Electric Boat

  • Mechanical/Civil (structural) Entry Level Engineer (0-4 years)

    Requisition ID
    US-CT-New London
    Remaining Openings
    Post End
  • 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

    D494 Engineers are responsible for the detailed design and analysis of forward end internal submarine structures. Responsibilities include structural engineering analysis of equipment foundations, platform decks, modular structures, joiner-work and stowage.  Analysis for shock loadings (static and dynamic), ship motion, submergence, fatigue and tank pressurization loads are performed using state-of-the-art computer models as well as conventional classical calculation methods.  Additionally, Engineers will interface with Designers, representatives from various disciplines and the Navy in a Design/Build team environment.  Engineers will also participate in Navy design reviews. 

    Education/ Experience


    • A Bachelor of Science in Civil (Structural) or Mechanical Engineering is required.
    • Zero to four years of related engineering experience.


    • A Master’s Degree in these areas is desirable. 


    The candidate must possess strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Candidate must be highly motivated, perform independently, as well as interact with other groups and organizations in an engineering environment.  Demonstrated skills and proficiency in the technical area of structural engineering is required and knowledge of finite element analysis, steel design techniques and advanced mechanics of materials is highly desirable. 


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