Electric Boat

QP - Safety Representative

Requisition ID
US-RI-North Kingstown
Health & Safety
Remaining Openings
Post End
1st, 2nd, 3rd


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

Health & Safety is essential for Electric Boat to maintain its success in building world class submarines for the US Navy.  Are you a Health & Safety professional seeking opportunity to grow and be part of EB’s Health & Safety team. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Interfacing with all levels of management, production workers, hourly employees and regulatory personnel
  • Conducting periodic surveillances of ships and facilities for Safety deficiencies (including tracking and trending)
  • Review of various objective quality evidence (e.g. industrial hygiene sample data, training records, Material Safety Data Sheets for materials in use)
  • Observation of work to ensure hazards are addressed and proper procedure, tools, and PPE are being observed Providing oversight of contractor work both shipyard and non-shipyard, and identify and report deficiencies to the contracting organization
  • Participating in accident investigations, analyze safety and health data and develop recommended actions
  • Issuing written reports to management summarizing findings, recommendations, and corrective actions
  • Developing and revising safety and health training lesson plans
  • Providing safety and health training as necessary
  • Interfacing with off shift safety and health personnel
  • Maintaining the EB Safety Manual and support the Contractors Health and Safety Manual to ensure compliance with OSHA and OHSAS 18001
  • Developing and issue Hazard Communication and Safety Bulletins to provide timely and necessary information to the workforce
  • This position may require travel to the Groton, CT facility.
  • Position is for 2nd shift, but the candidate must be able to work 1st or  3rd shift as required.
  • This position requires one to work overtime as necessary, provide off-shift and weekend coverage as necessary, and travel as necessary.
  • Be an active member of the deck plate safety and industrial hygiene issues and programs at an industrial defense plant. 
  • Work as a very proactive safety professional by joining the Safety Organizations here at Electric Boat.


Education/ Experience


Bachelors of Science Degree is required

Degree in Safety, Industrial Hygeine, Enviromental, Chemistry, or related field is preferred

Related experience, training or knowledge of OSHA safety and health standards and in particular, maritime standards is required



Experience with OSHA 300 record keeping

Experience with Inspections of boats under construction

Building inspection experience





Effective written and verbal communication skills, ability to effectively work both independently and as part of a team, ability to learn new skills and apply them, ability to solve problems in a constructive manner, self-starter, good work ethic, good interpersonal skills required.  Must be able to work extended hours and weekends as needed. 


Be an active member of the deck plate safety and industrial hygiene issues and programs at an industrial defense plant.  Work as a very proactive safety professional by joining the Safety Organizations here at Electric Boat.

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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