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Sto Test-Mechani 1/C

Requisition ID
Mechanical Testing
Remaining Openings
Post End
1st, 2nd, 3rd



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


This posting is for STO Mechanic within Nuclear Test Operations.


This position will require mechanical testing of nuclear components in accordance with their respective test procedure, performing mechanical alignment and alignment checks for both primary and secondary side detectors, and performing the duties of “Safety Technician” to ensure that systems are properly tagged out, isolated, and de-pressurized in order for other trades to perform work safely. 


Candidates must be able to understand and interpret mechanical system diagrams, blueprints, schematics, and Test Equipment Drawings for building and installing test gear to support system testing. 


The selected individual must understand the requirements and comply with the EB Safety Manual, various technical manuals, and applicable department instructions when working on ship’s equipment. 


Some heavy lifting is required along with crawling and working in tight, confined spaces. 


The successful applicant must be medically able and willing to obtain and maintain radiological dosimetry to work within radiological work areas. In addition, the individual must be able to pass all required trade training qualifications, including Grade A and Steam Plant Cleanliness.


Education/ Experience


High School Diploma or equivalent

Candidates must be able to read & work from blueprints and schematics.



Technical school diploma or higher

Previous Navy experience and / or shipboard testing with mechanical systems





Individual must be able to understand mechanical system diagrams, blueprints, and schematics.


Physical Qualifications

Climbing, Crawling, Heavy Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Twisting

Environmental Attributes

Cold, Hot, Inside, Outside, Wet


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