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Have you ever wanted to be part of something that truly matters?
Do you have a desire to help our Military?
Are you someone who takes pride in their work?
At General Dynamics Electric Boat - We deliver the advantage that protects Our Sailors, Our Families, and Our Freedom!
Applying for a position with General Dynamics Electric Boat means you are a purpose driven collaborator that will be devoted to our mission of providing the United States Navy with the most superior nuclear submarines in the world. We consider all highly motivated applicants that strive to reach their fullest potential. Joining our team means you become part of a 100 year legacy of dedicated Americans that have left their mark on the continued freedom of this great country. We welcome you the opportunity to leave yours!
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Job Description

The Electric Boat Naval Architecture Department (D496) is responsible for determining the hydrostatic and hydrodynamic characteristics of submarines and providing waterfront hydrostatics support.
Engineers in the Naval Architecture Department are responsible for concept design, hydrodynamic and hydrostatic analyses, and waterfront shipyard support activities. Concept design activities include design requirement trade-off assessments, early design optimization, team leadership and development of initial hydrostatic estimates. Hydrodynamic analyses include hydrodynamic loading of flow-exposed structure, maneuvering analysis, hull and control surface shaping, and whole-boat resistance. Hydrostatic calculations include determination of tank volumes, ship displacement, trim, draft, surfaced and submerged ship stability, and evaluation of damage conditions. Waterfront activities include support of blocking, docking, submarine launching, and barge transportation of major hull sections.
Engineers will be initially assigned to one of the above functional groups with opportunities for developmental rotation within the department.

Education/ Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering with a background in marine design or fluid mechanics.
  • 0-2 years of experience.
  • Bachelor Degree in Naval Architecture, Ocean Engineering or Aerospace Engineering. 
  • An advanced degree and/or experience in a related field.


Candidate must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, communication, and critical problem solving skills. Candidates must be highly motivated, perform independently, and able to interact with other groups and organizations in an engineering environment. Background or experience in marine vehicle design is strongly preferred. 
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