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Reliability Engineer for Non-Intrusive Inspection System (NIIS) - 18249 at HII-Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Inc.

Posted in Military/Defense 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Abingdon, Maryland

Job Description:

Huntington Ingalls Industries - Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc. (HII-MDIS) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII-MDIS is currently seeking Non-Intrusive Inspection System (NIIS) Reliability Engineer to work in Abingdon, MD.

Duties and Responsibilities (to include but not be limited to the following):

The NIIS Reliability Engineer is responsible for tracking losses and abnormally high maintenance cost assets, and finding ways to reduce those losses or high costs for NIIS equipment.

  • Ensures the reliability and maintainability of new and modified equipment. The Reliability Engineer is responsible for adhering to the Life Cycle Asset Management (LCAM) process throughout the entire life cycle of new assets.

  • Participates in the development of design and installation specifications along with commissioning plans. Participates in the development of criteria for and evaluation of equipment and technical MRO suppliers and technical maintenance service providers. Develops acceptance tests and inspection criteria.

  • Participates in the final check out of new installations.

  • Guides efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls, and safety/security systems.

  • Professionally and systematically defines, designs, develops, monitors and refines an Asset Maintenance Plan that includes:

    • Value-added preventive maintenance tasks

    • Effective utilization of predictive and other non-destructive testing methodologies designed to identify and isolate inherent reliability problems

  • Provides input to a Risk Management Plan that will anticipate reliability-related, and non-reliability-related risks that could adversely impact plant operation.

  • Develops engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other problems that adversely affect plant operations. These problems include capacity, quality, cost or regulatory compliance issues. To fulfill this responsibility the Reliability Engineer applies:

    • Data analysis techniques that can include:

      • Statistical Process Control

      • Reliability modeling and prediction

      • Fault Tree Analysis

      • Weibull Tree Analysis

      • Six Sigma (6σ) Methodology

    • Root-cause and Root-Cause Failure Analysis (RCA, RCFA)

    • Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS)

  • Works with Production to perform  analyses of assets including:

    • Asset Utilization

    • Overall Equipment Effectiveness

    • Remaining useful life

    • Other parameters that define operating condition, reliability and costs of assets

  • Provides technical support to maintenance management and technical personnel.

  • Applies value analysis to repair/replace, repair/redesign, and make/buy decisions.

    Qualifications and Experience:

    Required –

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • Eight (8) years’ relevent engineering experience.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Candidate must be a U.S. citizen, possess a Secret Security Clearance, possess or able to obtain a U.S. Passport and U.S. and International Drivers License’s.

    Preferred –

  • U.S. Military service veteran or experience working with the U.S. military and interfacing directly with uniformed military personnel, understanding military protocol and Chain of Command.


  • An active Security Clearance at the SECRET level or higher is required

  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements

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