Electric Boat

  • Quality Assurance Senior Problem Resolution Engineer

    Requisition ID
    US-RI-North Kingstown
    Quality Control
    Remaining Openings
    Post End
  • 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 located in Quonset Point, Rhode Island*


    The Problem Resolution Engineer will be responsible to lead efforts to resolve selected significant problems (e.g. NAVSEA “A” Items, Method “C” and “D” Letters, Top Ten Items, and Level I problems) identified by external (e.g. SUPSHIP or NAVSEA) and internal management. This individual will be required to lead a team made up of a cross-section of EB management, engineering and trades personnel, to perform problem investigations to determine problem scope, assess risk, perform causal analysis, and develop corrective actions in accordance with Electric Boat Standard Practice 5-16. The Problem Resolution Engineer will author detailed reports that include executive summaries, cause maps, problem analysis matrices and corrective action plans. These products are typically due in six to eight weeks following assignment and are formally signed/issued by the President or Vice-Presidents and involved Directorates.

    Education/ Experience


    • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering
    • Five (5) years of experience and training in Six-sigma, problem identification, causal analysis, and corrective action planning


    • Understanding and knowledge shipyard programs such as NAVSEA 389-0288, testing, lifting and handling, Special Emphasis Programs, shielding, welding, work control requirements, NAVSEA 3000 and 4000 manual, and NDT 


    Applicants must have strong analytical and communication skills (written and verbal) and an ability to interface with senior management. The individual must be able to work effectively with the full spectrum of the EB work force (e.g. engineering, management and trades personnel).


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