Diesel Engine Technician - Norfolk, VA in Norfolk, VA at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 5/14/2020

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Job Description

Job ID: #17110

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Diesel Engine Technician for code 264 in support of Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center located at Norfolk, VA. This is a Direct Hire Opportunity. 

This individual must have an Active Secret Clearance. 

Who We Are

RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.


  • Assist in the assessment, installation, monitoring, and service of diesel engines and systems at the Naval Station Norfolk and local shipyards
  • Perform or coordinate test and evaluation, checkout, certification tasks.
  • Perform validations/verifications of various mechanical and electrical systems. 
  • Design and write test procedures, critique system test procedures, and assist in the development of upgrades and enhancements.
  • Implement engineering change instructions.
  • Investigate system problems and provide white papers on the results of the investigation.
  • Prepare recommendations and solutions on system problems to include alternate testing to verify change.
  • Train others in the operation and performance of diesel engines
  • Establish and maintain a filing system, databases and logs as needed for tracking project status and inventory.
  • Direct on-site customer interface for equipment/system installation, testing, survey, fabrication, and other engineering tasks as needed.
  • Comply with engineering documentation standards, engineering plans, system specifications and test procedures.
  • Provide technical data and evaluation for components, equipment and systems consistent with engineering plans, layout and contract requirements.
  • Serve as senior/lead technician and assist in the training of other technicians.
  • May coordinate and supervise a team of employees for a given job with responsibility for scheduling tasks, monitoring, technical and employee performance. - May support engineers in the development of technical proposal and provide input on the technical content and level of effort of the proposed scope of work.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the operation, repair, maintenance and assessment of U.S. Navy diesel engine inspections, MPDE, SSDG, EDG associated support systems to include lube oil, fuel oils sea water, engine jacket water, engine control systems (electronic/pneumatic) and Vibration, Performance and failure analysis
  • Must have familiarity of OEM Service either through experience and/or equivalent OEM Factory/Navy certificates/NEC
  • Must have recent (within 18 months) hands-on experience with the respective equipment
  • Must be knowledgeable in engine performance analysis, repairs, machinery vibration and failure analysis
  • Must be knowledgeable in interpreting, reviewing, and applying engine work specifications, engine maintenance standards/practices, repair procedures and technical documentation
  • Active Secret Clearance

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.


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