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Company: Acro Service Corporation
Location: VA - Newport News VA
Last Updated: 3/12/2013
Posted: 2/27/2013
Salary: N/A

Technician, Newport News, VA

Performs a variety of duties in the electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, or optical areas. Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, and maintains equipment, components, devices, or systems.

Works from engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions.

Operates related equipment; conducts tests and reports data in prescribed format. Performs calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed; prepares prescribed compounds and solutions.

Exclude technicians working in Production or Quality Assurance.

Requires an Associate's Degree in a relevant discipline (Engineering Technology, Design, etc.), or the equivalent in education, training and experience.

A minimum of 3 - 5 years of relevant technical experience, at the Engineering Analyst/Technician level, during which time a detailed working knowledge of technical issues in engineering/shipbuilding has been attained is required.

Able to apply competent knowledge of mathematics, mechanics and/or materials, and a working knowledge of the Navy's programs, standards, materials, and testing procedures. The ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical personnel is necessary.

Reviews all procedures and specifications to determine parameters for quality analysis of the processes

Conducts Environmental Readings—manually records, analyses, and documents

Comments environmental conditions on 4749 Environmental Log Sheets.

Deploys, downloads, analyses, and documents environmental conditions using data loggers (critical & non-critical jobs).

Performs ''in-process'' analysis, marks up defects, and records all items not conforming to specifications and procedures for each surface preparation and coating process job.

Assists foreman with evaluation of tank readiness for X67/SOS ''call in'' for inspection.

Acts as department X33 technical representative during “G" checkpoint inspections with X67/SOS.

Reviews critical coated areas OQE (Objective Quality Evidence) such as 4749s and associated logs for errors or non-conformance to spec prior to and after “G" checkpoints.

Assists X67 with data collection (DFTs, Chloride readings, Profile readings, etc.) during inspections with SOS oversight. Acts in place of X67 Inspector if X67 cannot support request.

Document Coordination and Control -Initiate Coating Records utilizing X67 database. Track coating record activity. Disposition completed records and retain/store copies of coating records.

Coordinate inspection call-ins with Production Foreman, X67 and SOSQA

Assist in conducting pre and post job inspection briefs w/X67 and SOS. (Ultimate responsibility rests w/foreman, but may or may not be present)

Manage issuance and control of inspection/monitoring equipment.

Perform in process analysis of critical coating processes and work to ensure compliance to procedures and specifications.

Analyze and evaluate environmental and coating readings during the critical coatings process; make recommendations based on results of analysis, to include corrective actions.

Interface with Division, Sector and Customer quality personnel to resolve quality deficiencies and identify corrective actions.

Supports General Foreman and Foreman through Analysis of quality data to identify deficiency trends and recommend preventive actions.

Supports General Foreman and Foreman as Coach and Mentor for both foreman and hourly employees to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the technical aspects of surface preparation and coating process.

Collection of deficiencies and input into an individualized Program Quality Database

High School Diploma or G.E.D.

5 years verifiable experience in Industrial or Marine Surface Preparation and Coatings work.

Current (up to date) NBPI, N.A.C.E. CIP Level 1, SSPC PCI level 1, Frosio Level 1 etc. Higher levels or full certifications are desirable, as are other certifications from N.A.C.E., SSPC, Frosio,

Performs analyses and tests of raw materials, packaging materials, and/or finished products from manufacturing, to ensure quality standards and compliance to customer and regulatory requirements, and tolerance specifications for the chemical or physical property.

Performs a variety of qualitative tests or qualitative assays on samples, and to aid in maintenance and certification of test instruments and apparatus to ensure compliance. Prepares and monitors quality statistics and reports.

Reviews production records for conformance to procedures.

Conducts non-conformance tests of manufactured, packaged or tested product.

For this particular position US citizenship is requested.

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