Electric Boat

Engineer Senior

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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

Experienced Mechanical Components engineer needed to provide technical support for propulsion and reactor plant pumps, valves, heat exchangers, and various machinery on LOS ANGELES, OHIO, SEAWOLF and VIRGINIA Class commissioned submarines, the Moored Training Ships, and the S8G Prototype. This position requires resolution of technical issues in a fast paced environment which will provide a wide array of work experience.  Technical expertise and knowledge of propulsion plant mechanical components, Military and Federal Specifications, fasteners, materials, general methods of manufacturing and dimensional tolerancing will be developed by frequently using these skills in performing technical evaluations.  Responsibilities include evaluation and resolution of technical issues via fleet liaison action requests (LARs) and Navy supply system consolidated problem reports (CPRs). In addition, engineers will perform component design analysis, cost/benefit analysis, and calculations as well as develop/maintain component drawings and Ship Alteration packages. Interface is required with NAVSEA 08, NNL, BPMI, NPTU, Navy and private shipyards, vendors, and other department personnel.

Education/ Experience


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical, Marine, Nuclear, Civil, Aerospace, Systems, or Manufacturing Engineering
  • 4-10 years of related experience 


  • Advanced degree is beneficial, but not required.
  • US Navy officer experience with an engineering degree is beneficial, but not required.


Excellent written and oral communication skills are required to interface with NAVSEA 08, NNL, BPMI, NPTU, Navy and private shipyards, vendors, and other department personnel. Applicant should be a highly motivated problem solver who is well organized with strong project management skills.  Additionally, the applicant should be capable of working both independently and in a team environment.  Experience with machine design, propulsion plant design, operations or testing is beneficial, but not required.  Specific experience with pumps, valves, and/or heat exchangers is a plus.


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