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Posted by: Newport News Shipbuilding (a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries) on Oct 12, 2021


Newport News , VA

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Job Description

Specific Job Description:

HII-NNS is Recruiting a Electro-Mechanical Engineer to Perform as a FORD Class Reactor Department Liaison (RDL). The Reactor Department Liaison (RDL) performs liaison services for the A1B Propulsion Plant Planning Yard (PPPY), working closely with the FORD Class Reactor Department personnel. The RDL's responsibilities are proactive and engaged shipboard when practical. A persistent RDL presence provides a critical interface to address evolving issues, to facilitate efficient maintenance performance, to address emergent issues, to recommend process improvements, and to identify potential technical changes.

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Applies electrical, electronic and mechanical principles to components and systems, including assembly, analysis, and documentation of results; construction of developmental assemblies, sub-assemblies and components; and quality testing. Supports and participates in the design, test, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electromechanical systems.

Basic Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

It is preferred that the candidate has prior Navy experience.

Applicant should have a strong understanding of naval nuclear propulsion plant principles of operation, maintenance, and support.

A1B propulsion plant senior watch standing qualification experience is preferred.

Strong interpersonal communication skills are required to work with Ship's Force, Naval Reactors, the Type Commander, and Naval Nuclear Laboratory. Navy senior leadership experience desired E7 or above.

Demonstrated experience in the supervision, operation, and maintenance of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Systems.

Ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of naval nuclear propulsion plant principles of operation, maintenance, and support.

A1B/A4W propulsion plant operating experience a plus.

Preferred: Navy senior leadership experience desired E7 or above, and ideally previously demonstrated experience in the supervision, operation, and maintenance of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Systems.

Req ID: 813


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: No-Teleworking is not available for this position

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Clearance Type: Yes - Interim Clearance Required To Start

Who We Are - About HII

EEO Statement:

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

As a condition of employment with Newport News Shipbuilding, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or fit within an exemption under the law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

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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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