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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Jan 7, 2023

Job Description

Newport News Shipbuilding has an opportunity for an Engineer to join their Maintenance Engineering Group. This individual will provide life cycle engineering support for Reactor and Steam/Electric Plants on the CVN68 and CVN78 class carriers.  Work with fluid systems, electrical systems, and structural engineering groups to lead the effort in performing Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) analyses to optimize maintenance for propulsion systems on naval nuclear aircraft carriers.


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

5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.- Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Preferred Qualifications

Reliability Centered Maintenance Engineering:  Familiar with US Navy Nuclear Propulsion Plant Systems and Components to include reactor plant systems, steam and electric plant systems is preferred.  Have good writing skills with ability to communicate clearly and effectively.  Work with multiple customers and organizations, including US government and Navy personnel.  Conduct Reliability Centered Maintenance Analyses that support applicable and effective maintenance strategies to maximize ship mission operational availability while minimizing cost.

  • Req ID: 26747 
  • Department: E83 RCT PLT PLG YD ENG 
  • 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 - Not eligible for telework 
  • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 
  • Clearance Type: Yes - Interim Clearance Required To Start  

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EEO Statement:

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

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