Electric Boat

COLUMBIA Class Main Propulsion Motor Engineer

Requisition ID
2017-11638
US-CT-New London
Trade
Engineering
Remaining Openings
6
Post End
1/22/2018
Shift
1st

Overview

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General Dynamics 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

Department 489 – COLUMBIA Class Main Propulsion Motor (MPM) - Responsible for the design, manufacture, test, and delivery of the MPM for the state-of-the-art electric drive propulsion system on COLUMBIA Class submarine. A challenging opportunity exists within the engineered components group for the following responsibilities:

 

Basic requirements include, but not limited to:

  • Review of Supplier technical submittals
  • Provide oversight of manufacturing and testing at vendor facilities (Fitchburg, MA and Philadelphia, PA) and the compatibility test facility (CTF) in Philadelphia, PA
  • Participate in technical discussions with vendor(s), Prime contractor and nuclear NAVY customers •Review internal documentation to assure that requirements are incorporated
  • Preparation of technical correspondence to nuclear NAVY customers

 

Ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills to allow close communication of technical issues with nuclear NAVY customers and Electric Boat management. Frequent travel may be required to participate in the supplier’s manufacture and assembly, factory acceptance testing and CTF testing.

Education/ Experience

Candidates applying for this position must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Candidate must be highly motivated, perform independently, as well as interact with other groups and organizations, including interfacing regularly with the nuclear Navy customer, in an engineering environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills are a must

 

  • Zero to 4 years of related engineering experience

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