Army Watercraft Advisor

Posted Date 1 month ago(12/21/2022 9:44 AM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Part Time
Portal Location : Location
US-VA-Hampton Roads
Minimum Salary
USD $67,770.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $152,450.00/Yr.


Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Product Manager of Army Watercraft Systems (PM AWS) with the Life Cycle Management of the Army Watercraft Fleet through engineering and safety analysis, design support, technical support, configuration management, maintenance engineering, quality assurance, integrated logistics support, test asset installation, program management, new equipment training, milestone documentation, obsolescence management, and business case analysis.


Noblis MSD is seeking an Army Watercraft Technical Advisor.



  • Provide technical guidance to engineers on a variety of technical tasks
  • Produce engineering documentation, reports, drawings (flow charts, block diagrams, and schematics)
  • Review detailed mathematical calculations using established formulas; conduct preliminary analyses of data where guidelines are provided in such areas as trajectory adequacy, model dimensional consistency; and make quantitative judgments concerning technical data
  • Use computers in performance of analyses and development of documentation/reports
  • May conduct tests and record data to assist with engineering evaluation or analysis


Required minimum skills and knowledge:

  • Bachelor's degree and minimum of 5 years related experience, OR Master's degree and 3 years related experience, OR Doctorate and 1 year related experience; or High School Diploma with 11 years of related experience

  • Understanding of the Army Watercraft Logisitics Lifecycle and provisioning documentation requirements, including the Service Life Extension Program (SLEP)

  • Technical working knowledge of Army Watercraft and associated systems, including Logistics Support Vessel (LSV), Landing Craft Utility (LCU), Landing Craft Mechanized (LCM), Tug Class Vessels, and Manuever Support Vessel (Light)

  • Must have experience with the following systems and associated equipment:  propulsion, hydraulics, piping, pneumatic, electrical, and power generation.
  • Must be able to obtain a DoD secret level clearance and maintain clearance throughout employment

  • Must be able to obtain base access credentials within the first 60 days of hire and maintain credentials throughout employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Desired skills and knowledge:

  • Candidates with 88L20/30 transportation school certification or higher are highly desired

  • Candidates with hands-on maintenance experience on US Army watercraft systems highly desired

  • Prior experience leading and directing hands-on trades teams preferred

  • Experience with MTU, Caterpillar, and John Deere engines a plus

Client Engagement

• Begin developing relationships one level up and two levels down. Identify and support opportunities to expand project scope beyond current deliverable and actively share information about clients’ emerging support needs and trends with team members and management.
· Participate on proposals


At Noblis, we recognize your impact, offer you opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings may include healthcare, retirement and savings plans, paid time off, disability and life insurance programs, learning and development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections. Regular full and part time staff are incentive plan eligible.


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, and Noblis MSD 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

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