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Small Craft Maintenance Technician Lead

Stennis, MS
Job Title: Small Craft Maintenance Technician Lead
Job Location: Stennis, MS
Salary:  Competitive, Depends on Qualifications
Clearance: Secret
Travel: Not Anticipated
Purpose:  The purpose of this task is to provide logistics support and training to NAVSCIATTS. 

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):
  • Performs organizational- and intermediate-level maintenance and Depot Level overhaul on all types of internal combustion engines; performs preventive maintenance on auxiliary equipment and on small craft diesel engines, clutches, transmissions, and drive shafts for operational and logistical requirements for NAVSCIATTS. Performs tracking of maintenance schedules and work load. Review technical manuals, instructions, and specifications, providing recommendations for additions, deletions, and revisions. Provide timely input to specifications for any commercial maintenance or repair packages to ensure that all required repairs are accurately described.
  • Ensure that all repairs are in accordance with specifications. If repairs are conducted that do not meet specifications, assist with generation and submittal of the required paperwork requesting permission from Naval Special Warfare Command (WARCOM) to operate the craft with these repairs in place until permanent repairs can be executed.
  • Performs mechanical and electrical troubleshooting, preventive and corrective maintenance, and engine power head and lower unit overhauls on 2 and 4-stroke outboard engines ranging in size from 30 to 350 horsepower and 470 horsepower diesel engines, along with equipment trailers.
  • Fabricates and fits tubing and flexible hose assemblies; monitor electrical charging and regulating systems; operate and maintain hydraulic equipment; control or minimize the effects of oil and fuel spills; and complete maintenance data system forms.
  • Conducts preventive maintenance and repair 25 foot aluminum defender class Safe craft, 25 foot Fiberglass Boston Whaler, 11m RHIB, 38 foot aluminum defender class Safe craft, and aluminum hulled mud boat to include repairs and maintenance on gauges, navigation equipment, and communication equipment that is specially designed for Special Operation Commands.
  • Performs organizational and intermediate level maintenance and overhauls on all types of internal combustion engines. Start and operate all types of internal combustion engines.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on auxiliary equipment, 7.5 KW generators, and on small craft diesel engines, clutches, transmissions, and drive shafts.
  • Overhauls internal combustion engines; adjust valves, injectors, control racks, governor, and governor-control linkages on diesel engines; check oil clearance in bearings; adjust and test diesel and gasoline engines; and operate and troubleshoot internal combustion engine blowers and turbochargers.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and repairs on different kinds of small craft and manage and schedule preventive maintenance workload.
  • Conducts training in troubleshooting and preventive maintenance of craft.
  • Tracks hours, fuel, and maintenance costs as well as training, for civilians and active duty military, for each craft assigned to NAVSCIATTS.
  • In coordination with the assigned Government representative, liaison between outboard engine, hulls, and trailer manufactures.
  • Researches and track repair parts for small craft.
  • In coordination with the assigned Government representative, monitors warranties and submit claims for reimbursement of parts used on small craft from different manufactures.
  • In coordination with the assigned Government representative, assist with maintaining a shop with all necessary tools and equipment and safety gear to perform maintenance and repair on small craft.
  • Reviews all recurring engineering logs and records to identify potential trends and develop corrective action plans.
  • Conducts periodic craft and engine inspections and ensure that all discrepancies are documented and repaired.
General Requirements:
  • Possess a valid state driver’s license, and be able to obtain and maintain driver licenses and appropriate special licensing/certification for vehicles and equipment required for their specific position.
  • Possess excellent work ethics, verbal and written communication skills in English and in Spanish where specifically identified, be detailed and accurate in performing all administrative and routine functions and be able to work independently.
  • Be physically fit and able to work in an environment that is fast-paced while completing multiple tasks and meeting required deadlines.
  • Able to manipulate all equipment utilized within courses; able to on and off-board all vessels utilized within courses; able to sustain being underway during training evolutions.
  • Be able to work non-standard schedules to satisfy training requirements as required.
  • Non-standard schedules are defined as shift work in order to accommodate course schedules, which may encompass weeknights and/or weekends. These are coordinated in advance and do not exceed eight hours.
  • Write correspondence in accordance with SECNAVINST M-5216.5 Correspondence Manual as required. 
  • Attend and satisfactorily complete all Government required training associated with job responsibilities.
  • Perform data entry utilizing current versions of Microsoft® Windows®, and Microsoft Office® applications like Access®, Excel®, Word®, PowerPoint® and other related programs.
  • Comply with applicable DoD, Navy, USSOCOM and NSW cyber-security, information technology (IT) systems, network, and/or security applicable instructions and policies.
  • In the event the contractor is involved with a potential spillage, security violation, or information technology violation, the contractor shall cooperate in any related inquiry or investigation, which may include but not limited to the Government securing contractor property or contractor employee personal property as determined necessary by the Government and/or conducting forensic analysis. Applicable Department of Defense, United Special Operations Command, and Naval Special Warfare regulations, instructions, and policies would apply to such processes.
  • Shall exhibit professional conduct and comply with all applicable Federal, DoD, Navy and United Special Operation Command regulations, instructions, directives, and policies in performance of this contract.

Job Specific Knowledge & Requirements:
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in preventive and corrective maintenance, mechanical and electrical troubleshooting, fiberglass hull repairs, and welding repair of a variety of small maritime craft ranging from 25 to 50 feet.
  • Three (3) years’ experience using the Navy’s Maintenance and Material Management System (3-M) Program to include the Navy tag-out procedures.
  • Shall be certified through factory trained schools to conduct warranty repairs for Evinrude, Caterpillar and Mercury Marine engines, to include ordering, inspecting, and returning defective parts back to the manufacturer.
  • Five (5) years’ collective experience in steel and aluminum welding, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG), silver brazing techniques, and as a skilled fabricator working extensively from blue prints on a broad range of projects.
  • Five (5) years’ experience using maritime specialty tools. Examples of relevant tools are torque wrenches, timing and fuel rack adjustment tools, feeler gauges, depth gauges, and snap gauges as part of the routine maintenance and equipment diagnostics processes.
  • Five (5) years’ collective experience using factory technical manuals, instructions, and publications to ensure repair procedures are in accordance with specifications.
  • Prior Navy / Naval Special Warfare experience desired and preferred.

About Our Company:
As a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) we are a provider of Information Technology (IT) professional services, software solutions and professional development training. Our core competencies evolved from leveraging IT enablers for knowledge management with an emphasis on Web Based Knowledge Portals and Portal Services, Server/System Services, SharePoint Development and System Administration and SQL Server Services. Our capabilities have expanded to include software development, technical training support and field support services.
Guiding Principles
  • Satisfy the customer - "Exceed expectations"
  • Set the Example - "Be out front"
  • Be Responsive - "Timing is everything"
  • Persevere - "Find a way"
PTP offers a comprehensive benefits program:
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Supplemental benefits (Short Term Disability, Cancer & Accident).
  • Employer-sponsored Basic Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Employer-sponsored Long Term Disability
  • Employer-sponsored Value Adds – FreshBenies
  • 401(k) with matching
Holidays and Annual Leave
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 120 hours PTO accrual per year

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