Sayres & Associates
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

Sayres and Associates Corporation (Sayres) is a dynamic, Native American-owned, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that has been providing excellence in service to the Federal Government since 2001. We offer a broad spectrum of security, management, technical and engineering services including Program Administration, Policy Analysis, Counterintelligence Cyber Security, Acquisition Management, Acquisition Logistics, Integrated Product Support, Production Management, Business Financial Management, Systems Engineering, Systems Integration, System Test and Evaluation. Sayres is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices throughout the United States and has a presence abroad.  

Our success can be attributed first to a proven track record of performance excellence based on our customer-focused approach to services. We have demonstrated experience effectively managing large contractor teams across multiple functional areas for major programs. Perhaps most importantly, Sayres offers financial stability and organizational maturity comparable to a large company, coupled with the agility of a small business, providing cost effective solutions and best value to our customers.  

Awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington Metropolitan District Office's 8(a) Graduate of the Year for 2017, Sayres and Associates Corporation continues to grow in a highly competitive environment while exceeding customers' expectations and providing a work experience conducive to personal and professional development. 



The Post Delivery Hull Engineer is assigned to each Navy Class ship and provides Post Shakedown Availability (PSA) engineering to the Hull Manager (HM), acting as the focal point for technical and engineering efforts on the assigned Hull.  The Post Delivery Hull Engineer will:

  1. Develop technical resolutions to engineering problems that arise in the production of Navy Ships.
  2. Monitor work item candidates from various sources including the Class Configuration Control Board (CCB), Technical Support Team, Ship Design Manager, and Ship's Force, and incorporate any lessons learned.
  3. Provide technically sound Statements of Work to the Navy so that the changes may be considered for PSA work packages and Class engineering changes.
  4. Review work specifications developed by the PSA Planning Yards to ensure compliance with certification standards, Class build specifications, and 4e work specification requirements.
  5. Coordinate with the NAVSEA Technical community in resolving engineering problems.
  6. Serve as a member of the on-site PSA management team, on a travel basis, in the home-port or shipyard for the vessel being worked.  Time on-site includes one or more Shipyard periods per year averaging 4 months in duration each.
  7. Access the vessel including all spaces of the vessel and possible dry-docks where it may be docked in order to progress work being completed during the availability.
  8. Assist in the development of a written Program response to each issue addressed in the Commanding Officer's Letter of Concerns issued in preparation of Final Contract Trial.

This position description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by the incumbents of this position.  The incumbents may be requested to perform position-related tasks other than those stated in this description.  


Qualifications & Clearance Requirements

Education, Work Experience, Skills and Clearance Requirements:

  1. Bachelor's degree in engineering and five (5) years of Navy shipbuilding experience OR 10 years of Navy shipbuilding experience in lieu of degree.
  2. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  3. Superior organizational skills.
  4. Client/customer experience.
  5. Ability to work in a team environment.
  6. Active Secret security clearance verifiable in JPAS prior to start date.


  1. Prior military, maritime, or Marine Engineer background.
  2. NAVSEA Program Office, Post Delivery Support experience.
  3. Strong Marine Engineering experience.
  4. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  5. Knowledge of Contract Documentation, experience reading contract data, and familiarity with NAVSEA financial tools.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status.


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