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ENGINEER MECHANICAL 3

Location: 

Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Jul 8, 2024

Req ID: 38148 
Team: E86 NUC PRP-CNS&PRC ENG 
Entity: Newport News Shipbuilding

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 

Full-Time
Shift: 1st 
Relocation: No relocation assistance available 
Virtual/Telework Opportunity: Yes - Occasional or hybrid telework available 

Travel Requirement:  No 

Clearance Required: No - Clearance Not 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

This position supports Department E86 Nuclear Propulsion - Construction and Process Engineering.  The specific area of responsibility for this position is for the Component Fabrication & Assembly (CFA) group.   The E86 CFA group is responsible for providing engineering support to all shop activities involved in the fabrication, construction and testing of new construction CVN 78 Class Carrier for propulsion plant mechanical systems directly supporting CFA Shops.  CFA Shops included the following areas:  Nuclear, Detail, and Assembly Pipe Shops, Main Machine Shop, Sheet Metal Shop, Hanger Shop, Pad Shop/Sail Loft, Reactor Storeroom, and Foundry.  

 

Typical duties in this role include the following:

1. Provides on-site and hands-on engineering support for various CFA Shops. 
2. Problem solving of shop fabrication issues on CVN 78 Class Carrier propulsion plant mechanical systems. 
3. Develop technical work documents such as Carrier Construction Propulsion Procedures (CCPP’s) and electronic Inspection Reports (eIR’s).
4. Review and interpret construction drawings and Visual Work Instructions (VWI’s) for shop fabrication of propulsion plant mechanical systems. 
5. Collaborating with other Engineers, Construction Management and Craftsmen on a daily basis.

 

 

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.

Must Have

Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of relevant exempt experience; 
Master’s Degree and 3 years of relevant professional experience; 
Ph.D. and 0 years of experience.

Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Nice to Have

Analytical/problem solving skills to resolve technical issues, which arise during new construction of CVN 78 Class Carriers. Good communication and interpersonal skills to interface and discuss technical issues with technical and non-technical personnel. In addition, be willing to provide hands-on or on the job site engineering support.

 

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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