Journeyman Marine Mechanical Engineer - Ship Design Team
Washington, DC 
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Job Title / Level
Journeyman Marine Mechanical Engineer - Ship Design Team
Clearance Required?
Washington, DC 20020 US (Primary)
% Travel
0 - 10%
Job Description

LOOKING FOR: A mission-driven, journeyman engineer with the ability to obtain asecret clearance to join our AMERICAN SYSTEMS Simulations and Systemsteam as a Journeyman Marine Mechanical Engineer in Washington DC. Candidate will support the United States Coast Guard Ship Design Team at USCG Headquarters.

As a Journeyman Marine MechanicalEngineer you will:

  • Work within the Simulation & Services Division team and provide marine engineering expertise
  • Join a well-established team that gives you the opportunity to grow
  • Maintain your secret clearance
  • Receive robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan! (ESOP)
  • Be a part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company

A week in the life of a Journeyman Marine Mechanical Engineer:

  • Design, develop, and evaluate the operation of marine vessels, ship machinery, and related equipment, such as power supply and propulsion systems.
  • Review third party design modifications and improvements to mechanical systems
  • Assist with performing design reviews, evaluating constructability, helping resolve technical uses and managing information generated through design and construction phase
  • Assist with marine engineering analysis related to vessels
  • Help team to create graphical representations of structures
  • Inspect equipment or systems
  • Research advanced engineering designs or applications
  • Support in preparation of technical reports for internal use

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day.

Company Awards:

* Forbes National Best Midsize Companies 2021
* Energage National Best Workplaces, National 2021
* Washington Post Best Workplaces, 2021

Veteran Hiring Awards:

* U.S. Department of Labor Hire Vets Medallion
* BEST FOR VETS by Military Times


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance

At least 3 to 10 yearsof experience in:

  • Mechanical engineering with a focus on marine specific fields (i.e. auxiliary systems, propulsion systems, fluids and hydraulics)
  • Working with Microsoft office suite
  • experience with AutoCAD and other design software
EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 10 years
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