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Mechanical Engineer 2 (NDT) - 3149

Date: Dec 6, 2021

Location: Newport News, VA, US, 23607

Company: HII's TSD

 A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries 


For over a century, HII has built and maintained the U.S. Navy’s most powerful warships. Join us as we continue to maintain the Navy’s readiness.

HII- Technical Solutions Division (TSD) is looking to hire a Mechanical or Welding Engineer to provide technical support for Non-Destructive Testing Team for our HII Nuclear, Maritime Operations Team in Newport News, VA, supporting Newport News Shipbuilding.


A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries
Nuclear & Environmental Services
o 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.


Mechanical Engineers in the Maritime Operations group are a diverse group of professionals supporting a variety of departments at Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS).  Our Mechanical Engineers support the construction of the most advanced ships in the world through mechanical component and system design, and directly support trades during ship manufacture and construction processes.  They work every day to advance the national security interests of the United States, and develop assets that will be supporting the collective defense far into the future.  After being immersed in the highly regarded HII culture and engaging in our professional development program, our Mechanical Engineers have the opportunity to transfer to one of our affiliates supporting different Department of Energy sites around the country and bring their professionalism and expertise to those locations.

What you will do:

The selected candidate will be responsible for providing technical support for all NDT methods including visual inspection (VT), magnetic particle inspection (MT), dye penetrant inspections (PT), eddy current inspections (ET), ultrasonic inspections (UT) and radiographic inspections (RT).  This support includes also includes the following:

•Writing the NDT procedures
•Training and qualifying the NDT inspectors
•Providing oversight of NDT inspectors to ensure proficiency and compliance with procedures
•Reviewing and approving supplier NDT procedures
•Audit and assessment of suppliers

What you must have:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering and 2 years of relevant experience.
Candidate must have successfully completed an undergraduate engineering degree from an ABET accredited program.
Prior experience and knowledge of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT).

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



Physical Requirements

May require working in an office, industrial, shipboard, or laboratory environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances.

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 supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit: www.huntingtoningalls.com.

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