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DCS Planner

Little Creek, Virginia

Job Title:                   DCS Planner  
Job Location:            Little Creek, VA
Salary:                      Competitive, Depends on Qualifications  
Clearance:                Secret
Travel:                      CONUS and potential OCONUS

The purpose of this contract is to provide subject matter expertise through
program management, engineering, technical, logistics and knowledge-based services in support of Dry Combat Submersible (DCS) units, Dry Deck Shelters (DDS), Seal Delivery Vehicles (SDV), Shallow Water Combat Submersible (SWCS) and other support equipment to ensure assets are mission ready.

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Serve as a DCS Planner, responsible for providing the technical expertise for planning work packages in support of maintenance on DCS. Responsibilities including providing the technical and administrative expertise for the research, planning and development of Controlled Work Packages, ensuring that all certification and technical requirements are met for all maintenance done within the DSS –SOC and GL boundaries. The DCS platform’s QA is primarily in the GL certification program. This is a unique position among most naval platforms and requires the ability to convert data from the GL system and implement them into work packages in the traditional format in the Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual (JFMM). There will also be items that will be certified and must be maintained under the DSS-SOC programs. Interface Diagrams exist to help define which certification process applies. On occasion, both may apply to the same component or maintenance action.
  • Determine the technical and material requirements required to conduct DCS maintenance within the DSS-SOC and GL boundaries.
  • Perform configuration/ship checks to establish the scope of the work to be performed.
  • Research and identify quality assurance controls and requirements.
  • Interface with the Supply Department and Repair Parts Petty Officer (RPPO) for assignment of document numbers, stock numbers, material identification and microfiche, identifying contractors/sources of non-stock items, providing buyers with technical requirements, determining allowable material substitutions.
  • Conduct research of technical information (including technical manuals, technical specification, etc.) for providing information to the DCS Platoon and DCS Maintenance personnel.
  • Conduct technical procedure and data research, assist in preparation of Liaison Action Request (LAR), Technical Manual Deficiency Evaluation Reports (TMDER), and Technical Feedback Reports (TFBR) to the DCS/DDS Planning Yard.
  • Provide Technical support and information to various contractors as required.
  • Assist in planned and corrective maintenance requirement requests and in developing CWPs/FWPs) to successfully accomplish the required maintenance within the DSS-SOC and GL boundaries of DCS or associated ancillary equipment.
  • Assist with CWPs/FWPs to include procedure for maintenance and testing requirements, estimated requirements of personnel, equipment and tools, arranging for required personnel and equipment from qualified contractors and/or other federal activities, and preparation of material requisitions.
  • Assist with ensuring CWPs/FWPs have all the technical documentation supporting the work requirements, testing requirements, Objective Quality Evidence (OQE), and required QA documents are filled out and included in the CWP.
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining a computer based electronic system for the indexing and filing of all generated and completed CWPs/FWPs.
  • DCS Maintenance or contractor personnel will be relied upon to resolve technical, equipment, procedural and material problems that may arise. Assist in training NAVY personnel in all aspects of planning, technical research, and technical documentation preparation, including planning support for forward deployed units.
  • In addition to regular office programs and functions to which assigned, participate in the weekly meetings, and update the chain of command on the current status of product development and approval of packages.

Requirements and Education:
  • HS Diploma or GED plus six (6) years related experience or BA/BS and two (2) years related experience.
  • Minimum six (6) years of experience with U.S. Navy submarines or submersible platforms.
  • Minimum six (6) years of experience with submarine mechanical and electrical systems or components.
  • Minimum six (6) years of experience with developing and writing Controlled Work Procedures (CWPs)/Requisitions (RECs)/Formal Work Procedures (FWPs).
  • Six (6) years of experience with U.S. Navy submarines QA Program; and two (2) plus years of Knowledgeable about NAVSEA 9290 requirements.
  • Secret level Clearance
  • Prior Military experience preferred.
About the 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
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental benefits (Cancer and Accident).
  • Employer-sponsored Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Employer-sponsored Value Adds - FreshBenies
  • 401(k) with matching

Holidays and Annual Leave
  •  11 Paid Holidays
  •  120 hours PTO accrual


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