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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Oct 19, 2021

Job Description

Specific Job Description

This position is for and Electrical Engineer 4/Project Manager for the Electric Plant Instrumentation and Controls Group in the A4W Reactor Plant Planning Yard.   This group supports product development, life cycle maintenance, obsolescence resolution, and fleet support for the electric plant distribution and controls network in the A4W Propulsion Plant. Specifically, this individual will be responsible for the overall project management of the design, build, and execution of a new design for the Electric Plant Control Network (EPCN).  The candidate should have an understanding of electrical network hardware and software and knowledge and experience in project management.  Frequent interface with the engineering group and other project managers and representatives at NAVSEA 08, Naval Nuclear Laboratories, and BPMI concerning technical resolutions, cost, and scheduling is required. 


General Template 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.

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

The prefered candidate should have an understanding of Project Management, Microsoft Project, ShipAlt development, shipboard electrical systems, and excellent communication skills in order to communicate with NAVSEA customers. 


Req ID: 6447 

Department: E83 RCT PLT PLG YD ENG 

Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 

Travel Required: Yes, up to 10% 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 - Interim 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. 

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