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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Sep 28, 2022

Job Description

Newport News Shipbuilding has an opportunity for an Electromechanical Engineer to join their team. The individual designs components of a functional system to develop or improve products and systems. Investigates pertinent design factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials and equipment, interchangeability, replace ability, and contractual specification requirements and cost. Coordinates with other organizations affected by design development. Checks completed drawings for clarity, completeness, conformity to standards, procedures, specifications, and accuracy of calculations and dimensioning. Identifies design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies, and recommends revisions and/or improvements in design to responsible engineers or designers. The Engineer will also investigate/prepare technical reports for mechanical and electrical environmental qualifications.


Applies electrical, electronic and mechanical principles to components and systems, including assembly, analysis, and documentation of results; construction of developmental assemblies, sub-assemblies and components; and quality testing. Supports and participates in the design, test, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electromechanical systems.

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.

Preferred Qualifications

The engineer candidate will have experience working in a team environment delivering control systems to the customer and end user.  Additional knowledge with network interfaces, switch architecture, PLC architecture, field device interfaces, cable selection, root cause analysis, vendor management, and electrical safety are desired in a superior candidate. The position will require travel up to 33% of the time.

  • Req ID: 24074 
  • Department: E44 NTWK/COMM/AUTO 
  • Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 
  • Travel Required: Yes, 25%-50% of the time 
  • Shift: 1st 
  • Relocation: Relocation assistance will be available 
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree 
  • Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No - Not eligible for telework 
  • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 
  • Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start  

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