This position is responsible for the technical leadership in the engineering of mechanical systems, underwater systems, ROV/diver tools, and methods for performing ship and offshore structure construction, inspection, repair, and recovery by divers and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). Work performed supports Navy and commercial customers' operational requirements. This position reports to the Mechanical Engineering Manager, receives little supervision and involves project leadership and direction of junior engineers. This is primarily an office-based position but rare offshore travel is required for testing and supporting offshore equipment. This position is located in Largo, MD or other Phoenix office locations.
CLASSIFICATION: Exempt (salaried)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Project technical leadership and management including client interface, technical team organization, responsibility for design and some fiscal responsibility
Directing engineering on projects including development and troubleshooting of systems and components for underwater use and supporting equipment (e.g. ROVs, diving systems, cofferdams, handling systems, and deck equipment).
Plans engineering and design work to meet customer requirements including applicable codes and standards
Performs system engineering analysis and guides junior engineers in system engineering tasks. Supervises the integration of subsystems and systems
Supervises the engineering, testing, and documentation of prototype subsystems and systems through life cycle of the system including conception, definition, build, and operation phases
Presents and participates at marketing meetings, conferences, bids and proposals.
Responsible for project documentation packages and proposals as assigned
Works in a multidisciplinary team environment, on multiple projects, coordinating with engineers, resource managers and program managers
Supervise work of engineers, CAD Designer / Draftsman, subcontractors and checks drawings and analyses performed by others
Works with all advanced mechanical analyses and equipment and provides expertise in at least two types of equipment
Interfaces with Divers, ROV crews and technicians to ensure meeting operational needs and to address technical issues
Follows Phoenix Quality Management System (QMS) procedures and on tasks they are responsible for, implements the QMS procedures
Travels 10-20% of the time. Offshore projects may rarely be up to 6 weeks. May be contacted for support from offshore crews at any time.
MS degree in mechanical, structural, marine, or ocean engineering
Minimum 10 years applicable working experience
Expertise in two, proficiency in three, and at least basic familiarity with all applicable types of mechanical analyses to include: structural, naval architecture, hydraulics, cofferdams, cranes/A-frames/winches, umbilicals, propulsion, materials/corrosion, rigging, and welding.
Proficiency with SolidWorks or similar 3D solid modeling program
Familiar with CosmosWorks or similar FEA software
Advanced knowledge of Quality Management Systems
Demonstrated advanced technical writing proficiency. Advanced skills in the document/proposal development process. Advanced knowledge of MS Office software.
Ability to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance desired
Commercial diving or ROV experience desired
Mechanical or machine shop experience desired
Must be willing and physically able to travel to all Phoenix facilities and to field operations, inland and offshore, including climbing ladders, personnel transfer at-sea, and carrying/lifting 40 lbs.
Ability to pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background check, as required.
Phoenix International, Inc, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Phoenix International Holdings