The selected candidate will be responsible to be the tooling expert for Groton Outside Machinists.|
The candidate will be required to review all D242 work packages via Electronic Work Package (EWP) or Task Group Instructions (TGI's) in advance of their schedule start dates to ensure all needed fixturing and tooling is available, accessible and in proper condition for use. This will include coordinating with the cognizant Foreman and Outside Machinists to ensure that these activities are accomplished. The candidate will be responsible for documenting all tool usage in EWP such that this information will be available for use on future hulls. The candidate will be required to investigate, promote and develop more advanced/improved tooling methods than those currently in NA addition, the candidate will be responsible to develop specialized tooling for emergent repair work. Regular communication with Quonset Point Outside Machinists will be required to ensure that best practices will exist at both facilities. The candidate will also be responsible for purchasing all D242 tooling items, including preparing requisitions for EBC purchased items and USN purchased items.