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Main Propulsion Motor (MPM) Engineer

Company: General Dynamics Corporation
Location: Quaker Hill
Posted on: May 16, 2024

Job Description:

Responsibilities for this Position Main Propulsion Motor (MPM) EngineerUS-CT-GrotonJob ID: 2023-11027Type: Full-Time# of Openings: 3Category: EngineeringEB Groton ShipyardOverview Overview Department 489 COLUMBIA Class Integrated Power Systems (IPS) - is looking for a highly motivated and dynamic engineer to lead procurement, design, manufacture, test, and delivery of main propulsion machinery (specifically the Main Propulsion Motor (MPM)) for the state-of-the-art electric drive propulsion system on the COLUMBIA Class submarine. A challenging system engineering opportunity exists within the IPS organization to support MPM shipboard integration by interfacing with mechanical/electrical design details, onsite construction/operations readiness, and qualification/production test troubleshooting. In addition, the team works with several suppliers to manage component development and provide technical and programmatic support throughout component design, manufacture, test, and delivery. Basic requirements include, but not limited to:

  • Provide oversight and direction of shipyard construction / test activities (e.g. assembly/test procedures, manufacture/test trouble shooting, technical requirement dispositions, etc.)
  • Participate in technical discussions with vendor(s), Prime contractor and nuclear NAVY customers
  • Provide oversight at vendor facilities and the compatibility test facility (CTF) in Philadelphia, PA to support component outfitting and installation
  • Review internal documentation to ensure ship specification and procurement specification requirements are met
  • Ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills to allow close communication of technical issues with nuclear NAVY customers, vendor(s), Electric Boat operations and Electric Boat management
    This position is located at the New London facility; however, travel to Quonset Point (RI), Groton (CT), the Philadelphia (PA) compatibility test facility, and supplier facilities may be required on an as needed basis (10%). Qualifications Required Candidates applying for this position must meet the following minimum requirements:

    • Bachelors of Science Degree in an engineering discipline
    • 5+ years of related engineering experience
    • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills are a must
    • Candidate must be highly motivated
    • Experience working successfully both in a team environment and independently
    • Current DOD Secret security clearance or ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret security clearance (U.S. citizenship required)
    • Candidate must be from organizations outside of operations (Gildart/Gabriel)


      • Knowledge of technical drawing interpretation and GD&T
      • Familiar with standard operating and/or test procedure development
      • Knowledge of component integration to ship structures
      • Project management skills with a working knowledge of the principles of analytical problem solving techniques
      • Operations/construction support experience
      • Experience in submarine electronics or mechanical system development, integration, installation and test
        PI240323327Back To Search Results General Dynamics Electric Boat is a recognized leader in the design, construction and lifecycle support of submarines for the United States Navy.

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