Electric Boat

  • Mid Career Electrical Engineer

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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

    Nuclear Waterfront Engineering, Propulsion Plant Electrical (D427) performs design engineering activities for electrical components and systems used in the propulsion plant for VIRGINIA Class submarines in construction at the Electric Boat shipyard.  Responsibilities include design upgrades for reactor plant instrumentation and control systems, steam plant control and indication systems, and the electric plant.  Major components supported by this group are power electronic inverters and converters, power distribution switchboards and circuit breakers, microprocessor based instrumentation and control equipment, electromagnetic controllers, transformers, bus transfer devices and control stations.  This department is also responsible for electric plant analysis products, such as power systems analysis, fault current analysis, circuit breaker coordination, electric plant stability analysis and voltage drop analysis.  Engineers work in a fast paced, multi-discipline environment, and interface with other engineering disciplines, senior management, suppliers and customers on a frequent basis.  Technologies that are supported by this department include power distribution, power electronics, systems integration, integration of microprocessor control systems, and integration of copper based and fiber optic based serial communications systems.

    Education/ Experience



    4 to 15 years experience required.  Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical degree required. 




    Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering desired.  Experience in the design, analysis, or test of power electronic systems is desired.  Experience in design and test of nuclear instrumentation and control equipment desired.


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