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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Jan 13, 2022

Job Description

Specific Job Description:

As an Electrical Enginner at Newport News Shipbuilding you will develop technical proposals to address problems or improve performance for various instrumentation and control systems for the US Navy.  You will be responsible for coordinating the implementation of system design changes and assists in troubleshooting of control systems.  You will also be responsiblve for researching, developing, designing, and testing electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks.  As an Electrical Engineer you will design electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes.

Additional responsiblities include:

  • Writing technical manuals or other technical documents to support operation of electrical equipment and systems.
  • Review documents to ensure they are technically accurate.
  • Interface with customers to fulfill technical information requests.
  • Troubleshoot instrumentation and control systems.
  • Develop systems and/or equipment modifications to correct deficiencies or improve performance.
  • Test equipment to troubleshoot or verify proper operation of equipment after design modifications are developed.

Basic Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

General level of knowledge in the following areas:
-Reactor Plant Instrumentation and Control Systems
-Reactor Plant cable protection and separation requirements
-Propulsion Plant Operations

Experience in the following:
-Using/Writing Technical Manuals
-Writing Technical Letters

Req ID: 13804 


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: Yes- Final 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 of December 1, 2021 to qualify for a position with Huntington Ingalls Industries, all external candidates must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or fit within an exemption under the law. Exceptions will be allowed for all trades positions. Please be advised that Huntington Ingalls Industries encourages all employees to be vaccinated and may require proof of full vaccination at any time as a condition of employment. If you are a current HII employee, you must follow the vaccination guidelines and requirements of the division you are applying to. 

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