195231 - Engineer Electrical 2
Newpor News
$31.35 to $41.25 DOE
1 year

Chipton-Ross is seeking an Engineer Electrical 2 for an opportunity in Newport News, VA.

Researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks. Designs electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes.

Bachelor's degree and 2 years' experience OR Master's degree and 0 years' experience OR PDP apprentice certificate and 1 year of engineering experience. Newport News Shipbuilding requires a Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program.
Experience with Medium or High Voltage Power. Experience with programming (PLCs, relays, microcontrollers, etc.). Experience writing highly detailed and technical letters, papers, or reports associated with electrical engineering topics.

o This position requires frequent interaction with
government representatives, naval personnel, and various engineering and
technical experts.
o Design, implement and improve electrical equipment, facilities, components,
and systems on naval vessels. This includes switchgear, transformers, and power
distribution from 15 KV down.
o Review and recommend designs and specifications in support of current and
future projects.
o Ability to develop and maintain standards and specifications for electrical
o Ability to develop solutions to equipment performance issues as the cognizant
o Ability to troubleshoot software/hardware issues
o Experience with design/operations of electrical transmission, distribution,
or generation
o Experience with PLC programing
o Ability to read, analyze and design electrical schematics
o Ability to write technical documents clearly and accurately
o Experience writing white papers and industry publications
o Excellent oral communication skills
o Ability to work independently with a strong sense of initiative
o Shipboard experience in operation and maintenance of Navy Systems
o Demonstrated the ability to come up to speed quickly on a new project and
balance multiple tasks
o Strong technical experience with coordinating electrical engineering and
design activities..
PPE will be required.

Bachelors in Science or Masters is required.
School must be accredited.

5/40 workweek, First Shift 7:30 AM - 4:00

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Andrew Craft
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x173 or (877) 244-5418 x173

To ensure compliance with President Biden’s September 9, 2021 executive order, the client is implementing a new requirement for U.S.-based employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement, by December 8, 2021 (timing may vary in some states). Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals with approved accommodations will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing.

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.