Electric Boat

  • Operations Supervisor - Electrical

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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.


    Position located in Bremerton, WA. Maintenance and Modernization has an opening for a highly motivated Electrical Operations Supervisor to support delivered ship work at the EB West site.  This position is for an Electrical Operations Supervisor also having the responsible and ability to provide daily direction and technical assistance to a multi-disciplined crew, as required (e.g. Electricians, Shipfitters, Welders, Machinist, Sheetmetal workers, etc.) of up to 17 tradesmen.  The Electrical Operations Supervisor will manage the performance of the group’s Safety, Quality, Cost, Schedule, and Continuous Improvement as well as be responsible for the administration and execution of the craft’s work paper (ie. Work orders, EWP, ERS, TGIs, DLs, ERs, Unsats, Test Forms, etc).  The selected individual shall interface with on-site Ops Supervision, General Foreman, Engineering, Ships’ Management and other off-site organizations. The Electrical Operations Supervisor shall be responsible for developing good work practices along with process improvements, and ensure assigned personnel conform to all regulatory and EB requirements. 

    Education/ Experience


    • High School diploma / GED or equivalent required.
    • Minimum 5 years working in an industrial marine environment.  This is not an entry level position. 
    • Primary experience with Marine Electrical submarine systems with the ability to manage and oversee other trades, as required.
    • Manage, mentor, train electrical crew on installation of multiple ship systems on Trident, 688, Seawolf and Virginia class submarines. 
    • Experience in shipbuilding, ship repair, and manufacturing industry, is required.
    • Ability to use NAVSEA/SP ships drawings, technical manuals, ship system manuals and various other documents in the performance of this task is a must.
    • Must be familiar with cable and connector installation methods.
    • Must have detailed knowledge of Electrical plug building ie. Copper, coaxial, fiber.
    • Must understand Electrical Methods drawings IAW MIL-STD-2003
    • Must be able to qualify and maintain Respiratory Protection certification
    • Must be able to qualify and maintain Fall Arrest Protection certification
    • Must be able to qualify and maintain Lifting & Handling / Industrial Trucks certification
    • Must be able to qualify and maintain the EB Heavy Metals Program requirements.
    • Must be able to qualify and maintain Fiber Optic certifications.
    • Must be able to qualify and maintain Stud shooting certifications.
    • Must be able to pass a proficiency exam during interview process.


    • Fiber Optic qualification is preferred.  Blown Fiber is also preferred.
    • Knowledge of SP/SSP’s, DIs and SIs a plus
    • Welding, NDT, Electrical, RADCON, and QA experience in maritime environment a plus.
    • 5+ years supervisory experience is preferred.


    • Computer skills in Word, Excel, Power Point, PLATEAU, ERS/EWP, MRPii, and Microsoft Outlook are necessary to successfully perform this assignment.
    • Travel to other shipyards in the continental United States is required.
    • 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.
    • 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 successful candidate will be expected to know, comply with and participate in site improvement goals for Safety, Quality, Cost, Schedule and Continuous Improvement

    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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