Ocean Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-Ventura
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 days ago(5/23/2024 2:48 PM)
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Senior Ocean Engineer


Be the Difference


Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Ocean Engineer for the Ocean Engineering and Technology Support Program, supporting the Navy Division.




LOCATION:   Ventura, CA 

JOB STATUS: Full Time provided that the Customer awards sufficient work to support full-time employment

TRAVEL: Up to 5%




  • Highest Level of Education: Master’s degree in Ocean, Civil, or Mechanical Engineering
  • Certification(s) required: Professional Engineering registration
  • A minimum of ten years practical experience in design and development of advanced equipment and systems for use in the deep ocean, including subsea cable structures, ocean engineering instrumentation, subsea navigation systems, hydrodynamics, and structural analysis.
  • A minimum of four years’ experience in design and analysis of at-sea load handling systems, deck winches, deck machinery, and load/motion compensation equipment
  • A minimum of four years’ experience in the adaptation of ocean engineering methods and systems for use in extreme environmental conditions.
  • A minimum of four years’ experience in the systematic application of corrosion control methods to undersea systems.
  • A minimum of four years’ experience in the integration of ocean cable systems, including both bottom-laid and suspended or towed systems
  • A minimum of ten years’ experience in R&D for analysis and design of underwater work systems for remotely operated vehicles
  • A Top Secret clearance based on an TS investigation and deemed eligible for SCI access.  US Citizenship is Required



  • Assist NAVFAC EXWC in conducting a detailed system integration study for installing a handling system on NAVFAC EXWC offshore support vessels, to include deck layouts, structural modification assessment, motion compensation systems, over boarding assembly concept design, ship stability analyses, and inputs to level of effort and schedule to complete the integration.
  • Assist NAVFAC EXWC to fabricate, assemble and accept specially designed titanium cable grip hardware subsystems, cable survivability and protection hardware, and participate in concept development and design assessment for cable protection and trawl resistant design solutions and cable installation.



  • Four years’ experience above the minimum level required may be substituted for the Master’s degree requirement. A Bachelor’s degree in Ocean, Civil, or Mechanical Engineering is required if experience is substituted for a Master’s degree.
  • A Doctoral degree (PhD) may be substituted for four years’ experience.


SALARY RANGE: *Starting salary: $140,000 + annually 



What We Offer

  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule


Who We Are

At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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