• Direct Placement
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Position Type: Direct Placement

Title: Deputy Technical Director

Location: Florida

Pay Range: Open – Negotiable




Job Summary:


Assists the Technical Director by providing support for Program technical activities including Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical (HM&E) and Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) requirements implementation and accomplishment.

Works directly with USCG, ABS, Subcontractor, and ESG Engineering counterparts to identify, define, and mitigate/resolve technical issues and concerns.

Reports to the Program Manager for all program technical risks, issues, concerns, metrics, and recommendations.



Essential Duties & Responsibilities:



  • Regular attendance at work and the ability to work flexible hours, including overtime, weekends, and holidays.
  • Oversee technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability effectiveness for ship design.
  • Oversee analyses performed in all phases of ship acquisition including concept, design, fabrication and construction, test, installation, operation, maintenance, and disposal.
  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of contract requirements into total systems solutions acknowledging technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Create detailed schedules, metrics, and management tools to support contract milestones and deliverables.
  • Coordinate with Program stakeholders to create and provide quality products in accordance with contract requirements.
  • Develop and deliver detailed technical program reviews to senior ESG, industry partners, and government personnel.
  • Control technical aspects of program change management.
  • Coordinate and facilitate Integrated Process Teams (IPT) as required to manage various technical areas including (but not limited to) acquisition, design, test and evaluation, certifications, trade studies, modeling and simulation, system engineering trade-off evaluations, ILS, training, and fleet introduction.
  •  Manage design configuration including chairing the program design configuration control board (CCB) for engineering change including design integration and change adjudication with support from ESG engineering and ILS departments.
  • Execution of technical risk management program in accordance with the Program Manager’s policy.
  • ESG technical lead for subcontractor management to include the oversight of design execution of all major subcontractors.
  • Reviews and approves the technical scope of all major subcontracts.
  • Government program technical review process & execution with engineering. Includes quarterly program management reviews and regular design technical meetings.
  • Serves as the conduit for design communication between the USCG technical team and the ESG engineering team.
  • Perform other duties as instructed.


Supervisory Responsibilities:



Directly and/or indirectly supervise employees assigned to the Program.

Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work.

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be required.

Reporting Relationship This position will report to the Program Manager.



Education/Experience :


Bachelor’s degree in engineering plus five or more years’ experience in working with research and development, acquisition, design, system integration, test and evaluation, logistics, or operational experience with USCG or Navy ships/craft required.

A master’s degree in Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering, and working knowledge of ABS NVR, are strongly preferred.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Requires familiarity with DoD/DHS ship construction programs and an understanding of new construction, ship design, and large marine system integration.






Intermediate to advanced level Microsoft including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and strong working knowledge in the use of design tools including AutoCAD, and 3D Ship Modelling Software (i.e., ShipConstructor, or FORAN).

Ability to rapidly obtain, sort, filter, and analyze large volumes of data for distillation into high-level reports. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

Ability to conduct extensive reviews of various design documents to ensure they meet Contract specifications before submission to the Government.

Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior management, employees, government officials, and the public exercising diplomacy and tact.

Ability to communicate effectively and to forge and sustain outstanding client relationships while managing and executing multiple workstreams. Demonstrate strong analytical and conceptual skills. Ability to lead multi-system integrated product teams.

Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance is strongly preferred .

Integrity, flexibility/adaptability, initiative, interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and multi-tasking. Maintain the confidential integrity of details about our company.

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