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MPCMS Tech / Test Engineer

Lockheed Martin

Marinette, WI
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The Program: Lockheed Martin and our Ship Building partner Marinette Marine are building a very impressive fleet of ships in northern Wisconsin. This ship class is the Littoral Combat Ships or LCS and is one of the most advanced ships of the 21st century to date. LCS is a new class of surface combatant ship
designed to defeat growing threats close to shore and perform a variety of missions such as mine warfare, anti-submarine warfare, surface warfare and
humanitarian relief. This exciting and important work is projected to run for many years
The Job: The LCS Test and Engineering (T&E) Main Propulsion Control & Monitoring System (MPCMS) position, under the supervision of the lead MPCMS test
engineer, will perform the following tasks:
• Coordinate Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Main
Propulsion Control & Monitoring System (MPCMS) Test
and Engineering (T&E) activities including planning,
documentation, & execution of shipboard installation,
testing, trials, & certification, for the ship automation
and control/monitoring systems
• Provide oversight, coordination, & maintenance of
T&E plans and schedules for respective test areas
• Coordinate test planning, dependency management,
and test conduct with the Installation Engineers
(Seaframe, Combat Systems), ship builder, LM teams,
vendors, QA, and customer
• Coordinate the process for definition, verification, &
work-off of dependencies to support MPCMS test
• Develop and implement strategies for MPCMS test
sequence and prioritization to minimize impact and
achieve schedules
• Identify, communicate, and coordinate problems
and deficiencies impacting MPCMS installation and
• Coordinate the development & documentation of
daily test plans & status to manage & track test
dependencies & progress
• Coordinate Trials planning & conduct with the
shipyard and LM teams for MPCMS areas
• Provide technical coordination/support to the Navy
for MPCMS certifications
• Serve as LCS MPCMS liaison with the Navy test
• Keep knowledge current on related industry
knowledge and standards

Basic Qualifications
• Some knowledge of ship automation and ship
propulsion control/monitoring system equipment
operation and integration
• US Navy NEC / Gas Turbine Specialist Electrical or
Gas Turbine Specialist Mechanical background a plus
• Prior experience troubleshooting and repairing
electronics to the subcomponent level
• Some ship development/design, ship
construction/repair, and/or marine service with
progressively responsible experience
• Experience with soldering, fabricating wiring
harnesses and custom cables a plus
• US military electronics troubleshooting and repair
• Prior experience with associated test equipment to
include radio frequency (RF) generators, multimeters,
oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzers
• Prior experience with ship machinery control
Systems (MCS)
• Prior experience monitoring ship HM&E equipment
such as propulsion plant, electric plant, damage
control or safety equipment systems
• Prior experience as a US Navy fire control
electronics technician
• Ability to coordinate production, vendors, and
outside agencies for required installation, light-off,
test, and trials support, including dependency
identification, tracking, and resolution
• Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot in a shipyard
• Ability to research design and implementation
issues, read and translate ship drawings, and
communicate implementation approaches and

Desired skills
• Experience with the operation and maintenance of USN Propulsion Controls equipment
• Experience working in a shipyard environment.
- Knowledge of Profibus Networks

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status

Job Location(s): Marinette Wisconsin