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.