Electric Boat

  • Operations Supervisor

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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 must provide technical assistance and overall direction to a team of hourly representative employees.  Core to this position is the successful performance of the team’s Safety, Quality, Cost, schedule and Continuous Improvement.  Effective communication, leadership, creating a positive team environment with employees and peers is key to success for the selected candidate.  This position of Operations Supervisor provides a platform to gain a working knowledge of various manufacturing environments and their relationships with other parts of Electric Boats’ business.  This is an excellent opportunity for an engineer or experienced tradesperson to advance into a career-building leadership position and gain invaluable experience to support their career development. 


    Roles and Responsibilities

      • Responsible to manage a crew of Painters on Overhaul/Repair and New Construction Contracts.
      • Must have the ability to assign and measure daily production goals utilizing EBOS (Electric Boat Operating System).
      • Must provide technical expertise, instruct, mentor, and motivate the crew.
      • Support Department goals for Safety, Quality, Cost, Schedule, and Continuous Improvement.
      • Must be available to work all shifts and travel as required.

    Education/ Experience


    Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent. 


    • High School diploma/GED required.
    • Must be NACE Coating Inspection Program Level 1 or higher, or have NAVSEA Basic Paint Inspection (NBPI) certification. 



    • AS/BS/Technical school desired.
    • A culmination of (5) years painting experience, consisting of education/training (i.e. Technical School, AS/BS Degree in any engineering discipline) and/or work experience in the painting field.
    • Previous management skills.
    • Ability to read and interpret Paint Schedules and Maintenance Standards. 



    • Be able to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing, with subordinates, peers, and supervisor.





    Unique Skills

    • Ability to adapt to challenges while remaining calm in a constantly changing working environment, all while remaining compliant to technical and procedural constrains.
    • Safety, Communication, Building Trust, Directing Others, Managing Priorities, Listening, Production/Results, Perseverance, Technical Skills, Managing & Measuring Work, and Stress Tolerance.



    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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