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Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States

Date:  Apr 3, 2024

Req ID: 36171 
Team: 52 Engineering 
Entity: Ingalls Shipbuilding

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 

Shift: 1st 
Relocation: No relocation assistance available 
Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No - Not eligible for telework 

Travel Requirement:  No 


We’re building tomorrow’s fleet today
With more than 11,000 employees, HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division is the largest manufacturing employer in Mississippi and a major contributor to the economic growth of Alabama. For nearly 85 years, we’ve  designed, built and maintained amphibious ships, destroyers, and cutters for the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard. The largest supplier of U.S. Navy surface combatants, we’re simultaneously building four classes of ships and have pioneered the development and production of technologically advanced, highly capable ships for the surface Navy fleet for decades. Think that’s cool? Keep reading:

Job Description

Position Summary / Responsibilities:

Research, develop, and design electrical solutions for system integration of components and equipment onboard US Navy Ships.

Knowledge of electrical shipboard systems onboard US Navy Ships is required.

- Perform cognizant engineering liaison with other engineering disciplines and lead shipcheck and drawing development efforts. 

- Ability to coordinate drawing development efforts with Design, Engineering, and QA teams, resolving issues and answering questions as required.

- Ability to work with waterfront personal on resolving issues that arise during installations.

- Develop and coordinate drawing changes.

- Review Government Furnished Information and coordinate with Engineering/Design team to validate technical information and insure proper design is accomplished.

- Participate in Shipchecks to insure all issues are identified and resolved.




Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university and 5 years of relevant experience; OR a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university and 3 years of relevant experience.; OR a PhD and 0 years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

- Electrical engineering experience with shipboard systems for CG 47, LPD 17, LCS, and LHA/D Classes.   

- Experience developing and implementing ship change modifications for electrical shipboard systems.

- Lead design efforts to integrate conceptual government furnished information into detail design products.

- Perform cognizant engineering liaison with other engineering disciplines and lead shipcheck and drawing development efforts. 

- Ability to perform extended periods as an on-site engineering representative.

We serve the heroes who protect our freedom. Our 44,000-strong team builds 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 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 #1 for Ingalls Shipbuilding.

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