Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous




Newport News-Virginia-United States


External Job Description

Position Specifics:
Seeking a candidate for a Designer 4 position. The selected candidate will be responsible for developing/reviewing drawings that support design requirements for various customers.

Candidate must have the following experience:
• Engineering experience for marine applications: electrical
• Experience with AutoCAD
• Experience with 3D modeling (AutoCAD, Siemens NX, Inventor, SolidWorks, CATIA, Ship Constructor, ETC.).
• Be proficient with the full Microsoft Office suite
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a Confidential Security Clearance

The selected candidate will work in one of the following disciplines; Electrical. This position will be responsible for drawing development for Naval Vessels and will require the ability to work in a shipboard environment, lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by the specific job, ability to work on and climb ladders, work in extreme temperature environments, not limited to shipboard, shipyards, under industrial conditions and in confined spaces. Additionally, ability to perform other duties as required may involve high heat, humidity, noise and dirty conditions, working aloft or over the sides of vessels, riding ships at sea for extended periods, may require the ability to work while wearing a respirator, and travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States.

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 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.

Department/Cost Center

134 - FSG LETTS Busn Unit - 13401 - Engineering Services

US Citizenship Required for this Position


Relocation Assistance

No relocation assistance available

Clearance Type


Minimum Education

High School Diploma/GED






Yes, 10%-25% of the time

Basic Qualifications

AA or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline and 6 years related experience. HS + 3 years related experience may be substituted for AA degree.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with developing Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) or Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) drawings with the use of Planning Yard Standards.
• Candidate should have experience in ship checking Military vessels (LHD/LHA/LCS/LPD/CVN/Etc.) in the Electrical discipline

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 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 40,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

EEO Statement

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

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