Work Test Control Coordinator

Date: Jun 19, 2024

Location: Bremerton, WA, US, 98337

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Shift:                         ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance


The Work, Test, Control (WTC) Coordinator processes and maintains Work Authorizations and tag-outs utilizing in-depth knowledge of all ship’s systems, components, and operations.  Identifies work and isolation boundaries utilizing ship’s drawings, blue prints, technical manuals, and other schematics; Coordinates the isolation and restoration of ship’s systems and components to ensure that all maintenance and testing can be performed safely for all repair activity personnel without detrimental effects to the ship’s systems and operations.  Candidate tracks and maintains status of all maintenance performed for restoration of systems to operational readiness as maintenance and testing is completed.


POSITION DEMANDS (Education/Training)

  • Typically has a High school diploma or GED

  • Meet requirements for obtaining a D.O.D. Regional Contractor Badge

  • Meet requirements for access to US Navy/USCG bases and Controlled Industrial Areas


POSITION DEMANDS (Required Experience)

    • Previous experience using the U.S. Navy Tag-Out Program, Tag-Out Users Manual (TUM), and Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual (JFMM) (Shift Operations Management System (SOMS) experience a plus)

    • Familiar with WTC requirements contained within the JFMM

    • Prior ship testing and knowledge of shipyard activities

    • Ability to assist in developing testing plans and procedures with Test Engineer/Supervisor

    • Possess good interpersonal and communicative skills, both orally and written, for constant interaction with all shipboard departments and employee levels

    • Ability to read and comprehend work specifications, work orders, blueprints, and technical publications

    • Intermediate Level experience using MS Office software applications

    • 3 years supervisory experience in electrical or mechanical repair work

    • 2 years customer service related experience

    • Former U.S. Navy senior enlisted personnel and junior officers from the engineering, combat systems or aviation maintenance fields are well suited for this type of work

    • Regular, reliable attendance on-site  is an essential function of the job












Must be able to go on vessels






Visual Requirements: *



















                                    * Visual acuity, natural or corrected, sufficient to perform repetitive office tasks under normal lighting conditions
                                      such as writing, keyboarding, operating office equipment, and reading documents and drawings in paper form or
                                     displayed on a computer screen.

                                      ** 15 lbs.



  • Reports to the Senior Project Manager

  • Maintain an excellent working and communication relationship with Project Team Members, Production Team Managers, Foremen, Quality Assurance Department, teaming partners, and ship’s force.

  • Provides direct assistance to the Project Managers in support of production execution.

  • Maintain accurate and timely Work Authorization Forms (WAFs), WAF Log Index, and Work Authorization Training records

  • Instruct sub-contracted Repair Activities (RAs) about the U.S. Navy Work Authorization/WTC/Tag-Out Program; provide NAVSEA 110 required training.

  • Conduct training on and provide the Energy Control Program.

  • Provide customer service interface between sub-contracted RAs, SBS, and  the Ship

  • Review work specifications, U.S. Navy Drawings and NAVSEA Standard Items associated with submitted WAFs

  • Track WAF authorization and WAF closing process

  • Monitor WTC process; initiate WAF revisions and Tag-Out revisions as necessary

  • Write WAF status and progress reports as required by the Project Team

  • The ability to understand system integration and the impacts involving multiple system isolations.

  • Understand the CU Phase process and the ability to assign the correct phase on the associated WAF.

  • Understand the importance of work scheduling and shipyard integration.  Work with minimal supervision; anticipate potential conflicts; identify and provide solutions

  • Review WAF status progress reports and directs resolution of conflicting report information

  • Reply accurately to WTC and WAF process and procedure questions 

  • Set up WTC office on new projects

  • Act as RA for system/component isolation & tag-out IAW TUM

  • Assist in determining with Ships Force the initial tag-out required to completely isolate the system, piping, or circuit being worked on to prevent operation of a system or component from all stations that could exercise control

  • Desk PC or laptop w/monitor

  • Software: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; Adobe Acrobat Reader

  • Remote access to company LAN and Internet when assigned to a mobile location

  • Cell telephone when assigned to a mobile location

  • Frequent: Extended hours (1-4 hours per week)

  • Occasional: Weekend work; 2nd Shift work

  • Infrequent: Ride customer ship (1-3 days)

  • Infrequent: Travel to customer ship located out-of-area

  • Must be able to gain access to all work locations including government and private shipyards and/or vessels.


Regular, reliable attendance on-site is an essential function of the job. Must be willing to travel and have reliable transportation.  Must be a U.S. citizen and qualify for a Common Access Card (CAC) or DBIDS badge.  Must have reliable record of attendance and punctuality and be available for overtime as required.  Must be able to physically transit all areas of the facility.  Regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects or controls, and to talk and hear.  Must have good eye/hand coordination.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Must be familiar with working in a naval-ship-work-environment and be able to go aboard marine vessels and the drydock, climb ladders, work in tanks and confined spaces, and wear personal protective equipment.  These areas can be dirty, dusty, hot or cold, and noisy.


The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity.  At NASSCO Bremerton we anticipate making salary offers between the minimum and midpoint of salary range. Offers will be based on experience, abilities, and knowledge similar to the NASSCO Job being applied for NASSCO employees performing similar work.


Pay Range: $30.01-$40.44



• Comprehensive health offerings such as medical, dental, and vision

• Health Savings Account to cover you and your dependents

• Earn 120 hours per year of paid time off

• 8 Company paid Holidays

• 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match

• Life and accidental death insurance



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