Electric Boat

  • Engineer Senior

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  • Overview


    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

    The successful candidate will provide technical direction to nuclear engineers, radiological control technicians, and nuclear trades, as well as perform oversight during the execution of nuclear work.  Radiological Engineers are the technical authority responsible to ensure requirements are met to keep personnel exposure as low as reasonably achievable and to protect the environment.


    Duties will include:

    • Developing and reviewing procedures and methods to ensure appropriate radiological controls are directed
    • Developing exposure estimates and shielding goals, maintaining the radiological status of ships or facilities, and preparing radiological control agreements
    • Providing deckplate support and oversight of radiological work in the shipyard and at SubBase, New London
    • Coordinating with other naval nuclear program shipyards and labs to maintain and improve corporate radiological controls procedures

    Education/ Experience


    • BS degree in an engineering discipline 


    • BS degree in Mechanical or Nuclear Engineering
    • 3+ years of experience in Engineering, Test, Quality, New Construction and Overhaul and Repair work
    • Knowledge of NAVSEA 389-0288 is desired.
    • Commercial nuclear experience
    • 5+ years NNPP (Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program) experience
    • Previous experience as an Auditor, Problem Resolution Lead, Quality Engineer, Quality Advocate, Green/Black Belt, or other quality professional
    • Prior experience interfacing with engineering, operations, program management and Customer representatives (Navy personnel, SUPSHIP, KAPL, etc.)


    Applicant must be granted a minimum of an interim secret clearance prior to position commencing. They must be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance to remain in the position.

    Applicants must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and be able to work effectively with engineering, management, and trades personnel.

    Physical Qualifications

    Climbing, Kneeling, Twisting

    Environmental Attributes

    Cold, Hot, Inside, Outside, Wet


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