Huntington Ingalls

Newport News, Virginia

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Req ID: 35852
Entity: Newport News Shipbuilding

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Shift: 1st
Relocation: Relocation assistance will be available
Virtual/Telework Opportunity: Yes - Occasional or hybrid telework available

Travel Requirement: Yes, 10%-25% of the time

Clearance Required: No - Clearance Not Required to Start

Meet HII's Newport News Shipbuilding
With more than 25,000 employees - including third-, fourth- and even fifth-generation shipbuilders - HII's Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division is the largest industrial employer in Virginia. We're the sole designer, builder and refueler of U.S. Navy nuclear aircraft carriers and one of two providers of U.S. Navy nuclear submarines. Our diverse and innovative team of professionals ranges from skilled trades to project managers, engineers and software developers to solution architects, technical subject matter experts, and system users. Anchored in our rich, 135-year history, we collaborate together at the forefront of technology, manufacturing, and integration of the most powerful and survivable naval ships in the world. Want to be part of the team? Apply today! We look forward to meeting you.

The Role

This position is for an experienced mechanical engineer in the A4W Reactor Plant Planning Yard (Department E83). The successful applicant will be responsible for conducting and leading engineering efforts associated with the disposal of CVN65 and the inactivation/disposal of CVN68 Class carriers. This includes development and application of governing specifications, various engineering studies, and interfacing with multiple disciplines, organizations, and the government to support efficient and effective planning and execution of inactivation efforts. Specific task areas include residual water determinations, review and update of inactivation guidelines, dismantlement studies, shipboard technical support, equipment reutilization management, and environmental impact studies.

Researches, plans, designs and develops mechanical products and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, thermal hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy. Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines, and/or machines.

Must Have

Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of relevant exempt experience;
Master's Degree and 3 years of relevant professional experience;
Ph.D. and 0 years of experience.

Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Nice to Have

Must be capable of performing engineering calculations, analyses, cost benefit analysis, risk assessments and studies to support planning decisions. Shipboard visits may be necessary for problem resolution and may involve access to radiological areas. A working understanding of reactor plant systems and governing design documents is required as well as a familiarization with Propulsion Plant systems. Experience with engineering drawings, piping and mechanical systems, and working to established specifications and standards is required. Experience with Nuclear Temporary Support systems and working experience with radiological work practices is required. Applicant must have demonstrated ability to work independently, establish plans and milestones for accomplishment of significant projects, and lead and provide oversight for the work of other engineers. Experience with the Availability Work Package (AWP) development process is preferred. Knowledge and prior experience with 3-D modeling and drafting programs, such as AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor, would also be beneficial. The applicant must have excellent communication, and organizational skills as well as experience and proficiency with formal written technical communication.

We build the world's most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. HII's diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

Recognized as one of America's top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people's safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you'll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

Working at HII is more than a job - it's an opportunity to build a future. We offer comprehensive benefits including: medical, prescription drug, dental and vision plan choices, on-site health centers, tele-medicine, wellness resources, employee assistance programs, savings plan options (401K), financial education and planning tools, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships, and more. Some benefits may vary depending on your specific division or work location.

Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.

Today's challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It's why we're focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Do You Need Assistance?
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #2 for Newport News Shipbuilding.

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