Electric Boat

  • Power Electronics / Power Systems Engineer (0-15 years)

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  • Overview

    General Dynamics Electric Boat is the world’s foremost designer and builder of nuclear submarines, the most complex machines made by man. The company’s industry leadership extends back over a century to 1899 when it produced the U.S. Navy's first commissioned undersea warship. Today, Electric Boat prides itself on being the premier shipbuilding company in the industry. We develop and apply state of the art technology to the design and construction of nuclear powered submarines. With a team of highly skilled and dedicated employees, we have successfully taken submarine technology to a new level.


    General Dynamics Electric Boat is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    Job Description

    Power Electronics Engineer/Power Systems Engineer - D486 is supporting the design and integration of a power distribution system for a next-generation submarine with electric drive. D486 is providing oversight of vendor designs for bi-directional, multi-stage power electronic and electromagnetic cabinets.

    Job responsibilities include:

    - Vendor management and oversight for program and technical product development.

    - Managing successful integration with shipboard arrangements and all interfacing electrical and mechanical systems.

    - Review, adjudication of technical comments, and approval of all vendor reports.

    - Review and concurrence with all interfacing ship design documentation.

    - Preparation of technical correspondence to government customers regarding design development and requirements management.

    Education/ Experience

    A Bachelor degree in Engineering is required.  Candidates should have experience in the design, analysis, or test of power electronic systems, particularly electric machinery, electric drives, power electronics, and control systems.  BS, MS, or Ph.D. in electrical engineering or related discipline.  Specifically, experience with transformers, high power rating inverter/rectifiers, passive and active power filtering, including modeling performance predictions and testing is preferred.     Previous defense contract and technical specification applications and/or project management experience are also desired.


    Zero to 15 years of experience required. 


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