Bremerton, Washington

Planner Estimator

  • The selected candidate shall report directly to the Supervisory Planner/Estimator and shall be responsible for planning, writing repair work items/specifications and estimating labor, material and subcontractor work at the paragraph and line item level for U.S. Navy Ship repair work, alterations and modifications in support of the Specification Development and Availability Execution Support (SADES) Contract.

Job Description:
  • Assess ship's material condition by reviewing ship check data, or conducting a ship check if required, researching ship documents, analysis of ship conditions and test, determining scope of work required by reviewing and validating Work Notifications (2-Kilos).
  • Interpret and use all technical and material information available in Navy, Shipbuilder and Manufacturer drawings, technical manuals, documents, Equipment Manufacture's data and/or other pertinent commercial data to identify:
    • Repair requirements
    • Modification requirements
    • Price Identification
    • Order materials
  • Develop work items/specifications in accordance with company and JFMM (Joint Force Maintenance Manual) 4-E requirements using company and NAVSEA instructions and pertinent NAVSEA Standard Items, Class Standard Items, and Local Standard Items.
  • Work with and in the Navy Maintenance Database (NMD) and use the available application program to develop work items/specifications and labor, material and cost estimates in accordance with company and NAVSEA instructions and directives.

  • Must have a High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have at least 2 years as a Trade Journeyman or equivalent in a Naval Repair Facility or Commercial Shipyard that specializes in U.S Navy Ship repairs and alterations.
  • Must have at least 2 years of knowledge of U.S. Navy ship construction, shipboard systems, equipment and their operations, the JFMM and NMD.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with developing production planning documents and estimates for work executed at U.S. Navy depot level surface ship maintenance and modernization facilities a plus.
  • Experience as a planner, estimator or shipbuilding specialist at Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP) commands, Regional Maintenance Centers (RMCs), Navy Central Planning Activities, Planning for Engineering and Repair Activities at public or private shipyards or other ship repair companies.
  • A strong oral and written communication, analytical abilities necessary to develop and maintain integrated schedules and supporting data.
  • Experience in and the ability to work in a Microsoft Office and NMD intensive environment and also be well-organized, detail oriented and a self-starter.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, work well independently, prioritize duties and follow tasks through to completion in a timely manner.
  • Compete priorities and deadlines effectively and respond well to last minute, high priority, and time sensitive projects.

Security Clearance:
  • The candidate must be eligible to obtain and maintain a DoD Confidential security clearance and a Common Access Card (CAC) to gain access to Government information and work sites.

Physical Requirements:
  • 10% work may be performed on a ship conducting ship checks.
  • Subject to outside environmental conditions (extreme cold/heat), subject to noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions (affect the respiratory system), frequently work in close quarters and/or function in narrow aisles or passageways (areas that could cause claustrophobia)
  • 90% Remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods, Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another, Communicating with others to exchange information, Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers, Light work that includes moving objects up to 20 pounds.

Bremerton, Washington

Valkyrie Enterprises, Inc, is an employee-owned business headquartered in the Town Center area of Virginia Beach, Virginia. As a defense contractor, Valkyrie proudly serves the Department of the Navy, as well as other Department of Defense entities and some commercial and international clients. The company specializes in domain knowledge in the Acquisition, Modernization and Readiness areas, providing products and services in Systems Engineering, Engineering Design, In-Service Engineering, Training, Technical Services, and Maintenance Planning and Assessment. 

Effective 1 January 2019, Valkyrie Enterprises, Inc. became owned by an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) trust. In the transaction, current and future employees gained a beneficial ownership interest in the company without any personal monetary investment. We Hire the Best to Be the Best!

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