Huntington Ingalls Industries ENGINEER 3 in Newport News, Virginia


Job Title:


Department/Cost Center:

E46: Ship Survivability

External Job Description:

Plans, develops, manages and executes shock and vibration qualifications of shipboard equipment. Reviews or develops shock and vibration qualification documentation and technical packages, including Finite Element Analysis/DDAM. Conduct research to identify shock and vibration qualification requirements and method of qualification. Works closely with system owners, both NNS and NAVSEA to complete shock qualifications.

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Marketing Title:

Shock Engineer 3

Basic Qualifications:

5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD. (ABET accredited degree in Engineering REQUIRED)





Clearance Type:





Yes, 25% of the time

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:

Relocation assistance will be available

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's Degree


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:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate naval architecture or engineering discipline or equivalent from an ABET accredited school. Individual with experience or course work in shock and vibration will apply engineering principles, theory, and the latest technology and tools to analyze and resolve engineering problems of moderate complexity in new and existing ship designs. There will be an immediate emphasis on supporting the shock management effort for nuclear powered aircraft carrier (CVN) design efforts including review of technical packages, shock qualification and vibration certification documents. CVN design, CVN system attributes and parameters, shock and vibration test experience is a plus. Experience with Navy or similar large, complex machinery, propulsion or related mechanical systems and components is a plus. The position requires an individual with good communication skills, as there will be frequent interface with vendors and customers. May require the ability to physically access a wide variety of work sites, including those aboard ships under various stages of construction or overhaul, including the use of vertical and inclined ladders, and may involve limited kneeling, stooping, standing etc. May require full or partial radiation worker qualifications. This job will require some overnight travel throughout the contiguous United States. This job will require the ability to obtain and retain a secret security clearance.