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THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT. The Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) FY 2009 provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate acquisition positions as shortage positions and recruit and appoint highly qualified persons to these positions. This announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Navy meet our mission requirements for the acquisition of systems, equipment and facilities.

This position is located in the Hull Systems Division, Engineering Department, Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP); United States Navy (USN), Groton, Connecticut OR Kittery, Maine. SUPSHIP is responsible for the administration of contracts primarily between the Navy and Electric Boat (EB) Corporation for the design, construction, overhaul, and repair of nuclear powered submarines.

Salary Range for the following locations:

Groton, Connecticut: &75,837 - $98,586

Kittery, Maine: $75,222 - $97,787


This announcement is to fill one vacancy for either locations Groton, Connecticut or Kittery, Maine.


As a Naval Architect your duties include, but are not limited to:

·         Reviews, analyzes, researches, prepares correspondence, recommends corrective action, consults with the contractor and participates in conferences pertaining to manufacturing and installation deficiencies and waterfront problems.

·         Determines the technical adequacy of engineering recommendations as reflected in documents such as: test forms, design audits, Engineering Reports (ERs), vendor information requests (VIRs), deviation requests, instruction books, general arrangement, component assembly, detailed drawings, and purchase specifications.

·         Consults and provides engineering recommendations and aid in the form of technical comments and conference representation for the division supervisor and other SUPSHIP departments in connection with design, construction, testing, conversion, and repair of submarines.

·         Performs work as the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP) technical representative on the contractor’s design/build team by facilitating the identification and mitigation of design, construction, and program risks while monitoring team progress in achieving scheduled products.