Huntington Ingalls

Newport News, Virginia

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Req ID: 33719
Entity: Newport News Shipbuilding

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Shift: 1st
Relocation: Relocation assistance will be available
Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No - Not eligible for telework

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 a senior level project lead and subject matter expert engineer to serve in E24 Aircraft Carrier Machinery. This position will lead a cross-functional NNS Team through the design, development, testing and full implementation of AWE schedule risk reduction / cost savings initiatives on CVN 79, CVN 80, CVN 81 and future aircraft carrier platforms.

This position will involve daily interface with NNS Engineering departments and the CVN 80 AWE PM, while being embedded with a dedicated CVN 80 AWE Tiger Team comprised of NNS Project, NNS Construction, NNS Trades and NNS Planning POCs. Major role will involve providing project leadership and management of multiple concurrent AWE schedule risk reduction / cost savings initiatives occurring on multiple ship contracts. Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to coordinate and execute successful projects with only minimal oversight from NNS upper management.

Applies electrical, electronic and mechanical principles to components and systems, including assembly, analysis, and documentation of results; construction of developmental assemblies, sub-assemblies and components; and quality testing. Supports and participates in the design, test, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electromechanical systems.

Must Have

Bachelor's Degree and 9 years of relevant exempt experience;
Master's Degree and 7 years of relevant professional experience;
Ph.D. and 4 years of experience.

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

Nice to Have

  • Experience with AWE history, design, analysis, testing, vendors, installation and POCs up and down the value stream is beneficial.
  • Detailed knowledge of component fabrication processes, machinery system ship integration methods, deck plate experience and X43 Machinery Installation processes.
  • History of resolving complex problems with limited supervision while successfully communicating with all levels of NAVSEA, SUPSHIP NN, HII-NNS management and all external customers.
  • A demonstrated ability to foster cross-functional coordination in the successful implementation of complex and schedule-challenged design initiatives is also a necessity.
We serve the heroes who protect our freedom. Our 44,000-strong team builds 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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