Electric Boat

  • Motor Shop Lead Tradesman

    Requisition ID
    Electrical Trades
    Remaining Openings
    Post End
    1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • 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

    Electric Boat Maintenance & Modernization Site in Honolulu, Hawaii.   


    Electric motor and generator repair shop Lead Tradesman.  Ability to perform motor refurbishments, rewinding, rebuilding and testing.  Direct and train shop motor mechanics, motor winders and machinists to perform motor shop tasks.  Ability to wind AC and DC motors and generators from fractional horsepower to units as large as 4 MW, and up to 12.6 KV.   Ability to read and understand technical documents.  Ability to liaise with technical/engineering authorities to resolve manufacturing and repair processes.  All candidates must be willing to support the company’s goals of safety, quality, cost, schedule and continuous improvement.

    Education/ Experience


    High school diploma / GED or equivalent required.

    At least 10 years of experience as a motor winder.

    Not an entry level position; EB is looking for a skilled electric motor shop technician with the ability to lead and manage shop personnel.

    Ability to perform the functions of the craft to comply with procedural standards and policies in a safe manner.

    Ability to assess and estimate electro-mechanical and motor/generator repair costs and methods.

    Experience and expertise with quality based procedural compliance, documentation and testing.

    Ability to obtain a DoD secret clearance required.



    Vocational school and/or apprenticeship desired.

    Dynamic Balancing and Vibration Analysis experience desired.

    Estimating experience preferred.

    Military experience and/or government contracted work performance desired.


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