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Engineer Test Operations 2 - 2566

Date: Mar 26, 2021

Location: Newport News, VA, US, 23607

Company: HII's TSD

A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries

  • Nuclear & Environmental Services
    • Nuclear & Environmental Services, a business group within Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division, 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.

Job Description

HII- Technical Solutions Division (TSD) is looking to hire an Engineer Test Operations 2 for our HII Nuclear, Maritime Operations Team in Newport News, VA, supporting Newport News Shipbuilding.
Test Engineers in the 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.  Test Engineers support the development of new technologies, the proper implementation of systems and components, and the help ensure safe operation of those systems and components throughout the intended lifespan.  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.


Essential Job Responsibilities

Conducts and/or supports tests on nuclear support systems and records data to assist with engineering evaluation or analysis.  Gathers, maintains and compiles technical data, such as laboratory or test results. Support engineering design changes when issues arise during the test program.  Performs briefs for maintenance and testing evolutions.  Assesses and determines safety boundaries for construction work performed.  Builds and routes technical documentation to support work issuance.  May assist with development of test procedures and other supporting documentation.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering and 2 years of relevant professional/exempt experience. Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program.
Prior Navy nuclear proposition experience or qualified commercial reactor operator experience is required.

The selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level security clearance.


Preferred Requirements

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 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.

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