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•     CDI Marine Company was awarded the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Governor’s Award in 2016.


• named CDI as one of the Most Trustworthy Companies in the United States in 2012.


•      CDI Corporation is an EEO/An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer


  • Engineering Tech (Ship Check and Support)                      
  • This position is responsible for conducting ship checks onboard naval vessels, in direct support of advanced planning work specification development.  As part of the duties, this position will utilize applicable drawings and references to conduct ship checks onboard Naval Vessels, validate provided Work Notifications, determine the scope of repairs, and provide an advanced planner with amplifying information to aid in work specification development.  This position will also identify shipboard interferences and any other special circumstances that will impact the planning process and work specification development.  Duties will also include documenting the ship checks with detailed information and photographs on an approved ship check form in Portable Document Format (PDF).


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  • H.S. diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Minimum of three (3) years related experience conducting assessments aboard U.S. Navy ships.
  • The candidate must have extensive knowledge of shipboard structural, mechanical, piping and electrical systems and understand Navy shipboard compartmentation lay-out. 
  • The candidate must have the ability to read, understand and validate a Work Notification and to determine the scope of work contained within that Work Notification. 
  • The candidate must be familiar with Standard Drawing Indexes, Navy Standard Drawings, blueprints, system diagrams, Navy acronyms, and other technical publications and references. 
  • The candidate must have the ability to conduct research and determine the correct reference and/or drawing required for the scope of work identified in the Work Notification. 
  • The candidate must also have physical ability to climb ladders, transit decks and perform work onboard Naval Vessels. 
  • Approximately 10% overseas travel may be required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and ADOBE programs including word processing, databases and spreadsheets is desired.


  • This position requires US citizenship and will be subject to a security investigation, must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain, and maintain a security clearance issued by the US Government. In addition to the security clearance, this position may require an additional background screening for base access.


  • CARRYING and LIFTING. Ability to transport and lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Employee may access remote areas of multi-level vessels
  • Must comply with Company’s Driver Safety Policy if assigned to operate company and/or rental vehicles

Type: Contract

Reference ID: 4589