T-Solutions, Inc. Recruiting Team

Port Engineer - Bahrain

Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk | US-CA-San Diego | US-DC-Washington | Bahrain
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/24/2020 8:53 AM)
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T-Solutions is the company people want to work for and work with when seeking global services and innovative solutions. We employ highly qualified and uniquely skilled professionals who are committed to providing services with integrity. We are the preferred partner to deliver excellence and to enrich our clients, employees and communities.


Who We Are

T-Solutions creates exceptional, responsive solutions to complex challenges for our global clients in the field of government contracting.  We are an innovative, agile provider of specialized, technical solutions and an exceptional cache of capabilities that enable mission-critical operations and decision making. We provide the expertise and guidance needed to help customers succeed in today’s era of defense, security, maintenance engineering, logistics, and business transformation. Our core competencies are aligned with the current needs of our customers; and those competencies anticipate and facilitate work with our customer to address their future needs. We are continually striving to adapt emerging and proven technologies to further enhance the abilities of our customers and partners.


Career Opportunity

We are currently seeking candidates for a Port Engineer position supporting the Bahrain Ship Transfer case. The Ship Reactivation portion will take place in an East Coast shipyard and finish in 2022 at which time the position will transfer to Bahrain. The Port Engineer will serve as the “Owner’s Representative” supporting NAVSEA’s role as execution agent for ship repair/transfer and maritime industrial projects for the Royal Bahrain Naval Force (RBNF). The Port Engineer will act as the program office representative at various Follow-On Technical Support (FOTS) and Ship Transfer related activities to enhance communications and provide a degree of quality assurance for work being accomplished. They shall have a primary role in supporting the PMS 326 Country/Program Manager. This individual will have a purely advisory role under the authority and guidance of NAVSEA.  


  • Provide a central point of contact for NAVSEA and the applicable Office of Military Cooperation (OMC) Bahrain, to include engineering management support to schedule, coordinate, and perform vessel repair and maintenance, perform inspections of vessels for repair and maintenance standards and procedures, maintain accurate records of USN supported maintenance.
  • Provides the cognizant NAVSEA project manager with project specific updates on case related issues and keep NAVSEA informed of any potential schedule or quality problems.
  • Provides timely reports to PMS 326 detailing the progress/status of maintenance/ installation teams and provide oversight and insight regarding the team’s performance.
  • Schedule and coordinate flow of work based on host Navy orders, established priorities and availability of personnel, equipment, and resources.
  • Provide oversight and inspections of vessels for repair and maintenance standards and shipboard equipment and system problem solving.
  • Assist the foreign customer with preparing for ship repair production, planned maintenance events and availabilities.
  • Determine, validate, and diagnose specific maintenance requirements for assigned ships or craft. This also requires defining the scope of work and assisting in execution of maintenance plans.
  • Coordinate necessary support services (Contractor, Original Equipment Manufacturers “OEM”, USN, etc.) for incoming teams.
  • Integrate authorized work items for each platform’s set of maintenance and repair requirements. This is to ensure development of an optimized work package.
  • Assist in developing and provide oversight of the processes and procedures for planning and scheduling deferred maintenance.
  • Correlate USN alterations and upgrades for applicability and consideration on RBNF vessels.
  • Coordinate scheduling of work for various USN acquisition and life cycle support stakeholders scheduling work in-country (e.g., CIWS, SM-1, Torpedo, etc.).
  • Be aware of technicians visiting other regional countries that may aid in-country for repair of host Navy equipment arranged by COCOMs/others.
  • Assist in identification of sources of support, both indigenous and USN sponsored.Assist in development of work packages for the CSMP



This position includes a low level of travel.


Education and Experience

  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required.Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years demonstrated expertise in shipboard maintenance and operations
  • Five years experience with Shipyard New Construction or in-service availability planning and execution for Surface Combatant platforms
  • Five years FMS/OCONUS experience
  • Port engineer experience with Navy and Navy maintenance processes is highly desiredDemonstrated knowledge in legacy systems common to ex USN vessels



  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
  • Experience in engineering change proposals, alterations, and change requests
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the generation of engineering reports and analyses
  • Experience in platform centric integrated logistics support, quality control and assurance, testing, operations, maintenance, supply, and training
  • Must possess proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project, and Visio
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License



T-Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.



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