The D923 Area Superintendent will be Responsible for management oversight of a designated area. Manages and directs the daily activities of multiple operations to achieve department and facility goals and business objectives.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- Goal setting, measuring attainment to the goals and meeting department cost objectives
- Must have a proven track record in safety, maintaining quality, achieving schedules, initiating process improvements and be a good communicator
- Pro-active in areas of safety and demonstrated ability to improve safety records
- Ability to motivate and train first line supervision
- Must demonstrate effective steel processing & outfitting problem solving skills
- Promote employee development and training
- Must be able to promote a positive team environment, as well as interact with all levels of management and the customer
- Must be able to interface with Human Resources and resolve employee issues
Products/Services: Those responsibilities directly associated with delivering products or services including but not limited to those related to manufacturing operations, customer interactions, or meeting operational performance standards.
Coordinate with external customers and internal partners/stakeholders:
External customers include: USN, Groton and Newport News shipyards.
Internal partners/stakeholders include: Area Superintendents and Supervisors within own department; other Waterfront and Shop Area Superintendents and Supervisors; Support trades including rigging and staging, manpower and material planning, engineering and test, human resources and training, safety, quality, and facilities maintenance.
Deliver quality products/services:
Products include: hull cylinders outfitted with tanks, propulsion and auxiliary machinery, piping, wiring and lighting, and special hull coatings.
Services include: hull modular fabrication and assembly; machinery, equipment and component installation; piping and wiring installation.
Drive quality by monitoring the overall quality performance and applying corrective actions to address deficiencies.
Achieve cost/schedule objectives by adjusting manpower, material, and equipment as per the allocated budget.
Drive innovation and continuous improvement efforts to support program goals.
Request improvements to production facilities and equipment.
Identify critical material needs for near-term production events.
Process: Those responsibilities related to managing business processes of a general nature, such as safety, planning, programming, and budgeting for the department.
Ensure compliance with safety and environmental programs within the workforce and workplace.
Identify needs and provide input to department manager for the long-term facility and capital plans.
Manage risk impact to cost, schedule and objectives; establish mitigation strategies to meet performance objectives.
Identify emergent resource needs, prioritize and negotiate for resources to meet immediate production requirements.
Provide purchase requests and documentation to manager.
Lead critique investigations; implement corrective actions.
Review pass-down information with pertinent Area Superintendents for pertinent issues and matters related to production facilities, equipment, and procedures.
People: Those responsibilities related to managing human capital and culture within the department or other areas of responsibility.
Provide input on manpower needs to the department manager.
Assist with succession planning and talent management within the department.
Recruit internally, interview, and recommend best candidates for supervisory positions and when necessary, hourly employees.
Improve workforce capabilities by identifying needed training and development; plan and execute training within the shop.
Establish and communicate work expectations; assess overall workforce performance and productivity; positively motivate the workforce.
Create an engaging workplace climate; reinforce desired workforce values and behaviors; continuously improve morale.
Manage individual performance of supervisors; develop their technical and leadership skills.
Consult with pertinent Area Superintendents for pertinent issues and matters related to their respective workforce and workplace climate.
Foundational Competencies of an Area Superintendent:
- Building Trust
- Interpersonal Skills
- Managing Priorities
- Problem Solving/Analysis
This position is located at the Quonset Point facility in North Kingstown, RI location.
The LMS Administrator role is responsible for administering all aspects of training activities in Electric Boat’s Learning Management System (LMS). The LMS Administrator provides quality customer service and uses technical expertise to research, analyze, resolve, and respond to basic and complex LMS tasks and issues in Cornerstone on Demand and the Skills Reporter Tool (SRT). The LMS Administration Team supports all Workforce Development training delivery areas as well as training area embedded in business areas at EB outside of Workforce Development.
- Execute scheduling based upon forecasted demand and emergent requests
- Manage the scheduling of new employee training and provide completions within the LMS
- Maintain weekly training schedules
- Process completions from classroom attendance rosters
- Validate entry of data into Cornerstone
- Manage and resolve instructor-led training (ILT) related inquiries via Outlook, phone, Skype, or in-person
- Coordinate on the implementation of the training delivery plan with responsible coordinator and/or program lead
- Coordinate instructor scheduling and room reservations in support of training needs
- Coordinate catering orders for training sessions that provide lunch
- Coordinate and dispatch necessary training-related notifications
- Manage waitlists as necessary
- Assign certifications as part of a completion process, when applicable
- Resolve Training Support tickets for ILT scheduling, enrollments, and completions assigned by the Help Desk
- Manage large scheduling projects
- Manage and maintain all process documentation and tools
- Oversee the utilization of classroom scheduling to support the needs of multiple departments
- Record manual completions for competencies completed by Operations or Safety that are not F26-enabled
The successful candidate for the Operations Supervisor for Rigging will supervise the daily activities of 10-15 Department 920 riggers. D920 plans, schedules, coordinates & accomplishes virtually all lifting & handling activities in support of manufacturing, assembly, outfitting & testing of submarine structures and components while maintaining safety, quality, cost, schedule and continuous improvement. D920 personnel operates all facility cranes (bridge, gantry, mobile, crawler, and cantilever), transporters, transfer car system, Traksporter and air pallets.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Attending Plan of the Day (POD) to assist with prioritizing the daily workload, assign and execute the work to meet company goals. The candidate will perform risk assessment of each task prior to job assignment in accordance with ODD-027 and provide oversite during execution of lifting and handling activities including and technical guidance. The candidate’s responsibilities shall also include the following:
- Ensure first time quality and compliance with Navy Crane Center standards, the EB Safety Manual, lifting & handling policies, procedures, and engineered drawings
- Perform safety, forklift, and lifting and handling surveillances regularly and assist middle management with corrective actions to minimize negative trends
- Minimize the department training delinquency and no show rate to meet company goals
- Capture EBos delays and assist middle management with corrective actions to control cost
- Complete Near Miss Reports and lower level crane/rigging accident reports for areas of responsibilities
- Provide mentoring/counselling to subordinates that do not follow directions or policies and procedures
- Develop and mentor subordinates that are capable of acting as substitute supervisors
- Must have the ability to motivate, mentor and develop all subordinates to support business goals and needs.
- Must have the ability to drive team performance to support business demands such as required O.T. and extended hours when the business dictates
Additional responsibilities include assisting the D920 Area Superintendent with planning, scheduling, training, safety performance, equipment inspection & maintenance, development & implementation of process improvement projects, review of construction methods/sequencing and lifting and handling drawings.
Occasional travel may be required. The candidate will supervise other support trades (e.g. stage builders) where required.
This position is located at the Quonset Point facility in North Kingstown, RI.
Located in Groton, CT the Human Resources Business Partner contributes to company performance by providing tactical and strategic consulting on people and organization development strategies in support of the business objectives. Human Resource Business Partners report directly to the Chief of Human Resources Business Partners. This position will be responsible for providing functional expertise, strategic guidance and Human Resources counsel to all levels of management, from Senior Leadership to first line Supervision, on a variety of business and workplace issues. The successful candidate will collaborate across HR departments while consulting with the executive team on HR issues, enterprise initiatives and strategy that affects the whole organization. The selected candidate will be knowledgeable regarding Human Resources best practices and labor and employment laws. The HRBP is expected to help the organization maintain compliance with federal and state labor and employment laws and consistently apply internal policies and procedures.
In addition to the above Key Responsibilities and Essential Functions will also include:
Organization Effectiveness and Development
- Facilitate a strong leadership and coaching culture to create a positive employee experience throughout the employment life cycle.
- Drive employee engagement by proactively solicit and assess employee opinions, anticipate their needs and concerns and recommend relevant solutions.
- Strategize ways to improve the relationship between the company’s leadership and their employees.
- Managing leadership coaching and team building that support growth and change in line with business objectives.
- Responsibility for ensuring the management team has the tools and training to handle employee conflicts between union and non-union members.
- Facilitate employee development initiatives and training.
Talent Management and Succession Planning
- Play an active role in talent mobility processes that encourage the exchange of talent across the various departments across Electric Boat.
- Partners with leaders to grow the capacity of the organization’s key talent to include high potential identification and associated development programming, etc.
- Partner to execute and/or lead and/or the organization and talent review process to access the current performance and future potential of employees for the purpose of positioning the organization for future success.
HR Practices and Strategy
- Co-create strategic business plans with their client groups, identify strategic HR priorities and partner with the COEs and leaders to achieve business results
- Maintain knowledge of progressive HR practices and key trends to identify and drive best practice sharing across functions to facilitate continuous improvement.
- Leads and/or supports annual HR cycle deliverables to include performance management; merit and bonus awards; benefits enrollment; etc.
- Provide coaching and consulting to business leaders on effective performance management interventions.
- Provide expert advice and coaching to employees about their performance, development or career growth.
- Through the performance management system assure that performance goals are communicated and annual job performance assessments are conducted.
- Support the annual goal setting process, the annual assessment process, periodic feedback sessions and development opportunities that strive to raise individual performance in the organization.
General Dynamics Electric Boat, the nation's premier designer and builder of nuclear submarines, is seeking Operations Supervisors to take part in building the most complex product in the world.
The StructuralOperations Supervisor must possess an energetic and positive attitude and be willing to change and develop as requirements of assigned tasks dictate.
- Responsible for daily assignments and overall coordination of employees to ensure maximum performance, efficiency and quality of functions
- Ability to effectively organize and assign work to hourly employees such that safety, quality, schedule and cost objectives are met
- Must demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, reduce work order span times, streamline work processes and work cooperatively with other multi-trade Supervisors on the team to provide first time quality on time
- Must have knowledge of safe work practices; ability to comprehend and follow or issue verbal and /or written instructions; willing to work as necessary to support production needs
- Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with subordinates and supervisors.
- Must have the ability to set, assign, and measure daily production goals, instruct, mentor, motivate crew and hold crew members accountable as required
Benefits and Perks:
- Employee Training and Development
- Paid vacation, plus 10 paid holidays each year
- Full Medical and Dental
- Vision Plan and Optical Shop
- Employee Pharmacy
- Life Insurance
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
- Flexible Spending Accounts for health and care giving
- HSA with company seed and match program
- Generous Stock Savings and Investment Plan (401K)
- Athletic Club and Fitness Center
- Discounts to local and national vendors
Relocation Assistance for those that qualify
This position is located at the Quonset Point facility in North Kingstown, RI
A challenging and exciting career is waiting for you!
General Dynamics Electric Boat has a proud history dating back to its incorporation on February 7, 1899, and the delivery of the first practical submarine to the U.S. Navy the following year. During the ensuing century, Electric Boat has been at the forefront of every innovation in submarine technology. Today, we are the nation's premier designer and builder of nuclear submarines.
We deliver the advantage that protects our sailors, our families and our freedom!
- Medical, Dental, Vision
- Prescription Coverage
- Health and Wellness Programs
- Commuter/Van Services
- Paid Vacation and holidays
- Paid training
- Advancement Opportunities
Learn more at gdeb.com/careers
Department 972 is seeking Assistant Chief Test Engineers (ACTEs), who will report to the Chief Test Engineer. Our department supports mechanical and electrical testing as required to meet Quonset Point’s needs towards ship out of submarine modules. This is a leadership role within the organization, which has direct oversight of Test Supervisors and primary responsibility for a division of our work.
Key responsibilities of an ACTE include:
- Daily work assignment and prioritization
- Technical guidance to their team
- Tracking of ongoing and upcoming work to ensure success
- Maintaining the integrity of test documents from their team
- Assessment of performance and taking action accordingly (advancement, training, discipline)
- Planning for future operating needs, including staffing requirements
- Certifying EB policy and procedure compliance
This position is located at the Quonset Point facility in North Kingstown, RI location.
The Information Technology (IT) Software Engineering Group (SEG) supervisor will lead a group of software developers responsible for design, development and implementation of customized software solutions across Electric Boat’s business systems. This role will support software development for the business as well as various programs including the Integrated Product Development Environment (IPDE) program.
This position will entail overseeing teams of EB software developers, which may include subcontracted software developers. In addition, the supervisor will be responsible for prioritizing workload, resource management and assignment of work; ensuring process compliance, assisting in providing software solutions, and direction and support for IT production software turnovers.
The supervisor candidate requires experience in requirements and systems analysis responsibilities which include overall coordination and technical management of software development activities. Responsibilities of this Supervisor position include:
- Planning, budgeting, and assignment of complex tasks
- Provide mentorship and employee development opportunities for the group
- Provide opportunities for technical growth of more experienced engineers
- Provide training and onboarding for new hires
- Setting, and assigning measurable goals
Position located in Honolulu, HI.
Maintenance & Modernization has an opening for a highly motivated Electrical Operations Supervisor to support delivered ship work at EB, Hawaii. This position is for an Electrical Operations Supervisor tasking may also require the ability to provide daily direction and technical assistance to a multi-disciplined crew, as required (e.g. Electricians, Shipfitters, Welders, Machinists, Sheetmetal Workers, etc.) of up to 17 tradesmen.
The Electrical Operations Supervisor will manage the performance of the group's Safety, Quality, Cost, Schedule, and Continuous Improvement as well as be responsible for the administration and execution of the craft's work paper (i.e. Work Orders, EWP, ERS, TGIs, DLs, ERs, Unsats, Test Forms, etc). The selected individual shall interface with on-site Ops Supervision, Area Superintendant, General Foreman, Engineering, Ship's Management, other off-site organizations, and various government/shipyard employees. The Electrical Operations Supervisor shall be responsible for developing good work practices along with process improvements, and ensure assigned personnel conform to all regulatory and EB requirements.
Travel to other shipyards in the continental United States is required. The successful candidate will be expected to know, comply with and participate in site improvement goals for Safety, Quality, Cost, Schedule and Continuous Improvement.
The Electrical Engineering and Design organization is looking to expand the electrical conductor project team to support COLUMBIA and VIRGINIA Class construction programs.
The selected candidate will work collaboratively and cross functionality throughout electrical design and engineering, advance planning (AP), detailed planning (DP), design build sustain (DBS), and operations to ensure smooth transition from technical authority (engineering and design) to build authority (construction) activities.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Coordinate and drive collaboration between engineering and design, DBS, AP and DP on deliverables based on construction program need set by conductor project team lead
- Manage build authority input to the construction network and activity scope through the AP & DBS refined forecasts
- Drive disclosure/CN deliverables through engineering and design development, planning phases, and shipyard execution
- Regularly provide status to directorate and program leadership on key attainment goals
- Support project team meetings and module reviews
- Support planning integration team meetings
- Drive continuous improvement in the end-to-end process including tool functionality, problem sheet resolution, and prioritization of work based on construction program needs
- Facilitate/participate in unplanned event learning sessions, and problem identification and resolution
Support additional/emergent tasking as necessary.
This position is located in Honolulu, Hawaii
The candidate selected must be highly motivated with strong interpersonal skills. The candidate must be task oriented and able to prioritize workload and be responsible for knowledge transfer. In addition, the candidate must be able to cultivate and promote a positive TEAM environment. Candidate should possess demonstrated competency facilitating effective relationships between internal/external customers.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- Supervise and manage the Quality Assurance Program personnel
- Assist the Chief Test Engineer (CTE) in the management of the test program to ensure performance to the required levels of quality while meeting established schedule and cost objectives
- Assist the CTE in the direction and coordination of the performance of assigned testing
- Provide technical assistance and the required training to the personnel assigned to perform testing and quality assurance functions
- Impress upon the team the need for quality performance in full compliance with the applicable procedures and instructions
- Maintain stringent controls and coordination of all activities involving reentry and restoration of systems
- Ensure that the CTE is aware of problems relating to successful completion of all testing
- Maintain required paperwork
- Evaluate the performance of personnel and make recommendations for advancement, training or discipline
- Ensure adherence to all Electric Boat policies and procedures
- Review and report staffing needs as required to meet schedules
- Employee may be required to work other than normal hours, to include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. Shift work and emergent overtime may be required
- Must be able to travel, as required. This position may require business and long term travel as necessary to support the efforts at other EB locations
This position is responsible for a variety of financial analysis and reporting responsibilities in support of Electric Boat's self-insured Workers' Compensation program to include:
- Analyze claims data for trends
- Evaluate lump sum settlements
- Coordinate recoveries on excess insurance policies
- Prepare data for proper reporting and timely submission to Federal and State agencies
- Assist with Audits- DCAA, Independent Audit Agencies, State & Federal Agencies
- Prepare data to support actuarial analysis of Workers' Compensation losses
- Generate and reconcile monthly/quarterly reports
- Reconcile monthy, daily cash reports
- Administer third party recoveries and future credits
General Dynamics Electric Boat, the nation's premier designer and builder of nuclear submarines, is seeking a Test Engineer to join our team.
Department 475 is responsible for managing the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP) Network (NNPP Net) at Electric Boat. EB LAN portion of the NNPP Net consists of over 900 computers and 1600 users at four sites in two states. The network is expanding to support many changes including new construction, maintenance and modernization contracts, and to meet changing security requirements.
D475 seeks a highly motivated individual to join its IT team. This role requires in depth knowledge and experience with network configuration and management. The successful candidate will work in a technically diverse environment with a team of system administrators responsible for a mostly Windows network of about 50 servers, over 900 clients and 1600 users. The group is responsible for the installation, configuration, management, and maintenance of the LAN including ensuring its security and availability to users across the network. The individual’s main responsibilities will involve supporting network infrastructure. Some of the duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
- Installing and configuring network routers, firewalls (Palo Alto, Cisco) and managed switches (Cisco)
- Installing and configuring TACLANE encryptors
- Campus Fiber Planning/Projects
- Working with team to implement cyber security initiatives including network firewalls
- Network security patching and vulnerability management
- Attending training sessions to maintain and improve skillsets as well as cross-train peers
- Lead network related projects involving multiple teams
This position requires implementing government standard configurations to network equipment. It provides team members with challenging work and a means to continue gaining technical skills and broadening their experience throughout their career. The position requires physical access to network devices throughout the Groton shipyard and the New London, Kings Highway and Quonset Point, RI campuses so a lot of walking and some travel is required.
D462 requires an IT Asset Management (ITAM) Representative to develop and sustain the D462 ITAM process including both software and hardware purchasing, renewals and asset management. This role will assist with development and implementation of procedures to populate, source, and accurately manage license information within a software asset tracking system. The individual will work collaboratively with existing EBIT regulatory compliance and procurement personnel to ensure information accuracy and compliance with software licensing requirements.
Tasks include: Developing ITAM policies and procedures, populating license information into the asset management application; coordinating and communicating renewal expiration dates to the IT administrator team and owners of specific engineering software; procuring IT hardware; developing, reviewing and updating software agreements as required with legal; proactively adjudicating license information; establishing and monitoring license compliance and user access rights to ensure data integrity. The ITAM representative will also validate and update data within the software license manager product, recognize and respond to business reporting and compliance requirements, identify under-utilized software licenses for re-harvesting for potential cost savings opportunities.
The Industrial Security Compliance Office (ISCO) has an immediate need for a highly motivated individual to be a member of EBC’s security team. The Information Security Rep is responsible for providing dedicated security support to Electric Boat Corporation’s (EBC) International Programs. The successful candidate will serve as an Information Security Professional interfacing with various departments throughout Electric Boat Corporation, US Department of Defense, and international customers.
This position will provide security guidance and oversight to International Programs at the Groton/New London facilities, Quonset Point, and EBC field offices in foreign countries.
The successful candidate will ensure company compliance with international security requirements and support the company’s IMEX Compliance Program in accordance with company policy, contract requirements, and federal regulation.
This position reports to the Chief of Security – International Programs.
The Information Security Professional – International Programs will be responsible for supporting all aspects of security compliance oversight. These aspects may include: application of the DoD National Industrial Security Program (NISP), US Government contract security requirements, company security policies and procedures, and other government guidance sources.
- Participates in the development of policy and procedure, in coordination with EB Legal and the international programs office, to support Electric Boat’s Export/Import (EXIM) and Security programs
- Directly supports USG foreign military sales programs at the contractor level
- Classification management: Maintain, interpret, and enforce classification management requirements and program directives
- Document accountability: Document marking procedures, reproduction and dissemination
- Administer security education and awareness training
- Conduct self-inspections and participate in Foreign Program annual self-assessments
- Provide guidance to ensure compliance with the NISPOM, the EB Security Manual, and other applicable guidance sources
- Conduct investigations into incidents involving the improper handling of controlled information, including inquiries into deviations from EB EXIM policy
- Generate and provide written incident reports to the Chief of Security, FSO, EB Legal Empowered Officials, and government agencies
- Conduct root cause analysis and determine corrective actions for security incidents
- Provide direction to individuals and departments involved in security incidents
As part of the ISCO team, the individual will participate in administrative inquires, investigations, policy generation, security audits and the implementation of corrective actions for identified deficiencies. The individual will be required to interact with DoD and other government agencies regarding the protection of controlled unclassified and classified information. The individual must be comfortable briefing all levels of management on classification issues and classification requirements for sensitive technologies and processes. Must exercise sound judgement, work independently and maintain confidentiality.
Laboratory Services is seeking a Chemistry Laboratory Technician to support submarine construction programs and to comply with city, state and federal regulatory requirements. This individual may be trained as an OSHA Competent Person, which entails classroom training along with on the job training for the atmospheric testing of confined spaces. The individual may also be trained to take environmental readings to support quality assurance aspects of submarine construction.
This work can be physically demanding requiring the individual to carry sampling equipment throughout the shipyard and aboard submarines in all weather conditions. The individual must be capable of entering confined and enclosed spaces, able to climb ladders and stairs and able to work at heights.
Candidate will be employed in a safety function which involves atmospheric checks of tanks and confined spaces along with setting up appropriate safety instructions along with issuing shipboard fire permits. Candidate will be required to use testing instrumentation to determine safe conditions along with appropriate safety requirements such as ventilation, fire safety, respiratory protection and similar requirements.
Material Service Representatives are required to receive, identify, locate and retrieve materials across the facility. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Responsible for tallying types and quantities of items against receiving reports, material move tags, packing slips, packing lists and shipping documents
- Locates material according to size, shape, weight or stock number and palletize material securely to pallet boxes, etc.
- Will be required to operate precise cutting equipment & tools including band saws, abrasive saws, shears, etc.
- Candidate will be required to operate sophisticated forklift equipment
- Responsible for processing work on tablets
This is a SECOND shift position located at the Quonset Point facility in North Kingstown, RI.
General Dynamics Electric Boat is committed to fostering the growth and development of talented engineering graduates through our Operations Supervisor Leadership Program. This program aims to provide participants with the necessary skills, knowledge, and experiences to become future leaders in shipyard operations.
As a participant in our Shipyard Operations Leadership Program, you will undergo a comprehensive training and career development program designed to enhance your leadership abilities and technical skills. You will work closely with experienced professionals and engage in various projects and initiatives to gain hands-on experience in operations and directly on submarines. Each candidate will participate various rotations, the first being trade training at one of our offsite facilities, in which the participant has the opportunity to learn and perform a trade. The next rotations are taking on the role of Operations Supervisor leading a trade in our Groton, CT shipyard or our Quonset Point, RI manufacturing facility.
- Participate actively in all aspects of the Leadership Program, including training sessions, workshops, and team-building activities.
- Lead the activities of approximately 3 to 20 trade employees in the performance of preparing, assembling and installing equipment onboard submarines
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gain exposure as the Primary point of contact to interface with Engineering, Ships' Management, Quality and other trade departments and understand the interdependencies between them.
- Embrace and promote a culture of safety, quality, and process improvement,
- Assist in the planning, execution, and evaluation of engineering projects, ensuring adherence to quality standards and project timelines.
- Develop and implement innovative solutions to challenges, leveraging your technical knowledge and problem-solving skills.
- Engage in continuous learning and professional development activities to stay updated with the latest advancements in manufacturing operations field.
- Communicate effectively with team members, stakeholders, and stakeholders to ensure clear understanding of project requirements and deliverables.
- Demonstrate leadership qualities by taking initiative, motivating team members, and providing guidance and support when needed.
- Assign work, provide technical expertise, instruction, developmental guidance, motivation and performance assessment of your employee(s) while working aboard submarines under construction and repair
- Lead self-assessment audits, commit to schedules and maintain product quality
- Attend to various administrative responsibility, such as LMS, Quality documentation, work completion documentation, etc.
- Must be willing to work all shifts and travel between sites, as required