Electric Boat

  • Nondestructive Testing (NDT) Engineering Examiner / Senior / Specialist / Principal

    Requisition ID
    2017-11227
    Location
    US-WA-Bremerton
    Trade
    Engineering
    Remaining Openings
    1
    Post End
    8/22/2018
    Shift
    1st
  • 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

    This position is for the EB West Maintenance & Modernization Site in Bremerton, WA.

     

    Position located in Bremerton, WA.  Maintenance & Modernization has an opening for a highly motivated Manufacturing Technician, Inspector.  This requirement is for a Non Destructive Test QA inspector to support new construction and delivered ship work.  The primary focus is to support the West coast site (Puget EB) operations, however, support of others sites will be required.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for performing nondestructive testing (NDT), eg, MT, PT, UT, VT and Acid Etching of welds/materials and installation checks of nuclear submarine systems. Inspections require execution of NDT techniques, performing visual and dimensional checks and evaluation of physical conditions of mechanical systems (piping, structure, mechanical, etc.) to specification criteria. Reviewing and understanding of drawing and specification requirements for nuclear systems is required. Working knowledge of delivered ship documents (JFFM, UIPI) preferred. 

    Candidate must possess the ability to use basic measuring tool and gauges required of the craft. Basic reading/writing and blueprint knowledge is required. Candidate must be able to pass NDT training, certifications and will be required to be trained in quality control systems, and associated procedures.

    This position requires excellent interpersonal skills, strong computer skills, and the ability to interface effectively with Shipyard End Users, EB Engineering, Quality Personnel, QP, Puget and Groton trades, as well as Senior EBC staff.  The successful candidate must have strong verbal, writing, and organizational skills, must be a self-starter, capable of working independently, and has demonstrated the ability to solve problems and make sound decisions.  Travel will be required.

    Education/ Experience

    REQUIRED:

    • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent
    • Presently or previously certified in a NDT method 

    PREFERRED:

    • 5+ years’ work experience and/or related technical knowledge
    • A background in Quality Assurance is desired, but experience in an industrial environment, shipbuilding or other heavy fabrication would be beneficial.
    • Experience in either MT, PT, UT, VT and/or Acid Etching
    • Working knowledge of delivered ship documents (JFFM, UIPI) 

    Skills

    • Must be available to work all shifts
    • Must pass a Jaeger and color vision eye examination.
    • Candidate must be willing to perform work assignments outside of the QA title (Example: pulling electrical cable, assisting with ship fitting, burning, fire watch, pipefitting, sheet metal,  ect when NDT /quality activities are not needed at managements discretion)
    • Computer skills required in Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, Word, Access)
    • Travel to other shipyards in the Continental United States is required.
    • Candidate must pass hair follicle drug screening.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance as a condition of employment.

    Physical Qualifications

    Climbing, Color Vision, Crawling, Heavy Lifting, Kneeling, Light Lifting, Medium Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Stooping, Twisting

    Environmental Attributes

    Acids or Alkalis, Cold, Dry, Dusty, Fumes, Hot, Inside, Noise, Oily, Outside, Wet

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