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MGR ENGINEERING 2

Location: 

Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Apr 1, 2024

Req ID: 36765 
Team: E70 A1B PROPULSION PLANT PLANNING YARD 
Entity: Newport News Shipbuilding

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 

Full-Time
Shift: 1st 
Relocation: No relocation assistance available 
Virtual/Telework Opportunity: Yes - Occasional or hybrid telework available 

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

Clearance Required: No - Clearance Not Required to Start 

 

Meet HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding
With more than 25,000 employees – including third-, fourth- and even fifth-generation shipbuilders – HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division is the largest industrial employer in Virginia. We’re the sole designer, builder and refueler of U.S. Navy nuclear aircraft carriers and one of two providers of U.S. Navy nuclear submarines. Our diverse and innovative team of professionals ranges from skilled trades to project managers, engineers and software developers to solution architects, technical subject matter experts, and system users. Anchored in our rich, 135-year history, we collaborate together at the forefront of technology, manufacturing, and integration of the most powerful and survivable naval ships in the world. Want to be part of the team? Apply today! We look forward to meeting you.

 

The Role

This position will serve as the engineering manager of an 8+ engineer team responsible for machinery within an A1B Ford Class Aircraft Carrier Propulsion Plant, requiring knowledge of mechanical and/or electrical engineering principles and applications in addition to project management, leadership, and staff development skills.  Machinery within the department includes turbines, generators, diesel engines, pumps, heat exchangers, motor and valve controllers, and fluid systems in support of the machinery and the plant.  The department is cognizant over the design requirements of the machinery, support of the manufacturer's build and test of the machinery, shipboard troubleshooting and support of the installed equipment aboard a Naval Platform, and lifecycle management of the machinery.  

 

This position will support the current naval carrier fleet, new construction carriers, the vendor supply base, in addition to engineers under your charge to develop, train, and plan both short term and long term tasks, while resolving complex technical issues.  This position will also work with the department manager to establish, support, and enforce cultural, technical, and programmatic standards of the department.

 

Travel to vendor facilities, support of shipboard machinery, and some remote work opportunities will be offered, and times required. 

 

All Newport News Shipbuilding Engineering Managers are required to apply electrical, electronic and/or mechanical principles to components and systems, including assembly, analysis, and documentation of results; construction of developmental assemblies, sub-assemblies and components; and quality testing. Supports and participates in the design, test, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electromechanical systems.

Must Have

Bachelor's Degree and 6 years of progressive technical experience in research, engineering and design OR Master's Degree and 4 years of relevant experience.


Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Nice to Have

  • Experience with military specifications and standards.
  • Experience using and developing technical manuals.
  • Experience with environmental qualifications (e.g., shock, vibration, electromagnetic interference).
  • Experience with technical writing and written, developed proposals and calculations.
  • Experience as a trainer/teacher with a focus on continuing education.
  • Experience with project management.
  • Experience with staff development and labor resource planning.
  • Experience with one or more of the following technical areas: Mechanical and Material Properties, Rotating Machinery, Fluid Dynamics, Hydraulics, Thermodynamics, Energy, Work, Power, Control Systems, Circuits and Schematics.

 

Why HII
We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. HII’s diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

 

Recognized as one of America’s top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people’s safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you’ll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

 

Working at HII is more than a job - it’s an opportunity to build a future. We offer comprehensive benefits including: medical, prescription drug, dental and vision plan choices, on-site health centers, tele-medicine, wellness resources, employee assistance programs, savings plan options (401K), financial education and planning tools, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships, and more. Some benefits may vary depending on your specific division or work location. 


Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.

Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.


Do You Need Assistance? 
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to buildyourcareer@hii-co.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.


Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #2 for Newport News Shipbuilding.

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