Marine Electrical Designer (Designer 3) - 7786 in Newport News at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 8/26/2022

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Job Description

Requisition Number: 7786 

Required Travel: 11 - 25%

Employment Type: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40.00 

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain 

Level of Experience: Mid 


Come join the Integrated Product Support (IPS) team at HII Mission Technologies. Our mission is to provide high quality logistics, engineering, technology, and training solutions that support our Nation’s defense. We provide opportunity, enrichment and learning opportunities for our employees offering competitive pay in a flexible work environment. We are currently seeking an Electrical Designer who will be responsible for reviewing IR's to decipher which discipline is effected, which SSRD drawings are impacted, will estimate hours for completion and will decide if further technical information is required. This position is located in Newport News, VA.  Hybrid Role. #LI-MJ1 *EP *MV *TL

What you will do

  • Designs components or portions of systems and modifies existing designs to develop or improve products and facilitate manufacturing operations.
  • Utilizes computer-aided design equipment and/or graphic tools such as, CAD, CAM or CATIA.
  • Gathers information, makes studies, computes calculations, and prepares original rough layouts, sketches to present design proposal.
  • Coordinates design criteria with engineering, manufacturing, tooling, material, and planning group such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials, and contractual specifications.
  • Exclude classifications in which incumbents predominantly perform drafting assignments.

What you must have

  • Must have an AA or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline and 3 years of related experience or High School Diploma/Equivalent + 6 years related experience.
  • Must have experience designing electrical shipboard systems,
  • Must have experience in the development of CAD drawings.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD confidential security clearance.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Preferred: Bonus points for...

  • Experience in the us of AutoCAD a plus. 
  • Experience in ship checking Military vessels (LHD/LHA/LCS/LPD/CVN/etc.) in the Electrical
  • Experience preforming ship checks a plus. 

Physical Requirements

Office, industrial or shipboard environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances during site surveys. Lifting and moving of materials not to exceed the guidelines set for one man lift. Must be able to perform site surveys and carry a lap top computer.

This opportunity resides with Fleet Sustainment, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. For 40 years, the U.S. Navy has entrusted HII to maintain and modernize the vast majority of its fleet. From small watercraft to submarines, combatants and aircraft carriers, our systems and maintenance experts help the Navy maintain a high state of readiness. And, we deploy with the most advanced technology and capability available.

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

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