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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Mar 18, 2023

Job Description

Researches, plans, designs and develops mechanical products and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, thermal hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy. Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines, and/or machines.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience OR Master’s degree and 0 years’ experience OR PDP apprentice certificate and  1 year of engineering experience.  Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Preferred Qualifications

-Naval Nuclear Propulsion Plant operation experience
-Detailed knowledge of S9G propulsion plant systems and components, both primary and secondary
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Knowledge of waterfront manufacturing and test departments

This position is intended for the Advanced Propulsion group in Department E11 supporting technology development for a future submarine design.  The incumbent will be responsible for technology development of a future naval nuclear propulsion plant. Additional responsibilities will include supporting efforts in increasing operational availability, cost reduction, weight reduction, and improved performance. This position will communicate regularly with internal waterfront, other design shipyard, Naval Nuclear Laboratory, and Naval Reactors on propulsion plants related topics.

  • Req ID: 28261 
  • 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: No - Not eligible for telework 
  • 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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