Corrosion Control Technician

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McKean Defense Group, LLC is a privately held Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation and Program Management business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. McKean’s engineers, developers, technical staff, programmers, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, and develop strategies to support the Warfighter. McKean’s employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations.

McKean Defense Group is recruiting for a Senior Corrosion Control Technician who has a m inimum of ten years of practical experience in responsible engineering duties including a minimum of seven years of experience in the prevention and control of corrosion on naval vessels, specifically in hull, topside, interior, and deck surface coating systems. The ideal candidate will p rovide corrosion control policy guidance and technical support at the Program level for NAVSEA organizations such as PEO-TSC with regard to AEGIS Class (DDG-51 and CG-47) ships, conduct surveys of underwater hull, topside, interior, and decks to determine the effectiveness of specific corrosion control systems, participate in AEGIS Class Post Shakedown Availabilities. Additional duties include reviewing and providing technical guidance on specifications being prepared for corrosion control systems to be installed on such ships as AEGIS Class ships during construction, maintenance, and repair, interpreting and providing guidance regarding the practical application of government regulations regarding paint, coating, and preservation system application compliance. Additionally, the candidate must be able to provide technical guidance concerning the techniques involved in the inspection of preparation and application of corrosion protection systems.

Required Skills Excellent communication skills (written, oral, and presentation) are required. Comfortable briefing large audiences of mid to senior level staff and leadership is essential

Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret level security clearance

Required Experience Must be a graduate of high school, trade school, industrial school, or correspondence school in which credits were received in algebra, plane geometry, trigonometry, drafting, and physics.

Must be familiar with and experienced in the application of the regulations of the Clean Air Act, NESHAP, EPA, OSHA, ASTM 718F, and the Material Data Safety Sheet with regard to VOC compliance.

Must hold a certification as a "Coating Systems Inspector" issued by either the National Association of Corrosion Engineers, NSWCCD Philadelphia, or NSWCPHD Port Hueneme.