Mid Level Engineer Designer (Engineer Design 2) - 18981

Employer
HII
Location
Newport News, Virginia
Posted
May 19, 2024
Closes
May 23, 2024
Ref
2762781008
Discipline
Engineering
Position Type
Designer, Engineer
Specialty
Autonomy
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description Requisition Number: 18981

Required Travel: 11 - 25%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Security Clearance: Secret

Level of Experience: Mid

This opportunity resides with Fleet Sustainment, a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. For 40 years, the U.S. Navy has entrusted HII to maintain and modernize the vast majority of its fleet. From small watercraft to submarines, combatants and aircraft carriers, our systems and maintenance experts help the Navy maintain a high state of readiness. And, we deploy with the most advanced technology and capability available.

Meet HII's Mission Technologies Division
Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense - the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that's right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.

To learn more about Mission Technologies, click here for a short video:

Who We Are

HII Mission Technologies offers more than just a job - it presents an opportunity to shape a new future. With a range of competitive benefits including top-notch medical, dental, and vision plans, on-site health and dental services, employee assistance programs, and financial planning tools, HII is committed to supporting its employees' well-being. Additionally, HII provides paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and education scholarships to promote personal and professional growth.

We are currently seeking a skilled Engineer Designer 2 to join our team. In this role, the Engineer Designer 2 will be responsible for designing and developing projects in collaboration with project managers, engineers, and other designers. The ideal candidate will possess extensive experience and expertise in the field and will ensure that all designs meet project requirements and deadlines.

What You Will Do
  • Designs major components or major portions of a functional system to develop or improve products and facilitate manufacturing operations.
  • Develops basic data and makes preliminary layouts, sketches, and notes necessary to present design proposal.
  • Investigates pertinent design factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials and equipment, interchangeability, replace ability, strength-weight efficiency, and contractual specification requirements and cost.
  • Coordinates with other organizations affected by design development.
  • Makes layouts of complex assemblies and details parts of devices, mechanisms, and structures.
  • Checks completed layouts and drawings for clarity, completeness, conformity to standards, procedures, specifications, and accuracy of calculations and dimensioning.
  • Identifies design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies, and recommends revisions and/or improvements in design layout to responsible engineers or designers.

What You Must Have
  • 2 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; or 0 years experience with Masters in related field.
  • Experience working on ships
  • Strong Proficiency in 2D & 3D AutoCAD
  • Experience with testing and analysis of products and systems.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Familiarity with shipboard systems, equipment, and safety protocols.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in challenging and dynamic environments.

Bonus Points For Having!
  • Openness to travel as required
  • Familiarity with IDEA CAD Standards
  • Prior experience working with NNS, NNSY, Ingalls, and PSNS Shipyards
  • Proficiency in using FEMAP software to create and analyze finite element models, perform simulations, and generate reports.
  • Knowledge and experience using Nastran software for finite element analysis, including model creation, simulation, and post-processing.
  • Experience using Autodesk Inventor software for 3D modeling, assembly design, and engineering documentation.
  • Proficiency in using SolidWorks software for 3D modeling, simulation, and design analysis, as well as creating technical drawings and documentation.

Physical Requirements

Office, industrial or shipboard environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances during site surveys. Lifting and moving of materials not to exceed the guidelines set for one man lift. Must be able to perform site surveys and carry a lap top computer.

HII is more than a job - it's an opportunity to build a new future. We offer competitive benefits such as best-in-class medical, dental and vision plan choices; wellness resources; employee assistance programs; Savings Plan Options (401(k ; financial planning tools, life insurance; employee discounts; paid holidays and paid time off; tuition reimbursement; as well as early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships.

Why HII
We build the world's most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

Recognized as one of America's top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people's safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you'll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.
Today's challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It's why we're focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

Do You Need Assistance?
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to email protected and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1- for assistance. Press for HII Mission Technologies.