205712 - Engineer Electrical 3
Newport News
$40.71 to $53.56 DOE
18 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking an Engineer Electrical 3 for a contract opportunity in Newport News, VA.

This position is in support of the Gerald R. Ford Class Aircraft Carrier propulsion plant engineering team responsible for large, complex, electromechanical machinery within the propulsion plant. Specifically, this role performs lifecycle support for the Emergency Diesel Generator, including design, maintenance, and troubleshooting from procurement through testing and fleet support. Engineering and critical thinking principles will be applied to develop technical solutions to complex problems and proactively maintain design integrity of electromechanical components and control systems. Responsibilities include project management, design oversight, manufacturing oversight, qualification testing, technical analysis, deviation resolution, and technical leadership. Candidate should be able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings both verbally and in writing.
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.

Leveling Factors:
Knowledge, Skills and Ability
Complete understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines.

Problem Solving
Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.

Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.

Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.

5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.
- Knowledge of generators and control systems
- Experience proposing and reviewing control system software changes to validate design integrity/improvement
- Experience working with Navy, equipment suppliers, and equipment installation teams.
- Experience leading a team of 2-4 junior engineers.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Experience with Department of Defense/military products. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program experience preferred.
- Experience with end-user support and troubleshooting.
- Demonstrates basic engineering project management skills (weekly reporting, organization of plans, chair meetings/briefings)
Critical Skills
1) Generator control system knowledge
2) Software and programmable electronics
3) Formal technical writing
Required PPE Ear Muffs, Hard Hat, Safety Glasses, Steel Toe Boots

Bachelors in Science is required.
School must be accredited.

5/40 workweek, First Shift 7:30 AM - 4:00. May consider part-time remote work.

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.