Planner/Ship Checker

General Dynamics Mission Systems San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 5 months ago

Basic Qualifications

Associate's degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Planner/Ship Checker. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


  • The candidate must have extensive knowledge of shipboard structural, mechanical, piping and electrical systems and understand Navy shipboard compartmentation lay-out.

  • The candidate must have the ability to read, understand and validate a Work Notification and to determine the scope of work contained within that Work Notification.

  • The candidate must be familiar with Standard Drawing Indexes, Navy Standard Drawings, blueprints, system diagrams, Navy acronyms, and other technical publications and references.

  • The candidate must have the ability to conduct research and determine the correct reference and/or drawing required for the scope of work identified in the Work Notification.

  • The candidate must have extensive experience with NMD-R

  • The candidate must have extensive knowledge

  • The candidate must also have physical ability to climb ladders, transit decks and perform work onboard Naval Vessels.

  • Recommends formats responsive to technical and customer requirements

  • Produces products that conform to the company documentation and quality assurance standards

  • Responsible for defining and determining best practice process and procedures for collected data to be transposed to professional writing product

Proactively informs the technical documentation lead of assignment status, issues or concerns, including issues of scope, schedule, process, and quality through informal meetings, and emailed status reports to keep the technical documentation lead informedKNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Considerable written communication skills and the ability to tailor communication to target audience

Considerable verbal communication, listening and writing skills

Considerable ability to research highly technical information and interpret data

Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity

Experience with editing and production tools

Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action Considerable ability to build productive internal/external working relationships

Frequently interacts with internal company and external contacts

Works under only very general supervision

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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