Electric Boat

Engineer I/II/Sr/Spec/Princ

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General Dynamics 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

Individuals will provide engineering (both radiological and non-radiological) support for maintenance and repair of post-delivery nuclear submarines and nuclear facilities at Subase New London and in the Shipyard. Additionally, individuals will provide radiological engineering support for new construction ships in the Shipyard.


Duties will include development of technical work documents to be executed by trades, shipboard support and oversight of trade work execution, identification and implementation of process improvements, surveillance of Nuclear Trade and RADCON training and development/modification of Radiological Test Equipment Drawings used to support reactor plant testing. Work on back shifts and weekends will be required as necessary to support Shipyard production.


Individuals will work closely with Nuclear Operations, Quality, Radiological Controls, Ships Force, Nuclear Test and Audit & Assessment personnel, local customer representatives (NRRO, RPCO, SUPSHIP), and Navy Squadron personnel.


Individuals will become a member of the Nuclear Engineering Core Group and must be able to obtain and maintain qualification as Radiological Engineers in accordance with Article 112 of NAVSEA 389-0288 (Radiological Control Manual) and as Nuclear Engineers in accordance with NAVSEA 0989-062-4000 (Quality Manual).


Depending on the candidate’s interest and experience, additional responsibilities may be assigned as the D473 Quality Advocate, the D473 Technical Program Quality (TPQ) representative or as an administrator of the Nuclear Engineering Metrics Database.

Education/ Experience

A BS in Civil, Mechanical, Marine, Nuclear, Aerospace, Ocean, Chemical or other related engineering field is required.


Candidates must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, be highly motivated and be able to work independently. Previous Construction Engineering (Nuclear or Non-Nuclear) and/or Nuclear Test experience is highly desirable. Experience with Naval Nuclear or commercial nuclear power is a plus but is not required. Experience as a Quality Advocate and/or department TPQ Representative is desirable. Familiarity or proficiency with FileMaker Pro database and HTML software is preferred.


Qualification to Article 112 (Radiological Engineering) of NAVSEA 389-0288 and NAVSEA 0989-062-4000 (Nuclear Engineering) will be required as part of this position. Additionally candidates must be capable of qualifying and maintaining qualification as a radiation worker in accordance with NAVSEA 389-0288.


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