Engineering Technician 3 - 14527
Location: Newport News, VA, Virginia, United States
Company: HII's Mission Technologies division
Requisition Number: 14527
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
HII Mission Technologies is currently seeking an Engineering Technician 3 for our HII Nuclear, Maritime Operations Team at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, VA.
Engineering Technicians in the Nuclear 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. Engineering technicians can work in the Nuclear Propulsion Division in key roles in Reactor Servicing or Nuclear Test Engineering.
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.
What You Will Do
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.
What You Must Have
Candidate must have an Associate’s Degree or other 2 years technical degree in a related discipline and 3 years or related experience; or High School and 5 years related (DoD/USN) experience.
Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a confidential security clearance.
Candidate must be a U.S. citizen.
Bonus Points For …
Actively pursuing a bachelor's degree in a technical discipline.
Prior nuclear operations or work control experience.
Prior Navy nuclear propulsion experience, DOE or commercial nuclear power experience.
Job performance requires adequate visual acuity and manual dexterity for meeting the requirements of the job. A waterfront office work environment is normally encountered.
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 committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force. HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.