Welding/NDT Mechanical Engineer 2 (Engineer Mechanical 2) - 7878 in Newport News, VA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 9/18/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Requisition Number: 7878 

Required Travel: 11 - 25%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain 

Level of Experience: Mid 

HII



Who We Are

At HII we build and maintain U.S. Navy readiness everyday. HII Mission Technologies has an exciting career opportunity for a Welding/NDT Mechanical Engineer for our HII Nuclear, Maritime Operations Team in Newport News, VA, supporting Newport News Shipbuilding. This position will involve engineering and technical support related to the construction, testing and operations of propulsion and reactor plant components. Hiring into the Maritime Operations Group will also provide unique opportunities for technical, leadership and professional development. #LI-AK1 *MV *EP *NEG *SG

The Welding Engineering team provides technical support for all welding operations.  This support includes:
•    Qualifying and writing the welding procedures
•    Reviewing and approving supplier welding procedures
•    Audit and assessment of suppliers
•    Welding subject matter experts (SMEs) for production trades and engineering



What You Will Do

  • Researches, plans, designs, verifies, validates and develops mechanical and/or electromechanical products and systems, such as metals, instruments, controls, plastics, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, resonance, hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy.
  • Recommends various technology options or approaches for system, processes, facility or program improvements in terms of safety, performance, efficiency or costs.
  • May be responsible for the transfer from R and D to manufacturing.
  • The Welding Engineering team provides technical support for all welding operations.  This support includes:
    •    Qualifying and writing the welding procedures
    •    Reviewing and approving supplier welding procedures
    •    Audit and assessment of suppliers
    •    Welding subject matter experts (SMEs) for production trades and engineering



What You Must Have

  • 2 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; or 0 years experience with Masters in related field.
  • Successfully completed an undergraduate engineering degree from an ABET accredited program.
  • Manufacturing/welding experience.
  • Be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance. 
  • Be a U.S. Citizen.



Bonus Points For...

  • Prefer engineers with a BS in Welding Engineering, Welding Engineering Technology, Materials Joining, Metallurgical Engineering or Material Science Engineering.  
  • Experience utilizing industry-current Engineering design and analytical or modeling software.
  • Experience with NDT is a bonus: Including experience in all NDT methods including visual inspection (VT), magnetic particle inspection (MT), dye penetrant inspections (PT), eddy current inspections (ET), ultrasonic inspections (UT) and radiographic inspections (RT). 



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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