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ENGINEER LEAD TEST 4

Location: 

Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  May 12, 2024

Req ID: 36774 
Team: E25 TEST ENGINEERING 
Entity: Newport News Shipbuilding

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 

Full-Time
Shift: 1st 
Relocation: Relocation assistance will be available 
Virtual/Telework Opportunity: Yes - Occasional or hybrid telework available 

Travel Requirement:  Yes, 10%-25% of the time 

Clearance Required: Yes- Final Clearance Required to Start 

 

Meet HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding
With more than 25,000 employees – including third-, fourth- and even fifth-generation shipbuilders – HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division is the largest industrial employer in Virginia. We’re the sole designer, builder and refueler of U.S. Navy nuclear aircraft carriers and one of two providers of U.S. Navy nuclear submarines. Our diverse and innovative team of professionals ranges from skilled trades to project managers, engineers and software developers to solution architects, technical subject matter experts, and system users. Anchored in our rich, 135-year history, we collaborate together at the forefront of technology, manufacturing, and integration of the most powerful and survivable naval ships in the world. Want to be part of the team? Apply today! We look forward to meeting you.

 

The Role

Synthesizes customer contractual needs and requirements into system test solutions that acknowledges technical, schedule and cost constraints. Develops and directs preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for completing systems. Coordinates integrated testing activities. Reviews and evaluates test requirements to insure completeness of test program. Performs technical analysis of complete systems and prepares comprehensive system level evaluations.

 

Must Have

Lead Test Engineer (LTE) or Ship Safety Officer (SSO) or Watch Supervisor or Watch Officer Certification or Trade REC Coordinator (TRC) and Trade REC Oversight Agent (TROA) Certification and 6 years of relevant professional/exempt experience.

Nice to Have

  • Prefer the candidate to have an Electronics Test CVN 78 Class or CVN 68 Class Lead Test Engineer (LTE) Qualification or the ability to attain LTE Qualification within 6 months. CVN78 Class qualification preferred.
  • The candidate should have the capability to direct, manage and satisfactorily conduct, complete and certify all required complex tactical warfare/combat pier side and at-sea industrial testing; coordinate and clear government work, certifications and certify all delivery requirements are met. This skill requires and in-depth technical and operational knowledge for numerous US NAVAL Surface tactical Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Collaboration and Intelligence  systems as well as multiple Precision Aircraft Landing Systems. This critical skill also has to develop flight profiles from test requirements using system and ship operational knowledge as well as coordinate the actual aircraft flights underway.
  • Have the ability to effectively communicate with both internal and external customers including Waterfront Construction Management, Design Engineering, Test Engineering, SUPSHIP, NAVSEA, SPAWAR, NAVAIR, ISEA and Ship's Force.
  • Good leadership skills and project management experience (test coordination, resource planning, budgeting and test scheduling). 
  • Compilation of lessons learned during ship availability. 
  • Understanding of test requirements and ability to provide inputs for the Basis of Estimate (BOE). 
  • Responsible for the correct/accurate and timely scoping of AWP items during the planning evolution.
  • Active participant in Test Planning meetings
  • Excellent writing skills to write technical reports and perform the final Engineering Reviews of test procedures.

 

Why HII
We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. HII’s diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

 

Recognized as one of America’s top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people’s safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you’ll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

 

Working at HII is more than a job - it’s an opportunity to build a future. We offer comprehensive benefits including: medical, prescription drug, dental and vision plan choices, on-site health centers, tele-medicine, wellness resources, employee assistance programs, savings plan options (401K), financial education and planning tools, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships, and more. Some benefits may vary depending on your specific division or work location. 


Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.

Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.


Do You Need Assistance? 
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to buildyourcareer@hii-co.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.


Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #2 for Newport News Shipbuilding.

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