Electric Boat

  • QP - Maintenance Technician

    Requisition ID
    US-RI-North Kingstown
    Mechanical Repair
    Remaining Openings
    Post End
    1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • Overview

    General Dynamics Electric Boat 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

    The Facilities Maintenance Technician is responsible for troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining various types of specialized mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems/ components.

    • This technician will primarily be working on Government Owned (SPR) equipment.
    • The technician reports directly to the maintenance operations supervisor and must possess the ability to maintain relationships with production and vendors.
    • Looking for well-trained technicians experienced with PLC and electrical troubleshooting and the capability to address day-to-day issues
    • Develops and evaluates new technologies or methods (mechanics, hydraulics, algorithms, software, etc.)
    • The ability to work with others and independently in a fast paced environment is crucial
    • Willingness to further ones knowledge base and skillset in a growing company with specialized equipment is necessary
    • Having the ability to follow procedural compliance and engineered procedures is a must.


    Education/ Experience


    • 5 years of facilities/machine maintenance experience is required
    • The ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and schematics is required
    • Previous experience with PLC’s to include effectively diagnosing analog and digital field components, along with input/output devices is required
    • A basic understanding of electrical systems to include 600 volt and below including various control voltage is required
    • Working from ladders and lifts while wearing fall protection is required
    • Experience using various types of diagnostic tools and meters to include volt meters, amp meters, resistive measuring devices, meggers, data loggers, micrometers, calipers, test gauges, and temperature measuring devices is required
    • Employee may be required to work overtime and/or stay into a later shift to return equipment to service


    Preferred / Desired Skills:

    • Specific trade licensing preferred e.g. Electrical, HVAC/refrigeration
    • Knowledge of hydraulic system component diagnostics, repair and failure analysis of valves, stacks, pistons, and rams in excess of 5000 PSI operating pressure preferred.
    • Past mechanical/electrical or hydraulic trade school or apprenticeship preferred



    Applicants must apply for a DOD Security Clearance as a condition of employment. They will be required to obtain and maintain a final secret clearance to remain in this position.


    Physical Qualifications

    Climbing, Color Vision, Crawling, Heavy Lifting, 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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