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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Sep 10, 2021

Job Description

Specific Job Description

Submarine Virginia Class / PSA Work Control Engineering Technician (Mechanical) that develops, reviews, and revises as required the execution of Navy Work Authorization Forms (WAFs) / Work Permits and safety tagout documents and specifications to support efficient work execution. Ensure training and qualification on all work control and tagout processes is obtained and maintained. Approves issuance of WAFs, work permits, and safety tagouts for assigned systems. Provides expertise in the development, planning, and scheduling for WAFs, work permits, and safety tagout. Provides on-site resolution of related problems and technical issues to prevent delays and ensure the integrity, safe work and testing, and operation of responsible areas of control.  Thorough knowledge of NAVSEA 0905-485-6010 Submarine 6010 requirements, Submarine Fly-By-Wire Ship control System Certification Boundary Book, the Submarine Certification Boundary Book, Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual, and the Tag-out Users Manual. 


General Job Template Description

Provides technical support to engineers on a variety of technical tasks. Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles, and manipulates technical data, such as laboratory or material test results and engineering design changes. Produces engineering documentation, reports, drawings (flow charts, block diagrams, and schematics). Performs detailed mathematical calculations using established formulas; preliminary analyses of data where guidelines are provided in such areas as trajectory adequacy, model dimensional consistency; and quantitative judgments concerning technical data. Uses personal computer in performance of analyses and development of documentation/reports. May conduct tests and record data to assist with engineering evaluation or analysis.

Basic Qualifications

Associate's Degree and 3 years of experience. 2 years of related experience can be substituted for Associate's degree. 4 years of non-related experience can be substituted for Associate's degree. An Apprentice Certificate or graduation from Navy Nuclear Power School can be substituted for Associate's degree.

Req ID: 6749 


Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 

Travel Required: Yes, 10%-25% of the time 

Shift: 1st 

Relocation: No relocation assistance available 

Education: High School Diploma/GED 

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  

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EEO Statement:

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


As a condition of employment with Newport News Shipbuilding, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or fit within an exemption under the law.  Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment.