25 Aug
D494 Structural Engineer I
Connecticut, Eastern CT

Vacancy expired!


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

D494 Engineers are responsible for the detailed design and analysis of forward end internal submarine structures. Responsibilities include structural engineering analysis of equipment foundations, platform decks, modular structures, joiner-work and stowage. Analysis for shock loadings (static and dynamic), ship motion, submergence, fatigue and tank pressurization loads are performed using state-of-the-art computer models as well as conventional classical calculation methods. Additionally, Engineers will interface with Designers, representatives from various disciplines and the Navy in a Design/Build team environment. Engineers will also participate in Navy design reviews.

Education/ Experience


  • A Bachelor of Science degree (or higher) in Civil (Structural) or Mechanical Engineering or related technical degree.

  • 0-2 years of related engineering experience.


  • A Master Degree in these areas is desirable.


The candidate must possess strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Candidate must be highly motivated, perform independently, as well as interact with other groups and organizations in an engineering environment. Demonstrated skills and proficiency in the technical area of structural engineering is required and knowledge of finite element analysis, steel design techniques and advanced mechanics of materials is highly desirable.

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