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Nuclear Electrical Test Engineer

Company: General Dynamics Corporation
Location: Quaker Hill
Posted on: May 17, 2024

Job Description:

Responsibilities for this Position Nuclear Electrical Test EngineerUS-CT-GrotonJob ID: 2024-12397Type: Full-Time# of Openings: 1Category: EngineeringEB Groton ShipyardOverview Overhaul and Repair Engineering (Department 474) is a multi-disciplined team that consists of Systems, Structural, and Electrical engineering groups. The team provides written technical direction, deck-plate engineering support, and planning support to Shipyard Operations for maintenance, modernization and repairs on all classes of US Navy nuclear submarines. The team works primarily on delivered, in-service ships and occasionally on ships in new construction. The team supports work accomplished at the EB Groton shipyard as well as off-site shipyard or submarine base locations. This position will support propulsion plant electrical systems and equipment (i.e. reactor plant instrumentation and control systems, power distribution switchboards and circuit breakers, microprocessor based instrumentation and control equipment, electromagnetic controllers, transformers, bus transfer devices and control stations). Responsibilities required of the propulsion plant electrical test engineer include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Planning of submarine maintenance and modernization work. This includes the development of work breakdown structures and writing/peer reviewing technical work documents.
  • Interpretation and translation of shipbuilding specifications, maintenance requirements, and contractual requirements.
  • Deck-plate support and resolution of emergent issues. Ability to work in shipyard environment and onboard ships is required.
  • Development of technical rationale to support approval of nonconforming conditions.
  • Collaboration with engineers of other disciplines, Operations, Design, Planning Yard, Test, and Program Office personnel in order to arrive at innovative solutions to difficult problems.
  • Interact with the United States Navy (USN) customer, including the Supervisor of Shipbuilding Groton (SOSG), Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), and submarine crews.
  • Provide engineering support to the controlled industrial facilities and the Nuclear Regional Maintenance Department located at Electric Boat and Naval Submarine Base New London.
    Strong written and verbal communication skills are utilized and fostered. A hands-on, proactive, schedule-driven engineering approach is the norm. Awareness and understanding of military specifications, submarine shipbuilding specifications and design criteria, USN maintenance/overhaul requirements, and special emphasis programs are developed through mentoring and training. Qualifications Required :

    • Familiar with the Reactor Plant Manual / Nuclear Equipment Technical Manuals and understanding of Reactor Plant Maintenance Requirements
    • Graduate of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Power School, or 10 years of electrical trade experience
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance through the Department of Defense
    • Candidate must be from organizations outside of operations (Casciano/Gabriel)
      Preferred :

      • Familiar with the requirements of NAVSEA 0989-062-4000
      • Knowledge of specifications for delivered ships and the TWDs (NCRs, TGIs, DF, etc) that govern the work
      • Knowledge of submarine propulsion plant design and principle of operation Experience working with specialty departments (EMI, Shock and Vibration, Special Emphasis, RADCON, NQC)
      • Experience working with advance, detail, and production planning
      • Experience processing TWDs using SPARs that support TWD review / approval, resolving construction problems, or material deficiencies via DFs
      • Basic understanding of the Ship System Status Report during TWD development and execution of work
        PI240205833Back 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.

Keywords: General Dynamics Corporation, New England , Nuclear Electrical Test Engineer, Professions , Quaker Hill, Northeast

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