Distribution Chief

As vessel development transitions from system design to prototyping, the ISDC is searching for candidates to fill critical engineering roles. These roles will lead prototyping and construction of key systems right through to the launch of the vessel and deep space trials.

Role Description

The Distribution Chief is responsible for the technical implementation of power distribution systems. The Chief will supervise the crew working on Power Distribution Network (PDN) prototype construction and simulation testing.

The Chief will be responsible for providing technical input into prototype design. On completion of design, the Chief will oversee construction of prototype PDN components including implementation of monitoring and control interfaces using VC2MS (Vessel Command, Control and Management System).

Once completed, prototype components will be subjected to extensive testing across both nominal and contingency scenarios, with prototype design adjusted where needed in response to simulation outcomes. The Chief will be responsible for conducting these tests, collating data and implementing any design changes identified.

Once the prototype componets consistently meet ISDC delivery requirements, production versions will be constructed to the final specification and delivered for integration into the vessel spaceframe. The Chief will oversee this integration process and will be responsible for system integration (SIT) testing aboard the vessel.

The Chief will make recommendations for selection of the PDN crew that will operate and maintain the reactor after vessel launch and will supervise that crew at least until completion of deep space trials.

The minimum qualification for this position is an advanced generation rating, although preference will be shown for candidates with Master rating.


The ISDC has recruiting networks amongst the military of most contributing nations but also sees the benefit of having members make use of their own professional networks to assist recruitment.

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