The Submarine Rescue and Diving Recompression System (SRDRS) Lead Mechanical Technician participates in the operation of and corrective and preventative maintenance of the SRDRS, Submarine Rescue Chamber (SRC), assigned Deep Submergence Systems, and all associated rescue assets. The Lead Mechanical Technician supervises mechanical technicians, assigns maintenance tasks to subordinates, monitors accomplishments, and schedules preventive and corrective maintenance to meet operational schedules while providing leadership in a team environment. This position is based at Undersea Rescue Command (URC), Naval Base Coronado, San Diego, CA and reports to the Maintenance Manager. This is an "on call" 24-hour per day position.
CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt (hourly)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Schedule and direct corrective and preventive maintenance in support of operations and training.
- Perform controlled maintenance as required by applicable instructions and controlled work packages (CWPs).
- Complete required records and forms and maintain up to date documentation.
- Keep supervisors informed of schedule impacts and status of maintenance and repairs.
- Identify deficiencies noted in the performance of maintenance and initiate required corrective actions.
- Participate directly in the mobilization of rescue assets.
- Support submarine search and rescue response events and mission phases, 7-days a week, 24-hrs a day as required.
- Obtain operational certification of SRDRS watch stations as directed and is required to qualify and perform watch standing requirements of the rescue systems.
- Review CWPs for accuracy and completeness during opening and closing reviews.
- Coordinate maintenance with Navy counterparts and provides periodic updates to maintenance status.
- Interface with outside maintenance activities.
- Supervise and train technicians in maintenance requirements and operational procedures.
- Comply with established Phoenix QMS processes and procedures.
- Associate degree, two years of formal mechanical and hydraulic training, or equivalent work experience of five years maintaining and repairing diesel generator sets, hydraulic power and control equipment, manipulators, and hydraulic tools.
- Minimum of five years experience in Submarine Rescue or Deep Submergence Systems operation and maintenance.
- In-depth knowledge of writing, reviewing, and working with CWPs.
- Understands the use of hydraulic test sets, flow/pressure meters, and non-destructive testing.
- Knowledgeable in Scope of Certification (SOC) systems.
- Must qualify as Quality Assurance (QA) craftsman and inspector, as a minimum.
- Ability to supervise personnel and maintenance.
- Familiar with Lockout/Tagout safety procedures.
- Significant physical effort required. Must be able to pass physical.
- Self-motivated with the ability to work in a team environment and handle assignments independently.
- Computer skills with competence in Microsoft Office Suite.
- Expected to work a minimum of 8-hours per day while in the base facility and 12-hours per day when at sea or deployed.
- Qualified or able to qualify as crane and forklift operator.
- Must possess a current U.S. passport.
- Ability to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.
- Ability to travel worldwide, on short notice, for indefinite periods of time and must be available to travel on an emergency basis.
- Ability to walk unassisted and carry 45 pounds.
- Ability to pass an initial drug/alcohol screen and subsequent random tests.
- Must pass the physical required for working offshore.
Phoenix International, Inc, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national