Huntington Ingalls Industries DESIGNER 3 in Newport News, Virginia


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Department/Cost Center:

E15: Submarine Eng - Pipe

External Job Description:

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, NX, 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.

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Marketing Title:

Designer 3

Basic Qualifications:

Associate’s Degree and 3 years 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.





Clearance Type:





Yes, 10%-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:

Associates 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:

Support Integrated Product Development Environment (IDPE) for VIRGINIA Class (VCS) and COLUMBIA Class (CLB) platforms. Responsibilities will include:

a. Develop requirements and solutions for the data transfer of VCS and CLB submarine data from Electric Boat (EB) to NNS

b. Develop requirements and processes/solutions for VCS Drawing Based Design (DBD)

c. Develop requirements and processes/solutions for VCS and CLB Model Based Design (MBD)

d. Testing/troubleshooting solutions delivered in Team center/NX/NGP/Requirements Management Module for Submarine Build Authority

e. Team across departments/programs/companies (Construction, Construction Management, IT, Planning, Engineering, Program Office, EB, Siemens) to develop requirements and software solutions

f. Develop Submarine Engineering Build Authority Deliverables (SEBAD) to produce 3D work packages to support waterfront construction.

g. Develop training documents for usage by SUBE personnel