Test Operations Engineer 2 (Engineer Test Operations 2) - 7891 in Newport News, VA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 9/18/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Requisition Number: 7891 

Required Travel: 11 - 25%

Employment Type: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain 

Level of Experience: Mid 


Who We Are

At HII we build and maintain U.S. Navy readiness every day. HII Mission Technologies is seeking Test Operation Engineers experienced with Naval (or other commercial ship) Propulsion and Auxiliary systems operation and/or test and troubleshooting for our HII Nuclear, Maritime Operations Team in Newport News, VA, supporting Newport News Shipbuilding.

Test 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.  Test Engineers support the development of new technologies, the proper implementation of systems and components, and the help ensure safe operation of those systems and components throughout the intended lifespan.  As part of the HII Nuclear Maritime Operations group, our engineers have access to a rare and 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.  #LI-AK1 *MV *EP *NEG *SG

What You Will Do

  • 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.

What You Must Have

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering and 2 years of relevant professional/exempt experience. Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program.
  • Demonstrated ability for system and component level testing as well as lock-out, tag-out and safe equipment operation is a must.
  • Candidate must have experience utilizing industry-current Engineering design and analytical or modeling software.
  • Candidate must have knowledge of nuclear and radiation safety principles.
  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a confidential security clearance.
  • Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.

Physical Requirements

Office, industrial or shipboard environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances. Lifting and moving of materials not to exceed the guidelines set for one man lift.

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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