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Most of our positions must be filled quickly, and we may not get an opportunity to post them on this web site. When a position becomes available, our resume database is our first source for our recruitment efforts. For this reason, we encourage you to submit your resume, even though you may not see a requirement on our web site. Each resume is documented and reviewed thoroughly for positions in the company for which you may be qualified. Your resume is then forwarded to department heads for consideration when openings occur.

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Title Electrical/Electronic Engineer (Junior, Journeyman, Senior)
Location WA – KEYPORT
Job Description

U.S. citizenship and eligibility for a security clearance required; current clearance a plus.

 

Position Description

 

This position will involve engineering and technical support required across several departments

of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division, Keyport Washington:

 

System Acceptance & Operational Readiness Department (Code 20):  The System Acceptance & Operational Readiness Department plans, organizes, directs, and controls NUWC Division, Keyport’s Test, Training and Evaluation (TT&E) of undersea warfare (USW) systems and operational readiness assessment support for acquisition and Fleet customers. Code 20 conducts system evaluation activities throughout all phases of the acquisition life cycle including technology development, system design, development, and production, and in-service readiness assessment.

 

Undersea and Combat Systems Depot (UCSD) (Code 31):  The Undersea and Combat Systems Depot (UCSD) provides repair services for mechanical, electro-mechanical, and electronics systems, assemblies, and components. The UCSD provides a continuum of expert level skills including evaluating electronic, mechanical, and electro-mechanical components for feasibility of repair, repair of items to customer specifications, reverse engineering, maintenance planning and engineering, obsolescence management, and application of new maintenance technologies. The Depot exists to ensure continuity of support often as the last resort source of repair for items abandoned by industry for business or technological reasons, past their technology lifecycle, or as an alternative supplier in cases of critical need.

 

Rapid Prototyping and Fabrication Technology Division (Code 32):  The Rapid Prototyping and Fabrication Technology Division provides engineering, production, and test services required to establish a cost effective and timely source of supply for systems, assemblies, technical data, and components of varying complexity. Code 32 also provides mitigation against obsolescence by establishing a source of supply, maintaining an organic manufacturing capability, and providing technical expertise and leadership. Leading edge technological advancement in areas related to rapid prototyping, fabrication, and custom engineered solutions (CES) are also a specialty.

 

In-Service Engineering Department (Code 40):  The In-Service Engineering Department plans, organizes, directs and controls NUWC Division, Keyport’s efforts to ensure Fleet operational readiness through life-cycle support of combat and weapon systems. Code 40 provides In-Service Engineering Agent (ISEA) and other technical authority functions as assigned, including design, production, test, fielding, sustainment, and improvement modifications. Capabilities include systems engineering, Fleet technical support, lifecycle logistics, obsolescence management, and acquisition engineering support. Program responsibilities include submarine systems, Naval training systems, undersea warfare weapons and vehicles, and surface warfare systems. Products and services include commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) integration and supportability, software development, technology refreshment, obsolescence management, advanced training systems, distance support, logistics support, direct waterfront support, information assurance (IA)/cyber security, and information systems. Code 40 also provides systems and project engineering leadership for assigned integrated warfare systems technical programs and project team leadership on traditional and non-traditional work assignments, including technology insertion of aircraft carrier and surface combat systems and air and surface ship acoustic sensors, standard equipment, COTS hardware and software, and supply agent projects.

 

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of military specifications and requirements, drawings and other documents used to support military systems.

 

 

Required Qualifications:

 

Junior Level:  A bachelor of science degree in electrical/electronic engineering, or higher, is desired.

 

Journeyman Level:  A bachelor of science degree in electrical/electronic engineering, or higher, is desired.  A minimum of four years of experience in electrical engineering for complex systems, including design, development, integration, test, and deployment is desired.

 

Senior Level:   A bachelor of science degree in electrical/electronic engineering, or higher, is desired.  A minimum of seven years of experience in electrical engineering for complex systems, including design, development, integration, test, and deployment is desired.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

Experience using LabVIEW, MATLAB, programming/scripting, and T&E analysis is desired. Experience in circuit design (analog and digital), power, fixturing, test equipment, and Test Program Set (TPS) development is desired.

 

U.S. Navy submarine/underwater warfare system experience a plus.

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Title Electrical/Electronic Engineer (Journeyman) (Ref. #1739)
Location WA – KEYPORT
Job Description

This position will involve engineering and technical support required across several departments of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division, Keyport Washington.  NUWC Division, Keyport is one of two divisions of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) providing Fleet readiness support for undersea systems, vehicles, submarines, weapons, land attack systems and accompanying training and support systems.  NUWC Division, Keyport is located on Puget Sound, nestled between the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges; across the bay from Seattle Washington.

We provide support services including:

  • In-service engineering
  • Test and evaluation
  • Custom engineered solutions
  • Logistics support
  • Obsolescence management
  • Fleet materials readiness
  • Contracting and acquisition support

Undersea and Combat Systems Depot (UCSD) (Code 31):  The Undersea and Combat Systems Depot (UCSD) provides repair services for mechanical, electro-mechanical, and electronics systems, assemblies, and components. The UCSD provides a continuum of expert level skills including evaluating electronic, mechanical, and electro-mechanical components for feasibility of repair, repair of items to customer specifications, reverse engineering, maintenance planning and engineering, obsolescence management, and application of new maintenance technologies. The Depot exists to ensure continuity of support often as the last resort source of repair for items abandoned by industry for business or technological reasons, past their technology lifecycle, or as an alternative supplier in cases of critical need.

Rapid Prototyping and Fabrication Technology Division (Code 32):  The Rapid Prototyping and Fabrication Technology Division provides engineering, production, and test services required to establish a cost effective and timely source of supply for systems, assemblies, technical data, and components of varying complexity. Code 32 also provides mitigation against obsolescence by establishing a source of supply, maintaining an organic manufacturing capability, and providing technical expertise and leadership. Leading edge technological advancement in areas related to rapid prototyping, fabrication, and custom engineered solutions (CES) are also a specialty.

System Acceptance & Operational Readiness Department (Code 20):  The System Acceptance & Operational Readiness Department plans, organizes, directs, and controls NUWC Division, Keyport’s Test, Training and Evaluation (TT&E) of undersea warfare (USW) systems and operational readiness assessment support for acquisition and Fleet customers. Code 20 conducts system evaluation activities throughout all phases of the acquisition life cycle including technology development, system design, development, and production, and in-service readiness assessment.

In-Service Engineering Department (Code 40):  The In-Service Engineering Department plans, organizes, directs and controls NUWC Division, Keyport’s efforts to ensure Fleet operational readiness through life-cycle support of combat and weapon systems. Code 40 provides In-Service Engineering Agent (ISEA) and other technical authority functions as assigned, including design, production, test, fielding, sustainment, and improvement modifications. Capabilities include systems engineering, Fleet technical support, lifecycle logistics, obsolescence management, and acquisition engineering support. Program responsibilities include submarine systems, Naval training systems, undersea warfare weapons and vehicles, and surface warfare systems. Products and services include commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) integration and supportability, software development, technology refreshment, obsolescence management, advanced training systems, distance support, logistics support, direct waterfront support, information assurance (IA)/cyber security, and information systems. Code 40 also provides systems and project engineering leadership for assigned integrated warfare systems technical programs and project team leadership on traditional and non-traditional work assignments, including technology insertion of aircraft carrier and surface combat systems and air and surface ship acoustic sensors, standard equipment, COTS hardware and software, and supply agent projects.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of military specifications and requirements, drawings and other documents used to support military systems.

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Title GENERAL CLERK III (Ref. #1761)
Location WA – KEYPORT
Job Description

Provides administrative support to the Environmental Compliance Branch at Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Keyport.  Obtain the latest Safety Data Sheets (SDS) from manufactures, enter tracking number, scan file and technical data into established database.  Maintain chemical and supply inventories for the Chemical Lab, receive samples from Chemical Lab customers, log samples into database, generate case file paperwork and store samples appropriately.  General housekeeping for chemical lab to include cleaning of glassware, gas cage, refrigerator, paper shredding and laundering of lab coats.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Office

Preferred Qualifications:

Access Database Experience

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Title PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK (Ref. #1770)
Location WA – KEYPORT
Job Description

Provides facilities support to Strategic Weapons Facility Pacific (SWFPAC) for Marine Corps Security Force Battalion (MCSFBn) Logistics Departments at Naval Base Kitsap, Bangor, WA.  Coordinate, schedule, initiate and track facility trouble calls, upgrade requests and minor projects for facilities and spaces.  Conduct monthly building, safety, and fire inspections for MCSFBn occupied buildings and spaces.  Manage monthly inventory and issue consumables items.

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Title ALARM MONITOR (REF. #1700) (KEYPORT, WA)
Location VA – WASHINGTON
Job Description

Seeking an Alarm Monitor to help support the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Keyport Security Office in Keyport, WA.  This position requires the candidate to be a U.S. citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. DoD Secret security clearance. Responsible for monitoring and operating radio and telephone communications equipment, including the Secure Terminal Equipment (STE), naval message terminal, ordnance shipments, Lightning Detection and Display Alert System, Intrusion Detection Systems, monitor and operate badge reader access system terminal, and video surveillance security cameras.  Receive, store and release classified material, monitor helicopter operations and make designated notifications, receive range craft and facility trouble calls, and maintain the Command Log.  Inventory and issue keys form the Command’s Master key lockers.

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Title ELECTRICAL ENGINEER – ENTRY LEVEL (Ref. #1712)
Location WA – KEYPORT
Job Description

This position will involve engineering and technical support required across several departments of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division, Keyport:

 

Undersea and Combat Systems Depot (UCSD) (Code 31):  The Undersea and Combat Systems Depot (UCSD) provides repair services for mechanical, electro-mechanical, and electronics systems, assemblies, and components. The UCSD provides a continuum of expert level skills including evaluating electronic, mechanical, and electro-mechanical components for feasibility of repair, repair of items to customer specifications, reverse engineering, maintenance planning and engineering, obsolescence management, and application of new maintenance technologies. The Depot exists to ensure continuity of support often as the last resort source of repair for items abandoned by industry for business or technological reasons, past their technology lifecycle, or as an alternative supplier in cases of critical need.

 

Rapid Prototyping and Fabrication Technology Division (Code 32):  The Rapid Prototyping and Fabrication Technology Division provides engineering, production, and test services required to establish a cost effective and timely source of supply for systems, assemblies, technical data, and components of varying complexity. Code 32 also provides mitigation against obsolescence by establishing a source of supply, maintaining an organic manufacturing capability, and providing technical expertise and leadership. Leading edge technological advancement in areas related to rapid prototyping, fabrication, and custom engineered solutions (CES) are also a specialty.

 

System Acceptance & Operational Readiness Department (Code 20):  The System Acceptance & Operational Readiness Department plans, organizes, directs, and controls NUWC Division, Keyport’s Test, Training and Evaluation (TT&E) of undersea warfare (USW) systems and operational readiness assessment support for acquisition and Fleet customers. Code 20 conducts system evaluation activities throughout all phases of the acquisition life cycle including technology development, system design, development, and production, and in-service readiness assessment.

 

In-Service Engineering Department (Code 40):  The In-Service Engineering Department plans, organizes, directs and controls NUWC Division, Keyport’s efforts to ensure Fleet operational readiness through life-cycle support of combat and weapon systems. Code 40 provides In-Service Engineering Agent (ISEA) and other technical authority functions as assigned, including design, production, test, fielding, sustainment, and improvement modifications. Capabilities include systems engineering, Fleet technical support, lifecycle logistics, obsolescence management, and acquisition engineering support. Program responsibilities include submarine systems, Naval training systems, undersea warfare weapons and vehicles, and surface warfare systems. Products and services include commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) integration and supportability, software development, technology refreshment, obsolescence management, advanced training systems, distance support, logistics support, direct waterfront support, information assurance (IA)/cyber security, and information systems. Code 40 also provides systems and project engineering leadership for assigned integrated warfare systems technical programs and project team leadership on traditional and non-traditional work assignments, including technology insertion of aircraft carrier and surface combat systems and air and surface ship acoustic sensors, standard equipment, COTS hardware and software, and supply agent projects.

 

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of military specifications and requirements, drawings and other documents used to support military systems.

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Title DRAFTER/AUTOCAD OPERATOR (REF. #1701) (KEYPORT, WA)
Location WA – KEYPORT
Job Description

​Seeking a Drafter/AutoCAD Operator to help support the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Keyport Facilities Branch in Keyport, WA.  This position requires the candidate to be a U.S. citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. DoD Secret security clearance. Responsible for validating onsite measurements of building’s interior and exterior walls and cubicle walls, perform comparison review of existing drawings and modify as required.  Generate and/or modify building configurations, space layouts, emergency evacuation plans, building system layouts including network infrastructure, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, fire sprinklers and facility modifications.  Update NUWC Keyport base map master drawing, analyze existing base maps to determine which buildings are not currently included  and add them to the AutoCAD map using Regional Short Installation Management Systems (RSIMS) Imagery.

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Title SYSTEMS ENGINEER (Ref. #1573)
Location WA – KEYPORT
Job Description

This position will involve engineering and technical support for an undersea and combat systems repair depot and its cadre of skilled engineers and technicians, and may include rapid prototyping and fabrication; test and evaluation of undersea warfare systems; and in-service engineering for anti-submarine and USW weapons and vehicles.

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Title Metallurgical Engineer (Ref. #1584)
Location WA – KEYPORT
Job Description

The candidate for this position must be able to perform feasibility analysis on technologies and tradeoffs while considering design constraints, integration, compatibility, and implementation of technologies.

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Title ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS ENGINEER (REF. #1575) (KEYPORT, WA)
Location WA – KEYPORT
Job Description

This position will involve engineering and technical support for an undersea and combat systems repair depot and its cadre of skilled engineers and technicians, and may include rapid prototyping and fabrication; test and evaluation of undersea warfare systems; and in-service engineering for anti-submarine and USW weapons and vehicles.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of military specifications and requirements, drawings and other documents used to support military systems. An understanding or experience with reverse engineering of obsolete components (electrical and mechanical), configuration management, and production level documentation is highly desirable.

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Title SCIENTIST (REF. #1576) (KEYPORT, WA)
Location WA – KEYPORT
Job Description
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Title MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN (REF. #1655) (KEYPORT, WA)
Location WA – KEYPORT
Job Description

Successful applicant must possess skills & abilities necessary to support a full range of tasks. A high degree of mechanical/electrical aptitude is required. Tasks include refurbishment and end-to-end testing of hydraulic and pneumatic assemblies and subassemblies, maintenance repair, and testing of complex electro-mechanical components. The applicant must be eligible for a security clearance up to and including the Secret level. Applicant must have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and via written communications. The applicant should possess a basic knowledge of supply chain logistics.  Computer skills are a plus, as is knowledge of military protocol and familiarity with Torpedo submarine launching systems. Minimum of three (10) years of experience.

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Title MECHANICAL ENGINEER (REF. #1574)
Location WA – KEYPORT
Job Description
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