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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Sep 9, 2021

Job Description

Specific Job Description

This position is in support of future submarine concept development, specifically in the propulsion plant area. The candidate should have experience in the design and/or integration of complex systems involving power generation and distribution. Specific experience with power electronics, motors, motor drives, generators and protection systems is desired. Familiarity with submarine or carrier propulsion plant arrangement, operation and construction is also desired. The candidate should be proficient in utilizing electrical modeling and development tools including MATLAB/Simulink. The candidate should have experience leading small technical projects and working on complex technical projects under an overall technical lead. Good written and verbal communication skills are required. This position will require some interaction with both internal and external customers and the candidate must be comfortable interacting with technical team members from other organizations.

General Job Template Description

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

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.

Req ID: 7526 


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: Yes- Final Clearance 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.