Electric Boat

  • Mechanical Engineer I

    Requisition ID
    US-CT-New London
    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


    Department 498 engineers will work in a Design/Build Team environment and be responsible for completion of design studies and analysis, preliminary and detail component design, system engineering, material selection and manufacturing reviews. Engineers will provide support for the development, installation and test of OHIO Class replacement submarine systems in the area of weapons handling, weapons launch, retractable masts, hydraulic components/cylinders, steering & diving systems, ship hatches and doors, towed systems and other special studies. Responsibilities include performing detail mechanical analysis, machine design development, review of system and component specifications, technical reviews of vendor supplied equipment, coordination of design services and vendors, and evaluation of design concepts and cost reduction ideas. Engineers will interface with engineers from all disciplines, designers, shipbuilders, trades, vendors, Navy Labs and NAVSEA customer personnel. Experience with reading 2D drawings as well as 3D CAD design systems and FEA using Abaqus a plus. Experience in designing mechanical systems/components for seawater exposure/immersion a plus.

    Education/ Experience


    • Bachelor of Science in mechanical or marine engineering or related technical degree.
    • Zero to 4 years of related engineering experience.


    • Candidate must possess strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, support off hours and weekend routine and trouble resolution events.
    • Candidate must be highly motivated, perform independently, as well as interact with other groups and organizations in an engineering environment.


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