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Engineer Test Operations 1 (34473)


Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of HII, is now offering a $2,000 sign-on bonus to all entry-level (Engineer 1) new hires. 

Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles, and manipulates technical data, such as laboratory or material test results and engineering design changes. Produces engineering documentation, reports, drawings (flow charts, block diagrams, and schematics). Performs detailed mathematical calculations using established formulas; preliminary analyses of data where guidelines are provided in such areas as trajectory adequacy, model dimensional consistency; and quantitative judgments concerning technical data. Uses personal computer in performance of analyses and development of documentation/reports. May conduct tests and record data to assist with engineering evaluation or analysis.

The Nuclear Propulsion Division Test Department supports ship nuclear propulsion plant New Construction and Overhaul testing.  Candidates for these positions will develop engineering solutions, written technical direction, and provide direct waterfront support for the new construction and  overhaul of carrier and submarine Reactor Plant systems.  The NNS Nuclear Propulsion Division provides in-house training to improve personnel development and performance by strengthening personal knowledge.  Qualified candidates will be trained on Radiological and Personnel Safety and how to engineer them into all final products used in the performance of Nuclear Work.  


These positions are well suited for any engineering discipline to include General Engineering, Mechanical, Systems, Industrial, Nuclear, and others.  Engineers within the Nuclear Propulsion Division work in various roles both in the office and on the waterfront.  Engineers may be expected to navigate through various compartment on Aircraft Carriers, in Submarine shops, and in Production shops.  These roles may be expected to work both indoors and outdoors as needed year round.   


Although some limited amount of working remote may be available under certain circumstances and at certain times during construction or overhaul, the candidates for this position should the have the desire and ability to work on site at NNS full time.  



Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering and 0 years of relevant professional/exempt experience.
Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program.