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Senior Industrial Engineer - 1170

Date: Nov 21, 2020

Location: Newport News, VA, US, 23607

Company: HII's TSD

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.



Job Description

We are currently hiring for an Engineer 3 to be apart of the Facilities Team support Newport News Shipbuilding. In this role you will be responsible for planning, estimating, design, construction of heavy industrial and nuclear facilities. 

Essential Job Responsibilities

Specific to this position:
This position requires skill and structural engineering experience to include planning, estimating, design, construction of heavy industrial and nuclear facilities, dry docks, piers and heavy waterfront and industrial projects. Additional areas of responsibility include and are not limited to:

  • Provides high level estimating, planning, design, and construction support for projects
  • Responsible for project concept design, drawing development and approval of complex design criteria, calculations and final drawings issued for construction
  • Reviews and estimates design costs including equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparation, and other related costs
  • Inspects or directs the inspection of construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established drawings, specifications, and schedules
  • Provides technical work instructions, commissioning and construction checklists, and turnover of assigned project work
  • Performs quality control and quality inspection of design engineering and contracted work
  • Requires coordination and management of multiple technical functions including geotechnical, civil, mechanical, electrical, industrial engineering disciplines and NNS Maintenance and Operations Department
  • Supports key strategic business development and strategic initiatives as assigned and developed
  • Requires strong project management, communication, organizational and computer skills
  • Requires ability to complete assigned tasks on schedule and within budget

Performs engineering functions in one or more of the following specialties: electronics, electrical, mechanical, civil, naval, and/or chemical.

Minimum Qualifications
  • 5 years of relevant experience with Bachelors in Engineering; 3 years of relevant experience with Masters in Engineering
  • Strong project management, communication, organizational and computer skills
  • Working knowledge of quality control and inspections for engineering or contract work. 
  • Previous experience working with instructions, commissioning, and construction checklists.
Preferred Requirements
  • Civil Engineering Degree 
Physical Requirements
Office, industrial or shipboard environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances. Lifting and moving of materials not to exceed the guidelines set for one man lift.



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

Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads