Electric Boat

  • Technical Aide - Test Writing

    Requisition ID
    Engineering Support
    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

    The position is for a Test Writer responsible for preparing Construction Support Diagrams, Flushing Diagrams and Test Pressure Diagrams to support shipboard testing of submarine systems and equipment in non-nuclear and nuclear areas, and for preparing test documentation for use in accomplishing inspections and shipboard testing of submarine systems and equipment. 


    • The candidate will be responsible for developing new test diagrams from input provided by Engineering, by reviewing applicable drawings and documentation. 
    • The candidate will be responsible for developing Test Procedures and derivative diagrams from Engineering input, by reviewing applicable drawings and documentation.
    • The individual will also be responsible for incorporating previously approved changes and new changes into a revision of the existing document. 

    Education/ Experience

    • High School diploma or Equivalent
    • NX/Team Center, Visio, or Auto Cad experience.
    • Operating/Testing/Service experience with submarine systems.
    • Previous technical writing experience or technical work documents or formal work packages



    • Candidates must have the ability to review and comprehend engineering drawings and technical data, as well as be familiar with shipbuilding specifications, technical manuals and other source documents related to test documentation.
    • Familiarity with working with PC based systems and/or software required.
    • Proficiency with Excel and Word is desired.
    • Ability to complete work accurately while meeting schedules; attention to detail is essential.
    • Possess strong interpersonal, oral and written skills.
    • Possess a team attitude with willingness and capability to work well with other team members and organizations within the company.


    Physical Qualifications

    Light Lifting

    Environmental Attributes



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