Continental Tide Defense Systems, Inc. Planner/Estimator II in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Job Descriptions:

Company Overview:

Continental Tide Defense Systems, Inc. (Continental Tide) is an industry leader, providing engineering and industrial services to the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Military Sealift Command, and other DoD organizations. At Continental Tide, we understand that a great company culture is one where employees know their voice is heard, no matter what their title is, and letting them grow in their role as the company does. We want to provide our employees with the opportunity to learn, be challenged and be in a position where they can succeed, develop new skills, and do things they wouldn't have the opportunity to do elsewhere. With our fast-paced and challenging environment, employees here at Continental Tide can catapult themselves to the top and we’re looking for "the best at what they do" to join our team and help us grow.

*Please note due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements. Only local candidates will be considered.

Job Overview:

Continental Tide is seeking an experienced Planner/Estimator for our Fleet Services Group. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing labor and material estimates for various ship repair, modernization and Alteration Installation Team (AIT) projects.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all facets of production planning and estimating for shipboard repair and installation initiatives.

  • Assist Program and Project Managers with Planning and Estimating both Surface and Submarine Alterations, Repair or Fleet Modernization projects.

  • Analyzes blue prints, drawing packages, and other documentation to prepare time, labor and material estimates for both shop and shipboard efforts.

  • Prepares comparative estimates as a basis for selecting qualified subcontractors.

Required Experience:

  • Must possess a high school, trade or vocational school degree

  • 5-10 years of direct experience in ship repair and installation planning and estimating in Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Collaboration, and Intelligence Systems (C5I) and Hull, Mechanical and Electrical (HM&E) systems and equipment on surface ships and submarines.

  • Ability to read and interpret ship installation drawings, installation specifications and NAVSEA Standard Items is a must.

  • Must have or have the ability to obtain a SECRET clearance

  • Must have the ability to obtain base access and security credentials

  • Ability to lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by the specific job, but no less than 30 lbs.

  • Ability to work on and climb ladders, work in extreme temperature environments, aboard ships, in shipyards, under industrial conditions and in confined spaces.

  • Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States.

  • Due to export control regulations, this role is open to U.S. citizens only.

Additional Requirements:

  • Organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and execute multiple assigned tasks

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Keyword: cost estimate,planner

From: Continental Tide Defense Systems, Inc.