204284 - Designer 2
Newport News
$24.28 to $31.94 DOE
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Designer 2 for a contract opportunity in Newport News, VA.

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.

Leveling Factors:

Considerable Full knowledge of the job. Substantial acquaintance with and understanding of general aspects of the job with a broad understanding of the detailed aspects of the job.

Supervision Given and Received
Direct General supervision and instructions given for routine work and detailed instructions given for new activities or special assignments.

Typical Duties and Tasks
Duties & tasks are varied but standardized. Performs some more advanced functions. Resolves routine questions and problems, and refers more complex questions to higher levels.

Consequence of Errors
Errors may be detected and corrected but may cause moderate loss of time or customer/user dissatisfaction.

Contacts are typically with individuals within own department and occasionally with contacts outside own organization. Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation.

Associate's Degree and 1 year 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.

This position is for an electrical designer within department E63 - Aircraft Carrier Electrical Engineering. The candidate may work within any E63 discipline, and will be familiar with some or all of the following disciplines: 4160/450V/120V power/lighting generation and distribution, IC circuits (alarms, lighting, machinery control, networks, navigation, fiber optic plant, or combat systems), Compartment Arrangements and Compartment outfitting/design, or wireways.
Familiar with navy ships
Familiar with electrical systems
Familiar with AutoCAD
Required PPE Ear Muffs, Hard Hat, Safety Glasses, Steel Toe Boots

Although not a requirement, it would be beneficial for the candidate to have experience or familiarity with some of the following skills/subjects: AutoCAD drafting, aircraft carriers or other naval ships, performing basic technical calculations, resolving technical and design problems, basic electrical work methods, or preparing technical products or engineering documents.

Associates Degree is required.
School must be accredited.

5/40 workweek. 7:30am - 4pm

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

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.