Career Networking for the Built Environment

Jobs | Resumes | Employers | Answers

Senior Nuclear Engineer : Job Profile

Job Title: Senior Nuclear Engineer
Job Description:


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!

General Dynamics Ethos & Corporate Responsibility

Commitment to Ethics
Commitment to Employees
Supporting Service Members
Supporting Communities
Environmental Responsibility


Department 485 is seeking a highly motivated candidate to support design and construction of COLUMBIA Class propulsion plant fluid systems. D485 is responsible for the design, development, and construction support of reactor plant and steam plant fluid systems in the COLUMBIA Class propulsion plant. Responsibilities include fluid system analysis, design calculations, system diagram development, arrangement integration, design disclosure development, material and component selection, operating procedure development, test procedure development, and interfacing with the customer and vendors.

D485 engineers are also responsible for fluid system construction support; including:

Disposition of Change Requests/Change Notices (CR/CN) and test inspection reports (TIRs)/UNSATs.
Disposition of vendor information requests (VIRs).
Construction surveillance of systems
Providing technical support to shipyard test organizations during test events such as engine room steaming, power range testing, and propulsion plant sea trials.
Individuals selected for this position will be responsible for development and execution of projects supporting current and future COLUMBIA Class design efforts, design changes, and system improvement tasking. This position requires continued progression of technical and project management skills



Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Mechanical, Aerospace, Marine, Civil, Chemical or equivalent engineering degree
4-9 years of related engineering experience

Advanced engineering degree
Experience with fluid systems and components
Company Description:

General Dynamics Corporation (GD) is an American aerospace and defense corporation. As of 2019, it was the fifth-largest defense contractor in the United States, and the sixth-largest in the world, by sales.

General Dynamics is organized into five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

We have a balanced business model which gives each business unit the flexibility to stay agile and maintain an intimate understanding of customer requirements.

Each business unit is responsible for the execution of its strategy and operational performance. Our corporate leaders set the overall strategy of the business and manage allocation of capital. This unique model keeps us focused on what matters delivering on our promises to customers through relentless improvement, continued growth, boosting return on invested capital and disciplined capital deployment.