ATSS is looking for a Test lead for Main Propulsion Tests for a client in Florida

Job Summary

Work with the  Test Manager to ensure all Main Propulsion tests and validations are fully accomplished  in support of schedule, cost and performance requirements.

Job Duties

Regular attendance at work and the ability to work flexible hours, including overtime, weekends, and holidays. Support the Test Manager in execution of a robust total ship test program including, but not limited to, development of test processes and procedures for all Main Propulsion areas, including interfaces to other Shipboard Systems, including Controls. Shall develop test reports, to include shipboard operational, Dock Trials, Builders Sea Trials, and Navy INSURV acceptance trials. Shall be able to work as Test Lead for assigned systems, and ability to lead the production team thru the installation check-out, grooming, and system operation of assigned systems. Be able to demonstrate proper operation of equipment and systems to USCG and INSURV. Work with Production, QA, Engineering and Test to ensure 100% corrective actions within the assigned areas, are done for taking all trial cards and deficiencies in test and QA and correcting them in hulls under construction. Work with the Test Manager to de-conflict competing priorities during all Testing and Activation projects to deliver results within financial and schedule specifications. Support the Test Manager in production, test, launch, and trials Readiness Reviews within assigned area. Support the Test Manager during Pre and Post Sea Trials meetings within assigned area. Support Test Manager in coordinating with Engineering and Project Management to ensure that the shipyard testing strategy is being followed in assigned areas. Perform other duties as assigned.

Three more years’ experience shipboard testing, developing procedures, performing test validation, verifying pre-requisites, and documentation into deliverable test reports. Previous ship construction and test, with shipboard mechanical and electrical experience preferred. Experience developing test procedures using ABS NVR highly desired. Must be able to quickly understand basic system operation, and integration with Controls Systems. Must be able to effectively troubleshoot issues and failures. Experience with integration of a test program into Program Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), starting with design through fabrication, construction, and delivery preferred. Requires the ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.


Intermediate level Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook experience. Working knowledge of various web- based design and collaboration tools desired. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, Company policies/procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to interpret contract requirements, specifications, and drawings into a comprehensive test program. Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with strict deadlines. Ability to effectively present information, brief presentations and respond to questions from senior management, employees, government officials and the public. Effective written and verbal communication skills required. Ability to forge and sustain outstanding client-relationships while managing multiple work streams. Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment and have an attention to detail. Ability to work both independently and as part of the project team while exercising diplomacy and tact. Ability to rapidly obtain, sort, filter, and analyze large volumes of data for distillation into high-level reports.