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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Mar 15, 2023

Job Description

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.

Understands production processes, up and downstream technical and material requirements, and how production processes are being run to achieve the design intentions. Familiar with naval shipbuilding and industry standards. Adapts quickly to dynamic business needs. 

Basic Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

 • Industrial or shipbuilding manufacturing environments. 
 • 5 or more years of experience designing jigs, fixtures, and/or tooling. 
 • 2 or more years of experience approving engineering drawings and calculations. 
 • Autodesk Inventor
 • Finite Element Analysis 
 • Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) 
 • Ability to access shipboard locations 
 • Mechanical engineering PE is preferred, structural engineering PE is highly preferred. 

Candidates without preferred qualifications who are eager to learn will be considered.

  • Req ID: 25105 
  • Department: X51 INDUSTRIAL ENG 
  • Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 
  • Travel Required: No 
  • Shift: 1st 
  • Relocation: Relocation assistance will be available 
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree 
  • Virtual/Telework Opportunity: Yes - Occasional or hybrid telework available 
  • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 
  • Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start  

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

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