|Job Ref:||8844||Employer:||General Dynamics US||Country:||United States||County/State:||Washington||City:||Silverdale||Address:||Post Date:||20/10/2016 05:12|
D705 is an integral part of Electric Boat's Overhaul and Repair, as well as Maintenance and Modernization business based in Bangor, WA. With this business, Electric Boat provides mission-ready submarines to the fleet through overhaul and repair, as well as alterations and improvements. D705 engineers provide non-nuclear engineering support for overhaul and repair activities on SSBN and SSGN submarines.|
The D705 engineering group operates in a collaborative, dynamic and team-oriented work environment. Using a design-build approach, D705 interfaces with Operations, Design, Planning Yard, Test, and Program Office personnel in order to arrive at innovative solutions to difficult problems. Interaction with the United States Navy (USN) customer is typical, including the Supervisor of Shipbuilding Groton (SOSG), Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), and submarine crews. Awareness and understanding of military specifications, submarine overhaul specifications and design criteria, USN maintenance/overhaul requirements, and special emphasis programs are developed through focused computer-based or classroom training, on-the-job training, qualification programs and mentoring.
D705 engineers are responsible for providing technical direction and oversight, and resolving shipboard conditions associated with: Mechanical component failure or damage due to in-service use; Seawater and non-seawater piping and components; Hydraulic systems and controls; Ventilation, Heating and Cooling systems; Steering and diving systems; Ship alterations and improvements; Fabrication and welding techniques
Specific tasks required by a D705 engineer include, but are not limited to: Interpretation and translation of shipbuilding specifications, maintenance requirements and contractual requirements into clear and concise technical direction, Providing deck plate support to shipyard trades and resolution of emergent issues during execution of technical work documents, Understanding maintenance criteria, submarine piping, ventilation, electrical and mechanical drawings as well as machining and welding processes, Development of technical rationale to support approval of non-conforming conditions, Communicating these rationales via electronic LARs, Deficiency Reports and Engineering Reports.