Engineer l- Structural

Electric Boat New London, CT

General Dynamics Electric Boat is the world's foremost designer and builder of nuclear submarines, the most complex machines made by man. The company's industry leadership extends back over a century to 1899 when it produced the U.S. Navy's first commissioned undersea warship. Today, Electric Boat prides itself on being the premier shipbuilding company in the industry. We develop and apply state of the art technology to the design and construction of nuclear powered submarines. With a team of highly skilled and dedicated employees, we have successfully taken submarine technology to a new level.

General Dynamics Electric Boat is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Job Description

D484 – COLUMBIA Replacement Internal Structures and Arrangements (FWD) - Engineers are responsible for supporting the detail design and analysis of submarine internal structures for the new COLUMBIA Class Replacement program. Responsibilities include working with designers and draftsmen from concept phase through final design disclosure to design and analyze equipment foundations, platform decks, modular structures, joinerwork, bulkheads, tank structures, and structural penetrations. Structural analysis for shock loadings (static and dynamic), operational and live loadings, stiffness, submergence, fatigue, and tank pressurization loads are performed using state-of-the-art computer models as well as conventional hand calculation methods. Engineers will work in team environments consisting of system engineers, as applicable, and design, operations, sustainment, and Navy personnel to develop structural designs that take into account preferred pre-fabrications and construction techniques, to minimize costs/schedules, and sustainment attributes and requirements for life of ship culminating in formal presentations to the team and customer for approval, approving detailed design disclosures and authoring formalized calculation packages.

Education/ Experience


A Bachelor of Science Degree in civil engineering (structural concentration), mechanical engineering or related technical degree is required.

Knowledge of finite element analysis, steel design techniques and/or advanced mechanics of materials is required for these positions.

Zero to two years related experience required.


A Bachelor of Science Degree in civil engineering (structural concentration)


The candidate must possess strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Candidate must be highly motivated and be able to perform independently, as well as interact with other groups and organizations in a team environment.