Electrical Auxiliary Systems Engineer

HSI-Electric Boat

New London, CT


VIRGINIA Class Electrical Auxiliary Systems Engineer

Job Description

The VIRGINIA Class electrical auxiliary systems group is seeking a detail oriented and highly motivated engineer to support the Virginia Class Block VI submarine design. The Virginia Class Block VI design adds new capabilities and systems that enable the submarine to accomplish new missions. The group is responsible for motor driven auxiliaries, the secondary propulsion system, lighting, galley equipment and select independent research and development tasks. The group is also responsible for the electrical installation methods for VIRGINIA class, Moored Training Ship, and COLUMBIA Class submarines. All of which will play a role in the success of the Block VI submarine design.

The successful candidate will develop technical specifications, installation drawings and test procedures, manage vendor component development and qualification testing, as well as oversee integration of the system into the submarine arrangement. The candidate will perform engineering calculations in support of the design of these systems.

The successful candidate will work with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and is capable of working independently. The candidate will be required to develop, maintain, and perform to long-term task plans. The candidate will be able to communicate effectively with system external and internal stakeholders such as upper management, program office, other supporting departments at Electric Boat, and NAVSEA. Additionally, the candidate may be required to support submarine construction events included overseeing system test, qualification, and troubleshooting. Travel will be required for this position. On-the-job training and mentorship will be provided.



  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical degree is required
  • 0-9 years of Systems engineering experience
  • Mechanical engineers experienced in electrical motors and electrical engineering will be considered
  • Organizational skills to develop and maintain long-term task plans is required
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid problem-solving capabilities
  • Technically ability to work complex, multi-faceted tasks


  • Familiarity with AC and DC motor controllers
  • Familiarity with integration of variable frequency drive controllers
  • Candidates graduating in in the Spring 2022 are eligible to apply