Electrical Systems and Components Engineer

HSI-Electric Boat

New London, CT


Opportunities are available in D429 for electrical system and component engineers. Successful candidates will be joining a strong and experienced engineering team in an exciting and fast-paced environment focused on designing power distribution, reactor plant, steam plant, and electric plant systems and equipment for the new COLUMBIA Class submarines. 


D429 offers a unique engineering opportunity to work in any of a wide variety of electrical engineering concentrations (power generation and distribution, steam-plant and reactor-plant instrumentation & control, project management, etc.).  D429 is comprised of a mix of experienced, mid-level, and entry-level engineers that focus on team building and knowledge sharing.


Successful candidates will be responsible for all aspects of their assigned systems or components, which includes:

  • Learning and understanding system/component operational needs
  • Defining and meeting functional and detailed requirements
  • Performing required calculations and modeling
  • Selecting standard components and subcomponents
  • Overseeing development of system/component drawings
  • Supporting development of associated technical documentation, including manuals, operating instructions, repair parts lists, preventative maintenance specifications, etc.
  • Managing all system and component interfaces including electrical, structural, piping, and mechanical
  • Supporting 3D model development and arrangement of systems and components
  • Overseeing subcontractor designs, manufacturing, testing, and qualification
  • Obtaining customer approval of designs and requirements via formal correspondence
  • Supporting the ongoing construction, testing, and time critical troubleshooting for the COLUMBIA Class submarine at the Electric Boat Quonset Point and Groton shipyards
  • Ideal candidates for D429 possess a diverse knowledge of electrical engineering concepts, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a strong drive to meet requirements on schedule and budget with a focus on achieving the highest quality. This is your opportunity to contribute to the design and construction of the next generation of submarines.
  • Some overtime and travel may be required

BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical degree

0-15 years Experience