Job Openings >> Engineer
Location:Philadelphia, PA

VISTA Technology Services, Inc. (VISTA) is currently seeking an Engineer in Philadelphia, PA. The Engineer will use functional expertise to provide our Navy clients with Supply Support for Life Cycle and New Acquisition programs for Hull, Mechanical and Electrical (HM&E) systems and equipment installed on U.S. Navy surface ships and submarines, to include supporting all Diminished Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS)/Obsolescence issues, Configuration, Provisioning and all associated machinery research and development.

Position Requirements

  • Develop, implement, provide, and maintain logistic products for Life Cycle and New Acquisition programs for HM&E systems and equipment installed on U.S. Navy surface ships and submarines.
  • Coordinate with various other warfare centers to monitor Obsolescence and reporting findings.
  • Provide obsolescence program and technical support to include coordination of vendor surveys, obsolescence analysis of selected systems, development of obsolescence metrics, development of initial recommended resolution and active obsolescence case management.
  • Generate, maintain, and monitor material lists to Diminishing Manufacturing Sources (DMS) spares procurements, facilitate material list inputs to program management personnel, and track the receipt and location of delivered material.
  • Provide engineering services to support obsolescence and develop related technical documentation (Drawings, Technical Manuals, Bill of Materials) of components, equipment, and logistics, as directed by technical instructions.
  • Mitigate emergent or anticipated material issues, in response to emergent fleet and shore side equipment casualties and shortfalls.
  • Identify and correct discrepancies associated with shipboard and shore side spares and logistics documentation to include Provisioning Technical Documentation, Technical Manual, Drawing, Planned Maintenance, and all other ILS product updates that require development.
  • Implement an obsolescence management strategy
  • Provide interface support with major Navy HM&E system integrators and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) for the development of Ship turn over reports and coordination of ongoing meetings (Configuration Control Board ((CCBs), DMS issue resolution, DMSMS Working group Meetings, Program reviews and ILS Management Teams).
  • Provide support by interfacing with US Navy In Service Engineering Activities (ISEA’s), NAVAL Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP), Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Defense Logistics Agency, and other activities to identify Completion dates, Funding requirements, Statements Of Work (SOW’s) for completion of DMSMS, DLA-339 and ESRS cases.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • Five years’ experience in the operation, maintenance, logistical support or testing of electrical or mechanical equipment onboard Navy Vessels.
Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, VISTA will consider only applicants with security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.

VISTA offers a strong compensation package and a competitive leave package. A generous benefit plan includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, tuition assistance and employer matching 401(k) plan.

To learn more about VISTA and to apply for this position, please visit our website at

VISTA is an AA/Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Disability/Veterans Employer

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