Huntington Ingalls Industries DESIGNER 3 in Newport News, Virginia


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Department/Cost Center:

E61: RCOH Waterfront Eng.

External Job Description:

Position is for providing technical support to shipboard and shop trades in a fast paced, versatile “Trouble Desk” environment. Programs include Aircraft Carrier RCOH and Active Fleet Carriers. Requires occasional off site travel to Norfolk Naval Shipyard and Naval Station Norfolk.

Designs components or portions of systems and modifies existing designs to develop or improve products and facilitate manufacturing operations. Utilizes computer-aided design equipment and/or graphic tools such as, CAD, CAM, NX, or CATIA. Gathers information, makes studies, computes calculations, and prepares original rough layouts, sketches to present design proposal. Coordinates design criteria with engineering, manufacturing, tooling, material, and planning group such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials, and contractual specifications. Exclude classifications in which incumbents predominantly perform drafting assignments.

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Marketing Title:

NNS Designer 3

Basic Qualifications:

Associate’s Degree and 3 years of experience. 2 years of related experience can be substituted for Associate’s degree. 4 years of non-related experience can be substituted for Associate’s degree. An Apprentice Certificate or graduation from Navy Nuclear Power School can be substituted for Associate’s degree.





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Company Statement:

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 Shipbuilding 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, Integrated Missions Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 37,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Relocation Assistance:

No relocation assistance available

Minimum Education:



Newport News-Virginia-United States

US Citizenship Required for this Position:


EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidate shall have good communication skills, display a willingness to learn, lead and have a strong sense of ownership. Candidate should have solid experience with one or more of shipboard technical disciplines such as Distributive Systems, HVAC, Hull Structure, Outfitting, Deck Machinery, ALRE and Electrical Systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficient in eIR.

Physical ability to frequently visit ship and shops.

ACAD proficient.

Solid knowledge of overall shipbuilding processes and methods.