175472 - Designer- Mechanical(7) - VA
Newport New
$22.23 to $33.34 DOE
1 year

These positions will support the creation of electronic drawings for submarine mechanical systems. Individuals in this role will perform mechanical component, equipment, specification trade studies and prepare arrangement recommendations for the design of mechanical systems in support of the Columbia Class submarine program.
Designs components or portions of systems and modifies existing designs to develop or improve products and facilitate manufacturing operations. Utilizes computer-aided design equipment and/or graphic tools such as, CAD, CAM or CATIA. Gathers information, makes studies, computes calculations, and prepares original rough layouts, sketches to present design proposal. Coordinates design criteria with engineering, manufacturing, tooling, material, and planning group such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials, and contractual specifications. Exclude classifications in which incumbents predominantly perform drafting assignments.
Leveling Factors:
Knowledge: Considerable Full knowledge of the job. Substantial acquaintance with and understanding of general aspects of the job with a broad understanding of the detailed aspects of the job.
Supervision Given and Received: Direct General supervision and instructions given for routine work and detailed instructions given for new activities or special assignments.
Typical Duties and Tasks: Duties & tasks are varied but standardized. Performs some more advanced functions. Resolves routine questions and problems, and refers more complex questions to higher levels.
Consequence of Errors: Errors may be detected and corrected but may cause moderate loss of time or customer/user dissatisfaction.
Contacts: Contacts are typically with individuals within own department and occasionally with contacts outside own organization. Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation.
Some driving into the yard (i.e. inside the gates) to discuss construction needs may be required, but employee will typically take the NNS Shuttle Van or our department vehicle. Must have a valid DL. Some travel may be required, but it will be infrequent (2 or 3 times/year).

Associate's or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline and 1 year of related experience.
Candidates for this position must have functional knowledge of GD&T, ASME Y14.5 (2009 preferred) to be considered eligible to be interviewed.
Candidates submitted should have:
Strong 3D Modeling Skills, 3D spatial awareness and drawing layout skills.
Knowledge in GD&T (see above).
Development of Digital Product Practices in accordance with ASME Y14.41-2012.
Understanding of welding, hydraulics, and electrical interfaces as they apply to mechanical components.
Capable of interfacing with Engineering to understand design requirements of various mechanical systems and lead other designers in the development of these systems to meet the requirements.
Coordinate discussions and incorporate design aspects with manufacturing, tooling, materials and planning trades.

Associate's or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline. Candidates with ABET accredited Bachelor's degree will not be considered.

1st Shift (7:30 to 4:00), Lunch is 12:00 to 12:30. 10%-15% overtime encouraged.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Andrew Craft
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x173 or (877) 244-5418 x173

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.