Electric Boat

  • CTF Principal Engineer

    Requisition ID
    US-CT-New London
    Remaining Openings
    Post End
  • Job Description

    Electric Boat is preparing to execute a test program for the Integrated Power System (IPS) for COLUMBIA Class, which consists of the submarine propulsion plant and electrical power distribution system. This program will be executed at the IPS Compatibility Test Facility (CTF). CTF Engineers will develop technical documentation in support of the IPS test program, support direction of testing at CTF, and analyze and troubleshoot issues during the test program. CTF Engineers require task management skills to plan the coordination and direction of diverse test evolutions and troubleshooting efforts. CTF Engineers must possess demonstrated knowledge in the areas of power generation, electronic and controls and/or power distribution systems operation. Frequent interface with Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), BMPC and NAVSEA is required. Occasional travel is required.

    Key Tasks

    1. Support NSWC and on-site Electric Boat personnel in outfitting the facility to execute the test program.
    2. Analyze, troubleshoot and support resolution of issues during the test program
    3. Analyze test results data and provide technical recommendations
    4. System integration of IPS components and CTF support equipment to support test program.

    Education/ Experience


    15+ years experience relevant to job description is required

    Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering is required

    Occasional travel is required

    Proven task management skills and leadership skills are required

    Proven strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work in a teaming environment with remote participants, including interfacing regularly with the nuclear Navy customer is required

    Obtaining/maintaining a Secret security clearance is required



    Demonstrated knowledge in the area of power generation, power electronics and controls, electric motor drive systems, and/or power distribution systems operation is preferred

    US Navy nuclear qualified submarine or shipyard test experience is highly preferred

    Familiarity and experience with the COLUMBIA Class IPS system is preferred

    Prior test experience of high current power electronics and controls is highly preferred

    Familiarity and experience with the VIRGINIA electric plant design and operation is preferred

    Familiarity and experience with developing and writing test procedures is preferred.


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