Electric Boat

QP Operations Supervisor - Pipe

Requisition ID
US-RI-North Kingstown
Remaining Openings
Post End




General Dynamics is the world’s foremost designer and builder of nuclear submarines, the most complex machines made by man. The company’s industry leadership extends back over a century to 1899 when it produced the U.S. Navy's first commissioned undersea warship. Today, Electric Boat prides itself on being the premier shipbuilding company in the industry. We develop and apply state of the art technology to the design and construction of nuclear powered submarines. With a team of highly skilled and dedicated employees, we have successfully taken submarine technology to a new level.


General Dynamics Electric Boat is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Job Description

Must possess 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. Requires ability to effectively organize and assign work to hourly employees such that safety, quality, schedule and cost objectives are met. Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, improve work order span times, streamline work processes and work cooperatively to provide quality. Must have knowledge of safe work practices; ability to comprehend and follow and 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, provide technical expertise, instruct, mentor and motivate crew.


Education/ Experience

High School/GED preferred. AS/BS/Technical school desired.


- Must have previous piping experience and be familiar with submarine piping systems

- Must also be familiar with submarine testing procedures and policies

- A combination of 3+ years Marine Pipefitting/Plumbing experience is preferred

- Education and/or training (i.e. Technical School, AS/BS degree in engineering discipline is  preferred

- Background in pipe installation, pipefitting, welding and plumbing preferred

- MDU graduate a plus

- Previous direct supervision or leadership experience is preferred

- Proficiency in blueprint and drawing interpretation required


Good organizational, presentation and communication skills. Ability to interact with various levels of employees in the organization. Demonstrated leadership skills. Must be available to work all shifts, including extended hours and weekends as business needs dictate. Must possess strong PC skills including proficiency with the MS Office suite & Lotus Notes. Navy/military preferred.Applicant must be granted a minimum of an interim secret clearance prior to position commencing. They must be able to obtain and maintain a final secret clearance to remain in that position.

Physical Qualifications

Climbing, Color Vision, Crawling, Kneeling, Light Lifting, Medium Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Stooping, Twisting

Environmental Attributes

Acids or Alkalis, Cold, Dry, Dusty, Fumes, Hot, Inside, Noise, Oily, Outside, Wet


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