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Retired or ex Military Welcomed. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

If you are a degreed engineer and have significant experience with Naval Design and Shipyard experience, or if you are a Qualified Tradesmen in Shipfitting, Pipefitting, Welding or Ship Electrician send your resume or contact info to

whardee@qedsysinc.com Engineering

ycoates@qedsysinc.com  Qualified Tradesmen

rhess@qedsysinc.com Planners Estimators

lpierce@qedsysinc.com Contracts Manager

 

 

 

Job Title: Planner/Estimator

 

Job Location: San Diego, CA

                         

Job Category: Planner/Estimator

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description:

Reports to the Supervisory Planner/Estimator.  Responsibilities include taking all ship’s force, Alteration Installation Team (AIT), and shipyard work, including service and repair routines, modernization and preventative maintenance actions, and presenting as work requirement statements at the SWLIN and Line Item level.  This is currently recognized as a prime function of the Planning Activity organization, and ultimately results in the development and issuance of an availability specific, integrated specification work package.  Provides detailed cost estimates, to the paragraph and trade level, for developed work specifications and new work written by planners.  Maintains and manages the cost estimating guide.  Must be experienced in NMD-R.  Candidate will also be responsible for quality review of planning products to ensure comprehensive definition of all aspects of the work request; including boundaries, scope, interferences, technical requirements, quality assurance requirements, material cost and ordering specifications, definition of trade skills necessary and detailed material and man hour cost estimates.  Applicant will be required to review engineering design plans, design concepts and proposals for adequacy, test specifications and fabrication and installation methods and processes.  This position requires a thorough understanding of the Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual (JFMM), ship repair planning and estimating requirements, U.S. Navy surface ship maintenance and modernization planning processes, use of the Navy Maintenance Database and use of the Validation, Screening and Brokering (VSB) automated information system.

 

Job Requirements:

The candidate must have five or more years experience with developing production planning documents and estimates for work executed at U.S. Navy depot level surface ship maintenance and modernization facilities. It is preferred that the candidate has experience including: planner, estimator or shipbuilding specialist roles at Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair commands, Regional Maintenance Centers, Navy Central Planning Activities, Planning for Engineering and Repair Activities, and public or private shipyards.

 

Security Clearance: The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Confidential security clearance and be able to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC).

 

EOE M/F

 

Job Contact information:

Leslie Burton

lburton@qedsysinc.com

Fax: 619-802-0022

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Job Title: Project Supervisor

                         

Job Location: Bremerton, WA

                         

Job Category: Engineering/Maintenance

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description:

Seeking a qualified individual experienced in project execution, project management, and work force supervision.  The individual will report directly to the Production Manager and will be responsible for the following: carrying out and maintaining project plans and schedules; tracking progress of work projects to both schedule and cost; maintaining schedules current; verifying the accuracy of Foreman reports regarding project plans and schedules; creating, utilizing, and analyzing project templates (including conducting critical path analysis, developing and comparing alternate schedules, and determining the impact of variables on project execution); maintaining multiple project plans and schedules simultaneously; preparing project status updates; and communicating project status updates to senior management personnel.  The candidate must be able to: comply with all applicable safety regulations; enforce safety regulations within the assigned work force; perform under industrial repair conditions; climb vertical and inclined ladders; and access confined spaces.

 

Job Requirements and Experience:

The candidate must have the following: a High School Diploma or equivalent; at least three years of supervisory experience while working on Navy ship systems; and at least six years of experience working in a trade on Navy ship systems.  The individual must: be knowledgeable of NAVSEA Standard Item requirements; have strong MS Project experience; be able to read, interpret, and follow blue prints, drawings, installation instructions, and technical manuals for all shipboard trades/skills; be able to clearly mark-up drawings to show deviations and changes effected; and be able to draft completion/trip reports.  Demonstrated skills in leadership, communications, and technical problem-solving are all vital to successfully carrying out the requirements of this position.

 

Security Clearance: The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.

 

EOE M/F

 

Job Contact information:

Larry (“Ray”) Bridges

lbridges@qedsysinc.com

Phone: 360-373-9551      

Fax: 360-377-4952

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Job Title: Progress-man / Scheduler / Project Analyst

 

Job Location: Bremerton, WA

 

Job Category: Engineering/Maintenance

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description:

Seeking a qualified individual experienced in work progressing, scheduling, and analyzing.  The individual will report directly to the Production Manager and will be responsible for the following: developing and maintaining project plans and schedules; tracking progress of work projects to both cost and schedule; maintaining schedules current; and verifying the accuracy of Foreman or Project Supervisor reports through frequent walk-throughs of shipboard projects.  The individual will participate in the following aspects of project planning and execution: developing Work Breakdown Structures (WBS); establishing work activities and integrating them into project plans and schedules; creating and utilizing project templates (including critical path analysis, alternate schedules, and variable impact projections); maintaining multiple project plans and schedules simultaneously; and coordinating with project personnel in order to prepare and provide project status updates to management personnel.

 

Job Requirements and Experience:

The candidate must: have at least three years of experience as a Scheduler and/or Progress-man (five years of experience is desired); be knowledgeable of (and have a good understanding of) the principles of management; have advanced administrative experience, with emphasis in MS Project; and have demonstrated administrative and financial skills.  It is highly desirable for the individual to demonstrate a good understanding of the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and have Navy shipboard experience.   The candidate must be able to: comply with all applicable safety regulations; perform under industrial repair conditions; climb vertical and inclined ladders; and access confined spaces.

 

Security Clearance: The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.

 

EOE M/F

 

Job Contact information:

Larry (“Ray”) Bridges

lbridges@qedsysinc.com

Phone: 360-373-9551      

Fax: 360-377-4952

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Job Title: Foreman

                         

Job Location: Bremerton, WA

                         

Job Category: Engineering/Maintenance

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description:

Seeking a qualified individual experienced in project execution and work force supervision.  The individual will report directly to a Project Supervisor or the Production Manager (depending on the project to which assigned), and will be responsible for the following: carrying out and maintaining project plans and schedules; tracking progress of work projects to both schedule and cost; maintaining schedules current; and preparing and providing project status updates to management personnel.  The candidate must be able to: comply with all applicable safety regulations; enforce safety regulations within the assigned work force; work under industrial repair conditions; work in confined spaces; climb vertical and inclined ladders; operate basic hand-held manual and power tools; and lift objects that weigh up to 50 pounds.

 

Job Requirements and Experience:

The candidate must have at least five years of ship repair experience as a Foreman and be able to supervise all assigned personnel, within any skill area, to accomplish basic ship or craft repair and modernization tasks.  The individual must: be knowledgeable of NAVSEA Standard Item requirements; be able to read, interpret, and follow blue prints, drawings, installation instructions, and technical manuals for all shipboard trades/skills; be able to clearly mark-up drawings to show deviations and changes effected; and be able to draft completion/trip reports.  Demonstrated skills in leadership, technical problem-solving, and communications are all vital to successfully carrying out the requirements of this position.  Experience in the use of MS Project is highly desired but not required.

 

Security Clearance: The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.

 

EOE M/F

 

Job Contact information:

Larry (“Ray”) Bridges

lbridges@qedsysinc.com

Phone: 360-373-9551      

Fax: 360-377-4952

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Job Title:                    Mechanic

 

Job Location:            Port Orchard, WA

 

Job Category:            Trade Skill

 

Job Status:                Full Time

 

Job Description: Qualified individual experienced in Outside Marine Mechanic applications.  The individual will report directly to the Foreman or Project Supervisor that is responsible for executing the project.  The candidate must be able to comply with all applicable safety regulations, work under industrial repair conditions, work in confined spaces, and climb vertical/inclined ladders.  The individual must be able to perform routine mechanical functions on any marine-related equipment or system (including disconnection, disassembly, resurfacing, fitting, reassembly, installation, and testing), operate basic hand-held manual and power tools, operate basic Machine Shop tools (such as drill press, grinder, band saw, iron worker, bearing press, etc.), and set up equipment and lay out work for basic machining operations.

 

Job Requirements/Skill Sets: The candidate must have either completed a three-year apprenticeship, or served for at least four years in the U.S. Navy or U.S. Coast Guard in a mechanical rating, or have at least five years working experience in the construction or repair of ships.  The individual must also be able to read, interpret, and follow blue prints, drawings, and technical manuals.  A SECRET Security Clearance is highly desired but is not required.

 

All applicants must provide a resume and be able to pass drug screening.

 

EOE M/F

 

Job Contact information: Ray Bridges, lbridges@qedsysinc.com, 360-689-9912, 360-377-4952 (fax)

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Job Title:                    General Laborer

 

Job Location:            Port Orchard, WA

 

Job Category:            Trade Skill

 

Job Status:                Full Time

 

Job Description: Qualified individual experienced in general labor applications.  The individual will report directly to the Foreman or Project Supervisor that is responsible for executing the project.  The candidate must be able to do the following:  comply with all applicable safety regulations, work under industrial repair conditions, work in confined spaces, climb vertical/inclined ladders, perform Fire Watch duties for hot work operations, move heavy/bulky items by hand / hand truck / dolly, open crates/boxes using crow bars or other tools, cut metal banding strips using shears, stack or arrange boxes / metal plates / pipes / cartons / parts / supplies / manufactured parts (as directed), dispose of packing materials, use hand/power tools and equipment, prepare surfaces for painting and preservation, paint/preserve surfaces / structures / manufactured items, assist shop/project teams as a general helper, clean job sites or the shop and dispose of trash.

 

Job Requirements/Skill Sets: It is highly desirable that the candidate have at least some Navy shipboard experience.  A SECRET Security Clearance is desired but not required.

 

All applicants must provide a resume and be able to pass drug screening.

 

EOE M/F

 

Job Contact information: Ray Bridges, lbridges@qedsysinc.com, 360-689-9912, 360-377-4952 (fax)

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Job Title:                    Electrician

 

Job Location:            Port Orchard, WA

 

Job Category:            Trade Skill

 

Job Status:                Full Time

 

Job Description: Qualified individual experienced in Marine Electrical applications.  The individual will report directly to the Foreman or Project Supervisor that is responsible for executing the project.  The candidate must be able to comply with all applicable safety regulations, work under industrial repair conditions, work in confined spaces, and climb vertical/inclined ladders.  The individual must be able to install / alter / repair / troubleshoot / maintain / test / operate any marine-related electrical equipment or system (such as distribution panels, console wiring, instrumentation wiring, control switches/wiring, power supplies, and lighting), lay out work, determine material needs, select load / cable / conduit sizes, determine power sources, choose wire gauge, determine type/size of panels, calculate voltage / ampere / resistance requirements to determine size/type of materials required (such as controls, switches, distribution panels, fuses, etc.) for a specific project/test, use various electrical/electronic measuring instruments/devices (such as voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, power analyzers, etc.), and conduct shipboard surveys to determine material / labor skills / time required to effect repairs / alterations / modifications to electrical systems/equipment.

 

Job Requirements/Skill Sets: The candidate must have either completed a three-year apprenticeship, or served for at least four years in the U.S. Navy or U.S. Coast Guard as an Electrician, or have at least five years working experience as a Marine Electrician in the construction or repair of ships.  The individual must also be able to read, interpret, and follow blue prints, drawings, and technical manuals.  A SECRET Security Clearance is highly desired but is not required.

 

All applicants must provide a resume and be able to pass drug screening.

 

EOE M/F

 

Job Contact information: Ray Bridges, lbridges@qedsysinc.com, 360-373-9551, 360-377-4952 (fax)

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Job Title:                    Welder

 

Job Location:            Port Orchard, WA

 

Job Category:            Trade Skill

 

Job Status:                Full Time

 

Job Description: Qualified individual experienced in Welding and/or Brazing applications.  The individual will report directly to the Foreman or Project Supervisor that is responsible for executing the project.  The candidate must be able to comply with all applicable safety regulations, work under industrial repair conditions, work in confined spaces, and climb vertical/inclined ladders.  The individual must be able to join metal components together through the process of welding or brazing in both shop and shipboard environments, lay out work to be accomplished, select materials required to accomplish removals / installations / repairs / alterations, and cut / burn / grind surfaces (as directed).

 

Job Requirements/Skill Sets: The candidate must successfully demonstrate the skills and ability to certify to QED Weld Procedures for Steel (mandatory) and Aluminum (desired) base metals.  The individual must also be able to read, interpret, and follow blue prints or technical drawings and understand associated welding symbols.  A SECRET Security Clearance is highly desired but is not required.

 

All applicants must provide a resume and be able to pass drug screening.

 

EOE M/F

 

Job Contact information: Ray Bridges, lbridges@qedsysinc.com, 360-689-9912, 360-377-4952 (fax)

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Job Title:         Design Supervisor, Designer I; Designer II; Designer III

 

Job Location:  Virginia Beach

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Job Category: Engineering Maintenance

 

Job Status:   Full Time: Hull, Mechanical, or Electrical (HM&E) disciplines.

 

Job Description: Academic Requirements: All personnel in this group must be graduates of a high school, trade or industrial school, or correspondence school where, as a minimum, credits were received in all of the following: algebra, plane geometry, trigonometry, drafting and physics. Resumes of applicants shall show that the above required courses have been taken, (give name of the school and date course was completed if different than school of graduation), and name of school and date of graduation. Completion of 18 semester credits of formal education in an engineering related curriculum above the high school level such as calculus, physics, metallurgy, structures, IC circuits, etc., may be substituted for one year of general work experience.

 

Job Requirements/skill sets:

1. Specialized Experience Requirements in area of assigned cognizance: Creditable experience includes: Responsibility for preparation of and modification and development of engineering drawings using industry software (ACAD, Office, etc.) with knowledge and experience working with Technical Specification 9090-600, 909-100, 9090-310, General Specification for Overhaul S9AA0-AB-GOS-010/GSO, and NAVSEA Standard Items. Make engineering investigations to gather data for use in plan preparation, engineering reports, test agenda, etc. Responsible for making necessary calculations, diagrams, and analysis to develop plans, reports, etc. proposed by himself or others.

2. General Experience Requirements: Creditable experience includes: Progressively more difficult structural, mechanical, electrical or electronic drafting with a corresponding decrease in direct supervision.

3. Design drafting involving judgment in recommending alternative designs or materials and in planning or conceiving engineering systems, structures, machinery, electrical or electronic installations in order to satisfy performance, economy, safety, size, strength, durability and maintainability factors.

4. Technical responsibility for workability, economy of design, and a good background knowledge of new practices relative to manufacturing and shipboard installation techniques.

5. Review responsibility for the review and checking of engineering drawings for completeness, adequacy, and compliance with instructions and appropriate standards and specifications.

6. Layout responsibility for actual drafting layout work.

7. Naval progressive design experience in the Naval Ship design field within the last five (5) years involving design and working plan development for construction, conversion, modernization or alteration of U.S. Naval Ships (does not include maritime ship design) in the specialty required herein.

 

Security Requirements:

 

U.S. citizenship required. Must meet and maintain eligibility for U.S. confidential clearance and be able to access military facilities, naval shipyards, and private shipyards.

 

Job Contact information:

Email:  drue@qedsysinc.com; Design Manager

 

EOE M/F

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Job Title: Shipboard Marine Electrician

                         

Job Location: National City, CA

                         

Job Category: Tradesmen

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description:

Local marine engineering firm has openings for qualified individuals experienced in marine electrical applications. Active duty shipboard or civilian shipyard experience in any electrical trade is highly desired. Experience with multi-pin connectors, fiber optic connections, and cableways is a plus. Must be able to work aboard ships and under industrial repair conditions following all safety regulations.

 

JOB DUTIES:

Specific Duties and Responsibilities include:

- Installation, alteration, repair, troubleshooting, maintenance, testing, and operation of electrical equipment or systems, such as distribution panels, console wiring, instrumentation wiring, control switches/wiring, power supplies, and lighting.

- Lay out work, determine material needs, select load/cable/conduit sizes, determine power sources, choose wire gauge, and determine type and size of panels.

- Use electrical or electronic measuring instruments and devices, such as voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, and Frequency Testing equipment.

 

Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen and be eligible for a government security clearance.

A current or recent SECRET Security Clearance is a plus, and prior to hire all applicants must submit Security Form SF-86 (which will be provided). 

All applicants must provide a resume.

All applicants must be eligible for rapid gate credential, pass a drug screening and background check.

 

EOE M/F

 

Job Contact Information:

Q.E.D. Systems, Inc.

1010 West 19th Street

National City, CA 91950

619-802-0020

Fax 619-802-0022

Email: lburton@qedsysinc.com

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Job Title: Maritime Industry Tradesmen

 

Job Location: Hampton Roads, VA

 

Job Category: Various Trades

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description: Five years experience preferred but not required.

 

Job Requirements/skill sets: Looking for candidates for the following maritime industry trades: Ship Fitter, Welder, Pipe Fitter, Electrician, Outside Machinist, HFC Mechanic, Sheet Metal Mechanic, Painter and Laborer. Ideal candidates must be able to read and interpret blue prints and shall possess the knowledge, skills and abilities required of the trade. Utilize appropriate trade methods and processes to complete assigned tasks. Must be able to provide basic hand tools. Must be a U.S. Citizen, be eligible for a government security clearance and possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Alcohol/drug testing and background investigations required before hiring.

 

Job Contact information: fax (757-855-4063) or e-mail (ahunter@qedsysinc.com)

 

EOE M/F

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Job Title: Program Manager

 

Job Location: Norfolk/Virginia Beach area

 

Job Category: Technical Services

 

Job Status: Full-Time

 

Job Description: Serve as Program Manager (PM) in support of a multi-year Navy contract, for Watercraft Operations Support, responsible for testing, operation, maintenance and repair of electrical/electronic systems on small craft. PM will be responsible for the management of all aspects of contract performance, including customer interface, quality, financial, schedule, and reporting.

 

Position Requirements:

 

            Education: B.S. in Business or Managerial Field

 

Experience:

PM must have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in Program Management and a minimum of five (5) years of experience with military small watercraft

 

Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) desired, but not required.

 

Job Contact information: Email, Phone number, Fax – Please send resume to QED Systems, Inc. Attention: Robert Council rcouncil@qedsysinc.com 757 490-5122 Ext 5477

 

EOE M/F

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Job Title:  Planner/Estimator

 

Job Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia

 

Job Category: i.e.  Engineering

 

Job Status:  Full Time

 

Job Description:

The candidate will have experience in planning and estimating the accomplishment of ship/craft repairs and alterations, including equipment removal and installation. Candidate must be a self-starter and have the ability to work in a dynamic working environment.

The position requires significant knowledge and experience with reviewing work specifications, engineering drawings and NAVSEA standard items in order to provide both labor and material estimates. Safety and quality requirements must be included in the estimates therefore the candidate shall have a working knowledge of quality and safety requirements as they apply to Navy ship repair and modification work.

 

Job Requirements/skill sets:

Candidate should have at least six (5) years of experience in the marine industry estimating cost for shipboard industrial work using specifications and related drawings, have HM&E experience and be familiar with NAVSEA standard items. The candidate should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products with substantial experience working with Excel.

The candidate must possess excellent communication skills to coordinate with project managers, engineering staff and material vendors. The candidate should have the ability and willingness to travel within the continental U.S., this travel (less than 5%) would include travel to customer sites and potentially shipboard checks to determine exact component locations and other installation conditions. The candidate must maintain a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

 

Education:

The candidate must be a high school graduate.  Candidate shall also have at least two (2) years of education in a technical/vocational school, apprentice training, or equivalent.

 

Security Clearance: Candidate will currently possess or be eligible for a secret government security clearance.

 

EOE M/F: QED is an equal opportunity employer

 

Please submit resumes to rhess@qedsysinc.com

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Job Title:  Material Specialist

Job Location:  Commander Naval Air Forces Pacific (CNAP) Warehouse, Fife, WA

Job Category:  Logistics

Job Status:  Full Time

Job Description:  Q.E.D. Systems, Inc. is presently seeking a Material Specialist to support Commander Naval Air Forces Pacific (CNAP) Warehouse operations team performing work under the Real-time Reutilization Asset Management (RRAM) program.  Job Requirements/skill sets:

  • Minimum of eight years of logistics experience with a working knowledge of Navy Supply System warehouse practices and procedures.
  • Duties involve receipt, screening and processing excess government materials (mechanical, piping, electrical and electronic) identification.
  • Automated program screening and supply processing support.
  • Excess scrap material program support.
  • Real-time Reutilization Asset Management (RRAM) program support
  • Qualified forklift operator.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Must be a US citizen, pass a drug screening and background check
  • Knowledge of engineering components (valves, fittings, etc.) is preferred.
  • An active government security clearance is required.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

EEO M/F

Job Contact Information:  Email djack@qedsysinc.com

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Job Title: Logistics Manager

 

Job Location: Virginia Beach, VA

 

Job Category: Engineering Services

 

Job Status: Full-Time

 

Job Description: The Logistics Manager will organizationally report to the Director of Engineering Services and will be responsible for managing all aspects of the QED logistics organization, including: logistics product development, project manning and  management, and customer communication and interface. Specific organizational functions will include: logistics engineering, material management, warehousing, supply support, training, technical data, and maintenance planning.

 

The Logistics Manager will be responsible for workforce development and training, obtaining and maintaining required logistics certifications, and for developing and maintaining logistics capabilities necessary to support future logistics contract requirements. Additionally, the Logistics Manager will be responsible for managing and overseeing current logistics projects/contracts and supporting Business Development in obtaining new logistics projects/contracts. The Logistics Manager will also be responsible for managing and overseeing Logistics Project/Product Leads/Managers, relative to project manning, costs, schedule, and quality control.

 

Position Requirements:

 

Education:

B.S. in Engineering, or an equivalent technically related field

 

Experience:

The Logistics Manager must have a minimum of twenty (20) years of experience in logistics supporting various military customers/programs, including the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, or the U.S. Army, for ships and/or boats, with at least ten (10) years of experience in logistics management. Logistics experience must include both systems acquisition and life-cycle support, and represent all Integrated Product Support elements. The Logistics Manager must have in-depth knowledge of logistics product development tools, standards, and processes.

 

Job Contact information: Email, Phone number, Fax – Please send resume to Q.E.D. Systems, Inc. Attention: Robert Council at rcouncil@qedsysinc.com 757 490-5122 Ext 5477

EOE M/F

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Job Title: Program Manager – Army Watercraft

 

Job Location: Virginia Beach, VA

 

Job Category: Management

 

Job Status: Full-time

 

Job Description: Qualified individual to serve as Program Manager (PM) for a multi-year/multi-million dollar Army Watercraft Systems Support contract, for program support, engineering, logistics, configuration management and installation services. PM will serve as the primary company POC for all contract matters, including contract administration, reporting, meetings, tasking efforts, subcontractor oversight and customer communications. PM will be responsible for managing and controlling program costs, schedules and manning requirements.

 

Job Requirements/skill sets: Must have a minimum of 20-years of experience in ship and boat acquisition, maintenance and modernization, with a minimum of 10-years of experience serving in a Program Manager/Deputy PM capacity. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are required. Proficiencies in Microsoft Project and EVMS are desired. DoD Security Clearance is required. Knowledge of and experience with Army Watercraft is preferred. General knowledge of Government contracting is required. Familiarization with ABS, SOLAS and CFR 46 requirements is necessary.

 

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an engineering or managerial field. PMP certification is desired.

 

Job Contact information: Email, Phone number, Fax – Please send resume to QED Systems, Inc. Attention: Robert Council rcouncil@qedsysinc.com 757 490-5122 Ext 5477

 

EOE M/F

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Job Title: Maritime Industry Tradesmen

 

Job Location: Hampton Roads, VA

 

Job Category: Various Trades

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description: Five years experience preferred but not required.

 

Job Requirements/skill sets: Looking for candidates for the following maritime industry trades: Ship Fitter, Welder, Pipe Fitter, Electrician, Sheet Metal Mechanic (Shipboard Habitability experience preferred), Painter and Laborer. Ideal candidates must be able to read and interpret blue prints and shall possess the knowledge, skills and abilities required of the trade. Utilize appropriate trade methods and processes to complete assigned tasks. Must be able to provide basic hand tools. Must be a U.S. Citizen, be eligible for a government security clearance and possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Alcohol/drug testing and background investigations required before hiring.

 

Job Contact information: fax (757-855-4063) or e-mail (hritchie@qedsysinc.com)

 

EOE M/F

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Job Title:        QA Specialist, NDT Inspector, or Paint Inspector

 

Job Location:          Port Orchard, WA

 

Job Category:         Quality Assurance (QA)

 

Job Status:    Full Time

 

Job Description:  Act as a Quality Assurance Inspector.  The individual will report directly to the Quality Assurance (QA) Manager and will be responsible for conducting various types of inspections, reviewing and updating Test and Inspection Plans (TIPs) at various job sites, and coordinating with the QA Manager to ensure required inspections are conducted in a timely manner to support continuing Production efforts.  The individual must have a willingness to obtain additional Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) or Paint Inspection certifications in the future.

 

Job Requirements / Skill Sets:  The candidate must be a U.S. citizen, have a High School Diploma or equivalent, possess a valid Driver License, have reliable transportation, be able to climb vertical/inclined ladders to gain access to various shipboard spaces, be physically able to work aboard ship under varying environmental conditions (heat, humidly, temperature variance), comply with all safety regulations, and meet eligibility requirements for a Government Security Clearance.  The candidate must also be able to thoroughly understand Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Standard Item requirements, read and interpret drawings and technical documents, and understand documentation associated with NDT and/or Paint Inspections.  Shipboard experience is preferred, and experience or certification in NDT Visual Inspection Testing (VT), Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT), Magnetic Particle Testing (MT), and/or Paint Inspection (NBPI, NACE, or PCI) is a definite plus.

 

All applicants must provide a resume, be eligible for a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) credential, pass a drug screening test, and pass a background check.

 

 

Job Contact information: Wendy Robinson, wrobinson@qedsysinc.com, 360-373-9551, 360-377-4952 (fax)

 

EOE M/F:  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and offer competitive wages.

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Job Title: Deputy Program Manager

 

Job Location: Warren, MI area

 

Job Category: Management

 

Job Status: Full-time (preferred)

 

Job Description: Will serve as Deputy Program Manager (DPM) for a multi-year/multi- million dollar Army Watercraft Systems Technical Support contract for program management, engineering, logistics, configuration management, and shipboard installation services. The DPM will report directly to the Program Manager (PM) and serve as the primary company representative with the customer (TACOM PD-AWS) for contract matters relating to IPT participation, task planning meetings, task kick-off meetings, customer briefings, general liaison, and in-process reviews (IPRs)

 

Job Requirements/skill sets: Must have a minimum of 10-years of experience in ship and boat acquisition, maintenance and modernization, with a minimum of 5-years of experience serving as a DPM and/or Project Management capacity. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are required. Proficiencies in Microsoft Project and EVMS are desired. DoD Security Clearance is required. Knowledge of Army Watercraft preferred. General knowledge of Government contracting is required. Familiarization with ABS, SOLAS and CFR 46 is desired.

 

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in engineering or business management.

 

Job Contact information: Email, Phone number, Fax – Please send resume to QED Systems, Inc. Attention: Robert Council rcouncil@qedsysinc.com 757 490-5122 Ext 5477

 

EOE M/F

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Job Title:  Engineering Technician (Ship Checker)

 

Job Location:  San Diego, CA

                         

Job Category:  Engineering Technician

 

Job Status:  Full Time

 

Job Description:

Reports to the West Coast Ship Check Supervisor in the Q.E.D. Systems, Inc. Third Party Planning (TPP) Execution Division.  Responsible for conducting ship checks onboard naval vessels, in direct support of advanced planning work specification development.  Will utilize applicable drawings and references to conduct ship checks onboard Naval Vessels, validate provided Work Notifications, determine the scope of repairs, and provide an advanced planner with amplifying information to aid in work specification development.  Will also identify shipboard interferences and any other special circumstances that will impact the planning process and work specification development.  Will document these ship checks with detailed information and photographs on an approved ship check form in Portable Document Format (PDF).

 

Job Requirements:

The candidate must have extensive knowledge of shipboard structural, mechanical, piping and electrical systems and understand Navy shipboard compartmentation lay-out.  The candidate must have the ability to read, understand and validate a Work Notification and to determine the scope of work contained within that Work Notification.  The candidate must be familiar with Standard Drawing Indexes, Navy Standard Drawings, blueprints, system diagrams, Navy acronyms, and other technical publications and references.  The candidate must have the ability to conduct research and determine the correct reference and/or drawing required for the scope of work identified in the Work Notification.  The candidate must also have physical ability to climb ladders, transit decks and perform work onboard Naval Vessels.  Approximately 10% overseas travel may be required.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office and ADOBE programs including word processing, databases and spreadsheets is desired.

 

Security Clearance: 

No security clearance is required for this position, however the candidate must be able to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC) and/or Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) credential to allow Naval installation access.

EOE M/F

 

Job Contact information:

Leslie Burton

lburton@qedsysinc.com

Fax: 619-802-0022

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Job Title:         QA Specialist, NDT Inspector and Paint Inspector

Job Location:  Pearl City, HI

Job Category: Quality Assurance (QA)

Job Status:      Full Time

 

Job Description: 

Act as a Quality Assurance Inspector.  The individual will report directly to the Area Manager and will be responsible for conducting various types of inspections, reviewing and updating Test and Inspection Plans (TIPs) at various job sites, and coordinating with the Area Manager to ensure required inspections are conducted in a timely manner to support continuing Production efforts.  The individual must have a willingness to obtain additional Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) or Paint Inspection certifications in the future.

 

Job Requirements / Skill Sets: 

The candidate must be a U.S. citizen, have a High School Diploma or equivalent, possess a valid Driver License, have reliable transportation, be able to climb vertical/inclined ladders to gain access to various shipboard spaces, be physically able to work aboard ship under varying environmental conditions (heat, humidly, temperature variance), comply with all safety regulations, and meet eligibility requirements for a Government Security Clearance.  The candidate must also be able to thoroughly understand Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Standard Item requirements, read and interpret drawings and technical documents, and understand documentation associated with NDT and/or Paint Inspections.  Shipboard experience is preferred, and experience or certification in NDT Visual Inspection Testing (VT), Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT), Magnetic Particle Testing (MT), and/or Paint Inspection (NBPI, NACE, or PCI) is a definite plus.

 

All applicants must provide a resume, be eligible for a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) credential, pass a drug screening test, and pass a background check.

 

Job Contact information:

Renee Protacio, rprotacio@qedsysinc.com, (808) 484-5616 ext. #3, (808) 484-5615 (fax)

 

EOE M/F:  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and offer competitive wages.

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Job Title:                    Shipboard Marine Electrician                        

Job Location:            Honolulu, HI                  

Job Category:            Tradesmen

Job Status:                Full Time

Job Description:  Local marine engineering firm has openings for qualified individuals experienced in marine electrical applications. Active duty shipboard or civilian shipyard experience in any electrical trade is highly desired. Experience with multi-pin connectors, fiber optic connections, and cableways is a plus. Must be able to work aboard ships and under industrial repair conditions following all safety regulations.

 

JOB DUTIES:

Specific Duties and Responsibilities include:

- Installation, alteration, repair, troubleshooting, maintenance, testing, and operation of electrical equipment or systems, such as distribution panels, console wiring, instrumentation wiring, control switches/wiring, power supplies, and lighting.

- Lay out work, determine material needs, select load/cable/conduit sizes, determine power sources, choose wire gauge, and determine type and size of panels.

- Use electrical or electronic measuring instruments and devices, such as voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, and Frequency Testing equipment.

 

All applicants must provide a resume, be eligible for a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) credential, pass a drug screening test, and pass a background check.

 

Job Contact information:

Renee Protacio, rprotacio@qedsysinc.com, (808) 484-5616 ext. #3, (808) 484-5615 (fax)

 

EOE M/F:  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and offer competitive wages.

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Job Title:                    Marine Mechanic

Job Location: Honolulu, HI

Job Category:            Tradesmen

Job Status:                Full Time

Job Description: Qualified individual experienced in Outside Marine Mechanic applications.  The individual will report directly to the Foreman or Project Supervisor that is responsible for executing the project.  The candidate must be able to comply with all applicable safety regulations, work under industrial repair conditions, work in confined spaces, and climb vertical/inclined ladders.  The individual must be able to perform routine mechanical functions on any marine-related equipment or system (including disconnection, disassembly, resurfacing, fitting, reassembly, installation, and testing), operate basic hand-held manual and power tools, operate basic Machine Shop tools (such as drill press, grinder, band saw, iron worker, bearing press, etc.), and set up equipment and lay out work for basic machining operations.

 

Job Requirements/Skill Sets: The candidate must have either completed a three-year apprenticeship, or served for at least four years in the U.S. Navy or U.S. Coast Guard in a mechanical rating, or have at least five years working experience in the construction or repair of ships.  The individual must also be able to read, interpret, and follow blue prints, drawings, and technical manuals. 

 

All applicants must provide a resume, be eligible for a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) credential, pass a drug screening test, and pass a background check.

 

Job Contact information:

Renee Protacio, rprotacio@qedsysinc.com, (808) 484-5616 ext. #3, (808) 484-5615 (fax)

 

EOE M/F:  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and offer competitive wages.

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Job Title:                     Pipefitter/Welder

Job Location:            Honolulu, HI

Job Category:            Tradesmen

Job Status:                Full Time

Job Description: Qualified individual experienced in Welding and/or Brazing applications.  The individual will report directly to the Foreman or Project Supervisor that is responsible for executing the project.  The candidate must be able to comply with all applicable safety regulations, work under industrial repair conditions, work in confined spaces, and climb vertical/inclined ladders.  The individual must be able to join metal components together through the process of welding or brazing in both shop and shipboard environments, lay out work to be accomplished, select materials required to accomplish removals / installations / repairs / alterations, and cut / burn / grind surfaces (as directed).

 

Job Requirements/Skill Sets: The candidate must successfully demonstrate the skills and ability to certify to QED Weld Procedures for Steel (mandatory) and Aluminum (desired) base metals.  The individual must also be able to read, interpret, and follow blue prints or technical drawings and understand associated welding symbols. 

 

All applicants must provide a resume, be eligible for a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) credential, pass a drug screening test, and pass a background check.

 

Job Contact information:

Renee Protacio, rprotacio@qedsysinc.com, (808) 484-5616 ext. #3, (808) 484-5615 (fax)

 

EOE M/F:  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and offer competitive wages

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Job Title:                    General Laborer

Job Location: Honolulu, HI

Job Category:            Tradesmen

Job Status:                Full Time

Job Description: Qualified individual experienced in general labor applications.  The individual will report directly to the Foreman or Project Supervisor that is responsible for executing the project.  The candidate must be able to do the following:  comply with all applicable safety regulations, work under industrial repair conditions, work in confined spaces, climb vertical/inclined ladders, perform Fire Watch duties for hot work operations, move heavy/bulky items by hand / hand truck / dolly, open crates/boxes using crow bars or other tools, cut metal banding strips using shears, stack or arrange boxes / metal plates / pipes / cartons / parts / supplies / manufactured parts (as directed), dispose of packing materials, use hand/power tools and equipment, prepare surfaces for painting and preservation, paint/preserve surfaces / structures / manufactured items, assist shop/project teams as a general helper, clean job sites or the shop and dispose of trash.

 

All applicants must provide a resume, be eligible for a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) credential, pass a drug screening test, and pass a background check.

 

Job Contact information:

Renee Protacio, rprotacio@qedsysinc.com, (808) 484-5616 ext. #3, (808) 484-5615 (fax)

 

EOE M/F:  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and offer competitive wages

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Job Title:                    Production Manager

Job Location: Pearl City, HI

Job Category:            Engineering/Maintenance

Job Status:                Full Time

 

Job Description:

The candidate will be a direct report to the Operations Manager in Pearl City, Hawaii and will provide direction and guidance to additional support Managers as assigned.  The candidate will ensure corporate technical and quality standards and contractual requirements are met; improved approaches and methods are considered; and process commonality is introduced.  The candidate is responsible for ensuring that the required resources are provided to ensure project performance, safety, schedule, quality, cost and profit requirements are met.  The candidate will manage complex naval engineering and technical maintenance projects as assigned and will provide management, supervision and oversight of projects related to U.S. Navy, Army, Coast Guard and commercial surface ship repair and modernization.  The candidate will have the ability to plan, organize, and direct multi-disciplined engineering, professional and technical personnel while successfully achieving project objectives.  The candidate will define, analyze, and interpret project data to ensure timely production of quality project deliverables and resolution of complex issues related to project implementation and operation.  The candidate will manage project internal and external communication at all points of customer interface.

 

Job Requirements and Experience:

The candidate must have a Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering field or at least 5 years of experience in the field of naval marine engineering and/or ship maintenance on U.S Navy vessels.  Preferred experience includes management, supervisory or production controller roles at Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair commands, Regional Maintenance Centers and experience with public or private shipyards at the tradesman or shop level.  Practical knowledge and experience in the fields of financial management, funds administration, earned value management and personnel management, including performance evaluations, is also preferred.

 

All applicants must provide a resume, be eligible for a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) credential, pass a drug screening test, and pass a background check.

 

Job Contact information:

Renee Protacio, rprotacio@qedsysinc.com, (808) 484-5616 ext. #3, (808) 484-5615 (fax)

 

EOE M/F:  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and offer competitive wages

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Job Title: NDT/QA Specialist

 

Job Location: Hampton Roads, VA

 

Job Category: Quality

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description: Act as Level III NDT Examiner for UT, other NDT methods (VT, PT) Level II or III a plus. Have the ability to author control work packages and quality work books.

 

Job Requirements/skill sets: Candidate must be able to read and interpret drawings and technical documents. Must be able to qualify to Level III NDT Examiner in VT, PT, MT and UT. Experience in writing work packages and quality work books for NSWC a plus. Review and monitor test and inspection plans at various job sites. Must be a U.S. Citizen, be eligible for a government security clearance, and possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Alcohol/drug testing and background investigations required before hiring.

 

Job Contact information: fax (757-855-4063) or e-mail (tgibbs@qedsysinc.com)    EOE M/F

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Job Title: Production Planner/Advance Planning Manager 

 

Job Location: San Diego, CA

                         

Job Category: Engineering/Maintenance

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description:

The candidate will be a direct report to the Senior Production Planner/Advanced Planning Manager. Provides continuous interface with the customer in regards to assigned work and ensuring work is properly scheduled to meet required planning milestones.  Leads effort for developing metrics, advance planning reports, Lessons Learned Best Practices, and WEB based work package delivery system. Develops project production schedules required to meet established delivery dates for tasks related to U.S. Navy surface ship repair and modernization planning, material procurement, and availability planning services. Manages project efforts associated with both planning product and availability work package development. Monitors contractor resource capacity and existing work load; schedules work flow and establishes sequences for all assigned tasks. Identifies and applies additional resources to mitigate planning issues that may negatively impact attainment of established product delivery dates or subsequent delays to the planning process. Monitors performance measurements, by port and ship, to maintain planning product quality control, promotes continuous product improvement, and increased efficiencies in product development. Position requires a thorough understanding of the Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual ship repair planning and estimating requirements, U. S. Navy surface ship maintenance and modernization planning processes, use of the Navy Maintenance Database and use of the Validation, Screening, and Brokering automated information system.

 

Job Requirements and Experience:

Five to seven years managing U.S. Navy depot level surface ship maintenance planning and estimating functions and/or availability work package development. Preferred experience includes management, supervisory, or production controller roles at Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair commands, Regional Maintenance Centers, Navy Central Planning Activities, Planning for Engineering and Repair Activities, and public or private shipyards at the tradesman or shop level. Experience as a Naval Supervising Authority Project Manager is also preferred.

 

Security Clearance: The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.

EOE M/F

 

Job Contact information:

Leslie Burton

lburton@qedsysinc.com

Fax: 619-802-0022

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Job Title:                    Ship Fitter

 

Job Location:            Port Orchard, WA

 

Job Category:            Trade Skill

 

Job Status:                Full Time

 

Job Description: Qualified individual experienced in Ship Fitter applications.  The individual will report directly to the Foreman or Project Supervisor that is responsible for executing the project.  The candidate must be able to comply with all applicable safety regulations, work under industrial repair conditions, work in confined spaces, and climb vertical/inclined ladders.  The individual must be able to lay out shell, deck and bulkhead plates, I beams, channel bar, angle bar, and various foundation structures and other parts.  Must be able to make rolls, bends, flanges, cuts and otherwise shape plates, beams and other heavy metal structural shapes using shop machinery and tools. 

 

Job Requirements/Skill Sets: The candidate must successfully demonstrate the skills and ability to install and fit parts on ship.  Locate position of pieces by references to water lines, center lines, frame lines, buttock lines and other reference points.  Set parts in proper position with assistance from Rigger.  Align and adjust parts using jacks, turnbuckles, shorting, saddles, clips wedges, mauls and hammers.  Line up parts for welding or riveting, install temporary fasteners a required.  Mark holes to be drilled.  Install packing, gaskets, liners and similar items where necessary.  Straighten distorted parts using heating torches, mauls and sledge hammers.  Remove and repair or replace damaged parts of ships structure.  The individual must also be able to read, interpret, and follow blue prints or technical drawings.  A SECRET Security Clearance is highly desired but is not required.

 

All applicants must provide a resume and be able to pass drug screening.

 

EOE M/F

 

Job Contact information: Ray Bridges, lbridges@qedsysinc.com, 360-689-9912, 360-377-4952 (fax)

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Job Title:         Maintenance Planner/Estimator

                         

Job Location: QED Systems, Incorporated

                          4646 N Witchduck Road

                          Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455

                         

Job Category:            Engineering

 

Job Status:      Full Time

 

Job Description:

 

The candidate will have experience in planning and estimating the accomplishment of ship/craft repairs and alterations, including equipment removal and installation. Candidate must be a self-starter and have the ability to work in a dynamic working environment.

 

The position requires significant knowledge and experience with reviewing work specifications, engineering drawings and NAVSEA standard items in order to provide both labor and material estimates. Safety and quality requirements must be included in the estimates therefore the candidate shall have a working knowledge of quality and safety requirements as they apply to Navy ship repair and modification work.

 

Candidate will have experience and ability to:

Job Requirements/skill sets:

 

Candidate shall have at least five (5) years of experience in the marine industry estimating cost for shipboard industrial work using specifications and related drawings, have shipboard hull, mechanical, and electrical experience and be familiar with NAVSEA standard items. The candidate should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Substantial experience working with Naval Maintenance Database (NMD) is required.

The ideal candidate shall also possess:

The candidate must possess excellent communication skills to coordinate with project managers, engineering staff and material vendors. The candidate should have the ability and willingness to travel within the continental U.S., this travel (less than 5%) would include travel to customer sites and potentially shipboard checks to determine exact component locations and other installation conditions. The candidate must maintain a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

 

Education:

 

The candidate must be a high school graduate.  Candidate shall also have at least two (2) years of education in a technical/vocational school, apprentice training, or equivalent.

Security Clearance:

 

Candidate will currently possess or be able to obtain a SECRET Government security clearance.

 

        Travel: Infrequent out of area travel.  Periodic local travel for ship checks. 

EOE M/F: QED is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job Contact Information: Submit resume for this position by email to contactus@qedsysinc.com.

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Job Title: Subcontracts Administrator

                         

Job Location: QED Systems, Incorporated

                           4646 N. Witchduck Road

                           Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455

                         

Job Category: Management

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description:

 

The candidate is responsible for managing all phases of QED subcontracts established with commercial companies. The scope of these duties includes ensuring the QED Subcontractor Management Plan is followed.

 

Job Duties:

  • Writing of Subcontracting Agreements.
  • Maintaining overall administration of subcontracts. Develops, approves, and monitors subcontract deliverables.
  • Develops Purchase orders for vendors and assist with vendor evaluations.
  • Responsible for tracking and Subcontract closeout.
  • Responsible to integrate efforts from team sub-contractors.

 

Job Requirements/skill sets:

 

·         Must be familiar with working in the government contracting and company subcontracting environment. 

·         Excellent communication and writing skills and the ability to resolve various subcontracting issues.

  • U.S. Navy surface ship contracting experience preferred.
  • In-depth experience in developing subcontracts for commercial companies.

 

 

Education: Bachelor of Science or Arts degree with 10 or more years managing government contracts.

Security Clearance: Candidate will currently possess or be able to obtain a Confidential Government security clearance.

 

EOE M/F: QED is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job Contact Information: Submit resume for this position by email to ksigmon@qedsysinc.com

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Job Title:         Engineering Technician

                         

Job Location:  Virginia Beach, VA

                         

Job Category: Engineering Technician/Technical Writer

 

Job Status:      Full Time

 

Job Description: Q.E.D. SYSTEMS, INC., a local Marine Engineering firm, has immediate, full-time positions available for Engineering Technician’s in support of the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard Engineering Operational Sequencing System (EOSS) program.

 

Job Requirements/skill sets:

  • Candidate must be experienced and familiar with the use of Engineering Operational Sequencing System (EOSS), and knowledgeable with all facets of US Navy Hull, Mechanical and Electrical Systems (HM&E).
  • US Coast Guard experience is a plus, but not required. 
  • Immediate full-time positions are available for individuals with a minimum of 15 years’ experience (3 years of which must be within the last 5 years) in naval engineering, involving gas turbine, diesel or steam propulsion plants. 
  • Familiarity with Technical Manuals and Navy drawings is required. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft® Office programs (OUTLOOK, WORD, EXCEL, etc.,) required.
  • Technical writing ability is highly desired. 
  • Understanding of Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) and drawings in CGM format is desirable but not required.
  • Position may require up to 30% travel outside of the local area.

 

Job Security Requirements:

·         U.S. citizenship required.

·         Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance.

·         Must be able to access military facilities, naval and private shipyards.

 

Education Requirements:

·         High School Graduate or GED or equivalent.

 

All applicants must provide a resume and be able to pass drug screening.

 

EOE M/F: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and offer competitive wages.

 

Job Contact Information: E-mail or fax resume to:

Ron Voit: rvoit@qedsysinc.com, 757-233-7927

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Job Title: Lead Procurement Specialist       

 

Job Location: San Diego, CA

                         

Job Category: Engineering/Logistics

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description:

The Lead Procurement Specialist will report to the Logistics Manager and will lead a team of U.S. Navy surface ship advanced planning Procurement Specialists that are responsible for the vendor quotations for procurement of all Long Lead Time Material (LLTM) and Future Use Material (FUM).  Requisitions identified as LLTM are tracked on a weekly basis to ensure delivery prior to availability commencement.  LLTM is identified as those components of a system or piece of equipment for which the times to design and fabricate are the longest, and therefore, to which an early commitment of funds may be desirable in order to meet the earliest possible date of system completion.  This is identified by the government as any component requiring 30 days or more for delivery.  This position will provide procurement and expediting services for multiple projects dealing with U.S. Navy surface ship maintenance to include all material and material conditions.

 

Job Requirements:

The candidate must have a minimum of eight years of experience working in U.S. Navy maintenance planning and execution of scheduled surface ship maintenance availabilities.  The candidate must have knowledge of parts unique to or obtainable only through the government, standardization material (system procured material/contractor procured material for alterations) for configuration consistency, LLTM (including any material not available in time to support production), FUM, parts requiring provisioning of technical documentation (new components not supported in the Navy stock system), stocked material, expiring shelf life or Class Maintenance Plan (CMP) programmed material, material data tracking systems, material receipt inspection and logistics of warehousing and delivery/shipping.  Practical knowledge and experience with material ordering processes, work scheduling, quality assurance, cost estimating and personnel management is also desired. 

 

Security Clearance: The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.

 

EOE M/F

 

Job Contact information:

Leslie Burton

lburton@qedsysinc.com

Fax: 619-802-0022

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Job Title:  Planner/Estimator

 

Job Location: Port Orchard, Washington

 

Job Category:  Planner Estimator

Job Status:  Full Time

 

Job Description:

The candidate will have experience in planning and estimating the accomplishment of ship/craft repairs and alterations, including equipment removal and installation. Candidate must be a self-starter and have the ability to work in a dynamic working environment.  The position requires significant knowledge and experience with reviewing work specifications, engineering drawings and NAVSEA standard items in order to provide both labor and material estimates. Safety and quality requirements must be included in the estimates therefore the candidate shall have a working knowledge of quality and safety requirements as they apply to Navy ship repair and modification work.

 

Job Requirements/skill sets:

Candidate should have at least six (5) years of experience in the marine industry estimating cost for shipboard industrial work using specifications and related drawings, have HM&E experience and be familiar with NAVSEA standard items. The candidate should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products with substantial experience working with Excel.

The candidate must possess excellent communication skills to coordinate with project managers, office staff and material vendors. The candidate should have the ability and willingness to travel within the continental U.S., this travel (less than 5%) would include travel to customer sites and potentially shipboard checks to determine exact component locations and other installation conditions. The candidate must maintain a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

 

Education:

The candidate must be a high school graduate...

 

Security Clearance: Candidate will currently possess or be eligible for a government security clearance.

 

EOE M/F: QED is an equal opportunity employer

 

Please submit resumes to sdavidson@qedsysinc.com

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Job Title:        Project Supervisor

           

Job Location:            Hampton Roads, VA

           

Job Category:            Technical Services

 

Job Status:    Full Time

 

Job Description:

The candidate will have experience in the accomplishment of ship/craft repairs, alterations, equipment removal and installation.  Must be able to determine work priority and supervise skilled tradesmen to assigned tasks to ensure timely completion of all tasks with requisite quality.

 

The candidate should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Project for creation and modification of the program plan and milestones. The position requires the ability and experience to review work specifications, including engineering drawings, to determine project material and industrial equipment lists to prepare for advance shipment to remote work sites.  Candidate shall also have a working knowledge of quality and safety requirements as they apply to Navy Ship Repair and Modification Work.

 

The candidate must possess excellent communication skills to coordinate with Project Managers and trades personnel to successfully accomplish all work requirements.

 

Job Requirements/skill sets:

Candidate should have at least six (6) years of experience in marine trades work as a skilled tradesman.  Candidate shall also have at least three (3) years of supervisory experience in a trade position supporting repairs and modifications to Naval Ship Systems. The candidate must maintain a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Education:

The candidate must be a high school graduate.  Candidate shall also have at least two (2) years of education in a technical/vocational school, apprentice training, or equivalent. 

Security Clearance: Candidate will currently possess or be able to obtain a Secret Government Security Clearance.

 

EOE M/F: QED is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job Contact Information: Submit resume for this position by email to cashley@qedsysinc.com

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Job Title: Video Teleconferencing Services and Conference Support

 

Job Location: Naval Support Group Complex

 

Job Category: Engineering / Logistics

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description: Support coordination of Video Teleconferencing Services and Support to include maintenance of the master schedule for 13 plus video conference centers including VTC support for Commander Naval Air Force Atlantic.  Maintain equipment accountability, conduct inventories, system control checks, and minor maintenance; ie: replacing light bulbs, fuses and basic equipment troubleshooting.  

 

Job Requirements/skill sets: Qualified and selected person must be a U.S. citizen, have an active secret clearance, and reliable transportation. 

 

Job Contact information: gmccormic@qedsysinc.com

                          Phone number: office: 757-490-5156

                                                        cell: 757-418-1606

                                                      fax: 757-226-8609

 

 

EOE M/F

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Job Title: Duration Analyst Junior / Entry

 

Job Location: QED BLD 2

 

Job Category:  3PP

 

Job Status:  Full Time,

 

Job Description: Duration Analyst; Third Party Planning (TPP) responsible for the development of a structured analysis by analyzing requirements; constructing workflow charts and diagrams; studying system requirements; determining non conflicted work flow, loading of trades, and events on a not-to-interfere sequence utilizing government and industrial data bases, such as Navy Maintenance Database (NMD), Navy Data Environment (NDE), and Naval Ships Engineering Drawing Repository (NSEDR), to obtain information for government availability packages. As the Analyst responsible for identifying the critical path, controlling path, and potential problem areas of the availability package and developing risk mitigation, with respect to schedule, by identifying problems i.e. work conflicts (space), trade overloads (personnel) and resource availability (equipment and material), during work package planning, to find potential problems that could be resolved prior to delivery of package.

 

 

Job Requirements/skill sets:

Ø  Detailed knowledge of Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual (JFMM) requirements (E2E processes)

Ø  Excellent verbal and written communication skills. He or she will be required to interface with diverse groups of people inside and outside of the organization

Ø  Detailed understanding of US Naval Ship Maintenance and Modernization processes, cycles and objectives

Ø  Detailed knowledge of shipyard industrial processes

Ø  Strong manpower estimating ability, i.e. overall project manpower estimating

Ø  Understanding of resource management to support work sequencing and integration of various resources and work area “sharing”

Ø  Strong understanding of Critical Path Analysis/determination processes and techniques

Ø  Understanding of schedule development; primarily regarding project milestones and the ability to develop, present and justify recommendations to meet duration specific requirements of the assigned projects

Ø  Strong understanding of Project Risk Management, i.e. Risk Identification, Risk Evaluation and Risk Mitigation

Ø  Strong MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Project, Power Point & Visio), as well as Adobe Pro

Ø  Must be able to develop an overall technical analysis and present it with a business approach

Ø  Familiarity with USN Engineering Drawings, technical manuals and other technical directives

 

Education Requirements:

 

1)    The ability to communicate with diverse groups of people inside and outside of the organization.

2)    It is preferred that the candidate has scheduling experience including project management and/or scheduler roles at Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair command, Regional Maintenance Center, Navy Central Planning Activity, Planning for Engineering and Repair Activity, or public and private shipyards.

 

EOE M/F: QED is an equal opportunity employer

 

Job Contact information: Email Resume to ksneed@qedsysinc.com

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:  Job Title: Non-Skid Technician

Job Location: Navy Support Activity Norfolk

 

Job Category: Non-Skid

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description: This position will support non-skid removal and application aboard Atlantic Fleet aircraft carriers.  Core working hours 0630 – 1430 however, working hours will vary depending on work assignment. 

 

Job Requirements/skill sets: (1) Must be a US citizen with an active secret clearance.

(2) Have a minimum NACE Level I certification in good standing. (3) Be familiar with shipboard environment. (4) Be well versed with NAVSEA, NAVAIR, and manufactures non-skid requirements, directives, and regulations. (5)  Must be physically able to withstand the rigors of shipboard work. (6) Must be familiar with and able to utilize the various instrumentation used for and non-skid application.  Drug screen and background check are required.  Must provide NACE and security credentials during interview. 

 

Job Contact information: Please submit resume to: gmccormic@qedsysinc.com

 

EOE M/F

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Job Title: Logistics Manager

Job Location: QED Systems Incorporated

                          5151 Bonney Road, Suite 201

                          Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455

                         

Job Category:

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description:

 

The Logistics Manager will manage the Long Lead Time Material (LLTM) Manager, Procurement Specialists/Expeditors, ILS Planning, Tech Manual and ILS Provisioning, RCM Coordinator and Maintenance and Material Studies Coordinator and any other duties as assigned by the Project Manager. Provide all aspects of project direction in regards to material and ensure cost control, quality of the product and timely completion; provide the necessary technical and managerial guidance and instruction to the engineers, technicians, and other assigned persons assigned to the project for all material concerns. Manage multiple projects dealing with Navy Ship maintenance to include all material and material conditions.

 

Job Requirements/skill sets:

 

The candidate must have a minimum of 20 years of experience working in Naval Ship maintenance planning and execution of scheduled US Naval surface ships maintenance availabilities. Manager must have knowledge of parts unique to or obtainable only through the government, standardization material (system procured material/contractor procured material for alterations) for configuration consistory, long lead time material (including any material not available in time to support production), parts requiring provisioning of technical documentation (new components not supported in the Navy stock system), stocked material, expiring shelf life or Class Maintenance Plan (CMP) programmed material, material data tracking systems, material receipt inspection and logistics of warehousing and delivery/shipping.

 

Must have in depth knowledge of engineering technical instructions, processes, work scheduling, overall quality assurance, NAVSEA STD Items, JFFM 4E, material ordering and cost estimating.  Practical knowledge and experience in the fields of financial management, funds administration and personnel management including performance evaluations.

 

Education:

 

The candidate must have successfully completed the curriculum of an accredited four year college leading to an Engineering Degree or twenty years of Naval ship engineering maintenance and material experience or have 10 years of qualifying experience.

 

 The candidate must have a valid security clearance.

 

EOE M/F

 

Job Contact information:

Email:  rhess@qedsysinc.com

Fax 757 490 5432

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Job Title: Procurement Specialist/Expeditor

Job Location: QED Systems Incorporated

                          Building Two

                          4646 N Witchduck Road

                          Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455

                         

Job Category:

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description:

 

The Procurement Specialist/Expeditor will be responsible for the vendor quotations for all procurement of all Long Lead Time Material (LLTM). Requisitions identified as LLTM are tracked on a weekly basis to ensure delivery prior to availability commencement. LLTM is identified as those components of a system or piece of equipment for which the times to design and fabricate are the longest, and therefore, to which an early commitment of funds may be desirable in order to meet the earliest possible date of system completion.  This is identified by the government as any component requiring 30 days or more for delivery.

 

Job Requirements/skill sets:

 

The candidate must have a minimum of 10 years of experience working in Naval Ship maintenance planning and execution of scheduled US Naval surface ships maintenance availabilities and material support of the same. Employee must have knowledge of parts unique to or obtainable only through the government, standardization material (system procured material/contractor procured material for alterations) for configuration consistory, long lead time material (including any material not available in time to support production), parts requiring provisioning of technical documentation (new components not supported in the Navy stock system), stocked material, expiring shelf life or Class Maintenance Plan (CMP) programmed material, material data tracking systems, material receipt inspection and logistics of warehousing and delivery/shipping.

 

Must have in depth knowledge of material ordering processes, work scheduling, quality assurance and cost estimating. 

 

Education:

 

The candidate must have successfully completed the curriculum of an accredited four year college leading to an Engineering Degree or ten years of Naval ship engineering maintenance and material experience.

 

Security Clearance: Candidate must be able to obtain a Secret Government security clearance.

 

 

EOE M/F

 

Job Contact information:

Email: jlong@qedsysinc.com

Fax 757 802 9488 ext. 4811

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Job Title:  Planner/Estimator

 

Job Location: Norfolk, Virginia

 

Job Category: Habitability

 

Job Status:  Full Time

 

Job Description:

The candidate will have experience in planning and estimating the accomplishment of ship/craft repairs and alterations (Primarily Shipboard Habitability), including equipment removal and installation. Candidate must be a self-starter and have the ability to work in a dynamic working environment. Must be able to accomplish ship checks, this entails navigating through the ships (reading tac numbers), being physically able to go up and down ladders and through hatches if needed.

The position requires significant knowledge and experience with reviewing work specifications, engineering drawings and NAVSEA standard items in order to provide both labor and material estimates. Safety and quality requirements must be included in the estimates therefore the candidate shall have a working knowledge of quality and safety requirements as they apply to Navy ship repair and modification work.

 

Job Requirements/skill sets:

Candidate should have at least five (5) years of experience in the marine industry estimating cost for shipboard industrial work using specifications and related drawings, have HM&E experience and be familiar with NAVSEA standard items. The candidate should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products with substantial experience working with Excel.

The candidate must possess excellent communication skills to coordinate with project managers, engineering staff and material vendors. The candidate should have the ability and willingness to travel within the continental U.S., this travel (less than 5%) would include travel to customer sites and potentially shipboard checks to determine exact component locations and other installation conditions. The candidate must maintain a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

 

Education:

The candidate must be a high school graduate.  Candidate shall also have at least two (2) years of education in a technical/vocational school, apprentice training, or equivalent.

 

Security Clearance: Candidate will currently possess or be eligible for a government security clearance.

 

EOE M/F: QED is an equal opportunity employer

 

Please submit resumes to hritchie@qedsysinc.com and rculbertson@qedsysinc.com

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Job Title: Purchasing Clerk

 

Job Location: Hampton Roads, VA

 

Job Category: Logistics

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description: Responsible for filing purchasing documents and enters receipt data in the computer system. Contacts vendors to confirm delivery dates for purchases. Creates purchase orders from requisitions. Data entry from source documents.

 

Job Requirements/skill sets: The candidate must have writing, data entry and computer skills. High School diploma. Spreadsheet experience is a plus. Alcohol/drug testing and background investigations required before hiring.

 

Job Contact information: e-mail (ycoates@qedsysinc.com)

 

EOE M/F

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Job Title: Security Clerk

 

Job Location: Navy Support Activity Norfolk

 

Job Category: Security

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description: This position will support the security manager at Commander Naval Air Forces Atlantic Fleet.  Core working hours 0630 – 1430 however, working hours will vary depending on work assignment. 

 

Job Requirements/skill sets: (1) Must be a US citizen with an active secret clearance. (2) Must have strong organizational skills and be detail oriented. (3) Self-starter with minimum supervision. (4) Excellent oral and written communication skills which include problem solving and analytical skills. (5) Efficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), Auto Cad, SUPDESK, DELTEK/ T&E Costpoint, SilkRoad/RedCarpet Onboarding, Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS), E-QID and ENPOL/STEPP. (6) Manage document control for classified material, knowledgeable of NISPOM requirements.  Drug screen and background check are required. 

 

Job Contact information: Please submit resume to: gmccormic@qedsysinc.com

 

EOE M/F

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Job Title: Planner/Estimator (Shipfitter)

 

Job Location: Jacksonville/Mayport Florida

                         

Job Category: Planner/Estimator

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description:

The selected candidate shall report directly to the Mayport Planning Manager and shall be responsible for planning, conducting ship checks, writing repair work items/specifications and estimating labor, material and subcontractor work at the paragraph and line item level for U.S. Navy Ship repair work, alterations and modifications.

The planning efforts shall include but not be limited to the following:

A) Assessing ship’s material condition, by conducting ship checks, researching ships documents, analysis of ships conditions and test, determining scope of work required by reviewing and validating Work Notifications (2-Kilos),

B) Interpreting and using all technical and material information available in Navy, Shipbuilder and Manufacturer drawings, technical manuals, documents, or Equipment Manufacture’s data and/or other pertinent commercial data to identify repair and modification requirements and to identify, price and order materials.

C) Develop work items/specifications in accordance with company and NAVSEA 4-E requirements using company and NAVSEA instructions and pertinent NAVSEA Standard Items, Class Standard Items, and Local Standard Items.

D) Work with and in the Navy Maintenance Database (NMD-R) and use the available application program to develop work items/work specifications and labor, material and cost estimates in accordance with Company and NAVSEA instructions and directives.

 

Job Qualifications:

Preferred candidates will have the following qualifications:

1) High School Diploma or GED Certificate,

2) Trade Journeyman work experience (hull/structural/shipfitter) or equivalent in a Naval Repair Facility or Commercial Shipyard that specializes in U. S Navy Ship repairs and alterations,

3) Must have knowledge of U.S. Navy ship construction, shipboard systems, equipment and their operations,

4) Must have experience with developing production planning work items or work specifications and cost estimates for work executed at U.S. Navy or Commercial Shipyard surface ship maintenance and modernization facilities.

5) The preferred candidate has experience as a Planner, Estimator or Shipbuilding Specialist (SBS) at a Repair Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP), Regional Maintenance Center (RMC), Navy Central Planning Activity, or a Public or Private Shipyard or other related Ship Repair Companies.

6) All candidates will have strong oral and written communication, analytical abilities necessary to develop and maintain integrated schedules and supporting data. The candidate will have experience in and the ability to work in a Microsoft Office and NMD-R intensive environment and also be well-organized, detail oriented and a self-starter. Ability to exercise sound judgment, work well independently, prioritize duties and follow tasks through to completion in a timely manner. Must be able to handle competing priorities and deadlines effectively and respond well to last minute, high priority, and time sensitive projects.

 

Security Clearance: The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Confidential Security Clearance and a Common Access Card (CAC) and/or DBIDS Security Badge to gain access to Government information and work sites.

 

EOE: M/F

 

Job Contact information:

Mark Pepper, 3PP MYPT Planning Mgr.

mpepper@qedsysinc.com

Phone 904-685-1300 Ext: 2030

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Job Title:                    Business Development Program Manager

                         

Job Location:            QED Systems, Incorporated

                                    4646 N Witchduck Road

                                    Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455

                         

Job Category:            Management

 

Job Status:                Full Time

 

Job Description:

 

The candidate is responsible for managing all phases of DOD Business Development for the company. The scope of these duties includes extensive DOD customer meetings to understand current and future business opportunities.

 

JOB DUTIES:

 

  • Manages the Business Development requirements for the company.
  • Coordinates with Senior Government managers including NAVSEA, Naval Supervising Authority (NSA), Regional Maintenance Centers, NSWC Philadelphia and TYCOMs.
  • Chairs internal program status meetings with Director of Corporate Planning and QED senior managers.
  • Develop Business Development forecasts and Capture Plans.
  • Responsible for Industry Symposiums and preparation for company trade shows.
  • Establish and maintain business relationships with current and potential customers.

 

Job Requirements/skill sets:

 

·         Must be familiar with working in a SUPSHIP/NSWCPD/Naval and commercial shipyards environment including both planning and engineering organization.

 

·         Excellent communication and writing skills and the ability to resolve conflicts.

  • Experience in Proposal Development and Technical writing.
  • Must be able to travel domestically.
  • Knowledge and experience in Other Transaction Agreements ( OTA) is a strong plus.
  • Must understand and have experience in government contracting

Education:

Bachelor of Science or Arts degree with  10 or more years in DOD Business Development or 20 years progressive direct experience related to DOD Business Development and contracting.

Security Clearance: Candidate will currently possess or be able to obtain a Confidential Government security clearance.

 

EOE M/F: QED is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job Contact Information: Submit resume for this position by email to ksigmon@qedsysinc.com

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Job Title: Maritime Industry Tradesmen

 

Job Location: Hampton Roads, VA

 

Job Category: Various Trades

 

Job Status: Full Time

 

Job Description: Five years experience preferred but not required.

 

Job Requirements/skill sets: Looking for candidates for the following maritime industry trades: Ship Fitter, Welder, Pipe Fitter, Electrician, Outside Machinist, HFC Mechanic, Sheet Metal Mechanic, Painter and Laborer. Ideal candidates must be able to read and interpret blue prints and shall possess the knowledge, skills and abilities required of the trade. Utilize appropriate trade methods and processes to complete assigned tasks. Must be able to provide basic hand tools. Must be a U.S. Citizen, be eligible for a government security clearance and possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Alcohol/drug testing and background investigations required before hiring.

 

EOE M/F

 

Job Contact information: fax (757-855-4063) or e-mail (ycoates@qedsysinc.com)

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