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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Jan 22, 2023

Job Description

As an Electrical Engineer 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 responsible 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 responsibilities 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: 24144 
  • 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 - Occasional or hybrid telework available 
  • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 
  • Clearance Type: Yes- Final Clearance Required to Start  

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

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