Military Sealift Command is actively recruiting for Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics Engineers and has issued a direct hiring authority to fill these positions. Download the Job Opportunity Announcement for position requirements and application submission instructions.

MSC has a number of technical areas in which mechanical engineers are employed. The top three areas are design engineering, port engineering, and maintenance engineering. Mechanical engineers at MSC also perform work as on-site construction representatives, engineering test and inspection, safety, environmental management and energy conservation engineers.

Design Engineers perform ship system and subsystem machinery design, alterations and modifications development for various mechanical and technical issues related to ship design and operation to include the following:

Port Engineers perform various ship maintenance and repair support functions including:

Maintenance Engineers perform various tasks supporting maintenance management system and data development, including:

Mechanical engineering duties:

Electrical/Electronics Engineer

MSC employees engineers in a number of different technical areas. The top three areas are design engineering, port engineering and maintenance engineering. Electrical engineers are responsible for managing technical aspects of shipboard engineering requirements of generating, distribution and controlling electrical power, and lighting and communication circuits. Electrical engineers prepare electrical load analysis, fault current analysis, coordination of protective devices for proposed alterations for assured safe and reliable electrical plant operation. This responsibility takes the form of contract designs, in-house designs, trouble shooting and First Article Testing in accordance with applicable regulatory agencies. Electrical and electronic engineers make surveys, inspection trips and attend sea trials and/or ship checks before, during, and after alterations. Electronic engineers are responsible for design, maintenance and configuration control for shipboard electrical systems, navigation and machinery control electronics, IC systems.

To learn more about requirements specific to this position, visit USAJobs. In all cases, to be eligible for a career with MSC, you must be a U.S. citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.