Serco Inc.

Lead Test Engineer (LHA HM&E)

Recruiting Location
RL_MS20 - Pascagoula Access Rd Nrthrp
Work Location
Engineering / Ship Construction
Position Type
Security Clearance

Position Description

Serco is seeking a Test Engineer to provide Test and Evaluation (T&E) support across amphibious warships and landing craft. Evaluates, recommends, and implements test strategies to support new construction and post-delivery T&E.

  • Develops, publishes, and implements test plans.
  • Develops and implements procedures for product testing, reviews and evaluates test results, and recommends production or design changes to ensure quality and performance standards.
  • Analyzes test cases and provides regular progress reports.
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others.
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Reports to a supervisor or manager and is a T&E liaison with the customer.


  • A Master’s Degree in an engineering discipline with a minimum of 8 years of experience. Professional experience can be substituted for an engineering degree if twelves (12) or more years of specific work experience within the military can be demonstrated in an analogous or higher-level position.
  • Nine or more years of relevant U.S. Navy or U.S. Coast Guard ship construction or ship repair T&E experience is required.
  • Must hold a SECRET or Interim Secret Clearance. 
  • United States (U.S.) citizenship is a contract requirement.
  • Hull, Mechanical & Electrical experience is required.
  • Surface Combatant or Amphibious warship ship and/or craft construction or ship repair work experience is ideal.
  • Travel (less than 10%) may be required to support T&E in a shipyard or naval facility. Some work may occur within an industrial field office, outdoors and/or aboard ship while the ship is undergoing construction, alteration, activation, overhaul, repair, and/or underway trials.

Knowledge , Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective customer and organizational level communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills is required.
  • Must be able to operate personal computers and have good knowledge and operational abilities with Microsoft Office tools.
  • Walking and climbing throughout the ship, to accomplish ship checks, may be required.
  • Exposure to high noise levels, uncomfortable temperatures, heights, or other industrial safety conditions will require use of personal protective clothing and equipment.

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has approximately 8,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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