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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Job Description
Designs, develops, and tests nuclear equipment and systems. Conducts research on new materials of special interest in nuclear reactors. Conducts studies related to the detection and control of radiation and radioactive contaminants. Studies nuclear fuel cycle to define most economical uses of material and safest means of waste products disposal. Other areas of research include radiation transport modeling, statistical analyses and performance metrics. Recommends various technology options or approaches for system, processes, facility or program improvements in terms of safety, performance, efficiency or costs.
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
  •  Must possess strong technical writing, multitasking, and verbal skills and work in a "team" environment.
  • Previous shipboard experience preferred with ability to discuss technical issues with various levels of management. The ability to interact with skilled technical trades (on the deckplates) by providing resolution to a diverse variety of shipboard encountered construction problems is essential, with very limited supervision.
  • Must understand principles of elect pwr distribution and control systems.
  • Must be able to read and interpret electrical dwgs, component/vendor dwgs, and mil-specs.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and SAP 
  • EE, EET, or NE degree preferred
  • Must possess ability to identify/evaluate problems, perform necessary shipboard troubleshooting and issue resolutions expeditiously, at times in a high stress environment. 
  • Must be willing to support overtime (including weekends), shift work as needed/required, "on-call", and construction/shipboard rotations.

Req ID: 2339 

Department: E86 NUC PRP-CNS&PRC ENG 

Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 

Travel Required: No 

Shift: 1st 

Relocation: No relocation assistance available 

Education: Bachelor's Degree 

Virtual/Telework Opportunity: Yes-May Consider Occasional/Part-time Teleworking for this position 

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 

Clearance Type: Yes - Interim Clearance Required To Start  


Company Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries employs more than 42,000 people throughout the United States and around the world.  We are America’s largest military shipbuilder and one of the largest defense contractors for unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services and fleet sustainment.  Our employees build, engineer and innovate complex products and solutions for our customers on a daily basis - we do the Hard Stuff, Done Right.  Each year we hire thousands of business, engineering, IT professionals and tradespersons to accomplish our mission. Why not become part of something bigger than yourself, find your purpose, and join HII today.

EEO Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.