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Our employees join the team, and they stay! They stay onboard because we recognize that our employees are our greatest assets, and we compensate them accordingly. We are a company that rewards hard work and achievement and encourage personal and professional growth.

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Our Core Values Guide Us:

Integrity

Ownership

Excellence

Flexibility

A Small Boot with a Very Large Footprint

D&W is a team based on a wealth of experience in small unit dynamics as well as technical acumen.  We strive to cultivate our expertise and encourage professional as well as personal growth.  We take pride in the longevity of our employee’s careers, for employment at D&W is precisely that, a career.  We are not merely a team, we are family.

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Working with D&W

 

At D&W, we know that our employees are key to our success. We offer several benefits designed to complement our compensation plan and to assist in a work-life balance.

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Key Benefits include:

 

  • Medical, dental, Insurance and vision reimbursements
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Group Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Schedule (when available with customer)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Holidays (11) two of them may be used as “Floaters”

 

 

**Benefits are negotiable as part of an overall compensation package** 

“When you Ride for our brand, Our Brand will Ride for you!”

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law

D&W Marine is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship/immigration status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran or person with a disability, or any other protected status.

Current Job Opportunities with D&W

Construction Manager

JOB TITLE:  CONSTRUCTION MANAGER 

DEPARTMENT:  OPERATIONS

REPORTS TO:  CONTRACT MANAGER

CLASSIFICATION:  EXEMPT

 

Job Summary:

Responsible for enforcement of construction contract provisions, specifically the project budget, schedule, quality, and scope. The CM shall be responsible for managing the planning, design (in the case of design build projects), construction and post-construction phases, or portions thereof. The CM shall represent the interests of the project and of NAVFAC SE in its dealings with other construction professionals, and with other private and public entities. The CM contractor has the authority to stop any portion of the construction contractor’s work that poses an imminent danger to personnel, equipment, or property.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Schedule and conduct post-award kickoff meetings and pre-construction conferences
  • Maintain proper construction contract document files according to NAVFAC standards
  • Schedule, conduct, and document regular progress meetings and other construction related project meetings with all interested parties to review project status, discuss problems, and resolve issues
  • Coordinate construction ops between contractors, station personnel, and Government
  • Prepare bi-weekly project status reports using NAVFAC enterprise contract management systems
  • Use and prepare standard template documents for correspondence to construction contractors for deviations from contract schedule or quality
  • Review project plans and specifications for technical soundness and provide constructability review comments
  • Make visits to project sites to obtain information on facility/site conditions and develop recommendations during project development
  • Monitor the design and construction clarification process and, when appropriate, remind the designer and other parties involved of the need for timely actions
  • Provide assistance in answering requests for information from construction contractors
  • Analyze construction schedule submittals by construction contractors for appropriate logic and compliance with contract terms
  • Review and monitor project schedules for construction progress with emphasis on milestone completion dates, phasing requirements, workflow, deliveries, test dates, etc.
  • Perform cost and price review on change order proposals that are within the scope of work to highlight hidden and unnecessary costs. Provide input to the Contract Specialist or Contracting Officer for preparation of the pre-and post-negotiation documentation
  • Administer technical aspects of construction contract modifications (prepare cost estimates, review cost proposals, assist Contract Specialist or Contracting Officer in negotiations, prepare modification packages for processing by Contracting Officer)
  • Assist in problem resolution and handling of disputed issues including development of Government negotiating position for changes to the contract
  • Resolve problems not involving changes to contract value or duration and recommend solutions to the Government Contract Specialist for change of contract value or duration
  • Review construction contractor invoices for accurate reporting on work complete
  • Review and recommend approval of the construction contractor’s Quality Control Plan
  • Monitor ongoing construction to check contractor progress and verify compliance with plans and specifications
  • Review and recommend approval of the construction contractor safety/accident prevention plans
  • Ensure contractor compliance with safety requirements
  • Ensure construction contractor maintains and regularly updates as-built drawings and that a complete set of as-built drawings is turned over at the close of the contract
  • Manage the NAVFAC Red Zone process for completing jobs, beginning at 75% construction complete or 90 days before the construction contract completion date, whichever is earlier
  • Participate in final acceptance and testing of major building systems including but not limited to fire protection certification, elevator certifications, ensuring contractor compliance in the areas of Testing and Balancing (TABs), Duct Air Leakage Testing (DALTS), Digital Control Systems (DDC) for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems and commissioning.
  • Ensure the contractor provides a complete set of Operation and Maintenance Support Information (OMSI) Manuals and conducts any user training for equipment installed on the project as required by the construction contract
  • Coordinate the closeout process including punch list preparation and completion, testing and startup of major systems, training, final acceptance evaluation and final payment

 

Certifications, Licenses, Qualifications, and Experience:

Contractor employees performing services must meet the following requirements and have the
following licenses and/or certifications, knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Construction Managers shall possess a Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following areas: a degree in engineering from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited university; a degree in construction management from an ABET or Accreditation for Construction Education (ACCE) accredited university; or a degree in architecture from a National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) accredited university. A Professional Engineer's License in U.S and it’s territories may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • 5+ years technical and practical knowledge and experience as a Construction Manager, Project Manager, or Project Controls Manager
  • Current certification of successful completion of the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)/Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Construction Quality Management for Contractors (CQM-C) course. A record of completion for the Course is required within 60 calendar days of performance start. Failure to provide record of completion within 60 calendar days is automatic cause for dismissal unless an exception is approved by the Contracting Officer. The Government is not responsible for the cost, travel, or labor hours required for this course.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the NAVFAC & USACE Three-Phases of Control and Construction Quality Management process is required
  • Sound understanding of construction concepts, principles and practices applicable to multi-disciplined engineering projects and the design, layout, and supervision of construction operations
  • Ability to review technical engineering specifications and statements of work covering complex and diverse engineering designs or changes to the contract documents
  • Thorough knowledge of construction practices and methods and construction management skills
  • Ability to write and speak English fluently in order to report on progress and outcome of technical assignments and to present recommendations to Government personnel
  • Ability to monitor construction projects to a successful and timely completion with respect to schedule and budget
  • Expert in the knowledge and usage of Primavera scheduling software and/or other construction scheduling software packages including logic networking, critical path scheduling, and cost loaded schedules
  • Ability to perform strenuous activity while working outdoors in extreme heat or cold, working in confined spaces, climbing and using fall protection equipment
  • Knowledge of safety and occupational health principles, practices, procedures, laws and regulations as they relate to engineering performance requirements and as outlined in the EM-385-1-1 Safety and Health Requirements Manual and 29 (CFR)
  • At a minimum, a record of completion for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30-hour Construction Training Course is required for the candidate at the time of award.
  • Current certification of successful completion of EM 385-1-1 Construction Safety Course (NAVFAC or USACE). A record of completion for the Course is required within 45 calendar days of performance start. Failure to provide record of completion for the EM 385-1-1 Course within 45 calendar days is automatic cause for dismissal.

 

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at:
Phone: (619)559-0643
Email: info@dwmsm.com

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Contracts Manager

JOB TITLE:  CONTRACTS MANAGER               
DEPARTMENT:  CONTRACTS
REPORTS TO:  CGO
CLASSIFICATION:  EXEMPT

Job Summary:

Manages the entire life-cycle of technical, marine engineering, and programmatic services contracts and subcontracts, company agreements, and cost proposals within the guidelines of federal regulations, applicable laws, company policies and procedures, and contracting best practices. This position requires the ability to pivot quickly between functional roles connected with Program Management, Business Development, the Contracts organization and various levels of Management and Senior Leadership throughout the company.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Exercise the authorized commitment of the company, through signature authority, to negotiate and contract the sale of products and services for the organization in prime and subcontract positions.
  • Work as a member of multiple teams, including lead and individual contributor roles connected to Program Management, Functional Teams and Corporate groups
  • Support dynamic, deadline-driven proposal preparation activities as the contracts partner with Business Development and a diverse customer set.
  • Prepares, executes and administers Non-Disclosure Agreements, Teaming Agreements and Subcontract Agreements when company is the Prime Contractor or a Subcontractor to another company.
  • Communicate with business leaders to in the preparation and administration of strategic Non-Disclosure Agreements, Teaming Agreements and Request for Proposal responses
  • Summarize complex contractual issues; prepare, develop and offer recommendations to leaders regarding creative solutions and risk mitigation planning.
  • Create, prepare, review, and edit contracts, new work orders, amendments, modifications and change orders of a medium complexity level and contract risk type. Analyze documents to determine corporate risk; prepare and provide alternative approaches to mitigate the risk.
  • Tracks contract deliverables, including Monthly Costs and Technical Reports, Certificates of Insurance, and other contract compliance related documentation.
  • Prepares contract briefs and coordinates with Project/Program Managers regarding contract compliance and execution requirements.
  • Coordinate with financial staff to ensure the proper tracking of financial expenditures (actual and projected) and the preparation or review of monthly cost reports, including Estimate-to-Complete reports.
  • Coordinate with accounting staff to ensure the proper billing of invoices in accordance with contract compliance.
  • Support the accounting staff in resolving contract payment disputes.
  • Apply working knowledge of the FAR and DFARS in execution of agreements
  • Perform internal audits and process improvements related to contract administration, oversight, licensing and intellectual property strategies.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in contract administration, including a strong understanding and familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and agency supplements.
  • Maintain contractual documents, files, correspondence, meeting minutes and other appropriate and applicable documents and corresponding logs.
  • Perform other duties as are necessary and/or required.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated strength in understanding intellectual property rules.
  • Demonstrated experience with ITAR/EAR requirements.
  • Good negotiation, business, and contract writing skills.
  • Interpersonal skills to communicate with customers, suppliers, and support personnel.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, to include experience in building and managing junior and mid-level Contracts staff.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and work independently.
  • Ability to keep sensitive and confidential material private.
  • Ability to multi-task.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. A masters degree in business or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • In depth understanding of Cost Reimbursable, T&M, Firm Fixed Price, and Other Transaction Authority (OTA) type contracts.
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Five or more years of contract administration experience.
  • Experience working with contract administration, concepts, practices, procedures and law.
  • Knowledge of contract regulations and other appropriate laws including the FAR and DFARS.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Software, specifically MS Word, MS Power Point, MS Excel, SharePoint, MS Planner, and MS Teams

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at:

Phone: (619)559-0643
Email: info@dwmsm.com

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Engineering Technician

JOB TITLE:  ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN               
DEPARTMENT:  OPERATIONS
REPORTS TO:  CONTRACT MANAGER
CLASSIFICATION:  EXEMPT

Job Summary:

The contractor shall assist NAVFAC SE with the enforcement of construction contract provisions, specifically the quality control and safety requirements. The ET, through their application of quality assurance (QA) and safety management principals shall recommend approval of work in accordance with contract terms and have the authority to stop any portion of the construction contractor’s work that poses an imminent danger to personnel, equipment, or property.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Maintain proper construction contract document files according to NAVFAC standards.
  • Review and comment on plans and specifications and provide constructability review comments during construction contract development.
  • Make visits to project sites to obtain information on facility/site conditions and develop recommendations during project development.
  • Coordinate and attend post-award kickoff meetings (PAK) and pre-construction conferences (PreCon).
  • Schedule, conduct, and document regular progress meetings and other construction related project meetings with all interested parties to review project status, discuss problems, and resolve issues.
  • Prepare project status reports when directed using NAVFAC enterprise contract management system formatting (to be provided by Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR).
  • Coordinate construction operations between contractors, station personnel, and other Government agencies and make recommendations for skills, and abilities.
  • Use and prepare standard template documents for
  • correspondence to construction contractors for deviations from contract schedule or quality
  • Provide technical assistance in answering RFIs from construction contractors.
  • Review and monitor project schedules for construction progress with emphasis on milestone completion dates, phasing requirements, workflow, material deliveries, test dates, etc.
  • Administer technical aspects of construction contract modifications (prepare cost estimates, review cost proposals, assist Contract Specialist or Contracting Officer in negotiations, prepare modification packages for processing by Contracting Officer).
  • Administer the Construction Quality Management Program as required in the construction contract specifications.
  • Monitor the construction contractor’s performance of required material testing and analysis in accordance with the contract requirements, review for compliance and make recommendations for corrections.
  • Review construction contractor’s daily reports for thoroughness and accuracy and check daily payrolls for any discrepancies.
  • Review and recommend approval of progress schedules and technical submittals.
  • Monitor ongoing construction to check construction contractor progress and verify compliance with plans and specifications.
  • Resolve problems not involving changes to contract value or duration and recommend solutions to the COR for problems that may result in a of contract value or duration.
  • Prepare cost estimates for construction contract modifications and provide to the COR.
  • Perform cost and price technical evaluation on change order proposals that are within the scope of work to highlight hidden and unnecessary costs. Provide input to the COR for preparation of the pre-and post-negotiation documentation.
  • Review contractor invoices for accuracy/provide input to the invoice reviewing official.
  • Review and recommend approval/disapproval of the construction contractor’s safety/accident prevention plans.
  • Monitor construction contractor’s updates to as-built drawings and verify that they are maintained regularly in accordance with contract requirements; verify that a complete set of as-built drawings is turned over at the close of the contract. Identify any updates that are not completed timely and make recommendations for corrections.
  • Verify that a complete set of OMSI Manuals is turned in to the PWD Facility Manager(s).
  • Verify the construction contractor conducts any user training for equipment installed on the project and turns over any extra materials stock all as required by the construction contract. Make recommendations for corrections.
  • Monitor the closeout process including punch list preparation and completion, testing and start-up of major systems, and final acceptance.
  • Manage the NAVFAC Red Zone process for completing jobs, beginning at 75% construction complete or 90 days before the construction contract completion.
  • Participate in final acceptance and testing of major building systems including but not limited to fire protection certification, elevator certifications, ensuring contractor compliance in the areas of TABs, DALTs, DDC for HVAC systems.
  • Monitor compliance and perform daily inspection of construction contractor’s safety and health requirements. Support reporting significant incidents, near misses, good catches, and mishap investigations.
  • Coordinates and attends pre-award site visits.

 

Certifications, Licenses, Qualifications, and Experience:

Contractor employees performing services must meet the following requirements and have the following licenses and/or certifications, knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • 8+ years of technical and practical knowledge and experience as an engineering
    technician, superintendent, or quality control/quality assurance manager or
    representative.
  • Current certification of successful completion of the USACE/ NAVFAC Construction
  • Quality Management for Contractors course. A record of completion for the Course is required within 60 calendar days of performance start. Failure to provide record of completion within 60 calendar days is automatic cause for dismissal unless an exception is approved by the Contracting Officer. The Government is not responsible for the cost, travel, or labor hours required for this course.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the three-phases of control Quality Management process.
  • Demonstrated sound understanding of construction concepts, principles and practices applicable to civil, mechanical, electrical, and/or environmental projects and the design, layout, and supervision of construction operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to review and interpret technical engineering specifications and statements of work covering complex and diverse engineering designs or changes to the contract documents.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction practices and methods and construction management skills as demonstrated through relevant construction and/or construction management experience.
  • Ability to write and speak English fluently in order to provide reports and make presentations to Government personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor construction projects to a successful and timely completion.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Primavera scheduling software and/or other construction scheduling software packages.
  • Ability to perform strenuous activity while working outdoors in extreme heat or cold, working in confined spaces, climbing and using fall protection equipment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safety and occupational health principles, practices, procedures, laws and regulations as they relate to engineering performance requirements and as outlined in the EM-385-1-1 and 29 CFR.
  • At a minimum, a record of completion for the OSHA 30-hour Construction Training Course is required for the candidate at the time of award
  • Current certification of successful completion of EM 385-1-1 Construction Safety Course (NAVFAC or USACE). A record of completion for the Course is required within 45 calendar days of performance start. Failure to provide record of completion for the EM 385-1-1 Course within 45 calendar days is automatic cause for dismissal.

 

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at:

Phone: (619)559-0643
Email: info@dwmsm.com

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Project Engineer

JOB TITLE:  PROJECT ENGINEER
DEPARTMENT:  CONTRACTS
REPORTS TO:  CONTRACT MANGAGER
CLASSIFICATION:  EXEMPT

Job Summary:

Project Engineer to support PMS 325 Support Ships, Boats and Crafts managing under the PMS 325T portfolio (Service Craft). Location: Washington D.C. (Maritime Plaza) with some partial telework (2-3 days in office)

Duties/Responsibilities:

Support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) program office PMS 325, Support Ships, Boats and Crafts.  As a Project Engineer you will primarily need to support the Ship Design Manager (SDM) in the acquisition of APL, YRBM, and AFDM service craft under the PMS 325T portfolio. This position will require leading ad hoc Design Teams in the review and adjudication of shipyard Data Requirements List (DRLs) submittals, the resolution of Action Items related to design and production technical issues, and interact directly with Government Managers and other stakeholders (i.e., SUPSHIP, End-Users, Shipbuilder personnel, etc.).

  • Manage review and adjudication of technical and programmatic DRLs via functional engineers and Data Manager
  • Monitor and direct Design Team activities related to product development
  • Ability to independently communicate and work with Government officials and Shipbuilder personnel.
  • Lend expertise to all aspects of Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture for Service Craft
  • Support Integrated Digital Environment processes and functionality with CACI Data Manager
  • Prepare reports, white papers, and presentation for distribution.
  • Develop workload schedules, as needed
  • Minimal travel in CONUS for Sea Trials, Design Reviews, and Progress Reviews, as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of marine/mechanical engineering experience
  • BS degree from an accredited college
  • Knowledge of DoD 5000 series for systems acquisition
  • Technical background with working experience and knowledge of DRLs, Statement of Work, Ship Specifications, and Technical Manual development
  • A proficiency with Microsoft Suite: Word, Excel, Power Point as well as Adobe Acrobat and AutoCAD
  • Ability to be flexible with the needs of our customers
  • Experience in the Navy or Maritime environment
  • US Citizen with a Secret Clearance

These Qualifications Are Preferred But Not Required:

  • Engineering management experience
  • Naval Architecture experience
  • Experience using MS Project

 

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process,please contact Human Resources at:

Phone: (619)559-0643
Email: info@dwmsm.com

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