Sep 16, 2020

Submarine Maintenance System Analyst (PDMA) Norfolk, Virginia

  • JSL Technologies, Inc.
  • Norfolk, Virginia
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Installation - Maint - Repair Logistics Other Program Management Skilled Labor Training

Job Description

Submarine Maintenance System Analyst (PDMA)

Full TimeVirginia Beach, VA, Virginia Beach, VA, US2 days agoRequisition ID: 1322

Location(s): Norfolk, Virginia 

Schedule: Full Time 

Travel: 10% 


Job Description: 

  • Conduct onboard post-deployment maintainability assessment (PDMA).  
  • Assess ability of Ship’s Force to support and maintain ICS systems / equipment in multiple workcenters and Hull, Mechanical and Electrical (HM&E) Systems / Equipment based on recent POM and deployments.  
  • Assess ability of Ship’s Force to perform organizational-level (O-level) preventive and corrective maintenance, and troubleshoot, perform fault isolation / identification, and repair / restoration of ICS maintenance problems and discrepancies.  
  • Focus on adequacy, effectiveness, and utilization of the following maintainability factors and products: 
    • Manning (NEC Management) 
    • Training, Logistics (Technical Documentation, Support and Test Equipment (ST&E) - Repair parts / Maintenance Assistance Modules (MAMs) 
    • CSMP Management and Maintainability 
  • Develop a quick-look/ hot-wash out-brief provided to Ship’s Force CoC and highlighting specific maintenance and maintainability issues identified during the assessment and recommendations to increase Ship’s maintainability and self-sufficiency during their next POM / Deployment cycle. Provide PDMA training and support as required. 
  • Develop formal PDMA Maintainability Report (MR).  
  • PDMA MR identifying and documenting maintainability issues and provide actionable data to support data-driven recommendations / actions that address, resolve, and/or improve Ship’s Force ability to maintain systems prior to upcoming POM and deployment. MR identifies specific maintenance / maintainability issues associated with installed systems / equipment, manning, training, S&TE, and repair parts / MAM's that may adversely affect Ship’s ability to maintain systems and equipment. 


Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Organization – Highly organized and able to prioritize tasking. 
  • Time Management – Uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources. 
  • Customer Service – Manages difficult customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments. 
  • Computer Skills – Demonstrates required skills; adapts to new technologies; uses technology to increase productivity; keeps technological skills up to date. 
  • Analytical Skills – Synthesizes information; collects and researches data; designs workflow. 
  • Communication Skills (oral and written in English language) – Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally and in written form; exhibits good listening skills and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods; speaks clearly; writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information. 
  • Design & Attention to Detail – Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail; follows instructions; responds to management direction. 
  • Adaptable – Adapts to changes in the work environment; multitasks efficiently and effectively; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events. 
  • Teamwork – Demonstrates professional interpersonal skills; balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed. 
  • Personal Appearance – Dresses appropriately for position; keeps self well groomed. 
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time. 
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality. 
  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly. 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Must be a U.S. citizen. 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance level Secret. 
  • Three (3) years full time experience in Submarine Forward Electronic Systems Acquisition and Lifecycle Support. 
  • At least three (3) years of general experience in Navy Program Acquisition and Lifecycle Support to include the following: 
    •  Navy Systems Requirements, Standards, and Procedures 
    •  Navy Program Management 
    •  Navy Configuration Management & Data Management 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Active U.S. Security Clearance level Secret. 
  • B.S. in Engineering. 


Physical Requirements: 

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use arms, hands, and fingers, handle, feel, reach with hands and arms, talk, hear, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, see (close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, adjust focus). 
  • Lifting requirements of up to 25lbs. at times. 


Work Environment: 

  • Office 
  • Onboard Ships/Vessels 


Noise Level: Moderate 


Benefits for eligible employees include: 

  • Vacation Leave 
  • Sick Leave  
  • Holiday Pay 
  • Company Sponsored Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life AD&D, Employee Assistance Program, Worldwide Travel Assistance 
  • Company contributes to medical, dental/orthodontics, and vision insurance plans 
  • Company offers Flexible Spending Account (FSA), voluntary life insurance for employee, spouse, and children, as well as pet discount program. 
  • Education Assistance Program 


Security Clearance:
Applicants must have an active security clearance and/or the ability to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to obtain a DoD government-granted security clearance. Individuals will be subject to a background investigation to include but not limited to, criminal history, employment and education verification, drug testing, and creditworthiness. 



If you are interested in a career with JSL Technologies, Inc. (JSL), please complete an official application on our website at  

If you are seeking a career where you can truly make a difference and gain incredibly valuable experience, you’ll find it at JSL. 

JSL is a certified Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) and Veteran-Owned government contractor providing engineering, logistics, and program support services to the Department of Defense (DoD). As an organization committed to delivering practical, innovative, and affordable solutions, we provide top tier services across 13 different states and 2 international countries. Our management team has over 60 years of experience providing first class services and dedication to the DoD. JSL fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed, and highly accomplished people who respect each other, hold themselves accountable, and continually strive for improvement. 

JSL Technologies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  


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Security Clearance

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