Test Coordinator

Date: Mar 30, 2024

Location: Norfolk, VA, US, 23523

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

General Dynamics NASSCO is a proud member of the General Dynamics Marine Systems business unit. In addition to ship construction, our capabilities include advanced ship repair, conversion, and maintenance for both commercial and national defense assets. We encourage you to learn more about our open positions and how you can become part of the important and exciting work we do here at NASSCO. Come join our team! 

We currently have an exciting opportunity in our Engineering department. This position specifically is located in Norfolk, Virginia. We are looking for a Test Coordinator. The hours are 0700-1600.

 

Shift : ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance

  1. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND PURPOSE (Job Description)

 

The Test Coordinator is the primary interface between the Project Team and the Quality Assurance Directorate in the scheduling and conduct of all required testing, IAW the T&I Plan.  The Test Coordinator will maintain the Test Schedule, co-organize and integrate proper test conduct throughout all stages of repair and construction, dealing effectively with QA and Customer Representatives. Responsible for the development of all test documentation to include test procedures, reports, test plans, and other contract required test documentation for repair and construction test program.

 

 

  1. POSITION DEMANDS (Education/Training)
  • B.S. Degree and/or equivalent, with a minimum of 10 years desired experience, encompassing Repair and Construction Shipbuilding processes and procedures.

 

 

POSITION DEMANDS (Required Experience)

  • Proven experience in Propulsion Plant Systems, Centralized Control System operations, Diesel Generators and experience in managing ships, towards final completion phases, up to and including Sea Trials, Delivery, and Guarantee Period.
  • Possess strong Management skills in Cost Management, Scheduling and Planning, Personnel Management, QA and Safety awareness.
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with Customer and Regulatory Body requirements.
  • Preparing and giving briefs to large groups and individuals. 
  • Effective Leadership, Communication, and Team Building skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and utilization of Production processes, Methods and Technology.
  • Meet requirements for obtaining a D.O.D. Regional Contractor Badge
  • Meet requirements for access to US Navy/USCG bases and Controlled Industrial Areas

 

 

  1. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

 

Carrying

 

Lifting

X

Walking

X

Climbing

 

Pulling

X

Must be able to go on vessels

 

Crawling

X

Sitting

X

Visual Requirements: *

 

Crouching

X

Standing

 

 

X

Hearing

 

Stooping

 

Other:

 

Kneeling

X

Talking

 

 

                                    * Visual acuity 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.

 

 

  1. WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
  • Reports to the Test & WAF Manager
  • Professional working relationship with the QA Supervisor, Project Team members, Production
        Manager, and with key Production personnel such as Foremen and Lead Men.

 

 

  1. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Review the work items to determine what tests and inspections are required for a given Project
          work item, including checkpoints listed in applicable NAVSEA Standard Items as referenced by the
          Project work items.
  • Obtain a copy of and review the Test & Inspection (T&I) Plan from NASSCO Quality Assurance for
          each Project.
  • Obtain a copy of any special T&I requirements from the government for each Project’s work item.
  • Write and maintain a Test and Trials Schedule &Tracking Matrix.
  • Verify all Tests and Inspections for a given Project are completed satisfactorily and are properly
          documented in the T&I Plan.
  • Review the CFR database to verify all required test and inspection reports have been submitted
          and all accompanying required data and attachments are complete and the final tests and
          inspections are found Satisfactory.
  • Submit Work Completion Certification Report input data and T&I status to the Test & WAF
          Manager for each contractor-responsible work item.
  • Ensure all required DFSs are submitted and answered.

 

 

 

  1. ACCOUNTABILITY
  • On-time meeting of Project Milestones final completion of each Project.
  • All government-required tests and inspections are completed on time and with a score of
           Satisfactory.
  • All T&I Required Reports are submitted on time and answered by the government in a timely
           manner.

 

 

  1. STANDARD EQUIPMENT ISSUE
  • Laptop or Desk PC
  • 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

 

 

  1. UNIQUE/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • 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

 

General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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