Job Description

Newport News Shipbuilding has an opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join their team.The individual will be evaluating acoustic performance and performing acoustic analysis on existing ships, new construction ships and investigating future ship concepts.

Researches, plans, designs and develops mechanical products and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, thermal hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy. Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines, and/or machines.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 2 years' experience OR Master's degree and 0 years' experience OR PDP apprentice certificate and 1 year of engineering experience. Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and/or course work in acoustics or vibrations is preferred in order to analyze acoustic engineering issues in ship designs.
  • Must be detail-oriented, and able to work in a team environment in order to achieve goals and meet timelines.
  • A quick learner and able to apply new skills to perform acoustic analysis on new ship designs or concepts.
  • Good communication and writing skills will be required in order to present work to peers and customers.
  • A self-starter, able to work independently, and perform engineering acoustic analyses with documented rigor.
  • Experience with acoustic transfer functions, acoustic level predictions, acoustic or vibration testing, ship or systems engineering, or acoustic modeling using MATLAB, AEROS, NASTRAN, ABAQUS, HYPERMESH, or SEAM is a plus, although not required.

Req ID:9385

Department: E46 SHIP SURVABLTY

Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265)

Travel Required:Yes, up to 10% of the time


Relocation:Relocation assistance will be available

Education:Bachelor's Degree

Virtual/Telework Opportunity:Yes-May Consider Occasional/Part-time Teleworking for this position

US Citizenship Required for this Position:Yes

Clearance Type:No - Clearance Not Required to Start

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EEO Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

As a condition of employment with Newport News Shipbuilding, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or fit within an exemption under the law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment.