Electric Boat

  • Engineering Supervisor - Structural

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  • 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

    Supervisor of Engineering (Structural) in Groton, working for Manufacturing Engineering department.


    Employing civil, mechanical, industrial, and marine engineers, Manufacturing Engineering develops, researches, designs, and procures special tools, fixtures, and other manufacturing aids required to facilitate submarine construction.

    Primary responsibility will be to directly supervise a team of engineers taked to: 

    1) Identifying and developing methods and tools required for fabricating and assembling submarine components, structures, systems and modules.

    2) Developd and design construction assembly and installation fixtures for CLB and VPM. 

    3) Participation in Design/Build teams during new product design; review of Class drawings for manufacturing concerns; preparation of lifting and handling procedures and drawings for rigging submarine components and modules;

    4) Providing pro-active construction support for the above engineering areas of responsibility.

    This position requires strong verbal, writing, and interpersonal skills.  The successful candidate must work well with all levels of engineering, trades, trade management, program management, and the Navy customer.  Work in production areas and onboard active and new construction submarines is required.  Occasional travel, weekend, and evening hours may be required. This position is responsible for the quality, schedule, and cost of the VPM and CLB class new design products.

    Education/ Experience


    • B.S. in Civil, Mechanical, Industrial, or Marine Engineering or equivalent
    • 5 years engineering experience minimum


    • Previous experience in Manufacturing Engineering preferred
    • Previous leadership experience preferred
    • Experience with CLB and VPM design products and procedures preferred




    • Strong written and verbal communication skills required
    • Strong interpersonal skills required
    • Strong self motivation required


    Physical Qualifications

    Climbing, Crawling, Kneeling, Stooping, Twisting

    Environmental Attributes

    Cold, Dusty, Hot, Inside, Oily, Outside, Wet


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