Ships System Analyst / Small Boat Engineers

Gryphon Technologies   •  

San Diego, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 278 days ago

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Gryphon, headquartered in Washington, DC, is a premier engineering services firm with expertise in Systems Integration, C4ISR, T&E and Integrated Logistics with a focus on Cyber Security for Control Systems for all Navy platforms and systems. Gryphon provides the skills necessary to manage the development and operations of these mission critical systems.  For over 15years, the Company has designed, integrated, maintained, and upgraded state-of-the-art systems for the Department of Defense. Gryphon also provides many of its government clients with the systems analysis, integration, and program management skills necessary to manage the development and operations of their mission critical systems.  Gryphon Technologies is the federal government’s partner working in support of mission critical systems. We are proud of our ability to help shape tomorrow, while ensuring today’s U.S. and coalition forces can carry out their critical missions and tasks.


Gryphon Technologies, LC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Females, Disabled, & Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Implement an HM&E Maintenance and Marine Production Surveyor services to assist small craft crew personnel in Pre/Post Ship Deployment inspections and surveys of all PACFLT Standard ship’s embarked boats for U.S. Navy ships home ported in Pearl Harbor, HI, Everett, WA, San Diego, CA, Sasebo, Japan, and Yokosuka, Japan. Provide engineering, technical, repair, maintenance training and logistical support on all PACFLT U.S. Navy ships embarked Small Craft / Boats for maintenance planning and execution.


Provide survey, inspection, guidance and instruction to Ship’s Force to assist in the maintenance planning for embarked Small Craft / Ships Boats.


Provide engineering and technical (Program Management) support for PACFLT U.S. Navy ships Small Craft / Ships Boats.


Provide these services in two concurrent applications: Technical Surveyor Services and HM&E Maintenance Planning and Maintenance oversight, and maintenance training assistance services.


Assist ship's force in performing necessary inspection/surveys of embarked ship’s Small Craft / Ships Boat components and equipment IAW technical manuals and PMS.


Provide engineering and technical support services and assist Ship’s Force via screened AWRs, provide assistance to diagnose Small Craft / Ships Boats equipment problems, make repairs and maintain the following systems and equipment:

  • Diesel Engines
  • Small Craft / Ship’s Boat Mechanical Systems
  • Small Craft / Ship’s Boat Fuel Systems
  • Small Craft / Ships Boat Steering Systems

Provide OEM Specialty Training for ship’s force personnel (OEM: STEYR and Boatswain’s Locker, Inc.) courses:

  • “Basic Operation (including adjustment of valves, setting injector height & setting rack)"; and
  • “Reading of Stored Engine Codes"

Other duties include:

  • Perform material condition inspection of equipment and by the conduct of static and dynamic evaluations and operational performance tests.
  • Provide technical assistance to Ship's Force to correct ships boat equipment, machinery and/or system discrepancies.
  • Provide recommendations for correction of deficiencies which otherwise remain outstanding and beyond Ship's Force ability/capacity to correct.
  • Provide Small Craft / Ship’s Boats equipment/machinery operator and maintenance training to Ship’s Force personnel in order to upgrade Ship’s Force ability to diagnose problems, operate boats equipment or machinery in accordance with established procedure.
  • Provide assistance to Ship’s Force in performing screened AWR maintenance actions and repairs to minimize the need for off-ship maintenance support/resources.
  • Contribute to the development of engineering and logistics documentation, and support logistics functions.


A minimum of five years of related experience is required with at least three years experience working with small craft engineering systems.


Military education or training is required.


Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements of experience with the following Navy systems:

  • Cummins QSB 6.7-liter 380-hp twin inboard engines paired with Hamilton Jet HJ292 water jets,
  • Steyr diesel engine with Bravo Two X MerCruiser sterndrive.
  • Detroit and Caterpillar marine diesel engines.
  • Basic 12-volt electrical system.
  • Naval Ships Technical Manual (NSTM)
  • Small Boat Engineer

Must be able to instruct ship’s crew on the proper maintenance of the crafts power plant arrangement and its associated support systems.


Must be able to operate Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) (11m and 7m) Small Craft Engineer qualified.


One must have good written communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, engineering, mathematical, and organizational skills. Ability to follow directions is a must. Applicants must be able to work well alone and as part of a team. A Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one will be required. U.S. Citizenship required.