Electric Boat is preparing to execute a test program for the Integrated Power System (IPS) for COLUMBIA Class, which consists of the submarine propulsion plant and electrical power distribution system. This program will be executed at the IPS Compatibility Test Facility (CTF). CTF Engineers will develop technical documentation in support of the IPS test program, support direction of testing at CTF, and analyze and troubleshoot issues during the test program. CTF Engineers require task management skills to plan the coordination and direction of diverse test evolutions and troubleshooting efforts. CTF Engineers must possess demonstrated knowledge in the areas of power generation, electronic and controls and/or power distribution systems operation. Frequent interface with Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), BMPC and NAVSEA is required. Occasional travel is required.
Four to 20 years’ experience relevant to job description is required
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering is required
Occasional travel is required
Proven task management skills and leadership skills are required
Proven strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work in a teaming environment with remote participants, including interfacing regularly with the nuclear Navy customer is required
Obtaining/maintaining a Secret security clearance is required
Demonstrated knowledge in the area of power generation, power electronics and controls, electric motor drive systems, and/or power distribution systems operation is preferred
US Navy nuclear qualified submarine or shipyard test experience is highly preferred
Familiarity and experience with the COLUMBIA Class IPS system is preferred
Prior test experience of high current power electronics and controls is highly preferred
Familiarity and experience with the VIRGINIA electric plant design and operation is preferred
Familiarity and experience with developing and writing test procedures is preferred.