Engineer - All Levels

Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92108

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Job Posting End Date: Until Filled

Shift:                               1st

Security Clearance:      No Clearance




Hiring engineers of all experience levels from the following disciplines:

  • Marine Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Structural Engineering

  • Industrial Engineering

  • Naval Engineering


The description of Functions and Duties below represents an entry-level applicant.  Those applying with greater experience will be tasked to work with progressively greater initiative, industry knowledge, and less oversight.




Prepare and maintain as directed, design studies, drawings and engineering calculations under supervision. Communicate with other departments and provide them with technical assistance or information when needed.  Reports to Supervisor or Senior Supervisor.  Takes an active role in problem resolution teams.  Will interface with other Engineering groups, Production, Quality Assurance, Purchasing, Vendors, Regulatory Bodies, and other disciplines as required.  Will be informed of priorities and allowed to schedule work as necessary to complete required tasks within guidelines provided by the Supervisor. 



  • Perform Design analysis and support calculations for engineering product development
  • Supports the development of ship designs and/or underlying calculations and documentation in given subject area
  • Supports research into internal (e.g. production, planning) and external customers (e.g. ABS, Navy, USCG) issues and interpretations as assigned
  • Demonstrates oral and written communication skills, including through e-mail, drafting presentations, reports, and other correspondence for review by more senior personnel. Participates in internal working groups, including documenting discussions, decisions, and outcomes
  • Actively contributes to the department’s team environment with a consistently positive attitude
  • Including a willingness and ability to train others as directed
  • Demonstrates a good attitude, continuous improvement mindset, and initiative, accountability, and commitment
  • Demonstrates professional and business skill aptitude
  • Demonstrates engineering ability and basic knowledge and a professional career aptitude
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.  Entry level to 2 years’ experience in relevant marine field
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Effective decision maker requiring some guidance on occasions



Requires ability to work in an office environment, go aboard ship during construction, climb ladders, work throughout yard as required, and take part in Sea Trials when required.  Work will be confined to a clean office environment in general but will require participation in dusty, dirty areas at times.  Employees are paid for formally structured and scheduled overtime, but are not paid for casual overtime.  Employees may be rotated to other departments for professional development.



Completes all tasks within schedule, budget, and quality commitments.



Engineer I: $74,300 - $96,100

Engineer II: $81,500 - $114,500

Engineer III: $88,100 - $124,700

Senior Engineer: $99,200 - $145,000

Engineering Specialist: $119,100 - $162,000

Senior Engineering Specialist: $134,200 - $185,800


This pay range is a reasonable estimate of the salary range for this role. It takes into account the wide range of factors considered in making compensation decisions; including but not limited to skill sets, experience, training, and education. General Dynamics NASSCO also provides a variety of benefits including medical & dental insurance coverage, 401(k) retirement savings plan, flexible spending accounts/HSAs, life and disability insurance, company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO), wellness coaching, and an onsite health services. 


General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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