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Power System Engineer

Company: HII
Location: Newport News
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

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

  • Frequent interaction with government representatives, naval personnel, and various engineering and technical experts.
  • Design, implement and improve electrical equipment, facilities, components, and systems on naval vessels. This includes switchgear, transformers, and power distribution from 15 KV down.
  • Review and recommend designs and specifications in support of current and future projects.
  • Ability to develop and maintain standards and specifications for electrical equipment.
  • Ability to develop solutions to equipment performance issues as the cognizant engineer.
  • Ability to troubleshoot software/hardware issues
  • Experience with design/operations of electrical transmission, distribution, or generation
  • Experience with programming power relays, PLCs, power systems, or similar.
  • Ability to read, analyze and design electrical schematics
  • Strong writing skills with the ability to write technical documents clearly, accurately, and with technical rigor
  • Experience writing white papers and industry publications
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with a strong sense of initiative
  • Shipboard experience in operation and maintenance of Navy Systems
  • Demonstrated the ability to come up to speed quickly on a new project and balance multiple tasks
  • Strong technical experience with coordinating electrical engineering and design activities.Basic Qualifications9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.- Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.Preferred Qualifications
    • Travel Required: Yes, 10%-25% of the time
    • Shift: 1st
    • Relocation: Relocation assistance will be available
    • Education: Bachelor's Degree
    • Virtual/Telework Opportunity: Yes - Occasional or hybrid telework available
    • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
    • Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to StartWho We Are - About HII EEO Statement:HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Keywords: HII, Newport News , Power System Engineer, Other , Newport News, Virginia

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