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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Sep 10, 2021

Job Description

Newport News Shipbuilding has an opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to join our team. This individual's areas of responsibilities are to support the organization by evaluating products, components, and applications associated with electrical systems plus; maintaining reliability, mitigate risks, and applying safety requirements.  Other duties consist of conducting research for future undersea warfare vehicles by assessing electrical systems and components meet customer requirements by implementing simulations and or prototyping design test methods.


Researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks. Designs electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience OR Master’s degree and 0 years’ experience OR PDP apprentice certificate and  1 year of engineering experience.  Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A BS in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Mechanical Engineering and/or professional registration is beneficial.
  • Candidate should have a strong knowledge of electrical engineering in supporting the design and planning of US Navy Submarines.
  • The successful applicant should have experience with research, design, project management, and overall general problem solving related to the design and planning of  shipboard systems. 
  • Applicants should have experience with system integration and be proficient in electrical simulation software.
  • Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work independently and in groups with minimal oversight from management.

Req ID: 6919 


Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 

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

Shift: 1st 

Relocation: No relocation assistance 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  

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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.