Availability Work Package Manager

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/13/2022 11:58 AM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Full Time
Portal Location : Location


Noblis MSD is seeking an Availability Work Package Manager (AWPM) to be a non-nuclear surface ship subject matter expert. The AWPM will provide analysis and recommendations to support Fleet Maintenance & Industrial Management, Systems Engineering, and Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Control (QC) initiatives.


The AWPM will plan non-nuclear, US Navy Maintenance and Modernization Availabilities with regard to schedule, cost, content and technical considerations, assess and report risks to availability schedule; and provide expert advice to Senior Navy Leadership at the Type Commander level.  


Responsibilities will include:

  • Monitor the progress of Mandatory Technical Requirements (MTRs) upon AWP turnover from SURFMEPP.
  • Support depot level availability duration studies to ensure that corrective maintenance and life cycle maintenance impacts are understood.
  • Provide analyses and reports to maintenance and modernization stakeholders.
  • Plan and participate in meetings and events to include:
  • TYCOM depot level availability planning conferences, Life Cycle Planning Conferences,
  • Mid-Cycle reviews, AWP turnover meetings, Integrated Project Team Development (IPTD) meetings, AWP close-out meetings, Surface Team One Knowledge Sharing Network forums, milestone meetings for advanced planning, and CNO availability work planning meetings including A-410 meetings and events.
  • Provide an After Action Report (AAR) for each event. 


Required Skills:

  • Apply technical expertise, practical engineering judgment, and business acumen to the research, development, and design of life cycle maintenance & modernization for non-nuclear surface ships
  • Use the Microsoft Office suite of products proficiently, especially Microsoft Excel
  • Provide analysis and recommendation to provide direct support for Fleet Maintenance & Industrial Management, Systems Engineering and QA/QC initiatives
  • Research, create and brief programmatic and technical white papers addressing top attention items up to the Flag/SES level
  • Assist in Risk Management (RSKM) and program reviews, IPTs, working groups for naval programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and great customer interaction
  • A working knowledge of current Fleet maintenance procedures associated with published Navy directives, including the Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual (JFMM)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail


Required Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in related field or additional experience in lieu
  • 8-12 years of experience Fleet shipboard maintenance.
  • 7-10 years dedicated experience in related industry or Civil Service 
  • Uniformed or Civil Service, or Industrial experience in the planning / execution of Naval Ship Maintenance Availabilities. 

Client Engagement

· Learn about the Noblis business development lifecycle, processes, tools, and account structure
· Contribute specialized domain or technical content to proposal sections or client white papers
· Build a productive relationship with your client and understand their structure and goals


With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. Noblis seeks an environment free from COVID-19 and prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Attestation of vaccination status will be required for employment with Noblis.  Unvaccinated employees may be subject to additional health and safety requirements to include any federal, state and/or client restrictions.


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, Noblis MSD and Noblis + Mikros Systems tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.


Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact employee-relations@noblis.org

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