Huntington Ingalls Industries Engineering Technician 3 - 2558 in Newport News, Virginia
A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries
Defense & Federal Solutions
Defense & Federal Solutions, a business group within Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division, helps solve tough national security challenges for the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies. Our expert capabilities include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), and cyber; secure enterprise IT engineering and operations; military training and simulation; logistics management and integrated product support; and fleet maintenance, modernization, repair and sustainment.
This position is for an Mechanical Test Engineer/ Technician working on CVN 68 Nimitz class Aircraft Carriers at Newport News Shipbuilding E84 Nuclear Test Engineering department during a nuclear powered aircraft carriers maintenance period. Test Engineering is the main focus while gathering, analyzing and interpreting data from system components in order to certify propulsion plants on the A4W Aircraft Carrier platform. The selected candidate must have prior operational or maintenance experience on nuclear powered aircraft carriers working in the areas of primary or secondary nuclear mechanical systems, the candidate should have experience applying the Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual (JFMM)/Tag-out User’s Manual (TUM) requirements to systems maintenance and testing in a depot level maintenance period.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Provides technical support to engineers on a variety of technical tasks. 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.
AA or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline and 3 years of related experience, or HS + 5 years related (DoD/USN) experience. Prior shipyard or military experience required.
The selected candidate must have prior operational or maintenance experience on nuclear powered aircraft carriers working in the areas of nuclear propulsion plant mechanical systems.
Experience with Navy Work Authorization Forms (WAF’s) and tag-outs using the electronic Shift Operating Management System (eSOMS) is required.
Must be able to work in a shipboard environment during a major availability.
Must be able to lift, carry, transport heavy equipment and climb ladders and stand for extended periods of time.
Must be US citizen.
The position requires a CONFIDENTIAL security clearance.
Preferred candidate has experience applying the Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual (JFMM)/Tag-out User’s Manual (TUM) requirements to systems maintenance and testing in a depot level maintenance period.
Job performance requires adequate visual acuity and manual dexterity for meeting the requirements of the job. A waterfront office work environment is normally encountered.
Team environment experience
General Work Experience
Knowledge, skills and related experience
Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.
Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.