|Job Ref:||7566||Employer:||General Dynamics US||Country:||United States||County/State:||Connecticut||City:||Groton||Address:||Post Date:||21/10/2016 05:14|
Waterfront Electrical Engineering Specialist/Principal (5+ Years)|
Department 451 (D451) Electrical Nuclear Repair and Construction Engineering is an integral part of Electric Boat's Maintenance and Modernization business. With this business, Electric Boat provides mission-ready submarines to the fleet through maintenance, modernization, alterations and improvements. D451 engineers provide nuclear engineering support for maintenance and alteration activities on submarines, including the planning, execution, and certification of work. D451 routinely develops technical work documents (TWDs), provides technical direction and oversight, and evaluates shipboard conditions.
D451 Engineering operates in a collaborative, dynamic, team-oriented manner. Using a design-build approach, D451 interfaces with Operations, Design, Planning Yard, Test, and Program Office personnel in order to arrive at innovative solutions to difficult problems. Additionally, interaction with the United States Navy (USN) customer is typical, including the Supervisor of Shipbuilding Groton (SOSG), Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), and submarine crews.
D451 Engineering supports submarine overhaul work locally and at off site locations. Strong written and verbal communication skills are utilized and fostered. A hands-on, proactive, deadline-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.
Tasks required of the D451 Electrical Nuclear Repair and Construction Engineer includes, but are not limited to, the following:
• Planning of submarine maintenance and modernization work. This includes the development of work breakdown structures and the writing / reviewing of technical work documents. (NCR, TGI, etc)
• Interpretation and translation of shipbuilding specifications, maintenance requirements, and contractual requirements.
• Deck-plate support and resolution of emergent issues.
• Development of technical rationale to support approval of nonconforming conditions.
• Collaboration with engineers of other disciplines, including mechanical, nuclear, and structural.
• Knowledge Transfer: Working with and mentoring less experienced engineers within the group
Travel, evening, weekend and overtime work are sometimes required based on department needs.