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Power Distribution Electrical Engineer


Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Jun 11, 2022

Job 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.

This position requires

  • Frequent interaction with government representatives, naval personnel, and various engineering and technical experts.
  •  Design, implement and improve electrical equipment, facilities, components, and systems on naval vessels. This includes switchgear, transformers, and power distribution from 15 KV down.
  •  Review and recommend designs and specifications in support of current and future projects.
  • Ability to develop and maintain standards and specifications for electrical equipment.
  • Ability to develop solutions to equipment performance issues as the cognizant engineer.
  • Ability to troubleshoot software/hardware issues
  • Experience with design/operations of electrical transmission, distribution, or generation
  • Experience with programming power relays, PLCs, power systems, or similar.
  • Ability to read, analyze and design electrical schematics
  • Strong writing skills with the ability to write technical documents clearly, accurately, and with technical rigor
  • Experience writing white papers and industry publications
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  •  Ability to work independently with a strong sense of initiative
  • Shipboard experience in operation and maintenance of Navy Systems
  • Demonstrated the ability to come up to speed quickly on a new project and balance multiple tasks
  •  Strong technical experience with coordinating electrical engineering and design activities.

Basic Qualifications

9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.- Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Req ID: 11346 
  • 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 - Occasional or hybrid telework available 
  • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 
  • Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not 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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