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Chief Engineer

Chief Engineer's Essential Roles and Responsibilities: Functions as the subject matter expert in the qualification of hardware to the Mil-Standards Perform start-up and commissioning of shipboard systems Perform complex engineering tasks at the direction of the Director of Engineering Technical lead in the development of IR&D project / product development Investigate system level performance issues of developed hardware Provides oversight to junior engineers during the design and qualification process Lead technical engagement with customers during the design process including PDRs, CDRs and project design reviews Supports engineering manager in the approval of project documentation prior to release for production Works with Business Development to create conceptual designs based on customer requirements Ensure quality and customer satisfaction with design, programming and performance of products Work with the Director of Engineering to maintain product development road-map Effectively communicate with and provide feedback to team members enhancing their understanding of tasks while monitoring and reporting progress Serves as the Engineering Department lead performing the duties of the Director of Engineering as directed Qualifications: MA / MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Science or a related academic field plus five years directly related experience BA / BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Science or a related academic field plus ten years directly related experience Twenty years directly related experience Prior experience in the development of electro-mechanical products preferably for military applications Fairlead Integrated, LLC. and its subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Employ Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers (Minority / Female / Disability / Veterans).

Category: Engineering Design

NOTE: The following description is a GENERAL Overview of this career and not a description of a particular job posting.

Engineering Design workers are typically responsible for the generation of panel layouts, sub assemblies, schematics, wiring diagrams, wire run lists, component selection, etc. for electrical systems of large scale industrial machinery. The main tool for design documentation is AutoCAD.

Job Functions:
•Assure drawings and layouts are accurate, complete, and finished in a timely manner.
•Generation and maintenance of bill of materials and parts lists.
•Applying Engineering design techniques and utilize calculations in support of design/experimental activities.
•Develop electrical wiring schematics, sub-assembly drawings, and bills of material for control system design.
•Identify and solve technical engineering problems.
•Provide or assist in the creation of technical descriptions of operation, equipment checkout procedures, technical reports, user manuals and other documentation as required.
•Release components and system designs for manufacture of orders.
•Estimate man-hours required for tasks and report progress on assigned tasks.
•Provide plans, schedules, and estimates for technical programs.
•Work in conjunction with other groups to organize and plan assigned projects.
A BSEE / BSET or Two Year Electrical Technical Degree is typically required.
1-5 years experience in CAD electrical design related to ship repair/maintenance using recent versions of AutoCAD
Must be able to read, interpret and produce engineering schematics, wiring diagrams, point-to-point drawings, and engineering fabrication drawings
Must be able to work aboard vessels, climb ladders, and work in confined spaces
Must be a team player
Must be flexible in reference to project priorities
Must be willing to assemble technical manuals

Company Information

Fairlead Integrated
650 Chautauqua Avenue
Portsmouth, VA 23707
Phone: 7573284924

Application Information

650 Chautauqua Avenue
Portsmouth, VA 23707
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