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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Jan 17, 2023

Job Description

This position is within the submarine COLUMBIA (CLB) ENG-WR group of department E92. This person provides engineering review of Visual Work Instructions (VWIs) and other CLB Engineering Build Authority documents, primarily within the Machinery discipline. These reviews are performed within a model based manufacturing environment.


Ensures Build Authority information provided within the VWI is consistent with the applicable technical authority documents. Reviews engineering change documents for applicability and proper incorporation within the build authority documents. Applies engineering and submarine construction knowledge towards the validation of welds, notes, and dimensions for CLB class submarine construction. Provides training to entry level engineers. Interacts and collaborates with VWI Developers, Construction Trade Representatives, and Planning Personnel to ensure proper understanding of the work to be performed by and the requirements required of the VWI. Frequently uses collaboration tools such as WebEx and Jabber. Uses Teamcenter, NGP, NX, SAP, and 1TOOL daily to complete assigned tasks.


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

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

Experience with submarine engineering. Engineering experience within the Columbia program is highly preferred. Experience as a Mechanical Engineer is preferred. Experience using Teamcenter, NGP, NX and SAP is preferred but not required. Knowledge of GD&T is a must. Must have welding knowledge.

  • Req ID: 27691 
  • Department: E92 E&D DIGITAL ENTERPRISE 
  • 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: No - Clearance Not Required to Start  

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