Electric Boat

  • Test Engineer Specialist

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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


    Selected candidates will be responsible for supporting a wide range of electrical systems and equipment in the following areas: reactor plant instrumentation and control systems, steam and electric plant systems, auxiliary electrical/electronic systems, power distribution equipment and systems, and advanced power electronics. Position supports all fleet submarines, including Los Angeles, Ohio, Seawolf, and Virginia Classes and training platforms (i.e. S5W/S6G MTS @ NPTU Charleston, SC and MARF/S8G Prototype @ Kesselring, NY).


    Responsibilities range from initial system and/or component design, upgrades, and life cycle support. Candidates will function as a project engineer overseeing all aspects of engineering tasks including assurance of first time technical quality, working in a team environment, maintaining budgets and schedules, and interfacing with design and other engineering organizations. Candidates will also be required to evaluate and disposition system and component related questions and liaison inquiries from Naval Shipyards, Navy Forces afloat, land based prototypes, reactor plant prime contractors and NAVSEA. Selected candidates will be expected to effectively communicate within the organization as well as with NAVSEA, prime contractors, navy shipyards and equipment vendors.

    Education/ Experience


    • Minimum of 12 years of US Navy submarine experience as a qualified nuclear plant operator with an electrical or electronic background


    • Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or higher 
    • Experience working in a commercial or Naval shipyard
    • Nuclear Electrical Division leading petty officer experience


    Strong verbal communication skills


    Electric Plant rotating machinery maintenance and repair experience


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