Electric Boat

  • Test Engineer Sr

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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

    This position is for the EB West Maintenance & Modernization Site in Bremerton, WA.


    This position is located at Bremerton WA site.

    Mechanical and Electrical Technical Lead/ Test Directors (Test Engineer) – Responsible to Chief Test Engineer. Duties and responsibilities include performing/directing testing of submarine systems and components as specified in the required test documents, as well as assisting the CTE in setting work assignments and priorities.  Determine workload and test priorities based on project schedules, including the acquisition and maintenance of departmental test equipment.  Establish authorized work control boundaries and associated system/component work isolations.  Other non-conflicting duties may be assigned outside the Test Engineer organization as required to level load personnel.

    Education/ Experience

    Technical Ability:

    This position requires management skills with an above average knowledge of submarine construction and testing of submarine systems coupled with an outstanding level of Work Authorization Forms and associated administrative system functionality.  An excellent understanding of the Navy's tag out process and responsibilities is required.  This position requires utilizing and managing test forms, Test Inspection Reports, and test form discrepancy processing.  Candidate must be able to coordinate required efforts with Work Control, Operations Department, and Ship personnel to facilitate testing.  This position is utilized to maintain a constant understanding of the ship's systems to ensure that all prerequisites are met for key events.


    Education/ Experience:

    • High School diploma / GED or equivalent required.
    • College BS, BA or BBA technical degree is preferred, however, individuals with extensive experience in operation and testing of submarine systems will be considered.
    • This is not an entry level position.
    • Past experience working in Naval Ship Repair environment preferred.
    • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills are required.
    • A minimum of 5 years submarine/marine environment is required.


    • Relocation to EB West Maintenance and Modernization Site in Bremerton, WA.
    • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. Shift work and emergency overtime may be required.
    • Travel to other shipyards in the continental Unites States is required.
    • The candidate is comfortable with change and able to adapt to the changing environment.
    • Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance or higher.
    • The candidate must possess strong analytical, causal analysis, communication, organizational, planning, and writing skills under minimal supervision.
    • The candidate must demonstrate the ability to prioritize tasking.

    Physical Qualifications

    Kneeling, Medium Lifting, Reaching, Stooping, Twisting

    Environmental Attributes

    Cold, Dry, Hot, Inside, Noise, Outside, Wet


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