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Posted by: Newport News Shipbuilding (a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries) on Apr 06, 2021


Newport News , VA

Job Description:

Job Description

Specific Job Description:

This position is in support of the Gerald R. Ford Class Aircraft Carrier Propulsion Plant engineering team responsible for large, complex, electromechanical machinery within the Propulsion Plant. Candidate should have full knowledge and be capable of applying extensive technical expertise to electrical and mechanical engineering principles to develop technical solutions to complex problems for large military application electromechanical equipment. Responsibilities include project management, design, manufacturing oversight, qualification testing, technical analysis, deviation resolution, and technical leadership. Candidate should be able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings both verbally and in writing. Work is performed without appreciable direction. Candidate should be capable of guiding the successful completion of major programs and functioning in a project leadership role. Specifically, the primary responsibility for this position will be to provide senior engineering oversight and leadership to redesign and qualify a generator set control system in collaboration with other organizations.

General Job Template Description:

This benchmark is intended to be used by companies that have generic classifications engaged in research and/or product development encompassing primarily one or more of the following engineering disciplines: electronics, electrical, mechanical, and/or chemical.

Basic Qualifications

9 Years with Bachelor's in Science; 7 Years with Master's; 4 Years with PhD. Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of generator set control system design, i.e., governors and voltage regulators. Experience with equipment design development from concept design through qualification testing. Experience working with NAVSEA, NNL, and equipment suppliers. Experience leading a staff of 2-4 junior engineers. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience with Department of Defense/military products. Experience with end-user support and troubleshooting.

Req ID: 4528


Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265)

Travel Required: Yes, 10%-25% of the time

Shift: 1st

Relocation: Relocation assistance will be available

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Virtual/Telework Opportunity: Yes-May Consider Occasional/Part-time Teleworking for this position

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start

Company Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries employs more than 42,000 people throughout the United States and around the world. We are America's largest military shipbuilder and one of the largest defense contractors for unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services and fleet sustainment. Our employees build, engineer and innovate complex products and solutions for our customers on a daily basis - we do the Hard Stuff, Done Right. Each year we hire thousands of business, engineering, IT professionals and tradespersons to accomplish our mission. Why not become part of something bigger than yourself, find your purpose, and join HII today.

EEO Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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About HII Newport News Shipbuilding

Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS), a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, is the nation's sole-industrial designer, builder and refueler of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and one of the only two companies capable of designing and building nuclear-powered submarines. NNS employs thousands of military veterans and military reservists. We are committed to hiring candidates with prior military service and assisting our veteran and reservist employees. We are proud supporters of all branches of our U.S. military. If YOU are a transitioning service member, we encourage you to continue your mission and join us as we protect America by building the finest military ships in the world. Do you have prior military experience in Engineering, Construction & Project Management, Supply Chain, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Administration Functional Support and Trades? If so, we have careers for you! Search our current Professional & Trades/Crafts career opportunities at buildyourcareer.com

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