Electric Boat

  • Engineer Sr - Structural

    Requisition ID
    US-CT-New London
    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

    D484 –  COLUMBIA Internal Structures and Arrangements (FWD) - Engineers are responsible for supporting the detail design and analysis of submarine internal structures for the new COLUMBIA Class program.



    Responsibilities include working with designers and draftsmen from concept phase through final design disclosure to design and analyze equipment foundations, platform decks, modular structures, joinerwork, bulkheads, tank structures, and structural penetrations. Structural analysis for shock loadings (static and dynamic), operational and live loadings, stiffness, submergence, fatigue, and tank pressurization loads are performed using state-of-the-art computer models as well as conventional hand calculation methods.


    Engineers will work in team environments consisting of system engineers, as applicable, and design, operations, sustainment, and Navy personnel to develop structural designs that take into account preferred pre-fabrications and construction techniques, to minimize costs/schedules, and sustainment attributes and requirements for life of ship culminating in formal presentations to the team and customer for approval, approving detailed design disclosures and authoring formalized calculation packages.

    Education/ Experience


    • A Bachelor of Science Degree in civil engineering (structural concentration) or mechanical engineering. 
    • Five or more year’s related experience required.
    • Experience with structural analysis using finite element analysis methods.
    • Experience with structural steel design, analysis techniques and mechanics of materials.
    • Experience with reading 2D drawings and 3D CAD design disclosures.
    • Experience with writing and reviewing of technical documents and specifications.
    • Knowledge of steel fabrication methods including weld and bolted connections.
    • Ability to manage projects working in a multi-discipline team.
    • Ability to mentor and provide guidance to new engineers.



    • A Master’s of Science Degree in civil engineering (structural concentration) or mechanical engineering.
    • Experience with performing dynamic analysis of structural components and structures.
    • Knowledge of submarine or shipbuilding industry a plus.


    The candidate must possess strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.  Candidate must be highly motivated and be able to perform independently, as well as interact with other groups and organizations in a team environment.


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