Electrical Engineer 1 (Engineer Electrical 1) - 7877 in Newport News, VA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 9/18/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Requisition Number: 7877 

Required Travel: 11 - 25%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain 

Level of Experience: College 


Who We Are

HII Mission Technologies is seeking Electrical Engineers for our HII Nuclear, Maritime Operations Team in Newport News, VA, supporting Newport News Shipbuilding. This is an excellent opportunity for graduating college seniors or recent graduates interested in an entry level Engineer position. The selected student must be in good academic standing and pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. #LI-AK1 *MV *EP *NEG *SG

Electrical Engineers in the Maritime Operations group support a wide variety of different functional areas at Newport News Shipyard (NNS).  At NNS, HII builds the most advanced ships in the world, nuclear powered Aircraft Carriers and Submarines, and our engineers are integral in that effort.  Electrical Engineers may work in electrical design or power distribution in nuclear and non-nuclear applications. As part of the HII Nuclear Maritime Operations group, our engineers have access to a unique professional development program that is intended to prepare our employees for life long success with our HII affiliates supporting different Department of Energy sites and contracts around the country. 

What You Will Do

  • Researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, software systems, and networks.
  • Designs electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes.

What You Must Have

  • Candidate must be a recent graduate with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or graduating college senior who is in good academic standing and pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. Bachelor's of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program is required prior to starting employment.
  • Candidate will also be required to provide a copy of their transcript confirming successful completion of Bachelor’s degree prior to start.
  • Candidate must have experience utilizing industry-current Engineering design and analytical or modeling software.
  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a confidential security clearance.
  • Candidate must be a U.S. citizen.

Bonus Points For...

  • Completion of an internship.
  • Prior Navy nuclear propulsion knowledge/experience, DOE or commercial experience.

Physical Requirements

May require working in an office, industrial, shipboard, or laboratory environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances.

This opportunity resides with Nuclear & Environmental Services, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. Nuclear & Environmental Services supports the national security mission of the Department of Energy (DOE) through the management and operation of its sites, as well as the safe cleanup of legacy waste across the country. We meet our clients’ toughest nuclear and environmental challenges, and are postured to serve the growing commercial nuclear power plant decommissioning market.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: hii.com.

HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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