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Power Components Electrical Engineer 4


Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Oct 17, 2021

Job Description

Specific Job Description

This position requires frequent interaction with government representatives, naval personnel, and various engineering and technical experts. • Design, implement and improve electrical equipment, facilities, components, and systems on naval vessels. This includes switchgear, transformers, and power distribution from 15 KV down. • Review and recommend designs and specifications in support of current and future projects. • Ability to develop and maintain standards and specifications for electrical equipment. • Ability to develop solutions to equipment performance issues as the cognizant engineer. • Ability to troubleshoot software/hardware issues • Experience with design/operations of electrical transmission, distribution, or generation • Experience with PLC programming • Ability to read, analyze and design electrical schematics • Strong writing skills with the ability to write technical documents clearly, accurately, and with technical rigor • Experience writing white papers and industry publications • Excellent oral communication skills • Ability to work independently with a strong sense of initiative • Shipboard experience in operation and maintenance of Navy Systems • Demonstrated the ability to come up to speed quickly on a new project and balance multiple tasks • Strong technical experience with coordinating electrical engineering and design activities.

General Job Template Description

Researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks. Designs electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes.

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.

Req ID: 8704 


Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 

Travel Required: Yes, up to 10% of the time 

Shift: 1st 

Relocation: No relocation assistance available 

Education: Bachelor's Degree 

Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No-Teleworking is not available for this position 

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 

Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not 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. 

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