Electrical Engineer II- SDCA in San Diego, CA at Austal

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San Diego, CA

Job Description

Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  Austal’s commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion. 

REPORTS TO: Chief Department Engineer & Project Department Engineer
SUPERVISES: Engineer I, Designers and Draftspersons
• Responsible for design calculations and drawing development as assigned by
the Chief Department Engineer or a Department Engineer III
• Responsible for checking calculations done by Engineers I
• Complies with Austal’s employee handbook general guidelines, company
procedures and policies.
• General:
o Three (3) to seven (7) years of shipyard design and construction
experience or equivalent experience.
 Candidates with equivalent experience as a Cognizant Engineer
over one or more systems may also be considered.
 Two (2) years’ Engineering experience at Austal USA will be
considered in lieu of shipyard design and construction experience
o Excellent written and oral communication skills
o Understanding of scheduling and an ability to adhere to strict deadlines
o Experienced in interacting with Production, multiple design teams from
several companies, customer representatives and equipment
o Computer literate and familiar with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office
o Working knowledge of ship and propulsion systems
o Working knowledge of Maritime Regulatory Authorities (i.e. ABS, DNV,
• Preferred:
o Experience in the construction of high speed aluminum vessels
o Knowledge of modular construction methods
o Knowledge in design and construction of US Navy vessels
o Knowledge of shock design
o Knowledge of FEA methods
o Knowledge of composite shafting
• Naval Architect:
o Successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Naval Architecture
o Working knowledge of vessel structural design
o Working knowledge of vessel trim & stability calculations
• Structural Engineer:
o Successful completion of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
o Working knowledge of vessel structural design
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• Marine/Mechanical Engineer
o Bachelor’s Degree in Marine or Mechanical Engineering
o Working knowledge of ship and propulsion system design and operation
Working knowledge of engine alignment and shaft design and alignment
Working knowledge of HVAC design
• Electrical Engineer:
O Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
o Working knowledge of power distribution and lighting systems
o Working knowledge of automation, control and communication systems
o Working knowledge of IEEE and NEC
• Fit Out Engineer
o Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
o Working knowledge of light-weight aluminum joiner construction
o Working knowledge of USPH requirements
All candidates must meet Austal USA’s basic employment eligibility guidelines:
• The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance may be required if
deemed necessary in the scope of your position responsibilities
• 18 years or older at time of application
• Able to provide proof of US Person status (permanent resident or citizen)
• No felony convictions of theft/deception or violent crimes within seven years from
disposition date
• No felony convictions of drug crimes within three years from disposition date
• Willing to submit to a drug screen
• Willing to submit to a background check
• Computer – MS Office, AutoCAD
• May lead and direct the work of Engineers I, Designers and Draftspersons
• May determine technical adequacy of drawings and calculations
• May provide input to evaluations of Engineers I, Designers and Draftspersons
LIAISES WITH: Engineers, Production Personnel, Customer, Regulatory Bodies,
Program Management and Equipment Suppliers
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to humid conditions,
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bright flashing lights, moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, outside weather
conditions, and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and/or
airborne particles at or below the PEL, toxic or caustic chemicals, and heat and cold. The
noise level in the work environment is usually very loud, + 90 dB.
Must comply with company, federal, state, and local safety and environmental rules and
regulations while performing daily job tasks.

Salary Range : $79k - $101k