Electric Boat

  • Engineer Specialist - 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


    Selected candidate will join a group that is 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 Angeles, Ohio, Seawolf, and Virginia Classes; training platforms (i.e. S5W/S6G MTS at NPTU Charleston, SC and MARF/S8G Prototype at Kesselring, NY); and Multi Mission Platform (MMP)/Watchtower. This job will provide for an unusually large variety of work of differing durations, and increased responsibilities and independence as ability and experience supports.

    Responsibilities include initial system and/or component design and upgrades as ship alterations, in addition to ship's life cycle support. Candidates will function as a project engineer overseeing all aspects of engineering tasks including overall technical quality, working in a team environment, maintaining schedules, awareness of budgets, and interfacing with Design and other engineering organizations and disciplines. Candidates will also be required to evaluate and provide technical resolution to system and component related questions and problems 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.


    Newly hired personnel will be assigned a mentor to assist in learning the above roles and responsibilities.

    Education/ Experience


    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with 10 or more years of experience in submarine systems described by this job description or equivalent commercial nuclear power plant experience


    • Submarine operational experience
    • Submarine design experience
    • Commissioned ships work experience
    • Knowledge of MMP/BRIZO/Watchtower systems and components
    • Understanding of shipboard electrical systems



    Strong written and verbal communication skills


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