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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Mar 18, 2023

Job Description

Newport News Shipbuilding has an opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join their team. The engineer in this position will support the engineering manager with professional development of the engineering team.  Assignments will include representing Aircraft Carrier Engineering on special projects.


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

9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.- Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Preferred Qualifications

This position prefers a strong technical background and experience that applies to the design and operation of shipboard piping systems; including proficiency with the tools, processes, and best practices utilized by the Piping Discipline at Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS). Experience with scoping, manufacturing processes, qualification of components, and waterfront engineering is desired. This engineer shall have strong written and oral presentation skills and should be able to clearly discuss complex technical issues with both engineering counterparts, such as NAVSEA, and value stream customers, such as planning, sourcing, and construction trades.  The candidate shall be capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces.


  • Req ID: 28337 
  • Department: E21 CVN 21 HABITBLTY FLUID SYS 
  • Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 
  • Travel Required: Yes, up to 10% 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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