205049 - Designer 2
Newport News
$24.91 to $32.78 DOE
6 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Designer 2 for an opportunity in Newport News, VA.

Designs components or portions of systems and modifies existing designs to develop or improve products and facilitate manufacturing operations. Utilizes computer-aided design equipment and/or graphic tools such as, CAD, CAM or CATIA. Gathers information, makes studies, computes calculations, and prepares original rough layouts, sketches to present design proposal. Coordinates design criteria with engineering, manufacturing, tooling, material, and planning group such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials, and contractual specifications. Exclude classifications in which incumbents predominantly perform drafting assignments.

Leveling Factors:

Considerable Full knowledge of the job. Substantial acquaintance with and understanding of general aspects of the job with a broad understanding of the detailed aspects of the job.

Supervision Given and Received
Direct General supervision and instructions given for routine work and detailed instructions given for new activities or special assignments.

Typical Duties and Tasks
Duties & tasks are varied but standardized. Performs some more advanced functions. Resolves routine questions and problems, and refers more complex questions to higher levels.

Consequence of Errors
Errors may be detected and corrected but may cause moderate loss of time or customer/user dissatisfaction.

Contacts are typically with individuals within own department and occasionally with contacts outside own organization. Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation.

Associate's Degree and 1 year of experience. 2 years of related experience can be substituted for Associate's degree. 4 years of non-related experience can be substituted for Associate's degree. An Apprentice Certificate or graduation from Navy Nuclear Power School can be substituted for Associate's degree.

The successful candidates should have a general working knowledge of shipbuilding and design integration. This position is specific for developing visual work instructions for trades across all shipbuilding disciplines as a level 2 employee. Candidates should have experience with Siemens Teamcenter and NX (3D). Candidates should be familiar with basic weld joint designs (Naval). The successful candidates must be able to coordinate design criteria with other departments and external organizations to ensure that all requirements are meet. This individual will need good oral and written skills, and be comfortable "directing traffic" between all involved parties with limited supervision. Preferred experience:
Prior shipbuilding experience
Experience working with technical documents/drawings
Sheet Metal Fabrication
Steel Fabrication
Pipe design: installation, MMAP, Hanger Details
Machinery background with emphasis on GD&T (shop &/or ship)
Cableway design
Ability to adapt quickly to change
Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with suppliers/customers
Use of SAP for schedule and material look ups
Technical writing
Microsoft Office Suite (Word & Excel)

Required PPE Ear Muffs, Hard Hat, Safety Glasses, Steel Toe Boots

Associates Degree is required. See substitutions in required experience.
School must be accredited.

5/40 workweek. 7:30am - 4pm

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Andrew Craft
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x173 or (877) 244-5418 x173

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.