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CAST Propulsion Plant Planning Analyst (Engineer Planning Analyst 3) - 4544

Virginia Beach, VA

Job Description

*Must have a current of active DoD secret security clearance to start.

Looking for a way to continue your service to your country? Still have knowledge and experience you want to pass on to the future generations of US Navy sailors? Come and Join the Carrier Availability Support Team (CAST) program! CAST assigned to the CNO-sponsored availability to enhance Ship's Force ability to improve the material conditions throughout the ship's life cycle. CAST is a 4-person team comprised of specialists in the areas of Combat Systems (CS), Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment (ALRE), Propulsion Plant, and Hull Mechanical and Electrical Systems (HM&E). They have a wealth of maintenance shipyard experience with mitigating scheduling conflicts as well as working knowledge with various shipyard codes and maintenance organization processes. #LI-MJ1

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What you will do

The selected candidate will provide technical support for availability planning, execution, and development of Ship's Force work packages and overall Depot Availability Work integration and scheduling onboard Aircraft Carriers. Provide training, recommendations, and guidance to Ship's Force personnel in industrial availability management, work package development and Ship's Force Production Teams' composition and tracking. Develop and maintain availability measures of effectiveness.

What you must have
  • Must have 6 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 4 years relevant experience with Masters in realted field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 10 years relevant experience.
  • Candidate must have experience in a Senior role supporting the operation and maintenance of Main Propulsion/Nuclear equipment on an Aircraft Carrier (CVN).
  • Must have a strong background associated with shipboard distributive systems and experience on an Availability Project team.
  • Must have strong technical writing ability and proven capability to communicate effectively to all levels of the Chain of Command.
  • Computer skills must include proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel and Access).
  • Must have a current or active DoD interim secret clearance or higher and be able to obtain/maintain base/yard access credentials.
  • Must be a US Citizen

Preferred: Bonus points for...
  • Preferred candidate will have Proficiency in the Type Commander (TYCOM Regional Maintenance Automated Information System (RMAIS), shipboard Organizational Maintenance Management System (OMMS) – Next Generation (NG) and the shipyard Advanced Industrial Management (AIM) systems. Active Security Clearance highly desired.
  • Experience at a Public / Private shipyard engaged in CVN maintenance may be substituted for military experience if the minimum experience is met as outlined in the Specific Skills/Requirements above.

Physical Requirements
May require working in an office, industrial, shipboard, or laboratory environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances.

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries provides mission-critical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising nearly 6,000 professionals in 45 states and 16 countries, our unique national security services portfolio includes unmanned systems, defense and federal solutions, and nuclear and environmental services. For more information, visit

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America's largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII's Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII's Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit: .

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by January 4, 2022. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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